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Audi and Porsche to share vehicle
Added by admin 12/04/17
6 April 2017 By ROBBIE WALLIS
statement: Porsche and Audi will work together on areas such as
electrification, meaning Audi may help develop the all-electric
Porsche Mission E.
AUDI and Porsche have released a joint statement confirming they
will collaborate on a number of different development areas
including vehicle architecture, electrification, digitalisation
and autonomous driving.
Audi chairman of the board of management Rupert Stadler said the
initiative would bring together the brightest ideas from both
companies to develop strategies for the future.
“The best brains of both companies will together set the
technical course for the future,” he said.
“We are united by many shared values, above all, by our pursuit
of the best solutions and the best offerings for our customers.”
Collaboration between the two Volkswagen Group subsidiaries is
nothing new, having previously worked together in the field of
The two brands will spend the coming months outlining their
partnership – which will be mapped out up to 2025 – with each
co-developed project to be jointly headed by a representative
from each brand.
According to Porsche chairman of the board of management Oliver
Blume, the two brands will be careful to avoid co-development to
the point that their cars and brands become interchangeable.
“Together, we will make faster progress in the race for the
mobility of the future,” he said. “We will utilise the expertise
of both companies and take advantage of synergies.
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