Tag: Audi

Dec 10, 2019 - 01:49 pm

The next Audi Q7 comes with 2 hybrid variants

Audi has started advance sales of the Q7 TFSI e quattro in Germany and other European countries. The plug-in hybrid SUV is available in two power levels with 280 kW and 335 kW. In each case, however, the electrical range is not excessive.

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Nov 28, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Audi increases efficiency in the e-Tron

Audi has introduced a technology update for the entire e-Tron series. With a few adjustments to the software and hardware, efficiency is to be increased, which will increase the WLTP range by around 25 kilometres. However, it is not possible to update the vehicles already delivered.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 04:49 pm

Formula E: Two Brits take the honours at the Diriyah E-Prix

The Formula E is back for its sixth season, presenting a whole a new battle between German carmakers as Mercedes and Porsche join Audi and BMW in the all-electric racing series. At the season opener, two British drivers dominated headlines; Sam Bird (Envision Virgin Racing) and Alexander Sims (BMW i Andretti Motorsport) claimed victories at […]

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Nov 20, 2019 - 06:34 am

Audi shows the e-tron Sportback in Los Angeles

Audi is expanding its e-tron family with a second body shape. With the e-tron Sportback, the German VW subsidiary is introducing a fully electric SUV coupé that can even (theoretically) drive a little further than the well-known e-tron 55 Quattro.

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Nov 17, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Volkswagen: €33Bn for e-mobility / New Audi boss

Volkswagen again accelerates its electric transformation. Planning Round 68 saw the Group increase the investments planned for 2020 to 2024 by 10%, that’s almost 60 billion euros to spend on electromobility, hybridisation and digitisation during this period.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:52 pm

Audi rumoured to plan TT successor to rival Model 3

According to a German media report, the Audi TT could have a purely electric successor. The basic sporty design is to be retained, but concept changes will include more than just the drive technology. In addition, Audi is apparently planning a direct rival to the Tesla Model 3.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 12:43 pm

Audi to release A6 plug-in hybrid

Audi is expanding its range of electrified models to include the A6 55 TFSI e quattro. However, the plug-in hybrid can only be ordered for the limousine of the popular company car model – from just under 69,000 euros.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 02:22 pm

Audi to release plug-in hybrid A8

Audi is equipping its luxury A8 series with a plug-in hybrid drive. The A8 L 60 TFSI e quattro offers 330 kW system power and a purely electric WLTP range of up to 46 kilometres. As with the A7 PHEV, Audi intends to compensate for the shorter range by making greater use of the EV […]

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Oct 15, 2019 - 04:13 pm

Audi reconsiders flying car project

According to a media report, Audi has discontinued work on the autonomous electric car drone Pop Up Next, which was presented last year together with Airbus and Italdesign, and intends to reevaluate their cooperation with Airbus.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Audi Q4 e-tron concept to be made in Zwickau

Audi has just officially confirmed that the production model of the Audi Q4 e-tron concept will roll off production lines at Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant. There are also indications that there could be a sportier version of the Q4 and a saloon among Audi’s other planned MEB models.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 04:45 pm

FAW-VW make preparations to produce e-tron in China

Starting next year, the Audi e-tron will be produced for the Chinese market by the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture at the Changchun plant. Between 45,000 and 50,000 units per year are planned. Another Audi electric model to be produced in China is the e-tron Sportback.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 04:13 pm

Audi presents Plug-in hybrid A7

Audi is sending its four-door Coupé A7 Sportback onto the road as a PHEV. In terms of battery size and electric range, other plug-in hybrids offer more than the A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro. Instead, Audi is increasingly relying on EV mode.

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Sep 5, 2019 - 05:44 pm

Study: German carmakers have catching up to do

According to the latest CAM ‘Electromobility Report’, in which 212 series innovations in e-mobility have been evaluated by 30 car manufacturers over the past five years, German automobile manufacturers still have catching up to do.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 04:21 pm

Possible cooperation between Audi and BYD

Volkswagen Group subsidiary Audi and Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD are allegedly negotiating a battery cell supply contract for future electric models based on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) Porsche, and Audi jointly develop.

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Aug 12, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Audi rumoured to be planning electric R8

Audi is reportedly planning a fully electric successor for its R8 sports car and intends to cooperate with Rimac to make this happen. According to a British media report, a name, a plant and a planned start date have already been decided upon.

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Aug 5, 2019 - 01:22 pm

Audi presents e-tron Scooter

Audi is presenting a four-wheel electric scooter concept that combines the positive characteristics of electric pedal scooters and skateboards. The collapsible Audi e-tron scooter is scheduled to go into production at the end of 2020.

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Jul 31, 2019 - 11:41 am

VW-SAIC reveal first MEB models for China

Volkswagen plans to produce three electric models based on the MEB modular electrification system together with its China partner SAIC at the new plant in Anting near Shanghai. An internal report specifying two of the three models has been unearthed.

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Jul 23, 2019 - 01:34 pm

VW: First ID.3 production line ready by August

Starting from August, the first of two assembly lines for the production of Volkswagen’s all-electric ID. models will be ready to go in Zwickau. The body shop, paint shop, assembly and infrastructure have all been extensively modernised and renewed.

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Jul 22, 2019 - 11:40 am

Audi uses Tesla’s shade for marketing

In February, we reported on Audi using Tesla’s superchargers as a backdrop to market their e-tron electric SUV. Now it seems that the barely-guerilla marketing campaign wasn’t an isolated event.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 03:29 pm

Audi revs up to produce the e-tron GT

The fully-electric Audi e-tron GT will be produced alongside the Audi R8 super sports car at Audi Sport’s facilities in Neckarsulm from late 2020. At present, the R8 production is creating the conditions for the integration of the electric sportscar.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 12:04 pm

Spider-Man and e-tron team up

Audi is once again resorting to product placement to promote its electric offensive. After the e-tron GT featured in the new Avengers film ‘Endgame’, the BEV also appeared in a teaser for ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 11:43 am

Recalls for the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace

Due to the danger of battery fire and potentially faulty software in the regenerative braking system, the Audi e-tron and Jaguar I-Pace are being recalled to workshops in the USA and Europe as well. Audi confirmed that all vehicles that have been delivered so far are affected.

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