Audi

La familia flagship; the 2018 Audi A8

By | 2017-08-14T13:51:59+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , |

Barcelona, Spain July 12, 2017 - Audi hosted a 24-hour party in Barcelona, Spain to kick-off its newest, most intelligent sedan ever built.  The fourth-generation A8 sedan was the star of the show showcasing connectivity and piloted driving. The Audi Group, with its brands Audi, Ducati, Italdesign, and Lamborghini, is the most profitable segment of [...]

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Aston Martin, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Land Rover, Luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract the new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, [...]

CARB rejects VW recall issues Violation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:43+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Porsche, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

SACRAMENTO - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today notified Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. that it is rejecting VW’s submitted recall plan for 2-liter diesel passenger vehicles sold in California between 2009 and 2015. It also notified VW of violations of California air quality regulations associated with the company’s use of a “defeat device” [...]

Porsche, Audi, 3.0 engine has defeat device says CARB

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:49+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Porsche, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , |

"VW must immediately initiate discussions with ARB to discuss the testing results that appear to confirm the presence of a defeat device in the GVGAJ03.0NU4, EADXT03.02UG and FPRXT03.0CDD Test Groups and the implications on other 3.0 liter diesel product lines. VW must ensure that the appropriate Audi and Porsche AG management and engineering staff are [...]