While Panasonic is building a “gigafactory” with Tesla in Nevada, Samsung and LG joined forces to build a factory in Europe to supply Audi with the latest in battery cell technology. Audi’s aim is to put an electric SUV to the market with a range of more than 300 miles.
Here's your sneak peek at Audi's top of the range electric SUV aimed against Tesla's forever coming Model X. The Q8 also plays a vital role in Audi's electric car strategy.
Audi may finally be getting serious about its EV game. Reuters is reporting that not only will the R8 e-tron go on sale next year, but Audi is putting together a comprehensive line up of EVs that include everything from a Tesla-fighting sedan to a Model X competitor.
It's official. The record has been set. Audi's 375-hp electric car — the Audi R8 e-tron — is the fastest "series production electric car" to lap the Nürburgring. Markus Winkelhock piloted the car around the 'Ring in 8:09.099.
It was a little depressing to watch Toyota and the DeltaWing fall out of the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year to let Audi steamroll the race with little drama through the rest of the classes. At times, though, the beauty of the race took over.
Every win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is historic, but the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro's 1-2 victory was especially noteworthy as the vehicles were the first hybrids to win the prestigious auto racing marathon. Let's just not confuse these with your grandma's Prius.
Sure, Audi's E-Tron is the sexiest electric car concept ever, but is it worth its weight in electrons as a true driver's weapon? We headed to the twisties of Southern California to find out if Audi's getting it right.
With Audi R4" rumors floating higher than a helicopter ride over an Austrian ski jump, we feel like someone needs to put 'em all in one spot. That said, here's our first look.
Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen told the National Press Club yesterday "I understand why political leaders have fallen in love with hybrids and electrics... [But] it shouldn't be a monogamous relationship." Ironically, what's that next to him?
When you open your press conference by stating you don't believe electric cars are the future you can't then show the Audi e-tron Concept, right? Well, then it must just be for ze fascination mit electric power, ja?