Audi e-tron © Audi

On average, cars will cost about 3,000 to 5,000 Euros more by the year 2025. That is at least what Audi boss Bram Schot explained on Dutch radio last weekend. As the reason for this increase, the 57-year-old cited high development costs for combustion engines and investments in electric vehicles. “Of the 40 billion Euros I have to invest, 15 billion go to electric cars. I can’t finance it if I have to pay for everything myself,” Schot said. So the costs – also for the further development of combustion engines – will make all cars more expensive.

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Author profile picture Petra Wiesmayer is a journalist and author who has conducted countless interviews with high-profile individuals and researched and written general entertainment, motorsports, and science articles for international publications. She is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.As an avid science fiction fan she is fascinated by technology that could shape the future of mankind and enjoys reading and writing about it.