Posts Tagged Audi

VW Group's PHEV Filled Future

VW Group Plans PHEV Onslaught

Recently, Volkswagen Group released a future mobility presentation with the cover page as seen directly below: In it we find all sorts of plug-in related details, but perhaps most interesting is VW Group’s intense future focus on PHEVs. VW lists PHEVs as suitable for every need, or for “Unlimited Mobility,”…

6 days ago by Eric Loveday 35

Audi Plug In Concept

Audi Readies Its Pair Of Electric Tesla Fighters

Reuters is reporting the following: “Audi has drawn up blueprints for a wider range of high-performance electric cars to help it take on German rivals and U.S. firm Tesla Motors if the market picks up, according to sources at the carmaker.” This “wider range of high-performance electric cars” includes the…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 48

Audi A3 e-tron

Audi Insists A3 E-Tron Is Not For California Compliance

It’s long been argued that German automaker Audi has no real interest in selling plug-in vehicles outside of doing so for compliance (CAFE, CARB and EU mandates). Audi argues that’s not really the case.  Quoting Audi of America President Scott Keogh: “Obviously, we have challenging targets for CAFE and ZEV-mandate…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 17

Audi Crosslane Coupe Features A 17 kWh Lithium Battery

Audi Boss: Tesla Owners Want A Plug-In Hybrid Audi Q7

Audi is reluctant to introduce all-electric cars, however a series of plug-in hybrid Audis are in the works. According to Rupert Stadler, Audi Chairman of the Board of Management, PHEVs are what customers really wants to buy, even those who have a Tesla. “We have tested the technology, but we…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 81

2012 Image Of Audi A6 e-tron

Audi A6 e-Tron Confirmed For Production

Audi has officially confirmed that its A6 e-tron is headed for production. Later this month, Audi will unveil the production version of the A6 e-tron at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. Why reveal it in Beijing?  Well, as of right now, Audi only intends to sell the A6 e-tron in…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 4

Tesla's Only Option Is To Keep Building EVs

Tesla Fires Back at Audi…Sort Of

This, we’re sure, will go unnoticed to most, but Tesla cautiously fired back at Audi after the German automaker’s heinous press release made rounds. How did  Tesla fire back?  In a sly sort of way, that’s for sure. Tesla Motors, via its Facebook page, promoted out this statement with a…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 7