Tag: V8 diesel

By on November 2, 2017

Audi A8

Audi is recalling around 5,000 European A8s after discovering they were releasing excessive nitrogen oxide emissions. The vehicles in question appear to be holdovers from Volkswagen Group’s dieselgate, even though no one has said so officially. But the modus operandi seems to fit here.

It’s the same NOx gas that got VW into trouble back in 2015, it involves the vehicle’s software, and Audi went out of its way to report the cars to Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority before saying it was concerned about the “possible illegal manipulation of emission levels.” (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • here4aSammich: Disagree. Dodge is the brand TTAC readers want. Big ole V8s, I get it. But Dodge has what? The Charger...
  • sgeffe: I was curious why the Honda Civic was listed 2x. I wonder if they meant Accord in there?
  • sgeffe: I generally agree with this, plus my Accord’s panel is a little better integrated than in the new Civic. Both...
  • wdburt1: The 2007 EX-L V6 was my fourth Accord. As noted above, this was the culmination of the seventh generation. I...
  • sgeffe: Good question — probably an Altima SL V6 would have compared nicely with the Accord EXL-V6 and Camry XLE V6.

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