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Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive
Review update: The 2019 Audi A8 L is the understated way to arrive

The 2019 Audi A8 L sticks to an understated formula that has worked for more than two decades. Audi's biggest and poshest sedan lays a ground game for future driver-assistance and technology features. While the 2019 A8 L is new, the competition is far from it. Competitors from BMW, Mercedes, and...Read More»

2016 Audi A7
Audi recalls 75K vehicles for fire risk

The NHTSA on Tuesday said that Audi will recall 74,881 vehicles over a fault fuel rails may leak and lead to a fire. The recall covers certain 2015 through 2018 model year Audi A8, A7, A6, and Q7 crossover SUV, according to documents filed with the NHTSA in January. The fuel rails in certain Audi...Read More»

2013 Audi A8 3.0T
2010-2013 Audi A8 recalled over potential stalling

Volkswagen is recalling the 2010-2013 Audi A8 sedan to address a problem that could cause the vehicle to stall in traffic. More than 9,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. The recall stems from a dodgy valve in the coolant system that was manufactured by Austria's MSG-Mechatronic Systems...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»

2015 Porsche Cayenne
Volkswagen Rocked By New Allegations Of Cheating On Other VW, Porsche, Audi Diesels

The upcoming movie based on the upcoming novel based on the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal just got a new plot twist. Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused the automaker of installing emissions-test-cheating software on over 10,000 diesel vehicles from Audi, Porsche, and VW...Read More»

J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study
Porsche, Hyundai Are Tops In J.D. Power APEAL Study, But Dodge Scores A Coup, Too

For nearly two decades, J.D. Power has polled customers to gauge how well they like their new rides. This morning, the firm released the results of its 19th annual Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout study (aka "the APEAL study"), and while luxury brands earned the highest marks from...Read More»

2013 Audi S8
2013 Audi S8 Driven, 2013 Toyota Highlander Reviewed: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, Nissan priced the 2013 Pathfinder and the Chevrolet Spark is selling faster than GM can import it. We spied the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte, and Ariel announced the new Atom 3.5. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. What should you do...Read More»

2012 Tesla Model S, brief test drive, New York City, July 2012
2012 Tesla Model S Driven, 2013 Ford Escape Recalled: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford issued another recall for the 2013 Escape and Fiat released a new ad for the 500. Honda wants to give you free gas and Mazda released another teaser video of the 2014 Mazda6. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Audi priced the 2013...Read More»

2013 Porsche Boxster
2013 Porsche Boxster Revealed, Fiat 500 Abarth, Dodge Dart: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, the 2013 Mazda CX-5 gets official fuel economy ratings and Fiat priced the 500 Abarth. Porsche revealed the 2013 Boxster and Chevrolet announced a new special edition Corvette Convertible. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Honda...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»

Opel Astra OPC (Vauxhall Astra VXR)
2012 Acura RL, Charlie Sheen's Mustang, Opel Astra OPC: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Acura RL and Chevrolet turns 100. Charlie Sheen's Mustang goes up for sale to benefit charity while Opel reveals the Astra OPC. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Opel has revealed the Astra OPC hatchback, but will...Read More»

2009 Toyota Camry
Toyota Camry, Audi S8: Top Targets For Car Theft

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released new data on U.S. car theft, and the statistics aren't especially surprising. According to the report, more Toyota Camrys were stolen than any other vehicle in America, but performance models like the Audi S8 actually had the highest...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Best 2011 Car Interiors: Ward’s Picks The 10 Best

It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. Imagine having to sit in and drive 51 all-new cars or those with significantly upgraded interiors. Editors at Ward’s took to the assignment during February and March and ultimately determined the list of Ward’s 10 Best Interiors...Read More»

2000 Audi A8
Homeless Man Protests Over $8000 Transmission

Not everyone has an economic safety net. Some just have a laptop, a cell phone and their car. In Minneapolis a man has made an 11 year old Audi A8 his home for months at a time, but now his options are dwindling for lack of an operational transmission. The single, 53 year old homeless person told...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Trash-Talking: Audi A8 Says Good Night

If you are located anywhere in North America, or are a fan of American football, you know the Super Bowl is coming, which means a few things: Excess, Advertising overload, beer-swilling and pizza joints across the hemisphere are rejoicing at the impending eat-o-rama. Oh, and I almost forgot, lots...Read More»

Audi YouTube Channel
Audi Launches New Custom Interactive YouTube Channel

Like other automakers, Audi will be running an ad during the Super Bowl. In conjunction with the release of the new ad last week, Audi launched one of the first interactive custom channels on YouTube in the automotive industry. Audi's YouTube channel looks different than others. A full size ad...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60
Family Car Guide's Best Winter-Weather Sedans, Part Two

Slogging through the slush and snow this winter is one thing if you’re outside with snowboots and the right outerwear. It’s another if you’re driving the family sedan and it’s not adequately equipped to deal with the snow, ice, sleet and dangerous driving conditions. In this...Read More»

Audi A8 Experience app for iPad
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Audi Debuts 'Audi A8 Experience' App For iPad

Audi has released yet another app for its fans -- this time, one centered on the company's flagship A8 sedan. Unlike many of the automaker's other apps, the "Audi A8 Experience" isn't about racing or games, but capturing the luxury experience. The app aims to give users a good idea of the A8's full...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Going To Extremes: the Short List for North American Car of the Year, Part Two

In part one of Going to Extremes, we covered the compacts, hybrids and electrics and a mid-size affordable sedan that appear on the short list for the North American Car of the Year (NACOTY). Here we cover the rest of the list. Note how things suddenly change character. All these entries are luxury...Read More»

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