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Audi Finds Name for All-Electric SUV

by on 12 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has been promising an electric model for a while now, and now we know what it’ll be called. “We’re calling it Audi E-tron , just ‘E-tron,’ because this is a quite important Audi sub-brand for the future,” said Dr Dietmar Voggenreiter, head of Audi marketing. “There’s quite simple logic behind that. We had, in […] More…

Audi Might Stuff a V8 Into the European Q8 and SQ5

by on 12 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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With the 2017 Detroit auto show came the pretty hot Q8 and SQ5, but now there are renewed rumors of even more of the hotness. As is Audi’s wont, the automaker might stuff its 4.0-liter V8 TDI engine into its European SQ5 and Q8. Speaking to Auto Express, Dietmar Voggenreiter, Audi’s head of sales, said […] More…

VW and US Authorities Come to $4.3 Billion Dieselgate Agreement

by on 11 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen announced today that it has agreed to settlements totaling $4.3 billion to resolve criminal, environmental, and civil claims against them in the United States. That brings the total spent so far on the TDI scandal in the US and Canada to $23 billion, well past the $19 billion it set aside at the beginning […] More…

Watch: Audi Q8 First Look

by on 11 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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Audi premiered its premium SUV concept in Detroit, and while we’ve gone over the details of the new Q8, why read when you can watch? The talented Jodi Lai, managing editor of our sister site, goes over the car’s important details, like the fact that it’s n e-tron four-seater with nearly 450 hp and […] More…

VW Group Sees Record Sales in 2016

by on 11 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Despite the TDI scandal, Volkswagen AG managed to sell nearly 4% more cars in 2016 than they did the previous year. In all, the group delivered more than 10 million vehicles last year thanks to growing sales at nearly all brands. The year was a victory, in particular, for the Volkswagen brand, which  started off […] More…

VW Negotiates $4.3 Billion TDI Deal

by on 10 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen and the US Justice Department have successfully negotiated an agreement that would cost the automaker $4.3 billion and see it plead guilty to certain charges. The deal is still subject to approval by Volkswagen’s board of directors, but if approved will be a success for the company and prosecutors, both of whom reportedly want […] More…

Audi Q8 Concept Jumps on the SUV Coupe Bandwagon

by on 9 January 2017 in Audi News Events Coverage Fourtitude News

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The Audi Q8 concept has just debuted at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show previewing a new full-size offering that will sit at the top of the German automaker’s SUV lineup. The Audi Q8 is the first “coupe SUV” from the automaker and will debut as a production model in 2018. With a strong stance, no […] More…

Audi Reveals the Brand New SQ5 in Detroit

by on 9 January 2017 in Audi News Events Coverage Fourtitude News

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Audi of America president Scott Keogh introduced the latest addition to Audi’s SUV family today in Detroit, the Audi SQ5. The sporty SUV packs a 3.0-liter TFSI V6 that churns out 354 hp, 369 lb-ft of torque, and is likely to make the SQ5 the next car featured in our ongoing series, Big Audis Go […] More…

Spoiler Alert: Audi Patents a Sliding Wing to Improve Aerodynamics

by on 6 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a movable spoiler.  Audi has designed this new system to improve aerodynamics on SUVs by eliminating “flow separation,” a disturbance in airflow that increases drag which usually takes place about half way down the rear window. To fight this, the […] More…

Audi Buys Super Bowl Ad Spot

by on 6 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has confirmed that it will produce an ad for this year’s Super Bowl. This is the second time in as many years that Audi will advertise during the game. The Ingolstadt brand becomes only the third automaker to confirm a Super Bowl ad buy, following Honda and Kia. Last year, Audi produced the “Commander” […] More…

Audi Debuts American A5 and S5 Cabriolet in Detroit

by on 5 January 2017 in Audi News Events Coverage Fourtitude News

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Audi of America will premiere the brand new Audi A5 and S5 cabriolets at the North American International Auto Show next week. With a roof that can open in just 15 seconds at speeds of up to 30 mph the new A5 is perfect for top-down fun. Much like the coupe, the A5 Cabriolet comes […] More…

Audi and NVIDIA Promise Full Automated Driving by 2020

by on 5 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has paired up with popular manufacturer of video cards, NVIDIA, to tackle the problem of driverless cars. In a move that’s sure to make Steven Spielberg weep, they announced today at CES that they would be working on artificial intelligence systems. NVIDIA is perhaps best known as a manufacturer of graphics processors, but it’s […] More…