Everything You Need to Know About the VW Diesel Emissions Scandal

November 15, 2015 0

General Motors and Toyota had their massive scandals. Now it’s Volkswagen’s turn. The company, which owns 70 percent of the U.S. passenger-car diesel market, is in major trouble for cheating on diesel-emissions tests. After years of promoting “Clean Diesel” as an alternative to hybrid and electric … read more

EPA adds Porsche, Audi to VW Dieselgate scandal; recalls grow

November 5, 2015 0

Dieselgate broadened and deepened today as Audi and Porsche, two of Volkswagen’s six operating subsidiaries, were linked by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the burgeoning diesel emissions scandal. According to USA Today, the VW subsidiaries received a Notice of Violation from the environmental … read more

US to Get Diesel Audi A4 in 2016

July 11, 2015 0

The redesigned 2016 Audi A4, scheduled to arrive in the U.S. in 2016 as a 2017 model, will cross the pond with a diesel engine alongside the familiar 2.0-liter TSFI unit. The oil burner will also be a 2.0-liter four-banger, rated at 190 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. The new A4 also has a … read more

2016 Audi A7 3.0T Quattro

June 18, 2015 0

Instrumented Test As you’d expect at its price point and available specifications, the Audi A7 delivers generous helpings of comfort and performance, making it automotive self-indulgence of a pretty high order. But that’s not what sets it apart; there are many cars in this class that, in varying … read more