In late May, we reported on rumors that an electric version of Audi's R8 supercar would be at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Nary a day later, Edmunds Inside Line crushed our hopesand put the rumors to rest, citing an Audi representative who refuted the blogosphere's claims. We're not ready to say "we told you so" just yet, but a new Audi microsite devoted to electricity recently appeared on the web. The site includes a countdown to September 15, 2009 in the upper left corner. What's the significance of the date? Why, that's the first day of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The site trivializes the...
Tesla Bids Farewell To Marketing Boss, Prepares To Greet Chicago
There's rarely a slow news day for Tesla Motors. Today, Tesla spokesperson, Rachel Konrad confirmed that a member of the executive team has resigned. According to Konrad, Michael van der Sande, who has served under the title of Senior Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, and Service since...Robert Scardino
Factmill: Electric Audi R8 Concept Will Not Be At Frankfurt Motor Show
Contrary to blogosphere speculation, Edmunds has confirmed that there will be no electric Audi R8 at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. An Audi spokesperson who wished to remain anonymous told Edmunds that rumors starting in the European automotive press (and perpetuated by yours truly) are not...Robert Scardino
Rumormill: Electric R8 Coming to Frankfurt?
Any worthwhile discussion of today's best supercars mentions the Audi R8. It's a car that looks like it was sent to Earth from an alternate, more advanced (but clearly benevolent) dimension. The interior is as luxurious as they come. Not to mention the performance, which rivals that of Ferraris...Robert Scardino