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VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel emissions cheating deepens, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of diesel engines and other areas. Germany's Der Spiegel on Friday reported that the three automakers have since the 1990s...

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Audi RS Q5 coming soon with RS 5’s 450-horsepower V-6

A new generation of the Audi Q5 has just gone on sale and available in standard form and sporty SQ5 trim, the latter with a 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6 good for 354 horsepower. Eventually, a high-performance RS Q5 will be added to the fold. It's part of Audi Sport's plan to add more SUVs...

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Audi Sport underquotes its cars’ performance numbers

Many an automaker will never directly state it, but there are numerous cases where a vehicle performs at a greater potential than it's billed to. Now, Audi Sport's technical head, Stephan Reil, has gone on the record to absolutely state what we all pretty much knew already: RS-badged cars have long...

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The 2018 Audi RS 5 is actually a hybrid, kind of

Audi has plans to slowly introduce hybrid systems on every single one of its new vehicles in the coming future. No, Audi isn't going to turn all of its cars into Priuses. Rather, many models will get mild-hybrid tech. While the process formally kicks off with the 2019 Audi A8, the first Audi to...

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Meet the Audi A8 coupe you didn’t know existed

This is another story of "what could have been." Audi had plans to chase down the large, luxury coupe segment near the end of the last century, and its attempt was what you see here. This is the only Audi A8 coupe in existence, and yes it's real. The coupe was a project between Audi and IVM...

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2019 Audi A8 preview

The Audi A8 is now one of the oldest among its peers but a redesigned version of the flagship sedan was unveiled on Tuesday at a special event in Barcelona, Spain. This new, fourth-generation A8 is due on sale in 2018, as a 2019 model, and though its design is a tad on the conservative the...

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Audi to field own team in 2017/2018 Formula E season

Audi has been involved in the Formula E Championship since the start of the 2014/2015 season, the inaugural season of the electric car racing series. However, Audi hasn't been fielding its own team. Instead, it's been a sponsor of Abt Schaeffler Audi Sport. The team has competed in all...

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