Tag: Audi

Jul 7, 2020 - 07:37 pm

Audi to also launch the Q4 e-tron as a Sportback

Audi has now presented a near-production study with the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept, turning the compact electric SUV into a four-door SUV coupe. Series production is already scheduled: The Q4 e-tron Sportback will to be the seventh electric Audi and should hit markets in 2021.

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Jul 6, 2020 - 03:12 pm

Autonomous Audi A9 e-tron rumoured for 2024

At the end of May this year, Audi presented its Artemis project for the development of new technologies for electric, highly automated driving. Now it seems that the flagship model developed as part of the project will bear the title of the A9 e-tron and could be launched on the market by 2024.

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Jun 19, 2020 - 11:49 am

Duesmann new Head of Technical Development at Audi

Audi has realigned its R&D department: Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Board Member for Development, is leaving the company at his own request and Audi CEO Markus Duesmann is taking over as Head of Technical Development for the brand with immediate effect.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 02:25 pm

Porsche and Audi electric cars available in Australia

Both Audi and Porsche have launched electric cars in Australia. After multiple production delays, Audi has launched its first electric vehicles, the e-tron SUV and Sportback twins. The Porsche Taycan is due to arrive in Australia in December 2020.

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May 31, 2020 - 02:59 pm

Audi announces taskforce for autonomous EVs

Audi launched a new project called Artemis. The core of the project is the development of new technologies for electric, highly automated driving with a concrete reference to the model. The first step is now to “develop a pioneering model quickly and unbureaucratically”.

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May 26, 2020 - 05:42 pm

Autostack Industrie makes progress on fuel cell stacks

An update was published on the progress of the German ‘AutoStack Industrie’ project launched in 2017. The project will run until the end of 2021, involving five OEMs and various suppliers working together to bring key technologies for the production of stacks for fuel cell vehicles to industrial maturity.

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May 3, 2020 - 04:44 pm

Audi e-tron Sportback set to launch in USA this summer

Audi officially announced the market launch of its second all-electric model in the US, the e-tron Sportback, which will join the e-tron SUV in Summer. This addition to the electric car family drives a little further and has a different body shape.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 06:28 pm

Audi withdraws from DTM to focus on Formula E

Audi will leave the German Touring Car series (DTM) at the end of this year and concentrate fully on Formula E. “With this energy, we’re going to drive our transformation into a provider of sporty, sustainable electric mobility forward,” says Markus Duesmann, Chairman of the Board at AUDI.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 12:23 pm

When Audi literally copies from Tesla…

A copy and paste job: Audi Ireland used Tesla content for their Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about electric cars on its website and forgot to change the Tesla-specific part after copying it.

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Apr 27, 2020 - 04:50 pm

Audi brings out PHEV version of the A6 station wagon

Audi is expanding its range of electrified models: Following the A6 saloon, the station wagon version of the Audi A6 is now also being launched as a plug-in hybrid. The new A6 Avant TFSI e quattro offers up to 51 kilometres of electric range in the WLTP cycle with prices starting at 71,940 euros.

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Apr 15, 2020 - 12:38 pm

Virtual races with Audi DTM drivers

Audi factory driver Mike Rockenfeller has started a virtual racing series using the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo. The races are held under the motto of #RaceHome and will give PlayStation Network members the opportunity to compete against the Audi DTM stars on PlayStation 4.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 06:47 pm

COVID-19: carmakers reopening factories

Following the pandemic closure of production facilities around the globe, first carmakers are carefully reopening the plants to begin making cars and components again. We will update the electric vehicle-related reopenings continuously here.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Audi A8 won’t come as electric car

Audi is backing away from its initial idea of making its next-generation A8 sedan a battery-electric vehicle. Instead, the A8 will have a plug-in hybrid version with a more extended range.

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Apr 2, 2020 - 02:13 pm

Audi provides new EV platform details

Audi promises 30 electrified models by 2025, 20 of which will be BEVs. Audi USA has now provided further details of the four platforms on which these electric cars will be built. More information has also been revealed on the upcoming PPE architecture being developed jointly with Porsche.

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Mar 26, 2020 - 01:05 pm

Audi is considering battery assembly in Germany

Audi is planning an assembly plant for electric car battery packs near its plant in Ingolstadt. The cells for this are to continue to come from LG Chem. The Korean battery manufacturer also received a loan from the EIB for the expansion of the plant in Poland to what they say will be the world’s […]

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Feb 25, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Will software problems delay VW’s ID.3?

According to an article in German media, Volkswagen is still having massive software problems with ID.3. There is apparently some risk that the market launch of the first MEB model will have to be postponed. The group’s subsidiaries Audi and Porsche are also having their own troubles, only with batteries.

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Feb 24, 2020 - 04:27 pm

Battery manufacturing seal to be ready by 2022

The Global Battery Alliance wants to complete its planned seal for fairly manufactured batteries by 2022. A prototype should be ready by the end of this year. The aim is to provide consumers with significantly more information about the production of the batteries when they buy an electric car, among other things.

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Feb 22, 2020 - 06:04 pm

Audi presents e-tron & Sportback S models

Audi has now presented the more powerful S variants of the e-tron and e-tron Sportback with three electric motors. Their drive layout is based on the concept with two different asynchronous motors (ASM), designed as a modular system from the beginning of the e-tron series.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 01:56 pm

VW & Dealers agree on ID. sales model

Volkswagen and its partner association VAPV have agreed on a new distribution model in Germany for the all-electric ID. family. The agency model has apparently proven its worth in the fleet customer segment and will now be used in a similar form for private and small commercial customers.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 11:28 am

Audi e-tron 50 priced in the UK

The lower performance version of Audi’s first electric vehicle, the e-tron, will be available in the UK starting at £59,900, excluding the government’s £3,500 plug-in car grant.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 12:29 pm

A win for electric cars at the Super Bowl

At the Super Bowl in the USA, no less than four major carmakers advertised electric cars. While Porsche, Audi, GM and Ford had to pay over 5 million dollars for a 30-second spot, another manufacturer received positive PR completely free of charge: Players from both final teams raved about Tesla in interviews.

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Jan 26, 2020 - 03:04 pm

DCS launches UK-wide charging card for EVs

Digital Charging Solutions launches a unified solution with partner OEM to enable EV drivers to access stations from more than fifteen domestic providers such as Podpoint, Source London, or Ionity.

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Jan 26, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Audi makes changes in Brussels factory for e-tron

Audi is making some major personnel changes at their Brussels plant, where the e-tron quattro electric SUV is manufactured. The jobs of at least 145 temporary workers are to be put on hold. In the worst case, this lot could threaten up to 250 employees.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 10:11 pm

Audi to launch Q5 & A8 PHEVs in the USA

Audi is bringing two plug-in hybrid models to the US market, the Q5 SUV and A8 flagship in the coming months. The carmaker says they come “at a competitive price point,” the Q5 plug-in hybrid especially.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/09/audi-brings-phev-version-of-the-a7-to-the-us/
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