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    German automaker aims to produce three EVs by 2020 Audi has expanded on its commitment to developing EVs, now affirming that it will produce three electric models before 2020. The announcement was made on Wednesday 15th March at the company’s annual corporate press conference at which the company also revealed that more EV models would follow next decade. Audi claims to be the “technology leader” within the larger Volkswagen Group, and it is true to say that it focuses more on fleet electrification that any of its sister firms. Over the last three years it says it has trained 6,000 employees to work with high-voltage technology and on quick-charging public infrastructure. Last month, the company announced that the all-electric e-Tron SUV would go into production next year, so whilst Wednesday’s press conference didn’t reveal any details of the three models, it is very likely that the SUV will be the first in the range the company was referring to. Going by comments made by Audi chairman Rupert Stadler last October, it is also likely that Audi’s future EV models will fall under the e-Tron range. The announcement of the e-Tron SUV also included a number of confusing details, however, not …

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