Tag: hybrid

New Audi R18 e-tron quattro even more efficient


Audi is starting the 2015 season with a thoroughly revised R18 e-tron quattro. In the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and in the Le Mans 24 Hours as the season’s pinnacle event, Audi is going to compete with a hybrid sports car in the 4-megajoule class

  Comments | By - March 21, 2015

The Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro


It covers over 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) on one tank of fuel – and its exhaust emits nothing more than a few drops of water: The A7 Sportback h tron quattro uses a powerful, sporty electric drive with a fuel cell as its energy source, in combination with a hybrid battery and an additional electric motor in the rear. Its drive configuration makes the emission-free Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro a quattro through and through, with 170 kilowatts of power at its disposal – a new departure in fuel cell cars. There is no mechanical connection between the front and rear axles. As an e quattro, the A7 Sportback h-tron quattro features fully electronic management of torque distribution

  Comments | By - November 19, 2014

Caught testing – Next generation Q7… Hybrid?


What we know, this is the next generation Q7, testing at the Nurburgring. Nothing new here, but something about the high voltage warning stickers on the back windows tells us that under the camouflaged bodywork lies some kind of hybrid system. At this point, we are not exactly sure what kind of hybrid system, or […] More »

  Comments | By - September 15, 2014

Audi energy: New sustainability program will add to e-tron experience


Audi of America today announced the launch of Audi energy®, a comprehensive program designed to help improve the electric vehicle ownership experience and reduce the carbon footprint that comes with vehicle production, distribution and driving

  Comments | By - August 7, 2014