Audi unveils 500 kW series-hybrid RS Q e-tron Dakar racer

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Just under a year after the initial concept idea, Audi Sport has started testing the new Audi RS Q e-tron series hybrid, with which Audi will tackle the Dakar Rally in January 2022. —Andreas Roos, responsible for the Dakar project at Audi Sport.

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Audi introduces new CNG A3 Sportback

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Audi is adding a new member to its A3 family: the A3 Sportback 30 g-tron natural gas vehicle. Audi first introduced an A3 Sportback g-tron in 2014. Three CNG tanks arranged perpendicular to the direction of travel are located in the rear of the Audi A3 Sportback 30 g-tron.

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Partnership with Energy Providers: Audi Funding Expansion of Renewable Energy

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The post Partnership with Energy Providers: Audi Funding Expansion of Renewable Energy appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles Specific Technologies Wind Power Audi Audi Q4 e-tron charging green energy net-zero carbon emissions

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Start of production for Audi Q4 e-tron in Zwickau

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Production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has finally started in Zwickau. The fully electric compact model is the first electric SUV to be produced by Audi in Germany. At the multi-brand plant in Zwickau, the Audi Q4 e-tron will be rolling off the same production line as the Volkswagen ID.4

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Audi extends Traffic Light Information to Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco

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Audi is extending its Traffic Light Information (TLI) coverage to Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Audi first brought Traffic Light Information (TLI) to production vehicles in 2016, with just a handful of connected signals.

Audi using augmented reality to increase efficiency in logistics planning

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Audi is using augmented reality (AR) to plan complex logistics processes. Audi uses the new generation of Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 device for this.

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Audi RS Q e-tron: Test Laboratory for Possible Future Technologies at the Dakar Rally

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Donau, July 23, 2021 – Clear the stage for an electrifying high-tech test laboratory: just under a year after the initial concept idea, Audi Sport has started testing the new Audi RS Q e-tron, with which […].

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Audi to unveil Dakar racer with electric drivetrain in July

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Audi will compete in the Dakar Rally for the first time in January 2022 with a prototype featuring an advanced series-hybrid drivetrain ( earlier post ). Now, Audi reports that the concept of the innovative prototype has almost been concluded. The prototype uses the motor generator unit (MGU) from the current Formula E car that Audi developed from scratch for the 2021 season. —Andreas Roos, Head of DTM and Track Engineering for Audi Sport.

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Constellium supplying aluminum solutions for Audi e-tron GT EV

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Constellium SE has expanded its longstanding partnership with Audi to supply advanced aluminum solutions for the Audi e-tron GT. Constellium’s Surfalex Auto Body Sheet solution, used for the rear doors and fenders of the Audi e-tron GT, is well-suited for the vehicle’s design, as it allows bold styling while maintaining perfect surface aesthetics. Constellium is a long-time supplier to Audi for both rolled products and structural components.

Audi Hungaria starts operation of Europe’s biggest solar roof installation

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Audi Hungaria, in cooperation with E.ON In 2012 Audi’s Hungarian plant opened a geothermal facility to supply most of its heat requirements. Audi Hungaria: Photovoltaic system on the roofs of the two logistics halls. r and Brussels, the production site of the Audi e-tron.

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Audi will phase out gas engines by 2033, reversing past stance of CEO

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Audi will now phase out gas engines by the year 2033, CEO Markus Duesmann announced at the Berlin Climate Conference earlier today. Audi, a German company, owned by Volkswagen Auto Group, has sold the e-tron and the Q2L SUV for the powerful Chinese EV market.

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Audi presents Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron

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Audi presented the Audi Q4 e-tron ( earlier post ) and the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron. Audi Q4 50 e-tron quattro / Audi Q4 50 e-tron quattro Edition One. In 2021 the electric offensive is gaining further momentum at Audi. —Markus Duesmann, CEO of AUDI AG.

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Audi shows new A6 e-tron concept electric vehicle in Shanghai

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For the first time the presentation of AUDI AG at Auto Shanghai 2021 is taking place with two partners at a shared trade-fair stand. The first two products are made by a new partner, SAIC Audi. At the end of 2020 Audi announced the founding of the Audi FAW NEV Co.

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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.

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Audi Pilots Concept for Quick Charging

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The post Audi Pilots Concept for Quick Charging appeared first on EV Obsession. EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies Audi charging hub Quick Charging

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Yamaha develops e-scooter for India & Audi e-Tron launches in India on July 22 

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Yamaha develops e-scooter for India & Audi e-Tron launches in India on July 22 . Read more about Yamaha develops an e-scooter for India, Audi e-Tron launches in India on July 22 and Ola Electric first electric scooter to launch soon in India. .

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AUDI Q4 e-tron first drive: the electric Audi we wanted all along [video]

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After taking its sweet time to get cracking in the first place, Audi is now off to a strong start on its long journey to 100% electrification. more… The post AUDI Q4 e-tron first drive: the electric Audi we wanted all along [video] appeared first on Electrek.

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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. With the Audi e-tron Scooter, we appeal to customers who are on the move in cities, sustainably and multi-modally—and for whom style and functionality are important. —Thorsten Schrader, project manager for micro-mobility at Audi.

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Audi maps out shift to electric: Only EVs launched from 2026, no gasoline models by 2033

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Audi on Tuesday mapped out plans to go all-electric in just over a decade, including launching only electric cars starting in 2026, and ending production of gasoline engines by 2033.

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.

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Audi developing high power charging parks in combination with a lounge

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Audi developing high power charging parks in combination with a lounge. Audi is working on its own rapid-charging concept for its electric cars and is going to develop the second half of the year to test a possible series application. The Audi huge interim storage is having around 2.45

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Audi e-tron upcoming electric car in India

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Audi e-tron upcoming electric car in India. Audi e-tron is the most awaited fully electric SUV in India which is expected to launch in the first half of 2021 in June. Progress continues at the world premiere of the new Audi Q4 e-tron models. Audi (@AudiOfficial) April 3, 2021.

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Audi plans to pilot charging hub concept for quick charging later this summer

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Audi is working on a concept for quick charging for premium-level electromobility: the Audi charging hub. For the first time, more than half of Audi’s newly introduced models are electrified. A solution to peak demands in the future could be the Audi charging hub.

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Audi offers 22 kW AC charging option on e-tron

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Audi is now enabling faster charging with alternating current (AC). The new charging system connect, which Audi offers for home garages, is also designed for a charging capacity of up to 22 kW.

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Alcoa to supply sustainable, low-carbon aluminum for wheels on Audi e-tron GT

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As part of a pilot project, Audi is procuring 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT electric car that are made from low-CO 2 emission aluminum supplied by Alcoa to RONAL GROUP, the wheel’s manufacturer. —Marco Philippi, Audi AG’s Head of Procurement Strategy.

Launching in early 2021, the $50K – $60K Audi Q4 e-tron EV will offer 280 e-miles

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Audi says its Q4 e-tron compact crossover will enter the luxury EV marketplace in early 2021. It’s the second pure electric vehicle release for the Bavarian automaker, following the Audi e-tron SUV. The Q4’s Singleframe makes it identifiable as an Audi at first glance.

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Audi e-tron to launch in India on 22 July with 3 variants

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Audi e-tron to launch in India on 22 July with 3 variants. Audi a German automaker has announced that its first all- electric Audi e-tron will be available in three variants in India. Audi e-tron features. The Audi e-tron estimated price is between 1 to 1.20

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Audi Neckarsulm first plant in Group using RFID for vehicle ID throughout production; on-metal tags

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Audi’s Neckarsulm site is the first automotive plant in the Volkswagen Group to use RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology for vehicle identification throughout the entire production process, thereby laying another cornerstone for fully connected production.

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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. Factory vehicles in Audi’s production plants such as fork-lift trucks and tow tractors have so far been powered by lead-acid batteries. —Peter Kössler, Member of the Board of Management for Production and Logistics at Audi AG.

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2021 Audi Q5, A7 and A8 TFSI e PHEVS now on sale in US

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Now on sale nationwide in the US, the 2021 Audi Q5 TFSI e, A7 TFSI e and A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) combine Audi’s premium appointments and driving dynamics with integrated hybrid technology and smartphone app functionality. 2021 Audi Q5 TFSI e. Audi Q5 55.

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Audi and Norway unleash Game of Thrones star on GM, Will Ferrell

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Audi is Norway’s best-selling electric vehicle brand. You didn’t think Audi—and especially its Norwegian operation—would sit idly by as GM and Will Ferrell challenged it in EVs, would you? GM doesn’t sell vehicles in Norway.

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Audi increases budget for electromobility up to 2025; €10B for electromobility, €5B for hybridization

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AUDI AG plans a total investment of approximately €35 billion, in spite of a difficult business environment, to 2025. Audi has earmarked approximately €15 billion for electromobility and hybridization, thus underlining the key importance of its electro-roadmap. Improvements in fixed costs, a leaner product portfolio, and savings in non-vehicle investments further contribute to the financial solidity of the Audi brand.

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Audi partnering with Climeworks on CO2 direct air capture and storage

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Audi is partnering with the Zurich-based environmental start-up and promoting a future technology with the project. Climeworks is removing 1,000 metric tons thereof from the atmosphere on behalf of Audi. One quarter of that will be credited to Audi.

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Audi presents latest SQ5 TDI diesel; 48V MHEV & electric compressor

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Audi has introduced the latest version of the SQ5 TDI diesel. The SQ5 TDI was first introduced in the fall of 2012 as the first Audi S model powered by a diesel engine. Audi SQ5 TDI mild hybrid 48V drivetrain.

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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%.

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Audi and KIT working on recycling for automotive plastics via pyrolysis oil

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Audi and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) are therefore launching a pilot project for chemical recycling as part of the “Industrial Resource Strategies” THINKTANK in order to feed such mixed plastic fractions back into a resource-conserving circular system.

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2022 Audi e-tron GT to Arrive with Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including 3 Years Complimentary DC Fast Charging

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The post 2022 Audi e-tron GT to Arrive with Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including 3 Years Complimentary DC Fast Charging appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Audi Audi e-tron GT Qmerit RS e-tron GT

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Audi boosts specs on 2021 e-tron family, lowers price

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The 2021 Audi e-tron SUV family receives a number of updates and a new price point for the 2021 model year. New for model year 2021, the Audi e-tron model lines receive revised packaging, including attractive entry pricing with a new Premium trim level.

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Audi presents e-tron FE07 for Formula E World Championship; in-house powertrain, new MGU

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Audi has presented the new e-tron FE07 that has been developed by Audi Sport, with a new Audi MGU05 motor-generator unit.

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Audi launches e-tron GT in the US starting at $99,900

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Audi is officially launching the e-tron GT electric car in the US today with a starting price of $99,900 before incentives. more… The post Audi launches e-tron GT in the US starting at $99,900 appeared first on Electrek.

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Audi plans to cut water consumption in production in half by 2035

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Audi has included the economical and efficient use of water as a key aspect of its Mission:Zero environmental program. To this end, Audi is implementing efficient processes and closed water cycles, and increasing the use of rainwater.

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Audi first car manufacturer to introduce second-generation prelube oils; start with Q6 e-tron electric SUV in 2022

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With the start of production of the Audi Q6 e-tron electric SUV in Ingolstadt in 2022, Audi is introducing the second-generation steel coil lubrication Prelube II. The idea originated from Audi employees in the press shop in Ingolstadt, and has already caught on at the Volkswagen Group.

Audi opens Automated Driving Development R&D office in Silicon Valley; ADAS specifically for North America

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Audi has opened its new Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) R&D office in San Jose to create Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) specifically for the North American market. —Frank Grosshauser, senior director, ADAS, Audi of America.

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