Today: 25 September 2017
Audi has announced the expansion of cooperation with the ABT team in Formula-E. In addition, since the season-2017 / 2018 German manufacturer intends to act in the racing series with a full factory team.
Management noted the importance of the brand of electric technology and recalled that in 2025, every fourth Audi civilian vehicle must be equipped with an electric propulsion system. The first series of electric car the German manufacturer to become a crossover, the output of which is scheduled for the year 2018.
Audi is working with a team of ABT racing in other series over the years. In Formula E ABT Audi and speak to 2014 years, became a debut for the electric series.
In the season of 2014 / 2015, the ABT team ranked third in the manufacturers standings. Pilots Lucas Di Grassi and Daniel Abt became the third in the individual competition and eleventh respectively.
In the season of 2015 / 2016, the ABT was the second. Di Grassi also finished the championship in second position, and Abt became the seventh. The third season of Formula E will begin on October 9 in Hong Kong.