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Audi Launches Q5 Plug-in Hybrid

Audi UK has launched its new Q5 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid. A range of over 26 miles and a top speed of 84mph in electric-only mode enable the new hybrid Q5 to cover most everyday driving distances – including motorway journeys – without backup from the petrol engine. Available …

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Audi and Porsche developing shared architecture for electric cars

Ten months after launching their joint electric offensive,  Audi and Porsche are deepening their development partnership. Their shared goal is to create a pioneering architecture called the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), is to shape the mobility of tomorrow together and bring electric vehicles to market more quickly. By making effective …

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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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Audi Q8 Sport Concept Points Way to Hybrid SQ8 in 2018

At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show advanced Electrically Powered Compressor (EPC) technology first used by Audi in the SQ7 TDI will flex its muscle in a TFSI petrol engine for the first time in the Audi Q8 sport concept. Demonstrating the vision Audi’s developers and designers have for the dynamic …

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Q8 Coupe SUV Hybrid from Audi Uncovered at Detroit Motor Show

Audi has uncovered its Q8 concept coupe SUV at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017 in Detroit. With this model the company is targeting a new segment for the full-size class – an elegant alternative to the robust presence of a classic sport utility vehicle. The Q8 concept …

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