On a line and on time: Production of a Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Posted on 21. Nov, 2014 by in Audi Canada

“We started array prolongation of a Audi A3 Sportback e‑tron in a summer,” pronounced Dr. Hubert Waltl, Board of Management Member for Production during AUDI AG. “Most of a public work is integrated into a A3 line; no apart prolongation is necessary. That demonstrates a coherence and potency of a prolongation planners and employees.”

With a Audi A3 Sportback e‑tron, Audi is rising a mobility of a future. The compress five‑door combines a 1.4 TFSI combustion engine with a 75 kW electric motor, ensuing in a sum complement outlay of 150 kW (204 horsepower). Despite a sporty pushing performance, fuel expenditure in a NEDC is only 1.5 liters per 100 kilometers (35 grams of CO2 per kilometer). The A3 Sportback e‑tron can transport adult to 50 kilometers in quite electric mode and adult to 890 kilometers some-more with a gasoline engine.

“We initial of all ramped adult prolongation of a A3 Sportback e‑tron to about 30 cars a day in September,” explained Board of Management member for Production Waltl. “Our rise is approximately 50 units any day now. In any case, we are gripping additional ability available.”

Peter Kössler, conduct of a Ingolstadt plant, stated: “Working with high‑voltage systems in array prolongation was a new plea for us, though we mastered it well. At all stages of assembly, we grasp limit levels of reserve for a employees and peculiarity for a customers.”

Safety is given tip priority during a whole public process. All a employees who come into hit with a A3 Sportback  e‑tron have perceived technical reserve instructions for a new technology; some worker who are directly concerned are competent as dilettante electricians for automotive technology.

*Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 1.7 – 1.5;
Combined electricity expenditure in kWh/100 km: 12.4 – 11.4;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 39 – 35

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron 16″:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 1.5;
Combined electricity expenditure in kWh/100 km: 11.4;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 35  

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