Plug-in hybrid

Plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) combine the benefits of two drive technologies. While internal combustion engines offer long range, electric motors provide an alternative for locally emission-free driving on most day-to-day routes. In addition, in a PHEV, the electric drive supports the combustion engine in under partial load and contributes additional boost for faster acceleration. In designing its PHEV models, Audi is pursuing several goals: long and frequent stretches of electric driving, low overall energy consumption, simple charging management, and high suitability for everyday use.


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