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.

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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 e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept to be used as race taxi in Formula E; “virtuality turns into reality”

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Audi has produced the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept car, which it will deploy as a race taxi in Formula E starting with the race in Rome on Saturday 14 April. The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo shows that electric mobility at Audi is very emotive.

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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.

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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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First drive review: Audi A3

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Audi A3 ReviewsThere might be other cars that offer more thrills, but little matches the relaxed sense of serenity, combined with unequalled quality of the facelift.

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Audi shows integrated Android operating system in Audi Q8 sport concept

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Audi is presenting a concept of a next-generation infotainment system with fully integrated Android. The Audi Q8 sport concept technology platform, which Audi is presenting at Google I/O, already has Android on board.

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Audi unveils its first all-electric racer for Formula E; new powertrain from Audi/Schaeffler

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In Neuberg, Germany, Audi presented the Group’s first all-electric race car: the Audi e-tron FE04 for the Formula E series. The combination of the motor and transmission is the centerpiece of the Audi e-tron FE04. —Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass.

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Audi equipping new models in Europe with Audi connect SIM

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Audi is now equipping its new models that use the second-generation modular infotainment platform with Audi connect SIM. With the factory-installed SIM card, customers can immediately use the wide range of Audi connect services with the accompanying data flat rate for up to three years.

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Audi tech development chief resigns

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Stefan Knirsch, Member of the Board of Management of Audi AG for Technical Development, has resigned , effective immediately. The Wall Street Journal reported that Knirsch became aware of Audi’s defeat device sometime after 2013, when he was put in charge of engine development at Audi, according to “a person familiar with the situation.”.

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New Audi Q2 crossover available to order

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Audi’s new Q2, the company’s first crossover, is now available to order with three specification levels available from launch – SE, Sport and S line. Audi Home Slider Geneva Motor Show Editors Picks Q2

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Audi begins initial engine testing of Global Bioenergies, Fraunhofer e-gasoline

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Audi remains convinced of the potential of the fuels e-gas, “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) and e-diesel and is continuing to pursue its e-fuels strategy. Audi and its development partners Global Bioenergies S.A. galons US), the largest batch yet produced—of synthetic Audi e-gasoline for initial engine tests. Like all Audi e-fuels, the new fuel has many advantages. —Reiner Mangold, Head of Sustainable Product Development at Audi AG.

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Audi continues rollout of standard 48V mild hybrid system with new A6 Avant

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Audi has launched the new Audi A6 Avant station wagon equipped with a standard 48V mild hybrid system (MHEV) for the four- and six-cylinder TDI (diesel) and TFSI (gasoline) engines. Audi offers two variants of MHEV drive systems.

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Audi going to the moon; Audi lunar e-quattro rover

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Audi is supporting the German team (the “ Part-Time Scientists ”) in the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP) competition with its know-how in several fields of technology from quattro all-wheel drive and lightweight construction to electric mobility and piloted driving. Audi lunar quattro.

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New 8th-generation Audi A6 features 48V mild hybrid system as standard

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Audi unveiled the eighth generation of its successful A6 full-size sedan; all engines feature Audi’s 48V mild-hybrid (MHEV) system ( earlier post ) as standard equipment. In Audi’s new mild-hybrid technology, a belt alternator starter (BAS) works together with a lithium-ion battery.

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Audi introduces new A4 Avant g-tron; Audi e-gas offered as standard

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Audi has introduced the natural-gas-fueled A4 Avant g-tron; dealers in Europe will begin taking orders for the midsize model starting in early summer 2017. With this deal, Audi is reducing the CO 2 emissions of the g-tron fleet when running on gas by 80%. Audi e-gas.

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New Audi A5 Coupe now available: full specs revealed

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Audi has revealed price and specs for its new A5 Coupe following its launch at the Paris Motor Show. Audi A5 Home Slider Editors PicksAvailable to order now, highlights include more e.

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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

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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.

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Audi unveils 2nd battery-electric Audi concept in Shanghai; production in 2019; 3-motor “e-quattro” drive

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Audi is unveiling a new battery-electric e-tron concept in Shanghai: the Audi e-tron Sportback. The production version will come in 2019 as Audi’s second battery-electric offering, following the introduction of the production version of the Audi e-tron SUV ( earlier post ) in 2018.

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Second-generation Audi A7 Sportback features standard 48V MHEV system with gasoline or diesel engines

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Audi has unveiled the second-generation A7 Sportback, which is the essence of Audi‘s new design language. In the NEDC, the base version of the Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI consumes 6.8 Audi offers a choice of 39 driver assistance systems in the new A7 Sportback.

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Audi extends trade-in bonus in Germany for Euro 1-4 diesel owners switching to Audi Euro 6 vehicle

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In Germany, Audi is extending its trade-in bonus for customers who switch from diesel-powered cars that meet the Euro 1 through Euro 4 emissions standards to an Audi that meets the Euro 6 standard. The bonus is especially attractive for customers who select an Audi with an alternative drive such as plug-in hybrid technology or a g-tron model that runs on CNG (compressed natural gas). This also applies for Audi A3 e-tron.

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Audi e-tron Sportback, second electric car from automaker, to enter production in 2019

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Audi has confirmed what was seemingly already known: the e-tron Sportback concept is headed to production. Audi e-tron plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The e-tron Sportback concept was revealed at the 2017 Shanghai auto show earlier this year and the production version will arrive in 2019 bearing the same name. The brand last week confirmed the e-tron Sportback would arrive in 2019 and be.

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Audi confirms (again) 3 electric cars on the market by 2020

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Audi has once again reconfirmed its plans to bring three battery-powered electric vehicles to production by the year 2020. e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in carsGerman automakers are beginning to play catch-up with electric vehicles, as Tesla continues to corner the market. The German luxury brand reiterated the plan at the annual general meeting in Neckarsulm, Germany, and said it.

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Audi e-tron Sportback Concept: full electic-car details, photos from Shanghai auto show

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Audi has injected a dash of sporting character and a look at the future of electric-vehicle design into its latest e-tron concept car, which made its debut at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. The Audi e-tron Sportback Concept previews a coupe-esque electric utility vehicle to come following the introduction of the brand's all-electric e-tron SUV. Shanghai Auto Show Audi e-tron plug-in cars

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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.

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Audi launches “Audi on demand” pilot mobility program

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Audi has introduced “Audi on demand”, an innovative mobility program that gives customers a new way to experience the Audi brand and its range of vehicles at the touch of a button. With Audi on demand, customers can reserve an Audi by the day for up to 28 days. Audi on demand gives customers access to a wide range of the Audi vehicle lineup, from the Audi A4 sedan to Audi R8 supercar (the R8 for $1,195 per day).

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Audi tells its dealers to get with the (electric-car) program

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Now Audi has told its. dealers e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars dealershipsAs many electric-car buyers will tell you, franchised auto dealers can pose a large and tedious impediment to actually buying the plug-in car you want. From salespeople with no knowledge of the cars to test vehicles that haven't been recharged and have little battery range left, the hurdles are numerous and frustrating.

Audi’s “Jack” autonomous A7 concept hits the road in public demo drives in Germany

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Audi is providing public demonstration drives on board an Audi A7 piloted driving concept nicknamed “Jack”. An Audi expert is always on board. Potential test drivers are targeted via various communications channels, including the social media sites run by Audi Germany.

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Audi advances in-plant human-robot cooperation; CFRP roof installation

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At Audi’s Ingolstadt plant, humans and robots are now working side-by-side without a protective fence in an advance in human-robot cooperation (HRC). This marks the first time Audi is using an HRC light robot in its main plant for applying adhesive in final assembly.

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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

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Continental supplying 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics for Audi A8

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Continental is supplying the 48V belt-starter generator with integrated power electronics that is at the heart of the mild-hybrid (MHEV) system that is standard on Audi’s new A8. This clears the way for adaptive suspension systems like the new predictive active suspension in the Audi A8.

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Audi starts 7-speed transmission production in China

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Together with Volkswagen Automatic Transmission Tianjin (VWATJ), Audi is inaugurating a new transmission plant in the northern China harbor city of Tianjin. The plant will supply highly efficient 7-speed S tronic transmissions for the new Audi A4 L and other locally produced models. Audi will produce 240,000 transmissions annually at the new facility and will have a work force of over 1,000 at full capacity. —Joachim Wedler, President of Audi China.

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Audi wins VDA Logistics Award for automated vehicle transport

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Audi has won the Logistics Award for 2017 from the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) in recognition of its FTS driverless vehicle transport system. There are now twelve parking robots in use at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt.

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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.

Audi expands connected services offerings

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Audi is broadening its range of online services with the new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService. The new services bring enhanced convenience and security, and are available immediately for the Audi Q7 and the new A4 model line. The latest version of the “Audi MMI connect” smartphone app now also includes vehicle-specific services such as myCarManager. For the new services, Audi focused heavily on data security.

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Global Bioenergies beginning road testing with Audi A4 fueled with 34% renewable gasoline blends

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An Audi A4 2.0 The objective of the partnership with Global Bioenergies is to develop sustainable e-benzin to our customers, as a contribution of Audi to reduce the automotive carbon footprint. —Reiner Mangold, Head of sustainable product development at Audi. Global Bioenergies is beginning the road-testing phase of renewable gasoline derived from its fermentative isobutene pathway. Earlier post.)

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Audi puts steel back in the new A8

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The new Audi A8, scheduled for release in 2018, features a multi-material body structure ( earlier post ) consisting of more than 40% steel. Bernd Mlekusch, head of Audi’s Leichtbauzentrum (Lightweight Construction Center).

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2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV deliveries start in Europe this fall

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The first member of Audi's forthcoming wave of electric cars is expected to start landing in European driveways this fall, possibly neck and neck with the Jaguar I-Pace. The all-electric Audi e-tron SUV will have dimensions similar to the Audi Q5 SUV and should offer enough charge from its 95-kilowatt-hour battery pack to drive roughly 300 miles.

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Audi e-tron vs Jaguar I-Pace vs Mercedes EQ: electric luxury SUVs compared

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Audi e-tron plug-in cars I-PaceAfter sales of 150,000 or more electric luxury cars from Tesla Motors over four years, the first major wave of long-range electric cars from established luxury automakers is now on the way. So far, it seems the first of these vehicles will not be sedans that compete with the Tesla Model S, but crossovers apparently targeting the Silicon Valley.

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