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Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron Priced from €37,900 in Germany

Audi’s first ever production plug-in hybrid, the A3 Sportback E-Tron, is available to order in Europe at 410 Audi dealers, 105 of which are in Germany.

The model is priced from €37,900 ($50,895) in Germany, with the More

Audi’s first ever production plug-in hybrid, the A3 Sportback E-Tron, is available to order in Europe at 410 Audi dealers, 105 of which are in Germany.

The model is priced from €37,900 ($50,895) in Germany, with the More

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Audi A3 E-Tron 100% Green Electric Vehicle Charging with LichtBlick Energy

By Benji Jerew April 7, 2014 Green Energy, Hybrid vehicles
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Audi A3 e-tron, nearly 100% Green Electric Vehicle Charging with LichtBlick Energie
Opponents to electrified vehicles, such as the Audi A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, may object to their supposed environmental b More

By Benji Jerew April 7, 2014 Green Energy, Hybrid vehicles
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Audi A3 e-tron, nearly 100% Green Electric Vehicle Charging with LichtBlick Energie
Opponents to electrified vehicles, such as the Audi A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, may object to their supposed environmental b More

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First Times Drive: 2015 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid

Same great hatchback flavor. Now with less fuel!

That’s the theme behind Audi’s forthcoming 2015 A3 Sportback e-tron, a compact hatchback due in early 2015 that will be the first ever plug-in hybrid from the German automaker.

Audi A3 fans will tell you that this model range is about to hit a significant growth spurt. Previously, it was only available in the U.S. as a four-door ha More

Same great hatchback flavor. Now with less fuel!

That’s the theme behind Audi’s forthcoming 2015 A3 Sportback e-tron, a compact hatchback due in early 2015 that will be the first ever plug-in hybrid from the German automaker.

Audi A3 fans will tell you that this model range is about to hit a significant growth spurt. Previously, it was only available in the U.S. as a four-door ha More

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Hands on With the 2015 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA — Santa Monica calls out to every engineer in distant Germany who might be working on a squeaky clean electric vehicle. This suburb of Los Angeles is the epicenter of worldwide EV respectability, the place where the Toyota Prius hybrid changed the way that even the most self-indulgent Americans think about cars. No wonder this town is the site for the first appearanc More

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA — Santa Monica calls out to every engineer in distant Germany who might be working on a squeaky clean electric vehicle. This suburb of Los Angeles is the epicenter of worldwide EV respectability, the place where the Toyota Prius hybrid changed the way that even the most self-indulgent Americans think about cars. No wonder this town is the site for the first appearanc More

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Audi’s first plug-in hybrid is a pleasure to drive

California’s Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), is a scenic and spectacular road, extending more than 1,000 winding kilometres along most of California’s breathtaking coastline. Clearly, a convertible is the ideal ride for this backdrop.

But beggars can’t be choosers. My ride isn’t a roadster, it’s a hatchback. However, it does fit with California’s green philosophy, where gas-electri More

California’s Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), is a scenic and spectacular road, extending more than 1,000 winding kilometres along most of California’s breathtaking coastline. Clearly, a convertible is the ideal ride for this backdrop.

But beggars can’t be choosers. My ride isn’t a roadster, it’s a hatchback. However, it does fit with California’s green philosophy, where gas-electri More

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Audi’s first plug-in hybrid is a pleasure to drive

California’s Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), is a scenic and spectacular road, extending more than 1,000 winding kilometres along most of California’s breathtaking coastline. Clearly, a convertible is the ideal ride for this backdrop.

But beggars can’t be choosers. My ride isn’t a roadster, it’s a hatchback. However, it does fit with California’s green philosophy, where gas-electri More

California’s Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), is a scenic and spectacular road, extending more than 1,000 winding kilometres along most of California’s breathtaking coastline. Clearly, a convertible is the ideal ride for this backdrop.

But beggars can’t be choosers. My ride isn’t a roadster, it’s a hatchback. However, it does fit with California’s green philosophy, where gas-electri More

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L.A. Auto Show: Audi shows off A3 lineup

Honda rode its 2014 Accord lineup all the way to the Green Car of the Year award on Thursday morning at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

“With its efficient internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in choices, the 2014 Honda Accord delivers exactly what consumers More

Honda rode its 2014 Accord lineup all the way to the Green Car of the Year award on Thursday morning at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

“With its efficient internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in choices, the 2014 Honda Accord delivers exactly what consumers More

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Best car deals: Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus, Audi A3, Volkswagen Golf

Autocar presents the top car leasing deals and new car discounts for this week, including offers on the Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus, Audi A3, Volkswagen Golf and Chevrolet Cruze
Best car deals: Ford Focus, Audi A3, Volkswagen Golf
A Nissan Leaf for less than £11,000 – see below for details

Cars in the family hatchback class represent some of the best-selling models on UK road More

Autocar presents the top car leasing deals and new car discounts for this week, including offers on the Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus, Audi A3, Volkswagen Golf and Chevrolet Cruze
Best car deals: Ford Focus, Audi A3, Volkswagen Golf
A Nissan Leaf for less than £11,000 – see below for details

Cars in the family hatchback class represent some of the best-selling models on UK road More

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In Early 1900s, Electric Vehicle Market Share in US Was 37%; ICE Only 22%

Here’s your electric vehicle history facts of the day:
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Electric Studebaker Ad

The first electric vehicles were invented in the mid-19th century
Electric vehicles held the land speed record until appr More

Here’s your electric vehicle history facts of the day:
Electric Studebaker Ad

Electric Studebaker Ad

The first electric vehicles were invented in the mid-19th century
Electric vehicles held the land speed record until appr More

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Audi A3 E-tron – A New Electric Car is to be Revealed in 2014

Audi Australia is said to reveal Audi A3 e-tron next year. With the launching of this new car, Australia will for the first time sell Audi’s hybrid model.

Audi Australia says, “We’re proud the Audi A3 e-tron doesn’t look like an electric car.” This vehicle runs on electric motor and turbo petrol engine. This is the perfect choice for the ones who desire to drive an electri More

Audi Australia is said to reveal Audi A3 e-tron next year. With the launching of this new car, Australia will for the first time sell Audi’s hybrid model.

Audi Australia says, “We’re proud the Audi A3 e-tron doesn’t look like an electric car.” This vehicle runs on electric motor and turbo petrol engine. This is the perfect choice for the ones who desire to drive an electri More

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Audi A3 e-tron: plug-in hybrid hatch here next year

Audi Australia has placed pricing submissions in with Germany to get the Audi A3 e-tron here next year.

The launch of the A3 e-tron, which uses a turbo petrol engine and electric motor, would make it Audi’s first hybrid mo More

Audi Australia has placed pricing submissions in with Germany to get the Audi A3 e-tron here next year.

The launch of the A3 e-tron, which uses a turbo petrol engine and electric motor, would make it Audi’s first hybrid mo More

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2014 Audi A3 e-tron: Full Details On Audi’s Plug-In Hybrid

“We’re proud the Audi A3 e-tron doesn’t look like an electric car.”

Ouch.

If Audi is truly serious about electric vehicles, that probably isn’t the phrase we’d have chosen to prove it, while showing off its new plug-in hybrid A3 model.

But then, the Ingolstadt automaker might be on to something–for every customer that wants their elect More

“We’re proud the Audi A3 e-tron doesn’t look like an electric car.”

Ouch.

If Audi is truly serious about electric vehicles, that probably isn’t the phrase we’d have chosen to prove it, while showing off its new plug-in hybrid A3 model.

But then, the Ingolstadt automaker might be on to something–for every customer that wants their elect More

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid to arrive in 2014

Audi has revealed that its new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK market by mid-2014.

It’s due to go on sale in Europe for approximately €38,000, meaning the e-tron should cost around £32,700 here.

Designed to offer the benefits of an electric vehicle with unrestricted range, the A3 Sportback e-tron features a conventional petrol engine coupled to an el More

Audi has revealed that its new A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid will arrive in the UK market by mid-2014.

It’s due to go on sale in Europe for approximately €38,000, meaning the e-tron should cost around £32,700 here.

Designed to offer the benefits of an electric vehicle with unrestricted range, the A3 Sportback e-tron features a conventional petrol engine coupled to an el More

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Audi A3 e-tron: first Audi plug-in hybrid to arrive in Australia late 2014

Audi Australia is planning to introduce its first plug-in hybrid model, the Audi A3 e-tron, to the local market late next year.

While currently “not confirmed 100 per cent yet”, Audi Australia managing director Andrew Do More

Audi Australia is planning to introduce its first plug-in hybrid model, the Audi A3 e-tron, to the local market late next year.

While currently “not confirmed 100 per cent yet”, Audi Australia managing director Andrew Do More

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Audi A3 to be resurrected as a plug-in hybrid

The Audi A3 hatchback will not die in Canada, as initially thought, but will be resurrected as a plug-in hybrid, Audi Canada confirmed this week.

However, the plug-in version of the all-electric Mercedes-Benz B-Class, confirmed to be heading to the United States at last week’s New York auto show, is still not a sure thing for green car fans north of the border, a Mercedes Canada spokesper More

The Audi A3 hatchback will not die in Canada, as initially thought, but will be resurrected as a plug-in hybrid, Audi Canada confirmed this week.

However, the plug-in version of the all-electric Mercedes-Benz B-Class, confirmed to be heading to the United States at last week’s New York auto show, is still not a sure thing for green car fans north of the border, a Mercedes Canada spokesper More

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Audi A3 G-Tron offers big range, few emissions

The new A3 Sportback g-tron is powered by the CO2-neutral Audi e-gas

CO2 emissions of 30 grams per kilometer (48.28 g/mile)

Total range of 1300 km (807.78 miles)

Audi is taking a large step towards sustainable mobility with the A3 Sportback g-tron. The compact five-door car, due to make its debut at the end of the year, is powered by the CO2-neutral fuel Audi e-gas. The fuel w More

The new A3 Sportback g-tron is powered by the CO2-neutral Audi e-gas

CO2 emissions of 30 grams per kilometer (48.28 g/mile)

Total range of 1300 km (807.78 miles)

Audi is taking a large step towards sustainable mobility with the A3 Sportback g-tron. The compact five-door car, due to make its debut at the end of the year, is powered by the CO2-neutral fuel Audi e-gas. The fuel w More

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The Last Audi A3 Plug-in Hybrid Concept Before Production Starts

lectric vehicle and plug-in hybrid prototypes are not exactly new at Volkswagen. There have been so many of them over the years—at motor shows, demonstrations, and media events in many different countries. But the only place where nobody has seen a p More

lectric vehicle and plug-in hybrid prototypes are not exactly new at Volkswagen. There have been so many of them over the years—at motor shows, demonstrations, and media events in many different countries. But the only place where nobody has seen a p More

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Audi A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid set to whiz into Geneva

• Highly efficient plug-in hybrid with 150 kW (204 hp) system power and 350 Nm (258.15 lb-ft) system torque
• From 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 7.6 seconds
• 1.5 liters of fuel per 100 km (156.81 US mpg)

Audi is working intently to ele More

• Highly efficient plug-in hybrid with 150 kW (204 hp) system power and 350 Nm (258.15 lb-ft) system torque
• From 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 7.6 seconds
• 1.5 liters of fuel per 100 km (156.81 US mpg)

Audi is working intently to ele More

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Audi A3 e-tron (2015) to launch Audi’s plug-in hybrid attack

Audi’s first plug-in hybrid will hit the UK by 2015, with the electric-assisted drivetrain installed in the A3. E-tron versions of the next-generation A4 and Q7 will follow, as Audi gets serious about plug-ins, and takes the fight to B More

Audi’s first plug-in hybrid will hit the UK by 2015, with the electric-assisted drivetrain installed in the A3. E-tron versions of the next-generation A4 and Q7 will follow, as Audi gets serious about plug-ins, and takes the fight to B More

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Audi A3 Plug-in Hybrid coming to Geneva – report

Could have a 50 km (31 miles) electric-only range

Audi hasn’t had the best of luck with their hybrid and electric vehicles, but that isn’t going to stop them from introducing an A3 plug-in hybrid at the Geneva Motor S More

Could have a 50 km (31 miles) electric-only range

Audi hasn’t had the best of luck with their hybrid and electric vehicles, but that isn’t going to stop them from introducing an A3 plug-in hybrid at the Geneva Motor S More

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Audi R8 e-Tron Electric Car Back On Again: Report

As some manufacturers toy with bringing electric small cars and sedans to market, Audi is exploring the alternative side of electric propulsion with the R8 e-tron supercar.

The project was put on hold back in October 2012, pending “a complete review of the program”.

Now, it appears that plans are back on to develop the electric supercar, with Audi enthusiast website Fourt More

As some manufacturers toy with bringing electric small cars and sedans to market, Audi is exploring the alternative side of electric propulsion with the R8 e-tron supercar.

The project was put on hold back in October 2012, pending “a complete review of the program”.

Now, it appears that plans are back on to develop the electric supercar, with Audi enthusiast website Fourt More

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Audi Visions, Wireless Charging (A3 e-tron WiTriCity)


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A3 E-tron previews Audi electric car


Audi used the A3 wagon to test its electric power train, in what could be its first production electric car.
(Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET)

Ever since 2009, Audi has been showing off enticing electric cars under the E-tron name, its brand for any electrified power train. I f More


Audi used the A3 wagon to test its electric power train, in what could be its first production electric car.
(Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET)

Ever since 2009, Audi has been showing off enticing electric cars under the E-tron name, its brand for any electrified power train. I f More

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Audi Unplugs R8 e-tron, Electric Car Program Left In Limbo

In September of 2009, Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen loudly and proudly called the Chevrolet Volt “a car for idiots”. He spent the next several months back-tracking.

Like certain politicians who suffer from foot-in-mouth disease, de Nysschen was clumsily trying to make a couple of interesting points: (a) even though the Volt is fuel-efficient, savings at the pump wi More

In September of 2009, Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen loudly and proudly called the Chevrolet Volt “a car for idiots”. He spent the next several months back-tracking.

Like certain politicians who suffer from foot-in-mouth disease, de Nysschen was clumsily trying to make a couple of interesting points: (a) even though the Volt is fuel-efficient, savings at the pump wi More

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Audi RS3 and A3 e-tron

Audi will expand the new A3 line-up in 2014, with the addition of hot RS3 and plug-in e-tron models

The Audi A3 range is set to grow in 2014, with the addition of an extreme RS3 model and a plug-in hybrid e-tron version, Auto Express has learned.

The RS3 will be four-wheel drive and is expected to be powered by a five-cylinder turbocharged engine, just like the outgoing RS3. Expect More

Audi will expand the new A3 line-up in 2014, with the addition of hot RS3 and plug-in e-tron models

The Audi A3 range is set to grow in 2014, with the addition of an extreme RS3 model and a plug-in hybrid e-tron version, Auto Express has learned.

The RS3 will be four-wheel drive and is expected to be powered by a five-cylinder turbocharged engine, just like the outgoing RS3. Expect More

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Slideshow: Audi A3 Plug-In Hybrid Hits the Highway in 2014

After testing electric vehicles in four US cities during 2012, luxury automaker Audi AG says it’s getting closer to knowing the configuration of the powertrain and battery cooling system for its new A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid, which will reach production in 2014.

“We know the details of the electric powertrain, we just haven’t released them yet,” Jeff Curry, e-mobility More

After testing electric vehicles in four US cities during 2012, luxury automaker Audi AG says it’s getting closer to knowing the configuration of the powertrain and battery cooling system for its new A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid, which will reach production in 2014.

“We know the details of the electric powertrain, we just haven’t released them yet,” Jeff Curry, e-mobility More

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Audi A3 e-tron plug-in favoured over pure EV

Audi will launch a plug-in version of its all-new small car, dubbed the Audi A3 e-tron, in 2014 in favour of a pure electric version, with Volkswagen Group en More

Audi will launch a plug-in version of its all-new small car, dubbed the Audi A3 e-tron, in 2014 in favour of a pure electric version, with Volkswagen Group en More

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First Video of Electric Audi R8 Shows All-Digital Instrumentation


The electric version of the Audi R8 supercar will be a star of the Paris motor show next week. I’ve already written about the car’s performance which is phenomenal since it&# More


The electric version of the Audi R8 supercar will be a star of the Paris motor show next week. I’ve already written about the car’s performance which is phenomenal since it&# More

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Audi A1 e-Tron Plug-In Hybrid Lives Once More, Sans Rotary

Remember the Audi A1 e-tron? Audi canned it earlier this year, citing its lack of viability as a production model.

Well, it’s back, only this time shorn of its unusual Wankel rotary engine sitting under the trunk floor.

Instead, the latest version of the concept uses a more conventional–though still efficient–1.5-liter, 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine, putti More

Remember the Audi A1 e-tron? Audi canned it earlier this year, citing its lack of viability as a production model.

Well, it’s back, only this time shorn of its unusual Wankel rotary engine sitting under the trunk floor.

Instead, the latest version of the concept uses a more conventional–though still efficient–1.5-liter, 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine, putti More

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Prototype drive: Audi’s A3 e-tron electric car

A small slice of Audi’s future recently began testing on U.S. roads around the country, but if you look too hard for these prototypes, they’ll probably drive right under your nose.

That’s because rather than spend precious development dollars on a uniquely-designed body that’s more s More

A small slice of Audi’s future recently began testing on U.S. roads around the country, but if you look too hard for these prototypes, they’ll probably drive right under your nose.

That’s because rather than spend precious development dollars on a uniquely-designed body that’s more s More

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