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10/27/21
Neckarsulm
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Audi is establishing a high-voltage battery development at the Neckarsulm site

Audi is establishing its own high-voltage battery development at the Neckarsulm site
l. to r.: Fred Schulze, Neckarsulm Plant Manager; Rolf Klotz, Chairman of the Works Council, AUDI AG plant, Neckarsulm; Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Development of Audi AG; Stephan Reil, Head of Technical Development, Neckarsulm. (Please note: All persons pictured are in compliance with the 3G rule.)
  • Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Development: “expanding skills in strategically important components of e-mobility”
  • The Technical Development unit is becoming a center of competency for high-voltage energy storage systems
  • Settling a battery center in Neckarsulm by 2023 and training programs for employees

Audi is expanding its development of high-voltage batteries and banking on the Neckarsulm location for that. With that strategic decision, technical development will be intensified for the future and Neckarsulm will become a center of competency for a key electromobility technology. Employees will be trained for that by the end of 2020. In order to specialize in the field of high-voltage batteries, Audi will offer its employees in the Neckarsulm Technical Development unit various advanced training opportunities in the coming years. Audi is already developing high-voltage batteries for plug-in hybrids (PHEV) in Neckarsulm. Now, development of complete high-voltage battery portfolios for fully electric vehicles is being predominantly settled at that location and gradually expanded for that purpose. Additionally, a battery center for testing high-voltage storage technologies will go into operation by 2023.

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