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Audi will reportedly introduce an e-tron version of its flagship A8 limousine, set to debut sometime next year as a 2016 model. According to Auto Express, the A8 e-tron will be a full plug-in hybrid that uses Audi’s new 3.0-liter diesel V6 as its heart, rather than the gasoline V6 currently used in the regular […]

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Will the electric car market be the most important sector in the next 10 years? Nearly 40 percent of BMW, Audi, Mercedes and Jaguar drivers said they would buy, or seriously consider buying, an all-electric car capable of 300 miles from one charge from their brand. This statement comes from UK Web site WeLoveAnyCar.com. The […]

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Audi Sport Abt’s Lucas di Grassi led the second official test for the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park. di Grassi set his best time in the afternoon session to outpace day one leader, Sebastien Buemi of team e.dams-Renault. Belgian racer Jerome d’Ambrosio, testing for China Racing, topped the morning timesheets with a […]

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Audi reached its goal of reducing fuel consumption while competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The company’s R18 e-tron quattro clinched its 2014 Le Mans victory while consuming 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. Audi said it saved energy through the use of technologies such as optimized aerodynamics, 45 kilograms less […]

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Audi introduced the latest generation of its 3.0 TDI engine at the 35th International Vienna Motor Symposium, held May 8 and 9. The German automaker said the new V6 diesel boasts innovative solutions in many fields of technology. “TDI engines are a central part of our technology mix for the mobility of tomorrow,” said As […]

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Imagine having a diesel-hybrid racecar drive by your side while commuting. That is what happened to drivers around France’s town of Le Castellet. Audi’s Audi R18 e-tron quattro began the 2014 WEC season not on the legendary race track in Western France but in public traffic. Audi said factory driver Tom Kristensen, with nine victories […]

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Audi is getting involved in a tracking tool hoping to reduce emissions while commuting. MIT, in partnership with Audi and GE, launched HubCab, which it describes as a transportation tracking tool aimed at reducing commuting congestion, decreasing vehicle emissions and lowering the cost of mobility infrastructure. HubCab explained it tracks more than 150 million taxi […]

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Audi is aiming to make driving through cities easier and more fuel efficient through the use of traffic light recognition technology. The company says this technology could make driving through towns and cities far more fluid and free of annoying and economy-denting red light punctuation. Audi explained its Online traffic light information harnesses the power […]

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Audi of America and AT&T announced prices of the data plans for their in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection. Available in the new 2015 A3 sedan, which debuts this month, both companies will enable the first-ever in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection in North America. Audi stated the data plans will be competitively priced, starting at $99 […]

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In 2014, Audi’s two diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro racecars competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be relying on electrified four-wheel drive. “Innovations only become pioneering achievements when they’re successfully used and others start to adopt them,” said Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Audi, like no other manufacturer, has repeatedly achieved […]

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