In the recent years, we’ve started to see a shift in the trends where more companies are turning towards subscription-based services. We’ve already seen this with movies and TV shows, music, and we’ve also seen it extend to software, so it didn’t come as a surprise to learn that carmakers were also doing it.
One of the reasons for creating electric cars is to help reduce the negative impact of mining for fossil fuels that power more traditional cars. Combine that with solar panels that can generate energy to charge our electric cars and it seems like a winning scenario, but now Audi wants to take things one step further with bi-directional charging.
According to a new report, battery shortages have forced Audi to delay the delivery of the E-tron, its first flagship fully electric vehicle. The company has apparently not been able to source enough batteries from LG Chem, the company that’s supplying this crucial component for its electric vehicles.
Audi is making its premium Silvercar rental service a bit more convenient for customers in select locations in San Francisco and New York City. They will now be able to schedule pick up and delivery of their vehicle either to their residential address or to a location of their choice for an extra fee.
Have you ever spotted a green traffic light from a distance and you’re unsure if you should speed up to try and make it, or slow down in anticipation of it turning red? We’re sure that most of us have, but it seems that Audi wants to help drivers make those decisions with its Traffic Light Information system.
Many are no doubt familiar with Samsung’s Exynos chipsets which are usually used in the company’s flagship smartphones. However the company has in the past stated that they would be working with Audi to bring its Exynos chipsets to cars for use in infotainment systems. However it looks like Samsung has since decided to rebrand it to make it more official.
The future of mobility revolves around electric and self-driving cars. This is something that all of the major car manufacturers have accepted. They are now making substantial investments to stay ahead of the curve as the automotive industry heads for a revolution in a few short years. German auto giant Audi doesn’t want to get left behind so it’s going to spend $16 billion for this purpose.
Many are looking forward to Audi’s E-Tron SUV to hit the road but they will have to wait for a little bit longer for that. The German auto giant has confirmed that it has delayed the SUV’s arrival by four weeks. It needs that additional time to sort out a “software development issue.”
It’s not uncommon to see car manufacturers and tech companies team up these days as work on autonomous driving technologies picks up the pace. It will therefore not come as a surprise that Audi and Huawei have now teamed up to work on self-driving car technology together. This partnership is primarily for the self-driving cars that Audi will sell in China due to local regulations.
The E-Tron: Audi Launches Its First Electric CarEditor's Pick
Audi launched its first 100% electric vehicle, the Audi E-Tron, in our city of San Francisco yesterday evening. This new car increases the competition in a segment of the market currently dominated by Tesla. The Audi E-Tron SUV is an worthy Tesla Model X competitor.
Audi had mentioned last month that it has developed an electric supercar concept which it will reveal in August. The company has invited us at the world premiere of its Audi PB 18 e-tron electric supercar concept reveal which will take place on August 23rd at the Pebble Beach Car Week. The Audi PB 18 e-tron has been conceived and designed by the new Audi Design Loft in Malibu, California.
There are several companies that are developing all-electric supercars and you can now add German car manufacturer Audi to the list as well. The company has revealed that it’s going to show off a concept of its first electric supercar, the PB 18 e-tron, at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance next month. This isn’t Audi’s first foray into the electric car game, though.
Porsche and Audi are just two of the several brands owned by auto giant Volkswagen. The two brands already share car components between them, for example, the Porsche Cayenne and Macan have the same chassis as the Audi Q7 and Q5, and this sharing between the VW-owned brands will continue in the age of electric cars as well. It has been confirmed that Porsche and Audi will co-develop a new […]
It goes without saying that self-driving car technology is only going to improve in the coming years. Almost every major car manufacturer is working on its own autonomous driving technology. Audi unveiled the advancements it has made today at the launch of its new flagship sedan, the new Audi A8. It boasts Level 3 self-driving technology.
Android Auto already allows you to extend your Android smartphone experience to a compatible car but Google has been working with carmakers to provide a proper Android experience. Ahead of the company’s I/O developer conference this week, it has announced partnerships with Audi and Volvo which will see the car manufacturers pick Android as their in-car operating system.
Audi today unveiled its much-awaited electric concept vehicle. Shown off to the press at Auto Shanghai 2017 today, Audi is calling it the e-tron Sportback. Audi has confirmed that its second all-electric car after the e-tron quattro is going to be based off of this concept. The company has also confirmed that this coupé crossover is going to hit the road a year after the quattro comes out.
As much as many people would love to adopt electric vehicles, we suppose there is still that bit of fear regarding the availability of EV chargers. After all no one likes their car dying in the middle of nowhere, right? While EV chargers are starting to become more common, they aren’t nearly as ubiquitous as gas stations.
Did you watch the Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV movie that was released earlier this year in July? It’s a CG-rendered movie that was released by Sony Pictures in the run up to the Final Fantasy XV game that’s going to be released later this month for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The movie featured a special version of the 2017 Audi R8 called the Star of Lucis. Audi Japan is […]
Turn back the clock 10 years and the idea of electric cars dominating the roads would seem quite ludicrous. This is because back then, charging stations were few and far in between, and the range offered by electric cars back then was pretty much laughable. Fast forward today and it’s a very different picture we are looking at.
Audi is one of the many German luxury car manufacturers working on electric cars. The Audi R8 is one of the best supercars the company has ever made. It showed off a production model of the electric version of this car at the 2015 Geneva Auto Show, but it appears that the electric sportscar will not be hitting the road. According to a new report, the German manufacturer has canceled […]