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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 November 27, 2016 - 11:51AM
Even as Dieselgate continues to swirl about Volkswagen, its Audi luxury subsidiary continues to be a standout success for the automaker.
By Marc Stern on November 26, 2016 - 8:41PM
By and large, the "Black Friday Sale" phenomenon doesn't belong to the world of cars; you may find a deal or you may not. Most deals are decidedly standard. That's not to say "Black Friday" doesn't work, it does, just not for cars, very much.
By Marc Stern on November 21, 2016 - 9:13PM
Audi left the world of automotive endurance racing in style with a 1-2 victory at the 6 Hours of Dubai. The automaker ended up number two in the race for the Manufacturer's Cup and for driver honors.
By Marc Stern on November 16, 2016 - 6:56PM
Audi's A5 Sportback, slated to go on sale in 2018, popped up at this week's Los Angeles Auto Show. The A5 Sportback looks like a smaller clone of the A7.
By Marc Stern on November 15, 2016 - 6:03PM
After months of back-and-forth, VW and regulators seem to have settled on a plan that may mean owners of 3.0-liter VW diesels may receive compensation or fix.
By Marc Stern on November 14, 2016 - 9:34PM
Although the week is young, controversy is already swirling around Volkswagen and Audi. This time it is about the second cheating device reportedly found on gasoline vehicles.
By Marc Stern on November 11, 2016 - 9:33PM
The Dieselgate scandal keeps engulfing Volkswagen. This time the Federal Trade Commission has asked the court to let it seek answers as to whether there was document destruction.
By Marc Stern on November 10, 2016 - 11:38PM
A second major Dieselgate class-action suit, filed on behalf of more than 100,000 Audi vehicle owners, says VW and Audi actively used defeat devices on both diesel and gasoline cars and crossovers until last May.
By Marc Stern on November 9, 2016 - 12:19AM
As if Dieselgate wasn't enough for Volkswagen, a new report has appeared which states that the automaker included cheatware (scamming software) on three of its models. The new software turns on and off carbon dioxide emissions.
By Will Maley on November 7, 2016 - 10:21AM
Move over Mercedes-AMG CLA45, the upcoming Audi RS3 sedan is looking to take your crown.
By Marc Stern on November 6, 2016 - 1:15PM
In the latest news about the VW emissions scandal, it seems that there is more than one way to set a software switch.
By Marc Stern on November 3, 2016 - 12:21AM
The ongoing Dieselgate scandal keeps affecting Volkswagen and its subsidiaries. For example, changes to the A3 and planned Q4 have been shelved temporarily as engineers, who would normally be working on the new models, have to devote time to software updates to rigged cars already on the road.
By Marc Stern on November 2, 2016 - 8:49PM
Just when it looked like Volkswagen's WRC Racing effort was finished an item appeared in the publication Autocar that let fans breath a sigh of relief. It looks like the program will be folded into the rally effort at another VW subsidiary, Skoda.
By Marc Stern on October 31, 2016 - 12:33PM
Audi has clarified the changes to the entry-level A3 powerteam. A 2.0-liter turbocharged Miller Cycle engine has replaced the 1.8-liter turbocharged four used in 2016.
By Marc Stern on October 29, 2016 - 11:36PM
As Audi leaves World Endurance Racing, its new involvement in the Formula E electric series should help it with advancing electric vehicle technology.
By Marc Stern on October 28, 2016 - 4:24PM
With European repairs moving ahead on vehicles caught up in Dieselgate, some officials worry that the fix may be overstressing engines.
By Marc Stern on October 28, 2016 - 12:41AM
Audi has given the A3 a new personality. More powerful, the 2017 A3 features a Miller cycle engine and seven-speed, dual-clutch gearbox. City mileage is up as are horsepower and torque.
By Marc Stern on October 26, 2016 - 8:18PM
This story explores how to use the newly approved Volkswagen diesel repurchase program and tells you, frankly, it is a case of caveat emptor.
By Will Maley on October 26, 2016 - 11:11AM
For the past 18 years, Audi has dominated endurance racing around the world. In that time, the German automaker took home 106 victories. 13 of those wins came from the iconic 24 Hours of LeMans race. But everything must come to an end.
By Marc Stern on October 25, 2016 - 9:11PM
Today was a major milestone in the Dieselgate class-action suit settlement as Judge Charles Breyer okayed the deal allowing owners to begin the process of obtaining payments for their turbodiesels.
By Will Maley on October 24, 2016 - 9:43AM
If you happen to be a police officer in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, you are impressed with the fleet of vehicles on offer. Right behind them has to be the New South Wales Police Force in Australia which has taken delivery of a new police vehicle.
By Marc Stern on October 21, 2016 - 11:11PM
Audi representatives and those of the regulatory world have been working under the direction of Judge Charles Breyer to settle all aspects of the Dieselgate scandal.
By Will Maley on October 20, 2016 - 1:54PM
The current Nissan GT-R has been with us for a decade and it is still one of the quickest vehicles on sale. 0-60 mph only takes 2.9 seconds thanks to 565 horsepower twin-turbo V6 and clever all-wheel drive system.
By Marc Stern on October 20, 2016 - 9:03AM
Cybersecurity experts agree that despite all the hand-wringing and worrisome articles about what hackers may do to the connected car, their primary motives are far more conventional. The experts don't expect hackers to take over cars and drive them off cliffs -- with you inside -- instead, they believe cybercrooks want your identity and money.
By Will Maley on October 18, 2016 - 3:29PM
Putting your smallest engine into your largest vehicle may seem like a terrible idea. But Audi might be the exception.
By Marc Stern on October 15, 2016 - 11:24PM
The effect of the Dieselgate scandal continues to be felt throughout Volkswagen. The latest victim is apparently Audi racing whose diesel-based entry in the World Endurance Championship will likely be yanked starting in 2017.
By Marc Stern on October 13, 2016 - 11:49PM
Some of the first word back on the new Q5 by Audi, due out next year, shows that feelings are definitely middle-of-the-road.
By Will Maley on October 12, 2016 - 2:38PM
The curious case of the Audi R8 e-tron has finally reached an end point.
By Marc Stern on October 7, 2016 - 11:54PM
Volkswagen, apparently to keep similar recalls together, yesterday issued three fuel system recalls covering nearly 300,000 VW and Audi cars and crossovers.
By Marc Stern on October 6, 2016 - 12:59PM
With major victories in endurance racing series, Audi has shown it has a strong racing, winning track presence. Consumers benefit from this experience because vehicles' track experience helps to make stronger production cars.