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Diesel Car Guide: Every 2015-2016 Car & Light Truck, With Specs: UPDATED

Diesel Car Guide: Every 2015-2016 Car & Light Truck, With Specs: UPDATED

Diesel cars may keep a lower profile than hybrids or battery-electrics, but they're a good option for drivers looking to reliably save fuel. Many efficiency-focused gasoline cars and some hybrids have achieved stellar window-sticker fuel-economy ratings, only to fall short in the real world. DON'T... read more

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2016 Audi Q7 e-tron quattro

2016 Audi Q7 e-Tron Quattro Diesel Plug-In Hybrid: Live Photos From Geneva Motor Show

The Audi Q7 e-tron quattro diesel plug-in hybrid model was official unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show. The car's reveal followed last month's release of the first... read more March 3, 2015 by 


 
Audi A7 h-tron quattro

Audi Buys Patents For Fuel-Cell Technology From Ballard Systems

Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota have made most of the headlines in hydrogen fuel-cell development lately, but the Volkswagen Group may soon increase its presence. Audi announced... read more February 11, 2015 by 


 
2015 Audi A4

Famed Audi Quattro AWD System To Go Electric As e-Quattro

Back in the 1980s, Audi was one of the very first carmakers to promote all-wheel drive aggressively--first in rally cars, then in production sedans and coupes. Quattro... read more January 29, 2015 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 and 2014 Tesla Model S   [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche Electric Cars To Target Tesla Model S (Plug-In Hybrids Too)

This was the year when it became obvious that upstart electric-car maker Tesla Motors has startled and worried all of the German luxury-car companies. And now that they're... read more December 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 TDI, New York City, Nov 2014

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel: Fuel Economy Review

The 2015 Audi A3 is the first all-new version of the compact luxury car since it was launched in the U.S. as a 2006 model. And there are a lot of changes. Most noticeable is... read more December 18, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi Confirms Electric R8 e-Tron, Also 280-Mile Family Electric Car In 2017

The Audi R8 e-tron electric sports car has been cancelled and revived numerous times, but now it appears that not only will the e-tron enter production, it will also be the... read more November 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A3 Sedan  -  First Drive, March 2014

2015 Audi A3 TDI Diesel: Best Car To Buy 2015 Nominee

The first of our five nominees for Green Car Reports' 2015 Best Car To Buy award is the new 2015 Audi A3 TDI, the diesel version of Audi's new compact luxury sedan. All-new... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 4-door HB Grille

How Audi, BMW & Mercedes Plan To Compete With Tesla--And Why

We already know that in the next few years, we'll see a slew of mid-size SUVs offered with plug-in hybrid powertrains--most from luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
Chevy Volt and Spark EV with Sen. Debbie Stabenow as GM expands Global Battery Systems Lab, Sep 2013

Battery Maker LG Chem: Biggest Electric-Car Winner Of All?

Let's say your company builds a crucial, high-volume component for advanced-technology vehicles. Suppose it emerged this week that you've now got contracts to supply two of... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A8 L W12 Exclusive Concept

Audi Patent Reveals Plan For Four-Cylinder Engine As Smooth As Six Or V-8

There's a reason people like big, multi-cylinder engines and it isn't just about the noise they make or how much power they produce. It's also to do with smoothness. And it's... read more August 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 Audi A8 L Security

Audi Confirms V-6 Diesel For Plug-In Hybrid A8 Sedan

Audi has revealed more details of its second major plug-in hybrid drivetrain, set to appear first in the upcoming Audi A8 e-tron luxury sedan. The German automaker has chosen... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi A3 e-tron

Audi A3 e-Tron Plug-In Hybrid: Not A Compliance Car, Exec Says

Two years ago, we described the difference between high-volume electric cars and "compliance cars"--those built in very limited numbers solely to meet California rules that... read more July 17, 2014 by 


 
1989 Audi 100 2.5 TDI

Audi TDI Diesel Engines: Honoring 25 Years Of Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions

U.S. customers haven't had quite the range of diesel vehicles their European counterparts enjoy, but it's still hard to believe that one of the biggest badges in diesel... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
Audi A3 e-tron

Audi Plans Plug-In Hybrid Version Of Every Major Model By 2020

Audi will concentrate heavily on the development of plug-in hybrids over the next few years, as the company plans to offer a plug-in model of very significant model in its... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid presentation, Berlin

2015 Audi A3 Sportback e-Tron Plug-In Hybrid On Sale This Winter--In Germany

Audi has promised plug-in models for some time, and towards the end of this year its first production plug-in will finally arrive. The 2015 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron will hit... read more June 20, 2014 by 


 

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