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A Gripping Success Story – Audi Produces Its Eight Millionth Quattro +VIDEO

A Gripping Success Story – Audi Produces Its Eight Millionth Quattro +VIDEO

Audi is quattro and quattro is Audi – the famous all-wheel-drive system has been a defining feature of the Vorsprung durch Technik brand for over 35 years, and proof of that enduring appeal has been provided this week by the eight millionth quattro-equipped model to leave the production line. Fittingly, the worthy re ... Continue reading

2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

2017 NAIAS (Detroit Auto Show) Highlights Up Close and Personal

By Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau Here we go again – another gathering of the international motoring press in Detroit, still arguably the center of the universe for the U.S. auto business. While manufacturing, design, some engineering and marketing is spread out around the country and t ... Continue reading

2017 Audi A4: Form and Function At Its Best-Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Audi A4: Form and Function At Its Best-Review By Larry Nutson

2017 Audi A4 Form and function at its best By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_7176) For 2017 the Audi A4 is all-new with a refined exterior design and significantly changed interior. I had a brief drive in the new A4 earlier this year in May and was looking forward to a longer tim ... Continue reading

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

Three of Four Car Buyers Avoid Considering SUVs Despite Record Retail Sales

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 -- A bright spotlight is shining on SUVs thanks to record retail sales in 2016, yet three of every four car buyers didn't even consider buying an SUV, according to the J.D. Power 2017 Auto Avoider Study,SM released today. ... Continue reading

2017 Detroit Auto Show Audi Q8 Full-size SUV With Coupe Design

2017 Detroit Auto Show Audi Q8 Full-size SUV With Coupe Design

HERNDON, Va.—Dynamic, highly efficient and extremely comfortable: Audi presents the Audi Q8 concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017. With this model, the premium manufacturer is tapping into a new segment for the full-size class – an elegant alternative to the robust presence of a classic ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS WEEKLY INDEX - January 9, 2017

NHTSA RECALLS WEEKLY INDEX - January 9, 2017

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. ... Continue reading

Audi Debuts All-New A5 and S5 Cabriolet at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Audi Debuts All-New A5 and S5 Cabriolet at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Completing the new generation of the A5 family, the all-new 2018 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet will make their US debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. With a fully automatic soft top that opens in 15 seconds and closes in 18 seconds at speeds of up to 31 mph and seating for up to four, the A5 and S5 Cab ... Continue reading

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

New-Car Transaction Prices Reach Record High, Increasing Nearly 2 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2016, Incentives Grow Also

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 -- The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, today reported the estimated average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the United States was $35,309 in December 2 ... Continue reading

Audi 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

Audi 2016 U.S. Auto Sales

HERNDON, Va.—Audi sales in the United States grew 4 percent in 2016 for a total of 210,213 vehicles, surpassing 2015 as the brand’s best annual performance. December 2016 sales increased 13.7 percent to 23,195 vehicles. ... Continue reading

Cars.com Announces Nominees for "Best of 2017" Awards

Cars.com Announces Nominees for "Best of 2017" Awards

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2017 -- Cars.com has announced nominees for its 2017 Best Of awards, the annual awards show the company hosts in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show. ... Continue reading

2017 AUDI A4 2.0T QUATTRO S TRONIC - Review By Steve Purdy

2017 AUDI A4 2.0T QUATTRO S TRONIC - Review By Steve Purdy

2017 AUDI A4 2.0T QUATTRO S TRONIC - Review By Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

Audi Q8 Concept To Premiere at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Audi Q8 Concept To Premiere at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

Audi will start the New Year with a sensation: At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January 2017, the premium manufacturer is to present the Audi Q8 concept. The near-production study represents a synthesis of the emotional styling of a coupé and the spaciousness that typifies an SUV, wi ... Continue reading

Official Volkswagen 3.0 TDI Fix Or Buyback Plan

Official Volkswagen 3.0 TDI Fix Or Buyback Plan

Proposed Consent Decree includes provisions for a recall for approximately 63,000 vehicles and the buyback and lease termination or emissions modification (if approved) of approximately 20,000 older vehicles Volkswagen agrees to pay $225 million into an environmental trust to remediate excess emissions from affected ve ... Continue reading

Volkswagen 3.0-liter U.S. TDI Agreement - Buy Back Plus Offer 3 Additional EV's; Sell 5000 EV;s, $25 Million To California Air Board

Volkswagen 3.0-liter U.S. TDI Agreement - Buy Back Plus Offer 3 Additional EV's; Sell 5000 EV;s, $25 Million To California Air Board

Washington DC December 21, 2016; David Shepardson writing for Reuters reported that Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement for a mix of buybacks and fixes for about 80,000 polluting 3.0-liter diesel VW, Porsche and Audi vehicles, a U.S. federal judge said on Tuesday, as the German automaker took another step to put a d ... Continue reading

New Audi TT TDI Quattro - The Best Of Both Worlds Even In The Worst Of Conditions

New Audi TT TDI Quattro - The Best Of Both Worlds Even In The Worst Of Conditions

Fun, frugal and now driving all four wheels for optimal all-weather performance – the ever- popular TT 2.0 TDI with its blend of compelling pace and level-headed economy is now also available with the reassurance of quattro drive. Coupe and Roadster versions of the new TT 2.0 TDI quattro will become available for UK ... Continue reading

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