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Audi, Mercedes and Jaguar are all launching production vehicles that will create some real competition for Tesla, and we are going to learn a few things as these new entries arrive.
With its reservation model, Audi aims to ensure that its e-tron electric vehicle is profitable for both dealers and the factory.
The e-tron, arriving mid-2019, is Audi's first full-electric vehicle. It will feature awd and a 95-kWh battery, capable of achieving 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds.
Mercedes-Benz resurrected Maybach a while back. Now sources say Audi will do the same with Horch.
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The EU has opened a formal investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW Group colluded to avoid competition in the development of emissions technology, including allegedly limiting the rollout of systems to reduce NOx and particulate pollution.
When it arrives in U.S. dealerships in the second quarter of next year, the 2019 Audi e-tron will boast a 95-kilowatt-hour battery, full-time all-wheel drive and a host of interconnected goodies.
Volkswagen plans to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB platform as it targets the launch of worldwide mass production toward the end of 2022.
Subscribers can change vehicles up to twice a month and hold any vehicle for up to six months.
Audi's suspended CEO, Rupert Stadler, who is in police custody, likely will be asked to step down by parent Volkswagen Group's supervisory board, German magazine Der Spiegel reported.
Audi is giving its upcoming e-tron electric crossover an extra blanket of convenience with a toll payment technology that will be compatible with certain toll roads in the U.S. and Canada.
Audi of America's first female vice president will leave the German luxury brand this month to assume a new executive role with her alma mater, Northwestern University.
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