Even as other senior executives and lead engineers were falling like leaves in the autumn, Rupert Stadler, Audi’s chief executive, seemed to live a charmed corporate existence.
Although it is an oxymoron to say this, it is nevertheless true; crossover sales are as hot as a target pistol in a turkey shoot.
To the auto industry, China represents several things. First, it is a potentially huge market for its products.
If you were to take an Audi A7 and hit it with a shrink ray, you would have the A5 Sportback.
The German automaker announced today the 2017 A4 Ultra which achieves 37 mpg on the highway. Other fuel economy figures for the A4 Ultra are 27 mpg for the city and 31 mpg combined.
Certain 2017 A4, A4 Allroad, and Q7 models will feature Audi's vehicle-to-infrastructure (V-to-I) technology that will allow them to communicate with a connected traffic light.
This fall will see Audi introduce the A4 Allroad. The Allroad takes a standard A4 wagon, adds about 1.3 inches to the ground clearance, body cladding, and underbody protection.
This morning, Volkswagen and U.S. officials announced that a final settlement has been reached over the 2.0L TDI engine.
But they look like the old ones!