Tag: Audi

May 16, 2022 - 01:35 pm

Audi to release fully electric A3

According to media reports, Audi will only offer its compact A3 model in pure electric form for the next generation due in 2027, as part of its accelerated electric vehicle course.

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Apr 30, 2022 - 05:11 pm

VW Components to expand plant in Kassel

In Germany, Volkswagen Group Components has announced plans to expand its site in Kassel into a “key supplier for e-mobility”. The first step is to increase the number of production lines. The longer term plan is for the plant to only manufacture purely electric vehicles.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 04:23 pm

Porsche & Audi start charging alliance in Japan

Porsche and Audi have established a “Premium Charging Alliance” in Japan, through which BEV customers of the brands will be able to use the fast-charging stations of both companies from July 2022. These will be located at both dealerships and in city centres.

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Apr 19, 2022 - 01:14 pm

VW raises electric vehicle deliveries by 65%

The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of fully electric vehicles by 65 per cent in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same quarter of the previous year. Despite supply bottlenecks for semiconductors and wiring harnesses, 99,100 BEVs were handed over to customers by the end of March.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 12:06 pm

Audi is also planning small electric cars

VW subsidiary Audi will electrify all core segments by 2027, according to Oliver Hoffmann, a member of the board of management responsible for development. According to statements made by the manager in an interview, this also includes battery-electric premium small cars.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Volkswagen subsidiaries significantly raise EV sales

The Volkswagen brands VW, Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Seat have published their sales figures for the past year. All of them were able to significantly increase sales of battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids – while overall sales declined in some cases.

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Jan 3, 2022 - 12:51 pm

RWE commissions second life energy storage system in Germany

RWE has commissioned an energy storage system in Herdecke, North Rhine-Westphalia, which runs on used lithium-ion batteries from Audi electric cars. With this project, the energy company wants to gain knowledge in order to implement even larger storage systems in the future.

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Dec 20, 2021 - 04:36 pm

Audi High Power Charging Hub now live in Nuremberg

Audi has inaugurated its first charging hub at the exhibition centre in Nuremberg, Germany. The carmaker’s concept relies on battery buffers to deliver ultra-rapid charging using a standard low-voltage connection and also offers an extended lounge area.

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Dec 16, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Audi raises e-mobility investments to €18 billion

According to the current planning round, Audi wants to invest 18 billion euros in electrification alone from 2022 to 2026. In the last planning round a year ago, Audi had put the investment in electrification for the years 2021 to 2025 at 15 billion euros.

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Dec 9, 2021 - 05:05 pm

VW concludes planning round – Diess stays

Volkswagen has decided to further electrify its European locations as part of its new planning round. 89 billion euros will be invested in future technologies such as electromobility and digitalisation alone over the next five years.

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Dec 8, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Ralf Brandstätter rumoured to take over VW in China

According to a media report, VW brand manager Ralf Brandstätter is to become the Volkswagen group’s new board member for China, replacing group CEO Herbert Diess in this post. Brandstätter would thus still join the group’s board of management, albeit in a different capacity than previously suspected.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Ionity gets €700m boost for EU charging

Ionity is receiving a 700-million-euro investment from its current shareholders and new partner Blackrocks Global Renewable Power Platform. The fresh captial will be used to massively expand the HPC network in Europe to around 1,000 locations by 2025.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Audi to build the Q8 e-tron in Brussels

Audi will build the Q8 e-tron at its Brussels plant from 2026. According to Belgian media, this rumour, which emerged in June, has now been officially confirmed by Audi CEO Markus Duesmann at an event to mark the production of the eight millionth vehicle at Audi Brussels.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 05:15 pm

Volkswagen halts production due to chip shortage

At Volkswagen Saxony, the assembly lines are at a standstill this week. Due to a lack of semiconductors, about 5,000 vehicles will not be built in Zwickau and Dresden. This includes vehicles from the VW brand, but also Audi and Cupra.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Artemis production hits a snag in Hanover

The contract to build the Artemis models of Audi, Porsche and Bentley at VW Commercial Vehicles’ Hanover plant was considered a great success for the future of the plant. But now, according to a report in German media, two of the three brands want changes.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 12:00 pm

Audi releases range update for older e-tron models

Audi has announced a software update for the Audi e-tron 55 quattro of the 2019 and 2020 model years. This should make up to 20 kilometres more range possible in real driving conditions. However, the vehicles will have to be taken to the workshop to have the update installed.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/24/audi-launches-pre-sales-of-the-q4-e-tron-in-china/
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