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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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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Ballard reveals hydrogen fuel-cell tech developed with Audi

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As other automakers back away from hydrogen fuel cells, Audi appears to still be in the game. Ballard Power Systems, a manufacturer of fuel cells for commercial applications, announced Monday a new fuel-cell stack developed in concert with Audi.

2020 96

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.

2020 108

Audi of America launches Internal Carbon Price program to support goal of lowering CO2 footprint 30% by 2025

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Audi of America is among the first in the automotive industry to implement an internal carbon price program as a key initiative in the brand’s pursuit of lower CO 2 emissions. This is part of the global commitment Audi has made to lower its carbon footprint by 30% by 2025, and is part of the larger Audi AG Mission:Zero imperative to reach net-zero carbon by 2050. Fuel consumed by Audi of America fleet vehicles.

2020 65

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. In a series of almost clichéd nods to Field of Dreams, Back to the Future, and other movies that would be familiar to the target buyer, a man is walking through an.

2019 79

Audi, Applied Information & Temple launch C-V2X school safety development program; Audi e-tron equipped with prototype tech

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Audi of America, Applied Information, and Temple, Inc., Modified Audi e-tron test vehicles will implement C-V2X capabilities that Audi hopes to bring to consumers in future vehicle generations. The signals help optimize green light timing and traffic flow as well as Traffic Light Information equipped in many Audi vehicles currently on sale.

2020 69

Audi research project proves the potential of bi-directional charging: What's next?

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Audi is the latest automaker to experiment with bi-directional charging, which allows electric cars to discharge electricity from their battery packs back into the grid—or to a smart-home energy management system.

2020 97

2021 Audi E-Tron SUV gets $8,800 lower base price, plus more range

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The 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV gets an $8,800 lower base price and an 18-mile range increase for the new model year. It reflects the lower-tier Premium trim level Audi previously said was on the way.

2020 94

Audi Q5 Sportback set for 2021 launch

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Say hello to the new Audi Q5 Sportback

2020 41

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 78

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 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.

2019 101

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. Both the Audi S6 and S7 are rated at 444 horsepower and 443 lb-ft (600 N·m) of torque—37 lb-ft more than their V8 TFSI-powered predecessors.

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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.

2020 90

Audi & Hager Group investigating bidirectional charging at home

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Hager Group and Audi are thus bidirectional charging at home, otherwise known as Vehicle to Home (V2H). Audi and the Hager Group have developed a research and solution approach that creates financial incentives and offers greater security of supply.

2020 90

In future Audi EVs, one big brain will manage all the physics

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Audi on Thursday provided an early glimpse of some of the technology that might give upcoming premium electric vehicles from the brand—beyond the current E-Tron SUV and Sportback—an edge in terms of comfort, performance, and perhaps efficiency.

2020 95

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.

2019 122

Audi E-Tron GT will cue up a new sound for electric performance

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The Audi E-Tron GT four-door electric coupe, due for deliveries to the U.S. starting mid-2021, is far from a mirror image of the Porsche Taycan.

2020 70

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. In the US, Audi has already introduced five production models: the Audi Q5 TFSI e, A7 TFSI e and A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) as well as the e-tron all-electric SUV and upcoming e-tron Sportback. 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 81

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.

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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

Nikola factory, Audi bi-directional charging, Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid update: Today’s Car News

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And Audi agrees that bi-directional charging tech is a good idea. An Audi project researching bi-directional charging proves its potential for. Nikola Motors starts building a factory in Arizona.

2020 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 85

Ballard and Audi sign definitive agreements regarding use of high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion

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The FCgen-HPS was fully designed and developed by Ballard to stringent automotive standards in the company’s Technology Solutions program with Audi.

2020 65

Audi collaborates to deploy C-V2X communication technology on Virginia roadways; two specific use cases

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Audi of America, American Tower Corporation, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are collaborating in an initial deployment of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) communication technology in Virginia.

2020 85

Review: Audi Q3

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Review: Audi Q3

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All-electric Audi e-tron Sportback concept teased for Shanghai auto show

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Among them is a concept for a "four-door coupe" version of the Audi e-tron all-electric SUV that'll go into production sometime next year. The Audi e-Tron Sportback Concept doesn't necessarily preview a. Shanghai Auto Show e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Shanghai auto show is shaping up to be a showcase for all the green cars and concepts that were absent from last week's New York auto show.

2017 75

Ballard launches high-power density fuel cell stack for vehicle propulsion; 4.3 kW/L; Audi partner

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The FCgen-HPS was fully designed and developed by Ballard to stringent automotive standards in the company’s Technology Solutions program with Audi AG. Ballard and Audi expect to sign definitive agreements in 2020 formalizing the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding referenced above.

2020 92

Audi team to create "highly efficient electric car" due in 2024, speed up EV development

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Audi is looking for ways to speed up the development of future electric cars in what it hopes will serve as a model for the rest of the Volkswagen Group, the automaker said in a press release Friday. Recently-appointed Audi CEO Markus Duesmann has launched the "Artemis" project to create a more streamlined development process for new vehicles.

2020 73

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. The wastewater generated at Audi México first undergoes chemical-physical treatment, which neutralizes the water and removes particles and heavy metals—from the paint shop for example.

2018 78

2021 Audi A7 plug-in hybrid fastback: US details confirmed

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Audi is adding a third plug-in hybrid model to its United States lineup. The 2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e will join the Q5 55 TFSI e crossover and A8 60 TFSI e sedan in U.S. showrooms this fall, the automaker announced Wednesday. The A7 plug-in hybrid uses a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 gasoline engine and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, with an. Plug-In Hybrids

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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. Audi expects the US to continue its lead in terms of ADAS system capabilities based on artificial intelligence and its cloud-supported development processes in the push to more advanced Level 2+ automated systems for the coming decade worldwide.

2020 71

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 97

Audi “Aluminum Closed Loop” in press shops has saved more than 350k tonnes of CO2

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Audi began using aluminum in 1994 with the first Audi A8 with the Audi Space Frame. Audi continues to use the lightweight metal in various components of what is now the fourth generation of the luxury sedan as part of an innovative multi-material mix. Audi therefore manages the material in a recycling loop. Audi introduced the “Aluminum Closed Loop” process at its Neckarsulm site back in 2017.

2020 83

Audi RS performance models are going plug-in hybrid, perhaps with 50 miles electric range

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Audi does not see plug-in hybrids as a transitional technology to be quickly made redundant by fully electric vehicles.

2020 68

Audi Q2 gets a fresh face for 2020

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The Audi Q2 has been given a facelift for 2020, with the updated crossover featuring a refreshed look, a raft of interior upgrades and some new safety kit

2020 57

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. Audi will stage the world premiere of the battery-electric vehicle this summer in Brussels. The Audi e-tron Sportback will follow in 2019. Rupert Stadler with the Audi e-tron prototype.

2018 75

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.” ” Audi is not aware of any such shorts or thermal events, it says, insisting that the move.

2019 75

Audi Electric SUV To Target Tesla With LG Chem, Samsung Cells

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This much we know: a concept for the future Audi Q6 "coupe" SUV will be shown at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. DON'T MISS: Audi Q6. lithium-ion battery pack plug-in cars lg-chem Samsung Audi Q6We also know an all-electric Q6 e-tron version will target the Tesla Model X, though more conventional Q6 versions with gasoline, diesel, and possibly plug-in hybrid powertrains will be sold as well.

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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 82

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. And it just so happens to be an electric vehicle. The E-Tron is one of three. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2020

2020 60

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. At the end of January, Audi drivers will see information from around 150 traffic lights in their cockpit, thus increasing their chance of catching a “green wave”. In a pilot project, Audi was able to reduce fuel consumption by 15%.

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