U.S. News releases its Best Hybrid, Best Plug-In Hybrid, and Best EV awards for 2021

Over the past couple of years, the new car marketplace in the United States has grown significantly with regards to fully electric vehicles, plug in hybrids, and regular hybrid electric vehicles. Deciding which one to purchase can be a daunting process, which is why U.S. News & World Report creates a list each year of […]

by Chad Kirchner
Audi A6 e-tron Concept previews new EV platform

Audi used the 2021 Shanghai auto show to debut the A6 e-tron Concept, which rides on a new architecture called the Premium Platform Electric (PPE). This platform will underpin vehicles including the production A6 e-tron starting in late 2022. Audi will start moving compact and subcompact cars to the PPE platform during that time as […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Audi teases another new e-tron model for Auto Shanghai

Well, that was quick. Just a few days after pulling the wraps off the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron, Audi has dropped a teaser for another e-tron model that will debut at the 2021 Shanghai auto show. The sole photo is a sketch of what appears to be the front end of a battery-electric […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Audi Q4 e-tron comes in two flavors, lower starting price

Audi has finally unveiled the next addition to its all-electric lineup: the 2022 Q4 e-tron. Like the larger e-tron slotting above it, the Q4 e-tron will be available in standard and Sportback guise, the latter of which features a coupe-like roofline. Both models look like shrunken versions of their bigger siblings featuring enclosed single-frame grille, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Audi shows off Q4 e-tron’s slick new interior

Audi continues to show bits and pieces of the 2022 Q4 e-tron and, no surprise, its interior is a slick technological showcase. The cabin follows the same minimalist design that first appeared on the current-generation A8 flagship luxury sedan. This iteration uses a simpler layout similar to the one you find in the Audi Q3. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Porsche Taycan vs. Audi e-tron GT: How different are they?

Another luxury sedan joins the all-electric club. The Audi e-tron GT adds a new choice for those wanting to ditch fossil fuel yet still care about performance and luxury. Developed closely alongside the Porsche Taycan, you may be wondering how different is the Audi? What makes the e-tron GT stand out from its platform-mate? We’ve […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Audi e-tron GT arrives in two flavors

Audi has added a sporty electric sedan to its lineup in the form of the e-tron GT. In its journey from concept to production, the 2022 Audi e-tron GT didn’t change much, staying true to its svelte coupe-like design. The closed-off single-frame grille has been inverted and revised with a honeycomb pattern. Additionally, the car’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
22 new or updated hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles coming to market in 2021

Electrification doesn’t mean only more battery-electric vehicles entering the market. They also include hybrids in both plug-in and self-charging flavors. Automakers are rolling hybrids out in droves as part of the industry’s move away from internal combustion engines. Both mainstream and luxury brands all offer hybrids and plug-in hybrids in different flavors, meaning there’s something […]

by Stefan Ogbac
18 new or updated EVs coming to market in 2021

The year 2021 will be a major one for battery-electric vehicles. Automakers will start releasing their opening salvo of dedicated EVs, signaling the continued move toward electrification across both mainstream and luxury segments. Most of these vehicles are rated for over 200 miles of range or are expected to go longer than that on a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alternating Currents: New year and new president brings new optimism

I know we’re just under three weeks into 2021, but this year feels like a really important one for electric propulsion. For at least the last five years I’ve been repeating this mantra over and over every January, but I swear there’s real change in the air right now. It’s not just hopeful optimism. There […]

by Bradley Brownell