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Audi e-tron electric SUV debut delayed after CEO arrest

Audi e-tron electric SUV debut delayed after CEO arrest

Audi has postponed the big debut of the e-tron Quattro all-electric SUV, after cancelling the event in the aftermath of CEO Super Stadler being arrested. The automaker had planned to make the e-tron Quattro - its Tesla Model X rival - the centerpiece of the Audi Summit on August 30. However, that event has now been wiped from the schedule.

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2019 Audi Q8 first drive review: Luxury goes everywhere

2019 Audi Q8 first drive review: Luxury goes everywhere

The all-new 2019 Audi Q8 flagship SUV is not merely Ingolstadt's answer to the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and the Range Rover Sport. Audi's push further into the upper echelons of luxury transportation, it will also serve as the foundation of the automaker's new design language for its future Q-product line up. And, though "four-door coupe" may still sound like an oxymoron to some, an unexpectedly extended drive in the new Q8 proved to me that this is more than just a new badge.

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New Audi A1 Sportback launches this summer

New Audi A1 Sportback launches this summer

Audi has pulled the covers off the new A1 Sportback and the little compact car is very attractive. Audi says that the new A1 Sportback has grown significantly in length with an additional 2.2-inches making the car 13.2-feet. Width is almost the same at 5.7-feet and the new model is 4.7-feet high.

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Audi’s e-tron electric SUV will charge smarter with solar

Audi’s e-tron electric SUV will charge smarter with solar

The Audi e-tron will be a weather forecaster as well as an electric SUV, the automaker has revealed, taking factors like upcoming conditions into account when intelligently charging. The new SUV goes on sale in Europe later this year, alongside a new smart home Audi connect charging system that promises more efficient, not to mention cheaper replenishment of the batteries.

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Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Almost four years ago to the day, Tesla's Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet to traditional automakers, challenging them to step up and take electric cars seriously. Now, he's finally getting what he wished for. Two of the biggest names in the industry are about to each launch a car that will take on Tesla's two top-selling models, and that's when things are going to start getting truly interesting.

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2019 Audi Q8 official: Luxury SUV with plenty of tech

2019 Audi Q8 official: Luxury SUV with plenty of tech

Audi promised us an SUV with the heart of a luxury coupe, and this is it, the 2019 Audi Q8. Slotting in above the Audi Q7 as the automaker's most cosseting way to travel - assuming you want that upright seating position, that is - it's another sign of Audi pushing up into territory previously occupied by VW Group stablemates Porsche and Bentley.

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Audi e-tron gets camera side mirrors (but there’s a catch)

Audi e-tron gets camera side mirrors (but there’s a catch)

Audi plans to do away with side mirrors on its upcoming Audi e-tron electric SUV, offering optional cameras to replace them, though US drivers will likely be out of luck. The new SUV EV is expected to go on sale later this year, and will use a number of high-tech features - some standard, some optional - to improve efficiency and make the most of the battery's charge.

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This new Audi Q8 teaser hints the luxury SUV will be no wallflower

This new Audi Q8 teaser hints the luxury SUV will be no wallflower

Audi has begun teasing the big reveal of the Q8, dubbed "the most extravagant Audi you have ever experienced" by the German automaker. Set to slot in above the Q7 SUV as an even more luxurious truck, the Audi Q8 may well cause some internal waves as it takes on cars like the Porsche Cayenne and even Bentley's Bentayga in the process.

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Audi’s talking traffic lights tech expands to 10 US cities

Audi’s talking traffic lights tech expands to 10 US cities

Audi's Traffic Light Information system, which puts a countdown to the next green light on your dashboard, is launching in ten more cities across the US, the automaker has confirmed. First launched in 2016, the technology is one of the earliest examples of V2I, or Vehicle-to-Infrastructure, to reach production cars.

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VW and Audi cars have infotainment systems vulnerable to remote hacking

VW and Audi cars have infotainment systems vulnerable to remote hacking

A cybersecurity firm called Computest has found that the infotainment systems inside some Audi and VW cars is vulnerable to remote hacking. The researchers who discovered the issue are Daan Keuper and Thijs Alkemade. The researchers say that they have confirmed these exploits using a VW Golf GTE and an Audi A3 Sportback e-tron model.

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Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi’s e-tron SUV 95 kWh battery makes a debut Tesla would be proud of

Audi gets an A for showmanship, introducing the world’s first 95kWh battery for the upcoming all-electric Audi e-tron SUV in a lighting-filled Faraday cage. Typically, you wouldn't want the sort of high voltages your EV relies on to be visibly dancing around the car, but a big battery deserves a big splash. When it reaches the road, mind, the e-tron's bleeding-edge power tech will be an even bigger deal.

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2019 Audi A6 Avant: 5 things you should know

2019 Audi A6 Avant: 5 things you should know

Crossovers and SUVs may be today's big thing, but the 2019 Audi A6 Avant proves wagons can be just as appealing - or even more so. The new A6 Avant - "Avant" being the German automaker's branding for this particular body style - takes the A6 sedan and lengthens it in a deeply pleasing way, with a rakish tilt to the rear glass and a general tapering to the lines that emphasize the A6's existing good looks. Read on for five things you should know about this handsome new wagon.

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