• 2015 Audi Q7 TDI

    State and federal environmental regulators announced Monday they had approved modifications to illegally polluting Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche SUVs fitted with VW Group's 3.0-liter V-6 TDI turbodiesel engine The EPA and California Air Resources Board sent a letter Friday to VW announcing the approved modifications for the 3.0-liter TDI models. The fixes apply to 2013-2016 Volkswagen Touaregs, 2015 Audi Q7s, and 2013-2016 Porsche Cayenne SUVs that were equipped with diesel engines. DON'T MISS: Fix for Audi, VW, Porsche V-6 diesels closer to approval: report (May 2016) Altogether, the updates...

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    Buybacks coming for Audi Q7 TDI diesel SUVs: German report

    Audi will buy back 25,000 Q7 TDI SUVs, according to a German report.

  • 2014 Audi Q5 TDI, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2013
    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...

  • 2013 Audi Q7 TDI S Line
    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...

  • 2014 Tesla Model S
    How Financial Analysts (And Many Others) Misunderstand Tesla's Competitors

    Startup electric-car maker Tesla Motors and its sleek Model S luxury sport sedan have generated more media coverage over the last three years than many well-established car companies. But at least some of that coverage is woefully, hilariously out of touch with the actual world of real people...

  • 2013 Audi A6 TDI
    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...

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