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Audi reveals updated 2.0L TFSI four-banger, debuts in the next-gen A4

Volkswagen and Audi have kept things rather simple with their engine lineups for North American-spec cars. For example, it’s easy to remember that a fair amount of Audi’s lineup gets a 2.0L TFSI turbocharged inline-four as an engine choice, most often as the standard fare. Speaking of which, Audi just unveiled a new version of […]

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Want to be like a German businessman? You’ll need $46,200 to do so in the 2016 Audi A6

The Audi A6 was refreshed lightly for the 2016 model year and as a result, now costs $46,200 for the base 2.0L turbocharged model with front-wheel drive. Given that the A6 is of the German kind, any options additions escalate this figure quite obscenely. For instance, the addition of Quattro with the four-banger adds a […]

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Volkswagen Group Chairman, Ferdinand Piech, forced to quit Volkswagen

Recently, we reported that Volkswagen AG’s current corporate management situation is brewing with some controversy amid unsatisfactory sales figures in recent times. Now, Volkswagen AG officially reports that their group chairman, Ferdinand Piech, was forced to resign from his position on the committee board. Piech’s wife, who also had a position on the board, also resigned as well. […]

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Report: Things at Volkswagen AG aren’t as pretty as you think

Volkswagen’s empire seems to be doing things well as their new cars can be seen in great numbers, providing transportation to hundreds of thousands of people. And the same goes for their luxury partner from Ingolstadt, Audi. However, if you start doing some research on Audi’s or Volkswagen’s sales figures, you’ll actually be surprised to see that […]

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Audi teams up with Amazon and DHL who’ll deliver directly to your four-ringed German

Audi, Amazon, and DHL all teamed up for a new pilot project called “Audi connect easy delivery,” where Amazon Prime customers who are simultaneous Audi owners can have their Audi as their shipping address for online orders. How about that for convenience? The way it works is once you send your order in, DHL Parcel […]

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Audi successfully produces their first usable samples of e-diesel

Audi and thus, Volkswagen, have both been pioneers of diesel-passenger vehicle technology for decades and just today, Ingolstadt’s own just announced to have successfully produced their first batch of eco-friendly diesel fuel. Ok, so what does this mean? Well, for starters, diesel doesn’t exactly have the “cleanest” reputation. However, new technology has allowed diesel motors […]

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Report: The next Audi TT RS could have over 400hp

Austrailian media reportedly heard that Audi’s next TT RS should sport at least 400hp from a deeply-massaged turbocharged 2.5L five-cylinder. The sprint from 0-62is expected to occur in jus four seconds, though there was no indication as to what kind of cog swapper would be serving duty. As with the past TT RS, expect more […]

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Report: Is the Audi RS3 coming stateside?

Audi enthusiasts site, Fourtitude, reports that Audi could be bringing an RS3 sedan to our shores, which sounds like they’re just making the S4 completely pointless from a performance standpoint. According to the report, Audi of America employees gathered in Maryland for a meeting, where sources were able to provide some hints at to this possibility. […]

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Report: The Audi R8 e-tron weighs 4,056lbs

AutoCar recently received some more details about the new Audi R8 e-tron, their idea of what an all-electric supercar should be. While the traditional gas Audi R8 receives a V10 in different degrees of tune, it only weighs 3,428lbs for the standard model while the S model weighs an impressive 3,205lbs. The e-tron version on […]

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Motorsports: Audi unveils new R18 prototype for 2015

Here’s something you don’t hear very often: the boys from Ingolstadt certainly have their work cut out for them this season. After surrendering the World Endurance Championship title to Toyota last year and winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans only because their faster rivals broke down, you can be sure Audi would love nothing […]

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