#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...

Audi Exceeds 2021 CO2 Fleet Targets for Europe

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68090"] source: Audi AG Average CO2 emissions from newly registered vehicles in Europe 7 g/km better than target Hildegard Wortmann, Member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing: “Strong indicator of successful electrification” Based on preliminary figures, Audi exceeded its fleet-wide CO2 emission targets for the European Union as well as Norway and Iceland in 2021. With a value of 122 g/km, the company fell...

Second Life for EV Batteries: Audi and RWE Build New Type of Energy Storage System in Herdecke

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67815"] source: Audi AG Pilot project has storage capacity of around 4.5 megawatt hours Trial operation started in November 2021 Innovative concept increases operating voltage and cuts costs Audi and RWE are breaking new ground together to drive the energy revolution forward – RWE has brought an energy storage facility on stream in Herdecke, Germany, that uses used lithium-ion batteries from Audi electric cars. With the...

Audi Accelerates Transformation with a Strong 2021 for Fully Electric Vehicles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67762"] source: Audi AG Despite the worldwide semiconductor shortage, Audi is still setting a fast pace on its path to the sustainable premium mobility of the future. That is evident in fully electric car deliveries in the past year, which increased by 57.5 percent over the previous year. Additionally, Audi more than doubled its product portfolio of fully electric models in the past year. Despite the difficult supply situation, in total, Audi-...

Audi of America 2021 YTD Deliveries Up 5% to 196,038

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67620"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: It's not surprising to see that Q4 2021 sales are down 46.9% over Q4 2020. We've all felt the supply chain challenges from everything from food, medical supplies, to new vehicles. Still, it's encouraging to see Audi of America sales grow 5% and especially the e-tron SUV grow by a whopping 86% in 2021. SUVs dominate the sales categories  comprising 73% of sales for the year and 75% for Q4 2021 ...