Audi Customer Team Wins Formula E Season Opener

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39089"] source: Audi Sport Difficult start for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler factory team Envision Virgin Racing clinches first victory for the Audi e-tron FE06 Second race of the season starts tomorrow (on Saturday) at 3 PM (CET) Sam Bird with the Envision Virgin Racing team clinched the first victory on the debut for the Audi e-tron FE06 in the Formula E season opener. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi from the Audi Sport ABT ...

2019 Audi e-tron Achieves Five-Star US NCAP Rating

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37576"] source: Audi of America 2019 Audi e-tron receives a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) in its latest series of tests Vehicle performed impressively in all three NCAP tests including frontal, side and rollover tests The e-tron offers a comprehensive suite of standard and available driver-assistance technologies The 2019 Audi e-tron, the first fully-elec...

Save The Date: Audi e-tron Sportback To Be Unveiled In LA

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38546"] source: Audi AG The second member of the e-tron family will debut in Los Angeles. Follow the world premiere on November 19 at 6:00 p.m. local time (3:00 a.m. CET on November 20) on Audi MediaTV. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38568"]

Audi e-tron And Audi Q3 SUVs Receive ALG Residual Value Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32186"] source: Audi of Americ Industry analytics company ALG announced the Audi e-tron retains its value better than any electric vehicle All-new Audi Q3 is anticipated to carry a higher residual value than any other vehicle in the Premium Subcompact Utility class ALG's Residual Value Awards (RVA) recognize vehicles in 27 segments forecasted to retain highest percentage of their MSRP after a three-year period The Audi e-tron midsize SUV, the...

Audi USA with e-tron-Based Holiday Contest

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38482"] Editor's note: this originally appeared on our sister site, e-tron connect As you consider plugging in the holiday lights, you may want to consider plugging in even more. Audi USA has launched a contest involving the Audi e-tron dubbed "Gift Tester". Basically, they're taking auditions for a lit-up personality to fly to L.A. in December and make some videos for social media channel involving the e-tron. The basics read something like this...

Audi Wins Two “Golden Steering Wheel” Awards The A1 And The e-tron Win Their Classes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38136"] source: Audi AG Readers of Auto Bild, its sister publications and Bild am Sonntag nominated the finalists; an international test panel choose the winners 58 cars competed in seven classes, with Audi taking gold twice Fully electric e-tron won against rivals with combustion engines Double win for Audi in the “Golden Steering Wheel 2019” contest: The A1 Sportback2 and the fully electric e-tron3 won in their...

This is the sound of an electric car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38060"] source: Audi AG As of summer 2019, all newly registered electric and hybrid cars in the EU need to make artificial noise. It’s high time to ask the Audi sound designers how they mix the sound. We’ll give you a hint: a didgeridoo could be heard echoing through the office. Three laptops. Three computer screens. Three speakers. Mixers, amplifiers, and cables in every color. That’s what the desk of Audi sound designer Rudi Halbmeir look...

A New Twist: The 2019 Audi Club Sweepstakes Offers Three Choices

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37531"] There is a new twist to an old Audi Club tradition. In the past, Audi Club has raffled off an A4 to an RS 3. Last year, we raffled off two cars for the 1st time n our history. This year? We've decided to mix things up a bit by giving away your choice of THREE vehicles...by sweepstakes. [gallery link="none" size="full" ids="37533,37534,37535"] Audi Club is giving away a brand-new Audi, your choice between three of the marque’s hottest ...

Audi Electrifies Munich: New, Free Charging, Parking And Shuttle Service At Airport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37164"] source: Audi AG Recharge and park for free at Munich Airport until end of 2019 Also option of test-driving the Audi e-tron* Green power from Audi’s own photovoltaic system Audi is launching a free initiative for all electric and plug-in hybrid car owners at Munich Airport, under the name of “Charge & Fly”: Until the end of the year, interested drivers can recharge their electric car or plug-in hybrid vehicle wi...

Auto Express: Audi TT Set To Morph Into All-Electric Crossover

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37077"] source: Auto Express, renders: Auto Express, photos: Audi of America Audi bosses have finally settled on a proposal for the next-generation TT, which will morph into a fully electric crossover, Auto Express can reveal. There has been a fierce boardroom battle within the German company over how the next TT should evolve. It’s been a debate that has raged since 2014 when the firm’s then-boss, Rupert Stadler (who was later char...

Audi e-tron FE06 Meets With Rivals For The First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36719"] source: Audi Sport The only joint Formula E pre-season test at Valencia still continuing until Friday Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi’s race cars sporting final liveries The new season of the electric racing series kicks off in 37 days’ time At Valencia, the new Audi e-tron FE06 is meeting with its competitors for the first time this week: until Friday, all twelve teams will continue the joint test, before the new season...

Awards For Audi Since August 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36726"] source: Audi AG auto motor und sport: Audi wins for design and connectivity Audi took away two category victories in the “Autonis” competition where readers of the renowned automotive magazine auto motor und sport rate the best new car designs. The A1 claimed victory in the Compact Car category, attracting 24.2 percent of the votes; the A6 Avant (34.2 percent) won in the Full-Size category. The readers’ choice 2019 was the 15th...

Audi Club Reveals Subjects & Speakers for Tech Talk Seminars at Nationals 2019

With Audi Club Nationals 2019 just a week away, Audi Club is pleased to confirm most details surrounding the Tech Talk seminar series set for Saturday October 19 at Lansdowne Resort & Spa in Leesburg, VA. Tech Talks are a new feature for Audi Club Nationals. With the proximity of Audi of America headquarters and also the many special guests planned, Audi Club took this opportunity to add informative seminars on key subjects Audi owners and enthusiasts are sure to enjoy. The Tech Tal...

Road Map E: Audi in the Era of Electric Mobility (Plus Videos)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36285"] source: Audi AG Audi is transforming into a provider of electric mobility—a process that involves all areas of the company. After all, the brand with the four rings intends to put more than 30 electrified models on the market by 2025, which constitutes a 40 percent share in sales. In doing so, Audi is consistently pursuing the path of sustainable mobility. Accordingly, the areas of Procurement and Production are also alignin...

e-tron connect: Watch IIHS Demolish Audi e-trons in Crash Testing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35282"] source: e-tron connect Editor's note: Originally posted on our sister site e-tron connect Back in August, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced its findings for the Audi e-tron, namely that it had achieved the highest score, earning 2019 Top Safety Pick+ status. While that’s all well and good, and certainly a real selling point for those of us considering an e-tron, or real world benefit for those who have alr...

quattro Magazine: Feature Car: Academic e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33779"] words: Tim Enders, photos: Sam Dobbins Editor's Note: An early peek at a feature schedule for the fall 2019 print issue of quattro Magazine. There is no doubt that the arrival of the Audi e-tron announces a paradigm shift for car ownership. Electrics aren’t just coming. They’re here. But, does that mean a fundamental shift in the enthusiast ownership experience? For a long time, such a discussion was academic. Though e-tron crossovers...

Audi Aims To Reduce CO2 Emissions By 30 Percent Over The Vehicle Lifecycle By 2025

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35193"] source: Audi AG Package of measures covers the entire value chain Bram Schot, Audi CEO: “We recognize a responsibility for our cars over their lifecycles” Audi and the Volkswagen Group are among the first automobile manufacturers to commit to the Paris Climate Agreement. The company has set itself the ambitious goal of successively reducing vehicle-specific CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2025 – compared with r...

e-tron connect: Audi Holds EV Cars & Coffee at Virginia Headquarters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35127"] words and photos: George Achorn Editor's note: this article was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect. As part of this week’s National Drive Electric Week, Audi of America and Electrify America joined forces to host an EV Cars & Coffee at the Volkswagen Group’s Herndon, Virginia headquarters. Given the event was largely planned by Volkswagen Group charging subsidiary Electrify America, and the event was pa...

Automobile – E-tronathon: Audi’s Future EVs Are Poised to Blow Minds

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35069"] source: Automobile  Things are about to get very, very interesting in the electric-vehicle space. The choices are multiplying rapidly. The competition will be fierce. And the future is far from assured. Audi, for one, has made it quite clear that, come what may, it's charging ahead (pun intended) into the electrified fray. When your longtime mantra roughly translates to "being ahead through technology" ("Vorsprung durch Technik"), ...