February 28th, 2017 | by James Ayre
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?"
December 23rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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.
December 7th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
The South Korea government is Seeking to press Criminal Prosecution Against VW Executives who knowingly participated in the emissions scandal!
November 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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.
November 8th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Volkswagen + Audi have been Caught Cheating on Emissions tests - Again! This time, though, it's with the company's popular gasoline models, not diesels
October 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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.
October 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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?
September 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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.
September 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
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.
September 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Audi has announced plans to increase its involvement with the ABT Formula E team and have its own factory backed team in 2017.
August 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Audi is studying electro-mechanical dampers that will give better ride control and generate small amounts of electricity. They will lower emissions and extend battery range on electric and plug-in hybrid cars.
July 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Porsche expects to add 1,400 new jobs in order to produce the Mission-E, its proposed new 4 door, zero emissions four door sports car due in 2019.
May 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
After a very short search, Tesla has tapped Peter Hochholdinger to be its new vice president in charge of manufacturing. Hochholdinger has worked for Audi for 22 years and is currently its head of procuction.