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Audi Launches Plug-In Hybrid Q5, A6, A7 and A8 at Geneva

Audi will launch hybrid variants of the A8, A7 Sportback, A6 and Q5 with an electric range of more than 25 miles in the WLTP cycle at the Geneva Motor Show. The new plug-in hybrid models will be available for order later in 2019. The Audi Q5, A6, A7 and …

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TT Scoops 16th What Car? Best Coupe Award

What Car Coupe Award Winner 2018

The Audi TT has secured What Car? Magazine’s Best Coupe Award for a sixteenth year, cementing its place as the most decorated car in the 40-year history of the respected consumer title’s annual honours event. The much-loved compact sports car, which has been a What Car? winner for almost as …

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Audi A8 2018 Available to order in UK from £69,100 OTR

Audi A8 2018 AEF 340

The new Audi A8 is available to order in the UK this week. The latest Audi A8 is the first production car in the world to have been developed for highly automated driving, and from 2018 will be progressively introducing piloted driving functions such as the Audi AI parking pilot, …

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Audi A8 Makes UK TV debut in Clowns Ad

2018 Audi A8 clowns ad

The new Audi A8 will feature on British television for the very first time this weekend as part of a new campaign designed to illustrate the benefits of the latest Audi intelligent technologies. The campaign, Clowns, follows a troupe of the circus comics as they wreak havoc on the roads, while …

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Audi introduces new power designations in place of engine capacity

Audi 55 TFSI Badge on Audi A8 car

Audi is adopting a standardised nomenclature for the power output designations of its model range which will apply worldwide. The names of the model series – from Audi A1 to Audi Q7 – will remain unchanged. Within the model families, combinations of two numbers will replace the various type designations …

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Audi A8 2018 Launched in Barcelona

Audi A8 2018 Red

The new Audi A8 made its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona today. In its fourth generation, the flagship model again sets the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik with a new design language, an innovative touchscreen operating concept and systematic drivetrain electrification. The Audi A8 is also the …

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2017 Audi A8 to feature Mild Hybrid 48V Electrics

Audi A8 48 volt hybrid

The new Audi A8 saloon, due to be unveiled in Barcelona on 11th July, will feature a 48-volt electric mild hybrid system as standard for the first time. The mild hybrid drive comprises two main components: firstly a watercooled 48-volt belt alternator starter (BAS), which complements the conventional pinion starter. …

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Three new e-tron models on Audi 2020 Product Roadmap

Audi e-tron

Audi’s product roadmap includes three new e-tron battery electric vehicles, more Q SUV models and replacements for five of its ‘core’ models, as its relentless pace of product introduction and renewal continues. The company has also announced that driverless city cars technology will be ready by 2021. “We are rejuvenating …

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Next A8 Audi Space Frame to Feature Four Materials

Magnesium in the Audi Space Frame

For the next generation Audi A8, Audi plans to use a mix of four materials in the weight-bearing body structure for the first time. With a mix of aluminium, steel, magnesium and carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) the lightweight design experts at Audi are establishing a new stage in multi-material construction …

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Audi & NVIDIA Showcase Q7 Deep Learning Concept at Consumer Electronics Show

As electronics, electric power, artificial intelligence and piloted driving become the cutting edge of automotive technology, so car companies like Audi are previewing their most exciting innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, rather than the more traditional motor shows. This year at CES Audi has partnered …

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