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Audi to drive its all-electric SUV e-tron into India by end of year

The e-tron has been a work-in-progress vehicle since 2015 when it was showcased at international motor shows; it was launched in global markets this year in May

Audi's e-tron is a large 5-seater and looks similar to Q8. It is powered by a chargeable battery
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Audi’s e-tron is a large 5-seater and looks similar to Q8. It is powered by a chargeable battery

Pavan Lall Mumbai
Premium carmaker Audi will drive its all-electric SUV e-tron into India by the end of the year. This will be first in a 12-vehicle line-up of global electric vehicles.

Rahil Ansari, Audi India head, said the first batch to be imported will include an order of 200 CBU (completely built-up) vehicles. These will be largely distributed across dealerships in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and others major cities. 

He added that a cut in the goods and services tax from 28 per cent to 12 per cent for e-cars was a good initiative, but Ansari was hopeful that the Budget in

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First Published: Jun 30 2019 | 1:17 AM IST

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