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Report: The next-gen Audi A8 to be offered as a fully autonomous vehicle

Audi is serious about its goal to be one of the leading pioneers to the fully autonomous vehicle. And now, Australia’s Motoring.com heard the next-generation A8 could be offered as a fully autonomous vehicle. Bolstering this claim is the fact that Audi did announce to be offering some autonomous systems on the next-gen A8. Motoring spoke with Audi’s head […]

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Report: Audi has no intent to compete against BMW and Tesla in race for EVs

Audi doesn’t seem to be phased by BMW’s and Tesla’s growing battle to produce luxury EVs according to UK’s WhatCar. Instead, Audi still stands by their investments into plug-in hybrid technology since apparently their customers prefer that over normal EVs, according to Audi’s Rupert Stadler, who spoke with the magazine. After some market research, Stadler said […]

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Report: Porsche and Audi are clamoring over platforms

Automobile Magazine reports that Audi and Porsche are in a little bit of a bind over agreements with modular platforms. According to the article, Porsche is a bit ticked at Audi because the Ingolstadt-automaker rejected Porsche’s latest Modular Standard Platform for adoption as a way to provide a backbone for the next generation Audi A6, A7 […]

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Report: Audi A8 e-tron in the works with diesel-electric V6

AutoExpress of the UK recently learned that Audi is working on a new e-tron version of the current A8, after speaking with chief technical officer, Ulrich Hackenberg. According to the finding, the new e-tron-ified A8 could sport a diesel-electric hybrid setup with a V6. This is unlike the next e-tron model to hit production, the […]

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Report: Porsche planning new V6 and V8 engines for the next generation Panamera

A new report is in from AutoCar in the UK, who learned that Porsche is currently developing all-new V6 and V8 engines for the next generation of Panamera, to be built on Volkswagen’s latest MSB modular platform. Porsche is spearheading the project, specifically designing the future engines to be capable of rear-wheel and all-wheel drive configurations. […]

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Report: Audi will release 17 new models this year

Expected to invest over $30 billion in new products and technology and manufacturing campuses in Brazil and Mexico over the next five years, Audi generates the largest earnings of the Volkswagen Group brands and is set to continue offsetting the significant costs of VW’s bid to unseat Toyota as the world’s largest automaker. Though cars […]

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Report: Audi will offer a self-driving car, R8 e-tron is still alive

At  Audi’s annual press conference, Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi board member for Technical Development, mentioned that the new Q7 will be up for replacement later this year, that the new A8 would offer “piloted driving” (in other words, a self driving car for low speeds), and that a 2 liter diesel powered TT will be available in […]

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2014 Audi Sedan Teaser for Frankfurt

Audi teases their incoming sedan again before Frankfurt

So Frankfurt is almost here and a particular manufacturer has decided to once again tease a car that they’ll be revealing at this year’s event. None other than Audi has reminded us of this occasion with another quick video of pretty much the same imagery that we’ve seen before, mixed in different succession, and now […]

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Audi teases the updated 2014 A8 sedan via design sketches, due at Frankfurt this year

Audi has confirmed once again that an updated A8 is due at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show in September by releasing some renderings and sketches of the new version. Set for an actual virtual debut on Wednesday of this week, the new 2014 Audi A8’s presentation will be broadcasted on Audi’s live video stream. But […]

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Audi teases its new Matrix LED headlight technology, to debut on the new A8 at Frankfurt

Audi had decided to do some teasing recent in lieu of the incoming Frankfurt Auto Show in September. So far, we know that Audi is on the brink of revealing one or two new sedans at the auto exposition in Germany. And to build up anticipation even more, Audi revealed a quick teaser of one […]

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