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Audi A1, A3 and TT recalled for transmission fault, 10,000 cars affected
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6th May 2020
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Audi A1, A3 and TT recalled for transmission fault, 10,000 cars affected

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 10,373 examples of its A1, A3 and TT sports coupe due to potentially faulty seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmissions that were previously dismissed as not requiring repairs. Affected models include 2011-2016 model-year A1 small hatchback (pictured below), 2008-2016 model-year A3 mid size car (pictured above) and the 2012-2016 model-year TT sports car.
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Liam Murphy
Volkswagen reveals details of 10-speed DSG, new Passat twin-turbo diesel
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12th May 2014
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Volkswagen reveals details of 10-speed DSG, new Passat twin-turbo diesel

Volkswagen’s research and development boss has revealed details of the brand’s upcoming 10-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and twin-turbo diesel engine. Speaking at the annual Vienna motor symposium in Austria, Volkswagen R&D chief Hans-Jakob Neusser said the next-generation DSG was being developed to handle torque loads of up to 500Nm.
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Tim Beissmann
Volkswagen Australia safety saga escalates
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10th Jun 2013
3 min read

Volkswagen Australia safety saga escalates

More than a week after Volkswagen Australia faced media reports claiming a dangerous loss of acceleration from owners of its vehicles, the company is reportedly now in talks with Germany to initiate a recall of DSG automatic transmissions.
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