#AUDI

Batteries

Audi Lets Go. . .With a V8

Not everyone likes green—unless it is when a stop light turns from red. . .

Production

Audi’s EV Output Chokes on Battery Shortage

Problem may portend a wider auto industry issue in Europe

Diesel

VW Faces First U.S. Jury Trial Over Cheater Diesels

New phase begins over the company’s never-ending crisis

Business

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs

Sales

Car Sales Take a Dive in Europe

A volatile market stays that way

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Propulsion

U.S. Will Finally Get Diesel-Powered Mazda6

Nearly a decade in the making, the new oil burner may have passed its sell-by date  

Business

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Autonomous Vehicles

Boeing Joint Venture to Test Autonomous Air Taxis

New Zealand program promises to be a world first for tests involving consumers 

Mobility

Toyota Readies New Tech to Prevent Unintended Acceleration

Big data-based system to bow this year in Japan

Business

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Propulsion

Lucid Motors Sets Sights on Autonomy with New Hire

Eugene Lee brings 20 years of autonomous vehicle experience to the EV startup

Propulsion

BorgWarner eTurbo Promises to Eliminate Lag

Three times the boost, 50% less time-to-torque

Propulsion

Jeep Diesels Face Ban in Europe

Jeep faces a partial sales ban in Europe unless it fixes diesel-powered Grand Cherokee SUVs that evade emission regulations.

Mobility

Spacebreaking Designs

Lexus envisions lunar travel

Propulsion

Valeo Whets Appetite for Robo Deliveries

Integrates current technologies into concept with Chinese partner

Hybrid

Owners Claim Tesla EVs May Accelerate Unexpectedly

Are Tesla electric cars spontaneously zooming off on their own?

Sales

Audi: No Plans to Ditch Cars

Sedans, coupes, convertibles and wagons will continue to be part of global lineup

Sales

Mercedes Defends Sales Crown, Again

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand is still the global sales champ among luxury car brands.

Business

Hopes Fizzle for Expanded EV Credits in U.S.

Congress has balked at expanding a long-running tax credit for buyers of electric cars in the U.S. It's bad news for Tesla and General Motors.

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.

Propulsion

European Demand Delays Mercedes EV in U.S.

Mercedes is pushing back the launch of its electric-powered EQC to early 2021, one year later than previously planned. 

Propulsion

Caddy ICE Age Coming to an End?

The bulk of Cadillac’s lineup—and perhaps all of it—will consist of electric vehicles by 2030, the company says.

Mobility

Making a Case for Air Taxis

Vertical takeoff and landing aircraft promise to cut commute times.