Audi

Audi adding up to 12 new PHEVs in near future

Audi is set to unveil a deluge of plug-in hybrids over the next few years. The automaker announced at a conference that it intends on releasing up to twelve new plug-ins by 2025, according to a new article from Eric Evarts at Green Car Reports. The first new plug-in hybrid from Audi will likely be the Q5 e-tron plug-in. Evarts…

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2019 A6 to be introduced with mild hybrid standard

Audi debuted its 2019 A6 at the Geneva auto show last month, and now the company is bringing the model stateside. The 2019 Audi A6 will come with mild hybrid as the standard option, bringing 340 horsepower. Though this is one of the first Audi hybrids to make it to market, it will not be the last. The automaker is…

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Audi introduces Q8 plug-in hybrid concept at the Detroit Auto Show

Audi is expanding its crossover lineup with the addition of the Q6 and Q8 models. The automaker previewed what the new Q8 flagship SUV will look like with the debut of the Q8 concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The Torque Report notes that the Q8 concept is powered by a plug-in hybrid system that pairs a 3.0L V6 to…

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Audi preparing to launch new plug-ins, electric vehicles

Audi is moving toward with its goal of having plug-in hybrid or battery electric vehicles make up 25 percent of its sales by 2025. Hybridcars.com reports that “sporty small cars and refreshed sedans” featuring fast, high-performance engines will drive Audi’s product lineup in the next several years. The new lineup includes the Audi A6/S6 models (2018) that will be offered…

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Plug-in hybrids with the best electric range

CheatSheet.com says car buyers looking for an plug-in hybrid don’t need to worry about the range anxiety that scares drivers away from pure electric vehicles. It spotlights seven plug-in hybrids with the most electric range, including the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid (16 miles in EV mode, 560 miles of total range); Audi A3 Sportback e-tron (17 miles EV, 430 miles total range); Ford C-MAX…

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Review: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-tron

The Truth About Cars says the 2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-tron, a small hatchback wagon that is Audi’s first plug-in hybrid, represents a luxury upgrade over the Chevy Volt that delivers a better driving experience and offers more cargo space. But the reviewer prefers Audi’s A3 sedan, a more nimble car with only a slight drop-off in fuel efficiency. Read more.

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15 hybrids that don’t sacrifice cargo and passenger space

Motor Trend recently highlighted its picks for 15 hybrids that offer the best of both worlds —  impressive fuel economy and plenty of space for friends, family, and all of your gear. Here is the list of the new generation of hybrids that don’t sacrifice interior space to house powertrain components: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Toyota Prius Audi A3 e-Tron Subaru Crosstrek…

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“Floodgates opening…” with a dozen new plug-in hybrids arriving in 2016

HybridCars.com reports that a dozen new plug-in hybrids will be introduced this year, doubling the number of PHEVs currently for sale in the United States. The article describes the wave of new plug-in hybrids as “tantamount to a floodgate opening…” The new plug-in hybrids include: Audi A3 e-tron Sportback BMW 330e, BMW 740e Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Mercedes-Benz C350e, E350e, GLC 350e 4MATIC, GLE…

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