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  • Driven: 2015 Audi Q3
    Driven: 2015 Audi Q3 strikes perfect balance on and off road
    This weekend, we took the all-new Audi Q3 compact crossover through Oak Creek Canyon and Sedona, Arizona to get a good feel for its handling goodness both on and off-road. As most crossover SUV's are good at one or the other, we wanted to see...
  • CO2
    Audi produces fuel from water and air
    Here comes VERY GOOD NEWS for alternative transportation.During all the years of the ICE age, emissions in form of CO2 (carbon dioxide) were the norm from internal combustion engines. Now we have the beginnings of engines being able to use their...
  • Audi goes on ferret watch with under hood cams to see how they nibble
    Audi goes on ferret watch with under hood cams to see how they nibble
    Audi engineers have reportedly been scratching their heads, trying to figure out how small ferret-like critters behave when they target crucial connections like wires and hoses underneath a hood as a tasty meal. These automotive think-tankers have...
  • Need to reprogram airbags prompts recall of nearly 1 million Audis
    Need to reprogram airbags prompts recall of nearly 1 million Audis
    Audi has now expanded its worldwide recall of over 850,000 vehicles from 2013-2015 model years to correct and repair improperly programmed airbag models, which (in rare cases) may prevent the airbags from inflating in a secondary impact. The added...
  • Driven: 2015 Audi A3 2.0T
    Driven: 2015 Audi A3 2.0T delivers high-end appeal in small package
    The compact luxury sport sedan segment from Germany starts with the Audi A3, Mercedes-Benz CLA and BMW 2-Series. Testing the Audi A3 2.0T Quattro puts us right in the heart of the class, and oh how fun it is.The A3 sedan is the first of an entire...
  • A weekend getaway at the Hotel Bel-Air in the Audi Q5 TDI
    A weekend getaway at the Hotel Bel-Air in the Audi Q5 TDI
    Hidden from the sometimes busy traffic on Sunset Blvd. only a few minutes away, the legendary Hotel Bel-Air (701 Stone Canyon Road) wears its crown as the best hotel in Los Angeles quite quietly. While everyone has heard of its sister hotel, the...
  • Road trip to Pacific Beach in the 2015 Audi A3
    Road trip to Pacific Beach in the 2015 Audi A3
    The 2015 Audi A3 proves that sometimes smaller really is better. Audi has successfully packed all the build quality, technology, fun and performance of their larger sedans into a smaller package. I got my hands on a new 2015 A3 2.0T quattro S...
  • 2014 Audi A7 TDI
    2014 Audi A7 TDI
    By Frank S. WashingtonDETROIT – It is still hard to believe looking at the 2014 Audi A7 that it is a hatchback with its fastback roof. Audi does not use the term when talking about the A7 but technically the four-door coupe qualifies. The...
  • Chairless Chair: Strap-on device that lets you sit anywhere!
    Chairless Chair, the latest in wearable seating: Strap-on device instant chair
    A Chairless Chair is probably best described as a wearable appliance and after taking one look at it, you realize it’s an accessory that is used for utilitarian proposes rather than for style. This Chairless Chair does have its usefulness,...
  • 2014 Audi Q5 TDI
    Audi’s Q5 with TDI Diesel Engine Quiet and Fuel Efficient
    Diesel fueled vehicles are considered by many to be a very important solution to America’s transportation concerns. Yet, many American drivers have a negative opinion of diesel powered vehicles. One of the main drawbacks for passenger car...
  • 2014 Audi A6 TDI
    2014 Audi A6 TDI
    You’ve probably seen the commercial, you know, the one where the “know-it-all” guys are yelling at the female motorist telling her she is about to pump diesel fuel in her tank. Not sure how that campaign worked for Audi getting...
  • Audi to use robots to cure whatever ails their vehicles
    Audi to use robots to cure whatever ails their vehicles
    The future is here and now as Audi just recently announced its latest and greatest service technology, the Audi Robotic Telepresence or ART. The fleet of bots are being created to help service techs in troubleshooting and repairing the luxury...
  • 2014 Audi A6 TDI Quattro S Line
    2014 Audi A6 TDI Quattro
    By Frank S. WashingtonDETROIT – The only nuisance about the 2014 Audi A6 TDI is that the engine could stand a little better sound proofing. The same 3.0-liter six-cylinder turbocharged direct injection diesel engine powers the Audi Q5 and...
  • 25 Years of TDI gets triple charged RS5 Concept
    25 Years of TDI gets triple charged RS5 Concept
    Hybrids have been expanding into the sports car market for the last year. With Porsche’s 918 and the McLaren P1 setting the stage for the car enthusiast in this world of ever increasing gas prices, another company is celebrating 25 years of...
  • 2014 Audi Q5 TDI
    2014 Audi Q5 quattro TDI Tiptronic
    By Frank S. WashingtonDETROIT – Audi already had a hit with its Q5 crossover vehicle. The addition of the 2014 Audi Q5 TDI should make this luxury CUV even more popular.The Q5 TDI was powered by a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged direct injection...