Audi

30th August 2022

Audi to Build Own Race Powertrain for F1 Campaign

Audi is committing to building its own racing powertrain to compete in the Formula One World Championship from 2026. It will be the first F1 powertrain to be built...

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1st August 2022

Post-Lockdown UK Car Buyers Cool to BEVs

Post-lockdown UK car buyers are becoming less keen on switching from their current ICE powered vehicles to BEVs. That’s the finding of a poll by online used car retailer...

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20th June 2022

Weekly Brief: Just as EVs Should be Winning, Survival Seems Best Hope

Electric Last Mile Solutions has thrown in the towel and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The start-up focused on commercial EVs and was working to bring its first electric...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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16th June 2022

Audi e-tron Second-Life Batteries to Power Indian Rickshaws

Audi plans to send its second-life BEV automotive batteries to India to help clean up the huge rickshaw transportation market with zero emission powertrains. The news will come as...

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18th May 2022

Škoda Begins EV Battery Production at Czech HQ

Škoda has begun building its own batteries to fit the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) in Mladá Boleslav. This makes the automaker’s main plant the only production facility...

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9th May 2022

Weekly Brief: Stellantis Soars as Others Ditch Mobility Opportunities

When Fiat Chrysler Automobiles merged with French automaker PSA in January 2021, pundits wondered if the result would be another dysfunctional three-headed conglomerate like Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Instead, the newly named...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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19th April 2022

Audi Eyes Chinese City Mobility with Urbansphere Concept

Audi has unveiled its third ‘sphere’ concept this one imagining the future of the city dweller’s mobility. Its urbansphere concept car is focused primarily for use in traffic of...

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19th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Carmakers Lose Interest in Auto Shows but Consumers Don’t

The New York International Auto Show returned from a two-year hiatus last week with a new look geared toward a fully electric future. The show featured a 250,000-square-foot indoor...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st March 2022

Weekly Brief: EV Makers Missing a Trick with Oil Price Crisis

The electric vehicle revolution is squandering a golden opportunity. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and subsequent sanctions and reductions on Russian oil have sent worldwide gas prices skyrocketing. The cost...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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17th March 2022

Audi BEV Hatchback Concept Claims 435-Mile Range

Audi has unveiled its latest hatchback BEV concept focused on providing a recharge experience to rival the fill-up times of ICE vehicles at service stations. The Audi A6 Avant...

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23rd February 2022

Audi Confirms Diesel V6s Are HVO-Compatible

Audi has now approved many of its current six-cylinder diesel engines for use with the renewable fuel hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). Renewable fuels, or reFuels, make it possible to...

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6th December 2021

Weekly Brief: Automotive About to Lose its Grip on Reality?

Cryptocurrency is either a joke or the future of money depending on your perspective. In the automotive industry, only Tesla has dabbled with accepting cryptocurrency for payment of vehicles...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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