German carmakers increase electric car sales

German carmakers Porsche, Audi, VW and the BMW Group, have published sales figures for 2020. Although overall sales declined, their sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids still saw a significant increase. In some cases, these now account for a double-digit share of total sales. Volkswagen tripled its electric sales in the year of the […]

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Audi to present first Artemis model at the IAA

According to a media report, the concept for the first Audi model of the Artemis electric showcase project will be presented at the IAA this fall. There is also further information on the start of series production planned for the end of 2024 and possible offshoots in the VW Group. As automobile journalist Georg Kacher […]

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Artemis goes independent

Audi’s Artemis task force for highly automated electric cars has now been spun off into an independent company. Alexander Hitzinger, managing director of the new Artemis GmbH, made the announcement on LinkedIn. In the post, Hitzinger also said that Artemis was looking for “highly experienced engineers and tech experts from all over the world.” “Having […]

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Audi launches serial production of e-tron GT

Audi has announced that it will start series production of the e-tron GT at its Neckarsulm site “in the next few days”. The strongest electric model built by the Ingolstadt-based company so far is to be built at the Böllinger Höfe site in Neckarsulm in a way that is CO2-neutral on the balance sheet. Since […]

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Audi Q3 PHEV available to order in January

In the second week of January, Audi will start advance sales for its next plug-in hybrid models: the Q3 45 TFSI e and the Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI e. The PHEV drive of the two SUV derivatives is known. It is the 180 kW version of the plug-in hybrid drive for the MQB platform, which […]

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