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Suspended VW exec Hackenberg resigns in wake of scandal

The move comes at the same time as an executive shuffle at Audi, all while the company's internal investigation into emissions cheating continues.

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VW internal investigation finds 'no evidence' against suspended engineers

Volkswagen continues to investigate the source of the evasive diesel engine software internally, but it's reportedly not turning up evidence against three suspended top engineers.

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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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Horn, Hackenburg, Hatz to be fired as VW diesel scandal deepens

Matthias Muller Will Reportedly Succeed Winterkorn

VW fired three more execs as its diesel scandal deepens.

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Audi developing EV batteries with LG Chem, Samsung SDI

Audi's fully electric SUV with a range of over 311-miles will have battery cells sourced from LG Chem and Samsung SDI. The suppliers will invest in Europe to make the components for the vehicle there.

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Audi bringing all-electric CUV to Frankfurt

Audi is preparing an all-electric crossover for the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show that will foreshadow an eventual production model.

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Audi says gas-electric Q7 E-Tron PHEV coming to US, China

SUV To Likely Pair a Turbocharged Gas Engine With Electric Motor

Audi will sell a gas-electric version of the plug-in hybrid Q7 E-Tron Quattro SUV in the US, following the diesel-electric model in Europe.

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Audi confirms all-electric SUV on the way

During its annual press conference, Audi announced a fully electric sport activity vehicle to launch in early 2018. The company promised unique styling from its other crossovers and a claimed 311-mile range.

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Hackenberg says next Audi A4 set for Frankfurt debut

Look for the next-generation Audi A4 to make its debut ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, according to Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg.

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Audi spending an additional $2.5 billion on expansion through 2019

This month, Audi said it will boost spending by two billion euros ($2.5B US) over the next five years, for a total outlay of 24 billion euros from 2014 to 2019. Something like 70 percent of those billions will be spent on new models, technology like "connectivity and lightweight construction," and factory expansion at its plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm.

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Audi Q7 to be first diesel plug-in from VW group

Lending credence to prior reports, the next Audi Q7 will be available with a diesel-powered, plug-in-hybrid powertrain, Automotive News claims, after speaking to a source in the Volkswagen Group.

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Next-gen Audi Q7 to debut in Detroit

Audi's public relations team must really be getting fed up with research and design boss Ulrich Hackenberg. Aside from basically confirming that the next Audi R8 will share its bones with the Lamborghini Huracán and noting that it may take advantage of the Asterion Concept's hybrid powertrain te

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Next Audi R8 to share hybrid tech with Lamborghini Asterion

The second-generation Audi R8 isn't far away, but when it arrives, it could serve to seriously shake up the supercar market according to Audi research and development boss Ulrich Hackenberg.

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Audi readying diesel PHEV models for US and Europe

With the racing pedigree provided by the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the German king of Le Mans is capitalizing on the connection between its road cars and race cars at every opportunity. Maybe there's an entire range of Le Mans Editions for the automakers diesel-hybrid offerings, with perhaps Tom Kristens

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Audi getting ready for an entire line-up of PHEV models

Despite years of researching any number of standard ICE alternatives, it's becoming clear that different automakers are starting to throw their weight behind their advanced-powertrain technologies of choice. For instance, Toyota is gearing up for its first production hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle next year. Nissan continues to preach the gospel of the battery-electric engine. For Danny King

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Audi may add plug-in hybrid A6, A8 and Q7 to range [w/poll]

Audi could be getting even more diverse with its powertrains for the A6, A8 and Q7, moving beyond offering just gas- and diesel-powered models and adding plug-in hybrid variants of the three luxury vehicles. The report comes from Brandon Turkus

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Next Audi R8 E-Tron could have 280-mile range

Just 265 miles of range on a single charge? Meh. That's what the folks at Audi might be saying about the Tesla Model S and its estimated range. Because the German automaker says the next iteration of the R8 E-Tron Danny King

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Audi sees room for TT family, including possible crossover and superlight models

With the third-generation Audi TT slated for a debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in just a few weeks time, we've received some interesting news out of the United Kingdom. Speaking to the crew at Top Gear, Chief Engineer Ulrich Hackenberg

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New Audi TT likely headed for Geneva reveal

Between the Consumer Electronics Show and the Detroit Auto Show, Audi is creating plenty of buzz lately for its upcoming third-generation TT. Fortunately, we won't have to wait too much longer to see the next Audi TT, tho

REPORT: Volkswagen to launch an electric car by 2013

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