Articles about Audi

  • Audi R8 e-tron sets Nürburging electric vehicle record (with video)

    Following Audi’s success with the R18 e-tron hybrid at the Le Mans 24-hour race, the company has now set a new lap record for pure-electric production vehicles around the 13-mile Nürburging Nordschleife with its forthcoming R8 e-tron.
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    By Will Dron June 29, 2012 3:02 PM
  • 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed: electric car preview

    The Goodwood Festival of Speed is, let’s face it, largely about petrol-chugging supercars and the heroes of motorsport. Yet there are a fair few electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in action over this weekend (29th June-1st July) as well: we take a look at the new cars and activities to check out this year.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 27, 2012 12:08 PM
  • Hybrid Audi marks a historic win at Le Mans 24 hours

    The diesel-electric Audi R18 e-tron quattro took first and second places in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours, claiming an unprecedented result for hybrid technology in the event.
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    By John Silcox June 18, 2012 5:27 PM
  • Audi R18 e-tron quattro on pole position at Le Mans

    Audi has secured pole position with its R18 e-tron quattro race car in the epic Le Mans 24-hours race, which takes place this weekend. It’s the 80th running of the endurance classic, but the first time a hybrid will start from the front of the grid.
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    By Will Dron June 15, 2012 12:03 PM
  • Has Audi pulled the plug on the electric A1 and A2 e-tron?

    Audi has pulled the plug on both the pure-electric A2 city car and A1 e-tron range-extender projects, reports Car magazine. Sources have told the mag that these have “now essentially been put on the back burner while Ingolstadt concentrates on other projects”.
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    By Farah Alkhalisi June 6, 2012 4:12 PM