Currently reading: VW Group software shuffle could end Audi Artemis project
Artemis plans originally sought to develop Level Four autonomous technology by 2024 but might now be axed

Audi will axe its Artemis autonomous driving project under Volkswagen Group CEO Oliver Blume’s new software plan, a report has claimed.

German trade publication Automobilwoche said Artemis – which sought to develop a Level Four-capable autonomous vehicle by 2024 – has been cancelled because of slow progress.

The news follows recent confirmation that Volkswagen's Trinity flagship – earmarked to use the Software 2.0 platform incorporating the Cariad software division's Level Four autonomous tech – had been delayed until 2028 or 2029.

Official confirmation of this is expected to be provided at a Volkswagen Group board meeting on 15 December, at which Blume will present a new plan for Cariad.

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