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Audi A7 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Likely to Hit Testing Mode this August

June 3, 2013 / No Comments

There’s no stopping Audi, when it comes to innovative and powerful plans. If you have been tracking news about the automotive industry, you would know that in March, Volkswagen AG CEO Martin Winterkorn had expressed his concern over the cost and infrastructure associated with building hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Audi doesn’t seem to be perturbed, though. The luxury car maker has ...

Audi R18 E-tron Quattro Long Tailed Prototype Tested for Le Mans

April 29, 2013 / No Comments

Audi R18 E-tron Quattro’s third prototype for the Le Mans tracks is designed with low downforce and sports a long-tail body. In short, it is aerodynamically modified from the older two versions. Going by the manufacturer’s words, the rear extension aka “long tail” is optimized for performance in high-speed Le Mans tracks. The third version will make a 6 hour run ...

VW to Roll Out Six Plug-in Hybrids, Starting 2014

March 20, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen has revealed plans to launch at least 6 new plug-in hybrid models, starting 2014. The new plug-in hybrid vehicles is expected to play a big role in the carmaker’s emphasis towards e-mobility. The new models will include two Volkswagen models, probably a plug-in hybrid version of the European Passat and a plug-in hybrid Golf.  Though the exact number hasn’t been ...

Audi A3 SportBack G-Tron is Eco-friendly and Fuel-efficient

March 14, 2013 / No Comments

Audi has an eye on the future and is now rolling out cars that are powerful as well as mission-free, a requirement for most brands to survive in future. The most interesting fact about the all-new G-Tron model is that it uses Audi's innovative carbon-neutral compressed natural gas called e-gas. Previously called A3 TCNG, we first heard about this technology last ...

Audi A3 E-tron Plug-in Hybrid Set for Geneva Show Unveiling

February 22, 2013 / No Comments

Audi is all set to unveil its A3 e-tron concept car, at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Unlike their last e-tron (electric model) the new model will be a plug-in hybrid. This plug-in hybrid will feature a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine and 75-kilowatt electric motor. The motor is positioned between the internal combustion engine and the machine's six-speed dual-clutch transmission and ...

Audi R10 Diesel Hybrid Supercar in the Works

November 26, 2012 / No Comments

German carmaker Audi is considering a diesel hybrid supercar that would be slotted above the R8 in the line-up. The company believes there is definitely room for a super sports car, and if it could be a diesel hybrid, it will be a hot-seller. The new diesel car will try to grab a place among giants such as Porsche 918 Spyder, ...

Audi 2013 A3 Hatchback Revealed Ahead of Paris Show

September 26, 2012 / No Comments

Audi has shown off its much-awaited five-door version of the third-generation A3 hatchback.  Christened A3 Sportback, the new car will make its appearance at 2012 Paris Motor Show later this week. Sporting looks similar to Audi’s three-door cousin, the new vehicle boasts a subtly evolved interior elegance, longer wheelbase and more interior space. The new machine sports admirable weight savings of ...

Audi A1 e-tron Hybrid Concept Being Tested

September 24, 2012 / No Comments

After the successful trial of A1 e-tron on the roads of Munich, Germany, Audi is now moving to the next stage of experimenting with their vehicles. Audi has announced a Dual-Mode Hybrid A1 e-tron concept car that has a conventional engine and two electric motors. The latest version of the concept adopts conventional 1.5-liter, 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine. The engine is ...

Audi Cancels All-Electric A2, A1 E-Tron Projects

June 7, 2012 / No Comments

We know that Audi did not promise us the production version of its all-electric A2 project. Still, the auto world expected to see the vehicle hitting the market soon. Well folks, the latest news is that the project will be shelved by the manufacturer.  As per the reports from Car Magazine, Audi is cancelling all-electric A2 project, and the reason behind ...

Audi A3 E-Tron Pilot Project Test Drive on Video

June 5, 2012 / No Comments

Audi has recently uploaded a video that showcases the details of its e-tron pilot project. This project is the battery-electric version of the A3 hatchback. If you watch the video posted below, you will get to see many drivers who get to test drive the new edition. The video runs for a total two minutes. It has the test-drivers, based in Golden, ...

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