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Audi e-tron recalled in the US for fire risk

Audi and Jaguar are facing issues with the e-tron and I-Pace overseas, with the German marque issuing a recall over a potential fire risk, while the British brand is investigating a report of a fire in Europe. In the US, Audi has issued a safety recall for the e-tron quattro over concerns water can get into the charging port...

Audi e-tron gets disappointing EPA range estimate

Audi's US division has released the EPA-rated driving range for its e-tron quattro SUV ahead of a sales launch in the region next month, and it's not as good as you might expect. Official testing rates the e-tron as being capable of 204mi (328km) per charge, which is significantly behind its key rivals – namely the Jaguar I-Pace (234mi, 376...

Audi RS3 production delayed, e-tron not expected until 2020

As the global effects of WLTP compliance come into play for manufacturers, some new and existing models have hit a snag, including the all-new Audi e-tron, for the Australian market. Originally slated to launch in Australia during 2019, the e-tron now won't launch locally until 2020 as Audi works through a backlog of WLTP compliance across its range of vehicles...

Audi e-tron to be the first vehicle in Oz with digital mirrors

If you thought buying an Audi e-tron quattro would be sufficient for propelling you into the future of mobility, think again. Audi is expected to offer the e-tron locally with the option of digital mirrors – the sleek and energy efficient mirrors that feature built-in high-resolution digital cameras in the place of mirrors...

2019 World Car Awards: Top 3 finalists named

The World Car Awards countdown continues at the 2019 Geneva motor show, with the top three finalists in each category announced this week. A jury of 86 journalists narrowed down a pool of 40 new models to 10 finalists last month, now down to three, with the winner to be announced at the New York motor show in April...

Audi e-tron Sportback debuts in Geneva

Audi has quietly revealed the e-tron Sportback prototype at the Geneva motor show, which will likely be fully detailed later in the year. Essentially a coupe version of the e-tron quattro SUV, the e-tron Sportback borrows its name from the sexy e-tron Sportback concept revealed for the 2017 Shanghai motor show...

Audi e-tron to gain new performance, entry-level drivetrains - report

The Audi e-tron crossover will reportedly gain new entry-level and performance variants, bolstering the current standalone model. Top Gear understands Audi is working on drivetrain options to top and tail the e-tron crossover range, with the entry-level model due on sale by the end of 2019...

Audi e-tron GT: 2020 EV revealed

Audi has unveiled its all-electric take on the classic grand tourer, revealing a preview of the e-tron GT headed for production in 2020. Measuring up at 4.96m long, 1.96m wide and 1.38m tall, clothed in an evolution of the Sportback shape from the four-door A7/A5 models, Audi's design team has certainly given the GT proportions befitting a modern grand tourer...

Electric vehicles: Jaguar, Audi, Hyundai call for greater incentives, infrastructure support

A trio of car manufacturers have put the call out for better buyer incentives on electric vehicles Down Under, citing nations like Norway as a guide for encouraging the technology's rollout. Jaguar, Audi and Hyundai all suggested perks for buyers of electric vehicles – things like free registration, lower tolls or priority lanes on busy roads, along with the oft-requested tax breaks – would encourage battery-electric uptake locally, where market share is currently around 0...

2019 Audi e-tron deliveries delayed by software change - report

Audi has been forced to delay its first all-electric production car, the e-tron quattro, by around four weeks because of a software bug. According to Automotive News Europe, a spokesperson for the brand said a new piece of software in the pure-electric Audi needs regulatory clearance before deliveries can kick off...

CarAdvice podcast 121: Full coverage on 2019 Toyota Supra!

On the podcast this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie. In car news, we cover off all the Toyota Supra information, along with details about the Mercedes-AMG A35 and Audi e-tron Quattro. Also, pricing and specs for the Ford Focus have been released, and we cover Ferrari's five-year plan – which includes an SUV...