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Audi has announced a plan to launch some form of new electrified vehicle each year, beginning a couple years or less from now. “Starting in 2018, we will launch another electrified car each year,” said CEO Rupert Stadler at the Audi Annual General Meeting, held at Audi headquarters in Ingolstadt. SEE ALSO: BMW Preparing Electric […]

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The German goal of one million electrified cars on the country’s roads by 2020 is unlikely to be met, but the government is doing what it can to bolster EV sales. The latest step is a subsidy fund of €1.2 billion ($1.4 billion) that will receive 50 percent of its funding from the government. SEE […]

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Mercedes, Audi, Opel, Volkswagen and Porsche have announced a recall action that will see 630,000 vehicles brought in to fix their emissions management software. The German government found the emissions discrepancies after a broad range of tests were ordered following the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal. While many vehicles were found to be polluting too much, […]

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A driver is fortunate to be alive after her Audi Q5 fell four stories from a parking garage and landed on its roof. The incident occurred in Baltimore and involved 23-year-old Lindsay Taylor Cook, who was parking her Audi Q5 when she drove it through a concrete barrier and fell four stories to the sidewalk […]

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The Volkswagen Group is turning to Audi to lead the development of its fuel cell vehicles. This is part of an effort by VW Group to make Audi as well-known for innovation as it is for luxury or sportiness. Audi’s h-tron quattro concept, unveiled at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this […]

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There’s a possibility the new Audi SQ7 TDI could be coming to the U.S. The high-performance luxury SUV was unveiled last week, sporting a 4.0-liter V8 diesel engine with 435 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque, helping make it the most powerful compression-ignition SUV on the market. Given that the Volkswagen Group is under fire […]

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Audi just released details about its all-new SQ7 TDI luxury utility vehicle, which packs a powerful diesel engine, advanced 48-volt electrical system, rear-wheel steering and much more. Curiously, the four-ring brand didn’t showcase this product at the Geneva Motor Show, which just wrapped up yesterday. Somebody must have dropped the ball. In any event, this […]

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The fallout from the Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal continues. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg has stepped down as member of the board of management for technical development at Audi after serving 30 years with the company. Hackenberg began his career at the Institute for Motor Transport in 1978 after graduating in mechanical engineering at Aachen RWTH University. […]

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Certain global automakers are said to be anxiously awaiting a pending report that sources say will out them as diesel emission cheaters – and in cases they have been more sophisticated than already exposed Volkswagen. According to the Daily Kanban, the tightly knit auto industry has heard rumblings for a while now that cheating in […]

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Audi officials have verified that the carmaker is ready to begin building a production hydrogen fuel car and is waiting only for key signs to indicate the time is right. “Audi is poised to go into volume production with fuel cells as soon as the market and public infrastructure justify this move,” the company said […]

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