Audi outfits plug-in hybrids with bigger batteries

Audi announced it will be outfitting the A6, A7, and Q5 plug-in hybrids with a 17.9 kWh battery, 30% more capacity than the existing 14.1 kWh battery. The bigger battery should increase the electric range of the vehicle. Read more

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2021 Audi Q5 PHEV Gets Power Upgrade

Audi will launch its 2021 Q5 models this fall in the US. Details of the models are beginning to emerge, with Car and Driver reporting the Q5 plug-in hybrid variant will feature 362 horsepower powered by a 14.1-kWh battery and an electric motor. Both the PHEV and the standard version of the Q5 feature updated tech and exterior offerings. Read…

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Audi to launch plug-in A6 Avant in Europe

Audi will launch a plug-in hybrid version of its A6 Avant for the European market. According to a new report from Auto Blog, the automaker plans to release a plug-in hybrid version of the model featuring “a turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque.” The model will share its plug-in platform with the previously…

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