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Blue Crude synthetic diesel fuel cuts carbon by 85 percent

Blue Crude synthetic diesel fuel cuts carbon by 85 percent

Fuels produced from plant feedstocks are touted by many as a viable and lower-carbon alternative to traditional gasoline or diesel. But the need to dedicate large swaths of land to growing crops for fuel, and the need to ensure all vehicles are compatible with these "biofuels," has limited their... read more

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2010 Audi A3 TDI

VW diesel 'defeat' software built by Audi, which never used it

The Volkswagen Group's work with illegal "defeat device" software goes back even further than originally thought, a recent report found. Audi developed software to alter the... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Now, finally, the Germans are getting scared of Tesla?

When the Tesla Model S launched four years ago, the all-electric luxury sedan certainly had its critics. Many of them were executives at German luxury carmakers, quick to... read more April 27, 2016 by


 
20 Audi A1 e-tron electric cars will be used in the pilot program

What Audi says it learned from 4 years of electric-car testing

Audi just wrapped up a four-year electric-car test program in its home market of Germany—and the company says it has learned a lot. Conducted together with the German... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

Updated Audi A3 debuts with new engine, tweaked styling

It seems like the current-generation Audi A3 went on sale only yesterday but we already have our first look at the car’s mid-cycle update. That’s because the... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S at Supercharger station on NY-to-FL road trip [photo: David Noland]

As Model 3 approaches, Audi exec says: 'Tesla did everything right'

German automakers, especially the luxury brands, are not necessarily known for humility, modesty, and deference. So for an executive at such a company to acknowledge that a... read more March 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi A4

2017 Audi A4 won't offer 2.0-liter TDI diesel in U.S. after all

While the 2017 Audi A4 is an entirely new vehicle, its shape isn't strikingly different from the car it replaces. The innovations come largely in a broad suite of comfort and... read more March 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi SQ7 TDI

New diesel Audi SQ7: electric turbo, 48-volt electrics aid efficiency

Given the diesel scandal lingering over Volkswagen's operations, it might come as a surprise that Audi has unveiled a new, high-performance flagship crossover powered by the... read more March 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi Q2, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Audi Q2 small SUV debuts at Geneva, another utility vehicle for German luxury brand

Audi unveiled a new smaller crossover at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show as it continues trying to fill every conceivable niche in the segment. The 2016 Audi Q2 is slightly... read more March 2, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi Q7

VW kept earlier Audi emissions issue from regulators

Long before use of "defeat device" software in diesel cars was uncovered by independent researchers, Volkswagen withheld information about a potential emissions issue from... read more February 29, 2016 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Submits V-6 Diesel-Update Plan For Audi, Porsche, VW Models

Cutting its deadline extremely close, Volkswagen submitted a proposed fix for 3.0-liter V-6 TDI diesel models with "defeat device" software to U.S. regulators earlier this... read more February 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e Plug-In Hybrid

All Those Plug-In Hybrid Models? They're For China, More Than The U.S.

Between now and 2020, the three German luxury brands--Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz-- will collectively add more than a dozen plug-in hybrid models to their lineups. The goal... read more January 28, 2016 by


 
2014 Audi Q5 TDI, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2013

How Can VW, Audi Dealers Still Sell Used TDI Diesel Vehicles?

Hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen and Audi owners are now in their fifth month of waiting to find out when and how regulators will approve modifications to their diesel... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi e-Tron Quattro Electric Car Production Site In 2018 Chosen

Audi has announced that it will build its upcoming all-electric SUV in Belgium. The German carmaker says it will dedicate an existing plant in Brussels to the new electric... read more January 21, 2016 by


 
Audi h-tron quattro concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Audi h-Tron Quattro Concept Swaps In Hydrogen Fuel Cell For e-Tron's Battery

Hot on the heels of the all-electric Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept it revealed last fall, VW Group's luxury brand Audi has released a second iteration of the same concept. This... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Rest Of Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche Diesel Owners Get Gift Cards Too

Volkswagen still isn't prepared to begin a U.S. recall of diesel cars with illegal "defeat device" software, but it continues to try to mend its relationship with customers... read more January 12, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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