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 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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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 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 deepening partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent on connected cars in China

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In China, Audi has signed tripartite memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent respectively. In Beijing, Audi operates its largest research and development facility outside of Germany. MMI Screen of the Audi A4 L in China.

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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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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


What Audi says it learned from 4 years of electric-car testing

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Audi just wrapped up a four-year electric-car test program in its home market of Germany—and the company says it has learned a lot. Plug-In Hybrids Germany plug-in cars Audi A1 e-tron test programConducted together with the German government, it put plug-in electirc cars in the hands of ordinary drivers, who covered a combined 1.4 million kilometers (870,000 miles). As with other such carmaker trial.

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Audi & FAW sign strategic growth plan for China; focus on electrification and digitalization; 5 more e-tron models

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Audi AG and FAW Group have crafted a strategic growth plan for China. Audi and its local partner FAW Group have defined 21 key strategy fields with respective goals in a 10-year plan. —Dietmar Voggenreiter, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Audi AG.

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First Look: 2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid

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That certainly seems to be the case with the Audi Q5 Hybrid Quattro. This powertrain is the same as that used in the Audi A6 and A8 Hybrid concept vehicles. For example, using both the engine and motor in the Sport mode, the Audi Q5 Hybrid can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph (100 kph) in 7.1

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Audi & NVIDIA partner to deliver fully automated driving with AI starting in 2020; piloted Q7 w/ neural network CES demo

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Audi announced a partnership with NVIDIA to use artificial intelligence in delivering highly automated vehicles starting in 2020. To showcase their progress, Audi and NVIDIA developed an Audi Q7 piloted driving concept vehicle.

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Audi launches new e-gas fuelled A3

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Audi is to launch a new version of its popular A3 which will be able to run on entirely renewable fuel. The new Audi A3 g-tron, which goes on sale today in Germany, can run on natural gas, gasoline or Audi’s own renewably-generated synthetic e-gas.

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.

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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2nd Audi Autonomous Driving Cup

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Audi Electronic Venture GmbH ( AEV ), a fully owned Audi subsidiary, is holding the second Audi Autonomous Driving Cup from 22-24 March 2016. Eight university teams will take part in the competition at the Audi museum mobile in Ingolstadt. The 1:8 scale automated-drive Audi Q5 models will face a challenging circuit, with prize money of €10,000 awaiting the winners. Our engineers at Audi likewise use the ADTF development environment.

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Audi headlights are officially fuel savers

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From fine tuning engines to making more efficient air conditioning systems, there are plenty of ways to help a vehicle save on fuel: and now Audi has added a new fuel saver to its list. Audi Green cars Latest news Audi A6 green cars LED LED headlights

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Germany investigates possible Audi diesel emission cheats

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A German government task force discovered a new type of defeat device in Audi vehicles, which allows the cars to cheat emission tests. Both V-6 and V-8 powered Audi A8 diesels—built between 2009 and 2013—were. Just as the Volkswagen Group begins to wind down its diesel scandal in the United States, things may be ramping up in Europe. Diesel cars

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Audi regenerative shock absorber recaptures energy

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Audi has developed a prototype suspension system that uses the motion of shock absorbers to generate electricity as well. Regenerative braking is commonly used in hybrids and electric cars to recover energy normally lost as heat during braking. But that isn't the only potential source of energy in cars that may be going to waste. DON'T MISS: 2017. Suspension 48-Volt mild hybrid

Audi Q7 e-Tron 3.0 TDI Quattro: First Drive Of Diesel Plug-In Hybrid SUV

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Last week may not have been the ideal time for Audi to show off its second plug-in hybrid vehicle, since its Q7 e-tron SUV is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel engine. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Diesel hybrid plug-in cars Audi Q7 e-tronWith the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal now entering its third month—and no resolution apparent—the awkwardness of demonstrating a diesel plug-in hybrid was.

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Audi ups A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV technology offerings for US MY2017; virtual cockpit

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For MY 2017, Audi has updated its A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the US with improved technology offerings such as the available Audi virtual cockpit and standard driver assistance systems including Audi pre sense front.

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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

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

Audi draws up blueprints for new electric cars

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Audi is believed to have drawn up blueprints for high performance electric cars, as part of plans to take on Tesla and its fellow German brands. Electric cars Audi Editor Pick


Green light for Audi traffic information system

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Revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show back in January, Audi''s online traffic light information system is now production ready: and could soon be in every Audi model, based on government legislation.

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Audi introduces Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV SUV at Geneva; 138 mpg US

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Audi introduced the Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) at the Geneva show. tron quattro is Audi’s second vehicle featuring a plug?in in hybrid vehicles, the Audi Q7 e?tron Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 Audi offers its customers an optional package of e-tron services.

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GKN Driveline develops new lightweight propshaft for Audi Q5; more compact, lighter, more efficient; MLB Evo

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GKN Driveline created a new lightweight, high-speed propshaft joint for the all-new Audi Q5. The PVL joint is smaller, lighter and more refined than predecessor technology, and represents a bespoke solution by GKN engineers to create a more compact joint.

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Audi introduces new efficient diesel models

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A whole new line-up of diesel engines has been introduced by Audi as part of its "ultra" strategy: and the emphasis is firmly on fuel economy.

Audi’s Aicon autonomous concept: Level 5 with 700-800 km electric range

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Audi is showcasing its autonomous driving strategy at the IAA 2017 with the production Audi A8 (conditional automated driving at level 3 as standard) and two concept cars will also be demonstrating the Audi vision for level 4 and level 5.

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Audi plans hybrid car debut and electric cars

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Following on from Volkswagen’s own e-mobility plans, Audi too has spoken about strengthening its hybrid and electric drive portfolios. Among the initial plans, Audi will debut a Q5 Hybrid in late 2010/early 2011 that will be the first production Audi hybrid. It will be followed with the debut of the A8 hybrid concept car, which is [.].

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Audi retains open mind on EVs

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After revealing that its has cancelled plans for a production of the R8 e-tron (see story), Audi has been quick to reassure fans that will continue to develop every kind of electric and alternative fuelled vehicle, even if it is turning its back on pure EVs for now. Electric cars Audi

Audi brings new plug-in hybrid car to Detroit

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As the North American International Auto Show finally gets under way, Audi is emphasising that its future is green with an all-road shooting brake plug-in hybrid concept. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Audi

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 reveals fuel economy of new diesel line-up

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It was at last year''s Los Angeles Motor Show that Audi announced a new diesel model line-up that would mark the introduction of diesel engines into the Audi A6, Audi A7, Audi A8 and the Audi Q5 TDI models. Latest News Green cars Audi

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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Dominant Audi racing team dumps diesel hybrids for electric power

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Over the past decade and a half, Audi has built a racing dynasty. Bring its Le Mans sibling into rush-hour traffic Audi will pull. The German luxury automaker has dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, one of the most prestigious events in motorsports. But that dominance is coming to an end. DON'T MISS: How to promote a Porsche hybrid? TDI Le Mans 24 Hours of Le Mans Formula E Championship

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.

Audi Offers Gift Cards To TDI Diesel Owners Too

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But those cars also include Audi. TDI Audi A3 TDI Volkswagen diesel scandalWhile investigations into the company's TDI diesel-emissions cheating continue, the U.S. arm of Volkswagen recently tried to soothe customer feelings with a "goodwill" package. It included gift cards and free roadside assistance for owners of the 482,000 affected 2009 through 2015 2.0-liter diesel cars in the U.S.

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Electric VW Phaeton Delayed To 2020, May Use Audi e-Tron Quattro Powertrain

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VW Audi e-tron plug-in carsThe Volkswagen Phaeton luxury sedan hasn't been sold in the U.S. in years, but if it does return, it will have an electric powertrain. Volkswagen's Board of Management mentioned an electric Phaeton in an announcement on the company's near-term strategy last month. The company did not discuss a production timeline, but now a new report claims the.

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Porsche and Audi to work on shared vehicle architecture; electrification, autonomy, digitization

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Within the Volkswagen Group, Porsche AG and AUDI AG now plan to cooperate more closely on future vehicle architectures, with a particular focus on electrification, digitization and autonomous driving. Until recently, the four main modular toolkits (modularen Baukästen) of the Group were: the MQB (transverse, driven by the Volkswagen brand); the MLB (longitudinal, driven by the Audi brand); the MSB (standard drive, driven by Porsche); and the NSF (New Small Family).

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Audi A3 Gtron goes on sale

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The Audi A3 Gtron (pictured) has now gone on advance sale across its home country in Germany. Described as CO2 neutral in pure e-gas mode, the vehicle comes with a 1.4litre TFSI engine that can develop 81kW and can be operated with either natural gas or petrol.