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Audi Abandons CVTs, Focuses On Conventional Auto And Dual-Clutch Transmissions

German automaker Audi has decided to kill off its continuously variable transmission, in the next generation of its models. Continuously variable transmissions, or CVTs, have long been available in several Audis, but the firm will now replace it with conventional automatics and dual-clutch... read more

July 23, 2014 by 
 
EKS 2014 Audi S1 World Rallycross car

Audi S1 Rally Car Driven To Victory In Fifth Round Of World RX

A rally car based on the sporty Audi S1 hot hatch has been driven to victory in the fifth round of the 2014 World Rallycross Championship, held in Sweden over the weekend... read more July 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi R8

2015 Audi R8 Gets Minor Updates Ahead Of New Model’s Arrival

Audi is set to introduce a redesigned R8 supercar for the 2016 model year, so that means the current model, first revealed all the way back in 2006, will soldier on for one... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
Audi's glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) springs will save weight compared to steel springs

Audi Announces Composite Springs To Save Weight, Entering Production Later This Year

You might not often think about them, but the springs in your car’s suspension are a key piece of technology—and one that has been largely unchanged for decades... read more June 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi RS 6 Avant

New Audi RS 6 Avant Plus Details Leaked

Audi hasn’t launched a more extreme ‘Plus’ version of its RS 6 since 2004 but a new one is planned, based on the latest RS 6 Avant wagon sold overseas... read more June 30, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi R8 spy shots

2016 Audi R8 Spy Shots (With Interior)

You’re looking at the latest spy shots of a prototype for the second-generation Audi R8. The car has been developed alongside the new Lamborghini Huracán LP... read more June 27, 2014 by 


 
Cruise RP-1 self-driving car system screencap

Startup Says It Can Turn A Stock Audi Into A Self-Driving Car For $10K: Video

So far, the race to build a self-driving car has been dominated by major automakers, suppliers, and technology juggernaut Google. Yet one startup also hopes to get in on the... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
Audi A3 e-tron

Audi Looking At Suspension-Energy Regeneration: Report

Regenerative braking is a common feature in hybrids and electric cars, but brake force isn't the only energy engineers can harvest while a car is moving. We've already... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi R8

#GiveAShift: The 7 Best Manual Transmissions You Can Drive

Every single day, a sportscar gets overlooked. Abandoned. Rejected. It’s fast, it’s beautiful…but it has a stick shift. Automatics, CVTs... read more June 24, 2014 by 


 
Father-daughter burglar chase ends in crash, victory

Doctor & Daughter In Audi Chase Burglars, Get Crashed, Claim Victory: Video

A Houston doctor recently returned to his house to find a Ford F-150 backing out of the driveway and taking off. Suspecting burglary—several other homes in the affluent... read more June 23, 2014 by 


 
Audi at the 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Audi Wins 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Just a week after its victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi has won the equally arduous Nürburgring 24 Hours. Audi and its partner team Phoenix Racing celebrated a... read more June 23, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi S3

Audi Prices 2015 S3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet, A3 TDI Sedan

The stylish and high-tech Audi A3 and S3 range is soon to expand in the U.S., and based on pricing information released today, it’s fairly affordable, too. The... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
Audi 3.0-liter V-6 TDI with electrically-driven turbocharger

Audi’s Electrically-Driven Turbo To Debut In Next-Gen Q7 TDI

Audi recently presented an RS 5 TDI concept car powered by a diesel engine equipped with an electrically-driven turbocharger. The engine features a twin-turbocharger setup... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 LMX

Audi R8 LMX Lights Up At Le Mans: Mega Gallery And Video

Audi's new R8 LMX supercar was shown for the first time in public at the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend. The car was shown prior to the race, and on hand to... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
Audi highlights its struggles to win the 2014 Hours of Le Mans

Highlights Of Audi's 13th Win At Le Mans: Video

Few races in recent history have highlighted the endurance aspect of racing the 24 Hours of Le Mans the way this year's race did, from a devastating crash in qualifying, to... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
Audi at the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans

One-Two Finish For Audi At Le Mans After Porsche, Toyota Suffer Woes

After a bad start to its 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans campaign, Audi emerged with its 13th overall win out of just 16 starts at the famous endurance race. Incredibly, second... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
 

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