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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, the redesigned SQ5 follows a familiar formula so is sure to be welcomed by Audi fans. Power comes from the new turbocharged... read more

January 9, 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


 
2018 Audi Q5

2018 Audi Q5 first drive review: Everything you expect, in a better package

Sometimes, familiarity breeds discontent. Such was not the case with the Audi Q5, however. Though it first hit the market all the way back in 2008, the German automaker... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb and the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche drivers named 2016 World Endurance champions as Audi bows out

The drivers of the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani have been declared the champions of the 2016 World Endurance Championship, with the... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Exclusive Edition, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Special edition Audi R8 V10 Plus comes with laser headlights

In 2014 we saw Audi introduce the R8 LMX special edition. The car featured laser lights for its high beams but was never offered in the United States. Audi has now revealed... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2018 Audi S5 Sportback, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

2018 Audi A5 Sportback is the baby A7 you've been waiting for

While we disagree on what constitutes a "coupe," the 2018 Audi A5 Sportback was busy breaking cover on Wednesday at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, ahead of the market launch... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi Allroad

VW admits Audi transmission distorts emissions during tests

On November 6, German media first reported that certain automatic transmissions used in gasoline- and diesel-powered Audi cars had software that could determine whether the... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
 

 
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