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2018 Audi e-tron spied again

The upcoming 2018 Audi e-tron has been spied again during development testing in Europe, giving us a slightly closer look at the all-electric crossover. Essentially the production version of the Audi e-tron quattro concept shown at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, the new SUV will sit between the Q5 and Q7 in terms of size, though it's been reported that the new model will go without the 'Q6' branding initially expected...

Audi Sport launching electrified models from 2020 - report

Stephan Winkelmann, head of Audi Sport, has confirmed the company will offer electrified models from the year 2020, according to a new article out of the UK. According to a report from Autocar, Audi's performance boss confirmed "this will start by the end of 2020, with the first car of Audi Sport, and then there will be more coming" in the next decade...

Audi decides to keep Ducati

Audi has ditched plans to sell Ducati, electing instead to keep the motorcycle division. Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, confirmed to Reuters and other news outlets: "I can assure you that Ducati belongs to the Audi family. Ducati is the perfect implementation of our premium philosophy in the world of motorbikes...

Audi R8 V10 Plus Neuberg Edition headed Down Under

Audi Australia has announced a limited-edition version of the R8 V10 plus for the Australian market. Just 10 examples of the Neuberg Edition will be offered, with a starting price of $402,500 before on-road costs. Named after the home of Audi Sport – Neuberg, Germany – the all-wheel drive supercar brings a number of unique design elements to the table...

Dieselgate executive jailed for seven years

Oliver Schmidt, a former Volkswagen executive, has been sentenced to seven years jail for his role in the Dieselgate emissions cheating scheme. Schmidt agreed to a plea deal in October this year, and was officially given the maximum penalty this week: a seven year jail term and a US$400,000 ($525,000) fine...

2018/19 Audi TT RS spied

A lightly-camouflaged Audi TT RS roadster has been spied this week on the roads of Germany, pointing to an upcoming facelift due sometime next year. Compared to the current car, this prototype sports a slightly larger front grille and a new LED daytime-running light signature. There also appears to be revised bumper treatments, along with more pronounced side skirts...

Audi A6 spied with new lighting signature

The 2018 Audi A6 has been snapped during cold-weather testing, sporting a funky new light signature. Out back, the new sedan has been fitted with a set of LED tail-lights which, to our eyes at least, take their inspiration from those of the A7 Sportback. Don't be surprised if – like the A8 and A7 – the new A6 has a slim strip of LED lights running across the boot-lid, connecting the two sets of rear lights...

Audi Q2, A3 recalled for rear hub carrier fix

Audi Australia has recalled two cars over concerns about the rear hub carriers. According to the company, a fault in the manufacturing process means the rear hub carriers in the Q2 and A3 might not be hard enough. That means their durability can't be guaranteed, posing the risk of bolted connections becoming detached...

2018 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specs

Local details for the updated 2018 Audi RS3 Sportback have been revealed, with the new hyper hatch to kick off from $80,900 before on-road costs. Slotting under the related RS3 sedan in terms of price ($84,900), the RS3 Sportback features the same 294kW/480Nm 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo and quattro all-wheel drive system...

Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI arrives from $48,500

The Audi Q2 range has been bolstered by the addition of a performance-oriented 2.0 TFSI Sport variant, which kicks off at $48,500 before on-road costs. Serving as the petrol flagship, the Q2 2.0 TFSI features a 140kW/320Nm 2.0-litre turbo petrol, mated as standard to a dual-clutch transmission and Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system...

BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up for European fast charging network

BMW, Daimler (parent of Mercedes-Benz and Smart), Ford and Volkswagen have joined forces to roll out a fast charging network for electric cars across Europe. Ionity, a new joint venture company equally owned by the four automakers, plans to have approximately 400 high-power charging stations open "across European major thoroughfares" by 2020...