EV

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(…)

Audi’s first electric model will be called ‘e-tron’

Audi boss, Rupert Stadler, has confirmed the company’s first electric vehicle will be named the ‘e-tron’. The title will be carried without any model designations, evoking the naming of the Quattro back in 1980. One of a trio of electric vehicles planned for launch by Audi, the e-tron Quattro was originally previewed at the Frankfurt(…)