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Volkswagen and Hyundai Entrust Startup with Their Autonomous Aspirations Volkswagen and Hyundai Entrust Startup with Their Autonomous Aspirations
- One of the most intriguing and tight-lipped startups building technology for self-driving vehicles said Thursday it has inked partnerships with two major global automakers. - Aurora Innovation, founded in late 2016 by some of the autonomous industry’s most influential leaders, said it is forming...
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Revealed: Santa’s Perfect Vehicle (and it’s exactly what you’d expect) Revealed: Santa’s Perfect Vehicle (and it’s exactly what you’d expect)
Every once in a while, we all fall fowl of car trouble. No matter who you are, or what you do, one day you’ll find yourself stranded on the hard shoulder of the A361 staring at your sorry looking vehicle as cars whizz past you, their drivers rolling their eyes and tutting in your general direction....
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Buy a Car, Get a Trip: How European Delivery Works Buy a Car, Get a Trip: How European Delivery Works
- European delivery presents a rare win-win proposition that lets buyers pick up their new car directly from the factory, often saving enough in the process to fund a European vacation. The details vary from one manufacturer to another, but the basics are the same: You order the car from your local...
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Audi Shows TT Clubsport Turbo Concept and Performance Parts for R8 and TT Audi Shows TT Clubsport Turbo Concept and Performance Parts for R8 and TT
- Joining the festival of excess that is the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas, Audi displayed its Audi TT Clubsport Turbo concept. Equipped with a 2.5-liter inline-five, the Clubsport Turbo brings an additional 200 ponies to the engine’s stable courtesy of an electric-assist turbocharger. This 600-hp...
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No Buyback: 2013–2016 Audi, Porsche, VW Diesel SUVs Have A Fix No Buyback: 2013–2016 Audi, Porsche, VW Diesel SUVs Have A Fix
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have given their nod of approval to a fix for TDI diesel versions of some Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen SUVs from the 2013 through 2016 model years. - Specifically, the remedy affects the 2013–2014 Volkswagen...
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Phew! Audi’s Confusing New Naming Scheme Won’t Be Used in U.S. Phew! Audi’s Confusing New Naming Scheme Won’t Be Used in U.S.
- Audi’s new powertrain naming scheme won’t be applied to the brand’s U.S. models, according to Audi spokespeople.  - Less than two months ago, the German brand announced that the all-new 2019 Audi A8 will introduce a new powertrain naming scheme for the brand. The automaker will trade in...
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A New Normal: How Audi Is Developing Fully Electric Vehicles A New Normal: How Audi Is Developing Fully Electric Vehicles
- Electric vehicles are unlikely to make up more than a small percentage of the new-vehicle market five years from now—even tripling last year’s EV market share in the United States would mean less than 5 percent overall. Still, EVs will have effectively graduated from the minor leagues—compliance-car...
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A New Era at Audi Sport: Chief Engineer Stephan Reil Is Leaving A New Era at Audi Sport: Chief Engineer Stephan Reil Is Leaving
- Audi Sport’s chief engineer, Stephan Reil, is leaving the high-performance subsidiary, which previously was known as Quattro GmbH and which has always enjoyed considerable independence form the mothership. Reil was a fixture at the company and perhaps the most prominent face there next to his various...
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Audi e-tron Quattro and Sportback: New Tech Details on the Tesla Model X Rival Audi e-tron Quattro and Sportback: New Tech Details on the Tesla Model X Rival
- Audi may have created a rather confusing pedigree for its e-tron brand; so far, there have been plenty of electric-motor-equipped teases but very few actual production vehicles beyond the A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid. But that will soon change as the company gives the e-tron brand three...
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Volkswagen Extends Six-Year/72,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty to (Nearly) Its Entire Lineup Volkswagen Extends Six-Year/72,000-Mile Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty to (Nearly) Its Entire Lineup
- Volkswagen will have arguably the most aggressive new-vehicle warranty in the United States when it rolls out its 2018-model-year vehicles. The coverage will span six years or 72,000 miles, whichever comes first, and will be fully transferable to subsequent owners. Called the People First Warranty,...
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