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2010 Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced, List Includes 3 Hybrids

2010 Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced, List Includes 3 Hybrids

Every year the Green Car Journal presents an award to the top Green Car of the year.  The award is decided by votes from a long list of people that include Jay Leno, Matt Peterson of Global Green USA, and Carl Pop of Sierra Club.  Last year's winner was the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI.  The... read more

October 10, 2009 by - 2
Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

Clean Diesels Cost More, But Will Americans Pay For Them?

It's well known in the car industry that a diesel engine costs 10 to 20 percent more to build than a gasoline motor of equivalent output. That's because diesels have to be... read more September 17, 2009 by 9

2009 Audi R8 e-Tron Concept

Full Details: Audi e-Tron Electric Supercar, Competition for Tesla?

Yesterday we brought you the first images of the Audi e-Tron concept car from the Frankfurt Auto Show. Now, we have all the technical details of this stunning supercar... read more September 15, 2009 by 1

Johan de Nysschen

Volt Buyers 'Idiots'? Audi President Is The One Who's Wrong

We were going to let it slide, really. Just because the U.S. president of a major automaker calls the buyers of another carmaker's product "idiots" is no reason for us to... read more September 4, 2009 by 3

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

2010 Audi A3 TDI Priced at $30K, $8K Over 2010 VW Golf TDI

As of November, you'll have two choices if you want a compact five-door hatchback with a clean diesel engine. One is the brand-new 2010 Audi A3 TDI, which was just given a... read more September 3, 2009 by 3

2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI V-10

VIDEO: Audi's Electrifying New Microsite Revives R8 EV Rumors

In late May, we reported on rumors that an electric version of Audi's R8 supercar would be at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Nary a day later, Edmunds Inside Line crushed our... read more September 2, 2009 by 0

2009 Mini Coupe Concept

Mini Coupe Concept Celebrates 50 Years of Minis, Targets Audi TT

On Wednesday, August 26, 1959, a new type of small car was unveiled in Austin and Morris dealerships across Britain. Many buyers didn't know quite what to make of the Morris... read more August 26, 2009 by 0

2009 Audi A3

Audi Turns 100: The A3 Isn’t the Only Thing That Has Been Refined In a Century

July 16th, 2009 marks Audi’s centennial anniversary in the automotive industry. The Auto Union company was founded by August Horch on July 16, 1909. To celebrate this... read more July 16, 2009 by 0

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

Diesel's Not A Dirty Word, Say New Audi TDI Ads

European automakers may be taking tentative steps into hybrids, but much of their green-car strategy still depends on clean diesels, adapted from engines that power half the... read more June 22, 2009 by 1

Peugeot 908 HDI at Le Mans 2009

Racing Goes Green As Diesels Romp At Le Mans

We were once told by an auto writer that "real car people" didn't want green cars. They wanted noise, and roaring engines, and squealing tires. Well, the triumph of... read more June 15, 2009 by 1

2009 Audi Q5

Audi Q5 Hybrid Back On

"We have to do hybrids in order to show people that we are able to do them," said Wolfgang Hatz, head of powertrain development for the Volkswagen Group, back in January at... read more June 11, 2009 by 1

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

First Drive: Audi A3 TDI Clean Diesel Hatchback

We like the idea of the 2009 Audi A3, a small, sporty five-door hatchback (Audi refers to it as a Sportback). It seems rather like the grownup big brother of the 2009... read more May 29, 2009 by 17

2010 Audi R8 Spy Shots

Factmill: Electric Audi R8 Concept Will Not Be At Frankfurt Motor Show

Contrary to blogosphere speculation, Edmunds has confirmed that there will be no electric Audi R8 at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. An Audi spokesperson who wished to... read more May 28, 2009 by 1


Audi A3 TwinDrive Hybrid Planned

As part of the same program that will develop an electric Volkswagen Golf, Audi is planning an A3 electric. The program, called VW TwinDrive, has not released any firm... read more May 6, 2009 by 0

2009 Audi Q5

Audi Q5 Hybrid On Schedule Release Expected in Late 2010

Audi, considered a holdout in hybrid powertrain technology, is on schedule to release a hybrid version of the Q5 Crossover vehicle in late 2010 or the ealry part of 2011... read more March 24, 2009 by 1

2009 Audi Q5

2011 Audi Q5 Hybrid Expected to Launch Next Year in the USA

Audi has previous considered entering the hybrid market, and now has finally confirmed it will officially to do aiming to bring a hybrid version of its luxury SUV the Q5 to... read more February 2, 2009 by 0



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