Audi will stop introducing new models using petrol and diesel engines from 2026, reports German paper Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
The Bavarian daily newspaper has quoted Audi CEO Markus Duesmann comments to labour representatives and top managers last week.
Hybrid and PHEV versions will be offered in the Hyundai Tucson N Line range this summer.
They offer up to 38 miles on electric power alone and there’s just 11% BIK on the PHEV version from £34,900 for the hybrid and £39,330 for the PHEV.
A new safety row is simmering at Takata.
The company was at the centre of a storm over unsafe airbags involving millions of cars around the world and now an American company who took over its seatbelt manufacturing claims to have discovered at least 1,000 falsified tests on belts it made for car makers.
US senators have suggested their Government incentivises making semi-conductors.
They have proposed investors get 25% tax relief on money pushed into the hard-pressed sector to revive automotive and electronic industries.