Mar 23, 2023 - 02:30 pm
ABT & WiTricity to offer inductive charging solution for the ID.4
ABT e-Line wants to offer inductive charging for electric cars in the European aftermarket with WiTricity. The VW ID.4, which will be upgraded by ABT e-Line for wireless charging with WiTricity technology, will be the first to be launched at the beginning of 2024. Other electric cars from the VW Group are to follow.
Oct 28, 2022 - 12:51 pm
Audi wants to increase e-tron GT production capacities
Audi wants to cut the production volume of its combustion engine flagship A8 in Neckarsulm and increase the production number of the all-electric e-tron GT. The plant manager wants to achieve this by shifting personnel to electric vehicle production.
Jun 3, 2022 - 01:26 pm
Audi considers building two EV models in Neckarsulm
At the end of this year, the Volkswagen Group’s planning round is expected to make the final decision on two additional purely electric Audi models at the Neckarsulm site. Two saloons are currently under consideration.
Aug 19, 2021 - 11:05 am
Partial recall for the Audi e-tron
Due to faulty software that could result in a drive failure, Audi is recalling 1,728 examples of the e-tron GT from the production period from 20 November 2020 to 20 April 2021.
May 3, 2021 - 04:47 pm
Configurator open for the Audi e-tron GT in Europe
The Audi e-tron GT is now available to order in Europe. The electric Gran Turismo is only available with all-wheel drive in two performance levels. Prices for the Audi e-tron GT quattro start at €99,800 and prices for the RS e-tron GT start at €138,200.
Feb 9, 2021 - 07:13 pm
Audi e-tron GT: More than a Taycan clone
As Audi just launched the new etron GT line, our author and previous Porsche tester Sebastian Schaal finds the top-of-the-line GT more than “just” a Taycan clone. Instead, Audi tweaks the Porsche technology to arrive at a true electric Gran Turismo feel.
Dec 9, 2020 - 11:54 am
Audi launches serial production of e-tron GT
Audi has announced that it will start series production of the e-tron GT at its Neckarsulm site “in the next few days”. This will be the most powerful electric model built by Audi so far and is to be built at the Böllinger Höfe site in Neckarsulm with a CO2-neutral balance sheet.
Aug 31, 2020 - 03:51 pm
Audi lends staff to Porsche to ramp up Taycan production
Porsche can hardly keep up with production due to the high demand for the Taycan electric luxury car, so reinforcements are coming from the group’s sister company, Audi. 400 employees from Neckarsulm are moving to Zuffenhausen for two years to help out.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
May 1, 2019 - 09:14 pm
Audi e-tron stars in Avenger but disguised as ICE
The release of the new Avengers movie has caused an uproar in German media. Where Audi was to star its all-electric e-Tron GT concept car, the battery electric e-tron can be heard roaring like a combustion engine – deliberately, a spokesman suggested.
Dec 17, 2018 - 01:42 pm
Audi e-tron GT starring in next Avenger movie
The Audi e-tron GT, recently had its grand debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show, and it must have impressed somebody from Hollywood enough, to give it a real casting. And so the e-tron GT scored a role on the big screen.
Nov 28, 2018 - 10:57 pm
World debut: Audi presents the e-tron GT in LA
“Audi e-tron, the third” sounds a little like grandiose marketing yet is actually quite an avid description for the latest addition to Audi’s range of electric cars, the e-tron GT. The dedicated concept EV debuted in LA and is slated for production in around two years.
Sep 27, 2018 - 02:37 pm
Audi e-tron hits 10,000 reservation milestone
Audi has reached and passed the 10,000 reservation milestone for the e-tron around the world, according to head of Audi France, Lahouari Bennaoum. The fully-electric serial model has found popularity with both private and commercial buyers.