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New Audi Electric e-tron

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Audi is expected to show an all-electric crossover concept at next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and this week the company revealed that the eventual production EV will boast a 310-mile (500-km)-range battery built on cells from LG Chem and Samsung SDI. That battery will be integrated neatly into its new MLB platform, which will be dressed in new design language.

Audi spoke of plans to launch a 310-mile+ electric SUV at its annual press conference back in March.

“In early 2018, we will launch a battery-powered sports activity vehicle in the large premium segment with a range of more than 500 kilometers,” Audi technical development board member Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg said at the conference.

That’s almost certain to be an electric Q6 crossover seated cozily between the Q5 and Q7. It’ll be built atop the newest iteration of MLB architecture debuted on the new Q7 and is expected to get its looks from the Prologue concepts that Audi’s been parading around since last year’s LA Auto Show.

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