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Audi to invest 14 billion euros in e-mobility, self-driving cars

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(Reuters) - Volkswagen's premium auto brand said on Tuesday it would invest 14 billion euros ($15.9 billion) through 2023 in electric mobility, digitalisation and autonomous driving.

Overall, the company's total projected expenditure for the next five years amounts to 40 billion euros, the company said in a statement. It also plans restructuring measures that will generate 1 billion in earnings uplift already in 2018.

"This planning round bears a clear signature: We are taking a very systematic approach to electric mobility and will be much more focused in future," said Audi's

"We are consistently prioritizing our resources for future-oriented products and services that are highly attractive and relevant to the market."

($1 = 0.8787 euros)

(Reporting by Douglas Busvine; editing by Thomas Seythal)

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 13:56 IST
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