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Audi reached its goal of reducing fuel consumption while competing in the Le Mans 24 Hours. The company’s R18 e-tron quattro clinched its 2014 Le Mans victory while consuming 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. Audi said it saved energy through the use of technologies such as optimized aerodynamics, 45 kilograms less […]

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Audi introduced the latest generation of its 3.0 TDI engine at the 35th International Vienna Motor Symposium, held May 8 and 9. The German automaker said the new V6 diesel boasts innovative solutions in many fields of technology. “TDI engines are a central part of our technology mix for the mobility of tomorrow,” said As […]

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Adding to Audi’s increasingly well-stocked stable of U.S. diesel variants is its new-for-2014 Q5 TDI quattro. The midsized crossover SUV benefits from big-V8-like torque and a scooch better mpg than the Q5 Hybrid while costing almost $5,000 less and selling much better. In fact, the oil-burning Q5 for March was the sixth best-selling diesel passenger […]

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Audi’s midsized A6 has long been a well-regarded luxury performance sedan and this year the German automaker is offering it to the U.S. in diesel flavor. Counting the extra-potent S6, there are now five A6 variants available, and the 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbo diesel in the A6 TDI quattro Tiptronic might just make choosing between these […]

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Promoters of clean diesel passenger cars are working to establish parity among U.S. alternative energy choices and the public relations battle lines are drawn on several fronts. Like every other technology, diesels have their detractors, including those who comment on this site categorically stating “clean” and “diesel” do not belong in the same sentence. In […]

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Audi feels the government has favored hybrids and EVs compared and would like to see clean diesel get the same treatment. A new Harris Interactive poll conducted on behalf of Audi of America reveals that a majority of American drivers would support government initiatives aimed at spurring clean diesel vehicle sales in the U.S. The […]

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Audi confirmed three Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid sports cars will be competing at the Spa 6 Hours and the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2013. At each of the six other World Endurance Championship (WEC) rounds, Audi will be fielding two hybrid sports cars. Drivers Marcel Fässler (CH), André Lotterer (D) and Benoît Tréluyer […]

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Audi’s first diesel-powered A8 L will start at $82,500 and has an EPA estimated fuel efficiency of 24 mpg city, 36 mpg highway and 28 mpg combined. Named Audi A8 L TDI and powered by a new 3.0 liter TDI clean diesel engine, this Audi A8 is the first of four new TDI models to […]

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