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Audi Claims it Already Has 10,000 Orders For e-Tron

Audi just revealed its first-ever battery-electric SUV last week, the e-Tron. Despite the recent reveal, the brand claims it has already received 10,000 pre-orders for the new SUV.  The order count claim is coming from Lahouari Bennaoum, Director of Finance for Audi. In a recent interview with French publication Automobile Propre the executive asserted there was already 10,000 pre-orders.  Audi has been accepting…

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Porsche Officially Ditching Diesel

Porsche has announced it will ditch diesel powertrains going forward. The move comes as little surprise as parent company Volkswagen Group attempts to distance itself from its 2015 diesel emissions scandal, which included Porsche products.  The German government still has an ongoing probe into Volkswagen diesel engines, which cause Porsche to suspend sales of diesel vehicles in Europe back in…

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Audi Reveals Electric E-tron Crossover

Audi has officially taken the wraps off its first-ever electric crossover, the 2019 E-tron. Designed from the ground up to be a battery-electric vehicle, the E-tron boasts two electric motors and tons of new features with a base price of $75,795 when it goes on sale next year. Powering the E-tron is a pair of cooled asynchronous motors attached to…

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Volkswagen to Launch Car-Sharing Service Next Year

Volkswagen plans to offer a car-sharing service using its upcoming electric vehicles. The service is expected to launch next year in certain German cities and ultimately expand to other countries.  Automotive News reports the new service will spawn out of VW's Moia division, which the company launched in 2016 as its new mobility division. Moia has been tasked with developing…

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Audi Q8 Sets Sights on Range Rover Sport

After much lead-up in recent years, Audi has finally taken the wraps off its new Q8 SUV. Denoted as the company's flagship SUV product, the Q8 is the largest, most-luxurious Audi ute to date and it has the Range Rover Sport as a target.  When it comes to the stylish, coupe-like SUV trend Audi has been behind the eight-ball. The…

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Audi Teases Upcoming Q8 Flagship SUV

Audi has not hidden the fact it is preparing to launch a new flagship SUV. How the German luxury brand has offered up a first-look at the new Q8 with the above sketch.  As expected, the sketch is confirming Audi will take a coupe-like design for its largest SUV offering. It's also confirming that Audi is sticking with its new…

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Revealed With 455 HP

Porsche keeps is becoming fairly consistent at churning out electrified versions of its range. This time the all-new Cayenne is getting electrified with a new E-Hybrid variant that's packing a respectable 455 horsepower.  The Cayenne E-Hybrid is powered by turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that hammers out 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. But that's not all. Thanks to the…

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Audi Q1 Expected to Launch in 2020

Audi is preparing to launch its smallest SUV yet. The German brand is slated to launch a Q1 sometime in 2020, according to a new report.  According to reports, the Q1 has already been given the green-light for production. It's expected to be based on the next-generation A1, which is nearing the final stages of engineering now. Both vehicles will…

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