Advertising Banner Costs René Rast Chance of a Podium

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60302"] source: Audi AG Whirled-up advertising banner gets caught in the German’s Audi e-tron FE07 Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler scores again with both cars at Valencia René Rast and Lucas di Grassi with comeback drives in Sunday’s race An advertising banner cost René Rast from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team the chance of a podium result in the sixth round of the Formula E World Championship at Valencia (Spain). The thr...

Audi A6 e-tron concept – The Next E-volution

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60158"] source: Audi AG Audi presents fully electric luxury-class Sportback concept car• New technology platform: Premium Platform Electric (PPE) beginning in 2022• Fast charging with 270 kW – range of more than 700 km [embed]https://youtu.be/xJ5d2Yzh_aU[/embed] Audi is resolutely pushing ahead with its “e-volution” towards electric mobility and will be unveiling the forerunner of an innovative family of fully electric, production cars ...

Spied Again: Audi Q6 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59606"] We spied the Audi Q6 e-tron for the first time back in February and now we spotted it again. Compared to our first sighting, this prototype was out testing on public roads for the first time giving us a better look overall. We know Porsche is developing a new and fully electric Macan. The new Macan will ride on a new platform dubbed PPE, Premium Platform Electric, that is co-developed with Audi. While the platform for the Taycan (J1) w...

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...

Start of Production for Audi Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59404"] source: Audi AG Production of the Audi brand’s first electric SUV gets under way in Germany Modular electric drive matrix creates synergies and spaciousness Carbon-neutral production at the multi-brand plant in Zwickau Audi goes “back to its roots”: In Zwickau in Saxony, the birthplace of this long-standing German company, production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has finally started. The fully electric compact model is the fi...

Spied: Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback plus Interior Shots

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58875"] The Audi Q4 is getting closer to its debut! We shown you many spy photos of the exterior and a couple of photos of the interior. We have some new photos showing the Audi Q4 e-tron and its Sportback sibling during testing . As you can see the outside is still looking as usual with the camouflage so luckily we have some new photos showing off the interior instead.

Audi Q6 e-tron Spied for the First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58735"] Audi Q6 e-tron spied for the first time! We know Porsche is developing a new and fully electric Macan. The new Macan will ride on a new platform dubbed PPE , Premium Platform Electric, that is co-developed with Audi. While the platform for the Taycan (J1) was designed for cars sitting low on the road , the PPE is designed for high-floor cars like the Macan according to engineering chief, Dr. Michael Steiner. Audi will also use the PPE pla...

Eight 2021 Audi Models Recognized for 2021 IIHS ‘TOP SAFETY PICK+’ or ‘TOP SAFETY PICK’ Distinction

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58600"] source: Audi of America 2021 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, e-tron, and e-tron Sportback receive “TOP SAFETY PICK+” - highest rating awarded by the organization 2021 Audi A4, A5 Sportback, and Audi Q8 recognized with IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK” designations when equipped with available LED or Matrix-design LED headlights Models across the Audi lineup offer a comprehensive suite of standard and available driver assistance systems, innovative...

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...

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...

Project e-tron Goes on a Road Trip

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56745"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Have you heard the one about the best laid plans surviving 2020? Me neither. Our particular plans involved one Audi e-tron (Project e-tron p. 68) as 2020’s weapon of choice for the annual family drive to Maine. Trouble is, “Vacationland” wa...

Project e-tron: Winter Mode Engaged

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56402"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro magazine, please join Audi Club here.  When the winter of 2019 was setting in, acquiring a set of winter tires for Project e-tron wasn’t terribly high on the list. We’d just made the considerable expenditure of buying the car and we hoped to make it through the...

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...

Audi presents e-tron FE07 for Formula E World Championship

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55813"] source: Audi Sport Powertrain with Audi MGU05 has more than 95 percent overall efficiency Refreshed design and new partners for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Race track debut at official test in Valencia (Spain) From zero to one hundred in 2.8 seconds, more than 95 percent efficiency within the entire car and preparation for any contingency in every detail, this describes the Audi e-tron FE07 that has been developed by Audi Sport, includ...

Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Spied Inside and Out

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55152"] We have some new photos showing both the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron and the regular Q4 e-tron out on testing. The Q4 e-tron brothers are no secret anymore for most of you as we have spied them both before (Q4 e-tron) (Q4 Sportback e-tron) but this time we also managed to get a look inside two of them. We can see that the look of the interior differs both from the one seen in the VW ID.4 as well as the Skoda Enyaq iV and resembles the look o...

40 Years, 40 Figures, 40 Images: Fascinating Facts and Tales about Audi’s quattro Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54756"] Four rings, four driven wheels – a 40-year success story From the lockable center differential to electric torque vectoring Ahead of the competition: a triumph in motorsports and among customers The quattro drive has been a technical core area and pillar of Audi for 40 years now. The great success story ranges from the manually lockable center differential in 1980 to the three electric motors that drive the new S models in Audi’s e-...

Audi TechFocus: Intelligent Assistant for Electric Driving: the Audi e-tron Route Planner

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54413"] source: Audi AG Assistant facilitates route planning on fully electric models as standard feature Focus on customer value: calculation of optimal driving and charging time Integration into Audi’s ecosystem: advance route planning via myAudi app The e-tron route planner is installed on all of Audi’s fully electric e-tron models. As standard equipment and part of the Audi connect services, it offers customers elementary...

Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS e-tron GT prototype: Today Meets Tomorrow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54367"] source: Audi AG Joint appearance at the world’s largest GT3 race in Belgium GTX World Tour as pioneer of electric drives in GT racing Audi’s electric Gran Turismo leads the field at the Spa 24 Hours on Saturday into formation lap They both originate from Neckarsulm, they embody the fascination of sports cars of today and tomorrow, and they reflect the whole passion with which Audi develops and builds cars: The successful GT3 raci...

Audi Offers First Production Animated Digital Matrix LED Headlights in 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback and e-tron SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54150"] source: Audi of America Audi demonstrates leadership role with next-generation lighting technology Comprised of 1.3 million micromirrors per headlight, Digital Matrix LED headlights operate like movie projectors on the road At introduction, headlights offer five unique welcome and exit lighting signatures with motion graphics As lighting technology advances, Audi continues leading the way, now offering Digital Matrix LED (DML) headlight...