Audi to only launch just one more diesel in US

Following the diesel emissions scandal, and the damage done to US confidence in the brand, Audi believes it has the potential for just one more diesel model, in its US product mix, says Audi’s US head. “Once we hopefully get past everything, I see an opportunity for potentially, probably to offer it on one model,(…)

Audi predicts the end of the production line

The death knell has been sounded for the conventional vehicle assembly line, if Audi is to be believed. Instead, the German motor giant believes mass automobile manufacturing will happen by means of a new modular assembly method. Should the change come to fruition, then it would mark a considerable change for the car industry, which(…)

Has Audi TT RS sold out already?

For all the fans of the Audi TT RS with pockets deep enough to come up with the £51,800 necessary to buy it, those who’ve not yet parted with the cash may already be too late. And even if you can get your hands on one that’s not yet been sold, it’s likely you’ll be(…)

Audi to release further Black Edition trim across range

Audi is to release a new exclusive Black Edition trim to much of its current fleet. Models set to feature the new look include the A3, TT, S6 and S7. This follows the release of a preliminary top-of-the-range Black edition Audi A3 crossover. Due to its popularity, Audi have taken the decision to roll the(…)

Audi RS model range set to double by 2018

Audi Sport – the main rival to AMG’s performance brand – is expected to double the amount of RS performance vehicles within its range over the course of the next year and a half, says the division’s new chief, Stephan Winkelmann. There are presently seven models within the RS line-up, including the R8 and both(…)

Sauber F1 takes Zander from Audi

Formula 1 team Sauber has confirmed it has poached Jorg Zander from Audi, ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 season. He becomes the new technical director following his appointment. Zander leaves Audi, where he fulfilled a similar role, following the company’s decision to pull out of the World Endurance Championship at the end of the(…)

Grandfather drives Audi into 12,000 litres of Coke

Okay, this is a strange one. There’s no way to explain it, so we’ll just say it: In weirder news this week, a 73 year old Grandpa achieved one of his life’s ambitions by driving an Audi at speed into a large hole he dug and then filled with 12,000 litres of cola. The car(…)

Audi R8 takes lasers to the US

Over here and in Europe, the R8 has had the benefit of laser headlights for some time now, but Audi has only just started fitting them to its US editions. To mark the occasion, they have released the quite stupendous car you see above. This is the R8 V10 plus exclusive edition; it’s an impressive(…)

Audi warns of currency hit to sales

Audi – The German car maker cut its sales predictions for the year last Friday. Volatile currency markets were blamed, with predictions that its revenue will slow compared to 2015, a result of “challenging” conditions. The negative forecast by the ‘Volkswagen umbrella’ company’s management has followed hot on the heels of a scaling back in(…)

Audi ditches endurance for Formula E

Audi’s dominance of Le Mans is over, the German car giant is set to pull out of Endurance racing by the end of this year. It’s been a highly successful period for Audi, they haven’t finished off the podium in any of the races they have competed – winning 13 of the 18 twice round(…)

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