Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

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Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. Super Bowl youtube Ads Audi e-tron GTLike many EV ads, it’s a head-scratcher.

2019 96

Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt. Like all automobile manufacturers, Audi is obliged by law to take back energy carriers after they have been used in cars.

2019 156

Audi introduces new lightweight, efficient, powerful turbo engine for DTM

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Audi is introducing a new highly efficient turbo engine for the 2019 DTM racing season (touring car racing series). The two-liter four-cylinder power-plant of the Audi RS 5 DTM delivers more than 610 horsepower—100 hp more than its naturally aspirated V8 predecessor.

2019 115

Review: Audi Q3

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Review: Audi Q3

2019 32

Electric cars from Audi, Porsche: Explaining platform magic

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Los Angeles Auto Show Audi e-tronIt would be unthinkable for any automaker but Porsche to introduce a new car with a flat-6 engine hung out behind the rear axle. At this week’s 2018 LA Auto Show, the 2020 Porsche 911 duly made its debut in the hallowed configuration that has persisted since 1964. But with underpinnings specific only to one model, the new 911 is a major.

2018 76

Report: Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe will fast-charge in 12 minutes

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Audi revealed last month that its e-tron GT, which is described as a “highly dynamic coupe,” will make its debut at the Los Angeles auto show in November. Audi e-tron charging Fast ChargingAlthough that model isn’t likely to be produced until 2020, at the earliest, it’s shaping up to be one of several game-changing vehicles in terms of charging.

2018 87

Audi México produces completely without wastewater

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Audi is now the first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater. In this way, Audi México ensures the sustainable use of the water as a resource and minimizes the environmental impact of its car production.

2018 99

Audi Q4 e-tron previews brand's first affordable electric SUV

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Audi's plans to take on Tesla in the electric-car market aren't limited to the upcoming e-tron quattro electric SUV. Like Tesla, Audi has at least two electric SUVs in the works, and it previewed the second one at the Geneva auto show on Tuesday. The second model follows the established protocol of being smaller and likely more affordable than the. Geneva Auto Show

2019 73

Audi using machine learning to optimize quality inspections in the press shop

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Audi plans to apply machine learning (ML) in series production. The software Audi has developed recognizes and marks the finest cracks in sheet metal parts— automatically, reliably and in a matter of seconds. —Frank Loydl, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Audi.

2018 166

Audi prices e-tron starting at €80,000; new Audi Sport e-tron GT promised for 2020

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Audi’s first fully electric series-produced model, the Audi e-tron, will be available in Germany starting at €80,000 (US$98,800), said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management, at Audi’s annual press conference in Ingolstadt.

2018 94

Audi building 160,000 m2 photovoltaic system for Gy?r, Hungary plant

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Together with E.ON, Audi is building a solar energy park on the roofs of the two logistics centers of its plant in Gy?r This will create Europe’s largest photovoltaic system installed on a building at the Audi Hungaria plant in Gy?r.

2019 110

Video review: Audi A1

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Since its debut in 2010, the compact Audi A1 has been a big success for the brand

2019 50

Audi showcasing four battery-electric models at Geneva: e-tron, e-tron Sportback, Q2 L e-tron, Q4 e-tron

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Audi is showing four battery-electric drive vehicles, the series versions of which will celebrate their premiere by the end of 2020. The first member of the new quartet of battery-electric vehicles, the Audi e-tron, will be supplied to customers soon.

2019 108

Audi unveils MEB-based Q4 e-tron concept EV; production version in 2020

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Audi unveiled the Q4 e-tron concept compact electric SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. The Audi Q4 e-tron concept gives an advance look at what will be the fifth series production electric vehicle that the manufacturer will introduce by the end of 2020.

2019 107

Smaller electric SUVs coming from Audi, Mercedes-Benz

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German luxury automakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan to be in the vanguard in launching new electric SUVs in 2019. the long-awaited Audi e-tron quattro is slated to roll out by June, while the Mercedes-Benz EQC is planned to go on sale in early 2020. For the U.S, Under intense sales pressure from Tesla, the stalwart German brands are not resting

2019 76

Innovative water treatment at Audi Ingolstadt saves up to 500,000 cubic meters of fresh water a year; heading to ZLD

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Audi has put a new service-water supply center into operation at the Ingolstadt site. In this way, Audi will saves up to 500,000 cubic meters of fresh water each year. With the new service-water supply center, Audi is making more efficient use of water as a resource.

2019 94

Audi e-tron faces battery-related delay in Europe

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That is perhaps the message from a new report from German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, which notes that Audi is having problems with battery software in its upcoming electric e-tron quattro in Germany, which could delay the car's European launch for at least a month. Bringing new electric cars to market is harder than it looks.

2019 81

Audi unveils e-tron FE05 for new Formula E season

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Audi unveiled the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05 for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. The motor generator unit, dubbed the Audi Schaeffler MGU03, was jointly developed by Audi and its technology partner Schaeffler.

2018 119

Audi of America expands Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA)

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Audi of America announced an expansion of Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA), another industry first in vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies from the brand. —Mark Del Rosso, president, Audi of America.

2019 120

Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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Audi plans to spend approximately €14 billion (US$15.9 With models such as the recently presented Audi e-tron GT concept [ earlier post ], we want to electrify people again for Audi and at the same time be an agile and very efficient company.”

2018 117

Audi e-tron charging service on-grid in 10 markets, more coming

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The Audi e-tron Charging Service is going on-grid in ten markets. When driving abroad, Audi customers can charge their cars according to the local purchasing conditions without any extra costs. For drivers who regularly travel long-distance, Audi recommends the “Transit” tariff.

2019 103

Audi e-tron GT electric "super sedan" to challenge Tesla Model S

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Then Audi, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz rolled out their plans for single long-range electric luxury models to compete with Tesla. Now, the Germans are teasing their plans for further electric cars aimed at Tesla, with the Audi Sport e-tron GT the latest to be announced. DON'T MISS: Audi e-tron. Future Cars e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV First came the Tesla Model S, followed by the Model X.

2018 62

First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

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First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

2018 59

Audi’s performance SQ5 diesel features electric compressor with mild hybrid system

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The new Audi SQ5 TDI diesel features a powerful V6 engine with a mild hybrid systems and an electric powered compressor to ensure that maximum torque is available to the sporty SUV at just above idle. The new Audi SQ5 TDI offers a broad portfolio of driver assistance systems.

2019 120

Audi providing fleet of 50 e-tron EVs for Davos; reservations hit 20K+

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As the exclusive shuttle partner, Audi is providing a fleet of 50 Audi e-tron cars for the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2019. Three mobile Audi charging containers with a total output of 700 kW and a capacity of 1.14

2019 102

Two new V6 engines with 48V mild hybrid system for Audi Q8; gasoline and diesel

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Audi is expanding the engine line-up for its luxury SUV, the Q8—as well as its roll-out of its 48V mild hybrid system ( earlier post )—by adding two V6 engine versions. With the turbocharged gasoline engine, the Audi Q8 sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1

2019 107

Audi electric SUV to carry e-tron name (not Q6), a la first quattro

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We've known for sometime that Audi will launch an all-electric utility vehicle in 2018, but there has been some confusion about what it will be called. It was widely believed that the SUV would carry the Q6 e-tron name, stemming from both its position in the Audi lineup and its use of an electrified powertrain. Future Cars Audi e-tron plug-in cars Q6

2016 86

Report: 2022 Audi R8 to go electric

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Last week, British magazine Autocar reported that Audi will make that leap for its next-generation R8 sports car, converting it from a pounding gas-fueled V-10 engine to purely electric power. DON'T MISS: Audi reveals PB18 e-tron concept in Monterey–with moveable Increasingly, there's nothing super about a supercar if it's not electric.

2018 62

Audi plans to put old EV batteries to work in factory tugs

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Factory tugs in Audi's Ingolstadt factory now sport the latest in second-hand lithium-ion batteries. With automakers on the hook in jurisdictions around the world to take back and properly reuse or recycle all the batteries they install in electric cars, various automakers are experimenting with different ways to reuse the depleted batteries that. lithium-ion batteries

2019 73

Off-again, on-again Audi R8 e-tron ended after 100 built

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The Audi R8 e-tron—an all-electric version of the German automaker's R8 supercar—is no more. Less than two years after the production R8 e-tron was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, Audi plans to stop building the car. plug-in cars Audi R8 e-tronSo ends one of the longest and most convoluted development stories of any new car in recent memory. CHECK OUT.

2016 81

Want an Audi e-tron quattro electric? Expect to wait

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With its first electric car, Audi plans to change more than what powers the car. Ripping another page from Tesla's playbook, the traditional car company plans to reserve its new electric 2019 Audi e-tron SUV for special orders. Instead of selecting among a wide variety of cars on a local dealer's lot, customers will have to put down a deposit and

2018 74

Audi unveils e-tron GT concept at LA Auto Show; production version in about 2 years

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Audi is presenting the battery-electric e-tron GT concept four-door coupé as a show car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The e-tron GT is Audi’s third electric vehicle, following the Audi e-tron SUV and the Audi e-tron Sportback slated for 2019.

2018 114

2019 Audi e-tron first drive: Redrawing the electric-vehicle boundaries

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Road-tripping along in the 2019 Audi e-tron, your passenger might not even know (or care) that you’re in an all-electric utility vehicle—rather than just an extraordinarily quiet gasoline one. It gets right to Audi’s point behind the e-tron, which is to make a vehicle that’s an Audi

2018 81

First drive review: Audi Q2

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I’m beginning to think that Audi can do no wrong right now. Audi Reviews Q2After reviewing the revised A3, I found that while perhaps not that exciting, it is an ext.

2016 62

Audi updates A3 Sportback g-tron with increased tank volume for greater natural gas range

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The Audi A3 Sportback g-tron is starting the new model year with a technology update. To enable the four-cylinder engine to run on these fuels, Audi engineers modified its cylinder head, turbocharging, fuel injection system and catalytic converter.

2019 88

Audi unmasks Q8 concept in Detroit

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Audi has taken the covers off its eagerly awaited Q8 SUV Coupe concept at the Detroit Motor Show. Audi Q8The show car gives us an idea of what we can expect.

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First drive review: Audi A3

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Audi A3 ReviewsThere might be other cars that offer more thrills, but little matches the relaxed sense of serenity, combined with unequalled quality of the facelift.

2016 64

Audi e-tron electric crossover debuts to battle Tesla

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And finally, there is Audi. Late Monday night, the German luxury maker debuted took to the stage in San Francisco with its long-awaited, first volume battery-electric vehicle, a five-seat midsize crossover utility to be known simply as e-tron. It also opened reservations and will allow customers to configure the car, requiring a refundable $1,000

2019 Audi e-tron to make global debut in San Francisco on 17 Sep; US reservations open then

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The 2019 Audi e-tron, the first all-electric vehicle from Audi, will make its global debut on 17 September at an event in San Francisco. US customers will be able to configure and reserve their 2019 Audi e-tron on that date as well.

Audi going to the moon; Audi lunar e-quattro rover

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Audi is supporting the German team (the “ Part-Time Scientists ”) in the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) competition with its know-how in several fields of technology from quattro all-wheel drive and lightweight construction to electric mobility and piloted driving. Audi lunar quattro.

2015 108

Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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Audi is actively involved in the EEBUS initiative to promote networking across manufacturer and industry boundaries. The Audi e-tron’s charging system is the first on-board EV system to use the new communication standard. Audi offers various solutions for charging at home.

2019 99

Audi CEO pledges one electric (or electrified) car each year

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Audi is a little behind fellow German automaker BMW in the area of electrified autos, but it has a plan in place to address this shortcoming. Speaking during Audi’s annual general meeting in the automaker’s home of Ingolstadt, Germany, CEO Rupert Stadler outlined a plan to introduce at least one electric car per year starting from. Green Audi Q6 Future Cars e-Tron plug-in cars

2016 63

Audi launches first German location for Audi on demand mobility service

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Airline passengers at Munich Airport can now use the premium mobility service Audi on demand to continue on the next leg of their trip in one of the brand’s latest models. Users can book the Audi models with a mobile app and pick them up directly at the myAudi Sphere at the terminal. This makes Munich the first German location for Audi on demand. The service offered by Audi provides very flexible, customer‑focused access to premium mobility.

2016 84