BERLIN -- Audi, Porsche and Bentley could be forced to delay key new electric cars because of continued problems at parent Volkswagen Group's software subsidiary Cariad.
Audi’s new flagship, which is being developed under the Artemis project, will not now launch until 2027, three years later than planned, sources told Automotive News Europe sister publication Automobilwoche.
Bentley’s plan to sell only battery-powered cars by 2030 is looking doubtful, the sources also said.
Porsche's new electric Macan and its sister model, the Audi Q6 e-tron, are also threatened with delays. Both are scheduled to launch next year.
Cariad is far behind schedule in its development of new software for the models, according to a report in Automobilwoche.