World First: Start of the Audi charging hub as an Urban Quick-Charging Concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67153"] source: Audi AG Unique pilot project opens on December 23 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center Six reservable fast-charging points with up to 320 kW of charging power Exclusive lounge and extensive service offerings enhance the charging time With the continuously growing number of electric models, the demands made on charging infrastructure is increasing. Today at the exhibition center in Nuremberg, the first Audi charging hub is going...

Electromobility in Winter: Intelligent Thermal Management in Audi Models Preserves Range and Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67015"] source: Audi AG Audi embeds mechanisms to preserve batteries and charging capacity Preconditioning heats the high-voltage battery and interior before departure Heat pump generates soothing warmth and protects against loss of range In the winter, electrically powered cars have to bring the interior and the battery system to the right temperature. This double task already requires a lot of energy from them. Low exterior temperatures ex...

More than 5,000 New Fast Charging Points by 2025: Massive Expansion by IONITY Strengthens Audi’s Charging Offering

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66477"] source: Audi AG IONITY investing 700 million euros in its own high-power charging network Number of fast-charging points growing from 1,500 to around 7,000 across Europe Up to 350 kW of power for future-proof charging “Plug & Charge” functionality for Audi e-tron models makes charging even more convenient A well-developed charging infrastructure forms the very backbone of electrified mobility. That is why IONITY is ...

Success for Audi: The e-tron GT Wins the Golden Steering Wheel as the Most Beautiful Car of the Year

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65685"] source: Audi AG Fully electric Gran Turismo receives the prestigious prize The award is the result of a vote among readers across Europe Audi e-tron GT emphasizes the claim as a “flagship model from Audi” In Germany’s 2021 Goldenes Lenkrad (Golden Steering Wheel) awards, the Audi e-tron GT won in the Most Beautiful Car of the Year category. The winner in this category prevailed against 69 other car m...

The Legendary quattro: Setting the Pace in e-mobility as Well

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64427"] source: Audi AG Latest development: torque splitter and electric torque vectoring Track record of success: approx. 11.8 million Audi vehicles with all-wheel drive manufactured since 1980 Drive system 2.0: electric quattro in the e-tron models The quattro drive system is synonymous with dynamic handling, driving stability, traction, and safety, as well as technical expertise and top performance – in short, with “Vorsprung durch ...

Did You Know…?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63543"] source: Audi AG ...that there are up to 45 1.5-liter PET bottles in the seats of an Audi A3? Another 62 PET bottles are recycled for the carpet. ...that the Audi Q4 e-tron has a seat cover made of 45 percent recycled material? The Dinamica fabric looks and feels like suede, but is nearly half recycled polyester. This comes from textiles and PET bottles, for example. By the way, the trunk cover is also made of recycled materia...

2022 Audi e-tron GT Has Arrived: Make Summer Truly Electrifying

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62287"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT is on sale in the U.S. now and is ready to configure at audiusa.com Electrifying drive at 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds for the RS e-tron GT and fast-charging up to 270 kW charging capacity across the e-tron GT portfolio Audi electric ecosystem with 3 years charging at no additional cost and available white-glove in-home charger installation The all-new Audi e-tron GT – the spearhead of Audi’s e...

2022 Audi e-tron GT To Arrive With Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including Three Years of Complimentary DC Fast Charging

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="61581"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT to come with three years of complimentary DC fast charging sessions powered by Electrify America network at speeds up to 270 kW DC fast charging makes it possible to charge e-tron GT from 5-80% (approximately 180 miles) in about 22 minutes Available white-glove concierge home charger installation provided by Qmerit Audi is not only delivering a growing portfolio of premium elect...

Charging Stations and E-Cars: Audi Electrifies FC Bayern

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61001"] source: Audi AG FC Bayern’s electrification initiative with Audi continues Charging infrastructure for electric cars at the Allianz Arena to be expanded Member of the Audi Board of Management for Sales and Marketing Wortmann: “Together with FC Bayern, we embody progress.” FC Bayern and its partner Audi have installed 21 charging points for electric vehicles at the Allianz Arena. As of this summer, the charging infrastructure wi...

The Audi e-tron GT – a Gran Turismo Unlike Any Other – Now Available in Numerous Markets

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60531"] source: Audi AG In Germany, the e-tron GT starts at €99,800, the RS e-tron GT at €138,200 A new era of Gran Turismo: sporty, comfortable, and sustainable Audi received numerous preorders for both of these impressive electric models It’s an Audi unlike any other, and as of today, the e-tron GT is now on sale at dealerships across Europe. The fully electric Gran Turismo is available in two models, in both cases with all-whe...

Event: Audi RS e-tron GT U.S. Reveal at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60406"] words: George, photos: Denis Podmarkov Even though the traditional auto show events worldwide have been on an effective hold since the onset of COVID, that hasn’t stopped carmakers from bringing new cars to market or even sharing a special reveal. To that end, and with the car about to arrive in a few months, Audi chose to enjoy an American public reveal of its RS e-tron GT at Malibu Cars and Coffee. [gallery link="none" columns="1" siz...

Audi Hints at Even More of Its Electric Future at Shanghai Motor Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60243"] If you blinked you may have missed a few underlying themes for Audi at the Shanghai Motor Show this past weekend. While cars like the "normal"-back long-wheelbase A7L and the Sportback configured A6 e-tron took all the headlines, Audi quietly revealed a second concept car and may have tipped even more of its model positioning with that China-only A7L. That Auto Shanghai is happening at all is kind of a big deal. When the COVID-19 curtai...

Audi CO2 Program: Sustainable Aluminum for Audi e-tron GT Wheels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59409"] source: Audi AG 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT2 made of CO2-reduced aluminum Innovative aluminum smelting technology releases oxygen instead of CO2 Marco Philippi, Head of Procurement Strategy: “This lets us increase our sustainability performance in the supply chain and ensure that our models arrive at the customers with a smaller carbon footprint” AUDI AG is systematically continuing its CO2 program i...

Full Details: Audi e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58115"] Audi has revealed full details of its new e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT models. Below is the full press copy and photography released along with the Celebration of Progress reveal event. Electric, sporty and Progressive With the e-tron GT, Audi is demonstrating how fascinating electric mobility will be. The four-door coupé combines emotive design with a powerful drive and dynamic handling. This is the start of a new era, the gran turism...

U.S. Market Details: Introducing the 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58051"] Attached are U.S. market specific details for the launch of the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT. The full press release is below with European photos available at launch time. • Beautiful design, captivating performance and progressive technology come together in the all-electric Audi e-tron GT • With launch control and overboost, the e-tron GT produces up to 390 kW (530 PS); the RS e-tron GT distributes up to 475 kW (646 PS) to all f...

No Way. Audi Norway and General Motors in Big Game Electric Car Fish Slap Fight!

This year's Super Bow.... we mean Big Game is literally tomorrow, and the advertisements are getting plenty of attention. This year's Super Bowl in Roman numerology is "LV", but maybe it should be "EV" given the international incident that seems to have stemmed from this year's ads. Yeah, yeah... LV is roman numerology, not an acronym. In a world of electric cars dubbed "Turbo" (love you Porsche) or electric Mustangs with aeronautical speeds as represented incorrectly by letters (Mach E...

Discover the Neckarsulm Production Site Virtually and Interactively with AudiStream

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57610"] source: Audi AG Insights into the production of the Audi e-tron GT and much more Tour guides accompany virtual tour and answer questions in real time Effective immediately, interested parties can now experience the production world of Audi at the Neckarsulm site online and in English via AudiStream. Tour guides accompany the virtual tour and answer questions in real time. One particular highlight: Participants also...

Marc Lichte: “Aesthetics Arise From Efficiency”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57482"] source: Audi AG Interview with the Head of Audi Design in the run-up to the presentation of the e-tron GT Pioneer for the design of future electric models World premiere of the fully electric gran turismo on February 9 “The most beautiful car I have ever drawn.” Marc Lichte, Head of Audi Design, chose these words in the fall of 2018, when the brand presented the Audi e-tron GT concept as a show car in Los...

Santa’s Got A Brand New Sleigh

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56270"] words: Bill, photo: Audi AG A couple of years ago, Santa decided to get into shape and for this, he was rewarded with the then-new RS 5 Sportback. Flash forward to today, and it looks like Santa has a new sleigh: the electric Audi e-tron GT concept (which has just entered production). This is the latest in a string of Audi holiday commercials and I'm not going to lie...I'm jealous of Santa's sleigh. Enjoy the video below and everyon...

Audi e-tron GT Enters Series Production: Carbon-Neutral Production Begins at the Böllinger Höfe

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56236"] source: Audi AG Neckarsulm site producing the first fully electric Audi to be built in Germany Accepting orders from spring 2021 Audi Board of Management Member for Production Kössler: “Net carbon-neutral production at the Böllinger Höfe is another step toward the achievement of our sustainability goals” At the Böllinger Höfe, passion meets precision, innovation and sustainability: Series production of the fully electric-pow...