Tag: Audi

QOTD: Graceful Nineties Aging From Places European?

<img data-attachment-id="1673262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1.jpg" data-orig-size="960,679" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2000 Audi A8l W12" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-450×318.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1673262 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”431″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-610×431.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-450×318.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-768×543.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1-120×85.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/1.jpg 960w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>In a QOTD post last week, we walked down Nineties memory lane. The topics of discussion were […]

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Audi Relaunches Hydrogen Program; Industry’s Battery Woes Intensify

<img data-attachment-id="1673034" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/A192888_medium-e1557172107219.jpg" data-orig-size="3264,2173" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"Stefan Warter","camera":"","caption":"Audi Brussels, assembly: The Audi e-tron at the finish line (checkpoint 8)","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"AUDI AG","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Audi e-tron Production at the CO2-neutral plant of Audi Brussels","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Audi e-tron Production at the CO2-neutral plant of Audi Brussels" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/A192888_medium-e1557172107219-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/A192888_medium-e1557172107219-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1673034″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/A192888_medium-e1557172107219-610×406.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/A192888_medium-e1557172107219-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/A192888_medium-e1557172107219-75×50.jpg 75w, […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: Big German Luxury Sedans of 1991

<img data-attachment-id="1671206" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,768" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1991 BMW 735i" data-image-description=" BMW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1671206 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/foto-mashin-bmv-735.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”>They’re large, expensive, and hail from a time when the sedan was king of the luxury pyramid. German exclusivity […]

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Aeva will supply lidar sensors to Audi’s autonomous driving division

There’s no shortage of startups vying for a slice of a lidar market that’s expected to be worth $3.5 billion by 2024, but Aeva stands out in several respects. In just over a year, it’s raised over $45 million in funding and attracted Canaan — an early investor in PrimeSense — as an investor. It […]

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Audi’s New Mobility Egg

Audi’s pitching more than just new models at Auto Shanghai this month; it’s promoting a new way to drive. The AI:ME Concept is a summonable, self-driving urban electric, aimed at reshaping the company’s business model — or at least examining that possibility. While Audi refers to the vehicle as a highly specialized premium automobile that can be […]

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the AUDI AI:ME is a self-driving hatchback with a pergola ‘garden roof’

AUDI unveils a new level 4 autonomous concept car aimed at urban driving during auto shanghai 2019. the german automobile manufacturer pushes artificial intelligence in the all-electric AI:ME, whilst complimenting its tech-oriented features with a nature-inspired pergola roof. images courtesy of AUDI AUDI wants to use AI to relieve strain on drivers by doing some […]

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TOP 10 electric concept cars revealed at the 2019 geneva motor show

from bentley to ferrari and bugatti to mercedes-benz, the 2019 geneva motor show was parked full of cars making their world debuts. the fair not only showcased some brand new, extremely powerful sportscars but also exhibited innovative, forward-thinking electric concepts and production vehicles – as we predicted in our preview beforehand. in light of these […]

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Audi Uses Witchcraft to Tease Possibility of Wagons in the West

Late last week, Audi took to social media to tease the possibility of Avant models returning to the United States. Bizarrely, the company adopted the summoning circle meme utilized by young adults as a way to humorously express their deepest desires. While half-heartedly pretending to be a member of the occult online isn’t a new or […]

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AUDI Q4 e-tron concept shrinks SUV size but not electric range

dynamic yet sustainable, the AUDI ‘Q4 e-tron’ concept hints at the design of the fifth series production electric vehicle that the brand will introduce by the end of 2020. it follows the debuts of the ‘e-tron’ back in september 2018 and the ‘e-tron GT’ in november 2018, and precedes the soon-to-be-shown ‘e-tron sportback’ and ‘Q2L […]

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TOP 10 electric concept cars to debut at the 2019 geneva motor show

each year, automotive heaven is held at the geneva motor show for all the world’s motor-heads to be mezmerized with curiosity. from manufacturing giants to small supercar shops, the trade fair has it all. in 2018 the trend saw a higher number of super-tech cars presented whilst in 2019, we predict far more electric cars […]

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Casting a Wider Net: Audi’s EV Push Won’t Ignore the Entry-level Crowd

Audi plans to make a green new deal with premium-minded buyers of limited means. With the brand’s Volkswagen Group parent going all-in on electric vehicles, Audi has access to whatever it needs from mama’s parts bin. This will come in handy. It seems a cheaper, smaller EV is Audi’s next big reveal, with the Golf-sized […]

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2019 Audi TT RS Receives Mild Refresh, Hazy Future

Having already spruced up the standard TT over the summer, Audi is now ready to unveil lightly refreshed versions of the TT RS and TT RS Roadster. The brand basically needs to tide its customers over until the model undergoes a more comprehensive update or is replaced by something else. That’s not all bad. While […]

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Germany Engineering Firm Pleads Guilty to Involvement in VW Emissions Scandal

IAV GmbH, the German engineering company co-owned by Volkswagen Group, plead guilty to a felony count of conspiracy in a U.S. District Court on Friday, to the surprise of absolutely no one. Last month, authorities said the firm had already agreed to a guilty plea and multi-million-dollar fine for its role in helping Volkswagen Group develop […]

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U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception

Four men tasked with developing a very dirty diesel engine for use in Audi vehicles have been indicted by a U.S. grand jury. The four, including the head of Audi’s Diesel Engine Development department, face charges of wire fraud, violation of the Clean Air Act, and conspiracy, all stemming from the development of an engine that […]

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Electrification’s Silver Lining: Audi CEO Announces PB 18 e-tron Production Plans

Audi unveiled the PB 18 e-tron Concept at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance with absolutely no assurance that it would ever be more than a fun idea. In fact, the company outright said it had no plans to put the vehicle into production. Miraculously, Audi flip-flopped, and the electrified hypercar is now slated for assembly. […]

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Samsung announces its first Exynos-branded Auto V9 processor, partners with Audi

Samsung is starting the year off with a push to expand the reach of its chips. The company today announced Exynos Auto V9, its first auto-branded processor under the Exynos umbrella, as it looks to gain traction in the in-car infotainment space. The company says the Exynos Auto V9 chip is designed to power in-vehicle […]

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Audi Claims Women Like Butch Cars Because It Needs It To Be True

Audi is claiming women want butch, masculine, testosterone-saturated designs when it comes to their automobiles. Though it isn’t clear if they’re doing this because the automaker conducted extensive research on the matter or because they happen to be selling a muscular-looking crossover they’re really hoping will be popular with women. Truth be told, while we […]

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