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Audi interim CEO gets the job for good

He stepped in after his predecessor went to jail over Dieselgate

He stepped in after his predecessor went to jail over Dieselgate.

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Audi fined $925 million in Germany for dieselgate scandal

Audi's former CEO, meanwhile, remains in jail

Audi's former CEO, meanwhile, remains in jail.

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Audi investigated for falsifying documents and forging VINs in South Korea

And what's this we hear about an unnamed Chinese gang?

And what's this we hear about an unnamed Chinese gang?

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Audi CEO's Dieselgate arrest threatens fragile truce among VW stakeholders

Scandal pits Porsche-Piech families against labor, regional interests

Scandal pits Porsche-Piech families against labor, regional interests

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Audi CEO named as suspect in German diesel emissions investigation

Prosecutors search homes of Rupert Stadler and one other board member

Prosecutors search homes of Rupert Stadler and one other board member

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Audi targets 800,000 EV and hybrid sales in 2025

It outlines its corporate strategy as more dirty diesels recalled

Audi on Tuesday said it plans to sell about 800,000 battery-electric and hybrid powered cars in 2025, as it seeks to catch up with electric car rival Tesla and emerge from a damaging emissions-cheating scandal.

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Audi finds diesel emissions problem with another 60,000 cars

Recall will take total of Audis involved in VW scandal past 900,000

Audi has discovered emissions-related problems with a further 60,000 cars, it said on Tuesday, dealing a fresh setback to parent Volkswagen more than 2½ years after it first admitted to cheating U.S. diesel exhaust tests.

Porsche appeals police seizure of files in diesel emissions raid

Raids last week accompanied arrest of powertrain boss

Porsche has appealed against the seizure of files by prosecutors during a raid last week on the sports car brand's premises related to inquiries into diesel emissions test manipulations, prosecutors said.

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A fix and buyback program for Audi V6 diesels may be on the way

And a solution might be available for a majority of the vehicles.

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Audi exec suspended over diesel scandal

Stefan Knirsch was Audi's head of technical development.

He's already been asked to clean out his desk.

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VW fix would have cost $335 per vehicle

Multiple reports indicate that Bosch warned VW in 2007 against using the engine management software VW used to skirt diesel emissions tests. A VW engineer warned the company again in 2011.

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2.1M Audi vehicles used cheater software

Audi has 2.1 million diesel vehicles worldwide with emissions-evading software, some of those are in the US.

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Autoblog Podcast #309

Lots of Audi diesels on the way, GM says 500,000 electric cars per year soon, Ford fiesta EcoBoost 1.0, NTSB wants more safety tech

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Diesel sales jump, we ask "how high"? (35 percent)

It may come as a shock, but diesel cars are doing well outside of their traditional European home. The just-released Mazda CX-5 shows that diesels are selling beyond expectations in Japan, but the real story is that we might be seeing the start of a golden era for diesel-powered cars in the U.S. In fact, clean diesel sales were up 35 percen

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Diesel sales jump, we ask "how high"? (35 percent)

It may come as a shock, but diesel cars are doing well outside of their traditional European home. The just-released Mazda CX-5 shows that diesels are selling beyond expectations in Japan, but the real story is that we might be seeing the start of a golden era for diesel-powered cars in the U.S. In fact, clean diesel sales were up 35 percen

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Audi pumps out new twin-turbo TDI 3.0L V6 [w/audio]

If you're in the market for a new car and diesel's among the options you'd consider, your local Audi showroom should be among your first destinations. The German automaker has made burning oil a cause célèbre right up there with Quattro all-wheel drive, but it's not about to sit on its proverbial laurels and let the competition catch up. To that end, Audi has just announced its most powerful V6 TDI yet.

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Report: Audi, Mercedes-Benz to double U.S. diesel models

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