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Audi Recalling Electric e-tron SUV Over Battery Fire Risk

Audi Recalling Electric e-tron SUV Over Battery Fire Risk

Things continue to get worse for Audi’s first all-electric SUV, as the automaker has issued a recall over a possible fire risk.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-06-15 06:00 PT

Audi e-tron Hits Another Snag, Delayed Because of Battery Shortage

Audi e-tron Hits Another Snag, Delayed Because of Battery Shortage

Audi’s first electric vehicle has been delayed again. This time, it’s because of a battery shortage from its supplier LG Chem.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-24 06:00 PT

Audi Turning to Green Factory to Manufacture EVs

Audi Turning to Green Factory to Manufacture EVs

Electric vehicles may be more efficient and produce less emissions than cars with internal combustion engines, but manufacturing the cars produces much more emissions. Audi’s looking to make manufacturing its EVs more friendly to the environment.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-11 03:00 PT

Ahead of the e-tron Launch, Audi Launches Ad Campaign to Clarify Misconceptions About EVs

Ahead of the e-tron Launch, Audi Launches Ad Campaign to Clarify Misconceptions About EVs

With next month’s anticipated launch of the new fully-electric Audi e-tron SUV, the luxury German automaker kicked off a nationwide ad campaign this week to clear up some of the misconceptions the public has about electric vehicles.

FutureCar Staff 2019-04-09 19:07 PT

Audi e-tron is the First EV Using the EEBUS Standard for Charging

Audi e-tron is the First EV Using the EEBUS Standard for Charging

Audi is promoting a new standard for how Internet of Thing (IoT) devices, smart homes and electric cars can communicate with each other. The upcoming Audi e-tron is the first electric car whose charging system uses the new EEBUS communication standard.

Eric Walz2019-01-31 18:00 PT

Audi’s Autonomous Intelligent Driving Unit to Collaborate with Luminar on LiDAR

Audi’s Autonomous Intelligent Driving Unit to Collaborate with Luminar on LiDAR

Audi’s Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmBH (AID), the subsidiary of luxury automaker Audi focused on developing self-driving technology, has announced a partnership with LiDAR startup Luminar Technologies. As part of the partnership with Audi, Luminar will provide the forward-facing high-resolution and long-range LiDAR technology for Audi vehicles with autonomous driving capability.

Eric Walz2018-12-18 12:13 PT

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

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