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Historic Win for Audi R18 e-tron at Le Mans

Historic Win for Audi R18 e-tron at Le Mans

Audi this past weekend finished first, second, third and fifth position at the Le Mans 24 Hours. What makes it a historic win was Audi’s first and second place wins with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid race car. This makes Audi the first manufacturer to win the Le Mans with a hybrid vehicle. The […]

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Porsche 918 Spyder Testing Progressing Well

Porsche 918 Spyder Testing Progressing Well

  Earlier this year in March members of the press were given the opportunity to drive the Porsche 918 Spyder in Nardo Italy. Two months later and Porsche has started testing of the prototype vehicles. According to Porsche the initial results of the driving trials are in line with the high expectations placed on the […]

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Audi A6 L e-tron

Audi A6 L e-tron

Audi unveiled its first e-tron luxury model, the A6 L e-tron concept at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show. The A6 L e-tron is capable of an 80km pure electric range at a 60 kph constant speed, and was specifically designed to meet Chinese market needs. The technology study is a parallel hybrid. It brings together […]

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Audi developing e-sound for e-tron models

Audi developing e-sound for e-tron models

 Audi is currently developing new sound signatures for its e-tron models. To a large extent this is governed by the need to provide audible warnings so that pedestrians and cyclists will be able to hear the near-silent EVs. According to Dr. Ralf Kunkel, Head of Acoustics at Audi, “We’ll probably have to ensure audible alerts […]

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The BMW i8 Concept Goes Topless

The BMW i8 Concept Goes Topless

The BMW i3 and BMW i8 concept have caused a stir over the last couple of months but recently BMW added the BMW i8 Concept Spyder to the mix. The styling may not be to everyone’s taste but there are certain elements both exterior and interior which are visually appealing. Some of the notable features […]

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Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

Built as a technology demonstrator and as a successor of the Carrera GT, the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid vehicle combines a high-performance combustion engine with cutting-edge electric motors to deliver performance that is beyond extraordinary. Recently a fortunate few members of the press were given the opportunity of driving what appears to be a cosmetically […]

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