Electric Car

Audi planning to unveil car with solar roof by end of year

Audi is developing an electric car that uses solar panels in the roof to help power the vehicle systems. The German car maker is working with Chinese solar-cell experts, Hanergy, to develop ultra thin-film solar cells that will integrate with the panoramic glass roofs of its vehicles. The energy generated by the cells will supplement(…)

Suspension-energy regeneration technology revealed by Audi

Hybrids and electric cars have long harvested electrical energy from braking, but other forms of energy can also be recovered whilst a car is in transit. Thermoelectric technology retrieves energy from the vehicles hot surfaces such as the exhaust and Audi have developed new technology that recovers energy usually lost through a car’s suspension. Still(…)

How Will Audi Be Taking on the World of the Electric Car?

The popularity of the electric car is on the increase, there is no doubt about that. In the most recent Driver Power survey, electric cars took the top two spots, so there is most certainly a market open to the big car manufacturers to advance in this direction. So, how do Audi, the mid-range luxury(…)