Audi just revealed a self-driving version of its R8 e-tron electric sports car at the CES Asia show in Shanghai. Continue Reading...
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There’s a plug-in hybrid version of Audi’s flagship sedan coming in the near future. Continue Reading...
This ice blue beauty is new hybrid two-door sports car, but it’s not what you think. Continue Reading...
Though we heard of its demise, Audi is still testing out the R8 E-Tron, raising suspicions that the electric sports car project has been revived. Continue Reading...
Among the gas-guzzling supercars that debuted today at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show is a new fuel sipper from Audi, the A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid, which is said to deliver 157 mpg. Continue Reading...
Although reports have spoken of its demise, the Audi R8 E-Tron may still come to fruition, though only in very limited quantities. Continue Reading...
Despite previous plans for a 2013 launch, development of the Audi R8 e-Tron just ground to a halt. Continue Reading...
The Audi R8 E-Tron has already established itself as a performer by setting the fastest lap by an electric vehicle on the Nürburgring, and the car will be launching on the consumer market by late 2012, or early 2013. Continue Reading...
Subject to much curiosity in the automotive world, Audi’s R8 e-tron electric sports car set a set world record today, even if the competition is relatively sparse. Continue Reading...
Audi‘s future hybrid drivetrain plans became much clearer today when it debuted the A6 L e-tron concept at the Beijing Auto Show. Based on the A6 platform, but with a longer wheelbase (designated by the “L”), we’re getting a taste of what Audi’s advanced e-tron drivetrain system will look like as it is fitted to cars starting… Continue Reading...
Audi has once again won the Silvretta Electric Car Rally in Austria’s Montafon region. Last year, the R8 e-tron won the competition, and this year, a Q5 also competed finishing sixth place out of 32 vehicles. The A1 e-tron bearing the number 206 covered 307 kilometers in three days, winning the car rally. The event… Continue Reading...
If you are the extraordinarily wealthy parent of an over-indulged child that loves pre-WWII race cars, then boy do we have something for you. Audi is showing off a miniature Auto Union Type C race car that uses electric power for motivation. Audi already sells a 1:2 scale Type C as a pedal car, but this version… Continue Reading...
Audi is all about harnessing the sun for its power. In fact, at its main plant in Ingolstadt, Audi plans for its e-tron models to have their batteries charged with current obtained directly from photovoltaic equipment on the plant site. That’s not all they’re using the sun for – by the end of the year,… Continue Reading...
At the upcoming Paris Auto Show, Audi will unveil its latest E-Tron version, a roadster based on the smaller rear-drive E-Tron unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year. Believed to eventually be called the R4 Spyder, this concept is the latest step in bringing a new sportscar into the Audi lineup. Like its… Continue Reading...
Despite previously denying reports that an electric car based off their small A1 platform would be produced, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler confirmed that Audi would produce a small electric city car, without confirming any design or technical details. “Almost certainly, yes, we will have a small electric car. It is being investigated,” Stadler told Britain’s… Continue Reading...
A project that was vehemently denied to exist by Audi executives, the E-Tron electric R8, was officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany a few months back. Now it is making its first trip to the U.S., with a planned North American debut at the LA Auto Show. Living up to its “Tron”… Continue Reading...
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After plenty of rumors, denials and leaked images that looked like a photoshop hack job, Audi has officially taken the wraps off the E-Tron Concept, an electric R8… of sorts. And if you still find it all hard to believe, it might take some convincing to accept that the car’s power output numbers are for… Continue Reading...