May 11, 2023 - 03:54 pm
RETTmobil trade show presents electric emergency vehicle lineup
At the leading European trade fair for rescue and mobility RETTmobil, currently taking place in Germany, there are also a number of purely electric emergency vehicles on display – from the ID. Buzz as an emergency ambulance to the Mercedes eCitan with an extension for rescue services.
Mar 27, 2023 - 10:31 am
Audi rearranges model names and announces new EV
The rumours are true. Audi is putting its model names in a new order. To that end, odd numbers will be reserved for combustion engines and even ones for those with electric powertrains. And the German carmaker is planning a model below the Q4 e-tron.
Mar 14, 2023 - 03:52 pm
Audi releases update 3.2 for Q4 e-tron vehicles
Audi will deliver software 3.2 for the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron from the model year 2023 onwards and update all older vehicles to this software status. The announced features include Plug&Charge, future over-the-air updates, and increased DC charging capacity.
Dec 15, 2022 - 01:02 pm
Audi launches production of the Q8 e-tron
Audi has started production of the Q8 e-tron at the Brussels plant. Presented in November, the electric SUV is the revised and renamed new edition of the Audi e-tron, of which around 160,000 units have been delivered since 2018. But the Q8 e-tron will not remain the only electric Audi from Brussels.
Nov 18, 2022 - 07:19 pm
VW plant produces 7,100 electric cars in one week
Volkswagen’s electric car plant in Zwickau set a production record in the week from 7 to 11 November when 7,100 electric cars were produced, more than in any previous week. This means that the plant is close to reaching its maximum capacity.
Jul 15, 2022 - 02:56 pm
Volkswagen boosts BEV deliveries by 27%
The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of fully electric vehicles by 27 per cent in the first six months of 2022 compared to the same period last year. A total of 217,100 all-electric vehicles were handed over to customers in the first half of the year, up from 170,900 in the same period last year.
Jun 13, 2022 - 12:28 pm
VW resumes three shift operations in Zwickau
Volkswagen resumed three-shift operations at its MEB plant in Zwickau on Monday. With the start of the Ukraine war, production had been interrupted for around three weeks in March due to disrupted supply chains before restarting on a reduced scale.
Mar 3, 2022 - 02:54 pm
Audi to release software and charging updates for the Q4
Following VW and Skoda, Audi is also bringing several updates to its MEB model Q4 e-tron. In addition to the well-known shorter charging time for the variants with a large battery, Audi is bringing a number of new equipment scopes to the MEB SUV.
Nov 30, 2021 - 12:27 pm
Audi considers opening extra plant for the Q4 e-tron
According to a media report, Audi wants to build its Q4 e-tron electric SUV, which is produced in Zwickau, in Brussels from November 2022 due to high demand. The final decision will be made at the VW planning meeting on 9 December.
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.
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.
Jul 29, 2021 - 02:44 pm
Audi releases two more Q4 e-tron variants
Following the sales debut of the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron in April, two further variants are now expanding the portfolio: The Q4 Sportback 40 e-tron, the model with the longest range in the series, and the Q4 45 e-tron quattro as an all-wheel drive variant are available to order now.
Mar 23, 2021 - 12:09 pm
Audi launches serial production of the Q4 e-tron
Audi has started production of the Audi Q4 e-tron at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau. The production model is to be fully unveiled in mid-April, with deliveries in the European markets then scheduled to start in summer 2021.
Mar 9, 2021 - 12:08 pm
Audi presents the interior of the upcoming Q4 e-tron
Audi has published extensive details of the interior of the production version of the all-electric Q4 e-tron. The compact electric SUV, which will be built in Zwickau, follows the large e-tron and e-tron Sportback SUV models as well as the sporty e-tron GT.
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.
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.
Mar 5, 2019 - 08:16 am
Audi unveils Q4 e-tron concept electric car in Geneva
Audi unveiled its new compact electric SUV Q4 e-tron at the Geneva Motor Show. The latest concept in the e-tron range will launch into serial production at the end of 2020 as the fifth all-electric vehicle under the Audi brand.
Feb 14, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Audi releases first pictures of Q4 e-tron concept
Audi is now offering a first official preview of its previously teased all-electric compact SUV based on the MEB Group modular system, due to debut in Geneva this March. The study now got the name of Audi Q4 e-tron concept and will go serial in 2020/21.