After extending their partnership till 2029, Audi and European soccer giants FC Bayern Munich have begun engaged on electrifying the latter’s coaching grounds with EV charging factors.
FC Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, board member Oliver Kahn and Audi exec Hildegard Wortmann all signed off on the charging factors venture, which is able to whole 38 items – set to go surfing later this summer time.
Because of this the infrastructure might be prepared in time for the beginning of the following Bundesliga season, which is able to function FC Bayern gamers driving the Audi e-tron, and charging their SUVs with as much as 150 kW on the membership’s underground storage on Sabener Strasse.
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Beginning subsequent 12 months, Audi additionally desires to equip the Allianz Area in Munich with charging factors, to the advantage of each followers and guests. Moreover, the German carmaker and FC Bayern will work collectively strategically on new advertising and marketing campaigns that concentrate on electrification particularly.
Greater than half of the membership’s Audi fleet might be electrified as of this 12 months, permitting Bayern to decrease its fleet emissions to lower than 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer, thus adhering to new European regulations that come into impact in January 2021.
So far as the Audi e-tron vary is worried, the carmaker lately unveiled e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback variants, packing system outputs of 370 kW (496 HP / 503 PS) and 717 lb-ft (973 Nm) of torque. That kind of grunt permits for a 0-62 mph (100 km/h) acceleration of 4.5 seconds and a prime velocity of 130 mph (209 km/h).