Audi Stories May 6
Audi developed an interesting all-in-one electric vehicle charging system with batteries built inside a container with a gull-wing-like door system. expand full story
Audi Stories May 5
The Audi Q4 e-tron, the four-ring brand’s next electric SUV, is going to start at just $45,000, according to a new report. expand full story
Audi Stories May 4
Despite all the hype about high levels of vehicle autonomy, drivers always need to keep their hands on the wheel. Audi had planned to be the first automaker to introduce so-called Level 3 autonomy, where you could take your eyes off the road and let the car drive. But the combination of legislative uncertainty and a patchwork approach to the technology led the German automaker to give up self-driving plans for the next A8 due next year.
Audi Stories April 30
Audi announced today that the Sportback version of its e-tron EV will hit dealerships this summer with a starting price of $77,400. The extra few thousand dollars above the existing e-tron SUV brings a sleeker sportback silhouette and a boost to 218 miles of range.
Audi Stories April 2
BMW and Mercedes-Benz will both have pure-electric, large luxury sedans in the next year or two. Those models will join the Tesla Model S in the field of full-size EV sedans. But Audi this week said that it decided against an all-electric A8. Instead, the German luxury brand will equip the A8 with a plug-in hybrid with about 30 miles of electric range.
Audi Stories April 1
We’re coming up on the first anniversary of Audi announcing its plans to introduce 20 new EVs in the next four years. The Volkswagen luxury brand yesterday posted a summary of its plans, repeating the goal of making 800,000 EVs a year by 2025 – using, count ‘em, four different EV platforms.
It might seem strange to have more platforms than cars at this stage. But Audi told us about the method to their madness.
Audi Stories February 28
Geneva Motor Show decided to cancel this year’s event because of the coronavirus, but we are still going to see a few of the electric cars that were going to be unveiled at the show. expand full story
Audi is unveiling its new e-tron S models and the company claims that they will be “the first electric cars worldwide with three motors in mass production.” expand full story
Audi Stories February 21
Audi confirmed that it is temporarily suspending production of its e-tron electric SUV due to supply problems. Battery cell supply issues are suspected. expand full story
Audi Stories February 11
An oil change is one of several maintenance items that electric vehicle owners don’t have to worry about. So it’s rather surprising that Audi e-tron electric SUVs are warning their owners that they are going to need oil changes. expand full story