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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.

By Marc Stern on May 27, 2018 - 4:16PM
Audi is doubling down on solid-state batteries as it prepares its electric high-performance supercar. Solid-state batteries offer higher power density for their size than conventional lithium ion. The automaker may be looking for a technology partner, as well. Samsung is among the potential partners mentioned.
By Marc Stern on April 27, 2018 - 2:36PM
As part of its 1.16 million car recall, Audi will be fixing two key cooling pump issues. The issues both can cause fires if they are not completed.
By Marc Stern on April 25, 2018 - 11:21PM
Audi recalls 1.16 vehicles to repair fault with electrical coolant pump. Automaker launches 2nd global recall for the vehicles.
By Marc Stern on April 16, 2018 - 8:06AM
Befrore another manufacturer could give the Audi R8 supercar any competition, the automaker created its own competitor, a limited-edition rear-wheel-drive model with a twist.
By Marc Stern on April 3, 2018 - 12:59AM
Volkswagen's Audi subsidiary continued its winning ways by taking two "Best Car" awards from U.S. News and World Report. The Q5 took the award for the third year and the A6 took it for 2018.
By Marc Stern on March 12, 2018 - 11:50PM
Audi's Q5 wins award for its interior.
By Marc Stern on February 24, 2018 - 11:55PM
When a local turnpike authority decided to replace its toll takers with automated toll technology, it created more than a little confusion as drivers looked for places where they could purchase and load their "toll ticket," transducer.There was also some question about the program kickoff.
By Marc Stern on February 23, 2018 - 12:28AM
After only a couple of years as Hyundai's separate luxury brand, Genesis has been awarded an accolade that other automakers have had to wait many years to achieve. Genesis is the best brand, followed by Audi.
By Marc Stern on February 16, 2018 - 12:26AM
For the last three years, the Good Housekeeping new car awards program has honored Audi with a "Best New Car" award. There's a reason, Audi not only builds quality vehicles, but it also meets the standards established by the program. It makes it a lot easier to buy a Q7 knowing it is a GHC winner.
By Marc Stern on February 6, 2018 - 11:23PM
Will the up and coming changes to the Audi A6/S6 include a larger engine? The editors at Motor1 seem to think so. They do make a rather compelling case.
By Marc Stern on January 23, 2018 - 11:30PM
In a first, Audi Motorsports has, as part of its customer racing program, fielded its first all-women driving team to compete in the GS4 class at Friday's Daytona enduro.
By Marc Stern on January 22, 2018 - 10:19AM
Audi has been selling illegal luxury models in Germany a report in the tabloid newspaper Bild says. According to the story, the automaker has continued to sell the turbodiesels even though it has known the vehicles are illegal and they were selling them and continued to market the vehicles even as the Dieselgate scandal was breaking.
By Marc Stern on December 26, 2017 - 8:20AM
Audi has recalled nearly 49,000 2012-2014 A6 and A7 models to fix a fuel line problem. According to the automaker, the fuel lines in the affected vehicles are compressed at a point that could lead to their failure and a fuel leak. In turn, the fuel leak can pose a fire threat.
By Marc Stern on December 21, 2017 - 9:47PM
With the award of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Top Safety Rating, Audi's Q5 and Q7 have received some new recognition that also boost Q5 into the automaker's most-awarded SUV.
By Marc Stern on December 9, 2017 - 8:11PM
Audi was named the winner of four Women's Choice awards last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
By Marc Stern on December 5, 2017 - 11:17PM
For the 83rd straight month, Audi has set another sales record, led by crossovers and SUVs. The all-new Q5 and Q7, as well as the A5 Sportback helped to push sales toward the record.
By Marc Stern on December 1, 2017 - 6:48PM
Continuing its wave of success, Volkswagen has had another of its products honored by the motoring press. The Audi RS 3 has been named to Car and Driver's 10Best List of the Year for 2018.
By Marc Stern on November 19, 2017 - 11:25PM
The editors of has lauded Audi's A5 Sportback and Q5 crossover for their design, refined driving and sophisticated technology packages.
By Marc Stern on November 7, 2017 - 11:29PM
Audi has swept the luxury field in this year's Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) ratings of luxury sedans, SUVs and crossovers.
By Marc Stern on November 6, 2017 - 4:53PM
Audi had recalled about 31,000 2017-18 A4 sedan and allroads and 2018 A5 Sportbacks to replace bright speaker surrounds that can come loose and cause injuries in crashes.
By Marc Stern on November 2, 2017 - 9:57PM
Audi may recall up to 850,000 Audi diesels -- and up to 5,000 German A8 luxury models -- in the continuing diesel emissions scandal. While it is largely complete in the United States, the scandal investigations are continuing in Europe where the scandal is anything but over.
By Marc Stern on October 31, 2017 - 10:43PM
Audi used this year's SEMA show to not only introduce a new line of Audi TT RS-based performance parts but also to debut the powerful Audi TT clubsport turbo concept, a vehicle that takes the Audi TT two-place to a new high.
By Marc Stern on October 31, 2017 - 10:33PM
Audi used the SEMA show this week to make a pair of importance performance-oriented debuts. According to the automaker, it is about to launch a line of Audi TT RS performance parts that should make the pocket racer even better.
By Marc Stern on October 25, 2017 - 11:51PM
For the last several months, Volkswagen has been awaiting federal approval of its plans to fix nearly 40,000 3.0-lliter turbodiesels at the heart of the Dieselgate scandal. The automaker received that approval late last week.
By Marc Stern on October 20, 2017 - 4:51PM
If you think that Audi's engine designators can be a bit confusing, just wait. If you live outside the U.S., starting in 2019, the A8 will introduce the automaker's new 30 to 70 designator scheme that is supposed to spell out an engine's power level. It would be good if it all wasn't relatively relative.
By Marc Stern on October 3, 2017 - 11:25PM
Audi's steady sales pace has resulted in another monthly record in September. The automaker set its 81st straight monthly sales record, led by deliveries of the all-new Q5, the Q7 and the A5 Sportback.
By Marc Stern on September 27, 2017 - 5:55PM
After pullling out of enduro racing last year in favor of Formula E(electric) campaigning, Volkswagen announced its factory works team for the racing series. VW will retain its current team -- Abt Schaeffler -- as the factory works unit.
By Marc Stern on September 23, 2017 - 11:13PM
The editors of WardsAuto have honored Audi's S5 Sportback for the user experience it provides drivers. The Audi Sportback joins nine other vehicles that were similarly honored.
By Marc Stern on September 19, 2017 - 12:05AM
Although police investigators are still seeking the answer, no one can say with any certainty exactly how 69 vehicles have vanished from VW's Pontiac Superdome Dieselgate car storage only to have some reppear elsewhere.
By Marc Stern on September 11, 2017 - 11:48AM
Audi, Volkswagen's upscale division, has announced the recall of 8,383 2017-18 A3 cabriolets and sedans to repair a software glitch that could cause the Engine Control Unit to mistake certain conditions that could result in stalling.