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Audi R8 e-Tron All-Electric Supercar On Hold: Report

Audi R8 e-Tron All-Electric Supercar On Hold: Report

One of the earlier all-electric concept cars from a major maker was the Audi R8 e-tron, first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009. Audi has consistently said it will build up to 1,000 of the battery-electric supercar and sell them--for a high price--to buyers who want a... read more

October 24, 2012 by - 7
 
Audi's 'Coasting Hybrid' iHEV system

Audi Builds ‘Coasting Hybrid’, Saves Gas With Gravity

Over the past few years, using the term ‘hybrid’ when describing a car makes it appear instantly greener to an increasingly gas-mileage obsessed public. In fact... read more September 24, 2012 by 7


 
Audi engine with conventional turbocharger and electric compressor

Next Step In Audi's Turbocharging Tech? Electric Assistance

Turbochargers always used to be about performance, but in recent years they've become very popular as a way of improving the efficiency of regular engines. Forced induction... read more September 19, 2012 by 4


 
Audi A1 e-tron Dual-Mode Hybrid

Audi A1 e-Tron Plug-In Hybrid Lives Once More, Sans Rotary

Remember the Audi A1 e-tron? Audi canned it earlier this year, citing its lack of viability as a production model. Well, it's back, only this time shorn of its unusual Wankel... read more September 19, 2012 by 5


 
2013 Audi Q5

2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid To Be Pricey 'Performance Hybrid'?

The 2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid crossover has had a long gestation, but reports say it will finally reach the U.S. market this fall. On sale in Europe for a year now, the hybrid Q5... read more July 23, 2012 by 0


 
2011 Audi Q7 TDI test drive, Catskill Mountains, Nov 2011

2013 Audi Q7 TDI SUV Gets All-New, More Powerful Diesel

Diesel engines make a lot of sense in SUVs, mitigating the gas-guzzling effects of big, heavy bodies, poor aerodynamics and large engines. The Audi Q7 TDI is a good example... read more July 20, 2012 by 1


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi R8 e-tron Sets New Production Electric Car Record At Nürburgring

“To us, electric mobility means dynamics and driving pleasure” So explained Audi AG board member for technical development, Michael Dick, after racing driver... read more July 2, 2012 by 1


 
Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer celebrate their second straight Le Mans win - Anne Proffit photo

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

Audi has taken an 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... read more June 19, 2012 by 1


 
2011 Audi A2 Concept

Reports Of Pruned EV Plans At Audi Off The Mark, Says Exec

Earlier this week a report from the UK’s CAR suggested that Audi had nixed production plans for an electric city car based on its A2 concept. In addition to this, the... read more June 8, 2012 by 1


 
2009 Audi R8 E-Tron Concept

Audi R8 e-tron Spy Video: All-Electric Supercar On The Road!

Later this year Audi will start selling its first model to bear an “e-tron” badge, the eagerly anticipated R8 e-tron all-electric supercar. A prototype of the car... read more June 7, 2012 by 10


 
Audi A2 Concept, Frankfurt Motor Show, September 2011

Audi Cans Electric A2 City Car, A1 E-Tron: Report

Audi has demonstrated a vote of little confidence in electric cars by revealing it has canceled plans to produce the all-electric Audi A2, and the range-extended A1 e-tron... read more June 3, 2012 by 22


 
Audi's electric bike ridden by Julien Dupont. Image captured from Youtube video

Audi Urban Electric Bike Teased Before Official Launch

Smart's eBike electric bicycle has been attracting a lot of attention recently, but it's not the only electric bike to emerge from Germany. Audi has teased its own electric... read more May 14, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid

Audi Gives More Details On 2013 Q5 Hybrid Quattro SUV

Ever since Audi unveiled the A5 Hybrid Quattro SUV at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, we have to admit to being a little excited about seeing it reach the U.S. market. Now... read more April 25, 2012 by 4


 
2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid

2013 Audi Q5 Hybrid Coming To The U.S. Soon: Report

Audi’s Q5 Hybrid, which debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show and has already hit the market in Europe, will soon make it to the U.S. as Audi’s first hybrid... read more April 17, 2012 by 1


 
New Audi A3 Hatchback live photos, 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Next Audi A3 To Offer Diesel, Hybrid, CNG Options Globally

Audi’s newly-revamped A3 will begin hitting European showrooms late this year, with U.S. deliveries set to begin in early 2013. In addition to a new A3 sedan model, so... read more March 8, 2012 by 0


 
Audi R18 TDI Le Mans car

Audi To Rival Toyota In Fielding Hybrid Racer At Le Mans

Many automakers claim that their exploits in the world of motorsport go towards improving their road cars. It's a tenuous connection sometimes, but Audi could lay fair claim... read more February 6, 2012 by 0


 

 
 

 
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