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The Audi A1 e-tron Wins 'Green Car' of the Year Award

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FRANKFURT – Sept 23, 2011: The Audi A1 e-tron has won the Green Car Award for 2011 at the Women’s World Car of the Year Awards. The award was presented at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show and recognised the A1 e-tron as the greenest car in the category. The award certificate was presented to Franciscus van Meel, Head of Electromobility Strategy of AUDI AG.

The awards are judged by an international panel of female journalists and authors including motoring writers. The basis of the criteria is voted on according safety, value for money, aesthetic appearance, storage space, child-friendliness, ease-of driving and environmental footprint.

The Green Car award was presented to the Audi A1 e-tron a vehicle designed to provide a smart personal mobility solution for the world’s rapidly growing megacities. The A1 e-tron is an electric car with a range extender and is powered purely by an electric motor.