#AUDI

John Oates Talks Cars and Music

He’s not one of those guys who hits it big and decides he needs a fast car. As he says on this “Autoline After Hours,” when he was a kid he talked his parents into buying a Pontiac GTO
#Dodge #Chevrolet #Audi

Production

Audi Electric Investments Continue

Electromobility getting €15 billion through 2025
#Audi #Volkswagen #Porsche

Infrastructure

C-V2X in China

There is some serious development of this critical technology going on in China
#Audi #Ford

Design

SEAT Names Díez as Design Director

Designer returns to a studio he once inhabited
#Audi #Ducati #Lamborghini

Sales

Talking Acura TLX

The folks in charge of developing and manufacturing the fifth-generation TLX talk on “Autoline After Hours.”
#autolineafterhours #Acura #Cadillac

Interiors & Electronics

Audi Gets Smarter with Integrated Controller

Audi’s new Integrated Vehicle Dynamics controller manages powertrain and chassis functions. The IVD is faster, more powerful, and promises to enhance next-generation technologies.
#chassis #Audi #europe

Production

A New Way to Combat Climate Change: Rocks

Audi partners with Swiss startup on CO2 sequestration 
#Audi #tech #sustainability

Hybrid

VW Adds Battery Testing Capabilities in U.S.

Volkswagen continues to beef up its electric vehicle operations in the U.S.
#facilities #Audi #Volkswagen

Mark Del Rosso on Genesis

Genesis is undoubtedly the most remarkable success story in the auto industry—not quite yet five but racking up awards in a way that other OEMs can only be jealous about—and we talk to the man who runs Genesis Motor America
#Cadillac #Audi #Hyundai

Batteries

Inside Audi e-tron’s Battery

Everyone wants range and quick charging capability. Audi brings it—through a clever cooling system
#Audi #tech

Production

SEAT Knows C-19 Isn’t Over

Preparing for when its people come back from their August holidays
#Audi #covid-19 #SEAT

2021 S-Class Adds More Tech

New features include 48-volt active suspension, 4-wheel steering and industry-first rear airbags
#europe #tech #MercedesBenz

Marketing

Auto Brands Slipping in Value, Except Tesla

Toyota continues to lead the way
#Apple #Google #Microsoft

Interiors & Electronics

Updated Audi Q5 Gets New Face, Adds Tech

Highlights include OLED taillights and mild-hybrid power
#Audi #tech #Google

Hybrid

ICE Age Ends at Massive VW Plant

German facility poised to be largest European EV producer—until Tesla ramps up in Germany.
#Audi #Tesla #Volkswagen

Interiors

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety
#Audi #BMW #Chevrolet

Propulsion

Mercedes-AMG Revs Up Performance with Electric Turbos

48-volt system promises to eliminate turbo lag
#tech #Audi #Daimler

Infrastructure

EVs Get Boost Under Germany’s New Stimulus Package

Chargers to be installed at every gas station
#sustainability #covid-19 #Audi

Business

VW Finalizes Investment in Argo

$2.6 billion investment creates global scale for partners’ autonomous vehicle operations
#GeneralMotors #Toyota #Waymo

Electronics

V2X: What You Should Know

A veteran of vehicle-to-everything explains what V2X is and what it does
#Audi #Ford #Volkswagen