Audi unveils Q8 sport concept with 48V mild hybrid system (mHEV); drive system coming to “many” Audi models

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Audi is presenting the Audi Q8 sport concept, a new performance-oriented take on the Q8 concept study introduced at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show. In the future, this combination will be used in many Audi models.

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Audi Q8 h-Tron Quattro Concept Swaps In Hydrogen Fuel Cell For e-Tron's Battery

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Hot on the heels of the all-electric Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept it revealed last fall, VW Group's luxury brand Audi has released a second iteration of the same concept. The orange Audi h-Tron. hydrogen e-Tron quattro Audi Q8This one still has all four wheels powered by electric motors, but the electricity to run them comes not from a large battery pack but a hydrogen fuel cell.

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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.

2017 29

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

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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. 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

Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

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And there are some strong hints in the Porsche Mission E concept car from the Frankfurt. Plug-In Hybrids EVs concepts Porsche EVTo those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years. But that’s slated to change quite soon, as each of the German automakers prepare all-electric vehicles.

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Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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Dr. Martin Winterkorn said that “ The Porsche Mission E and the Audi e-tron quattro concept are nothing less than a quantum leap for our industry ”—both vehicles have an all-electric range of 500 kilometers (311 miles). Audi e-tron quattro.

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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. 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. Audi e-tron plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Audi reveals shocking, new EV city car concept

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Audi has released the details of a bizarre new electric vehicle concept to rival the Renault Twizy Z.E. In what seems an odd design for the premium car brand, the new Audi urban concept is a two seat vehicle, where the passenger sits behind the driver. Audi says its new urban concept is designed to [.]. Audi Electric cars concept E-Tron electric car Frankfurt urban concept

Audi releases exterior sketch of 311-mile e-tron quattro concept for Frankfurt; 3-motor powertrain

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Audi has released an exterior sketch of the 311-mile-range (500 km) Audi e-tron quattro concept it will unveil at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2015 in Frankfurt next month. The concept provides an outlook on the brand’s first large-series electric car.

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Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept: 2018 Q6 Electric Car Previewed At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It's been teased and previewed and discussed and debated, and now the concept is real: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept debuted at today's Frankfurt Motor Show. A styling concept that is likely to reach production as the Audi Q6, a more coupe-like crossover utility vehicle similar to the BMW X6, the key feature of the concept car is its.

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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.

Mercedes to show all-electric hatchback concept this fall, countering Audi: report

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Let one maker—BMW, say—introduce a new category of vehicle—sport utility "coupes," say—and soon Mercedes-Benz and Audi will have their own too. German luxury carmakers often follow each other's product plans in something close to lockstep. And the premium brands appear to be following the same playbook for the expanding. Future Cars Mercedes plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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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 Q4 Hybrid Crossover Concept: Sketches Appear Before Beijing Show

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One that could is Audi''s Q4 crossover, should a production version of the Beijing-bound concept appear in the next few years. Audi isn''t one to shy away from a niche and The market for crossover vehicles grows with every passing year, so it''s surprising that few automakers have offered the vehicles with hybrid or plug-in powertrains up until now.

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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. Audi is also planning to offer V6 and diesel versions (both non-hybrid) of the Q5 crossover. Audi Q5

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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

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Audi reveals plug-in hybrid sports car concept

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The Audi e-tron Spyder sports car study makes its world public debut at the Paris Motor Show this weekend as the press get a sneaky preview today. Tags: Audi concept E-Tron open Paris Motor Show plug-in hybrid sports car The two seat open sports car is a plug-in hybrid which capable of delivering 128mpg fuel economy and emits a tiny 59g/km of CO2 from its 300PS twin-turbo [.].

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Audi of America to pilot shared fleet service in North Carolina before 2017 debut

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Audi of America is piloting the new service “Audi shared fleet” at a technology incubator in Durham, North Carolina ahead of a national rollout of the corporate car-sharing service in 2017. Three fully accessorized, 2017 Audi A4 sedans will be available on demand and ready for use. Program participants will be able to book the vehicle and unlock it using the Audi shared fleet app. —Thiemo Rusch, senior director, vehicle sales and operation, Audi of America.

Audi joins Electromobility Showcase in Germany

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As part of Audi''s plans to explore electric mobility, the luxury carmaker has deployed 80 of its A1 e-tron plug-in hybrid concept cars into the German federal government''s Electromobility Showcase initiative.

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Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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The production version of Audi’s battery electric e-tron quattro SUV ( earlier post ), due out in 2018, is an important vehicle for the brand, and especially for Audi of America, which is driving many of the requirements for the C-segment electric SUV. Audi quattro.

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Transparent solar cells to let Audi capture energy from glass roofs

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Solar roofs aren't a new concept, but Audi and Alta Devices' solution would be the most transparent photovoltaic solar roof implementation yet—literally. Solar energy has long generated electricity both on building roofs and in huge "solar farms" for utility companies, but only a few cars have had solar panels on their bodies.

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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 in new e-fuels project: synthetic diesel from water, air-captured CO2 and green electricity; “Blue Crude”

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Audi’s latest e-fuels project is participation in a a pilot plant project in Dresden that produces diesel fuel from water, CO 2 and green electricity. Audi and project partners including Climeworks and sunfire ( earlier post ) opened the plant today. This fuel—Audi e?diesel—is

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Schaeffler preparing 48V mild hybrid Audi TT for road testing

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Schaeffler is now applying 48V hybridization to an Audi TT. Overall, Schaeffler is anticipating a noticeable reduction in fuel consumption—precise measurements will be made available once the concept vehicle has been fully completed.

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Audi Sport Quattro Concept: Yet Another Plug-In Hybrid For Frankfurt

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The rumors were correct--Audi''s Sport Quattro Concept, due at the Frankfurt Auto Show next week, isn''t just a gas-guzzling V-8 but a plug-in hybrid concept. Okay, it''s actually both--at the heart of Audi''s latest concept, you''ll find a four-liter, twin-turbocharged gasoline V-8, with cylinder deactivation and stop-start technology.

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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.

Audi’s mild-hybrid systems: 12V for 4-cylinders, 48V for 6- and 8-cylinders

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Audi will begin introducing new mild-hybrid drive vehicles (MHEVs) this year. The next generation of luxury sedans, the Audi A8, will have 48V MHEV systems regardless of engine type. Audi offers the MHEV drives in two variants.

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A closer look at Audi’s new R8 e-tron EV and battery

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The model line-up of the second generation of Audi’s high-performance R8 sports car, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, includes the new R8 e-tron battery-electric vehicle.

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Jaguar Land Rover's Future Electric-Car, Efficiency Concepts Previewed

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With European prestige-car makers scrambling to respond to the unexpected and disruptive arrival of electric-car company Tesla Motors, a host of luxury car brands have been showing off their electric concepts. The coming Frankfurt Motor Show will see design studies by Audi and Porsche, possibly others, that point toward future all-electric.

Audi A9 e-tron electric car, Tesla Model S rival, to launch by 2020: report

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In 2018, Audi will launch an all-electric SUV based on the e-tron quattro concept unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year. The established German luxury carmakers are now taking Tesla Motors quite seriously, and are preparing a crop of electric cars to compete directly with its Model S and Model X. It seems to be aimed squarely at the. plug-in cars A9

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Audi unveiling two new production plug-in hybrids in Shanghai, new prologue allroad PHEV show car

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Audi is introducing two new models with plug-in hybrid drive systems to the market in China in 2016, both of which are having their world premier at Auto Shanghai 2015: the Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro and the Audi A6 L e tron. Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0

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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.

Feb Plug-In Electric Car Sales, Aston Martin DBX Concept, 2017 Audi R8 e-tron Photos: Today's Car News

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Check out green car debuts like the Aston Martin DBX electric crossover concept, our first look at the 2017 Audi R8 e-tron, and much more on Green Car Reports. Today is a big news day. Plug-in electric car sales figures for February are in, and the 2015 Geneva Motor Show is underway. We''ve got confirmation that Tesla''s first solar-powered

Audi's e-tron Plug-In And Electric Cars: Ultimate Guide

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If you''re confused when someone says "Audi e-tron," and you''re not sure which electric car it means, don''t feel bad--we''re confused too. Audi may have more branded electric car concepts, prototypes, test vehicles, limited-production cars, and planned volume-production plug-in electric models than any other maker in the world.

VW Diesel Scandal Deepens, Audi Q8 h-Tron Concept, Electric-Car Competition: Today's Car News

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Today, Volkswagen deepens the ongoing diesel scandal with confusing statements, the Audi Q8 h-Tron quattro hydrogen fuel-cell concept debuts at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, and Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn welcomes new electric-car competitors.

Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

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As part of the 25 th Aachen Colloquium this week in Germany, Schaeffler is unveiling the “Schaeffler High Performance 48 Volt” concept vehicle.

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Audi TT Offroad Concept: Plug-In Hybrid Crossover In Beijing Debut

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Audi''s TT may not be as distinctive as it once was, but still appeals to style-conscious consumers. Its popularity has led the company to suggest further TT-based models could be on the way--and the TT Offroad Concept shown at the Beijing Auto Show hints as a possible direction for the brand. It also hints at Audi''s continued focus on plug-in

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Audi SQ7 features new V8 TDI, 48V system, electric compressor

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Audi is introducing a diesel-engined S model to its Q7 model line. Audi engineers will present a paper on the new V8 TDI at the upcoming Vienna Motor Symposium in April. Audi developed the 4.0 The Audi valvelift system (AVS) is also making its debut in a diesel model from Audi.

Audi Electric SUV Concept, Tesla Model X Spied, Electric Aston Martin: Today's Car News

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Today, we have teaser images of the Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV concept set to debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, more spy images of the Tesla Model X, and confirmation that an all-electric version of the Aston Martin Rapide will debut in about two years.