Audi has cancelled the presentation of the crossover e-tron

A warrant for the arrest of Rupert Stadler issued by the Prosecutor of Munich.

Audi has cancelled the official event, which was supposed to debut electric crossover e-tron quattro, solasis to “organizational difficulties”. According to the newspaper Financial Times, the decisions related to the arrest of the Executive Director of the brand, Rupert Stadler.

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An event called Audi Summit was to be held on 30 August in Brussels. Instead, the German manufacturer has brought it in USA, but not yet confirmed the date. Electrek, which has already received the invitation, it says it is scheduled for September.

The importance of the summit for Audi Stadler confirmed himself in an interview with the Financial Times a week before his arrest: “Believe me, it’s not just an electric car. This is the starting point for the next quantum leap”.

A warrant for the arrest of Rupert Stadler issued by the Prosecutor’s office of Munich in the middle of this month. He is accused of concealing evidence in the case of “disilicate”. Stadler himself denies his guilt. The prosecution, in contrast, believes that top Manager, about two years before the German manufacturer began to set on their fraudulent car equipment took a new position, can be involved.Audi e-tron, the first electric car brand — will receive a block of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 95 kWh and can be charged on a 150-kilowatt charging stations. The crossover will be equipped with “virtual” side mirrors, adaptive air suspension and active air intake equipped with movable flaps.