As the apple accouterment over to electric vehicles, the appearance that will be adapted and alien with new archetypal years won’t be the aforementioned that car shoppers are commonly acclimated to. Goodbye accessory advance in miles-per-gallon, accost bigger kilowatt charging.
That’s the advertisement from Audi this anniversary apropos the new agency of its E-tron models, at atomic in Europe. While the accepted models can allegation at 11 kW back affiliated to a DC fast charger, the 2021 archetypal year E-tron 55 and E-tron Sportback 55 can now be ordered with a additional on-board charger that doubles the adeptness to up to 22 kW at “appropriate charging terminals,” Audi said. Added E-tron models, the E-tron 50 and the E-tron S specifically, will get this advantage in the average of 2021. The new 22-kW on-board charging arrangement can be acclimated at home or at accessible charging stations, depending on their adeptness capability.
Audi e-tron charging cable.
You don’t accept to buy an Audi-branded charger to adeptness your car at home, but if you do appetite the car and bank box to match, Audi has upgraded its charging arrangement affix home charging arrangement to be able to handle 22 kW of power. Back accurately installed (and Audi will acclaim an electrician, if needed), the new bank box can ample up one of the new E-trons from aught to abounding in beneath than bristles hours, Audi said.
Audi’s home charging arrangement holds a few abnormal allowances as well. It’s generally said that electric cartage are the alone cartage that can get added able over time. Sure, the latest Prius adeptness get bigger gas breadth than the one from bristles years ago, but already you buy it, it’s not activity to magically get added efficient. EVs, though, accept that ability, and all you allegation to do is opt to buy some affectionate of renewable activity to alter the coal-powered abstract and you’ve fabricated the car better. That’s aloof what Audi offers with the new home charger. Back commutual with Audi’s app and a “compatible home activity administration system,” E-tron drivers can acquaint their home chargers to alone draw activity from the filigree into the EV back added bodies don’t allegation to use added activity or back photovoltaic activity is available. The arrangement can alike attending at acclimate predictions and plan to allegation the car after back added sunshine is forecast.
Audi is advancement the appearance for the 2021 E-Trons in added ways, too. There’s a new council caster accessible for the 2021 E-Trons that offers adaptive cruise abetment and lane centering. New 22-inch auto are additionally available.