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1 min ago | KickingTires

First California Permit to Test Self-Driving Cars Goes to Audi

Audi announced today that it had received the first permit issued by California for the testing of self-driving, or autonomous, cars on the Golden State's roadways. The news comes the same day as California's new laws governing the testing of automated vehicles take effect with an eye toward the eventual consumer use of driverless cars.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi TTS, Hatchback, Convertible

4 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Freescale introduces new Li-ion battery cell controller for 48V systems

Some automakers such as Audi are turning to 48V electrical systems as a technical building block for facilitating the integration of new automotive technologies while increasing the power and efficiency of its cars. Freescale Semiconductor has now introduced a highly integrated 14-cell lithium-ion battery cell controller for industrial and automotive applications that cost-effectively addresses the requirements of 48 V Li-ion battery systems.


Related Topix: Audi Q1, Audi Q3, SUV, Freescale Semiconductor, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

8 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

M1 Racing's Bowlin Has Solid Outing in Utah

M1 Racing's Walt Bowlin of Tarpon Springs, Fla., used the 2014 season finale of the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge series on Friday and Saturday at Miller Motorsports Park as preparation for a full effort in that series in 2015. His main objective was simply to gain experience in this form of racing, and he came away with an eighth-place finish on Friday and a ninth on Saturday in the GT-A class with his Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery Centers Audi R8 LMS ultra in twin 50-minute races.


Related Topix: Tarpon Springs, FL, Coupe, Convertible, Audi R8

12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Two Audis stolen from dealership

The high-performance vehicles were taken from the John Clark Motor Group on Abbotswell Road in Aberdeen on Friday night. The red Audi RS5 and blue Audi S5 were not bearing registration plates when they were stolen.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi S5, Convertible

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Audi opens dealership in capital

Automotive Asia , the only authorised dealer of Audi vehicles in Cambodia, opened its first showroom in Phnom Penh yesterday. The 2,000-square-metre showroom on Monivong Boulevard currently holds just two of the German carmaker's models, the Q7 and the A8L, with prices ranging between $135,000 and $206,000.


Related Topix: Audi Q7, Audi A8l, SUV, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia,

The Orlando Sentinel

AutoNation opens $21M dealership in South Orlando

AutoNation has opened a new $21 million Audi dealership in South Orlando, at 4725 Vineland Road, near the intersection with Conroy Road. The service area alone is 58,000 square feet, with 22 service bays.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Retail, Autonation, Audi Q3, SUV, Orlando, FL, Travel/Tourism


Audi Q7 plug-in hybrid spied, Porsche powertrain possible

It's no secret that a new Audi Q7 is on the way. The replacement for the aging, three-row luxury CUV has already been spotted once, in December of 2013 .


Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, Porsche, Porsche Cayenne S, Autos


Could a TTQ Crossover Be a Reality? Audi Confirms 3rd Body Style For Next Gen TT

The German based automaker Audi has confirmed the development of a third body style of the new TT generation, which should be introduced probably next year. After officially pulling the wraps off the new generation of the Audi TT Coupe, just a few months ago, the car manufacturer will soon introduce the Roadster at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, in early next month, but the development of the TT range will not stop here as the company is planning to introduce a third body style based on the same model.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi TT, Audi TT Coupe, Autos


[VIDEO] Nissan Pulsar gets tested by Auto Express

In a crowded C-segment for hatchbacks, where we get models such as the Volkswagen Golf, the Renault Megane, the Ford Focus, Toyota Auris or premium vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the Audi A3 or the BMW 1-Series, Nissan is trying to steal away some customers with its newest addition, the Pulsar. If this is what you have been looking for or if you should not mention it on your new car list might be found out in the review posted below.


Related Topix: Coupe, Nissan Pulsar, Nissan, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan

Automobile Magazine

By Design: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept

Audi has had a line of two-seat sports cars carrying the TT name since 1998, but the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept that debuted at the 2014 Detroit auto show really has nothing whatsoever to do with what the world thinks of as sports cars. It's not one, however well it may behave on and off-road.


Related Topix: Wagon, Audi allroad, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi TT, Volkswagen New Beetle, Volkswagen

Automobile Magazine

Then vs. Now: 2016 Audi TTS vs. 1958 DKW Monza

The new, third-generation 2016 Audi TT follows in the footsteps of the groundbreaking J Mays-designed concept from 1995. But the genetic chain actually goes back much farther, to the DKW Monza 3=6 coupe.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi TT, Audi TTS, Audi TT RS, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf


2016 Audi Q7 Plug-in Hybrid spied on the Ring

The German based automaker Audi is currently testing out a new generation of the Q7 which has been spied while it was being tested on the Nurburgring, recently. Our spy photographers have managed to capture on camera the new generation of the Audi Q7.


Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, Hybrid, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche


BMW vs Audi vs Mercedes: we compared the best German cars, but who came top?

Garage comparison site have put the big 3 premium German brands up against each other, but how did they compare? Car servicing comparison site have helped consumers save money on almost 44,000 car repairs up and down the country. They work with almost 5,000 garages nationwide, helping around 4,000 drivers repair and maintain their pride and joy every month.


Related Topix: Wagon, Convertible, Audi A4, Sedan, Audi A6, Audi A3, Hatchback

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Automotive News

Industry learns to share road with tech giants

But for today's technology giants, it's not a joke. It's the philosophy driving some of their most ambitious business ventures.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Audi A3, Wagon, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Chevrolet

Bangkok Post

Mercedes-Benz unleashes new supercar

New AMG-developed coupe comes in two power guises and is set to cost substantially less than the outgoing SLS in price. Probably, if you purely take into account the rear quarters of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT supercar, revealed here in full for the first time.


Related Topix: Coupe, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Hatchback, Porsche 911, Audi R8

Paddock Talk

Timo Scheider Clinches Third Place For Audi

Audi driver Timo Scheider clinched third place, marking his first podium result of the season, at the Lausitzring in front of 58,000 spectators . On an initially wet track, the two-time DTM Champion in the AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix was in the group of front runners from the beginning of the race.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Audi RS 5

Paddock Talk

Audi On Front Row Of The Grid At The Lausitzring

The two-time DTM Champion Mattias EkstrA m in his Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM will be starting the race at the Lausitzring from the front row of the grid. With four RS 5 DTM cars in the top six Audi is in a very good overall position for round eight of the season.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Audi RS 5, Audi Q3, SUV

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Indian Drives

Top 5 Expensive And Luxurious SUVs That Are Fuel-Efficient

SUVs are always confined of gas-guzzling attitude when mated to automatic transmission and loads of features. Here, in the haystack, there are some who are outstandingly efficient.


Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, World News, Germany, Volkswagen, Hybrid, Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche

Motor Trend

We Hear: Audi TT Offroad Concept Could Become a Thing

A production version of the Audi TT Offroad concept shown at the 2014 Beijing auto show in April could become a thing, a new report from Automotive News suggests. The rumors are fueled by comments made by an Audi spokesman during the press launch for the third-generation 2016 Audi TT .


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi TT, Hatchback, Convertible, Autos


2016 Mercedes-Amg GT, 2015 Lexus RC F, New Batmobile: This Week's Top Photos

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT finally made its debut this week, and from just its looks alone the car was certainly worth the wait. The new sports car is the second dedicated model from Mercedes tuner AMG and not only is it more stunning than the SLS AMG it replaces it's going to be cheaper too.


Related Topix: Lexus RC F, Lexus, Coupe, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Audi TT, Hatchback, BMW, BMW M4, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Sedan, BMW 3 Series, Hybrid


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