Mixed 2022 results for Audi with +44% EV deliveries – 4Legend.com – AudiPassion.com

In 2022, Audi was again able to significantly increase the supply of 100% electric vehicles: with an increase of around 44%, the brand continued its electrification strategy and thus stayed the course even in a year marked by global crises. Overall, Audi sold more than 1.61 million vehicles last year, which was close to the previous year’s level despite lingering bottlenecks and major supply chain challenges. Audi beat 2021 results in Europe, Germany and other key markets.

“The high sales figures of 100% electric models show us that our focus on electric mobility is the right way to go. », said Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Management Board for Sales and Marketing of AUDI AG. In total, Audi delivered 118,196 electric models to customers last year, which is 42.8% more than in 2021.

The strong demand for the all-electric Audi Q4 e-tron, Audi e-tron GT quattro and Audi e-tron confirms the company’s clear commitment to an all-electric future and accelerates Audi’s journey to becoming a premium supplier of sustainable mobility. . A new model is already waiting in the wings: the new Audi Q8 e-tron continues the success story of the Audi e-tron as a pioneer in electromobility at Audi. The model has received many pre-orders before it hits the market in spring 2023. From 2026, Audi will produce only 100% electric cars on the world market.

“In a challenging and dynamic environment, our global team has once again proven its strength in 2022. Due to outstanding team spirit, operational excellence and effective sales supervision, we were able to complete a successful exercise. »Hildegard Wortmann said.

In addition to all-electric models, the Audi A3 (+12.1%), Audi A4 (+8.0%) and Audi Q5 (+2.7%) also saw particularly large increases in the overall customer portfolio. Audi Sport also experienced a special year in 2022: the delivery of 45,515 high-performance vehicles represents a new record and an increase of 15.6% compared to 2021.

With 624,498 vehicles delivered in Europe, Audi was able to increase sales by 1.2% compared to 2021. Demand for all-electric models has also increased here, especially the Audi Q4 e-tron (+99.4%), Audi e-tron GT (+29.2%) and Audi e-tron (+8.5%). Audi Sport contributed to the good results by delivering a record 29,417 vehicles (+30.8%) in Europe. Overall, sales in 29 European markets increased compared to 2021.

Sales in Germany contributed especially to the positive trends in Europe (214,678 vehicles, +18.7%). A significant increase (+87.8%) in deliveries of all-electric models accounted for the majority of deliveries. The company significantly increased its market share in Germany, as well as a strong increase in the supply of all-electric models (+87.8%). Audi Sport also set a new record in the company’s domestic market by selling 12,993 units with an increase of 43%.

In 2022, the demand for all-electric Audi models in the US is higher than ever. It also allows for a new record of 16,177 car sales – a 47.3% increase compared to 2021. 10,397 sales of the Audi e‑tron alone have taken place, showing growth. 7.2%. Since the launch of the Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, Audi has the largest portfolio of electric vehicles on the market. Due to logistics and supply bottlenecks, the total number of vehicles delivered in the United States was 186,875, a slight decrease of -4.7% from the previous year. However, customer demand remains high.

Audi delivered a total of 642,548 vehicles to China, down 8.4 percent from the previous year. The decline was due to ongoing supply bottlenecks, particularly for semiconductors, as well as production constraints due to COVID-19. In dealers, the restrictions caused by the Covid pandemic were also felt in the temporarily closed showrooms. The number of all-electric models supplied increased by 9.8%. In 2022, the company successfully expanded its electric portfolio in China with the new Audi Q5 e-tron Roadjet, Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi RS e-tron GT. Audi A3 (+10.0%), Audi A4 (+14.9%) and Audi Q5 (+4.5%) achieved new indicators.

In other markets of the world, the demand for all-electric models increased by 90.2%. In total, Audi delivered 160,310 vehicles (-3.5%) in these markets, which were affected by geopolitical crises in addition to supply chain problems and persistent logistics bottlenecks. The company achieved significant growth, especially in the Middle East (+47.9%), India (+27.1%) and Taiwan (+22.2%).

“Although we still face global economic challenges, we look to the future with confidence. This is because we are heading into 2023, during which we will accelerate the transformation with an attractive portfolio, a large number of orders and a highly motivated team. »Hildegard Wortmann said.

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