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Audi is hitting the road for the third time in about a year for an efficiency marathon. This time around, the German automaker is taking 20 of its vehicles on a north-south trek across Europe from A to B or in this case Å to Bée. Å is on the Lofoten archipelago in northern Norway with Bée being in Italy. The fleet covers the gamut from the newly-introduced A3 1.6 TDI with 99 g/km CO2 emissions to the monster Q7 V12 TDI. Audi isn't just using diesels like they did on las

A group of 22 drivers has completed the second stage of Audi's efficiency marathon run between Basel, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria. While the winning team in the first round managed a "mere" 68.4mpg (U.S.) in a 120hp Audi A4 TDI, the top team in the second round managed an even thriftier 70.85mpg (U.S.). That equates to the same 88g/km CO2 emissions as the tiny Smart ForTwo CDi. Over the 22-hour course of the journey the winning team averaged 46.35mph and if they had continued until the tank