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Audi's 2025 goal for 25% EV sales? It's already happening

Sure, Only In Norway And Holland, But It's Happening

Audi promised last month that one quarter of its new vehicle sales would be electric by 2025. Turns out, that's the situation now in Holland and Norway.

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2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron First Drive

TDI Trouble? Try This No-Compromise Plug-In

TDI scandal or not, Audi knows a thing or two about green driving. This 2016 A3 E-Tron is a no-compromise plug-in vehicle that even the EV-averse are sure to enjoy.

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Audi A3 E-tron guest stars in Muppet video for Emmys

The Audi A3 Sportback E-tron gets a major guest spot in this year's Emmys promo video starring the Muppets.

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Audi A3 E-Tron starts at $38,825

Audi has priced the new A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid at $38,825 for the base model, $42,925 for the Premium Plus, and $47,725 for the Prestige.

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Audi A3 E-Tron could launch in October in US

Cold-Weather Performance Holds Up Plug-In

The Audi A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid could be launching in the US in October, after being retuned to deal with cold weather issues.

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Audi A3 E-Tron Sportback already getting residual value love

Audi's Plug-In Hybrid Will Have the Best Resale Value Among Compacts

Audi's A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid will keep almost 60 percent of its residual value after four years, according to Auto Bild.

Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla seeks Gigafactory architect, Uber hails carpools

Audi A3 E-Tron On Sale In Germany; Tesla Names First Female Board Member

Tesla is looking for an architect to help design its proposed Gigafactory battery manufacturing facility. According to the Palo Alto-based job listing, which is titled "Architect - Gigafactory," the applicant must have, among other qualifications, over five years of experien

Second Drive
2015 Audi A3 E-Tron First Drive [w/video]

The Four-Ring Brand's First Production E-Tron Has Us Pretty Amped

Over the years, we've had a chance to test a lot of Audi E-Tron vehicles, from very early all-electric prototypes (back then we only got to sit in the passenger seat) to the A6 L E-Tron PHEV and the Sebastian Blanco

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Audi getting ready for an entire line-up of PHEV models

Despite years of researching any number of standard ICE alternatives, it's becoming clear that different automakers are starting to throw their weight behind their advanced-powertrain technologies of choice. For instance, Toyota is gearing up for its first production hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle next year. Nissan continues to preach the gospel of the battery-electric engine. For Danny King

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Audi A3 E-Tron launching at $51,500 in Germany

Audi has put a price tag on the A3 Sportback E-Tron plug-in hybrid, for which presales begin this month in Germany. To get your hands on one of these little guys, Audi is asking for €37,900, or about $51,537 according to current exchange rates. Of course, the base MSRP doesn't include any John Beltz Snyder

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Audi A3 E-Tron goes carbon neutral with German green electricity deal

Audi is proving that the fresh water flowing through the European Alps isn't just for bottling and drinking anymore. The German automaker struck a deal with Hamburg-based LichtBlick to offer buyers of the Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron a chance to get their electrical juice from all renewable-energy sources. That means all the power going into charging stations can come from hydroelectric power from Germany, Au

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Audi may add plug-in hybrid A6, A8 and Q7 to range [w/poll]

Audi could be getting even more diverse with its powertrains for the A6, A8 and Q7, moving beyond offering just gas- and diesel-powered models and adding plug-in hybrid variants of the three luxury vehicles. The report comes from Brandon Turkus

Quick Spin
2015 Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron

Technical Innovation And A 585-mile Range

A little more than a year ago, I drove an Audi A3 E-Tron prototype – an early concept electric vehicle built on the outgoing second-generation A3 platform. While I was impressed with the technology, its 3,800-pound weight, 10-second 0-60 time and 90-mile range will likely put it only mid-pack, at best, among its future competitive set. But Michael Harley

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Audi A3 E-Tron is a look at battery-operated things to come

Audi officially unveiled the A3 Sportback E-Tron at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. While not a production model, the plug-in hybrid gives us a good glimpse at what the German automaker has in store for future products. The five-door gets around thanks to parallel hybrid drivetrain comprised

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First Drive
Audi A3 E-Tron

Unique Feature Makes This A Very Special EV

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Audi announces A3 e-tron Electric Vehicle Pilot Program at TED [w/video]

Audi has taken to the stage at this year's TED2012 Conference in Long Beach, California to announce its first e-tron pilot program for the U.S.

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Audi announces A3 e-tron Electric Vehicle Pilot Program at TED [w/video]

Audi has taken to the stage at this year's TED2012 Conference in Long Beach, California to announce its first e-tron pilot program for the U.S.