Clients will wait at the very least four weeks longer for the e-tron.
Audi began manufacturing of the e-tron in early September and as we’ll quickly enter November, one would ask the place are these automobiles? Effectively, some are crowding the parking zone on the manufacturing facility.
Reuters reviews that the Audi e-tron is four-week delayed as a result of of a software program bug. A software program bug is one thing that ought to be the best drawback to unravel (in comparison with alternative of some components), however because it seems, it requires some approvals (we guess it might have one thing to do with power consumption or security).
“The spokesman mentioned Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV confronted delay as a result of the carmaker wants new regulatory clearance for a chunk of software program that was modified in the course of the growth course of.”
Earlier this 12 months, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag was reporting that delays may very well be as much as a number of months, in addition to that batteries from LG Chem turned out to be costlier than anticipated.
“The e-tron delays had been first reported by German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, citing sources near the corporate. The paper mentioned supply may very well be delayed by a number of months.
The paper additionally mentioned Audi was locked in worth negotiations with LG Chem, the South-Korean provider of batteries for its electrical automobiles, which desires to extend costs by about 10 p.c due to excessive demand.”