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 103

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 157

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 94

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 79

2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

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Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs.

2019 75

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 107

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 109

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 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 148

Review: Audi Q3

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Review: Audi Q3

2019 32

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

2019 Audi E-tron road-trip review: Wait, range ratings aren’t everything?

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But that’s what Audi had us do with its 2019 E-tron electric SUV: drive it on a prescribed route that took us nearly 195 miles from Yountville, California (102 feet elevation) and over.

2019 90

Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025

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Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars.

2019 84

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

Audi offering 12V mild hybrid versions of new A4; 48V MHEV for S4 TDI diesel

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Audi is offering the revamped A4 with many engine options equipped with 12V and 48V mild-hybrid systems (MHEV). This also applies to the Audi S4 TDI (combined fuel consumption 6.3 – 6.2 Audi S4 Avant TDI. g/mi) up to the Audi S4 TDI (combined fuel consumption 6.3 – 6.2

2019 103

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 108

Report: Battery shortages lead to Audi E-tron production delays

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According to a report last week in the Brussels Times, Audi is delaying the production of its planned E-tron Sportback and slowing production of its E-tron SUV following battery shortages from supplier LG Chem. Building electric cars is harder than it looks. The factory that builds the e-tron has cut back from eight hours of production a day to. LG Chem lithium batteries

2019 86

Audi introduces Q5 55 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid; first of new PHEVs

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The Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro with 270 kW (367 hp) system output (combined fuel consumption: 2.4 – 2.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 53 – 46 g/km) is the first of the new plug-in models from Audi. The Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro intelligently manages a number of drive modes.

2019 103

Audi E-tron electric SUV gets discounts just as it goes on sale

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Just as the 2019 E-tron SUV starts arriving at dealerships, Audi is already offering big discounts on them. percent financing on the E-tron for up to 66 months, which is significantly cheaper than most other models in Audi's lineup, according to our partners at CarsDirect.com. The biggest incentive so far is 1.9 The similar-sized, gas-powered Q5

2019 83

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 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

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 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 65

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 77

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 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

First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

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First Drive Review: Audi A6 facelift

2018 60

Audi Q5 2019: plug-in hybrid revealed

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Audi have revealed more details of its plug-in hybrid Q5 SUV, championing it as the trailblazer for a new range of plug-in models from the brand

2019 41

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 130

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 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 83

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

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

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 84

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

2019 Audi e-tron EPA range revealed: Nothing to brag about, but aiming for the real world?

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The official EPA-rated range results are in for the 2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV—at least according to Audi, as they’re not yet posted by the federal agency—and they’re a fair amount lower than what was widely anticipated. Audi of America said Thursday that the EPA rating for the 2019 e-tron will be just 204 miles.

2019 82

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 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 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

Audi gives S5 models their first diesel and 48V MHEV systems; performance and efficiency

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For the first time, the Audi S5 Coupé/Sportback has a V6 diesel under the hood. Audi S5 Sportback TDI. TDI in the S5 models is the most powerful version in the Audi V6 diesel engine lineup. Audi S5 Coupé TDI. Audi also offers dynamic steering as on option.

2019 107

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 77

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 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.

2017 66