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2016 EKS Audi S1 World Rallycross car

Audi enters World Rallycross Championship with EKS

Audi may have quit the World Endurance Championship but that doesn't mean it's closed off to other forms of motorsport. The automaker also competes in the German touring car series DTM and is committed to the next season of the Formula E Championship. It turns out Audi will also be competing in the... read more

January 20, 2017 by
 
2018 Audi SQ5, 2017 Detroit auto show

2018 Audi SQ5 debuts with 354 hp and 369 lb-ft

Audi has a redesigned Q5 on sale this year, and the handsome SUV will be joined in showrooms soon by its sporty SQ5 variant. Revealed on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
Audi Q8 concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Audi Q8 concept debuts, production version coming in 2018

Audi on Monday unveiled a concept car at the 2017 Detroit auto show previewing a new range-topping SUV currently in the works. The concept is called the Q8 and is set to... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
Audi Q7 Piloted Driving concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Audi using AI to fine-tune self-driving cars, says production version coming in 2020

It’s easy to think that self-driving cars simply need to be programmed with the general set of road rules and then have some form of object detection so that the... read more January 5, 2017 by


 
2020 Audi Q8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Audi Q8 spy shots

It’s due to be previewed in concept form on January 9 at the 2017 Detroit auto show but Audi’s planned Q8 has already been spied testing. The Q8 is a new... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi A1 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Audi A1 spy shots

Engineers from Audi are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the A1 subcompact hatchback. The current A1 debuted in 2010 and sadly was never offered in the United... read more January 2, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Audi Q8 concept debuting at 2017 Detroit auto show

Audi teases Q8 concept ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

Audi on Thursday gave us an early look at its Q8 concept vehicle, which it will unveil on January 9 at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The concept previews a production model of... read more December 26, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

VW reaches $1B settlement for cars with 3.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday announced it reached a $1 billion settlement with regulators in the United States to resolve claims related to its vehicles fitted with... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche sends its endurance racing regards to Audi

Porsche sends its endurance racing regards to Audi

Back in 2014, Porsche announced it would be returning to top-level endurance racing after a 16-year absence from the sport. Audi welcomed Porsche into the fold with open arms... read more December 15, 2016 by


 
Audi Traffic Light Information System, Las Vegas

First-ever Audi vehicle-to-infrastructure feature tested

A countdown clock silently ticks down to 0:00 in the Audi A4’s instrument cluster display, almost like the timer on an oven. Except instead of a baked casserole, the... read more December 10, 2016 by


 
Audi's online traffic light information system

Audi launches first public vehicle-to-infrastructure system in Las Vegas

As cars become more and more connected it won’t be long until they are communicating with each other as well as with the surrounding infrastructure to aid traffic flow... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
Audi Q2 Deep Learning concept

Audi uses machine learning to refine self-parking technology

Audi has demonstrated how it is using machine learning to help refine its self-driving system. Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence where computers... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Audi Sport headquarters in Neckarsulm, Germany

Audi Quattro division renamed Audi Sport

Audi Quattro is a subsidiary of Audi formed in 1983 originally tasked with designing and developing high-performance cars for the automaker. Since then it’s been... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
Combined Charging Standard (CCS) electric car charger

4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)

VW, Audi, Porsche reportedly racing for resources in boardroom battle royale

Now that Audi and Porsche won't be fighting for LeMans titles, the brands have taken their epic battle to the boardroom to compete for dwindling research and program cash... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
Peter Mertens

Audi hires former Volvo exec as new R&D chief

Audi has named former Volvo executive Peter Mertens as its new R&D chief. Mertens is one of the first from outside the company to be given a top role at the Volkswagen... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
 

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