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 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 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.

2020 132

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 95

2022 Audi E-Tron GT: Charging and performance details for flagship electric car

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Audi on Thursday revealed a few more details about the Audi E-Tron GT, though it won't fully be revealed until early 2021. The GT was developed and prepared by Audi Sport and will

2020 78

Audi and FAW establishing new JV company for production of PPE-based EVs in China

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Audi and FAW are forming a new new cooperation company for the future production of PPE-based electric vehicles in Changchun in the northeast of China. AUDI AG and Volkswagen Group China will receive a 60% share, making this company—founded for the local production of fully electric Audi models on the “Premium Platform Electric” (PPE) codeveloped with Porsche—the first cooperation company with a majority interest held by Audi in China. FAW Audi Sales Co.,

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 76

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.

2020 84

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 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.

2020 109

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.

2020 95

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 75

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 98

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 105

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 96

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.

2020 96

Audi first car manufacturer to be awarded the Chain of Custody - the certificate of the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative

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AUDI AG is the first automobile maker to be awarded the Chain of Custody certificate of the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative (ASI). The importance of aluminum for Audi. Since the 1990s aluminum has been in use at Audi as a key material for bodywork and chassis systems.

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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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 91

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.

2020 87

Audi to compete in Dakar Rally in 2022 with series-hybrid electric prototype; factory team leaving Formula E

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Audi will be competing in the famous Dakar Rally for the first time in 2022 with an innovative prototype. A multifaceted commitment to motorsport is and will remain an integral part of Audi’s strategy. Since 2014, Audi has also been successful in fully-electric racing with Formula E.

2020 95

Audi models in Europe now Euro 6d compliant; twin-dosing for diesel, GPFs for gasoline

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As of the beginning of 2021, Audi has converted its European vehicle range to the level of the Euro 6d emission standard. Audi has implemented this in the form of software in the engine control unit. Audi made a considerable effort to ensure that the values were under the new emission limits in all conditions. Audi started equipping its gasoline models with gasoline particulate filters back in 2018.

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 87

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 Q5 Sportback set for 2021 launch

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Say hello to the new Audi Q5 Sportback

2020 41

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 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 64

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

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 97

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 87

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 76

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.

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Review: Audi Q3

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Review: Audi Q3

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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

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 72

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.

2015 87

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 74

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 67

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

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 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 64

Audi Q6 e-Tron Quattro Electric Car Production Site In 2018 Chosen

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Audi has announced that it will build its upcoming all-electric SUV in Belgium. e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars Audi Q6 Q6The German carmaker says it will dedicate an existing plant in Brussels to the new electric model, which will start production in 2018. The Brussels factory will also build the SUV's battery pack, with lithium-ion cells supplied by Samsung SDI and LG Chem under a.

2016 63

Tesla-Targeting Audi e-tron quattro Electric SUV Concept Teased Ahead Of Frankfurt

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Audi will build an all-electric version of its upcoming Q6 SUV "coupe," which will be previewed at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. We now know the concept will be called the Audi e-tron quattro, and--thanks to teaser images released by the carmaker--we have a rough idea of what it will look like. Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Audi Q6

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