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Report: Battery shortages lead to Audi E-tron production delays

Report: Battery shortages lead to Audi E-tron production delays

Building electric cars is harder than it looks. According to a report last week in the Brussels Times, Audi is delaying the production of its planned E-tron Sportback and slowing production of its E-tron SUV following battery shortages from supplier LG Chem. The factory that builds the e-tron has... read more

April 22, 2019 by -
 
2019 Audi e-tron

2019 Audi e-tron EPA range revealed: Nothing to brag about, but aiming for the real world?

The official EPA-rated range results are in for the 2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV—at least according to Audi, as they’re not yet posted by the federal... read more April 4, 2019 by


 
Audi factory tug uses recycled e-tron batteries

Audi plans to put old EV batteries to work in factory tugs

Factory tugs in Audi's Ingolstadt factory now sport the latest in second-hand lithium-ion batteries. With automakers on the hook in jurisdictions around the world to take... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
Imagine by Kia concept

Plug-in cars and concepts at Geneva, Tesla Model Y and Superchargers: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric car may be able to recharge 240 miles in less than five minutes? What is the bestselling electric car in the world, and what milestone did it pass this... read more March 9, 2019 by


 
Hispano-Suiza Carmen

Audi Q4 e-tron, Honda electrifies Europe, Polestar and tariffs: Today's Car News

Audi reveals its third electric SUV in Geneva. Honda announces plans to electrify its European lineup. A startup automaker with Porsche connections plans to introduce an... read more March 6, 2019 by


 
Audi Q4 e-tron concept

Audi Q4 e-tron previews brand's first affordable electric SUV

Audi's plans to take on Tesla in the electric-car market aren't limited to the upcoming e-tron quattro electric SUV. Like Tesla, Audi has at least two electric SUVs in the... read more March 5, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 vs. Polestar 2

Base Tesla Model 3, Polestar 2, Kandi cars, Volvo and Audi plug-in hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Which two startup companies showed new ways to get more miles out of an electric vehicle? What Chinese automaker received approval to import new models to the U.S. this week?... read more March 2, 2019 by


 
BMW and Mercedes-Benz self-driving car concepts

Nissan Leaf progress, fast electric motorcycle charging, Audi plug-ins: Today's Car News

Audi plans to introduce four new plug-in hybrids at next week's Geneva auto show. A drive in the Nissan Leaf Plus reveals how far electric cars have come in nine years... read more February 28, 2019 by


 
Audi A8, A7, A6 and Q5 plug-in hybrids

Audi plans new plug-in hybrid Q5, A6, A7, and A8 for Geneva reveal

Audi's future plans for plug-in vehicles involve more than the all-electric e-tron quattro scheduled to roll out later this year. Now, with the previous plug-in hybrid, the... read more February 28, 2019 by


 
Piech Mark Zero concept

Volvo batteries, California superhighways, more efficient motors: Today's Car News

Falling reliability costs the Tesla Model 3 its Consumer Reports recommendation. Could high-speed rail be replaced with high-speed highways? Volvo is pulling depleted... read more February 21, 2019 by


 
Audi traffic light recognition

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid, Bill Gates, GM e-bikes: Today's Car News

Microsoft founder Bill Gates weighs in on electric cars. General Motors launches a pair of compact electric-bikes. Ford prices its 2020 Explorer Hybrid—high. And our... read more February 19, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi Super Bowl ad, "Cashew," featuring e-tron GT concept

Audi Super Bowl ad: Heavenly electric-car future, hackneyed themes?

Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad for Sunday’s Big Game focuses in on the brand’s electric and electrified future. Like many EV ads, it’s a head-scratcher. In... read more February 3, 2019 by


 
Sketch for proposed Volkswagen electric off-road SUV

Jeep and Ram diesels, Cadillac electrics, MyChevy updates, Audi chargers: Today's Car News

GM announced a major restructuring that will result in more electric cars, with Cadillac as its focus. Fiat Chrysler will fix its dirty Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee... read more January 11, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Audi e-tron electric SUV buyers can leave the charger installation to Amazon

Given how often automakers expect electric-car drivers to charge at home—80 to 90 percent of the time, by most estimates—it’s surprising that more attention... read more January 11, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

2019 Audi e-tron side-camera system: Is the U.S. missing out?

Side-camera systems, replacing side mirrors, have been one of the de rigueur symbols of the future on auto-show concept cars for, well, pretty much this entire century so... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Ranger

Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News

Audi will build an upscale car on VW's affordable electric-car platform. Ford is taking orders from police departments for its more efficient hybrid police cruisers. Tesla... read more December 12, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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