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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...

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2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced
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2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced

The countdown to the World Car Finals has begun this week, with a list of 10 finalists announced for the overall title, along with the contenders in five specialist categories. According to the firm, a jury of 86 "distinguished international automotive journalists" selected the finalists by secret ballot, based on their own assessment of the vehicle as part of their professional work...


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


Audi e-tron quattro review: Prototype drive
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Audi e-tron quattro review: Prototype drive

The new Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV won't hit the market until next year, but now we've driven it. What should you expect? Read on.


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


Audi and Porsche collaborating on electric vehicles
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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, set for Australia next year
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2019 Audi e-tron quattro revealed, set for Australia next year

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
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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
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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
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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 e-tron quattro promises '30 per cent' of range from regenerative braking
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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...


Audi e-tron launch pushed to September 17
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Audi e-tron launch pushed to September 17

Audi has announced a revised launch date for its e-tron quattro, with the all-electric crossover set to debut in San Francisco on September 17. That's almost a month later than initially planned, after Audi CEO Rupert Stadler's arrest forced the company to revise the rollout of its first mass-produced fully-electric vehicle...


Audi e-tron launch delayed amidst CEO's arrest
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Audi e-tron launch delayed amidst CEO's arrest

Audi has delayed the reveal of its new e-tron quattro SUV following the arrest of CEO Rupert Stadler last week, with the Audi Summit event scheduled for August 30 cancelled. The Financial Times (subscription required) reports the reveal will now take place in the United States sometime later in the year...


Audi e-tron to debut on August 30
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Audi e-tron to debut on August 30

Ladies and gentlemen, stop holding your breath: we finally have an official launch date for the first mass-production Audi electric vehicle. Mark down August 30 in your diary, that's when the covers will finally come off the e-tron. It's been teased extensively, and a heavily camouflaged prototype was revealed in Geneva, but the end of August will be the first proper look at the car in production guise...


Audi e-tron to offer 150kW charging
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Audi e-tron to offer 150kW charging

The upcoming production version of the Audi e-tron prototype SUV has been confirmed to offer charging rates of up to 150kW. Audi says the e-tron SUV will be the first car on the market to offer such capacity, meaning it will be able to cover "the next long stage of its journey" within 30 minutes...


EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE
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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. Hyundai Ioniq Electric The Ioniq is Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric...


Audi e-tron prototype revealed
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Audi e-tron prototype revealed

The upcoming Audi e-tron SUV has been previewed in 'prototype' form at this week's Geneva motor show, ahead of a European launch later this year. It looks closer to a production model than a prototype, but the e-tron SUV still wears a snazzy black/white/orange wrap, with alloy wheels from the SQ7 filling the arches...


2018 Audi e-tron quattro spied
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2018 Audi e-tron quattro spied

The Audi e-tron quattro electric crossover has been photographed undergoing hot weather testing in southern Europe. The production Audi e-tron quattro SUV is expected to be given its in-the-flesh debut at this September's Frankfurt show, two years after the concept version took its bow...


Tesla Model X to get two-year head start on Audi e-tron electric SUV
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Tesla Model X to get two-year head start on Audi e-tron electric SUV

Tesla has built a buzz in the automotive industry, with several manufacturers now readying models to compete with the American upstart's full-electric sedans and SUVs. One of those manufacturers, Audi, has revealed it will introduce an electric SUV - but it won't launch until 2018, lagging considerably behind the soon to be launched Tesla Model X...


Audi e-tron quattro SUV revealed for Frankfurt: Production model due in 2018
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Audi e-tron quattro SUV revealed for Frankfurt: Production model due in 2018

Having covered the concept before, CarAdvice was at the release of the impressive Audi e-tron quattro SUV this week for the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. "It's not just any electric car, but one of the most beautiful, one of the most forward looking and one with the best range," said Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Audi Board of Management for technical Development...