2011 Audi A3 e-tron prototype

  • 2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion prototype – Copyright High Gear Media

    Driving pre-production prototypes of new electric cars is part of life here at GreenCarReports, as it enables us to give you the best possible evaluation of an up-coming new car before it hits the dealer lots. Recently however, we got a chance to sit behind the wheel again of the Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion, a car we’ve been keeping our eyes on for the past few years, but one which will never make it into production. At least, not in its current state. Like the BMW ActiveE and its MiniE predecessor, the Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion is a limited-run test vehicle that Volkswagen is...

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    Audi Shows Getting Ready For An Electric Car Is Pretty Simple (Usually)

    Although Audi has no production plans as yet for its A3 e-tron electric car, the automaker is still working hard to promote electric cars through its small A3 e-tron test fleet. Last month, Audi released a video in which we met some of its e-Pilots: the lucky few Audi employees chosen to put the A3...

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    Audi Commences A3 e-tron Electric Car Test Fleet In U.S.

    Last week, Volkswagen officially started its latest all-electric test program in the U.S., with the delivery of the first eGolf to its Californian test facility. Yesterday at the annual TED conference, sister company Audi followed suit with the announcement that it too would be testing limited...

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    Audi Presents Battery-Powered A3 e-tron Prototype

    The growth of Audi’s ever-expanding family of ‘e-tron’ electrified concept cars and prototypes shows no signs of slowing with two more additions joining the fold this month alone, the latest being the battery-powered A3 e-tron revealed this week. The newest addition brings the...

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