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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 All-Electric Lineup Expands with the 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback

Audi All-Electric Lineup Expands with the 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback

Whenever Audi adds a new vehicle to its lineup, it is cause for some excitement. Still, the latest vehicle model to join the Audi family may very well be the most exciting addition to the brand in quite some time, as it is only the second vehicle to join the Audi all-electric lineup: The 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback. Audi understands that the future of the automotive industry is electric. That’s why the Audi e-tron Sportback is such a major addition…

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Audi Emissions Reduction Target is 30 Percent by 2025

Audi Emissions Reduction Target is 30 Percent by 2025

Amongst the first to fully commit to the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, Audi has set the ambitious goal of reducing vehicle-specific CO2 emissions by at least 30 percent by 2025. This Audi emissions reduction is just one step toward the automaker’s long-term goal of achieving CO2-neutral mobility, but the effort to begin reducing vehicle emissions immediately demonstrates the automaker’s dedication to taking action right away to fulfill a promise of cleaner cars for drivers and the planet. In their effort…

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2019 Audi e-tron arriving in May

2019 Audi e-tron arriving in May

As the trends and demands in the auto market continue to evolve, Audi stays one step ahead. This May, the company is releasing its first-ever all-electric model. The new 2019 Audi e-tron combines the luxury and comfort of an Audi SUV with an electric powertrain for a green option that has the best of everything. The 2019 Audi e-tron features advanced electrical engineering that promises the charge time and range that drivers need for their busy lifestyles. It boasts the…

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Audi A3 e-tron Plug-in: The Perfect Pairing of Fun and Fuel Efficiency

Audi A3 e-tron Plug-in: The Perfect Pairing of Fun and Fuel Efficiency

Critics are raving over the new Audi A3 e-tron plug-in, and we don’t blame them. The A3 e-tron brings together fun and fuel efficiency for one of the most modern yet classic, thrilling yet sensible, and elegant yet distinct rides of the year. Owning and driving a plug-in isn’t just about saving at the pump, which is more common than ever thanks to the wildly-low gas prices across the country. Driving a plug-in is about making a commitment to low…

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Audi to Produce a New Electric Sport Utility

Audi to Produce a New Electric Sport Utility

Watch out Tesla; there will soon be a new electric sport utility vehicle in town! Audi has made plans to build its first purely electric sport utility in 2018. This will take place in Brussels and is due to a desire to embrace cleaner technologies. Both the car and its battery will be made at the Belgian plant. This electric SUV will be a direct competitor to Tesla Motors’ Model X. When the battery of the new Audi electric SUV…

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Receives Green and Connected Car Awards

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Receives Green and Connected Car Awards

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, a luxury plug-in hybrid hatchback, has been recognized by Green Car Journal as a finalist for both the 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year and 2016 Connected Green Car of the Year Awards. Green Car Journal will announce the award winners at the Washington Auto Show on January 21st. The Luxury Green Car Award is given to a vehicle that “exhibit[s] laudable environmental achievement,” while the Connected Green Car Award goes to a car…

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