Audi Infotainment Adds Amazon Alexa Voice Features

Audi Infotainment Adds Amazon Alexa Voice Features

Want to use your 2022 Audi vehicle’s new MIB 3 infotainment platform for tasks at home or on the go in Memphis, Tennessee? Just speak up — this system now comes with integrated Amazon Alexa voice technology. Amazon Alexa services are included with most 2022 models as part of an Audi connect® PRIME or Audi connect® PLUS subscription. Even when you’re driving, you can use Alexa to control smart-home functions like climate and lighting, check your calendar, catch up on…

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All-Electric Audi e-tron GT Sets Record in Road-Trip Test

All-Electric Audi e-tron GT Sets Record in Road-Trip Test

The all-new 2022 Audi e-tron GT is sure to make a great companion for your next open-road adventure. As proof, this sporty car recently set a record in a high-profile test that’s specifically tailored to test electric vehicles on long-range highway trips. Norwegian EV tester Bjorn Nyland regularly tests EV models to see how quickly they can cover 1,000 kilometers (or about 622 miles) while driving at regular highway speeds. The Audi e-tron GT passed this test with flying (and…

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2021 Audi A7 Named 2021 Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid

2021 Audi A7 Named 2021 Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid

U.S. News & World Report recently released its picks for the “Best Hybrid, Plug-in, and Electric Cars of 2021.” The company chose the 2021 Audi A7 as the Best Luxury Plug-In Hybrid due to its great performance and efficiency rating. The Audi A7 offers a new Plug-in hybrid powertrain for the 2021 model year. The Audi A7 Plug-in hybrid features the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder TFSI® engine and an electric motor. Its engine pairs with a seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch automatic…

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Five Audi Models Praised by ‘Car and Driver’

Five Audi Models Praised by ‘Car and Driver’

Car and Driver has just released their 2021 Editor’s Choice list, which collects the best cars in each segment for every model year. For this round of exceptional vehicles, five different Audi models were selected. The Audi A5 Sportback snagged a spot in the Entry-Luxury Car category, and earned high marks for its unique body style and functional features for families. According to Car and Driver‘s editors, the Audi A5 Sportback “delivers the best of both worlds by combining the…

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Audi Earns Impressive Eight Top Safety Pick Honors

Audi Earns Impressive Eight Top Safety Pick Honors

When you want peace of mind behind the wheel, but don’t want to sacrifice luxury, then you should look to Audi. The luxury carmaker recently received eight Top Safety Pick honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, making the Audi vehicle lineup one of the top for safety for the 2021 model year. The IIHS awarded its highest-possible safety rating, Top Safety Pick+, to the 2021 Audi A6, A6 allroad, A7, e-tron, and e-tron Sportback. Receiving the Top Safety…

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2021 Audi Q5 Will Gain Sportback Variants

2021 Audi Q5 Will Gain Sportback Variants

Audi is expanding the 2021 Q5 model lineup to now include the Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback. These new variants still have all the best features of the Q5 SUV but also come with more stylish coupe designs. Eye-Catching Exteriors Each Sportback model has a smooth, sloping roofline and 19-inch five-double arm design wheels for a sporty look. Also standard are LED headlights with a daytime running light signature to illuminate the road. The SQ5 Sportback also has next-generation OLED…

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Exclusive R8 Panther Edition Comes to U.S.

Exclusive R8 Panther Edition Comes to U.S.

During the holiday season, Audi left a major gift under the tree for auto enthusiasts when it announced that the R8 is now available for purchase. The very first rollout of the all-new supercar is via a 30-unit micro-launch of the limited edition, U.S.-exclusive 2021 Audi R8 RWD Panther edition. Incredibly Powerful The impressive supercar has a 5.2-liter V10 engine that is naturally aspirated, delivers 398 lb-ft of torque, and has an output of 532 horsepower. The feisty coupe is…

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Audi Returns to Le Mans

Audi Returns to Le Mans

Audi is one of the winningest automakers at Le Mans in recent history — and now, Audi is finally returning to world of prototype racing. Although the luxury German automaker has been absent from the world of prototype racing since 2016, Audi intends to make its triumphant return in 2023. Currently, the automaker is cooking up a vehicle that fits the regulations of the Le Mans Daytona hybrid class. Hybrid Racing Audi could get some serious mileage out this souped-up…

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Audi of America Reveals New Plan to Lower Its Carbon Footprint

Audi of America Reveals New Plan to Lower Its Carbon Footprint

Audi of America is stepping up efforts to reduce its global carbon footprint and contribute to a more sustainable world. With its new Internal Carbon Price program, the automaker will essentially charge itself a fee for emitting CO2 and other greenhouse gases. The money collected will go into an account to help pay for the company’s other eco-friendly measures. “The Audi Internal Carbon Price program is designed to better account for the CO2 we generate and to directly and clearly…

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Audi and iHeartRadio team up to deliver Hybrid Radio® to 2021 models

Audi and iHeartRadio team up to deliver Hybrid Radio® to 2021 models

Audi has joined forces iHeartRadio to create Hybrid Radio®, an industry-first technology that’s designed to improve your listening experience. If you’ve ever driven out of range of your favorite local radio stations, you know what it’s like to suffer through static-ridden songs and crackling talk shows. Hybrid Radio® puts an end to that irritation — it uses your vehicle’s 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot to maintain a strong, clear, uninterrupted radio signal. And you won’t have to wonder if your favorite…

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