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2013 Audi Allroad: First Drive and Video Road Test
2013 Audi Allroad: First Drive and Video Road Test

If you're looking for an A4 Avant station wagon as you troll the local Audi dealer this coming model year, you'll be out of luck. Rather than stock the good-looking wagon, Audi's crossed over, reaching back into its bag of nameplates to come up with the Allroad. You might remember the last car to...Read More»

2012 Audi Q5
2012 Audi Q5 Recall Alert

Audi is recalling certain 2012 model year Q5 compact luxury SUVs because of concerns that the sunroof glass panels could break in extreme temperature conditions. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potentially affected vehicles at 13,172...Read More»

Prototype of the R18 Ultra chair from Audi's Lightweight Design Centre
Audi Cops A Thousand Feels To Design The Perfect Chair

Crowdsourcing is everywhere these days. Astronomers use it to find rogue asteroids. City planners use it to revitalize downtown promenades. And it's the ethos behind the game-changing Kickstarter.com. So naturally, when Audi's Lightweight Design Centre needed to crank out a new chair, it followed...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 R8 GT
Audi Restarts #WantAnR8 Twitter Campaign

Last year an avid Audi fan posted a tweet with the hashtag #WantAnR8. Audi not only surprised the fan by showing up with an R8 for her to use for a day, but decided that the hashtag would make for an innovative marketing campaign. It was right, as the hashtag has been used over 75,000 times. Audi...Read More»

Matthew Broderick in Honda's Super Bowl ad for the 2012 CR-V
Super Bowl XLVI Play-By-Play: Which Ads Run When (With Video)

If you're a football fan, it's easy to keep track of this Sunday's Super Bowl match-up. After all, at 6:30pm Eastern, you have a pretty good idea which teams you'll be watching, right? But do you know what commercials will run and when they'll appear? We thought not. That's why we've put together a...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe  -  2012 Detroit Auto Show
Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers

Each year, thousands of consumers answer surveys about cars and the people who sell them. Those studies -- like the ones we recently mentioned about brand loyalty and the shopping habits of men and women -- can tell us a lot about buyers, but for an insider's look at the auto industry, you need to...Read More»

Volkswagen Super Bowl XLV Ad
Super Bowl Should Be A Bonanza For Automakers (Except Kia)

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest advertising events in America, so we'd expect America's biggest advertisers -- namely, the auto industry -- to be front and center during the game. As we've discussed before, spending upwards of $3 million for 30 seconds of advertising is a risky venture, but a...Read More»

2013 Audi A6 Allroad quattro
Audi Allroad Owners: Win A Trip To Test Drive The New Allroad

When the Audi allroad station wagon appeared in the U.S. earlier this century, it didn't have a great run -- but it's making a comeback. And if you happen to have an allroad in your garage, Audi wants to give you the chance to test drive the newest member of the family with an all-expense paid trip...Read More»

BMW laser headlights
Santa's Sleigh, Nissan Recall, Top Car Tech Of 2011: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Audi Q7 and Cadillac has announced a new option package for the 2012 CTS. Ford designs a new sleigh for Santa and Nissan issues recalls. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Here are the top car-tech stories of 2011...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»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart, 2012 Audi A8 Reviewed, Subaru BRZ: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Audi A8, while Ford shows off a bigger, greener van--the 2013 Transit. The 2013 Shelby GT500 shows off its 5.8-liter V-8, and the 2013 Dodge Dart will have a 40-mpg EPA highway rating, because it has to. All this and more in today's car news, right here...Read More»

2012 Audi A7 3.0T
2012 Large Family Cars With The Biggest Trunks

Fitting the family comfortably into the major means of transportation is one thing. Being able to stow items in the trunk or hatchback is another. The two needs are not mutually exclusive. Here we take a look at 2012 large family cars with the biggest trunks. 2012 Audi A7 With 24.5 cubic feet of...Read More»

2012 Audi A7 3.0T
Motor Press Guild Announces Vehicle Of The Year Finalists

The Motor Press Guild (MPG) is the largest automotive media association in North America, and it’s membership includes some of the best known names in automotive print and broadcast journalism. While other media associations have awarded “Car of the Year” trophies for decades, the...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010-2012 Audi A3 TDI: Recall Alert

Audi is conducting a voluntary recall on certain model 2010-2012 A3 TDI models over concerns about a potential fuel leak from the number two injector. This is the same issue affecting certain Volkswagen Jetta, Jetta SportWagen and Golf models covered in a related recall. A notice on the National...Read More»

2010 Audi A3 TDI
2010-12 Audi A3 TDI Recalled For Leaking Fuel Injector

The 2010-12 Audi A3 TDI models are being recalled for a potential fuel line leak at the second fuel injector. Per the NHTSA recall notification--and just as with recalled Volkswagen TDI models--the fuel injection pulses could coincide with the natural frequency of injector line number two under...Read More»

Woman driving
By The Numbers: Women Are Worse At Parking Than Men

We’re not big on perpetuating stereotypes, and we’d dare anyone to tell Michele Mouton, Sabine Schmitz or Simona de Silvestro that women are less capable than men behind the wheel. Still, sometimes studies produce hard data, and the latest numbers from Britain seem to suggest one thing...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»

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