The German car industry, led by Volkswagen, has been busy trying to convince European regulators to soften future emissions requirements. It seems their plan is working.
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Different types of electric vehicles help us to envision an emissions-free future.
New Water-cooled Exhaust Manifold technology from Volkswagen and Honda means More Power, Less Emissions from new internal combustion engines.
Even that title looks like a looming disaster for Audi. It’s like when Lionel Messi takes on several opponents at once as if that would make it fair … but then humiliates them all.
With the launch of the 61MPG, 129 HP, 1.9L Bluetec 4 cyl. Golf MK7.5, Volkswagen Launches its First New Diesel Since Dieselgate.
The diesel emissions scandal that rocked Volkswagen to the tune of tens of billions of dollars last year continues to send shock waves throughout the company. VW has all but cancelled its entire diesel vehicle line-up, its subsidiary, Audi, has cancelled its all-conquering LeMans program, and now, rumor are swirling that Volkswagen will sell off […]
e-Tron SUV Will Represent “First Real Premium Manufacturer Doing A Premium Electric SUV,” Claims Audi Exec
While discussing the release next year of the company’s all-electric e-Tron SUV, a top Audi exec (Dietmar Voggenreiter, sales and marketing boss) commented that the model will represent “the first real premium manufacturer doing a premium electric SUV.” I guess that the Tesla Model X doesn’t count? Or is just that Tesla isn’t a “real premium manufacturer?”
The 2016 Consumer Reports customer satisfaction survey puts Tesla at the top of the list. 91% of Tesla owners say they would buy another Tesla. Subaru was the top rated choice for affordable car makers.
The South Korea government is Seeking to press Criminal Prosecution Against VW Executives who knowingly participated in the emissions scandal!
European car makers have agreed to invest in high power charging infrastructure throughout Europe. It will be based on the CCS standard and may support power levels of up to 350 kW.
Volkswagen + Audi have been Caught Cheating on Emissions tests – Again! This time, though, it’s with the company’s popular gasoline models, not diesels.
After nearly 20 years on top, Audi is withdrawing from Le Mans endurance racing. That will leave only Porsche and Toyota in the top class, Le Mans prototypes.
Mercedes has signed an option to join the Formula E series beginning in 2018. Will it stay in Formula One after is contract with the senior series ends in 2020?
As the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal moves into its second year, the US Justice department is considering how large a criminal fine it can levy against the company without putting it out of business.
Rolls Royce, Ford, Volvo and others will not be presenting their cars at the Paris auto show this year. As cars become more like computers, manufacturers are seeking new ways to connect with customers.
Audi has announced plans to increase its involvement with the ABT Formula E team and have its own factory backed team in 2017.