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Audi E-bike Debut Soon; Smartphone Used for Electronic Control

May 14, 2012 / No Comments

You might get to have a first look at the Audi’s new e-bike prototype in a few days from now. The model will get unveiled at Wörthersee in Carinthia, Austria. During the demo, the bike’s performance and other features are expected to be discussed in detail. Biker Julien Dupont and downhill specialist Petra Bernhard is all set to showcase their stunts ...

Audi A6 L e-tron Hybrid Concept on Show at Beijing

April 24, 2012 / No Comments

Audi’s introduction of the A6 L e-tron concept at the Beijing Auto Show 2012 comes across as a big step in the hybrid car scenario. The new hybrid electronic technology that was revealed at the show caught everyone’s eye for more than just the extended wheelbase version of the car maker’s A6. The hydrid concept will sport a 2-litre four-cylinder engine ...

Audi A4 and Q7 to Sport e-Tron Option

March 2, 2012 / No Comments

Audi is planning to implement the eTron option in its upcoming A4 and Q7 models. Company chairman Rubert Stadler has been heard saying that Audi has plans to bring in the eTron technology in other models from next year onwards. First unveiled at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show the ‘e-tron’ name has been applied to a number of cutting-edge concept ...

Audi Ropes in WiTricity to Take Wireless Charging to the Forefront

March 1, 2012 / No Comments

Driving an Audi is not a big event, but going large distances without a single drop of gasoline inside its belly sounds amazing. Audi EVs are the stars of today and the only thing that keeps people away from Audi EVs is the charging dilemma. To mitigate that problem, Audi is tying up with WiTricity in bringing wireless charging into ...

Audi e-Tron Pilot Program Officially Debuts [Video]

February 28, 2012 / No Comments

Audi has announced their battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron pilot program in the US in a bid to define a progressive e-mobility driver experience for premium car buyers. Audi made the announcement of the engineering-based pilot program for the A3 e-tron at TED2012 in Long Beach, California, where it is presenting a vision for the role transportation will play in the ...

80th Le Mans will see Hybrid Drives from Audi

February 8, 2012 / No Comments

A look at racing history would reveal that Audi has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans a total of ten times since 2000 and is, as a result, the most successful brand in the recent history of the race. Audi competes in the 80th running of the 24 Hours ofLe Manson June 16 and 17, 2012 with a total ...

Audi R8 e-tron Interior Image Leaks

January 9, 2012 / No Comments

Audi has always tried to sustain the market’s interest on their new R8 e-Tron. They had even brought in a near-production model to the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. They called it the "technology demonstrator" and showed off its four electric motors and a new exterior design. The pre-production model we saw featured a new grille, new carbon fiber front and rear ...

Audi Urban Concept Photos Surface; May Go into Production

August 30, 2011 / No Comments

Even as we wait to see Audi’s Urban Concept debut at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show, a bunch of photos of the car in coupe and roadster form have shown up. This is apart from details Audi earlier released about this electric commuter. The automaker seems to have some serious plans for a production model of this electric concept soon. Though ...

Audi A4 plug-in hybrid in the Works; May Arrive by 2014

August 23, 2011 / No Comments

More information has started popping up regarding the Audi A4 slated for 2014 release. We hear the next generation Audi A4 is likely to be built on the carmaker’s lightweight MLB Evo platform. This will considerably reduce the cars weight, notably around 300 pounds less than the weight of the present Audi A4. But then, slashing down the weight wouldn’t affect ...

Audi Urban Concept Employs e-tron Technology

August 11, 2011 / No Comments

See the design posted along side? Doesn’t that ring a bell? Okay, let’s tell you. This design sketch is possibly of the same concept vehicle that surfaced during a video-shoot in Berlin two days ago. Audi calls it the Urban Concept and the car is an open wheel, 1+1 electric urban cruiser with the passenger seat to the right and slightly ...