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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 October 4, 2016 - 11:21PM
Audi soared to its 69th straight month of sales success with the help of the A4. Interestingly, the A4 luxo-sedan ran counter to recent trends as it scored a sales success in the face of torrid crossover sales. For much of the auto market, the reverse is true.
By Marc Stern on October 2, 2016 - 5:57PM
The Paris Auto show has featured a slew of introductions. Audi, for example, has introduced the restyled Q5 which features a new model, the SQ5, and a more powerful engine, a 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6.
By Will Maley on October 1, 2016 - 12:11PM
Manual transmissions seem to be going the way of the dodo bird. So whenever an automaker announces one of their vehicles is getting the option of a manual, it's time for a celebration.
By Marc Stern on September 29, 2016 - 11:45PM
Dieselgate has claimed many victims but none is closer to the heart of the performance enthusiast than the EA888, high-performance four. The four that powered a Beetle to a land speed record.
By Will Maley on September 29, 2016 - 2:23PM
Audi would have liked to make the RS3 Sedan a surprise at this week's Paris Motor Show. But thanks to a leaked video and roadmap, we knew a fair amount about. At least Audi has gone forward tell us the various details of their newest RS model.
By Marc Stern on September 27, 2016 - 10:15PM
Audi, a division of Volkswagen, has recalled several 2015-17 models to fix a software glitch that turns off the side market lights. It only happens when the headlights or parking lights are turned on, usually at night, when all lights are needed for visibility.
By Marc Stern on September 26, 2016 - 9:25AM
A report in a German publication clears Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler of involvement in the Dieselgate scandal.
By Marc Stern on September 21, 2016 - 11:09PM
The Teflon (R) armor that has surrounded Rupert Stadler, Audi chief exec, looks like it is wearing very thin as he could soon find himself joining other top VW execs, caught up in the Dieselgate scandal.
By Marc Stern on September 13, 2016 - 6:34PM
Since April, Audi's compact crossover, the Q3, has been a success story. Indeed, it may be the real secret to the automaker's continuing record of success this year.
By Marc Stern on September 12, 2016 - 10:20PM
Audi has abandoned talks with Uber and Google, among others, to pursue closer collaboration with Chinese firms to bring internet technologies to drivers.
By Will Maley on September 8, 2016 - 2:26PM
When Audi revealed the second-generation A5 coupe a couple months back, we knew in due course that the A5 Sportback would be revealed. Sure enough, Audi spilled the beans on the 2017 A5 Sportback this week.
By Will Maley on August 31, 2016 - 3:51PM
The Tesla Model S has a large target on the back that the German automakers are aiming for. The reason is simple; customers that would be buying a flagship luxury sedan with a German badge are turning to the Model S. Now, we have information on one automaker's plan to take down the Model S.
By Will Maley on August 30, 2016 - 3:49PM
We have been waiting for Audi to announce details of the updated A3 Sportback e-tron since announcing the 2017 A3 and S3 sedans. Today, the german automaker spilled the beans.
By Will Maley on August 27, 2016 - 10:34AM
Has there been a moment in time where you find yourself wishing that you had a wagon that could take you to that special fishing spot and do some track time? That wish could be coming true.
By Will Maley on August 17, 2016 - 4:32PM
If you think that you need a diesel to achieve high fuel economy figures on the highway, Audi would like to have a word with you.
By Will Maley on August 15, 2016 - 2:26PM
We all hate waiting at traffic signals because it feels like an eternity for the red light to turn green. But in a couple of Audi models for 2017, you'll have an idea of when the light will change.
By Will Maley on August 12, 2016 - 9:23AM
Even though Audi has already revealed for the A3 back in April, there was no information available on the U.S. version. But this week, Audi has revealed the details for the U.S. A3 lineup.
By Will Maley on July 27, 2016 - 9:37AM
If you have your heart set on an Audi wagon, here is the only way you can get one in the U.S.
By Will Maley on July 15, 2016 - 8:43AM
It seemed that a possible fix was on the way for the Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche models featuring the 3.0L TDI V6 that were deemed to have illegal emission software. Unfortunately, that fix has been rejected.
By Will Maley on July 8, 2016 - 8:52AM
When Audi introduced the SQ7 TDI earlier this year, it premiered a new V8 TDI engine with three turbochargers; two standard and one electric. This engine is the first of a new-generation of gas and diesel V8s that will appear in future Audi, Bentley, and Porsche models. But it also might be the last one Audi builds.
By Will Maley on July 7, 2016 - 9:03AM
Sunroofs are a great way to let some extra sunlight in and have a breeze flow through the car. But what isn't so great is when a sunroof falls into a vehicle. Unfortunately for a group of Audi vehicles are being recalled for this issue.
By Will Maley on June 28, 2016 - 3:52PM
After ten months of owners being left in the dark and Volkswagen negotiating with the U.S. about a possible settlement over the diesel emission scandal, the light at the end of the tunnel is being shown.
By Will Maley on June 3, 2016 - 9:16AM
Last night at Audi's headquarters in Ingolstadt, the German luxury brand introduced the new 2017 A5 and S5 Coupes.
By Will Maley on May 26, 2016 - 10:54AM
In the land of performance flagship sedans, the Volkswagen group has two models to fill this niche.
By Will Maley on May 20, 2016 - 9:56AM
Around the summertime, we begin hearing about changes automakers are planning for the upcoming model year. Usually, it means some changes in terms of features or pricing. But once in awhile, a surprise comes up that makes a car better.
By Jason Cobb on May 16, 2016 - 9:05AM
Peter Hochholdinger with 22 years experience at Audi hired to deliver Tesla's promise of 500,000 vehicles by 2018.
By Will Maley on May 14, 2016 - 11:07AM
Audi held their annual shareholder meeting at their headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany yesterday where CEO Rupert Stadler announced some big plans for the luxury automaker.
By Will Maley on May 12, 2016 - 8:39AM
It was only last year that Audi introduced to the racing world the R8 LMS GT3 race car and earn its first victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours. To celebrate this victory, Audi has announced a special R8.
By Will Maley on May 11, 2016 - 9:55AM
Owners of Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen vehicles equipped with the 3.0L TDI V6, we have some very good news.
By Will Maley on May 10, 2016 - 8:53AM
When it comes to flagship models, the elephant in the room is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. This model comes in a standard and long-wheelbase, along with even longer and more luxurious models - Maybach and Pullman. Don't forget the S-Class coupe and convertible. Audi is considering taking on the entire S-Class lineup with the A8.