The e-car boom in Norway has brought very different winners into focus among manufacturers. The manufacturer, which can deliver electric cars in the premium segment, is at the top of the registration statistics because of the high tax savings. The market is very dynamic, and high-quality electric cars are in demand.
When it comes to the car of the future, there is no getting around autonomous driving. With a four-door design study, the Aicon, Audi also presented a fully autonomous vehicle at the IAA in Frankfurt, which does not require a steering wheel or pedals. The design concept is designed for purely electric operation and should cover distances between 700 and 800 kilometers with just one battery charge - still purely theoretically. The luxury limousine offers in its vehicle cabin - ... Continue reading "Concept Car Audi Aicon
At the International Automobile Equipment 2017 in Frankfurt, Audi presented the new Audi A8. At the market launch, which the fourth generation of the luxury sedan celebrates in November, the customer can choose between two six-cylinder, one diesel and one gasoline engine. In 2018, two V8 units will appear that are the first to be equipped with a 48-volt starter generator at Audi. The mild hybrid technology (MHEV) should reduce the consumption of the A8 by up to 0,7 liters of fuel per 100 km. The heart of the new system is that of a ... Continue reading "Audi A8 and A8 L as plug-in hybrids
It celebrated its world premiere at the Auto Shanghai 2017 spring trade fair: the Audi e-tron Sportback concept is not only a design study and a technology platform, but also the next step for Audi on the road to electromobility. The study of the four-door Gran Tourismo will be the second all-electric vehicle from the Ingolstadt brand after the Audi e-tron, which is due to hit the market in 2018. New electric car for 2019 The Sportback concept is a coupé variant with a 320 kW (435 PS) electric drive, ... Continue reading "Audi e-tron Sportback concept
With the Sportback e-tron, Audi is bringing what it claims to be the first Audi model with a plug-in hybrid drive. The well-known 1.4 TSFI engine, which has an output of 110 kW (150 hp), is combined with an electric motor that produces 75 kW. When coupled, this gives a system output of 150 kW (204 hp) for a sporty driving style. The electric motor is fed by a lithium-ion battery with 8,8 kWh, which was installed under the rear seat bench. Audi states that the charging time at a 380 V three-phase connection is just over 2 hours. ... Continue reading "Audi A3 Sportback e-tron in a practical test