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Audi working on Tesla-like Ludicrous Mode for upcoming EVs
Audi’s future electric vehicles will employ a boost feature in the same vein as Tesla’s Ludicrous Mode.
Nov 11, 2015
Audi CEO hints at a crossover EV for 2017
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has revealed plans to launch two new electric vehicles.
Dec 04, 2014
Audi confirms second generation R8 getting plug-in hybrid and electric versions
Speaking at Paris Motor Show, Audi board member for R&D Ulrich Hackenberg has disclosed additional details about the forthcoming second generation R8.
Oct 07, 2014
Audi rules out an R8 plug-in hybrid, R8 e-tron will be built to order - report
Audi, BMW and Mercedes have big plans for plug-in hybrids but it appears the four-ringed brand has ruled out an R8 plug-in hybrid.
Jul 11, 2014
Audi to offer a range of high-performance electric vehicles - report
According to a recent report, Audi has plans to offer a full-range of high-performance electric vehicles.
Jun 19, 2014
Audi reconfirms R8 e-tron for production, next-gen Q7 and A8 coming this year
Audi board member for technical development, Ulrich Hackenberg, said the R8 e-tron will eventually go into production as a build to order model.
Mar 11, 2014
Audi officially resurrects the R8 e-tron, will use different batteries
Audi has confirmed a production version of the R8 e-tron is back on track, but there's no word about an exact launch date.
Jan 14, 2014
Audi R8 e-tron back on track, could be launched next year - report
Audi originally planned to launch the R8 e-tron in 2012 but the model was delayed indefinitely because they were "concerned about the limited range of pure electric cars with existing battery technology." However, development is back on track.
Dec 13, 2013
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Audi R8 e-tron won't go on sale after all, battery tech to blame
Audi has finally confirmed the R8 e-tron won't be reaching production phase after all.
May 28, 2013
Audi and Marvel team up once again for Iron Man 3
Audi and Marvel are continuing their collaboration for Iron Man 3 which will showcase the R8 e-tron prototype.
Mar 07, 2013
Audi R8 e-tron delayed indefinitely - report
Hot on the heels of yesterday's release of R8 e-tron details, an Audi spokesperson has confirmed the model has been delayed indefinitely.
Jan 04, 2013
Audi R8 e-tron gets detailed, production seems increasingly unlikely
The Audi R8 e-tron has been in limbo ever since the company halted development back in October, but that hasn't stopped the brand from releasing new details about the model.
Jan 03, 2013
Entire Audi lineup to get e-tron variant by 2020
Audi has confirmed that by 2020 all of the models in the lineup will have an e-tron variant.
Sep 21, 2012
Audi R8 e-tron to feature a digital rear-view mirror
Audi has announced the R8 e-tron will become one the world's first production vehicles to be equipped with a digital rear-view mirror.
Aug 09, 2012
Audi R8 e-tron sets record 8:09 time around Nurburgring
The record setting run was achieved with racing driver Markus Wankelhock at the wheel on Jun 26th 2012 and further enhances the performance capabilities of Audi's electric halo car.
Jun 29, 2012
Audi R8 e-tron spied in the wild [video]
The R8 model caught here has e-tron plastered all over it making identification very easy and it is also missing its tailpipes and the air intake manifolds are covered from the inside.
Apr 25, 2012
Audi developing fake engine noises for e-tron models [video]
The Audi R8 e-tron is scheduled to be launched later this year and the company has announced the car will feature "synthetic" engine noises.
Apr 06, 2012
Audi R8 e-tron interior spied
A couple of pictures have surfaced online which purportedly show the production Audi R8 e-tron interior. See them inside
Jan 04, 2012
Audi to invest 13 billion euros by 2016, confirms A3 and R8 e-tron for 2012
Audi is positioning itself for further growth by investing €13 billion between 2012 and 2016. Product development remains focused on lightweight construction and electric/hybrid drive mobility.
Dec 27, 2011
Audi R8 e-Tron production - a behind-the-scenes look [video]
With a market launch scheduled for late next year, Audi has given us a behind-the-scenes look at R8 e-tron production.
May 12, 2011
Audi makes biggest investment ever and adds 1,200 new jobs starting in 2011
Audi to invest a total of €11.6 billion over the next four years in developing electric and hybrid technologies.
Dec 27, 2010
Audi R8 e-tron market launch in 2012 [video]
Set to battle the Mercedes SLS AMG E-cell, the R8 e-tron features four electronic motors which produce 230 kW (308 hp / 313 PS) and 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque. This enables the electronic supercar to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.8 seconds.
Nov 10, 2010
Audi working on electric car 'sound'
Audi looking to develop a sound specific for its electric cars. EVs don't emit much sound up to 25 km/h (15.5 mph) which can be dangerous for pedestrians.
Nov 03, 2010
Toyota exploring all-electric supercar, following SLS E-Cell and Audi E-Tron debuts
Electric Toyota supercar will come with around 500 hp and a 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) sprint time of around 4 seconds. It is set to debut in 2015, according to a source at Toyota.
Jul 19, 2010
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