Nov 9, 2022 - 11:35 am
Audi renames new e-tron quattro to Q8 e-tron
Audi has presented the revised e-tron quattro and at the same time renamed the electric model the Q8 e-tron or Q8 Sportback e-tron. In addition to visual refreshes, the new edition comes with an optimised drive concept, better aerodynamics, higher charging power and battery capacity.
Jun 28, 2021 - 11:03 am
Audi’s e-tron facelift contains technical updates
Audi’s e-tron and e-tron Sportback electric models are to receive a facelift in the second half of 2022, including some technical upgrades. According to a media report, this will include a new generation of batteries that will increase the range in both models to more than 600 kilometres.
Jun 14, 2021 - 01:00 pm
Audi plans eSUV Q8 e-tron for 2026
Audi wants to build a new electric SUV called the Q8 e-tron at its Brussels plant in 2026. This is said to be the successor to the Audi e-tron, which is to receive another facelift in 2023 and be phased out in 2026.
Jan 12, 2021 - 03:12 pm
German carmakers increase electric car sales
German carmakers Porsche, Audi, VW and the BMW Group, have published sales figures for 2020. Although overall sales declined, their sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids still saw a significant increase. In some cases, these now account for a double-digit share of total sales.
Nov 25, 2020 - 04:32 pm
Audi offers 22-kW charger option with e-tron
Audi now offers a second onboard charger for the e-tron 55 and the e-tron Sportback 55, which allows doubling the AC charging power from 11 to up to 22 kW. This option will also be available for the e-tron 50 and e-tron S models in mid-2021. There is no retrofit solution.
Sep 21, 2020 - 07:11 pm
FC Bayern players now all drive Audi e-tron
Audi has handed over 19 e-tron electric cars to FC Bayern players. As the club’s official mobility partner, Audi has also already installed charging points for the electric fleet at the Bayern training ground in Munich.
Aug 31, 2020 - 05:58 pm
Audi e-tron S 50 Quattro & 55 Quattro on sale in the UK
The new Audi e-tron Sportback 50 Quattro and 55 Quattro are now on sale in the UK. The German carmaker is offering the e-tron Charging service and significant perks to all fleet and retail customers placing an order before 31 December this year.
Aug 6, 2020 - 03:08 pm
The USA Audi e-tron 2021 comes with a $9,000 price cut
In the USA, Audi e-tron model year 2021 lines received an upgrade, including a lower entry pricing with a new Premium trim level. As a result, the e-tron SUV is offered at $65,900 starting MSRP for the model year 2021, down almost $9,000 from the starting MSRP of the model year 2019 Premium Plus e-tron.
Jul 23, 2020 - 02:23 pm
Audi & Hager explore bi-directional charging
Audi has launched a joint research project with the Hager Group on bi-directional home charging. The test vehicle, an e-tron Sportback, is to be equipped with “near-series charging technology”.
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.
May 3, 2020 - 04:44 pm
Audi e-tron Sportback coming to the US 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apr 23, 2019 - 04:43 pm
Audi revises e-tron production targets downwards
Audi has reduced the e-tron production target for this year at its Brussels plant by more than 10,000 units to 45,242 units, due to supply issues. Also, production of Audi’s second electric model, the e-tron Sportback, is to be postponed until 2020.