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Audi recalls A4, A5, A6, Q5, and Allroad to fix exploding airbags and failed cooling pumps
Audi recalls A4, A5, A6, Q5, and Allroad to fix exploding airbags and failed cooling pumps

This morning, Volkswagen issued two recalls affecting hundreds of thousands of Audi vehicles registered in the U.S. The unrelated recalls stem from problems with the vehicles' airbags and cooling pumps. RECALL #1: 2011-2017 Audi Q5 UNITS AFFECTED: 234,054 According to the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2012 Audi Q7 quattro 4-door 3.0L TDI Premium Angular Front Exterior View
Audi recalls A6, A7, Q5, Q7 to fix fuel leaks: 170,000+ U.S. owners affected

This morning, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued two recalls for Audi vehicles, both of which stem from potential fuel leaks--and therefore, potential fire hazards. More than 170,000 cars and crossovers in the U.S. are affected. RECALL #1: 2009-2012 Audi Q5, 2007-2012 Audi Q7...Read More»

2011 Land Rover Range Rover
Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a barrage of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Over the weekend, the agency did so again, affecting cars and SUVs from luxury marques produced by Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz. As with many...Read More»

2013 Audi A7 TDI
2012-2013 Audi A6, A7 Recalled To Fix Airbag Problem

Volkswagen Group of America has announced a recall of more than 21,000 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles from the 2012 and 2013 model years. According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from electrical flaws that could prevent airbags from deploying during...Read More»

2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel
New Audi, Porsche, VW Stop-Sale Includes More Diesel Models Than The EPA Red-Flagged

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency accused Volkswagen of installing emissions-test-cheating software on a new range of vehicles from VW, Audi, and Porsche. Those brands have now pulled suspect vehicles from showrooms until additional testing sheds light on the allegations. But...Read More»

2012 Audi Q7
Audi A6, A7, S4, S5, Q7, Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Recalled For Fire Risk

Volkswagen is recalling a range of Audi and VW vehicles from the 2011-2013 model years. In documents posted to the Department of Transportation's website by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF), it appears that those vehicles may suffer from fuel leaks, which could increase...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
Some 2012-2014 Audi A6s To Get Free Headlamp Swap

Audi will replace the headlamps on some 2012-2014 A6s, to resolve a problem with their headlamps. On affected vehicles, the headlamps could fill up with water or gather heavy condensation on the inside of the headlamp assembly. This could be due to excessive stress from the production process on...Read More»

2014 Audi A6 3.0T
2014 Audi A6: New Ratings Suggest It's One Of The Safest Sedans

The Audi A6 has been crash-tested by the federal government for the first time in more than 15 years, and it's achieved top five-star scores in all categories of testing. That includes top scores for the 2014 A6 in every single subcategory of testing, too—like the side pole rating, and...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Toyota Prius C, Shelby Mustang Photos Faked: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we spied the 2014 BMW i8 supercar and Honda issued a recall. Toyota is targeting Gen Y and one city bans the use of cell phones behind the wheel. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We compared the Honda Odyssey against the Nissan...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6: Recall-Alert

Volkswagen, the parent company of Audi, is recalling certain 2012 Audi A6 luxury sedans for a defect in the head-curtain airbag. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of affected vehicles at 317. Affected vehicles were manufactured from April...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6 Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Audi's parent company, Volkswagen, has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Audi A6. At issue is a flaw in the head-curtain airbag, which might prevent that device from deploying in the event of an accident. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
Pledge To Be A Better Driver, Win A Trip From Audi

Audi wants to make American roads safer and more intelligent, to which we say “good luck with that.” If you agree to ‘Take The Pledge’ with Audi, and improve your driving habits, you can enter to win a trip for two to the Audi Sportscar Experience Challenge at Infineon...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6 Nabs Top Safety Pick Award

Yesterday, we told you that the 2012 Volkswagen Passat received a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Now comes word that the Passat's upscale cousin, the 2012 Audi A6, has earned the same accolade. Like the Passat, the Audi A6 scored a rating of "good' in four...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6 Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named the redesigned 2012 Audi A6 large luxury sedan a Top Safety Pick. The A6 earned its status as a result of good performance in all four of the IIHS’s safety evaluations (front, side, rollover and rear crash tests). In the...Read More»

2012 Mazda CX-5
Ford Recall, 2012 Mazda CX-5, 2012 Audi A6: Car News Headlines

Ford is recalling over one million trucks due to a major fuel tank flaw. [TheCarConnection] Want to see the live reveal of the 2013 Lexus GS? Like Lexus on Facebook. [SocialCarNews] Top Gear says it can put whatever it wants into its films. [AllCarsElectric] Mazda has revealed the 2012 CX-5, which...Read More»

2007 Nissan 350Z
At Your Own Risk: These Vehicles Have The Highest Death Rates

It's might be hard to believe looking at safety equipment lists, or even crash-test results, but you're statistically a few hundred times more likely to die if you're behind the wheel of a Nissan 350Z or Chevrolet Aveo than if you're in a Toyota Sienna or Audi A6. Looking at driver deaths per...Read More»

2012 Audi A6 Avant
How to Get from ‘B’ To ‘A’? Ask Audi

Having had a relatively low stress day, I decided to ruin it by intentionally engaging in what I like to call “anger gardening.” It involves weeding my backyard, which according to some has become an unintentional exercise in biodiversity run amok. There are more types of weeds and...Read More»

Audi Adaptive Headlights
Video: What Does the 'A' in Audi Stand For?

Pop quiz: What does the 'A' in Audi stand for? OK, time's up. Put your iPads and iPhones and Blackberries down. If you said it's the Latin translation of the founder's surname, August Horch, then you found the answer on Wikipedia faster than I did. I don't care because that isn't where...Read More»

2011 Toyota Avalon
Toyota, Volvo, GMC Named Best Value Based On Ownership Cost

The Toyota brand has won Vincentric's "Best Passenger Car Value in America for 2011" award, and Volvo is rated at the top among luxury brands. This is the seventh year that Vincentric, which supplies cost-of-ownership data to a number of companies—including Toyota—has picked out top...Read More»

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