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Audi Confirms Plans to Go All-Electric By 2026

Audi Confirms Plans to Go All-Electric By 2026

Audi became the latest automaker to announce plans to shift to focusing entirely on electrified vehicles by 2026 and to stop manufacturing gasoline-powered vehicles by 2033.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-27 16:00 PT

Audi and its Partners Demonstrate C-V2X Connected Vehicle Technology to Increase Safety Around School Buses

Audi and its Partners Demonstrate C-V2X Connected Vehicle Technology to Increase Safety Around School Buses

Audi of America and partners, Qualcomm, Applied Information, Commsignia, bus manufacturer Blue Bird, and others have announced the completion of a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) deployment in Alpharetta, Georgia, designed to alert drivers to nearby school buses. The C- V2X technology can alert a driver when they’re entering an active school zone or approaching a school bus to reduce risks for children and other road users.

Eric Walz2021-05-20 12:15 PT

The Audi A7 PHEV Named Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of 2021 by U.S. News & World Report

The Audi A7 PHEV Named Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of 2021 by U.S. News & World Report

The 2021 A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) from Volkswagen’s ’s luxury brand Audi has been recognized as the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of 2021​. Other vehicles that made the list include the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV, which was crowned the best electric car, and Tesla Model Y as best luxury electric vehicle.

FutureCar Staff 2021-05-04 15:15 PT

Audi Will Reportedly Stop Developing Internal Combustion Engines

Audi Will Reportedly Stop Developing Internal Combustion Engines

This doesn’t mean that Audi will stop selling gasoline-powered cars, it just means that it won’t be pouring money into developing new internal combustion engines.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-03-22 06:40 PT

Audi Unveils the New e-tron GT and RS Fully-Electric Performance Sedans

Audi Unveils the New e-tron GT and RS Fully-Electric Performance Sedans

​German automaker Audi unveiled its new, fully-electric e-tron models on Tuesday the GT and RS. Both versions are a stunning examples of the types of battery-powered vehicles the luxury arm of Volkswagen plans to offer in the future as the auto industry heads towards electrification. Audi's new electric sedans are also positioned to become strong competitors to Tesla’s flagship Model S.

Eric Walz2021-02-09 15:20 PT

Audi Expands Electrified Lineup With Plug-In Hybrid Version of A7 Sedan

Audi Expands Electrified Lineup With Plug-In Hybrid Version of A7 Sedan

More powerful and, hopefully, more efficient than its gas-powered siblings, the A7 PHEV will join plug-in hybrid versions of the Q5 and A8.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-07-21 06:00 PT

Audi Reveals Q4 Sportback e-tron Concept with Coupe-Like Styling

Audi Reveals Q4 Sportback e-tron Concept with Coupe-Like Styling

Earlier this week, Audi unveiled the Q4 Sportback e-tron Concept that will be based on the already announced Q4 e-tron, but with a more rakish design.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-07-11 07:30 PT

Audi Vehicles Can Now Communicate with Traffic Lights in Düsseldorf, Germany

Audi Vehicles Can Now Communicate with Traffic Lights in Düsseldorf, Germany

Audi announced that the German city of Düsseldorf will become the second European city after Ingolstadt where drivers can use Audi’s Traffic Light Information service, which allows Audi vehicles to communicate directly with traffic signals. The system uses machine learning algorithms to optimize traffic flow.

Eric Walz2020-02-05 11:05 PT

Audi’s Latest PPE Platform Is Part of a Four-Pronged EV Approach

Audi’s Latest PPE Platform Is Part of a Four-Pronged EV Approach

The Premium Platform Electric platform is being produced with some help from Porsche and will help Volkswagen Group come out with numerous electric cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-13 06:00 PT

Latest Audi Study Finds Consumers Are Interested in Autonomous Vehicles

Latest Audi Study Finds Consumers Are Interested in Autonomous Vehicles

The survey questioned 21,000 participants over nine countries and found that those in Generation Z, individuals under 24 years old, were the most interested in self-driving cars.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-30 07:00 PT

Audi’s AI:Trail Quattro Concept Is the Autonomous, EV That Looks out of This World

Audi’s AI:Trail Quattro Concept Is the Autonomous, EV That Looks out of This World

The automaker’s latest concept looks like it’s out of a science-fiction movie, which has us wondering what exactly will make it to commercial vehicles from this concept.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-14 11:45 PT

Audi Close to Solidifying EV Battery Deal With China’s BYD, Report

Audi Close to Solidifying EV Battery Deal With China’s BYD, Report

BYD Co. is looking for lithium-ion batteries for its electric vehicles and the Chinese company is currently negotiating a deal with Audi.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-09-08 06:00 PT

Audi Unveils e-tron Electric Scooter, Skateboard Combo

Audi Unveils e-tron Electric Scooter, Skateboard Combo

Luxury automaker is entering the booming e-scooter market. The company revealed today a new electric scooter/skateboard called the e-tron Scooter, which combines the power of a battery-powered scooter with the agility of a traditional skateboard.

FutureCar Staff 2019-08-05 15:15 PT

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

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