Audi’s had some, uh... issues lately with its diesel engines, to put it kindly. And as it and parent company Volkswagen reel from an environmental scandal, the luxury automaker might be looking to burnish its green creds at the Detroit Auto Show next month with a new hydrogen fuel cell SUV concept.
The good news is that Audi has submitted a potential software fix to remedy its 3.0 liter V6 engines found to be non-compliant with EPA regulations. The bad news is that Volkswagen Group still needs a solution for the bulk of their millions of emissions-cheating vehicles.
With autonomous vehicle operators now required to report their crashes, we finally have some data to compare robot drivers to human drivers when it comes to road safety. Here’s one good argument for a robot-driving future: Human drivers are more likely to get in crashes that hurt or kill other humans.
Today Audi announced which of its models feature the same cheating device used by Volkswagen to pass international diesel emissions standards. Included is none other than the 2010 Green Car of the Year, the Audi A3 TDI.
Audi is no stranger to branching out from cars, but its most recent project is perhaps more ambitious than usual: with a team of German scientists and engineers, it’s helping build a rover that could one day make it to the moon.
This ultralight bike costs as much as a car. Not a surprise given Audi’s at the helm, but the nutso price tag includes some design and tech that’s pretty cool.
An online car builder isn't enough for Audi. It wants to show you what your new ride will look like in your driveway, driving down your street, and running through your home town. And it's going to do that by strapping a virtual reality headset to your face.
Today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi showed off a big, sleek coupe called the Audi Prologue that will be the source of all their future designs. But as good as the Prologue looks, the real story might just be inside. What does that concept say about the future of car interiors?
Audi showcased its new Audi RS7 piloted driving concept prior to the finale of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) by having it circle the Hockenheimring without a driver at high speeds.
Forget what you know about car suspension: Audi is tearing up the rule book and making its latest springs from glass fiber-reinforced composite instead of steel. It's not gone mad, though; this is the future.
In what could turn out to be yet another vain attempt to get most Americans to like—or even mildly appreciate—soccer, Audi created a giant World Cup scoreboard made from something the country definitely loves: Cars.
This tent takes car camping to the next level. Its inflatable structure can stand by itself, but it can also be attached to the back of an Audi Q3—to offer more robust shelter and storage if you need it.
Audi's luxury vehicles include a neat night-vision system that will automatically warn drivers about hazards on the road. And to drive home just how life-saving it can be, the company's ad agency created a brilliant billboard in an airport with a secret hazard that was only revealed to passengers when they got closer…
The Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area, in the Austrian Alps, is full of lodges just like this: Rustic, charmingly worn, oh-so-cozy, and—wait—colonized by a bizarre parasite that spews red and white triangles across its facade?
CES ain't quite what it used to be. Pretty much all the big guys have pulled out in favor of doing their own events. The phones are OK and the 4K TVs pretty, but a dime a dozen. But there are still some hidden treasures that are amazing. Here's all the stuff from CES that made us squeal with glee.
The only thing more annoying than having to obey the speed limit when driving is having to frequently stop at red lights. So in a brilliant attempt to become the world's awesomest automaker, Audi has created a new in-dash system that tells you how fast or slow you need to drive in order to hit as many green lights as…
One might think that if you wanted a tablet in your car, you would bring the tablet you already had and... bring it into your car. Not so, Audi, which today announced its Smart Display tablet, giving you control over your car's infotainment from the back seat but also able to join you in a hot tub sesh.
Tonight during its CES keynote detailed what it means about the future of mobility including self-driving cars and connected technologies. Importantly, it detailed the brain that will ultimately allow a car to drive itself—by rolling out its "piloted A7". The car is gorgeous, as for the brain, it looks like a massive…