Steering to a more sustainable future

Steering To A More Sustainable Future

 Audi aim to be carbon-neutral by 2050 and are driven to find more sustainable solutions for their processes. Audi’s first fully electric car (the Audi e-tron) was built in the world's first CO2 neutral factory in Brussels. Audi’s commitment to finding sustainable ways to strive forward and protect our planet will be very prominent in 2020. By the end of 2020, 12 electrified Audi vehicles will be launched and Audi is planning for a 30% reduction in their CO2 footprint. 

Audi’s slogan “Vorsprung durch Technik translates in English as “advancement through technology”. Audi’s has continued their advancement through technology by introducing these six concept vehicles:

Audi Q4 e-tron Concept: 

The Audi Q4 e-tron Concept is Audi’s first fully electric SUV concept vehicle. The Audi Q4 e-tron features two electric motors with 225kW of power, a range of 279 miles and can reach 0-62mph in just 6.3 seconds. The Audi Q4 e-tron Concept has a rapid charging ability, achieving 80% charge in only 30 minutes. 

Audi Q4 e-tron Concept

Audi e-tron GT Concept:

Like a true Grand Turismo vehicle the Audi e-tron GT Concept is fast, agile and has incredible performance. The e-tron GT has an impressive 590 horsepower and a range of over 248 miles. The Audi e-tron GT also benefits from Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive to ensure optimum traction and to allow for 0-62mph in just 3.5 seconds. The e-tron GT Concept features a lithium-ion battery which stores 90kWh of energy and a charging time of just 20 minutes for 80% charge with the 800-volt system. 

Audi AI: CON:

The Audi AI screams elegance and luxury. This is the Audi of the future, with no steering wheel, pedals, or need for a driver, its a vehicle focused on relaxation and premium comfort. The Audi AI can even locate a charging station and charge its battery autonomously, with a range between 435 and 497.1 miles all from a single charge. 


Audi A1: TRAIL:

The Audi A1: TRAIL is a buggy-style fully electric, autonomous vehicle with tremendous off-road capabilities. Built with not only off-road capabilities in mind but environmental impact also, the Audi A1: TRAIL is a quiet, zero emissions futuristic vehicle. 


Audi: ME
The idea behind the Audi:ME concept is to feel like your at home. With high quality, comfortable seats, the ability to set up a table and enjoy a hot drink from the non-sliding magnetic cups, travelling has never been so relaxed. A range of high tech including a touch pannel surroundng the interior allows passengers to control seats, the sound system, lighting, temperature and more via a touch pad or voice command. 

Audi AI: ME

Audi AI: RACE (AKA PB18) 

The all-electric vehicle with sports car perfomance. The Audi AI:RACE is shaping the future of high performance sports cars, reaching 0-62mph in just 2 seconds, the Audi AI: RACE has a maximum output of 500kW (boosted to 570kW). A range of over 310 miles, and capable of achieving a full charge in just 15 minutes. The Audi AI:RACE is a real head-turner. 

It's not just road legal vehicles Audi has focused on electrifying. The Audi Formular E team are committed to shaping the future of electric racing and have been since its inception in 2011. 
Formula E

For more information on the Audi range please contact your local Harwoods Audi Dealership


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