Audi

Audi is a German carmaker that makes various types of vehicles ranging from supermini to crossover SUVs. It maintains its worldwide headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany. Audi produces luxury automobiles and is the number one luxury brand in the world. Their other products include sedans, coupes, compacts and sport models. They are a majority owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen group.
VW ID.4, Mustang MAch-E, Tesla Model Y, Toyota Prius Prime, and Kia Sorento PHEV

The Top 5 U.S. Plug-In Electric Vehicle Makers Might Surprise You, A Little

I’ve written up several predictions of which automotive brands will round out the top 5 plug-in electric sales spots (behind 1st place Tesla). Now that we are near the end of another year, we can pretty well see how those predictions turned out, but what does next year have in store for the U.S. plug-in electric vehicle market? Will the same 5 brands retain their lead spots next year too, or will we start to see some shifts?
Hyundai Ioniq 7, Ioniq 5, and Kona EV with Kia EV9, EV6 and Niro EV

Hyundai and Kia Offer The Most EV SUV And Crossover Models Under $50,000 MSRP

I just wrapped up a visit with my auntie and uncle in Kauai. They want to purchase either a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) or electric (EV) subcompact - midsize SUV/crossover. My family are most concerned about seating position, cargo and passenger volume, and adequate ground clearance. To help them and others looking for similar vehicles at somewhere near the average price of a new vehicle, I have collected information on all such vehicles currently or soon to go on sale in the U.S (by end of 2023).
EV Technology trumps older ICE technology and some owners are finding it time to make the switch

What Could Make A Long Time Mustang Driver Switch To Electric? Check Out The Audi E-Tron GT

The Audi E-Tron GT, new in 2021, is a stunning EV. While related to the Porsche Taycan, the E-Tron GT also features Audi’s fabled Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Audi has made the E-Tron GT with the driver in mind and it shows. My friend has been driving Ford Mustangs for the last 20 years, but he’s considering swapping to an EV thanks to the E-Tron GT, and here’s why:
Some peaks at the upcoming EV from Porsche, the Macan.

Move Over Mustang Mach E; The Porsche Macan Has Come To Take Your Crown

With new electric vehicles popping up in the category seemingly every day, vehicles like the Mustang Mach E, the Volkswagen ID.4, and the Audi E-Tron will find themselves awash in competition shortly. Enter the Porsche E Macan, an all-electric SUV that promises to outdo others in range and sportiness.
Audi TT

Audi To Phase Out TT Coupe; Replacement Electric In The Wings

Ending the constant speculation, Audi late last week confirmed that the two-door TT lineup will be phased out next year. That was the bad news, the good news, though, was that the automaker is already planning a replacement performance electric, though, it may not have the TT's iconic shape. It could be, one rumor says, a fastback.
Audi EV cars

Audi’s EV Plans: 50% EV by 2025, Including TT A4 Possibly Even A8, 20 BEVs by 2023, Gone Might be the R8

Off to the Electric Chair! Unlike other legacy car companies with their so called 5 and 10 year plans toward electrification, this is how I know VW Group is pretty damn serious about meaning what it says about an electric future. Its lead luxury brand Audi plans on electrifying or eliminating some of its iconic signature vehicles way sooner, and in doing so, it’ll send a shakeup message to the luxury car market that electric cars are now the new marque to be judged.
Audi 2019 A6

IIHS Honors Audi A6 With Highest Award, Top Safety Pick+

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety honored Audi's 2019 A6 with its highest award, the Top Safety Pick+ due to the headlights used on the sedan. The Q8, tested at the same time, didn't fare as well because the model did not use the same headlights as the upline sedan -- the better headlights are available on the Premium Plus and Prestige models, not the base A6.
Audi A7

Audi Recalls 75,000 A8s, A7s, A6s, Q7s To Fix Fuel System Fire Risk

Audi has recalled nearly 75,000 vehicles to repair a possible fire risk. The vehicles reportedly have poorly welded fuel reails and it is possible that over time the end caps might fill with gasoline. The only telltale is a vague odor of gasoline. Owners may have already received their notifications, if not, all owners will be notified by the end of the month.
Audi Etron-factory shot

Prediction For Future: At Least 9 Electric SUVs By 2025

With the old year rapidly running out the clock and the new year waiting in the wings for its turn on the calendar, it's time to make predictions. Here's one that is pretty clear, by 2025 there will be at least nine electric SUVs on the market. They come from across the automotive spectrum from established companies to startups.
Audi 2015 TDI

VW Hit With Another Billion Euro Penalty As Dieselgate Goes On

Once again, the Dieselgate scandal reared its smoking head as VW was hit with another near-billion-euro fine in Germany. Though it is nearly over in the U.S., the emissions scandal is alive, well, and living in Europe where at least three jurisdictions are studying more fines. Plus, VW faces a near-$10 billion euro stockholders suit.

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