World Premiere: Revolution In The Underground Park – Volkswagen Lets Its Charging Robots Loose

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40807"] source: Volkswagen Group Volkswagen Group Components presents a new and visionary charging concept Mobile robots will charge electric vehicles completely autonomously in future Every parking space can become a charging point Volkswagen provides a glimpse into the future in which the search for charging stations for electric cars comes to an end. Volkswagen Group Components’ mobile charging robot takes over this task – and drives...

Bentley EXP 100 GT – Working In Partnership For A Future Of Sustainable Luxury Mobility

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37198"] source: Bentley Bentley’s vision of the future sets the benchmark for sustainability Luxurious cabin includes finest intelligently curated materials All-electric concept car an environmental showcase Bentley partners with world’s leading experts in sustainable materials Sustainable future includes 5,000-year-old Copper Infused Riverwood 100% organic leather-like textile a bi-product of wine-making British Farmed Wool carpets and embr...

Auto Express: Audi TT Set To Morph Into All-Electric Crossover

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37077"] source: Auto Express, renders: Auto Express, photos: Audi of America Audi bosses have finally settled on a proposal for the next-generation TT, which will morph into a fully electric crossover, Auto Express can reveal. There has been a fierce boardroom battle within the German company over how the next TT should evolve. It’s been a debate that has raged since 2014 when the firm’s then-boss, Rupert Stadler (who was later char...

New Volkswagen ID. R Makes Its Debut at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

source: Volkswagen Motorsports Following last year’s record at Pikes Peak, the ID. R has been redeveloped to set the electric lap record on the Nürburgring Volkswagen launches ID. R virtual racing simulator on RaceRoom Wolfsburg —The Volkswagen ID. R electric race car makes its world debut today, having been in continuous development following last year’s success at setting the outright record at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Denver, Colorado. The racing ...

Take Charge: Audi e-tron prototype – Recuperation Test

[source: Audi AG] Highly efficient: up to 30 percent more range thanks to energy recuperation World premiere in electric cars: the electrohydraulically integrated brake control system Strong performance: up to 300 kW and from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in less than six seconds The Audi e-tron prototype combines enormous power and high efficiency. With a system output of up to 300 kW, the full-size SUV with a fully electric drive accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (...

New Era: Audi Hungaria Starts Series Production of Electric Motors

[source: Audi AG] Production of electric motors is a key milestone along the way to electric mobility Audi Board of Management Member for Production Peter Kössler: “Production of electric motors is strategically important in the company’s transformation process” Achim Heinfling, Managing Director of Audi Hungaria: “We are taking on a pioneering role in the production of electric motors” A new era is starting at Audi Hungaria. On Tuesday, series prod...

Volkswagen Shares Footage From I.D. R Pikes Peak Record-Breaking Run

[source: Volkswagen Motorsports] Volkswagen just released video shot from a helicopter of the record breaking run by the I.D. R Pikes Peak and Romain Dumas. The sound seems to be coming from in-car footage so maybe Volkswagen will be releasing that soon. Until then, enjoy the video of the incredible 7m 57.148s run - Editor Herndon, VA — On June 24th, Volkswagen made motorsports history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Today, video of the entire record-breaking run is ava...

ABT RS6-E: Into The Future With A Double Heart: 1,018 HP In The ABT Prototype

[source: ABT  Sportline] Will we still be able to refer to car enthusiasts as "petrolheads" in the future? Or will they be seduced by the whisper-quiet punch of electric drives? ABT Sportsline uses a fully operational prototype to provide an exciting glimpse of the future of tuning. The worldwide largest tuner for Audi and Volkswagen vehicles shows how to bring the best of both worlds together. The car, which is based on an already tuned ABT Audi RS6, pushes not only the limits of perfor...

Chill out: Audi e-tron prototype alone on the big stage + Photo Gallery

[source: Audi AG] Premium-class comfort: elegant interior design and lots of room Digitalization in a new form: optional virtual exterior mirrors Setting the tone: electric drive for first-class acoustics and superb sound experience Driver and passengers experience their surroundings in a whole new dimension in the Audi e-tron prototype. In addition to its generous space and the stylishly reduced design, Audi’s first electric car offers a high level of calm and, in ...

Streamline: Audi e-tron prototype with Decisive Aerodynamics

[source: Audi AG] Electric car with sophisticated aerodynamics concept: drag coefficient of 0.28 Important factor particularly on long journeys: drag For the first time in a volume-production car: virtual exterior mirrors as a high-end option The better an electric car’s aerodynamics, the further it travels: With a drag coefficient of 0.28, the Audi e-tron prototype achieves a top result in the SUV segment. This figure is a decisive factor in the everyday range of m...

Volkswagen Group Is Headed Back To Pikes Peak But It’s Not What You Think

source: Volkswagen of America, intro: Bill Cho Say 'Pikes Peak' to an Audi fan and visions of Michele Mouton, John Buffum, Bobby Unser, Walter Rohrl, and, of course, the Sport quattro E2 Pikes Peak pop into their head. Volkswagen Group is headed back to Pikes Peak but this time it's Volkswagen leading the charge with an electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak. The driver of this car should be familiar to Audi Sport fans, Romain Dumas. Dumas won the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Audi ...

Audi e-tron Prototype Unveiled at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show (Gallery & Videos)

source: Audi AG Audi unveils the prototype for its first all-electric model at the Geneva Motor Show. The sporty SUV combines the space and comfort of a typical luxury car with a range suitable for everyday use. Until the start of series production, almost 250 development vehicles will complete testing under extreme conditions worldwide. Specially camouflaged prototypes kick off the chase for the most spectacular photos. The Audi e-tron prototype offers a prev...

Spy Shots of the upcoming e-tron quattro concept E-SUV by Auto motor und sport

words: Bill Cho, photos: Auto motor und sport (above) and Audi Germany (below) Auto motor und sport captured the heavily camouflaged e-tron quattro concept recently. Introduced at the 2015 International Motor Show (IAA), the E-SUV is expected to hit the German market in August 2018. Check out more photos after the jump on auto-motor-und-sport.de. [gallery columns="8" ids="6779,6780,6778,6781,6784,6785,6786,6791"]