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May is Audi of America’s Fourth-Best Sales Month Ever

by on 1 June 2016 in Audi News

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For the 65th month in a row, Audi has set a monthly sales record. With 18,728 vehicles sold, a number of models improved over their May 2015 figures. The standouts, though, were the Q3 and the Q7. “With the all-new Audi Q7 and Audi Q3 setting records for the month, sales of Audi luxury SUVs […] More…

Rupert Stadler Announces Audi to Invest €3B in Facilities, Launch 20 New and Updated Models in 2016

by on 12 May 2016 in Audi News

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This year will be an extremely busy one for Audi, as the brand will invest more than €3 billion in tech, manufacturing and new model development, in addition to releasing 20 completely new or updated vehicles.  CEO Rupert Stadler made the announcement at this morning’s Annual General Meeting, giving Audi insiders, company shareholders and members of […] More…

Solar Recharges A3 Sportback e-tron in Sacramento expo

by on 11 May 2016 in Audi News

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HERNDON, Virginia- The first Sacramento AltCar Ride & Drive Expo on Monday will feature the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. The hybrid will be plugged into an EV ARC solar-charging station, which will provide all the power the e-tron needs to show off its state-of-the-art credentials. The expo, sponsored by the Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition, will unfold […] More…

Audi Applauds German Government’s Interest in Tax Incentives for Electric Vehicles

by on 10 March 2016 in Industry News

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Following the news yesterday that the German Government is moving towards tax incentives to encourage the sale of electric cars, Audi AG is affirming its support for the measures. Bloomberg reported yesterday that following months of arguments on the topic, tax breaks on electric vehicles are coming out as the likely method of incentivizing the […] More…

Audi of America to Expand Electric Range with Q7 e-tron and C-BEV Believed Q6 e-tron

by on 29 February 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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When it comes to electric drive automobiles and hybrids, a new product launch schedule believed leaked from Audi of America suggests Ingolstadt plans to expand its electric margin aggressively over the next few years. Specifically, this will include a Q7 e-tron and the proposed C-BEV. More…

Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro Available to Order Starting March 1st in Europe

by on 25 February 2016 in Audi News

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 First plug-in hybrid model from the Audi Q family for the European market Sporty and convenient with maximum efficiency Customers in Europe can order the Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro* from the beginning of March. Deliveries of the new model will commence in summer 2016. In purely electric mode, the plug-in hybrid SUV achieves a range […] More…

Electrifying Ride: Audi Brings Stars into the Spotlight Emission-Free

by on 12 February 2016 in Audi News

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Audi Q7 e-tron quattro glides past the red carpet on electric power Talks and concerts in the Audi Berlinale Lounge Berlinale flair at the Audi independent cinema Ingolstadt Driverless VIP shuttle for actor Daniel Brühl The Hollywood comedy “Hail, Caesar!” from Oscar winners Joel and Ethan Coen opened the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. The star ensemble around […] More…

Driven: 2016 Audi A3 e-tron (USA)

by on 2 February 2016 in Reviews & Road Tests

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One would think it would be hard to impress pedestrians with the likes of an automobile when rolling down 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino, California (a.k.a. Apple headquarters, a.k.a. “the mothership”). One would expect to encounter those more obsessed with the latest handheld electronic devices, or awash with tech cash and obsessed with super expensive and super exotic cars. Yet here we roll, silently on electric drive, in a 5-door hatchback Audi A3… and we’re getting more than a few stares… a few smiles even. More…

Audi Production Network Ready for Electric Mobility

by on 20 January 2016 in Audi News

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Premium manufacturer to produce large series of electric cars in Brussels as of 2018  New models for Martorell (Spain) and Győr (Hungary)  Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “We are increasing our efficiency and bundling key competencies”  Audi is preparing its international production network for the mobility of the future. Large series production of the first purely electric driven […] More…

CES 2016: Audi Gets Piloted, Electrified and Fully Connected

by on 7 January 2016 in Audi News

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Strong presence at the world’s most important electronics show Interior model with new operating and display concept Audi e-tron quattro concept study with full-electric drive Electrification, digitalization and piloted driving: Audi is making these three future trends of the automotive industry the focus of its appearance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The world’s most important […] More…

Roundtable: Talking Audi’s Electric Future in LA

by on 1 December 2015 in Audi News

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During their Los Angeles Auto Show Press Conference, Audi of America President Scott Keogh said that the brand expects between 20 and 25% of their total sales by the year 2025 to be vehicles that feature pure electric drivetrains, or electronic assistence in the form of plug-in hybrid technology.  Being just 10 years out from that goal with […] More…

Audi Declares at Least 25% of U.S. Sales Will Come From Electric Vehicles by 2025

by on 20 November 2015 in Audi News

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President Scott Keogh lays out bold roadmap to electrification beginning with Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid this year Audi is laying plans for a 150 kilowatt fast-charging network to be ready for first fully electric Audi SUV in 2018 Audi e-tron strategy announced at Los Angeles Auto Show focused on broadening EV adoption nationwide […] More…