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Volkswagen Group is sorry about the emissions cheating it foisted on 11 million car buyers the last seven years or more. It’s so sorry in fact that it says it will introduce on average three battery electric vehicles annually for the next 10 years. Better than bread and circuses for plug-in fans, these 30 all-new […]

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Audi, Volkswagen AG’s luxury car brand, is planning to make a battery-electric version of its Q5 midsize sport-utility vehicle at its new plant in Mexico, two sources with knowledge of the project said. The Q5 is one of Audi’s best-selling vehicles and is currently built in Ingolstadt, Germany for global export. It is also produced […]

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In the past several months, the rush of major automakers to partner with leading mobility providers looks like a gold rush. Audi however has not joined this mishmash. Instead, it has remained in the background trying to determine what mobility plan would be the best fit. In the U.S., Audi of America management is discussing […]

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There have been quite a few reports suggesting the Volkswagen Group has ambitious broad-reaching plans to electrify its global model lines but questions remain. These include whether the world’s second-largest automaker – as it seeks to fix its damaged image from its diesel emissions cheating scandal – will threaten Tesla, not to mention General Motors, […]

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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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