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.

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 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.

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 kWh, liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack, the large SUV covers up to 56 kilometers (34.8 in hybrid vehicles, the Audi Q7 e?tron

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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 Q6 e-Tron All-Electric 'Coupe SUV' Confirmed For 2018

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Over the next few years, the German luxury establishment--including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche--is expected to launch a barrage of electric car models in a belated attempt to take on startup Tesla Motors. For some time, it's been understood that one of those models will be an all-electric SUV from Audi. plug-in cars Audi Q6

Audi Q6 Electric 'SUV Coupe' Arrives In 2018 Or 2019: CEO

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It's now clear that we'll see a slew of all-electric luxury vehicles with ranges of 200 miles or more from German makers Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2017 or 2018. Green Audi Q6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Five-door coupe Future Cars plug-in carsWhat's less clear is whether those vehicles will be developed as electric cars from the ground up or whether they'll be adapted versions of gasoline models. The current BMW.

Audi Q4 SUV set for 2019 launch

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Audi has been busy with its SUV range recently. We’ve had the new Q2, the Q5 has had a facelift, while the Q6 and flagship Q8 have recently been annou

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Audi Electric SUV, 2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video, Tesla Stock Sale: Today's Car News

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Today, Audi confirms the battery suppliers for its electric SUV, Tesla announces a stock sale, and the 2016 Toyota Prius gets caught testing on public roads once again. Audi's Tesla-targeting electric SUV will use battery cells from LG Chem and Samsung. Audi says it will have a range of more than 310 miles.

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Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018

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While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have trumpeted the electric crossover utility vehicles they will offer in 2018 and 2019, a smaller competitor is keeping pace with the German giants. The British brand Jaguar won praise for the design of its I-Pace electric SUV on its debut at last November's Los Angeles auto show.

Audi e-tron vs Jaguar I-Pace vs Mercedes EQ: electric luxury SUVs compared

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Audi e-tron plug-in cars I-PaceAfter sales of 150,000 or more electric luxury cars from Tesla Motors over four years, the first major wave of long-range electric cars from established luxury automakers is now on the way. So far, it seems the first of these vehicles will not be sedans that compete with the Tesla Model S, but crossovers apparently targeting the Silicon Valley.

Audi To Add Plug-In Hybrid Models Of Next A6, A8 Sedans, Q7 SUV

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Audi, in its search for alternatives to conventional propulsion, has finally nailed its colors to a mast--and that mast is plug-in hybrids. In addition to the A3 Sportback e-tron later this year and plans for a plug-in hybrid version of the A4, the German automaker could develop plug-in hybrid variants of the A6 and A8 sedans and the Q7 SUV, too

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 Fast Charging, Jaguar Electric SUV, BMW '706-MPG' Research Car: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at Audi's plans for an electric-car DC fast-charging network, Jaguar's reported plans for an electric SUV, and a rumored ultra-efficient BMW research vehicle. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Leaked patent images purportedly show an ultra-efficient BMW research vehicle built to rival the Volkswagen XL1. Read one owner's first. Today in Car News

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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

Prius Countdown, Audi Electric SUV, Leaf Battery Upgrades: The Week In Reverse (Video)

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Is Audi serious about an electric SUV? What does Toyota plan for the fourth-generation Prius? Why was Tesla scolding those who used its Superchargers? And should you get a used Chevy Volt?

Smaller Bentley SUV might be all-electric, competing with Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes

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Audi, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz will each launch a new all-electric SUV within the next two years. The Tesla Model S may have upended the luxury-car establishment, but it's the Silicon Valley automaker's Model X crossover that most traditional luxury brands now seem to be targeting. And those pricey electric cars may soon be joined be a somewhat. Future Cars plug-in cars

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Mercedes 'ELC' To Compete With Audi e-Tron Electric SUV In 2018: Report

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One by one, the concept vehicles--and production plans--have appeared, first the Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept and most recently the Porsche Mission E. It's been clear for a couple of years now that the German luxury makers feel they need competitive responses to the startling emergence of electric-car maker Tesla Motors. Mercedes-Benz has been more

Jaguar Electric SUV As Soon As 2017? 'Radical' Styling Planned

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Since a concept version was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, all eyes have been on Audi's electric crossover to be the auto-industry establishment's first true rival to the Tesla Model X. But another luxury brand could beat Audi to the punch. A variety of sources have reported that Jaguar will launch an all-electric SUV, and now a new.

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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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are a good fit for these buyers, but often they come with poor gas mileage too. Using information from FuelEconomy.gov, we put together a list of the most fuel-efficient SUV models for 2013. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV.

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Audi Electric SUV, Tesla Supercharger Growth, Oregon Per-Mile Road Fee: Today's Car News

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Today, we''ve got confirmation that Audi will build an all-electric SUV, a look at how quickly the Tesla Supercharger network has grown over the past year, and Oregon''s concept for a per-mile road fee that could replace the gas tax. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Nissan Sway concept sets the look for future small cars, but could it. Today in Car News

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Tesla Model 3 Status, Audi Q6 Electric SUV, 2016 Mazda Miata Gas Mileage: Today's Car News

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Today, we check in on the Tesla Model 3 electric car and the Audi Q6 electric SUV "coupe," and report on the fuel-economy figures for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Check out Chevrolet Volt deals, Google's near-purchase of Tesla, and the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show in our Week in Reverse feature and. Today in Car News

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Audi Q2 small SUV debuts at Geneva, another utility vehicle for German luxury brand

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Audi unveiled a new smaller crossover at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show as it continues trying to fill every conceivable niche in the segment. The 2016 Audi Q2 is slightly smaller than the current Q3, and just one of many crossovers the company is planning. At this rate, Audi may run out of numbers. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show MQB Audi Q2

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Audi SQ7 SUV Confirmed To Get Electric Turbocharger In 2016

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Efficiency-minded carmakers are turning to turbocharging in droves, but Audi may be about to do them one better. The German automaker will put an electric turbocharger into production, and now it has revealed more about its plans for that technology. According to a new report form Autocar, electric turbocharging will debut on the SQ7, a

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Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Some people just want to know which SUVs are available as hybrids, how much they cost, what they get for gas mileage, and maybe a few other basic items. Audi Q5 Quattro Hybrid – $50,900 – 26 mpg. A full-size SUV that you can afford to drive.

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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).

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 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.

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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

BMW Mulls Large All-Electric SUV To Counter Tesla Model X: Report

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On the higher end, we know that German luxury makers Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan pricey all-electric sedans and SUVs with ranges of 250-plus. Battery-electric vehicles with ranges of 150 to 200 miles and prices under $50,000 are now on the horizon from Chevrolet, Nissan, and Tesla, but details of BMW's entry into that segment are less visible. Future Cars plug-in cars Tesla Model X

97 SUVs For 2012

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Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage. For model year 2012, those of you in the market for a new SUV have roughly 100 vehicles to choose from. Audi Q5. Audi Q7.

How Audi, BMW & Mercedes Plan To Compete With Tesla--And Why

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We already know that in the next few years, we''ll see a slew of mid-size SUVs offered with plug-in hybrid powertrains--most from luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, and Range Rover. But the German luxury marques are making plans to compete more directly with Tesla Motors and its Model S all-electric long-range luxury sedan. All have

Audi introduces new Q3 SUV

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The new Audi Q3 SUV will be one of the most economical SUVs on the market. Audi Green cars Latest news Audi Q3 Audi Q3 SUV economical SUV new Audi Q3The vehicle will debut with three different four-cylinder engines – a TDI diesel and two TFSI petrol units. All three combine direct injection with turbo charging and include energy recovery and start-stop systems. Its engines’ power outputs range from [.].

Next MINI Countryman SUV To Offer Plug-In Hybrid Version

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Plug-in hybrid SUVs seem to be the "in" thing among luxury carmakers, with Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo all rolling out plug-in versions of recent large utility vehicles. And that trend may soon extend to yet another brand, one known for making vehicles that are a bit smaller. The next MINI Countryman crossover may get a plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars MINI Countryman plug-in cars

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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Audi adds new efficient petrol engine to Q3

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Audi’s compact SUV, the Q3 has cut its official emission figure to a new low of 137g/km CO2 for its petrol engine choices, thanks to the addition of the new 1.4

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Video shoot shows Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV in production form

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While Audi revealed a concept version of its forthcoming e-tron all-electric SUV 18 months ago, and Mercedes-Benz followed with its EQ Concept last September, the Jaguar I-Pace concept was the surprise hit of. The British luxury brand Jaguar, far smaller than any of its three German competitors, may be looking to steal a march on all of them.

Audi Q1 Compact Crossover Confirmed, Due 2016

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The last few years have seen dozens of new crossovers join the market, and latest into the fray is the Audi Q1, set to appear in 2016. The appeal of crossover vehicles is clear--they offer the looks and some of the ability of SUVs, but their car-based origins means better on-road handling, better performance and usually, better fuel economy.

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Next Audi Q7 To Launch Electric Turbocharger For Better Fuel Economy

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The next-generation Audi Q7 SUV will Electric motors can improve the fuel efficiency of a car--even if they''re not driving the wheels. Using electric power to run accessories like power steering lets engineers remove power-sapping accessory drives from engines--and soon, it will even help those engines produce more power from combustion as well.

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