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 ...

World First: Start of the Audi charging hub as an Urban Quick-Charging Concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67153"] source: Audi AG Unique pilot project opens on December 23 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center Six reservable fast-charging points with up to 320 kW of charging power Exclusive lounge and extensive service offerings enhance the charging time With the continuously growing number of electric models, the demands made on charging infrastructure is increasing. Today at the exhibition center in Nuremberg, the first Audi charging hub is going...

This is Ken Block’s Audi S1 Hoonitron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66978"] source: Audi AG Audi develops all-electric one-of-a-kind car for “Elektrikhana” video Legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 serves as the base for Audi designers Ken Block: “This project makes a dream come true for me” It instantly brings back memories of the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 with which the four rings used to charge to the summit in the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb event, aka the “Race To The Clouds:” Audi is pre...

Spy Photo: Audi e-tron Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66713"] The Audi e-tron has been on the market since 2018 and now it’s time for a refresh. We spied the Sportback version earlier and now its time for the regular version of the e-tron that we spied in the cold of Sweden. Of course the changes will basically be the same as we have seen on the Sportback version. 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...

More than 5,000 New Fast Charging Points by 2025: Massive Expansion by IONITY Strengthens Audi’s Charging Offering

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66477"] source: Audi AG IONITY investing 700 million euros in its own high-power charging network Number of fast-charging points growing from 1,500 to around 7,000 across Europe Up to 350 kW of power for future-proof charging “Plug & Charge” functionality for Audi e-tron models makes charging even more convenient A well-developed charging infrastructure forms the very backbone of electrified mobility. That is why IONITY is ...

Audi e-tron Named 2022 Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned Value in America Award Winner

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66200"] source: Audi of America Audi e-tron announced as winner in the Luxury EV/PHEV segment for 9th annual Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned Value in America Awards Audi A3 also recognized as having the lowest total cost of ownership in its class as part of Vincentric awards process For the 5th time in a row, an Audi of America vehicle has been honored with a Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Value in America award. Th...

A Pioneer in Electric Mobility and Sustainability: Audi Brussels Produces its Eight Millionth Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65727"] source: Audi AG The eight millionth car is an Audi e-tron in metallic Glacier White Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Audi CEO Markus Duesmann honor Brussels as a key factory in electromobility Volker Germann, CEO of Audi Brussels, adds: “We put our employees at the center and invest in digitalization and intelligent processes and products.” Ceremony in Belgium: The eight millionth car comes off the assembly lin...

Audi Q4 e-tron Wins Green Car Journal’s 2022 Green Car of the Year Award Recognizing Exceptional Efficiency, Cutting Edge Features, and Overall Driving Experience

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65669"] source: Audi of America Q4 e-tron family delivers 4th and 5th EV models to Audi portfolio, with Audi on track to have the largest offering of fully-electric models of any automaker in U.S. by the end of 2021 Award recognizes excellence and innovation in safety, value, performance, style, and mass market affordability The all-new Q4 e-tron has been recognized as Green Car Journal’s 2022 Green Car of the Year. In a clear display of th...

Innovative For Sure: Audi Sets Safety Standards at the Dakar Rally

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65628"] source: Audi AG Holistic safety concept of the Audi RS Q e-tron Valuable knowledge from circuit racing flows into Dakar project High standards of passenger protection are a tradition at Audi Sport Long before Audi unveiled the RS Q e-tron to the public in summer 2021, the racing engineering team was already intensively involved in the Dakar Rally. The risks in off-road racing were at the center of the considerations fo...