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Why you should be glad Audi's E-Tron isn't a Tesla killer

Audi's first electric car, the E-Tron, suggests the electric car revolution will be a gradual surge rather than a bolt from the blue

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The Audi E-Tron, like other high-charged EVs, delivers considerable torque in an instant.

YOU probably don't remember your first Internet-capable phone (WAP anyone?), but you surely remember your first proper smartphone? For many, that would have been the 2007 Apple iPhone, which simply did what it promised: it put the Internet in your hand.

Likewise, the Audi E-Tron may not...

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