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    Official: Audi A3 E-Tron goes carbon neutral with German green electricity deal
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    Audi is proving that the fresh water flowing through the European Alps isn't just for bottling and drinking anymore. The German automaker struck a deal with Hamburg-based LichtBlick to offer buyers of the Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron a chance to get their electrical juice from all renewable-energy ...

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    Official: Audi, MIT, GE start cab ridesharing study in New York City
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    Audi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) and General Electric are getting together to study something that won't likely be thrilling for New York City cab drivers. But there are bigger fish to fry and keeping cabbies happy. The German automaker is working with MIT's Senseable City Lab ...

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    Report: Next Audi R8 E-Tron could have 280-mile range
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    Just 265 miles of range on a single charge? Meh. That's what the folks at Audi might be saying about the Tesla Model S and its estimated range. Because the German automaker says the next iteration of the R8 E-Tron could go 450 kilometers on a charge, or about 281 miles. This information comes ...

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    Official: Audi traffic light recognition could save 240 million gallons of fuel [UPDATE]
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    Any hypermiler will tell you that the way you drive your car has a huge impact on how much energy it uses. But these greenfoot drivers haven't had a car that's smart enough to tell them about the inner lives of traffic lights. That's what a prototype system in an Audi A6 Saloon that the German ...

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    Official: Audi readies sales of new fuel-efficient A4, A5 and A6 models
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    As diesels continue to account for a minority of cars sold by Audi in the US, the German automaker and Volkswagen unit continues to expand its diesel models in Europe for the sake of fuel efficiency. Early this year, Audi will debut its new A4, A5 and A6 variants in Europe as part of what it ...

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    Official: CO2-neutral* Audi A3 G-Tron goes on sale in Germany
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    The Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron has been on our natural gas-powered radar since it was unveiled at last year's Geneva Motor Show. Just before the big show starts up again this year, Audi put the new G-Tron vehicle on sale in Germany today, starting at 25,900 euros ($35,400 US). Anyone who opts for ...

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    Official: Audi starts new e-gas partnership with Global Bioenergies
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    Audi continues to try to build its green-car cred with one more partnership to produce synthetic fuels made from renewable resources. The German automaker is hooking up with France-based Global Bioenergies to make a synthetic biofuel called e-gasoline. Audi says making this e-gas "does not create ...

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    Report: With increased range, Audi R8 E-Tron revving up for production. Maybe
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    As Tesla Motors proved mightily in 2013, an expensive EV with a long range can sell quite nicely, thank you very much. Perhaps Audi was taking notes, since its all-electric R8 E-Tron's on-again/off-again odyssey appears to be on again, according to UK's Autocar, citing Audi's Urlich Hackenburg. ...

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    Detroit: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake showcar is a 124-MPGe hybrid E-Tron
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    The leaked images of the new Audi Allroad Shooting Brake that came out Friday showed us what the show car will look like, but it wasn't until the official press release came out today that we learned just how much E-Tron is hiding in its powertrain. Turns out, it's a lot. An 8.8-kWh ...

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    Audi says cylinder deactivation feature can boost fuel economy by 20%
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    Less cylinders in action, more fuel economy. It's an equation that's been applied by automakers such as General Motors (the Chevrolet Corvette is a recent example), and now, German automaker Audi is getting into the act. Audi's calling the feature "cylinder on demand" (COD) and says it can boost ...

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    Report: Audi exec says industry can learn from 'cool' competitor Tesla
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    Fascination with Tesla Motors' role in the luxury electric vehicle market continues, even among the competition. Scott Keogh, president of Audi of America recently told Bloomberg that, Tesla is "cool" and "the talk of the town," and that, "what the industry as a whole can learn from them is ...

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    Exclusive: Driving Audi's TDI wonder from LA to NY in search of the recordbooks [w/videos]
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    Driving Cross-Country On Clean Diesel To Prove The EPA Wrong There is no wrong way to cross the continental US. Many people fly, countless drive. The hardcore walk or bike. Horses, motorcycles and hot air balloons? Do what you've got to do. But what if you don't really have to cross? What if ...

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    Exclusive: Audi TDI Truth in 48 drives us from LA to NYC in mpg efficiency run
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    "Nice ons." "Fuel cut." "Surf drafting." There are certain phrases that, when you hear them, you know you've not at your average automotive event. In fact, the drive we're setting out on today is something that has never been done before: taking three 2014 Audi TDI vehicles – a Q5, an A7 ...

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    Official: Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra gets 73.5 mpg, is brand's most-efficient production car
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    Say hello to the world's most efficient production Audi. For now, anyway. Until the next-generation E-tron and G-tron vehicles arrive, the Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra (yes, "Ultra" is part of the name) wins the brand's mpg crown with a fuel efficiency rating of 3.2 liters per 100 kilometers (73.5 ...

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    Official: Audi opens renewable energy E-gas plant in Germany
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    Audi has opened the doors to its new power-to-gas facility, which will make what the automaker calls E-gas, in Werlte, Germany. The plant produces hydrogen and synthetic methane and these clean fuels come from renewable energy, water and carbon dioxide. Audi says it's the first automaker to ...

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    Report: Germany lobbies EU for emissions leniency to allow more gas-guzzlers
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    The German auto industry has been long lauded for its vehicles' achievements in speed. The German government is now saying the European Union's 2020 emissions mandate is coming up a little too quick for its liking. Germany is lobbying EU officials to give some leeway to automakers such as ...

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    Exclusive: What on Earth is Audi doing with E-Tron?
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    Getting Some Answers About This Often Confusing EV Program The E-Tron name has been applied to at least a dozen concepts, test vehicles and rumors over the past four years. If we take a quick look back in history, we realize that the first time Audi mentioned the name E-Tron to the public ...

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    Report: BMW, Audi lead the pack on misrepresenting CO2 figures in Europe
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    BMW and Volkswagen are taking differing political tacks to address stricter European emissions standards that will kick in by the end of the decade, but the two German automakers appear to be moving in lockstep when it comes to not reporting accurate CO2 emissions numbers. Bimmer and VW's Audi ...

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    Official: Audi says 'not so fast,' Tesla lovers, attacks Model S success story *UPDATE
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    The automotive industry is full of rivalries, from Ferrari versus Lamborghini to Ford's recent war on the Toyota Prius. Audi must be feeling the electric heat of Tesla's recent success, because the German automaker has put out a press release with one single message: Hey, let's not love on Tesla ...

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    Official: Audi forecasts a kinder, gentler, more collaborative urban future
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    Turns out, the good folks at Audi aren't nihilists. The German automaker has joined up with Columbia University researchers to make predictions about city life in 2050, when 7 billion people will be urban dwellers. The result is five potential future scenarios, and none of them involve world ...

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