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The second e-Tron model in Audi’s growing line of electric vehicles will be built at the brand’s Brussels factory, starting in 2019. “With the decision on the Audi e-tron Sportback, we are showing that Audi takes the issue of electric mobility seriously,” said Dr. Hubert Waltl, head of logistics. “A second battery-electric model will lead […]

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Audi wants an electric supercar, and the company would like to have it sooner rather than later. The information comes from Peter Mertens, new to Audi and its head of technical development. Mertens told Car and Driver that “it is part of our plans.” He added that he wants to have that supercar in a […]

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Jaguar recently gave a closer look at its battery-electric I-Pace concept it plans to debut in 2018 by setting it loose on the streets of London. Introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November, the I-Pace is Jaguar’s first all-electric vehicle and second crossover SUV, following the larger conventionally powered F-Pace. “Driving the concept […]

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Audi has confirmed its all-electric e-tron quattro SUV will come to market next year with “300 miles” range, and possibly more. Introduced as a pre-production concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2015, the production version will be among the first premium all-electric SUVs, joining the Tesla Model X and the planned Jaguar I-Pace. For […]

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Audi coined the e-tron name in 2009 for an electric concept car based on the R8 supercar, and apparently likes it so much all future battery electric vehicles will carry the name with no other letters or numbers attached. The information comes from a recent interview that British car magazine Autocar had with Audi CEO […]

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Audi has revealed its all-electric e-tron quattro Concept on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Three electric motors, one on the front axle and two in the rear, put out a total of 429 horsepower, though 496 hp and 590 pound-feet of torque are accessible while using the SUV’s boost feature. The sprint […]

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The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron has been named the car with the most stable residual value in its class. This according to Auto Bild magazine and market research institute Schwacke, in Germany. The A3 e-tron stood out with the best residual value forecast among the compact cars, receiving the title “Wertmeister 2015.” Every year, Auto Bild […]

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Audi scores awards with its plug-in hybrid strategy. The German automaker scored first place with the A3 Sportback e-tron and the TT offroad concept car at the eCar Awards by Auto Bild and Auto Test magazines. The Audi A3 Sportback e‑tron was the winner in the “Best Plug-In Hybrid – Production Vehicles” category while the Audi TT offroad concept made the best […]

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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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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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