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Audi is happy with the performance of its electrified R18 e-tron quattro race car, having just completed the only testing opportunity in preparation of the Le Mans 24 Hours at the La Sarthe race track. The three R18 e-tron quattro cars ran a total of 284 laps, which represents a tad over 3,870 kilometers (2,405 […]

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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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Motorsport is changing and racing drivers, just like everyday daily drivers, will now need to pay more attention to the amount of fuel and energy they are using. When the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid-diesel race car will be pitted against its competitors in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi factory drivers […]

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Audi is launching a five-year, €22 billion ($30.4 billion) investment initiative of which 70 percent will be dedicated to new models and new technologies, between 2014 and 2018. The company explained the expenditures will flow into new models, innovations and the continuous expansion of the worldwide production network. 70 percent of the investments is intended […]

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Just as carmakers such as Mercedes-Benz and others are touting LED headlights as an improvement over HID, Audi and BMW have one-upped the game with a pure-light solution – lasers. Lasers offer as much as twice the visibility range of a conventional light with five-times the brightness of previous technology, says BMW of the optional […]

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Today Audi presented the diesel-powered Audi nanuk quattro concept show car at the IAA in Frankfurt. With this crossover concept, Audi wants to combine the dynamics of a high-performance sports car with the company’s quattro expertise on the road, on the race track and also off-road. Audi’s V10 TDI engine has been chosen for power […]

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Audi’s R18 e-tron quattro will be celebrating both a debut and a farewell this coming weekend: it will contest the 12-hour race at Sebring (Florida) for the first time and at the same time, it is provisionally the LMP1 sports car’s final appearance in the North American endurance classic. Audi said the race at Sebring […]

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