The War in Ukraine, the Energy Revolution and Sustainability: Markus Duesmann and Hildegard Wortmann at the Ludwig Erhard Summit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71161"] source: Audi AG AUDI AG has been a partner of the Ludwig Erhard Summit, a get-together of decision-makers from the worlds of business, politics, science and the media, for many years. Providing electric and plug-in hybrid cars, Audi runs the shuttle service for guests as the event’s mobility partner. In addition, CEO Markus Duesmann is a keynote speaker at the Innovation & Science Day, and Hildegard Wortmann, Board Member for Sal...

New Production Site for Electric Models in China: Audi Achieves Milestone

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68843"] source: Audi AG Planning and approval stage completed: Construction on new e-car plant in Changchun to begin; completion by the end of 2024 CEO Markus Duesmann: “Central role in the Four Rings’ electrification strategy in China” Production of PPE-based electric cars for the Chinese market Audi is consistently focusing on the electrification of its model range in China as well. With the Audi FAW NEV Company Ltd., Audi is setting...

CEO Markus Duesmann: “We need a fossil-free society”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66643"] source: Audi AG How can the German automotive industry spearhead the electric revolution? How do traditional OEMs measure up against new competitors? Is the right political framework in place and how does the current coalition agreement fit in given the current situation? These questions were the focus of a panel discussion featuring Hildegard Müller (German Association of the Automotive Industry, VDA), transport expert Prof....

The 2021 “SocAIty” Study: Audi is Addressing a Social Dimension of Autonomous Driving

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66605"] source: Audi AG A new study from &Audi Initiative provides answers to legal, ethical, and political questions about autonomous driving Well known experts support a holistic debate about future technology Audi CEO Duesmann: “Autonomous driving can make traffic safer and mobility more inclusive.” From the appropriate legal framework to ethical questions to digital responsibility: the 2021 “SocAIty” study from the &Audi ...

Audi CEO Duesmann at Berlin Climate Conference: Accelerated Transition to e-mobility

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61901"] source: Audi AG Starting in 2026, Audi will only launch new all-electric models on the global market Audi will phase out production of the last internal combustion engines by 2033 Audi CEO Duesmann at Climate Neutrality Foundation conference: “Audi is ready to make its decisive and powerful move into the electric age.” Production of Audi’s final completely newly developed combustion engine model will start in just four years. A...

Audi Realigns Its Technical Development Division

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48646"] source: Audi AG CEO Markus Duesmann takes over additional Board of Management responsibility for Technical Development Chairman of the Supervisory Board Herbert Diess: “We thank Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler for 34 years of successful work at the Volkswagen Group.” Chairman of the General Works Council Peter Mosch: “The next steps are a matter for the boss: accelerating processes and modernizing structures in an employee-f...

Markus Duesmann launches “Artemis” project

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47895"] source: Audi A New Audi CEO and Volkswagen Board of Management Member for Group Research and Development creates agile unit for additional car projects Alex Hitzinger will establish and manage “Artemis” in Ingolstadt with use of the Group’s resources and technologies Hitzinger’s team is to implement a new lighthouse project for Audi in record time Two months after taking office as the new CEO at Audi, Markus Duesmann is setti...

Markus Duesmann to be new Audi CEO

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38413"] source: Audi AG Duesmann to succeed Bram Schot on April 1, 2020 Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Diess: “Markus Duesmann will do everything in his power to leverage the great potential of the Audi brand” / “Thank you to Bram Schot for his very successful work in a critical phase” Chairman of the General Works Council Mosch: “We expect courage to take the lead through technology” / “Bram Schot started the cult...