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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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By around 2025, Audi said it’s expecting to offer electrified versions of its entire fleet. In addition, four new electrified models are currently planned under Audi’s e-tron designation – two plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and two battery electric vehicles (BEV).  The carmaker also said that within the next decade, all of its other models will be […]

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Audi has revealed that 2.1 million of its vehicles are fit with software that is meant to cheat diesel emissions tests. Of that total, 1.42 million of the vehicles are in Western Europe, 577,00 are in Germany alone, while just 13,000 are in the U.S. The models affected are the A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, […]

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After days of silence following a shocking revelation that Volkswagen cheated U.S. emissions rules, the CEO of Volkswagen AG has released a statement offering an apology and a commitment. “I personally am deeply sorry that we have broken the trust of our customers and the public,” said Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen AG. “We […]

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Audi has revealed its all-electric e-tron quattro Concept on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Three electric motors, one on the front axle and two in the rear, put out a total of 429 horsepower, though 496 hp and 590 pound-feet of torque are accessible while using the SUV’s boost feature. The sprint […]

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Audi has been loosely discussing its upcoming all-electric SUV for several months, and has now released a few details about the vehicle’s 300-mile battery. The automaker announced yesterday it will be collaborating with the Korean-based battery companies LG Chem and Samsung SDI to build this battery. These companies “plan to invest in the cell technology […]

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Audi is on a mission to prove its quattro technology is out of this world. Teaming up with the Part-Time Scientists, Audi will have its technology represented in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition that will transport unmanned rovers to the moon. The German automaker is supporting the team with its knowledge of quattro all-wheel drive, […]

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Imagine being able to select a vehicle on your smart phone, choose the delivery location of your choice and have access to said vehicle for up to a month. Audi is making this a reality. Through a new program called Audi on demand, customers have access to a wide range of the Audi vehicle lineup, […]

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