Audi Delivers Over 100,000 Electric Models in 2022 – Despite Challenging Environment

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="81619"] source: Audi AG Over 44 percent more fully electric cars handed over than in 2021 Total volume of 1.61 million vehicles just below the previous year’s figure Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing: “Focusing on electric mobility is the right strategy; positive outlook, thanks to an attractive portfolio and large number of orders” In 2022, Audi was once again able to significantly increase ...

Event Report: Vintage to Voltage Philadelphia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="81284"] words: Louli Kourkounakis, photos: Audi Club staff Editor’s Note: Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Whether it’s introducing to market the quattro all-wheel drive in the ‘80s or e-tron EVs today, Audi has a long history of leading with the latest automotive tech. To celebr...

Brussels Plant Kicks Off Production for the New Audi Q8 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="80652"] source: Audi AG Gerd Walker, Audi board member for Production and Logistics, praises Brussels’ pioneering role in advancing electrification and sustainable production across all plants The electric traction motors for production are transported from Hungary to Brussels by green freight trains The Belgium plant has had carbon-neutral production since 2018 and is a pioneer for Audi’s strategic environmental program, Mission:Zero On...

Spy Photo: Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback Winter Test

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79949"] It's time for a new winter test season. First out is the Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback that makes its first tour in winter wonderland. Spied earlier in Germany during the summer, it's only our second sighting of the Sportback version of the electric Q6 e-tron. Both the Audi Q6 e-tron and the Q6 e-tron Sportback will of course share the same PPE platform with the upcoming Porsche Macan EV. The Sportback will share the front end with the standa...

Audi Leads All Manufacturers with 15 Models Earning 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79793"] source: Audi of America Audi awarded most 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ awards with 15 models meeting IIHS criteria as of Nov. 29, 2022 2023 Audi A5 Coupe is latest model to receive 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award Models include fully electric e-tron models as well as sedans and SUVs Audi earns 15th 2022 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award giving the brand more 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ vehicle ratings than any other manufacturer. The 2023 Audi A5 Coup...

Spy Photo: Audi A6 e-tron Production Lights

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79548"] The development has moved on for the full electric Audi A6 e-tron and for the first time we can now see the production lights on the prototypes. Both the front and rear has now gotten the production lights and even with the camouflage it's easier to get an good impression on how the car will turn out. We can also see that the Audi A6 e-tron will be a liftback with a big opening to the trunk instead of a conventional sedan...a nod back to ...

Wednesday Only: Audi e-tron Snapback Cap Giveaway!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79460"] Wednesday only! Another Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes giveaway! This is the Audi e-tron snapback cap that's only available in the Audi Collection Germany website. Sporty companion for new times: the Audi e-tron cap. Details: - Audi snapback cap in black - 3D "e-tron" embroidery on the front panel - With five panels, flat peak and plastic snapback closure - Underside of the peak with "e-tron" all -over print - Flag label with diagonal s...

The New Audi Q8 e-tron: Improved Efficiency and Range, Refined Design

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78803"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: To see more videos of the Audi Q8 e-tron, please visit our YouTube channel HERE. More battery capacity and higher charging performance Fresh exterior, new brand design, and dynamic driving characteristics Net-carbon-neutral production and the first-time use of recycled materials in a safety-related component With the Audi e-tron, the premium manufacturer entered the age of electromobility in 2018, mark...

Newest Audi e-tron Models, the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron, Receive IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78770"] source: Audi of America Audi’s 4th and 5th fully electric model introductions meet criteria  to receive the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award Both 2022 and 2023 model year Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron models meet requirements for highest honors from IIHS Q4 e-tron models join the e-tron and e-tron Sportback which already achieved highest rating The IIHS has announc...

Audi Now With More Fully Electric Models Than Any Other Manufacturer With Start of Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron Sales

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76954"] source: Audi of America The Q4 40 e-tron arrives as a new rear-wheel drive variant of the Q4 e-tron SUV for the 2023 model year Audi Q4 40 e-tron has an EPA-estimated range of 265 miles   Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron join Audi electric portfolio making premium electrification more attainable than ever Audi of America today announced that the anticipated on sale date for the 2023 Q4 e-tron portfolio has arrived. The Q4 e-tron...

Spy Photo: Audi RS Q6 e-tron Hits the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76864"] We spied the hotter version of the Audi Q6, the RS Q6 once again, and this time during some quick laps around the Nürburgring. Our last sighting was during the winter test season so its been a while since the last time. 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 th...

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 ...