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 US mpg) and has a CO 2 emission level of less than 50 grams per kilometer (80.5

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Audi introduces new high-efficiency 2.0L TFSI based on Miller cycle; 190 hp, 47 mpg

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Audi introduced its new series-production 2.0 mpg US) in the NEDC, clearly undercutting both its predecessor and comparable competitors. TFSI is a new combustion method, according to Audi. Audi attributed the increase in efficiency in the new 2.0L

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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 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 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. mpg US), corresponding to CO 2 emissions of 194 grams per kilometer (312.2 Audi engineers will present a paper on the new V8 TDI at the upcoming Vienna Motor Symposium in April. Audi developed the 4.0

2017 Audi A3 replaces 1.8L with Millerized 2.0L TFSI; better fuel economy, power and torque

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The 2017 Audi A3 Sedan and Cabriolet models in the US are now available with Audi’s more efficient Millerized 2.0-liter TFSI engine ( earlier post ) and seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission. l/100km), compared to an EPA-rated 27 mpg (8.7 The Audi 2.0

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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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2017 Audi A4 ultra with Millerized 2.0 TFSI offers 31 mpg combined; highest EPA-estimated fuel economy in competitive segment

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Audi’s 2017 A4 ultra leverages the Millerized 2.0-liter TFSI engine ( earlier post ) to achieve 27 mpg (8.7 l/100 km) city, 37 mpg (6.35 l/100 km) highway, and 31 mpg (7.58 With the shortened compression phase, Audi engineers increased the compression ratio from 9.6:1

Volkswagen Passat TDI Aims For 68 MPG On U.S. Road Trip

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Its EPA-rated figures of 31 mpg city, 43 highway and 35 combined put it above a throng of other Volkswagen-Audi diesels, and make it a prime choice for frugal highway driving. But is 68 mpg within reach? Volkswagen''s 2013 Passat TDI is the most efficient diesel vehicle currently on sale. If you''re multiple economy record holder Wayne Gerdes, it

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Audi introducing 5-door A1 Sportback; fuel consumption as low as 62 mpg US for diesel versions

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Audi A1 Sportback. The new Audi A1 Sportback, which will go on-sale in 2012, is a five-door version of the compact 3-door A1. Audi pairs some engines with the seven-speed S tronic transmission. mpg US). US mpg) on average, which corresponds to 99 grams of CO 2 /km (159.3

Audi launches next-gen A4 with new Millerized TFSI engine; g-tron model w/ Audi e-gas

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Audi has unveiled the new-generation Audi A4 and A4 Avant, developed with a high priority on the reduction of CO 2 emissions. TFSI based on Miller cycle, introduced by Audi earlier this year at the Vienna Motor Symposium. Audi A4 2.0 Audi A4 Avant 3.0

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid sales start in Europe; 157 mpg US

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Audi’s first plug-in hybrid, the A3 Sportback e-tron ( earlier post ), is now available to order for customers in Europe. Approximately 410 Audi dealers in Europe—including 105 in Germany—are selling the A3 e-tron. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron brings together a 1.4

Audi presenting plug-in hybrid Sport quattro concept show car at Frankfurt; 700 hp and 94 mpg

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The Audi Sport quattro concept. At the upcoming 2013 IAA in Frankfurt am Main, Audi will present the Audi Sport quattro concept show car—a coupé plug-in hybrid with a system output of 515 kW (700 hp). The new Audi Sport quattro concept show car, which picks up on an Audi quattro concept study of three years ago, combines acceleration of 0-100 km/h in 3.7 liters per 100 kilometers (94 mpg US )—a CO 2 equivalent of 59 grams per kilometer (95 g/mile).

2014 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid: Plutocratic 78 MPG Plug-In

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Rival Audi might see diesel as the future of luxury and sport The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid may not have a catchy name, but we''ve been expecting it for some time--ever since the marque showed off its Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept back in 2009, in fact. No self-respecting luxury automaker can be without a plug-in model these days.

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2012 Audi A6 To Offer High-MPG Hybrid, Clean-Diesel Models

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Despite lack of an official confirmation from Audi of America, we'd bet significant money on the arrival of the Audi A6 Hybrid in the U.S. market. Because the U.S. has the highest hybrid penetration of any market in the world except Japan, and "hybrid" means "high gas mileage" to a large number of U.S. buyers, particularly the affluent ones

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Misleading fuel economy claims must stop, rules ASA

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Carmakers will be expected to make it clear that official MPG figures quoted in adverts are not necessarily representative of what drivers will actually achieve on the roads, following a new ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). Green credentials ASA Audi fuel economy

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Audi developing electric biturbo for enhanced performance at lower engine speeds

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Among the technologies it is developing to improve the fuel consumption of gasoline and diesel engines, Audi is working on an electric biturbo system in which a secondary compressor boosts the main turbocharger at lower engine speeds. Components of the electric biturbo system on the 3.0L

Audi Plans 200 MPG-Plus High-Tech Small Car

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Instead, it means 3L/100km, or around 78 MPG. And now Audi wants to make a one-liter car--the equivalent of 235 MPG. Revealed by What Car, the new Audi would be more mainstream than the In mainland Europe, where gas mileage is measured in liters used per 100 kilometers (l/100km), a 'three liter car' doesn't usually refer to engine capacity.

New Audi A3 Sportback cuts fuel consumption around 10% compared with prior models; up to 62 mpg US with entry diesel model; plug-in hybrid e-tron model in 2014

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Audi A3 Sportback. Audi’s new A3 Sportback features a lightweight design and an initial choice of one diesel (TDI) and two gasoline (TFSI) engines, with two additional diesel engines and one gasoline unit to follow. mpg US) when paired with the manual transmission.

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Audi unveils TT and TTS Roadsters prior to Paris debut; evolution of Audi Space Frame; up to 54.7 mpg US with diesel

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Audi TT Roadster. Audi is presenting the new TT Roadster and the TTS Roadster at the Paris Motor Show; the introduction follows the recent introduction of the 3rd-generation TT Coupé. A particular highlight in the third TT generation is the Audi virtual cockpit. The body of the TT Roadster and the TTS Roadster represents a new evolution of the Audi Space Frame (ASF) based on the modular transverse matrix (MQB). Audi Model. mpg US). mpg US).

Audi crosslane coupé dual-mode plug-in hybrid concept makes its debut at the Paris Motor Show; 214 mpg US

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Audi crosslane coupé plug-in hybrid concept car. Audi introduced its crosslane coupé plug-in hybrid concept at the Paris Motor Show, saying that the vehicle provides a glimpse of the future shape of design, and automotive and drive concepts. The 2+2-seater Audi crosslane coupé is 4.21


Audi takes aggressive stance with diesel in the US; four new models and new 3.0L diesel engine; challenge to policymakers

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Audi of America is taking a more aggressive stance with diesel in the US, both in terms of product offerings and in policy. In his press presentation at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Scott Keogh, the president of Audi of America, officially announced the addition of A8, A7, A6, and Q5 TDI diesel models to the Q7 and A3 TDI already on sale in the US. In 2009, Audi launched the A3 and Q7 TDI models in the US.

Audi autonomous RS 7 Sportback to run lap at Hockenheim at racing speed

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A driverless Audi RS 7 Sportback will take a lap on the Hockenheim race track on Sunday 19 October, in the season finale of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car will handle the Hockenheim track at racing speed. With the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car, Audi wants to show the great potential of piloted driving. mpg US) with 221 grams CO 2 per kilometer (355.7


First drive: US spec Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid; 83-86 MPGe with 16-17 mile EV range

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More than two and one-half years after the car was first announced ( earlier post ) and more than one year after sales began in Germany and Central Europe ( earlier post ), the US-spec version of the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will begin arriving in US showrooms in the next few weeks.

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MPG Marathon highlights eco-driving benefits

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It was the annual MPG Marathon last week, and I took part as I have done many times in the past. I actually drove in the first event, over a decade ago: back then, it was jaw-dropping that an Audi RS 4 could return an average of 28mpg. Weekly Column MPG MarathonIn recent years, other huge-engined cars have [.].

Audi to start series production of A8 hybrid in 2012

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Audi A8 hybrid. Audi will start series production of the A8 hybrid in 2012. mpg US); CO 2 emissions are below 148 grams per km (238 g/mile). The Audi A8 hybrid reaches 100 km/h (62.14 The Audi A8 hybrid will be one of the lightest sedans in its category.

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Audi introducing supercharged gasoline engine version of SQ5 SUV at Detroit Show

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Audi will introduce an SQ5 model powered by a supercharged gasoline engine at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show; heretofore, the SQ5 was only powered by a 3.0-liter V6 TDI Biturbo diesel, and was not available in the US. New Audi SQ5. The Audi SQ5 consumes on average 8.5

2013 Ford Fusion: High-MPG Engines, Hybrid, Plug-In (Video)

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The 2013 Fusion in particular got rave reviews for its styling--which blended elements of Audi A7 and even a hint of Aston-Martin sports car in the grille forms--and high hopes Now that we're back from the Detroit Auto Show, we can say with confidence that the two most important cars of the show were the 2013 Ford Fusion and the 2013 Dodge Dart.

Audi highlights its range of electrification efforts; Q7 diesel PHEV, A7 fuel cell PHEV, BEV, 48V and more; 750 Wh/l by 2025

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Audi presented a range of its ongoing work on electromobility and efficiency—from fuels and systems to full vehicles—under the “Future Performance Days 2015” banner. On the full vehicle side, Audi put forward the Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0

Audi takes plug-in diesel hybrid e-tron Spyder concept, Q5 hybrid to Le Mans

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Former Le Mans Winner Frank Biela driving the Audi e-tron Spyder. Along with the e-tron Spyder, Audi sent an Audi Q5 hybrid quattro ( earlier post , earlier post ). liters of fuel per 100 km (107 US mpg) on average and emits just 59 grams of CO 2 per km (95 g/mile).

Audi offering three engines with cylinder deactivation technology; fuel savings up to 20%

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Audi has three gasoline engines equipped with its cylinder-on-demand (COD) technology (cylinder deactivation): the 1.4 TFSI COD and now also the 12-cylinder W12 COD in the new Audi A8 L. COD can deliver reductions in fuel consumption of up to 20%, Audi says.


Audi presents latest generation 3.0 TDI diesel at Vienna Motor Symposium; up to 13% more fuel efficient

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Audi V6 TDI with 160 kW (218 hp) and 200 kW (272 hp). Audi presented the latest generation of its 3.0 Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG. The Audi lineup offers a broad choice of diesel engines with four, six and eight cylinders. The Audi A4 1.6

Audi introduces new top end diesel SQ5 TDI plus; 340 hp, 35.6 mpg

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Audi is further expanding its range of S models, with the new SQ5 TDI plus arriving at German dealerships in October. mpg US) with emission of 174 g CO 2 /km (280.0 The Audi SQ5 TDI plus costs €67,700 (US$75,500) in Germany.

455 hp 2014 Corvette Stingray to deliver EPA-estimated 29 mpg highway

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The 2014 Corvette Stingray will deliver up to an EPA-estimated 17 mpg US (13.8 l/100 km) in the city, and 29 mpg (8.1 The estimate reflects an average of fuel economy in both the default “Tour” mode, which delivers 28 mpg highway, and driver-selectable “Eco” mode, which delivers 30 mpg highway. For example, the Jaguar F-Type V8 S offers 495 hp and 23 mpg highway from the 5.0

Audi introducing Audi prologue Avant diesel plug-in hybrid show car at Geneva; 147 mpg, wireless charging

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi presented the Audi prologue concept car, featuring a mild hybrid powertrain with a 48V electrical subsystem. Both prologue variants provide a view into coming Audi design language, as well as the technology experience inside and outside.

Audi launching new efficient Audi Q7 ultra 3.0 TDI quattro diesel in Europe; 42.8 mpg US

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Audi is launching an exceptionally efficient diesel version of the new 7-seat Audi Q7 SUV ( earlier post ), which is now available for customer order in Europe: the newest Audi Q7 ultra 3.0 Audi will be delivering cars to dealers in Europe starting in September. The new Audi Q7 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 Audi models with “ultra” affixed to their names attain best values in fuel consumption and emissions. The Audi Q7 ultra 3.0

Audi introduces the compact Q3 SUV; energy recovery and start-stop

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Audi has introduced the Q3 compact SUV. The Audi Q3. US mpg). During coasting, the dual-clutch S tronic transmission disengages the clutch and allows the Q3 to roll freely, provided that the driver has selected efficiency mode in the optional Audi drive select system.


2011 Audi A3

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Given the premium positioning of the 2011 Audi A3 compact hatchback, you won't be cross-shopping it against mass-market Asian brands. The A3 TDI is rated at 30 mpg city, 42 mpg highway, with a But as a refined, versatile German import, the A3 offers both brand cachet and a feature few other compacts have: a fuel-efficient clean diesel TDI engine.


Audi unveils first “ultra” production model: fuel efficient A3 1.6 TDI ultra with 73.5 mpg US

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Audi A3 1.6 Audi unveiled its most fuel-efficient production model, the A3 1.6 With 81 kW (110 hp) of power output, the Audi A3 1.6 US mpg). This latest A3 is not only the most efficient Audi, it is also the brand’s first model designated as “ultra”. The Audi A3 1.6

Audi at CeBIT in Hanover with new A3 to highlight Audi connect; future role of Car-to-X communication

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Concurrent with its presence at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi is appearing at CeBIT in Hanover for the first time. There, under the “Audi connect” banner, it is presenting current and future solutions for mobile IT applications at the world’s biggest trade fair for information technology. Among the highlights is the new Audi A3, introduced at the Geneva show: the first Audi model to use the modular infotainment platform. Audi pre sense city.