Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Audi to deliver over 100,000 electric models by 2022 despite challenging environment

In 2022, Audi was once again able to significantly increase deliveries of fully electric cars: with an increase of almost 44 percent, the brand systematically continued its electrification strategy, thus overcoming years characterized by global crises I stayed on course. Overall, Audi sold more than 1.61 million vehicles last year, a close to the previous year’s level despite prolonged supply constraints and major challenges in the logistics chain. Audi outperformed 2021 results in Europe, Germany and other key markets.

“The strong numbers for all-electric models show us that our clear focus on electric mobility is the right path,” says Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG. Overall, Audi delivered 118,196 electric models to customers last year, up 44.3 percent from 2021.

Strong demand for the all-electric Audi Q4 e-tron, Audi e-tron GT quattro and Audi e-tron models confirms the company’s clear decision in favor of an all-electric future and will accelerate Audi’s path to becoming . In a sustainable premium mobility provider. A new model is already waiting: The new Audi Q8 e-tron continues the success story of the Audi e-tron as an electric pioneer. The model has already received several pre-orders ahead of its market launch in the spring of 2023. In 2026, Audi will introduce only fully electric cars to the global market.

“In a challenging and dynamic environment, our global team has once again demonstrated its resilience in 2022,” says Hildegard Wortmann. “Thanks to exceptional team spirit, operational excellence and effective control of sales, we were able to successfully end the business year.”

Along with fully electric models, the Audi A3 (+12.1 percent), the Audi A4 (+8.0 percent) and the Audi Q5 (+2.7 percent) saw particularly large growth across the overall portfolio. Audi Sport also had a special year in 2022: the delivery of 45,515 high-performance cars meant a new record and an increase of 15.6% year-on-year.

With 624,498 cars delivered in Europe, Audi was able to increase sales by 1.2 percent in 2021. Fully electric models also saw an increase in demand here, notably the Audi Q4 e-tron (+99.4 percent), the Audi e-tron GT (+29.2 percent), and the Audi e-tron (+8.5 percent). . Audi Sport contributed to the strong result in Europe with a record 29,417 vehicle deliveries (+30.8 percent). Overall, sales were up year-on-year in 29 European markets.

Sales in Germany were a particularly strong contributor to the positive trends in Europe (214,678 vehicles, +18.7 percent). A significant increase in deliveries of all-electric models (+87.8 per cent) accounted for a major chunk of them. The company also increased its market share significantly here due to strong growth in deliveries of all-electric models (+87.8 per cent). Audi Sport set a new record in the company’s home market with sales of 12,993 models, showing a growth of 43 percent.

Demand for an all-electric Audi model in 2022 in the US is higher than ever. This is evident from the record 16,177 vehicle sales, an increase of 47.3 percent compared to 2021. The Audi e-tron sold only 10,397, showing an increase of 7.2. Percent. Since the launch of the Audi Q4 e-tron and the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, Audi has the largest portfolio of electric cars in the market. Due to logistics and supply constraints, the total number of vehicles delivered in the US was 186,875, a slight decrease of -4.7 percent from the previous year. However, customer demand remains high.

The company delivered a total of 642,548 cars in China, down 8.4 percent from the previous year. The decline was due to supply constraints, especially in semiconductors, as well as production constraints due to COVID-19. At the dealerships, the constraints caused by the Covid pandemic also resulted in temporary closure of showrooms. The number of all-electric models delivered increased by 9.8 percent. In 2022, the company has 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 percent), Audi A4 (+14.9 percent) and Audi Q5 (+4.5 percent) achieved further growth.

Demand for the all-electric model has increased by 90.2 percent in other markets around the world. Overall, Audi delivered a total of 160,310 cars (-3.5 percent) in these markets, which were also affected by geopolitical crises, in addition to supply chain challenges and ongoing logistics constraints. The company particularly achieved significant growth in the Middle East (+47.9%), India (+27.1%) and Taiwan (+22.2%).

“Although we are still facing global economic challenges, we look to the future with confidence,” says Hildegard Wortmann. “That’s because we are headed into 2023, during which we will accelerate transformation with an exciting pipeline, a large number of orders and a highly motivated team.”

Audi Brand Delivery

cumulative

2022

2021

Makeover vs 2021

World

1,614,231

1,680,512

-3,9%

Europa

624,498

617,048

+1,2 %

– Germany

214,678

180,883

+18,7 %

– United Kingdom

110,193

117,993

-6,6%

– France

44,098

50,383

-12,5%

– Italia

55,889

55,005

+1,6 %

– Spain

35,245

34,767

+1,4 %

The European Union

186,875

196,038

-4,7%

Mexico

9,905

9,465

+4,6 %

Brazil

5,587

6,244

-10,5%

China continental +
hong kong

642,548

701,289

-8,4%

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