Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo
Workbench Logo

Tag : Audi

Audi starts production of E-Tron electric SUV

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Audi has started production of the e-tron electric SUV at its factory in Brussels, ahead of the first deliveries due by the end of the year.

Audi debuts PAYG rental scheme in UK

1 month ago / 0 comments

Audi has launched its On Demand short-term rental scheme in the UK, offering a range of models for hire.

Audi adds 2.0-litre diesel to new A6 and A7

1 month ago / 0 comments

Audi is adding a 2.0-litre ‘mild hybrid’ diesel engine to the new A6 saloon and Avant, and A7 Sportback model ranges, offering CO2 emissions from 117g/km … Read More »

Hyundai and Audi tie-up on fuel cell tech development

3 months ago / 0 comments

Hyundai and Audi are partnering to develop joint fuel cell technologies for future models in a move to accelerate the fuel cell electric vehicle market.

Audi finds software “irregularities” with 60,000 diesel engines

5 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has suspended deliveries of certain diesel-powered A6 and A7 models, as it develops a software update to rectify “irregularities” with the engine management on 60,000 … Read More »

Volkswagen Group to introduce autonomous parking from 2020

5 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles are taking part in a Hamburg Airport trial of autonomous parking that could see the launch of a new service within … Read More »

Audi and Airbus develop autonomous flying taxi concept

6 months ago / 0 comments

Audi has teamed up with Airbus and design/engineer company Italdesign to develop an autonomous flying taxi concept.

Audi makes breakthrough in e-gas production

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi says it is convinced of the potential of e-gas, “e-benzin” (e-gasoline) and e-diesel fuels.

Audi opens deposits for electric e-tron SUV

7 months ago / 0 comments

Deposits are now being taken for Audi’s fully electric e-tron SUV ahead of its launch later this year.

New Audi A6 introduces A8 innovations

7 months ago / 0 comments

Audi’s eighth-generation A6 will cascade new technology seen on the A8 when it launches this summer.

Audi to re-shape UK fleet sales from April

9 months ago / 0 comments

Audi UK is adopting an agency model for its fleet sales from 1 April, aimed at offering more stability for dealers and clarity for customers, while … Read More »

Audi develops sustainable diesel from water

11 months ago / 0 comments

Audi is to start producing ‘virtually CO2-neutral’ e-diesel from early next year, using renewable energy, water and CO2 taken from the atmosphere.

Road Test: Audi A5 Cabriolet

11 months ago / 0 comments

A familiar concept with some new tricks up its sleeve, says Alex Grant.

Carmakers launch scrappage schemes in time for plate change

1 year ago / 0 comments

Car groups including Renault-Nissan, VW and Kia have become the latest manufacturers to launch scrappage schemes intended to tempt buyers to new, less-polluting vehicles. 

Audi revamps naming structure to embrace e-tron models

1 year ago / 0 comments

Audi is introducing a new global naming strategy for engine derivatives starting this autumn to denote engine output rather than capacity in line with the move … Read More »

Road Test: Audi Q5 2.0 TDI S line

1 year ago / 0 comments

The new Q5 is a huge step forward in all except Audi’s evolutionary styling, explains Alex Grant.

Audi to offer software update for 850,000 diesels

1 year ago / 0 comments

Audi is running a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel cars worldwide to install new software on V6 and V8 TDI engines.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 8 June

1 year ago / 1 comments

All the key news in fleet… Alphabet reviews broker relationships  Alphabet has started reviewing all of its 40-plus broker partnership arrangements in a move to “maintain … Read More »

Act now on big data to avoid data protection fines

1 year ago / 2 comments

The advent of the connected car will transform the face of the fleet industry but fleets must act now to embrace ‘big data’ and ensure they … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet from the last week… Lib Dems to ban diesel car and van sales The Liberal Democrats have pledged to ban … Read More »

Audi appoints new head of fleet

1 year ago / 0 comments

Audi UK has appointed Tom Brennan as head of fleet sales, following the recent departure of James Douglas to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

First Drive: Audi A5 Sportback

1 year ago / 0 comments

The car that defined a segment steps back up to the cutting edge, reckons Alex Grant.

Road Test: Audi A4 1.4 TFSI Sport

2 years ago / 0 comments

Julian Kirk is impressed by the downsized petrol engine in this entry-level A4.

Pricing and specs revealed for new Audi A5 Sportback

2 years ago / 0 comments

Audi has opened order books for the new A5 Sportback just weeks after its debut at the Paris Motor Show.

Audi says new synthetic fuel could make a significant contribution to climate protection

3 years ago / 0 comments

Audi has begun production of a synthetic diesel fuel, which is said to be carbon-neutral, at a pilot plant in Dresden.