Newest Audi e-tron Models, the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron, Receive IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78770"] source: Audi of America Audi’s 4th and 5th fully electric model introductions meet criteria  to receive the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 2022 TOP SAFETY PICK+ award Both 2022 and 2023 model year Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron models meet requirements for highest honors from IIHS Q4 e-tron models join the e-tron and e-tron Sportback which already achieved highest rating The IIHS has announc...

Audi Now With More Fully Electric Models Than Any Other Manufacturer With Start of Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron Sales

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76954"] source: Audi of America The Q4 40 e-tron arrives as a new rear-wheel drive variant of the Q4 e-tron SUV for the 2023 model year Audi Q4 40 e-tron has an EPA-estimated range of 265 miles   Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron join Audi electric portfolio making premium electrification more attainable than ever Audi of America today announced that the anticipated on sale date for the 2023 Q4 e-tron portfolio has arrived. The Q4 e-tron...

First Drive: Initial Impressions of the Audi Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76910"] by: George Achorn, photos: Audi of America The reason I’ve been traveling in Los Angles is mainly to drive this. It’s the new Audi Q4, based on the Volkswagen Group MEB scalable electric chassis matrix. As you may have surmised from the name, it fills the position between Q3 and Q5 crossovers, closer in exterior dimensions to Q3 and closer to the Q5 in interior room due to the more efficient use of space thanks to the electric drivetr...

Event Report: L’oe Show 2021

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74415"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. L'oe Show 2022 registration is open. You can register here. Jamie Orr, better known for his YouTube channel and European car importation, jokes that the name of his hometown “Pottstown” may be apropos given the number of potholes on the s...

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...

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...

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...

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-...

The Audi Q4 e-tron’s Success Story: In Its Transition to Electromobility, Audi Is Turning to Synergies Within the Whole Group

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64631"] source: Audi AG Audi, Volkswagen, and Cupra models are coming from the same assembly lines Audi Board Member for Production and Logistics Peter Kössler: “Synergy makes the economical transition to emissions-free premium mobility possible in proverbial Audi quality.” Dr. Stefan Loth, Chairman of the Board of Volkswagen Saxony: “We have successfully transformed into a multi-brand location that will soon have six electric cars” ...

Q4 e-tron Series Adds New All-Wheel-Drive Model

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62645"] source: Audi AG Q4 45 e-tron now available to preorder Audi Q4 45 e-tron quattro1 with 195 kW* rounds out drive system portfolio Customers can now order Q4 Sportback 40 e-tron2 with a range of up to 534 km (WLTP) All Q4 e-tron models certified as “carbon-neutral products” The Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron are the first compact electric SUVs from the brand with the fou...

Audi CEO Duesmann at Berlin Climate Conference: Accelerated Transition to e-mobility

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61901"] source: Audi AG Starting in 2026, Audi will only launch new all-electric models on the global market Audi will phase out production of the last internal combustion engines by 2033 Audi CEO Duesmann at Climate Neutrality Foundation conference: “Audi is ready to make its decisive and powerful move into the electric age.” Production of Audi’s final completely newly developed combustion engine model will start in just four years. A...

We’ve Got the Hang of It

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60839"] source: Audi AG Effortless, precise, controlled – the steering philosophy at Audi New generation of steering wheels with touch screens and capacitive grip recognition Steering assistance functions for added safety and increased comfort Focus on sportiness and manageability – in the technology as well as the design The steering wheel is almost as old as the automobile itself. And it is a given that a vehicle will drive in the dire...

Start of Production for Audi Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59404"] source: Audi AG Production of the Audi brand’s first electric SUV gets under way in Germany Modular electric drive matrix creates synergies and spaciousness Carbon-neutral production at the multi-brand plant in Zwickau Audi goes “back to its roots”: In Zwickau in Saxony, the birthplace of this long-standing German company, production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has finally started. The fully electric compact model is the fi...

Spied: Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 e-tron Sportback plus Interior Shots

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58875"] The Audi Q4 is getting closer to its debut! We shown you many spy photos of the exterior and a couple of photos of the interior. We have some new photos showing the Audi Q4 e-tron and its Sportback sibling during testing . As you can see the outside is still looking as usual with the camouflage so luckily we have some new photos showing off the interior instead.

Audi Ends 2020 with the Most Successful Quarter in the Company’s History

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57128"] source: Audi AG Over 500,000 cars delivered between October and December A total of 1.69 million delivered worldwide in a challenging year New best figures in China: 727,358 cars (+5,4%) Hildegard Wortmann, Board Member for Sales and Marketing: “We aim for further growth in 2021” AUDI AG ended 2020 with the most successful quarter-year in the company’s history for cars delivered: between October and December the company supplie...

Project e-tron: Winter Mode Engaged

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56402"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro magazine, please join Audi Club here.  When the winter of 2019 was setting in, acquiring a set of winter tires for Project e-tron wasn’t terribly high on the list. We’d just made the considerable expenditure of buying the car and we hoped to make it through the...

Audi Q4 e-tron and Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron Spied Inside and Out

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55152"] We have some new photos showing both the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron and the regular Q4 e-tron out on testing. The Q4 e-tron brothers are no secret anymore for most of you as we have spied them both before (Q4 e-tron) (Q4 Sportback e-tron) but this time we also managed to get a look inside two of them. We can see that the look of the interior differs both from the one seen in the VW ID.4 as well as the Skoda Enyaq iV and resembles the look o...

Marc Lichte’s Audi e-Design

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54066"] source: Audi AG Electromobility is changing the automotive design of the future. Marc Lichte, Head of Audi Design, on the most important features in the exterior design of the Audi e-tron. “Times have never been as exciting for us car designers as they are today. Right now is the best time to rethink automotive design, to redesign it - in short: to lead automotive design into the future. The transformation to electromobility paves th...

Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, the Sportier Q4 e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53039"] Meet the Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, the sportier Q4 e-tron. We have some new photos showing both the Audi Q4 e-tron and the Q4 Sportback e-tron testing. The Q4 e-tron is no secret anymore for most of you but for the Sportback version, its our first sighting. We spied both Q4 versions testing together in the Austrian Alps. And as usual with most Sportback versions it’s a more coupe-ish looking sibling of the regular car. [gallery link="...

The Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49168"] source: Audi AG Audi presents Coupé variant of Q4 e-tron as a concept car Versatile efficiency technologies enable ranges over 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) Production version to be launched in 2021 as the Audi brand’s seventh electric model From a technical perspective, they are identical twins, but in terms of their shape, they each have their own unmistakable and characteristic features: The Audi Q4 e-tron&...