Efficiency is the Goal: New Audi e-tron Prototype at the E-Cannonball

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76542"] source: Audi AG Electric cars in the spotlight: the Audi e-tron is a true pioneer of e-mobility. Now a new challenger will be on the starting grid of the E-Cannonball in Hamburg which is getting under way on September 23, and is looking forward to meeting electric car enthusiasts and their vehicles at Germany's biggest electric rally. As a prototype, it will be wearing a specially designed camouflage, because it is still keeping some ...

Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to Make US Debut During Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74782"] source: Audi of America Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron will make North American debut at Rolex Motorsport Reunion; perfect setting to electrify enthusiasts Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to be featured in Ken Block’s first ‘Electrikhana’ film in coming months  Design of all-electric one-of-a-kind vehicle inspired by historic Audi Sport quattro S1, also to be on display Modernized, electrified, and inspired by the iconic d...

Spy Photo: Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74690"] We spied the Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback testing together with its Q6 sibling in Germany. Just like all the other Audi models, the Sportback will share the front end with its standard Q6 e-tron but with a sleeker roof line. The changes start at the B-pillar and gives the Sportback a sportier look but less cargo space. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74685"] Both Q6 e-tron versions share the same PPE platform which they...

Volkswagen Group of America and Redwood Materials to Create Supply Chain for EV Battery Recycling

Our take: One of the most common critiques and concerns surrounding the oncoming shift to electromobility is consideration of end-of-lifecycle batteries and whether or not this means greater waste or savings through efficiencies realized in recycling and re-use. Volkswagen Group of America, including Audi, have announced a big step today in their maneuver to establish a recycling program domestically here in the USA to set in place a solution ahead of the arrival of a considerably wider mix...

#TogetherWeChange: Audi at the GREENTECH FESTIVAL 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73125"] source: Audi AG Strong voices at the GREENTECH CONFERENCE: In a fireside chat, Silja Pieh, Head of Corporate Strategy, will discuss “Circularity!”; Johanna Klewitz, Coordinator for Sustainability in the Supply Chain, will talk about “Supply Chain, Circularity, and Net-Zero-Industries” KOA22, Berlin’s first HR conference for women, will add to the conference: Miriam Mayer-Ebert, Head of General Services, will offer insights into...

Second-Life Use: Audi e-tron Battery Modules Power Electrify Rickshaws in India

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72954"] source: Audi AG Audi Environmental Foundation goes into third project phase with non-profit start-up Nunam: Battery modules from Audi e-tron test vehicles electrify rickshaws in India Target group, women: Rickshaws to enable economic participation and provide a safe means of transportation Timo Engler Head of Training Automotive Engineering / Logistics at the Neckarsulm site: “Our team of trainees benefits from the intercultur...

Audi Continues to Roll Out Charging Hub After Success of Initial Pilot Phase

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72761"] source: Audi AG 60 percent of repeat users confirm urban charging concept as alternative to home Wallbox Additional pilot site in Zurich to test compact modular concept from the second half of the year Regular Audi charging hub stations will be rolled out initially in Salzburg and Berlin starting mid-2024 Feedback following the pilot phase of the Audi charging hub in Nuremberg turned out to be overwhelmingly positive. The fact that r...

An Ideal Basis for Planning: Range Display in Audi Electric Cars Gives a Reliable Picture

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72657"] source: Audi AG Numerous variables ensure realistic calculation of remaining range More precision with the e-tron route planner: Topology analysis, traffic data, or predictive driving speeds Time-optimized arrivals: HPC charging infrastructure minimizes charging times Whether you’re driving around the corner, commuting to work, or going on vacation: When you’re on the road in an electric car, reliable range indications ...

Vintage to Voltage: Join Audi Enthusiasts of All Mobility Types in Philadelphia May 20-22

"Lead by Technology", that's the translation of the iconic tagline "Vorsprung durch Technik". The Audi brand has a rich history of leading with technology, especially in the modern era that began in the '80s with quattro all-wheel drive and continues through into the future with a rapidly expanding range of electric vehicles. To celebrate that, Audi Club is holding an event to celebrate this rich heritage that streams throughout its lineage and into the future. The first-ever Vintage to Voltage ...

Pilot Project Started: Faulty Car Glass to be Turned Into New Windowpanes for the Audi Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71299"] source: Audi AG One-year pilot operation of glass recycling: joint project between Audi, Reiling, Saint-Gobain Glass, and Saint-Gobain Sekurit started in January Feasibility of a glass cycle for car windows: research on recycling methods, quality, and process reliability Recycled plate glass is intended to be used for car windows in the Audi Q4 e-tron series Faulty car windows often go in the recycling bin when the cracked part ca...

Audi Announces Model Year 2023 Updates with More Standard Equipment, Driver Assistance, and Updates to Option Packages

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71061"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across 2023 model lines Driver assistance systems and technology updates now available on more models than ever before New sights and sounds emerge in A4/A5/Q5 models Audi Sport interior packages now available on select S models Audi of America today announced updates to its lineup for the 2023 model year, including pricing, vehicle packaging updates, and new standard and ava...

Spy Photo: Audi RS Q6 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70159"] Hotter Audi Q6 e-tron spotted! Not just the new Audi Q5 is in the pipeline but also the hotter version of the Audi Q6 e-tron, the RS Q6 e-tron. Visibly we can see the sportier looking front bumper compared to the more regular versions of the Q6. These prototypes also have the production lights as we can see revealing the split headlights up front together with the more conventional rear lights. On the performance side the Audi RS Q6 e-tro...

The Storage Champ – Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69621"] source: Audi AG Audi exhibits concept for an executive class Avant with electric drive system Unmistakable design for the electric age Fast charging with 270 kW – 300 km (186 miles) range in just 10 minutes Audi A6 e-tron concept, the second: as part of its 2022 Annual Media Conference, Audi is presenting the next model in its future electrically powered A6 Luxury Class: the Avant. The company with the four rings introduced the A...

Audi Just Dropped a Teaser of Avant Proportions

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69407"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Today on the Audi Facebook page, Audi dropped a familiar and much loved silhouette. I'm sure I'm not speaking for myself when I say the various Avant models are some of my favorites...ever. So when I saw this pic, my heart skipped a beat. This is the fully electric Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept. Out of all the models that bear the name 'e-tron', this is wow (with the exception of the RS e-tron GT). Last Apri...

Beginning in the Summer of 2022, Audi Will Become the First Manufacturer to Transform the Automobile Into an Experience Platform for Virtual Reality

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69359"] source: Audi AG Audi vehicles with the MIB 3 infotainment system will be holoride-capable from June 2022 Experience drives by the startup holoride with Audi at the South by Southwest music, film and tech festival New technology merges virtual-reality content with driving movements in real time Audi is the first automobile manufacturer in the world to bring virtual-reality entertainment from holoride into series production. Beginning ...

Higher Charging Capacity and Expanded Online Features for the Audi Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69332"] source: Audi AG On the road with faster charge times and more connected features: Audi is consistently advancing its fully electric Q4 e-tron model range. The Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron models are receiving an array of new features. Customers can look forward to faster charge times for large-battery models as well as an expanded offering via Audi connect and the myAudi app. The powerful models...

Ten 2022 Audi Models Recognized for 2022 IIHS ‘TOP SAFETY PICK+’ or ‘TOP SAFETY PICK’ Distinction

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69082"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, e-tron and e-tron Sportback receive “TOP SAFETY PICK+” - highest rating awarded by IIHS 2022 Audi A4, A5 Sportback, and Audi Q8 recognized with IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK” designations when equipped with available LED or Matrix-design LED headlights The 2022 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, Audi Q5, Q5 Sportback, e-tron and e-tron Sportback have been named the ...

Handling the Norwegian Winter with Audi e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69042"] source: Audi AG The electric quattro even masters difficult winter road conditions Pre-air conditioning offers a large degree of comfort Intelligent thermal control system ensures that you can drive without any worries when it’s cold How does an electric car work in the Nordic cold? A Norwegian family who has driven the Audi e-tron since 2019 shares their experiences. Alongside explanations from Audi’s own technicians, ...

Spy Photo: Audi e-tron Sportback Facelift / Q8 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68623"] The Audi e-tron has been on the market since 2018 and now it’s time for a refresh. Back in December, we spied the first photos of the e-tron facelift and now it’s time for some new photos of the e-tron Sportbackfrom winter wonderland. Up front the grille seems to get a new and smaller shape or the camouflage is doing a very good job. Maybe the design will mirror more of the look from the e-tron GT? [gallery link="none" columns="1" siz...

AudiStream: Online Production Tour from Audi Brussels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68377"] source: Audi AG Starting immediately, online tours through the Audi Brussels factory Digital tour tells the history of the location’s specialization in electric drive systems Look behind the scenes at the production of the Audi e-tron in the world’s first premium segment factory to manufacture a mass production model on a carbon-neutral basis From now on, exploring Audi Brussels from home will be quite simple: via AudiS...