The e-tron As Starting Signal: Audi Launches e-offensive

source: Audi AG Twelve production e-automobiles by 2025 Electric drive in all key market segments Expansion of plug-in portfolio The brand with the four rings is launching its electrification offensive with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron. By 2025 Audi will offer twelve automobiles with all-electric drive in the most important markets worldwide and achieve roughly one-third of its sales with electrified models. The SUVs in this portfolio include the e-tron and ...

Audi and Hyundai Intend Cooperation on the Development of Fuel Cell Technology

[source: Audi AG] Patent cross-licensing for accelerated development to volume production Audi Board Member for Technical Development Peter Mertens: “Want to achieve attractive cost structures for the breakthrough of the most systematic form of electric driving” Audi full-size SUV with fuel cell technology as first small series at the beginning of the next decade Ingolstadt/Seoul - AUDI AG and Hyundai Motor Group are driving the development of fuel cell technology....

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo: From the PlayStation To The Race Track

Virtuality turns into reality All-electric concept car to be used as race taxi in Formula E Audi’s Chief Development Officer Peter Mertens: “E-mobility is rapidly gaining importance” Neuburg a.d. Donau -  With the fully electric “Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo” concept car Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. Originally developed exclusively for virtual races on PlayStation 4, Audi is making the new race car reality i...

The Audi A8 is the “World Luxury Car 2018”

Flagship model wins prestigious award Ninth victory for Audi in the World Car Awards Audi Board Member for Development Peter Mertens: “The Audi A8 is an innovation driver for our entire industry.”' The Audi A8 is the “World Luxury Car 2018.” The win underscores the status of the brand’s flagship as the embodiment of “Vorsprung durch Technik.” The award ceremony took place Wednesday at the New York Auto Show. In their decision, the 82 jury mem...

Audi Squashes Rumors of the V6 R8

words: Bill Cho, photo: Audi AG We reported on Monday that an entry level R8 would be powered by a twin turbo V6 but now that rumor has been officially squashed by Audi. When asked by Road & Track about the future of the R8, an Audi spokesperson "unequivocally" told R&T that "there is no V6 planned for the R8." When The Drive followed up to that with an email, an Audi spokesperson confirmed R&T's report. "We can confirm that there is no V-6 in the product plan an...