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Audi e-tron recalled in the US for fire risk
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12th Jun 2019
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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. Should this occur, water could get into the vehicle's electronics and cause a battery fire.
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Audi e-tron to be the first vehicle in Oz with digital mirrors
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29th Mar 2019
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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. While the technology has been seen on countless concept cars, Audi is one of the few manufacturers on the market with the technology available on a production car.
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2019 Audi e-tron deliveries delayed by software change - report
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22nd Oct 2018
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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. At launch, the car was slated for a European market arrival at the end of 2018. It's meant to be touching down in Australia by the middle of 2019.
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Audi e-tron quattro promises '30 per cent' of range from regenerative braking
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9th Aug 2018
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Audi e-tron quattro promises '30 per cent' of range from regenerative braking

Audi has continued the drip-feed of information about its upcoming e-tron quattro, revealing its aggressive regenerative braking system in a video shot at Pikes Peak. According to the company, regenerative braking is able to contribute "up to 30 per cent of the electric SUV's range", using a combination of three systems: manual coasting regeneration using the 'shift paddles', automated recuperation when coasting and automated recuperation when braking.
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EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE
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16th Apr 2018
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EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE

UPDATE (17/4): We've updated this article with new details of some of the models listed. Electric cars are coming, there's no stopping it. Here's a quick look at 10 noteworthy electric vehicles (EVs) heading for market in the next three years. The Ioniq is Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric.
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