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Audi set to unveil new electric “supercar” at Pebble Beach

If the teaser images are anything to go by, two words come to mind when viewing the new Audi electric supercar set to be unveiled at Pebble Beach later this month: ‘Yum, Yum…’ The new car, inspired by the R18 e-tron that was victorious at the 2012 Le Mans, was developed stylistically at the new(…)

Prince Harry’s luxury Audi up for sale

Got a spare £72,000 handy? If so, you could find yourself driving away in the luxury Audi Prince Harry and Meghan Markle used to tour the UK. The Audi RS6 4.0 Avant Tiptronic Quattro 5dr has been placed up for sale in Autotrader and has just 4,500 miles on the clock. Packed with £11,330 of(…)

UK cities set to ban vans from streets

The Government has announced proposals that would potentially see vans banned from the streets of UK cities. The plans, revealed by Minister for Transport, Jesse Norman, are part of a new scheme called The Future of Mobility Grand Challenge and will see a push for commercial deliveries carried out by electrically powered e-vans, e-cargo bikes(…)

Audi aims to sell 800,000 electric cars in 2025

It’s good to set the bar high. German car giant Audi has certainly done this by announcing it plans to shift around 800,000 battery-electric and hybrid powered cars in 2025. The sales drive is expected to generate an operating profit of 1 billion euros. 25 new electric vehicles, developed in conjunction with parent company Volkswagen,(…)

The safest places to live in London

So, this blog isn’t strictly Audi related. Everything seems to be a little doom and gloom heavy at the moment: Brexit uncertainty, politician and celebrity scandals (the two are not mutually inclusive), global warming, North Korea having ‘small man syndrome’, etc. Plus outside, it’s possibly the most Autumnal day of the year so far; enough(…)

Audi recalls thousands of cars over harmful NOx emissions

Audi is recalling up to 5,000 cars across Europe in order to fix software that has revealed they produce too many nitrogen oxides. Nitrogen oxides are toxic gases produced by diesel engines. If exposed to them continuously, they can cause heart, lung and respiratory problems. In the UK alone, harmful car emissions contributed to the(…)

Audi to roll out luxury car rental service

Audi is set to roll out a rental service worldwide that allows customers to hire its luxury cars. The service, called Audi On Demand, initially launched in 2015 in San Francisco. From a mobile app, a customer can rent a Audi for a day or up to a month. A wide range of models are(…)

Audi sends in the clowns

You might say Audi is using ‘humour’ to sell its new tech in a forthcoming multi-million pound ad campaign. Of course, that depends whether or not you find clowns funny. The German car company’s new commercial has clowns causing mayhem on the roads; Audi’s safety tech such as adaptive cruise control, park assist and rear(…)

Parking firm dumps holidaymaker’s Audi in muddy field

When you go on holiday, and fork out £52 for ‘safe and secure’ parking to a private car parking firm, the least you expect is that your set of wheels will be well looked after whilst you’re away enjoying yourself. That was certainly the plan when Chris Holl, from Tipton, paid Diamond Airport Parking (a(…)

Audi prepares to join the hypercar party

The head of Audi Sport, Stephan Winkelmann, has revealed that he and his “people” are looking at the feasibility of building a supercar capable of rivaling the Mercedes-AMG Project One and Aston Martin Valkyrie. Winkleman, who was previously CEO at Lamborghini, was speaking at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show. When asked if Audi were planning(…)

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