Tag: Audi

Former Audi Managers Indicted in Dieselgate Case

<img data-attachment-id="1724776" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/06/volkswagen-group-to-drop-267-million-for-audi-stock-buyout/shutterstock_1717962994/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" 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="audi logo audi grille audi s4" data-image-description=" JL IMAGES/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1724776″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Thursday, Munich-based prosecutors announced the indictment of four more ex-Audi managers in […]

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A Scarce Audi Lands Extra Range, Lower Price

<img data-attachment-id="1673034" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/05/audi-relaunches-hydrogen-program-industrys-battery-woes-intensify/audi-e-tron-production-at-the-co2-neutral-plant-of-audi-brussels/" 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 wp-image-1673034 size-large” 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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2021 Audi E-Tron And E-Tron Sportback Gain New Entry-Level Trim, Cost Nearly $9,000 Less Than Before

The Audi E-Tron hasn’t been a huge seller in the United States, but the company has just announced a new entry-level Premium trim. Thanks to this change, the 2021 E-Tron has a base price of $65,900. That makes it $8,900 less expensive than its predecessor. Audi didn’t release detailed specifications, but confirmed E-Tron Premium will have […]

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Audi Drops Ad Of Little Girl Eating A Banana After Some People Find It “Sexually Provocative” And “Unsafe”

The Volkswagen Group’s advertising is under fire once again as critics have suggested Audi has sexualized a little girl in one of its promos. The ad was tweeted on Sunday and showed a child leaning up against the grille of an RS4 Avant while eating a banana. The tweet was accompanied by a message saying […]

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Audi Suggests Computing Power Will Decide Industry Winners/Losers

<img data-attachment-id="1724776" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/06/volkswagen-group-to-drop-267-million-for-audi-stock-buyout/shutterstock_1717962994/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" 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="audi logo audi grille audi s4" data-image-description=" JL IMAGES/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1724776″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/shutterstock_1717962994.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With regulatory bodies the world over forcing the automotive sector to prioritize efficiency […]

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2021 Audi Q5’s Next-Gen OLED Taillights Will Warn Other Cars If They Get Too Close

The updated 2021 Audi Q5 is the carmaker’s first model to feature their next-generation OLED taillights, which claim to offer improved road safety and a personalized light signature. With the new generation OLED technology, Audi has become the first carmaker to digitize the taillights of a series-production vehicle. The new OLED technology basically turns the […]

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Audi CEO Expects Sales To Bounce Back by 2022/2023, Admits Tesla Has Significant Lead In “Several Areas”

Audi CEO Markus Duesmann told a German paper that his company is looking to get back to pre-COVID19 sales levels within the next two or three years. The carmaker is betting everything on the rising demand for electric vehicles, which benefit from government incentives. With that in mind, Audi hopes to sell some 40,000 e-tron […]

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Junkyard Find: 1985 Volkswagen Quantum GL Turbo Diesel Sedan

<img data-attachment-id="1728586" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/07/junkyard-find-1985-volkswagen-quantum-gl-turbo-diesel-sedan/56-1985-volkswagen-quantum-diesel-in-colorado-junkyard-photo-by-murilee-martin/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/56-1985-Volkswagen-Quantum-Diesel-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,1688" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.4","credit":"","camera":"SM-G960U1","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1593164717","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.00085470085470085","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="1985 Volkswagen Quantum in Colorado junkyard, LH front view" data-image-description=" 1985 Volkswagen Quantum in Colorado junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/56-1985-Volkswagen-Quantum-Diesel-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/56-1985-Volkswagen-Quantum-Diesel-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1728586″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/56-1985-Volkswagen-Quantum-Diesel-in-Colorado-Junkyard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1985 Volkswagen Quantum in Colorado junkyard, LH front view – ©2020 Murilee Martin […]

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2021 BMW iX3 Vs. Audi e-tron Vs. Mercedes EQC: How Do The Premium German Electric Crossovers Stack Up?

With BMW having just unveiled theiriX3 crossover, we now have fully electric premium compact SUVs courtesy of Bavaria, Stuttgart and Ingolstadt. Sure, there are more options out there, like the Tesla Model Y (borderline premium) or the Jaguar I-PACE, but right now, it just feels right for the iX3 to get labeled as either a […]

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VW Group Super SUV Drag Race: Lamborghini Urus vs. Porsche Cayenne Turbo S vs. Bentley Bentayga vs. Audi RS Q8

Have you ever wondered which VW Group super SUV is the best? Well, maybe you have, maybe you haven’t, but irrespective of that the truth is that it’s a rather difficult question to answer seeing as how it all depends on your wants and needs. Of course, finding out which is fastest is a lot […]

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Audi Boss Takes Charge Of VW Group Software Unit, Appoints Former BMW Exec As Software CEO

A mere 24 hours after VW Group CEO Herbert Diess announced that his company’s “center of gravity for software development” will move from Wolfsburg to Ingolstadt, Audi boss Markus Duesmann took charge and immediately found a replacement for software development boss Christian Senger. Sanger, formerly in charge of the VW Group’s Car Software unit, will […]

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2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback Detailed As Electric Crossover Coupe Goes On Sale In U.S.

The Audi E-Tron Sportback is making its way to U.S. dealerships and pricing will start at $77,400 before federal, state and local incentives. Essentially a crossover coupe version of the E-Tron, the Sportback features an enclosed grille which is flanked by standard LED headlights. The model also comes equipped with a panoramic glass sunroof, a […]

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VW Group Hands Software Development Over to Audi

Volkswagen Group plans to transfer software development leadership to its Audi division following an embarrassingly high number of technical glitches on some of its upcoming products. With the industry committed to making sure tomorrow’s cars more closely resemble today’s phones, some automakers have decided to do the brunt of their coding in-house. VW decided to […]

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