Audi expands plug-in hybrid model lineup
Audi is further expanding its range of plug-in hybrid models. The Q5 TFSI e quattro is getting a new battery, which should increase the electric range. In addition, the Q5 Sportback is also coming in two PHEV variants with immediate effect. The new battery will also be used in the PHEV versions of the A6 […]
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.
Audi’s new PHEV called Q5 55 TFSI e quattro
With the Q5 55 TFSI e quattro, Audi presents the first representative of its new plug-in hybrid family. The model offers 270 kW system power and a “more than 40 km” purely electric range according to WLTP. The partly electric SUV can be ordered immediately.
Audi looking to next generation of PHEVs
According to media reports, Audi is looking to introduce a new generation of plug-in hybrids next year with 20 to 30 percent more electric range from the current standard. The first model will be a new PHEV version of the Audi Q5 with the new transmission, which is planned for early 2019.
Audi and Porsche to utilize common PPE from 2021
The German VW subsidies are jointly developing a Premium Platform Electric (PPE), an architecture for electric-powered high-class cars. According to Automobil Produktion first models based on the new platform shall hit the roads from 2021.