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Audi isn't making EVs for emissions, but 'because the customer wants to buy it’

Tightening emissions requirements and looming fossil fuel bans aren't the main driver behind Audi's push toward electric power, with the brand instead arguing a desire to meet customer demand is central to its electrified rollout...

Dieselgate: Audi hasn't ‘forgotten about what happened over the past few years’

Audi’s stand-in CEO says the company hasn't forgotten about the problems caused by Dieselgate, but argued the company isn't holding its ‘heritage as its destiny’ as it commits billions to the production of electric vehicles...

Luxury EV face-off: Six SUV challengers compared

The electric car revolution is finally becoming a reality, and not just at the fringes of the car industry. Tesla obviously got the jump on making EVs cool, and deserves some plaudits for it. But now the market's mature, luxury brands are making their moves, spending tens of billions of dollars in the process...

Audi and Porsche collaborating on electric vehicles

Audi and Porsche are working together on what Audi today called the ‘premium platform electric’ (PPE), which will underpin a series of models across vehicles spanning the B, C and D-segments. This partnership's outcome will underpin the upcoming Porsche Taycan, as well as the Audi e-tron Sportback concept expected to be unveiled at the Los Angeles motor show in November...

2019 Audi e-tron quattro revealed

After a long run of teasers and previews, the Audi e-tron quattro electric crossover has officially been revealed, as it gears up to take on the new Mercedes-Benz EQC and upcoming BMW iX3. Measuring 4901mm long, 1935mm wide, and 1606mm tall, the e-tron quattro is 238mm longer, 37mm wider and 51mm lower than an Audi Q5...

Audi e-tron quattro to kickstart 12-model electric onslaught

The e-tron quattro might be the first mass-produced electric vehicle from Audi, but it won't be alone in the line-up for long. UPDATE: The e-tron has gone official. We've updated the pictures here, but you can get the full breakdown here.  It'll be one of 12 all-electric cars to wear the four-ringed badge by 2025, across a broad spectrum of body styles and price points...

Audi teases e-tron quattro in new advertising campaign

Audi has teased its new e-tron quattro electric SUV once again, ahead of an overnight reveal in San Francisco. Scheduled to make its official debut in the USA, this advertising campaign is the latest in a long line of teasers and previews for its first series-production electric vehicle. "Up until now the full promise of the electric car has gone unfulfilled...

Audi e-tron quattro production kicks off

Mercedes-Benz might have beaten it to a full reveal, but Audi has become the first big-three German luxury manufacturer to put its all-electric SUV into production, announcing the e-tron has officially started rolling off the manufacturing line. The first e-tron quattro – a Catalunya Red example, if we're being precise – left the assembly line in Brussels overnight, ahead of the car's official reveal in San Fransisco on September 17...

Audi Driving Experience: Book now for Advanced and Women's days

Sponsored by Audi It's been six years since the Audi Driving experience program opened to the Australian public, giving keen steerers the chance to pilot the brand's passenger and performance offerings in a safe environment while benefiting from expert instruction – including Steve Pizzati, Audi Australia's head driving instructor...

CarAdvice podcast 118: The man who put an R32 V6 engine into a Kombi

Joining Mandy Turner this week is Mike Stevens and Scott Collie. In car news, Jaguar Land Rover has designed a self-driving pod with 'virtual eyes', Honda has decided to take a step back from electric cars, Audi has halted production of the RS3, and the 2019 Kia ProCeed has been teased...

Audi RS3 production halted due to WLTP, set to resume in 2019

Audi has stopped production of the RS3 Sportback and sedan due to the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), with the models currently unavailable to order in Australia. The brand's local arm confirmed the news this week with CarAdvice, after a keen-eyed reader noticed the Sportback (hatch) and sedan versions of Audi's hottest small car were no longer listed on the Australian website...