Audi's Hybrid Race Car Wins Famous Le Mans 24-Hour Endurance Race

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Audi has taken a historic first victory for a hybrid vehicle at the Le Mans 24-Hour race, held at Circuit de la Sarthe in northern France. On the 80th running of the famous race, Audi took its 11th victory with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro, an all-wheel drive, hybrid race car showcasing the best of Audi's technology. Audi has previously taken

Drayson Racing Sets New Lightweight Electric-Car Speed Record: 204 MPH

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At the weekend, Audi''s R18 e-tron, a diesel-electric hybrid race car, took victory at the Le Mans 24-hour race. Also at Le Mans, Nissan unveiled its 2014 competitor for the race, the ZEOD RC electric prototype. It''s been a good week for electric vehicles in motor sport. And on Tuesday, reports the BBC, a new electric land speed record was

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Audi unveils redesigned R18 diesel hybrid Le Mans racer for 2016 season

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Audi unveiled its redesigned R18 diesel hybrid Le Mans racer for the 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season. As a result, Audi’s LMP1 sports car is more powerful and more efficient than its predecessor; the new R18 consumes less fuel than any of the generations before it.

Audi e-Tron Quattro Diesel Hybrid Race Car Wins Le Mans 24 Hours Race

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Audi has continued its dominant run at the world''s most famous endurance race, winning the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday. The team''s twelfth Le Mans victory is also the second for its hybrid race car, the R18 e-tron quattro. France''s Loic Duval, Scotland''s Allan McNish and Dane Tom Kristensen took the diesel hybrid Le Mans Prototype across the line

Audi to increase participation in Formula E; full factory-backed motorsport program for 2017/2018

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Audi will intensify its future commitment in Formula E —the world’s first racing series for fully electric race cars. Starting in the 2016/2017 season that opens in Hong Kong on 9 October, Audi will increase its involvement in Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport.