Audi Electric-Powered Compressor gives 2020 Audi S6 and S7 models a boost; 48V MHEV architecture

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Brought to the US market for the first time in the 2020 Audi S6 and S7, Audi’s Electric-Powered Compressor (EPC) comes paired to the 2.9-liter, twin-turbocharged TFSI V6 engine.

2020 126

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

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Audi combines e-scooter with skateboard

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Audi has developed a new e-scooter concept to respond to the urban trend towards multi-modal mobility. The Audi e-tron Scooter, combining the advantages of the electric scooter and the skateboard, is designed for sporty riders.

2019 129

Audi provides overview of its 4 distinct EV platforms

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Globally, by 2025, Audi is aiming to have 30 electrified models on sale, with 20 of those vehicles fully electric. Next, it will introduce the Audi Q4 e-tron SUV and e-tron GT performance sedan, which have already been shown as concept vehicles.

2020 102

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 158

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback goes 7% more miles, costs slightly more than SUV

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For at least a short time, the swoopier, racier-looking 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback—the version that looks faster—is a step ahead of the E-Tron SUV in something that definitely matters: range.

2020 79

Audi to quit DTM touring car racing series after this season

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Audi will not extend its commitment in the DTM touring car racing series beyond the 2020 season. The management board of AUDI AG made this decision also in light of the economic challenges due to the corona pandemic and communicated it to ITR e.V.,

2020 88

Audi offering plug-in hybrid version of A6 Avant wagon

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Audi is offering its successful full-size station wagon A6 Avant as a plug-in hybrid: The new A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro has a system output of 270 kW (367 PS) (combined fuel consumption 2.1–1.9 The electric range of the Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro is up to 51 kilometers (31.7

2020 88

New Audi A3 sedan offers 48V MHEV, diesel powertrains

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Audi has introduced the second generation of its A3 Sedan. The MMI Navigation plus offers a multitude of Audi connect services as standard, including online traffic information, news, and additional information such as photos, opening times, and user reviews relating to points of interest.

2020 88

Audi networks with traffic lights in Düsseldorf; “Green wave”

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Audi is moving ahead with networked traffic lights in Düsseldorf. After Ingolstadt, the city on the Rhine is the second in Europe in which Audi is introducing its Traffic Light Information service. In a pilot project, Audi was able to reduce fuel consumption by 15%.

2020 96

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 74

Audi E-Tron tows GM EV1 500 miles: Reality check about EV range

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The Audi E-tron is one of a handful electric cars currently rated for towing. Audi recently showed off that capability with a very special payload.

2020 95

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 102

Audi E-Tron: Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee

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The 2019 Audi E-Tron fits in—as a well-styled, contemporary SUV, as a superb luxury vehicle, and as an Audi. That’s the way Green Car Reports has more or less summarized Audi’s first fully electric vehicle after multiple experiences up close with it.

2020 74

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 96

Audi E-tron recalled for battery seal, potential “thermal event”

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Audi confirmed Monday that it is recalling 1,644 E-tron electric SUVs, including 544 vehicles that have been delivered to customers, due to an issue with the battery pack’s seal that it says could lead to “a short circuit or thermal event.”

2019 91

Former Audi CEO arrested in Germany over diesel-scandal allegations

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Two days after a newspaper investigation in Germany revealed the depth of Audi's role in the vast diesel emissions-cheating scandal at Volkswagen, German prosecutors have arrested the division's former CEO, Rupert Stadler, in conjunction with the scandal.

2019 105

Audi awards $100K to Caltech to support development of new CliMA climate model

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Audi of America (AoA) and the Audi Environmental Foundation are awarding a $100,000 grant to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the lead institution in the Climate Modeling Alliance (CliMA).

2020 88

Audi introduces A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV

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Audi is systematically pursuing its electrification strategy and is now offering its large four-door A7 Sportback coupe as a powerful, efficient plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The new Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro delivers a system output of 270 kW (367 PS) (combined fuel consumption of 2.1 – 1.9

2019 121

Sustainable aluminum for battery housing of Audi e-tron

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Audi is the first automobile manufacturer worldwide to receive a certificate from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative ( ASI ). Audi is the first automobile manufacturer worldwide to receive a certificate from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI).

2018 110

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 135

Reports: Audi software tricks led to dirty dieselgate scandal

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Audi played a significant role in the Volkswagen diesel scandal—specifically in developing software that cheated emissions tests for diesels in Europe and the U.S. While engineers from Volkswagen's luxury Audi division.

2019 84

Audi E-Tron electric SUV plugs into some sunshine with solar program

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Audi is offering 3,000 of its E-Tron electric SUV buyers a complimentary 10-year subscription to solar power. Audi anticipates the amount saved to be one full E-Tron charge each month per household—offsetting the.

2020 86

Audi unveils AI:ME self-driving EV concept at Shanghai

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At Auto Shanghai 2019, Audi is introducing the Audi AI:ME, an electric showcar offering compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic interior, and the ability to drive autonomously at level 4. ft), the Audi AI:ME takes up as much traffic space as a present-day compact car.

2019 110

2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US. Joining the flagship sedan model line, the Audi A8 TFSI e serves as the first plug-in hybrid variant of the A8. The Audi virtual cockpit is also updated to display battery data and range statistics.

2020 112

Audi aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 30% over the vehicle lifecycle by 2025

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Audi has set the goal of successively reducing vehicle-specific CO 2 emissions by 30% by 2025 compared with reference year 2015 and over the entire product lifecycle. Audi opened its electric initiative with the introduction of e-tron, which has been available at dealerships since March.

2019 119

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.

Scorching-hot Audi RS Q8 now available

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The Audi RS Q8, the first-ever production Audi SUV capable of a sub-four-second 0-62mph sprint, is now available to order

2020 41

Audi AI:Trail concept splices trail-ready with autonomous-ready

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Earlier this week at the Frankfurt auto show, Audi revealed a strikingly different adventure-vehicle concept car that’s designed to show, according to the brand, “a comprehensive concept for sustainable mobility off the beaten track.”

2019 92

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

2019 Audi E-tron ads take aim at electric myths

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Now Audi is on the cusp of launching its first all-electric model and is taking direct aim at many of the concerns that potential buyers have about electric.

2019 104

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 87

Review: Audi Q3

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Review: Audi Q3

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Audi plans to increase recycled materials in its mainstream vehicles

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Audi has joined a growing list of manufacturers looking to mitigate this by using more sustainable materials for car interiors.

2020 67

Audi E-Tron electric SUV earns 5-star safety rating

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The 2019 E-Tron was awarded five stars in government crash testing, Audi announced Tuesday, adding to its new EV's safety top-notch credentials.

2019 81

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 83

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 60

2020 Audi RS7 Sportback revealed

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Audi has taken the covers off its new RS7 Sportback

2019 43

Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” in Europe. From July, Audi will network new models with the traffic lights in Ingolstadt/Germany; further European cities will follow from 2020 onwards. Equipped cars will be more likely to catch a “green wave” in the city; Audi drivers will see in the cockpit what speed is required to reach the next traffic light on a green.

2019 95

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 121

Audi’s mighty diesel: SQ8 TDI SUV coupé; 48V MHEV

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Audi’s sporty top model of the Q family, the SQ8 TDI SUV coupé, features a biturbo V8 TDI diesel that delivers 435 metric hp, 900 NN·mm (663.8 The biturbo V8 in the Audi SQ8 TDI is the most powerful passenger car diesel engine on the European market.

2019 106

First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

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First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

2018 59

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.

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