Audi

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 »

VW brand deliveries rise in China, but Audi struggles

May 12, 2017 11:55 CET

VW brand sales in China rose 4.3 percent in April on strong demand for its crossovers and SUVs. Volume at sibling unit Audi slipped 6.9 percent as the premium marque began to recover from a costly dispute with dealers over its plans to expand its distribution network in the country.... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: Subaru, Mitsubishi profits down

8:15 am U.S. ET | May 9, 2017

Subaru, Mitsu profits tumble; Nissan realigns U.S. sales staff; Reports: Auction driver had suspended license; EPA test lab in peril?; Audi creates steady supply of service techs.... Read More »

Audi e-tron Sportback set for U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 8, 2017

Audi's electric e-tron Sportback concept, unveiled last month at the Shanghai auto show, will come to the U.S. as a 2020 model.... Read More »

Audi, junior colleges join to develop service techs

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2017

Audi of America, enjoying its 90th straight month of sales increases, has a plan to attract more dealership service technicians.... Read More »

 
Volvo's Ingenlath achieves rare feat

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 21 2017

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Volvo's Thomas Ingenlath is among a small number of designers who have been tapped to lead a brand. ...
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Chinese carmakers declare war on foreign rivals

Yang Jian
7:59 am U.S. ET | June 19 2017

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Until recently, Chinese automakers were widely considered to be cheap, low-quality marques that were ...
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Why VW will not sell Polo in the U.S.


10:36 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW sees no profit in adding the Polo subcompact to a U.S. lineup dominated by SUVs and sedans. ...
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China's EV market: Something for everybody

Yang Jian
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 16 2017

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VW and Daimler soon will have a strong presence in the mass market for EVs in China. ...
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How engine gurus cope with the EV's rise

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2017

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Engine gurus at powertrain components provider BorgWarner have some interesting views on the rise of electric vehicles. ...
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Would you buy a car from Amazon?

Chris Bryant and Andrea Felsted
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 14 2017

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The automotive retail market is too big for Amazon to ignore. ...
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Data: Gold mine or land mine?

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 4 2017

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Fully autonomous cars are coming and many automakers believe that these highly connected vehicles will offer lucrative returns from data that they hope to sell to tech... ...
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Geely, a winner in China, faces uphill battle establishing itself overseas

Yang Jian
4:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2017

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Geely has emerged as the largest domestic carmaker in China this year, but despite its worldwide amb ...
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Piech isolated at family gathering

Christiaan Hetzner
7:16 am U.S. ET | May 30 2017

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Ferdinand Piech made what may be the last appearance at his family's holding company that controls a ...
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After Fields, is anyone safe?

Jason Stein
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 29 2017

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Former Ford CEO Mark Fields restored European profits, renegotiated labor agreements and started a movement to the world of mobility. ...
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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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Spain sales reach highest May level for 9 years
New-car sales in Spain rose 11 percent in May to the highest level for the month since 2008, helping ...
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VW among winners as Italy's market gains 8%
New-car sales in Italy rose 8.2 percent in May in the best result for the month in nine years as the ...
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French sales rise 9% in May
New-car registrations in France rose 8.9 percent in May with Seat, Ford, Fiat, Mercedes and Renault ...
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European sales fall 7% on VW, British slump
Passenger car registrations fell 7 percent in Europe in April on fewer selling days and a big slump ...
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VW, Kia, Renault benefit as Russia sales rise 7%
New-car sales in Russia rose 7 percent last month as the market's rebound gathered momentum after fo ...
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Spanish sales rise on Easter tourism boost
New-car registrations in Spain rose 1.1 percent in April, boosted by holiday rental sales. VW's Seat ...
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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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Europe's large premium SUV segment heads for record year
Europe's large premium SUV segment is on track for a record year, helped by rising sales of models s ...
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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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Finance chief Lohscheller to be Opel CEO after Neumann quits
GM's European division Opel is losing its CEO, Karl-Thomas Neumann, just as it prepares to be acquir ...
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McLaren names Melville design chief
McLaren has promoted former Land Rover and Cadillac executive Rob Melville to be its top designer. ...
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BMW Designworks chief Heilmer will head Mini design
BMW has picked Oliver Heilmer to head design at its Mini brand. Heilmer is currently president of BM ...
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Renault names new boss for India, Africa and Middle East
Renault named Fabrice Cambolive as head of the automaker's operations in Africa, the Middle East and ...
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Ford appoints Armstrong head of Europe operations
Ford named company veteran Steven Armstrong as head of its European operations. ...
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Toyota hires key U.S. marketing exec from VW
Toyota has named Volkswagen of America marketing executive Vinay Shahani its vice president of integ ...
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VW brand recruits Hyundai's Sengpiehl as global marketing chief
Volkswagen Group has recruited Hyundai's Jochen Sengpiehl to be global marketing director for its co ...
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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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Toyota gets quirky with C-HR to 'turn heads'
Toyota is a latecomer to Europe's crossover segment with the new C-HR. ...
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