• Audi Unveils the E-Tron, Its First of 10 All-Electric Vehicles

    3 days ago - By Plugin Cars

    2019 Audi e-tron
    Audi unveiled the all-electric e-tron sports utility vehicle this week, the brand's first pure EV. It's been nearly a decade since the company's exhilarating electric R8 sports car was introduced-and three years since the battery-powered e-tron Quattro concept was first shown. Those vehicles generated a lot of excitement among auto enthusiasts and EV fans alike. But the e-tron that was revealed in San Francisco this week was aimed at wider appeal.
    “What we nailed down four years ago is that it would be a mid-size SUV,” Anthony Foulk, Audi senior product manager, told me...
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  • Volkswagen Will Launch Its Electric “People's Car” in Late 2019

    Volkswagen Will Launch Its Electric “People's Car” in Late 2019

    3 days ago - By Plugin Cars

    Volkswagen I.D. Crozz
    News emerged this week that VW is getting closer to introducing an affordable, mainstream electric car-as it has promised for years. The company presented a few more details about its modular electric platform, giving credence to reports that a model that's slightly larger and roomier than the Golf will go on sale in some global markets by the end of next year.
    The platform is named MEB, which roughly translates to Modular Electric Drive Matrix. It is said to accommodate different battery pack sizes, starting with about 200 miles and growing to more than 300 miles...
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