Audi will buy back 25,000 Q7 TDI SUVs, according to a German report.
Fix for Audi, VW, Porsche V-6 diesels closer to approval: report
Last November, the EPA announced that nearly 100,000 cars and SUVs fitted with VW Group's 3-liter V-6 diesel engines violated the Clean Air Act. The agency said at the time that their emissions were up to nine times the legal limit in some circumstances. While that's better than the figure of "up...John Voelcker
Software To Be Updated In All 2009-2016 VW, Audi V-6 Diesels
It was only three weeks ago that Volkswagen headquarters in Germany came out swinging against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA had issued a complaint in which it accused VW of incorporating emission-cheating software into its 3.0-liter V-6 TDI diesels, used by Audi and Porsche as...John Voelcker
Audi, Porsche, VW Diesel Stop-Sale Orders: More Cars Than EPA Named
Although VW headquarters in Germany came out swinging against the U.S. EPA's contention that its 3.0-liter TDI diesel engines contained illegal emission software, Porsche's U.S. arm suspended sales of its Cayenne Diesel on Tuesday. Now, Volkswagen Group of America has issued a stop-sale order to...John Voelcker
VW Diesel V-6 Engines Used By Audi, Porsche Have Cheat Software Too: EPA
Sometimes there's no substitute for having a reporter right at a press event--with a smartphone. David Shepardson, D.C. bureau chief for The Detroit News, attended a press conference held by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today. At that event, the EPA revealed that some 3.0-liter V-6 TDI...John Voelcker
Are Diesels The Future For Luxury Sport Sedans? Audi Says Yes
As gas-mileage standards tighten steadily through 2025, how do you have a big, powerful, luxurious sedan more efficient? The Tesla Model S shows one way--make it all-electric--but other makers are taking other routes. Audi, perhaps more than any other German luxury make, says the answer is diesel...John Voelcker
Despite lack of an official confirmation from Audi of America, we'd bet significant money on the arrival of the Audi A6 Hybrid in the U.S. market. Why? Because the U.S. has the highest hybrid penetration of any market in the world except Japan, and "hybrid" means "high gas mileage" to a large number of U.S. buyers, particularly the affluent ones who buy imported luxury cars like Audis. It's coming, trust us So while other media have reported that the A6 Hybrid won't be coming to the States, we don't believe it for a second. And now Car and Driver has confirmed it, citing unnamed sources...