The Truth About Cars » Audi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Audi http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/category/reviews/audi/ Feinberg: Volkswagen Will Offer ‘Generous Solution’ to U.S. Customers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/feinberg-volkswagen-will-offer-generous-solution-to-u-s-customers/#comments Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281826 Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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Kenneth Feinberg, the man behind Volkswagen’s claims fund, stated American VW TDI customers should expect an offer that will make them very happy in an interview published this weekend. When asked by Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (via Reuters) what he will offer the more than 500,000 Americans who own dirty diesels, he replied, “I can promise that there will be a […]

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Super Bowl 50 Commercial Round-up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercial-round/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/super-bowl-50-commercial-round/#comments Sat, 06 Feb 2016 17:30:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1281170 Like those who only read certain magazines for the articles, the Super Bowl brings millions of people together in front of TV screens to, ostensibly, watch a football game. Many will watch the event strictly for the commercials, which have become a cultural phenomenon in their own right. Others will watch for the halftime show, hoping for […]

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Like those who only read certain magazines for the articles, the Super Bowl brings millions of people together in front of TV screens to, ostensibly, watch a football game. Many will watch the event strictly for the commercials, which have become a cultural phenomenon in their own right. Others will watch for the halftime show, hoping for […]

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Time’s Up: Volkswagen Must Submit 3-liter TDI Fix for Approval by Today http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/times-up-volkswagen-must-submit-3-liter-tdi-fix-for-approval-by-today/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/times-up-volkswagen-must-submit-3-liter-tdi-fix-for-approval-by-today/#comments Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:35:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1278322 Volkswagen Group has until the end of the day Tuesday to submit its final plan to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its illegally polluting 3-liter TDI engines, primarily used in Audi vehicles, reported Automotive News on Monday. The deadline comes after an earlier proposal to fix 2-liter TDI vehicles was rejected by the regulatory agency and […]

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Volkswagen Group has until the end of the day Tuesday to submit its final plan to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding its illegally polluting 3-liter TDI engines, primarily used in Audi vehicles, reported Automotive News on Monday. The deadline comes after an earlier proposal to fix 2-liter TDI vehicles was rejected by the regulatory agency and […]

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Audi Wants To Say Something, And Will Spend $10M To Do It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/audi-wants-to-say-something-and-will-spend-10m-to-do-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/audi-wants-to-say-something-and-will-spend-10m-to-do-it/#comments Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:35:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1276881 Football fans are finalizing their Super Bowl 50 party plans, which will undoubtedly include copious amounts of heart-clogging edibles and liquids that might be confused for beer. At the same time, Audi is tapping its foot in anticipation. The automaker will air a 60-second Super Bowl spot in an effort to get the attention of those cod-lager-swilling football fans watching the game next weekend. […]

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Football fans are finalizing their Super Bowl 50 party plans, which will undoubtedly include copious amounts of heart-clogging edibles and liquids that might be confused for beer. At the same time, Audi is tapping its foot in anticipation. The automaker will air a 60-second Super Bowl spot in an effort to get the attention of those cod-lager-swilling football fans watching the game next weekend. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford Leaving Japan, Indonesia; Detroit’s Big Show; Kia Rio GT Coming? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-ford-leaving-japan-indonesia-detroits-big-show-kia-rio-gt-coming/#comments Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:00:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1272793 The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun. That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! Ford closing up shop in Japan, Indonesia Ford will shutter its operations and business in Japan and Indonesia by […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Finished Second in China, Big Trouble for Takata, and Apple’s Longtime Car Guy Gone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-volkswagen-finished-second-in-china-big-trouble-for-takata-and-apples-longtime-car-guy-gone/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271897 Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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Volkswagen’s chief in China says they’re probably not retaking the crown from General Motors there anytime soon. That, Apple’s lead car guy is gone, Takata’s in trouble and more … after the break! Volkswagen’s China chief: ‘Volume isn’t everything’ Volkswagen’s chief in China said the automaker would have a good year in China and deflected […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Don’t Leave Europe Out of the Party, Bizarre End To GM Lawsuit, and 2015’s Recall-mania http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-dont-leave-europe-party-bizarre-end-gm-lawsuit-2015s-recall-mania/#comments Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1271513 Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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Volkswagen to European diesel owners: “Why you mad?” That, the mailman can’t deliver on the first lawsuit against GM, Caddies built in China and 51.3 million cars were recalled in 2015 … after the break! German officials criticizing Volkswagen for unfair treatment Justice officials in Germany are telling Volkswagen that treating American and European owners differently “cannot […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Müller May Be On The Hot Seat, Crossover Racing, and Mazda’s CX-4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-up-muller-may-be-on-the-hot-seat-crossover-racing-and-mazdas-cx-4/#comments Sun, 17 Jan 2016 17:06:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1268873 Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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Porsche-Piech family is standing behind their man — which totally isn’t the kiss of death, right? That, Toyota’s completely nuts and it’s awesome and Mazda’s CX-4 breaks cover … after the break! Porsche-Piech family says Müller is their man, for now After a particularly disastrous trip to the United States, Volkswagen’s controlling family told sources […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia’s Big Show, Porsche’s Diesel Fix and Müller Says VW Just Misunderstood The Law, You Guys http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-kias-big-show-porsches-diesel-fix-muller-says-vw-just-misunderstood-law-guys/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265769 Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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Porsche’s CEO is confident that the fix for their 3-liter diesel Cayennes will be approved by regulators, which is more than Volkswagen can say at the moment. That, Kia’s big Detroit show, GM’s plan to sell cars online and Volkswagen CEO has a momentarily lapse of logic … after the break! Porsche’s 3-liter fix is in, probably […]

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2016 Audi TT Roadster Review – Not Just a Pretty Face http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-audi-tt-roadster-review-not-just-pretty-face/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-audi-tt-roadster-review-not-just-pretty-face/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253881 Most luxury roadsters are related to a practical, rear-wheel-drive sports sedan, but Audi prefers to march to a different drummer. Since its inception in 1998, the Audi TT has been based not on the A4, but on the Volkswagen Golf. The original TT was the product of Audi’s best and brightest and it not only […]

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Most luxury roadsters are related to a practical, rear-wheel-drive sports sedan, but Audi prefers to march to a different drummer. Since its inception in 1998, the Audi TT has been based not on the A4, but on the Volkswagen Golf. The original TT was the product of Audi’s best and brightest and it not only […]

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Audi 100 Station Wagon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1994-audi-100-station-wagon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1994-audi-100-station-wagon/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1265473 We examined part of the endgame of the Audi 5000 debacle in the United States with a junked 1990 Audi 100 Quattro sedan in Denver. Having banished the toxic Audi 5000 name, Audi called these cars Audi 100s until everyone was thoroughly confused, then renamed it the A6, which they still use today. Here’s a sort of unusual example […]

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We examined part of the endgame of the Audi 5000 debacle in the United States with a junked 1990 Audi 100 Quattro sedan in Denver. Having banished the toxic Audi 5000 name, Audi called these cars Audi 100s until everyone was thoroughly confused, then renamed it the A6, which they still use today. Here’s a sort of unusual example […]

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NAIAS 2016: Audi A4 Allroad Quattro is a Model Built on Millimeters http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-audi-a4-allroad-quattro-model-built-millimeters/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-audi-a4-allroad-quattro-model-built-millimeters/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:02:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263073 Thirty-four millimeters of ground clearance. That’s what separates a standard A4 Avant wagon (which we can’t get here in the States) with the new Audi A4 Allroad quattro. That, and a bunch of plastic lower-body cladding. Apparently, American consumers can’t handle the low step-in of the standard Avant. The flared wheel arches are what we’ve come […]

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Thirty-four millimeters of ground clearance. That’s what separates a standard A4 Avant wagon (which we can’t get here in the States) with the new Audi A4 Allroad quattro. That, and a bunch of plastic lower-body cladding. Apparently, American consumers can’t handle the low step-in of the standard Avant. The flared wheel arches are what we’ve come […]

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TTAC News Round-up: 2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview, VW’s Müller to Attend NAIAS, and Dealers Force Infiniti QX30 Name Change http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/#comments Sat, 09 Jan 2016 17:01:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260633 This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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Piston Slap: Because You Don’t Sell Your First! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-dont-sell-first/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/piston-slap-dont-sell-first/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 13:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256297 TTAC Commentator Matador writes: Dear Sajeev/Sanjeev, I own two cars (and two older pickup trucks): a 1995 LeSabre with 223,000 miles and a 2001 Audi A6 Avant with 165,000 miles on the clock. I drive 80-100 miles per day for work. Between work and personal miles, I drive about 45,000 miles per year. The trucks aren’t daily […]

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TTAC Commentator Matador writes: Dear Sajeev/Sanjeev, I own two cars (and two older pickup trucks): a 1995 LeSabre with 223,000 miles and a 2001 Audi A6 Avant with 165,000 miles on the clock. I drive 80-100 miles per day for work. Between work and personal miles, I drive about 45,000 miles per year. The trucks aren’t daily […]

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Junkyard Find: 1990 Audi 100 Quattro Sedan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1990-audi-100-quattro-sedan/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/junkyard-find-1990-audi-100-quattro-sedan/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 13:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1256105 The C3 Audi 100 was sold in the United States badged as an Audi 5000 … until the “unintended acceleration” nightmare nearly killed Audi in North America and the company decided, after a few years of abysmal sales numbers, to go ahead and call this car the 100 over here. Because so few were sold, […]

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The C3 Audi 100 was sold in the United States badged as an Audi 5000 … until the “unintended acceleration” nightmare nearly killed Audi in North America and the company decided, after a few years of abysmal sales numbers, to go ahead and call this car the 100 over here. Because so few were sold, […]

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Volkswagen Canada’s ‘Goodwill’ Program Started, Damn Exchange Rate http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-canadas-goodwill-program-started-damn-exchange-rate/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-canadas-goodwill-program-started-damn-exchange-rate/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 21:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1253089 Volkswagen in Canada rolled out the same “goodwill” package for Canadian customers that they did for U.S. customers last month, according to Green Car Reports (via Autoblog). Diesel buyers north of the border — up to 100,000 of them — will get the same $500 Visa gift card, $500 dealer gift card and three years […]

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Volkswagen in Canada rolled out the same “goodwill” package for Canadian customers that they did for U.S. customers last month, according to Green Car Reports (via Autoblog). Diesel buyers north of the border — up to 100,000 of them — will get the same $500 Visa gift card, $500 dealer gift card and three years […]

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Doug Drives: Has Audi Given Up On Making Cars? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/audi-given-making-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/audi-given-making-cars/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252897 I was driving along the other day, and I found myself behind an Audi A6. A new Audi A6. A brand-new, midsize, luxurious Audi A6 sedan. And I thought to myself: When was the last time I saw one of these things? This wasn’t always the case. Back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, […]

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I was driving along the other day, and I found myself behind an Audi A6. A new Audi A6. A brand-new, midsize, luxurious Audi A6 sedan. And I thought to myself: When was the last time I saw one of these things? This wasn’t always the case. Back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, […]

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California Air Resources Board Delays Review of Volkswagen’s Diesel Fix http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/california-air-resources-board-delays-review-of-volkswagens-diesel-fix/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/california-air-resources-board-delays-review-of-volkswagens-diesel-fix/#comments Sat, 19 Dec 2015 13:52:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1247234 The California Air Resources Board told Volkswagen on Friday that it would take three more weeks to review the automaker’s proposed fix for its 2-liter diesel engines after the automaker added “significant” information to its plan, according to a letter sent by regulators. The letter indicated that Volkswagen had submitted “additional significant information” to the […]

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The California Air Resources Board told Volkswagen on Friday that it would take three more weeks to review the automaker’s proposed fix for its 2-liter diesel engines after the automaker added “significant” information to its plan, according to a letter sent by regulators. The letter indicated that Volkswagen had submitted “additional significant information” to the […]

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Volkswagen Shakeup Continues: Five New Chiefs Named http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-shakeup-continues-five-new-chiefs-named/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-shakeup-continues-five-new-chiefs-named/#comments Thu, 17 Dec 2015 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1245337 Five new chiefs for research, sales and production will lead Volkswagen, the automaker announced Thursday, including a new engineering chief to replace Ulrich Hackenberg, the longtime boss at the center of the diesel cheating scandal. The automaker also announced a smaller, more linear organization for its chiefs. Volkswagen cut in half the number of managers […]

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Five new chiefs for research, sales and production will lead Volkswagen, the automaker announced Thursday, including a new engineering chief to replace Ulrich Hackenberg, the longtime boss at the center of the diesel cheating scandal. The automaker also announced a smaller, more linear organization for its chiefs. Volkswagen cut in half the number of managers […]

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‘Weak Points’ Led To Widespread Volkswagen Cheating, Says Top Execs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weak-points-led-widespread-volkswagen-cheating-says-top-execs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/weak-points-led-widespread-volkswagen-cheating-says-top-execs/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239385 Volkswagen announced Thursday that the automaker’s investigation had identified institutional breakdowns and individual misconduct that led to the installation of more than 11 million “defeat devices” aimed at cheating emissions tests in its diesel cars. Volkswagen Chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch told journalists and investors that some parts of the company “tolerated breaches of rules” while it developed […]

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Volkswagen announced Thursday that the automaker’s investigation had identified institutional breakdowns and individual misconduct that led to the installation of more than 11 million “defeat devices” aimed at cheating emissions tests in its diesel cars. Volkswagen Chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch told journalists and investors that some parts of the company “tolerated breaches of rules” while it developed […]

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BMW, Audi, Mercedes Finish Purchase of Nokia’s Mapmaking Division; Cartography Now Acceptable As College Major http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-audi-mercedes-finish-purchase-nokias-mapmaking-division-cartography-now-acceptable-college-major/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/bmw-audi-mercedes-finish-purchase-nokias-mapmaking-division-cartography-now-acceptable-college-major/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 19:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1236009 No one will laugh at you for majoring in cartography anymore. Well, maybe not everyone. — Aaron Daimler AG, Audi and BMW announced Friday that the trio had completed its purchase of Nokia’s mapmaking business, HERE, which the trio announced they were seeking to purchase in August. The companies didn’t specify details about the transaction, […]

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No one will laugh at you for majoring in cartography anymore. Well, maybe not everyone. — Aaron Daimler AG, Audi and BMW announced Friday that the trio had completed its purchase of Nokia’s mapmaking business, HERE, which the trio announced they were seeking to purchase in August. The companies didn’t specify details about the transaction, […]

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Suspended Top Audi Engineer Quits After 30 Years With German Automaker http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/suspended-top-audi-engineer-quits-after-30-years-with-german-automaker/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/suspended-top-audi-engineer-quits-after-30-years-with-german-automaker/#comments Fri, 04 Dec 2015 18:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1235769 Ulrich Hackenberg, who was Audi’s chief engineer and among the first to be rumored to catch heat for Volkswagen’s diesel scandal, resigned Thursday according to the automaker. Audi’s new chairman of its supervisory board, Matthias Müller, said Hackenberg was responsible for implementing designs such as the automaker’s current MQB global architecture and cars such as […]

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Ulrich Hackenberg, who was Audi’s chief engineer and among the first to be rumored to catch heat for Volkswagen’s diesel scandal, resigned Thursday according to the automaker. Audi’s new chairman of its supervisory board, Matthias Müller, said Hackenberg was responsible for implementing designs such as the automaker’s current MQB global architecture and cars such as […]

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US Lawsuits Could Cost Volkswagen $1.5B ‘on the Low End’ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/us-lawsuits-cost-volkswagen-1-5b-low-end/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/us-lawsuits-cost-volkswagen-1-5b-low-end/#comments Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234737 Analysts are estimating that more than 400 lawsuits (for now) pending against Volkswagen for fraudulent “clean diesel” claims could cost the automaker billions in court — if they even go that far. Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News) that as lawyers for owners and Volkswagen wrangle over where to eventually hold a consolidated trial against the automaker, […]

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Analysts are estimating that more than 400 lawsuits (for now) pending against Volkswagen for fraudulent “clean diesel” claims could cost the automaker billions in court — if they even go that far. Bloomberg reported (via Automotive News) that as lawyers for owners and Volkswagen wrangle over where to eventually hold a consolidated trial against the automaker, […]

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Volkswagen Has To Recall 323,700 Cars in India Now http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-recall-323700-cars-india-now/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/volkswagen-recall-323700-cars-india-now/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 18:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1233985 Volkswagen will have to recall hundreds of thousands of cars in India for cheating emissions standards, adding to Volkswagen’s worldwide woes that the automaker illegally sold with “defeat devices” designed to cheat emissions tests, Reuters reported. More than 323,000 Audi-, Volkswagen- and Skoda-branded cars with the automaker’s EA 189 diesel engine will need to be fixed after […]

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Volkswagen will have to recall hundreds of thousands of cars in India for cheating emissions standards, adding to Volkswagen’s worldwide woes that the automaker illegally sold with “defeat devices” designed to cheat emissions tests, Reuters reported. More than 323,000 Audi-, Volkswagen- and Skoda-branded cars with the automaker’s EA 189 diesel engine will need to be fixed after […]

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2016 Audi S7 Review – The Coupé With Too Many Doors [Video] http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-audi-s7-review-coupe-many-doors-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/2016-audi-s7-review-coupe-many-doors-video/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:37:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1225561 Coupé-like styling is one of the biggest buzzwords at new car launch parties. Although this is more of a modern phenomenon, the root of the seemingly contradictory four-door coupé is older than you might think. In 1962, Rover dropped the rear roofline on its P5 sedan and dared to call it a four-door coupé. In 2004, Mercedes […]

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Coupé-like styling is one of the biggest buzzwords at new car launch parties. Although this is more of a modern phenomenon, the root of the seemingly contradictory four-door coupé is older than you might think. In 1962, Rover dropped the rear roofline on its P5 sedan and dared to call it a four-door coupé. In 2004, Mercedes […]

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