Audi’s Skateboard-like e-tron Electric Scooter

With a range of 12.5 miles and a max speed of 12.5mph, Audi’s concept electric scooter, the e-tron, rides like a skateboard—with users controlling the 26-pound vehicle by shifting their weight. That said, a handlebar grants one-handed use and also solves a problem with scooters: user inability to deliver hand signals. It will be priced at €2,000 upon release in 2020 and comes with several …

Test Drive: 2019 Audi e-tron

Why it matters that their first production electric vehicle looks and feels like the car you're used to driving

The idea that the near-future will be radically different from the present might be false. Yes, we’ll see progress and innovation, however broad acceptance of new technologies only really occurs when they’re delivered in a familiar format, and only when these semi-cloaked new technologies are widely distributed is there the true opportunity for paradigm change. Whether it was the first TV programs offering the ability …

Audi Unveils e-tron, Their First All-Electric Production Vehicle

The first production vehicle in the brand's electrified chapter of mobility

A former auto assembly plant across the bay from San Francisco served as an ironically appropriate venue for Audi’s e-tron unveil tonight. Their first production vehicle in the electrified chapter of mobility is a fast charging luxury SUV. From an aesthetic perspective it’s distinctively Audi, however there are several cues that establish the beginning of the e-tron design language which is rooted in four pillars—performance, …