Audi has made the second-generation Q3 crossover bigger and added more tech and connectivity equipment. The latest Q3 switches to parent Volkswagen Group's flexible MQB architecture from an older platform.
Doug Jones, an Alabama Democrat, and Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican -- who represent states where foreign automakers build cars -- introduced bipartisan legislation that would bar the Trump administration from imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported cars and parts until the International Trade Commission conducted a study.
Markus Duesmann will become Audi CEO on Jan. 1, according to sources at Automobilwoche. The engine development expert would be the second high-profile defection from BMW to VW Group following the departure of Herbert Diess in 2015 to become head of the VW brand.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's government allowed BMW and VW to gain control over local ventures ahead of their foreign rivals, giving the German automakers a boost in the world's largest vehicle market.