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. Many of these concept cars were subsequently built as full-scale models as well and presented at trade shows.

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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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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 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. We have made a conscious decision to give the Audi e-tron Sportback its first showing here in Shanghai, because China is the world’s leading market for electric automobiles.

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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 A7 piloted driving concept “Jack” now driving more naturally

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Audi’s latest version of its piloted driving research car, the Audi A7 concept “Jack,” has not only learned how to autonomously perform all of its driving maneuvers on the expressway, it has also learned how to show consideration for other road users. Source: Audi.

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Audi unveils Q8 plug-in hybrid concept full-size SUV; production version in 2018

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Audi presented the Audi Q8 concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017. Combining the spaciousness of an SUV with the lines of a coupe, the Q8 concept features a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The combustion engine in the Q8 e-tron concept is a 3.0

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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 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 unveils h-tron quattro fuel cell SUV concept at Detroit; MLB evo platform

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In a demonstration of its ongoing development of advanced alternative powertrains, Audi unveiled the new h-tron quattro fuel cell concept vehicle at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). kWh pack), which Audi presented in November 2014.

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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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Autonomous Audi RS 7 concept completes Hockenheimring lap at racing speed

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System components of the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept. At the DTM season finale, an autonomous Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim at racing speed—without a driver.

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Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept turns in best performance so far at Sonoma Raceway

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Audi ran the latest generation of its Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept at the Sonoma Raceway in California, surpassing prior performance. Audi has been testing piloted driving under increasingly challenging conditions.

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Audi to showcase Level 4, 5 autonomous concepts, production A8 with Level 3 autonomy at IAA

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Audi is showcasing its autonomous driving strategy at the IAA 2017. The new Audi A8 incorporates conditional automated driving at level 3 as standard ( earlier post ). Two concept cars will also be demonstrating the Audi vision for level 4 and level 5. They also provide insights into the brand’s future Audi AI technologies. Highly automated level 4 concept car with new technology. This Audi study is an SUV coupé measuring 4.90

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Audi presents plug-in hybrid TT offroad concept car at Beijing; wireless charging

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Audi TT offroad concept. Audi is presenting an Audi TT offroad concept at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition. Like many of the brand''s new production models, the Audi TT offroad concept is also based on the versatile modular transverse matrix (MQB).

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Audi introduces connected mobility concept in Beijing; electric longboard integrated with intelligent nav system

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At Auto China 2016 in Beijing, Audi is presenting the Audi connected mobility concept, a concept car based on the Audi Q3, the brand’s urban compact SUV. The concept offers sporty and multi-functional mobility for megacities with dense traffic and road restrictions.

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Audi introduces sport e-bike concept at Wörthersee

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Audi e-bike Wörthersee. One of the highlights on the Audi stand at the 2012 Wörthersee Tour in Austria (an annual gathering of Audi VW, Seat and Skoda enthusiasts) is an electric bicycle technology concept: the Audi e-bike Wörthersee. Click to enlarge.

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Audi reveals plug-in hybrid concept

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas looks set to steal a march on the Detroit Auto Show just a few days later, after yet another exciting green concept was announced for the event. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Audi

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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Audi reveals new crossover concept

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Audi is to take the wraps off a new concept at January’s North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) which is simply calling its new ‘show car’.

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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.

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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New Audi electric urban concept

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Audi has unveiled a new electric urban concept—a 1+1-seat, ultra-light car for congested urban spaces. The technical study does not fit within conventional categories; Audi says that its new concept combines elements of a racing car, a fun car and an urban car. The resulting urban concept has a sleek body, with free-standing wheels; their surrounding protective plates feature blinking strips of LED lights.

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Audi's self-driving e-tron electric concepts: Aicon (Level 5) and Elaine (Level 4) at Frankfurt

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Audi was not absent from the theme. DON'T MISS: Audi confirms (again) 3 electric cars on the market. The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Showed offered a very specific ethos this year: electric and self-driving cars. Many automakers used the bright lights and gleaming stands to reveal their interpretation of a future with all-electric and driverless vehicles. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show Autonomous cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) self-driving cars

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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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Audi Q6 Concept For 'Tesla-Fighter' To Appear At Frankfurt Show: Report

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The upcoming Audi Q6 e-tron could be the German luxury establishment's most direct answer yet to Tesla Motors. And may get an opportunity before the end of the year to judge just how the upcoming Audi compares to Tesla's first utility. Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Tesla Model X Audi Q6It's a mid-size SUV with an all-electric powertrain--a description that seems to match that of the Tesla Model X.

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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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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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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 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

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Audi staging 550-mile piloted drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas for CES in Audi A7 Sportback concept

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Audi is staging a 550-mile (885 km) piloted drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas, Nevada for CES this week using the Audi A7 Sportback piloted driving concept car. The A7 piloted driving concept utilizes the latest advanced systems developed by Audi. The concept relieves the driver of driving duties from 0 to 70 mph (113 km/h). In addition, the A7 piloted driving concept accelerates and brakes independently.

Audi introducing electric A2 concept at Frankfurt

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Audi released a teaser for its upcoming introduction of the A2 concept, featuring an electric-only powertrain, as a technical study at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt later this month. Sketch of the A2 concept. The Audi A2 concept has a flat interior floorboard. The concept is 3.80 With its headlights, Audi is presenting the next phase in LED technology, known as matrix beam.

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Audi showcases piloted driving version of prologue concept hybrid

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Further emphasizing its push towards production-ready piloted driving, Audi is showcasing a piloted driving version of its prologue concept hybrid—unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November 2014—at 2015 CES. ft) enable the Audi prologue piloted driving to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 Audi presented a prototype of the zFAS at the 2014 CES. Prologue piloted driving. Click to enlarge.

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Audi shows off innovative infotainment tech with Q8 concept

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Audi unveiled its Q8 concept at the Detroit Motor Show and gave us an idea of what we can expect a production-ready Q8 to look like when it arrives ne

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 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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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 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 to unveil Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept plug-in hybrid at CES; 700 hp and 94 mpg

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Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept. Audi will present the Audi Sport quattro laserlight plug-in hybrid concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from 6 to 10 January in Las Vegas. The coupe represents a new evolutionary stage of the Sport quattro concept ( earlier post ). An Audi wallbox that is used for charging provides for optimal energy transfer. The interior of the Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept focuses very much on the driver.

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