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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 January 26, 2017 - 7:51PM
When the engineers sat down with their laptops and tablets to begin designing the Q5, the team had two mark, the Porsche Macan and the Mercedes-Benz GLC. As this report show, they achieved their goals.
By Marc Stern on January 21, 2017 - 10:31PM
The Audi A3 notched another Top Safety Pick + award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2017 A3 which features improved HID lighting on the standard model received the honor from the safety group.
By Marc Stern on January 20, 2017 - 8:25PM
NHTSA has announced another in the continuing series of Takata airbag inflator recalls. Between the U.S. and Canada, 1.5 million vehicle have been recalled.
By Marc Stern on January 16, 2017 - 10:00PM
From the annals of the recent Detroit Auto Show comes the unveiling of the all-new, second-generation Audi SQ5. The SQ5 rounds out the Q5 lineup.
By Marc Stern on January 6, 2017 - 9:33PM
Volkswagen received approval of its first fix in the Dieselgate scandal. However, you have to wonder why owners would opt out of a buyback of their vehicles for a fix?
By Marc Stern on January 6, 2017 - 8:07PM
Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal took a major step toward its conclusion Friday as the automakers and officials with the Justice Department announced a tentative $3 billion plan to settle it.
By Marc Stern on January 5, 2017 - 8:52AM
Led by its crossovers, Audi recorded its best-ever December sales month. December was also the automaker's 72nd consecutive month of record sales.
By Marc Stern on January 3, 2017 - 9:29PM
Spy photos have shown that when Audi debuts its "near-production concept" Q8 large crossover at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week is much more than just a concept car, it's the real thing.
By Marc Stern on December 31, 2016 - 11:15PM
Major additions in Audi's technology packages highlight the Volkswagen's subsidiary's lineup for 2017. In addition, the three-row Q7 has been restyled so it is smaller on the outside, yet roomier on the inside.
By Patrick Rall on December 30, 2016 - 2:08PM
Performance cars aren’t the bestselling vehicles in the US, but they are among the most popular in the United States among enthusiasts so today, we bring you the best TorqueNews performance car stories of 2016 – with a look at a variety of different types of performance oriented cars from around the world.
By Marc Stern on December 28, 2016 - 7:27AM
Recently, information has appeared that indicates there are important reasons to use nitrogen in your tires. However, when you look closely at it, other than stable pressure, there's no reason to use it at all.
By Marc Stern on December 28, 2016 - 12:20AM
For the 2016 model year, Audi's TT has maintained a strong sales pace and no one knows why? Unless it has had a Porsche nameplate on it, sales have tended to be flat. The Audi TT has confounded that.
By Marc Stern on December 26, 2016 - 6:35PM
In the latest Dieselgate twist, it seems that some enterprising owners have decided to push the limits of the buyback agreement by gutting their cars of parts and then turning them in. Of course, VW is pissed off; the judge is peeved, and the FTC is outraged, as they well should be because the owners are wrong.
By Marc Stern on December 24, 2016 - 7:52AM
Not every airbag-related recall is owned by Takata. Some are owned by other manufacturers like Autoliv whose products may ultimately result in the recall of 300,000 to 400,000 vehicles worldwide.
By Marc Stern on December 23, 2016 - 12:41AM
With all the piece suddenly falling into place, it looks like Volkswagen has weatheed the Dieselgate scandal successfully. Though there are still some possible snags out there, by and large, the road is becoming smoother for the world's number two automaker.
By Marc Stern on December 22, 2016 - 3:08PM
When the North American International Auto Show opens in Detroit next month one of the features will be Audi's near-production concept Q8. The almost-ready-for-production nameplate illustrates a unique SUV done in the style of a coupe.
By Marc Stern on December 22, 2016 - 12:11AM
VW and negotiators for regulators and consumers have settled on a repair/compensation plan for 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel engines, bringing a possible end to at least one section of the Dieselgate scandal.
By Marc Stern on December 17, 2016 - 10:27PM
Playing a game of speed-up, negotiators burned the midnight oil much of this weekend as they sought to find a way to conclude this section of Volkswagen's self-inflicted diesel-rigging scandal. They have move into the 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel area.
By Marc Stern on December 17, 2016 - 12:27AM
Volkswagen has apparently agreed to pay an extra $200 million to settle the civil portion of the Dieselgate software suit.
By Marc Stern on December 15, 2016 - 3:54PM
Dieselgate keeps on whacking Volkswagen. The automaker is facing questions that there may be irregularities with the NOx emissions its A3 Sportback, its number one seller in Europe.
By Marc Stern on December 14, 2016 - 11:44PM
The Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are rolling out a new dedicated short-range communications systems for vehicles and infrastructure that would help improve driving safety.
By Marc Stern on December 12, 2016 - 11:20PM
Though the 2018 Audi Q5 may look like its predecessor, it is wholly different. It's true Audi kept the body panels much the same, however, like VW's motto many years ago, "the change is underneath the skin."
By Marc Stern on December 10, 2016 - 10:00PM
In a first for the auto industry, Audi has joined with Las Vegas to tie the automaker's V2I (vehicle-to-information) system network to the city's traffic lights. There are lots of advantages, both agree.
By Marc Stern on December 9, 2016 - 11:57PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a speed-up campaign for the record-breaking Takata airbag recall.
By Marc Stern on December 9, 2016 - 3:45PM
The Federal Trade Commission has asked the court to allow it to revisit a pile of wiped cellphones with Volkswagen's corporate witness in the criminal probe phase of the Dieselgate scandal.
By Marc Stern on December 8, 2016 - 11:58PM
Audi's A4 and Q5 were named recipients of the highest safety award by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Top Safety Pick +.
By Marc Stern on December 6, 2016 - 12:22AM
All it takes is a little time and the proper steps and you can get ready for a tough winter's driving. You can even realize some big-time savings, as well.
By Marc Stern on December 4, 2016 - 11:36PM
Audi's Quattro system will be going to new heights as it scales the mountains of the moon in 2017 as part of an effort to win the LunarX prize.
By Marc Stern on December 1, 2016 - 10:04PM
Audi continued on a record sales pace in November as the automaker set a record 71st consecutive month of sales increases.
By Marc Stern on November 30, 2016 - 9:48PM
The judge presiding over the ongoing talks in the 3.0-liter V-6 portion of the Dieselgate Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement has given negotiators two weeks to resolve issues.