Audi cancels e-tron world premiere
Audi has cancelled the premiere of its first electric car, the e-tron quattro set on August 30 and 31 in Brussels, claiming “organisational issues” which are namely Rupert Stadler, Audi’s CEO who had been arrested last week. The delay will not affect the on sale date though according to our sources.
Audi to launch a fuel cell model by 2020
Audi is planning to to take the lead for VW’s hydrogen cars and wants to launch a production fuel cell model by 2020, albeit in a small series. Rupert Stadler announced the news at the annual press conference and also said to go serial with their latest autonomous concept.
Audi e-tron price & GT version announced
The Audi e-tron, the first fully electric serial model by the German car manufacturer, will be available as of end of this year starting at 80,000 euros. Furthermore, the car manufacturer announced a Gran Turismo version of the car, also fitted with a purely electric motor. Both revelations were announced by chief executive Rupert Stadler […]
EV Sales in the UK.
The UK counted 1,691 newly registered PEV on its roads this August. 476 EVs mean growth of 62.5 percent compared to the same month last year while sales of plug-in hybrids increased by 38.5% to 1,215 units. Hybrids sold 2,277 times (+70,1%).