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Audi to Invest $16 Billion in Self-Driving Cars and E-Mobility Services

Audi to Invest $16 Billion in Self-Driving Cars and E-Mobility Services

Beginning next year and until the end of 2023, luxury automaker Audi plans to spend 14 billion euros ($16 billion) on self-driving technology, digitalization and e-mobility services.

FutureCar Staff 2018-12-04 11:39 PT

Audi Debuts its e-tron GT Concept, a 4-Door Electric Car Set to Rival Tesla

Audi Debuts its e-tron GT Concept, a 4-Door Electric Car Set to Rival Tesla

Luxury automaker Audi today became a formidable challenger to Tesla, when it debuted the all-electric e-tron GT 4-door sedan, the company’s second new all-electric vehicle. The GT concept was one of the most anticipated debuts at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show.

Eric Walz2018-11-28 16:53 PT

German Automaker Audi Fined $927 Million for Diesel Emission Violations

German Automaker Audi Fined $927 Million for Diesel Emission Violations

German premium car brand Audi, a division of Volkswagen, said it was fined 800 million euros ($927 million) on Tuesday for emission violations tied to its six and eight-cylinder diesel engines. The massive fine is expected to cut into the company’s profits for 2018.

FutureCar Staff 2018-10-16 18:32 PT

Audi Introduces Subscription Service in Texas

Audi Introduces Subscription Service in Texas

Audi is testing a new subscription program in Texas that costs $1,395 and gives users access to five different models: A4, A5 Convertible, S5 Coupe, Q5, and Q7.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-28 10:15 PT

Audi Unveils its Electric e-tron SUV at World Premier Event in San Francisco

Audi Unveils its Electric e-tron SUV at World Premier Event in San Francisco

Audi is finally ready to take on Tesla and other automakers with a luxury, battery-powered vehicle. At a world premier event held last night in San Francisco, Audi debuted its first fully-electric vehicle, the e-tron compact crossover. Futurecar was there for the unveiling.

Eric Walz2018-09-18 15:41 PT

Audi e-tron Will to Feature a Rearview Mirror With an Integrated Toll Module

Audi e-tron Will to Feature a Rearview Mirror With an Integrated Toll Module

Besides being Audi’s first all-electric SUV, the new 2019 e-tron will be the automaker’s first vehicle to come with vehicle-to-vehicle infrastructure from Gentex in the form of an Integrated Toll Module.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-15 12:00 PT

Audi, Israeli Autonomous Startup Cognata Partner to Speed up Autonomous Vehicle Development

Audi, Israeli Autonomous Startup Cognata Partner to Speed up Autonomous Vehicle Development

Audi has announced a new partnership with autonomous vehicle simulation startup Cognata from Israel to speed up the development of self-driving cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-07-02 09:00 PT

German Luxury Brand Audi Will Build Cars at SAIC VW in China

German Luxury Brand Audi Will Build Cars at SAIC VW in China

Audi has purchased a 1 percent stake in SAIC Volkswagen Automotive, paving the way for the joint venture to build and sell Audi vehicles in China. SAIC Volkswagen was formed in 1984 in Shanghai. It is a joint venture between Germany and China.

Jacky Ho2018-06-29 14:10 PT

Audi & Hyundai to Team Up on Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Development

Audi & Hyundai to Team Up on Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Development

Hyundai Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit plan to partner on vehicle development and share patent licenses to “lead industry standards” on fuel cells, Hyundai said in a statement on Wednesday.

Paul Young2018-06-20 18:47 PT

Audi CEO Arrested in Germany Over Dieselgate Scandal

Audi CEO Arrested in Germany Over Dieselgate Scandal

The fallout from the diesel emission scandal continues to rock the Volkswagen and Audi brands. German police arrested the CEO of Audi, Rupert Stadler on Monday in connection with the ongoing investigation into Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal.

Eric Walz2018-06-18 13:14 PT

Audi's New e-tron SUV Improves on Aerodynamics, Gets 'Virtual Mirrors'

Audi's New e-tron SUV Improves on Aerodynamics, Gets 'Virtual Mirrors'

Audi’s new e-tron, the company’s first, fully electric SUV, will have cameras on the doors to replace the traditional, bulky mirror housings. Not only do the camera reduce drag to improve range, they increase safety by reducing blind spots by offered a wider view around the vehicle.

Jacky Ho2018-05-30 13:55 PT

Audi Expands Traffic Light Information system to 10 U.S. Cities

Audi Expands Traffic Light Information system to 10 U.S. Cities

Audi of America has announced the expansion of its Traffic Light Information (TLI) to two more cities—Phoenix, Arizona and areas of Kansas City, Kansas. With the addition of the two cities, more than 2,250 intersections across U.S. can communicate with Audi vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-05-11 11:41 PT

Audi Plans to Sell 800,000 EVs and Hybrid Cars by 2025

Audi Plans to Sell 800,000 EVs and Hybrid Cars by 2025

German automaker Audi announced its ambitious goals of selling 800,000 hybrid and electric vehicles by 2025. The company is looking to put the dieselgate scandal behind it and gain ground on electric carmaker Tesla in the premium electric vehicle category.

Jeremy Carlton2018-05-09 18:11 PT

Audi Plans to Fight Tesla With New e-tron Electric SUV

Audi Plans to Fight Tesla With New e-tron Electric SUV

Audi’s packed a lot of technology into its upcoming all-electric SUV in the hopes of coming up with a vehicle that can take down the Tesla Model X.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-27 08:15 PT

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo Goes From Virtual Reality to Real-Life Car

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo Goes From Virtual Reality to Real-Life Car

What started off as a simple concept for the Vision Gran Turismo program is now coming to life to act as a race taxi for Formula E.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-20 09:00 PT

High-Performance EV From Audi Coming in 2020

High-Performance EV From Audi Coming in 2020

Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann, who was previously with Lamborghini, confirmed plans for a performance electric vehicle from the company starting in 2020.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-12-23 11:30 PT

China’s Hanergy to Work With Audi on a Solar Roof for Electric Vehicles

China’s Hanergy to Work With Audi on a Solar Roof for Electric Vehicles

Luxury car manufacturer Audi and Alta Devices, a Silicon Valley based subsidiary of Hanergy Thin Film Power, announced a plan to work together to integrate solar cells into the panoramic glass roofs of Audi models.

Eric Walz2017-08-23 17:52 PT

The New Audi A8 to be the First Production Car With Level 3 Autonomy

The New Audi A8 to be the First Production Car With Level 3 Autonomy

Audi just unveiled its new flagship A8 at the Audi Summit in Barcelona, Spain.The new A8 will be the first production car developed specially for highly automated driving.

Eric Walz2017-07-11 17:38 PT

Audi Will Become the First to Test Self-Driving Cars in New York

Audi Will Become the First to Test Self-Driving Cars in New York

Unlike the majority of companies and automakers, Audi has plans to test its driverless cars in Albany, N.Y. later this June.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-06-10 09:15 PT

Audi and Volvo will use Android powered telematics in their new models

Audi and Volvo will use Android powered telematics in their new models

Google has just announced that that it will partner with Volvo and Audi on Android based, vehicle telematics systems. The embedded system will be based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and will work without requiring an Android phone present.

Eric Walz2017-05-15 12:12 PT