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First Porsche launched a plug-in sports hybrid, then BMW, and now Audi confirmed next year its second-generation R8 will come in plug-in hybrid as well as previously reported all-electric form. “We are able to make the R8 a plug-in hybrid,” said Audi board member for R&D Ulrich Hackenberg to CAR in Paris. “The Lamborghini Asterion […]

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Audi announced today it has begun taking orders in Europe for its first plug-in hybrid, the A3 Sportback e-tron. The car combines a 1.4-liter direct-injected turbocharged gas engine and electric motor for 204 rated horsepower. On the European NEDC test cycle, the A3 Sportback e-tron’s fuel consumption in accordance is 1.5 liters per 100 kilometers […]

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For all the talk of hybrid cars being a minority player, and comprising just around 3 percent of U.S. sales, in recent memory it’s become just as likely that when we eye for the first time a radical new ultra car concept, we almost expect it to have a hybrid powertrain. This has been the […]

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