Audi

Audi to use Valeo's stop-start technology in sports coupe, report says

11:01 am U.S. ET | June 29, 2017

Luxury carmaker Audi will introduce Valeo's micro-hybrid "stop-and-start" systems in its RS5 sports coupe, sources told Reuters.... Read More »

BMW, Audi agree on steps to cut pollution from older diesels

June 28, 2017 16:08 CET

BMW and Audi agreed on measures to cut pollution from older diesel cars with the German state of Bavaria. The steps include a pledge from automakers to ensure that at least half of their Euro-5 standard diesel car fleets will reach a level of NOx emissions that will cut pollution in cities.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Who's left holding bag for Takata recalls?

8:15 am U.S. ET | June 26, 2017

Takata bankruptcy may leave Japan automakers holding the bag; FCA tweaking 300, Charger, Cherokee trims; Tough sell for Subaru: Safe yet sporty; Report: Managers skewer Audi board.... Read More »

Audi top management criticized in internal dossier, paper says

June 25, 2017 09:38 CET

Audi's executive board, including CEO Rupert Stadler, shows no signs of being ready for a fresh start after the brand became embroiled in VW Group's diesel scandal, company managers say, according to a German newspaper report.... Read More »

Audi to star in new Spider-Man movie

2:03 pm U.S. ET | June 20, 2017

Audi is giving moviegoers an exclusive first look at the 2018 Audi A8 on July 7 as Spider-Man: Homecoming hits theaters. Audi also plans to show off two other vehicles in the movie.... Read More »

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Peter Donnellan, senior vice president of after sales, Audi of America

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 19, 2017

A discussion with Peter Donnellan, senior vice president of after sales for Audi of America.... Read More »

Audi plots crossover alternatives

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2017

Some traditional Audi sedan buyers aren't ready for crossovers, which is one reason the luxury brand is offering its new A5 and S5 Sportback models.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Opel CEO Neumann quits; in line to lead Audi?

9:00 am U.S. ET | June 12, 2017

Opel CEO Neumann resigns; in line to lead Audi?; Porsche Cayenne emissions probe; JLR investing in Lyft; GM slows rental-fleet sales; Ford UK mobility hub; Cadillac's risky ad move.... Read More »

VW may rehire Opel CEO Neumann to run Audi, report says

June 11, 2017 15:09 CET

VW Group is looking at rehiring Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann, possibly to lead its Audi brand, a source told Reuters. Neumann is said to be planning to quit Opel after GM sells the automaker to PSA.... Read More »

Audi's goal: More SUVs and wagons for U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2017

Barry Hoch, director of product planning for Audi of America, said the lineup could use "an even bigger" SUV.... Read More »

Audi's next A8 will get 48-volt mild hybrid

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

Audi will become the latest automaker to use a 48-volt mild hybrid system to improve fuel economy and lower emissions.... Read More »

AUDI'S SCOTT KEOGH: Betting on Q5 as luxury market peaks

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

In this Q&A, Scott Keogh, president of Audi of America, discusses 2017 sales, the political climate and how the VW diesel scandal will impact Audi this year.... Read More »

Audi A7 up in smoke

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 5, 2017

Audi engineers last week were pulling a dead weight trailer in the Austrian Alps with a prototype of the redesigned A7 sedan when a fire started under the hood.... Read More »

Audi CEO may not stay through 2022 due to board pact, report says

8:36 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2017

Embattled Audi CEO Rupert Stadler only received a five-year contract extension last month because of an agreement among supervisory board members that he would not serve out his full term, Reuters reported, citing two sources close to the board.... Read More »

Audi's retooled A7 erupts in flames during Alps testing

11:06 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2017

Audi engineers in Europe were pulling a dead weight trailer in the thin air and steep climbs of the Austrian Alps with a new A7 sedan when a fire started under the hood.... Read More »

Prosecutors expand Audi emissions probe after German gov't cheat claim

June 2, 2017 12:34 CET

Prosecutors in Munich have widened an investigation at Audi to examine the automaker's sales in Germany and elsewhere in Europe after the federal government accused the company of cheating on emissions tests in its home market. The latest findings are a blow to VW Group's biggest profit contributor.... Read More »

Audi accused of cheating emissions tests by German government

June 1, 2017 19:56 CET

Audi was accused by the German government of cheating emissions tests with its top-end models. Audi said it would recall A8 and A7 models for a software fix.... Read More »

VW-AUDI: Atlas, repaired diesels provide boost ​

2:26 pm U.S. ET | June 1, 2017

Volkswagen Group of America's sales rose 3.9 percent in May, paced by gains of 4.3 percent for VW brand and 2.5 percent for Audi.... Read More »

Audi's new A8 flagship will get 48-volt tech to boost economy, performance

June 1, 2017 09:24 CET

Audi will become the latest automaker to use a 48-volt mild hybrid system in its cars to improve fuel economy and lower emissions. The technology will be standard on all of the latest-generation A8 models.... Read More »

Audi reaches agreement resolving dispute with dealers in China

May 20, 2017 14:51 CET

Audi and its dealers in China have reached an agreement on how cars produced with SAIC Motor will be sold in the country. Audi's local sales plunged following a dispute with dealers.... Read More »

Audi pledges transparency amid emissions probes

11:44 am U.S. ET | May 18, 2017

Audi's CEO pledged full transparency as the company recovers from its diesel emissions fraud but shareholders pressed managers to disclose more about the scandal.... Read More »

Audi pledges transparency amid emissions probes

May 18, 2017 10:14 CET

Dealers for the FAW-VW joint venture in China fear that plans for an Audi joint venture with VW Group's southern JV partner SAIC to build and sell Audi vehicles via SAIC-VW's retail network will hit their sales.... Read More »

Audi CEO Stadler's contract to be extended to end of 2022

6:30 am U.S. ET | May 17, 2017

Audi boss Rupert Stadler, 54, will be given another five years as CEO, VW's luxury brand said. The board vote to extend Stadler's contract was unanimous,... Read More »

Audi's Stadler will remain CEO despite diesel scandal criticism

May 17, 2017 12:32 CET

Audi boss Rupert Stadler will be given another five years as the automaker's chief executive. Stadler has faced criticism for his handling of Audi's role in parent Volkswagen Group's emissions-cheating scandal.... Read More »

VW expands U.S. recall to 292,000 Porsche, Audi models on fire risk

2:11 pm U.S. ET | May 14, 2017

Volkswagen is adding about 292,000 Porsche and Audi vehicles to a previous recall for a fuel-pump defect that could result in fire.... Read More »

 
Audi copies Silicon Valley risk-taking culture with self-driving A8

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 24 2017

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Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been studying Silicon Valley's risk-taking culture and with the brand's ...
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How the iPhone has changed our industry

Krishnan M. Anantharaman
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14 2017

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We won't gush over the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, but on this occasion at least, we ought to ac ...
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Bentley Bentayga plug-in taps VW Group parts bin

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 13 2017

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A prototype of Bentley's Bentayga plug-in hybrid has been testing with the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybri ...
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Dissecting Europe's automotive numbers

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 12 2017

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The latest Automobile Industry Pocket Guide from the European association ACEA, reveals some interesting, and often unexpected, trends from the region's auto industry. ...
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Renault design boss knows which line matters most

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 11 2017

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When discussing automotive design, the word “line” gets used often. Renault design chief ...
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Volvo sends message to suppliers

Douglas A. Bolduc
8:40 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says that the automaker's decision to electrify all its future powertrains provides a clear message to suppliers. ...
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Ghosn knows what it means to be No. 1

Lindsay Chappell
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 5 2017

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The biggest volumes earn the attention of suppliers, technology innovators, deal-makers and governments. ...
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Continental's speaker-less solution slashes weight, satisfies the ear

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30 2017

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Continental's speaker-less car audio solution reduces weight by up to 90 percent compared with today ...
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Britain's unofficial auto show is a classy affair

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28 2017

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Forget auto shows held in huge trade fair grounds in cities such as Frankfurt, Paris and Beijing, th ...
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Porsche and Toyota patriarchs cement friendship at Le Mans

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 28 2017

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Porsche's friendly reception of the Toyota team they defeated in the 24 Hours of Le Mans highlights ...
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Russia sales increase 15% in 4th straight monthly rise
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in June, the fourth consecutive month of higher ...
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UK car sales fall for third consecutive month
UK new-car registrations fell by 4.8 percent in June to 243,454, the first time in six years sales h ...
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German car sales drop on fewer selling days
German new-car sales declined 3.5 percent last month to 327,693 vehicles, according to data from the ...
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Italy June sales surge 13%
Italy's new-car registrations increased 13 percent in June to 187,642 units, according to figures fr ...
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French sales rise nearly 2% in June
Registrations of new cars in France rose 1.6 percent to 230,940 vehicles in June, with Daimler, Toyo ...
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Spain sales rise 7%; troubling trends seen
New-car sales in Spain were up 6.5 percent last month to 131,797 units, according to industry associ ...
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European sales rise 8% in May, nearing pre-crisis levels
European new-car registrations rose nearly 8 percent in May, with nearly all automakers recording sa ...
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VW, Kia and Lada make big gains as Russia sales rise 15%
New-car registrations in Russia increased 15 percent in May, the third consecutive month of higher s ...
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German sales jump 13% on fleet demand
German new-car sales rose 13 percent in May on two extra selling days and strong sales to business f ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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European minicar sales forecast to dip this year, remain steady until 2020
Automakers are increasing technology levels in Europe's minicar segment to maintain consumer interes ...
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Europe's compact minivan sales forecast to see steady decline
Europe's compact minivan segment is forecast to continually decline until 2020 because of rising dem ...
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Europe's small SUV sales forecast to top 2 million next year
Europe's small SUV/crossover segment is forecast to continue its rapid growth as models from latecom ...
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New mild hybrid tech will shake up green car sales
Mild hybrid cars with cheaper and less complex technology than plug-in and full hybrids will reduce ...
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SUV sales rise to 25% of European market
SUVs and crossovers accounted for a quarter of all European passenger vehicle sales last year as mod ...
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VW Golf, other volume compacts lose share to premium rivals, SUVs
The VW Golf and Ford Focus compacts are being squeezed as premium competitors such as the Mercedes A ...
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Ford of Europe names Leenarts design chief
Ford named Amko Leenarts as its new design director for Europe. Leenarts will succeed Joel Piaskowsk ...
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BMW sales chief Robertson to retire; Dutch executive Nota is successor
BMW said Ian Robertson will retire as the automaker's sales chief. He will be succeeded by Pieter No ...
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Tesla adds two to board, including James Murdoch
Tesla appointed two new directors to its board, including Twenty-First Century Fox CEO James Murdoch ...
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KC Crain named president of Automotive News' parent company
KC Crain, group publisher of Automotive News, has been named president of parent Crain Commun ...
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Ford names Shirinov CEO of Russia JV
Ford has named Adil Shirinov CEO of its Russian joint venture, Ford Sollers. ...
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VW names veteran Europe exec to steer N. America sales, marketing
VW Group named Werner Eichhorn, a longtime executive from its European operations, as the new head o ...
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PSA hires Renault-Nissan exec to lead push in Africa
PSA Group has picked veteran Renault-Nissan executive Samir Cherfan to lead its sales and marketing ...
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Tesla's autopilot software head quits in less than six months
Tesla's head of its autopilot software, Chris Lattner, has left the company within six months of joi ...
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Former VW design chief de Silva joins Edag to style EVs for China
Volkswagen Group's former design chief, Walter de Silva, is styling electric cars for a Chinese comp ...
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Bentley hires Nissan exec for Americas sales post
Bentley tapped a veteran automotive executive from Nissan, Mike Rocco, to become vice president of sales and operations -- a new post -- for the brand's Americas division. ...
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Volvo seeks to match XC60's magic
Volvo hopes that by making its new XC60 bigger, safer and more technologically advanced it will be a ...
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Alfa's big bet on the Stelvio
Alfa Romeo is betting on the Stelvio and its fun-to-drive characteristics to boost the appeal of wha ...
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Opel moves Insignia upscale
Opel hopes a wide selection of advanced safety equipment in its new Insignia will move the model upm ...
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Softer Land Rover Discovery keeps its go-anywhere skills
Land Rover is determined to demonstrate that even though the fifth generation of the Discovery has b ...
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Honda counts on new Civic for boost in Europe
Honda's latest Civic benefited from the largest development program for a single model in the compan ...
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Mercedes makes E-class coupe more practical
Mercedes is repositioning its E-class coupe to offer more room and more functionality, promoting the ...
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Kia gives Rio better tech to challenge European rivals
Kia has added driver assistance systems not typical in small cars as well as upgraded connectivity i ...
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Mini maxes out with Countryman
The Mini Countryman has grown to become the BMW subsidiary's biggest model to date and now competes ...
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Nissan plots Micra's return to Europe's top 10
Nissan wants to re-establish the Micra subcompact as one of the 10 top-sellers in Europe's biggest a ...
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Hyundai gives i30 a tech boost
The Hyundai i30's success has been important in boosting the brand's European growth in the past 10 ...
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Suppliers to the new Peugeot 3008
Assembly of the second-generation Peugeot 3008 began in June 2016 at PSA's factory in Sochaux, Franc ...
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Suppliers to the new Alfa Stelvio
Assembly of the first-generation Alfa Romeo Stelvio began in January at the automaker's factory in C ...
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Suppliers to the new Opel Ampera-e
Assembly of the all-new Opel Ampera-e full-electric car began in October 2016 at parent General Moto ...
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Suppliers to the new BMW 5 series
Assembly of the seventh-generation BMW 5 series began in November 2016 at the automaker's factory in ...
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