Audi A8L e-tron Spied in Death Valley (Exclusive)

It's no secret that Death Valley, California is a popular place for car manufacturers to test in extreme temperatures. In as much, keeping an eagle eye when in the area is well worth it as you may spy something that hasn't been seen before. Case in point is Audi Club member Troy Sicotte who was cruising through the area and noticed an as-of-yet-unseen Audi A8L e-tron hiding in plain sight. Given the A8 has already been revealed on a show stand and is even on the market in Europe, it's...

Autoblog: Audi S8 Due This Year with 4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8

[source: Autoblog, A8 photo: Audi AG] A 621-hp S8 E-Tron could follow Autobild reports that the next-generation Audi S8 will be introduced later this year, and we've pieced together intel from various reports for an idea of what we'll get. Autocar says the coming D5 sedan will get a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 sourced from the Porsche Panamera Turbo, ditching the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that Audi developed with Bentley and put in the current D4 S8. According to the report, the V8 will make 535...

Ultra-High Voltage: The Audi e-tron prototype in a Faraday Cage

Fast charging with up to 150 kW in the Ionity network Wide-ranging options for charging at home and on the move Range of over 400 kilometers (248.5 mi) in the WLTP driving cycle The production version of the Audi e-tron prototype heralds the dawn of a new era for the brand with the four rings: The company is transforming from a classic carmaker to a systems supplier for mobility offering its customers tailored solutions for charging, whether at home or on the move. The pro...

Daniel Abt’s First Stint in New Audi e-tron FE05

[source: Audi Sport] Audi continues preparing for new Formula E season in Spain Abt: “Almost like in a science fiction movie” Premiere for Daniel Abt: Under the Spanish sun, the German Audi driver drove the new Audi e-tron FE05 to be fielded in the next Formula E season for the first time. In the two-day test at Calafat, the engineers again gathered important data for the development of the all-electric race car. Rome, Calafat, Paris – for Daniel...

Neustadt Teases April 9 Debut of Audi Sport e-tron Vision GT

Audi is the latest brand to create one of the Vision GT series of concept cars for use in the Gran Turismo driving sim franchise. The upcoming e-tron Vision GT is set to debut on April 9. In as much, the social media team at Audi's performance division have been teasing the car via video on Facebook. Watch the shorts below, and follow Audi Sport on Facebook HERE. https://www.facebook.com/AudiSport/videos/1660390050712297/ https://www.facebook.com/AudiSport/videos/1661476383936997/

Audi Teases e-tron GT at Annual Press Conference

Audi enjoys teasing future product at the company's annual press conference, and the 2018 gathering was no exception. Buried between profit reports, factory highlights and other mundane issues comes more solid confirmation of the brand's second all-electric e-tron offering. And, unlike the e-tron shown in Geneva, this one will skip the more obvious crossover configuration and instead go low-slung and sporty that should be more appealing to car enthusiasts. Sharing the above image with att...

Volkswagen Group To Expand Production of Electric Vehicles Worldwide on a Massive Scale

source: Volkswagen AG “Roadmap E” is picking up speed: 16 production sites for electric vehicles by the end of 2022 Future partnerships with battery manufacturers agreed for Europe and China CEO Matthias Müller: “Things are really moving. A change of course for the Volkswagen supertanker – full speed ahead to the future!” Fiscal year 2017: record earnings despite billions in cash outflows from the diesel crisis CFO Frank Witter: “The results of the year 2017 de...

Live From Geneva: Watch Here as Audi Live Streams The e-tron SUV

source: Audi AG Geneva - Audi is live streaming the e-tron SUV as it drives around Geneva. They are encouraging people to take pictures of it and use the #etron hashtag. Join in and hope you can capture it! [embed]https://www.facebook.com/Audi.AG/videos/1699137560121449/?hc_ref=ARSXuw78_X4yZVtrOJgC7ZIl0LHXruzpyJuuuNy6e2VhqLjUmHXtui31S2DtlPGWSYk&fref=gs&dti=909399225854482&hc_location=group[/embed]

Daniel Abt Takes First Formula E Victory for Audi

source: Audi Sport Commanding victory in E-Prix in Mexico City 25-year old first German winner in the electric race series Lucas di Grassi drives from last on the grid to ninth Daniel Abt from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler squad is the first German winner in Formula E history. In Mexico City, the 25-year-old produced a faultless race and in doing so simultaneously clinched the first victory for the Audi works team in the electric race series. Team mate Lucas di Grassi c...

Audi Smart Energy Network Pilot Project: Eco-Electricity Intelligently Managed

source: Audi AG Stationary home battery as energy buffer for electric car and grid management Unique: interaction with the power grid Ingolstadt - Automobile, home and power supply combined to form an intelligent energy network: In a pilot project the Audi Smart Energy Network for the first time interacts with the power grid. This marks a major advance for grid stability. As part of a research project, Audi is running a pilot project with households in the...

Tough Day for Audi in Marrakesh

source: Audi Sport Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler without fortune in Formula E in Marrakesh Daniel Abt still scores one point after drive-through penalty Title defender Lucas di Grassi retired Marrakesh - In round three of the Formula E electric racing series in Marrakesh (Morocco), following a strong beginning, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler only went home with a single point. Daniel Abt, after a drive-through penalty and a full course yellow which came at an unfavor...

Audi and Formula E: Chasing Seconds in the Simulator

source: Audi Sport Race drivers and engineers practice in realistic conditions Audi driver Daniel Abt: “Practice day in Neuburg a key to success” The two Audi drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, will start round 3 of the season in Marrakesh (Morocco) on January 13. Before each race of the electric series in which Audi is involved with a factory commitment for the first time in 2017/2018, the race drivers and engineers go through the entire process of a full race d...

Audi Gives Talents an Opportunity in Formula E

source: Audi Sport Rookie test following the race in Marrakesh DTM star Nico Müller and youngster Nyck de Vries in Audi e-tron FE04 A premiere in Formula E: In the racing series’ first rookie test, Nico Müller and Nyck de Vries are going to drive the Audi e-tron FE04 for the first time. The test day is scheduled for January 14, 2018, one day after the next Formula E race in Marrakesh. With the rookie test Formula E and the FIA are giving the registered teams an opp...

Four Audi Models Earn Women’s Choice Awards at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

source: Audi of America 2018 A3 Cabriolet earns the Women’s Choice “eco-friendly” and “safety” award in convertible category 2018 A3 Sportback e-tron earns the Women’s Choice “eco-friendly” award in hatchback category 2018 TT Coupe and 2018 Q3 earn the Women’s Choice “reliable” award in coupe and crossover categories HERNDON, Virginia – Four 2018 Audi models – the Audi A3 Cabriolet, A3 Sportback e-tron, TT Coupe and Q3 – are being hono...

Disappointment for Audi in Formula E opener

source: Audi Sport Winner Daniel Abt excluded after alleged administrative mistake of the team Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler announces appeal Lucas di Grassi without points in season opener The turbulent Formula E season opener in Hong Kong ended in disappointment for Audi. On Sunday night, Daniel Abt was stripped of the victory he had deservedly clinched on track in the worldwide electric racing series due to an alleged administrative mistake. Team Audi Sport ABT Scha...