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Audi will offer A3 TDI owners in the US an identical Goodwill Package as Volkswagen to show appreciation for their patience during this emissions scandal. The participating customers will receive a $500 Visa, a $500 dealer gift card, and three years of 24-hour roadside assistance.


TDI Trouble? Try This No-Compromise Plug-In

TDI scandal or not, Audi knows a thing or two about green driving. This 2016 A3 E-Tron is a no-compromise plug-in vehicle that even the EV-averse are sure to enjoy.


Kelley Blue Book says auction prices for Volkswagen diesels on its site have gone down 16 percent since the emissions scandal broke.


VW has launched a dedicated website to get diesel owners information on which models are affected, when they might be fixed, and other info about what's going on.


The Audi A3 Sportback E-tron gets a major guest spot in this year's Emmys promo video starring the Muppets.


Audi will bring its digital, reconfigurable virtual cockpit to upmarket trims of the A3 sedan next year.


Audi has priced the new A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid at $38,825 for the base model, $42,925 for the Premium Plus, and $47,725 for the Prestige.


Cold-Weather Performance Holds Up Plug-In

The Audi A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid could be launching in the US in October, after being retuned to deal with cold weather issues.


In a great commercial from Audi, an R8 deforms to give birth to an RS3 Sportback.


The 2015 VW GTI, Golf and Audi A3 are being recalled to replace faulty fuel pumps that can fail due to flaking nickel plating. There are 6,204 vehicles in need of repair.


Audi's Plug-In Hybrid Will Have the Best Resale Value Among Compacts

Audi's A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid will keep almost 60 percent of its residual value after four years, according to Auto Bild.


The Audi A3 and S3 sedans aced the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program tests, each scoring five stars overall. The A3 sedan is also a Top Safety Pick+ according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.


From drag races to roominess comparison, the Mazda3 came out ahead of the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series in a diesel-hatchback comparison.


Should we try to translate "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead" into German? Audi might force us to do that. That's because the German automaker has stepped up production of its new plug-in vehicle – the A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid – which is never a bad thing.


Four Rings, Four Seats, For Fun

When my 758-mile journey on the A3 TDI Challenge came to an end in Boulevard, CA, Audi had a very nice consolation prize waiting for me: the 2015 A3 Cabriolet you see here. And with miles left to drive before reaching my hotel in Coronado (just outside of San Diego), what better way to celebrate my personal victory of achieving nearly 60 miles per gallon in the TDI than to run the rest of the route in couple of turbocharged A3 droptops? After all, the efficiency part of my drive was done, so it


834 Reasons To Love A Diesel

I officially gave up after 758 miles. The 15 or so miles leading up to this decision were spent in the right lane of Southern California's I-8 freeway, hazard lights blinking, climbing uphill at just over 40 miles per hour. After two days of sweating to the oldies (okay, a mix of SiriusXM Classic Rewind and First Wave), I had covered those 758 miles in a 2015 Audi A3 TDI on one tank of diesel fuel. And when I say sweating, I mean it quite literally. In order to maximize fuel efficiency, my co-dr


In this German-language video, we see a batch of Audi engineers wiring up an A3 Cabriolet with a network of small cameras. The goal? To help identify where and how stone martens – small, ferret-like animals – attack cars. The idea is to observe the animals' behavior around the vehicles, see where they go, what they chew on, and work to develop solutions.


Audi A3 TDI Road Trip, Luxury Car Features We Love

Episode #402 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Brandon Turkus talk about the Audi A3 TDI Challenge and luxury car features we not-so-secretly love. We start with what's in the garage and finish up with some of your questions, and for those of you who hung with us live on our UStream channel, thanks for taking the time. Check out the rundown below with times for topics, and you can follow along down below with our Q&A. Thanks for listening!


Short List Includes Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevy Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, VW Golf

The 2015 edition of the Green Car of the Year award is following right in the footsteps of previous years with a variety of alt-fuel powertrains making the just-announced finalists list. You've got your plug-in vehicle (the BMW i3), your compressed natural gas (the Chevy Impala Bi-Fuel), your high-efficiency diesel (the Audi A3 TDI), your 40+ mile-per-gallon gas engine (the Honda Fit) and, finally, a car that can do a little bit of everything (the VW Golf).


What Does Your Car Say About You?

What kind of watch do you wear?

Sometimes you just want to have your cake and eat it too. That's where a sport sedan comes in. Presenting the best sedans the 2015 model year has to offer.

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