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Audi E-Tron Gets Electric Range Rating From CARB

04.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We don’t know EPA test results yet. The Audi e-tron didn’t yet receive the EPA energy consumption numbers (at least results were not published on the EPA website), but we found that the California Air Resources Board already is using a UDDS range rating of 277.55 (446.6 km). The UDDS is an old test cycle, known ...

Audi A4-Sized Electric Sedan To Ride On Porsche EV Platform

04.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It will ride on an EV platform co-developed with Porsche. Better late than never? Audi is kicking its electrification plans into high gear with the launch of the E-Tron due to be followed later this year by its more stylish sibling, the E-Tron Sportback. These two fully electric crossovers will be joined by the Tesla Model S-rivaling ...

This self-driving AI faced off against a champion racer (kind of)

Developments in the self-driving car world can sometimes be a bit dry: a million miles without an accident, a 10 percent increase in pedestrian detection range, and so on. But this research has both an interesting idea behind it and a surprisingly hands-on method of testing: pitting the vehicle against a real racing driver on ...

Transportation weekly: Nuro dreams of autonomous lattes, what is a metamaterial, Volvo takes the wheel

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. We love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Read the first edition here.  As I’ve written before, consider this a soft launch. Follow me on Twitter @kirstenkorosec to ensure you see it each week. ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 Performance Race Audi TT, RWD Model 3

03.21.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A quarter-mile tale of two Teslas (and an Audi). The Tesla Model 3 is a pretty quick sedan. In Long Range rear-wheel-drive spec, it’s said to click past 60 miles per hour in five seconds. The Performance version is even more impressive with its official 3.2-second time. Having both of these battery-powered cars in their possession, the ...

Audi Q2 E-Tron Electric Car Caught Testing In the Snow

03.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The EV looks just like the combustion-powered version. New spy shots provide the very first look at the Audi Q2 E-Tron, which is the fully electric version of the brand’s compact crossover. This one wears some snow as extra concealment, but the images still provide an excellent look at the upcoming EV. The electric model looks ...

Trump’s views about ‘crazy’ self-driving cars are at odds with his DOT

President Donald Trump is an automated-vehicle skeptic, a point of view that lies in stark contrast with agencies within his own administration, including the U.S. Department of Transportation . According to a recent scoop by Axios, Trump has privately said he thinks the autonomous-vehicle revolution is “crazy.” Trump’s point of view isn’t exactly surprising. His ...

Electric Cars With The Best Resale Value For 2019

03.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Some of the newest electric cars hold onto value very well. In an example of the proverbial glass being both half empty and half full, electric vehicles have, for the most part, suffered from sub-par resale values. That’s bad for an original owner who’s saddled with higher ownership costs due to the more-rapid rate of ...

Audi e-tron GT Concept Overview: Video

03.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Audi halo electric car is 90% ready Audi e-tron GT concept, one of the many stars of the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, was presented in detail from the exterior through to the interior by Autogefühl, which as usual brings interesting insights. The car is scheduled for late 2020, but the design is already 90% ...

Volkswagen Plans 22 Million Electric Cars In 10 Years

03.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The automaker may redeem itself yet. Volkswagen Group is serious about electric vehicles. It may not look that way if you judge by its battery-powered cars on the road today — in the U.S., it currently offers only the Volkswagen e-Golf. But, its various brands will be producing millions in just a few years from now. In ...