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While German Automakers Colluded, Tesla Pursued Clean Energy

WHILE TESLA PURSUED CLEAN ENERGY, GERMAN AUTOMAKERS COLLUDED TO CHEAT ON EMISSIONS TESTS The dirty diesel debacle has entered a new chapter. All five of the the major German automakers are now under investigation by European and US authorities, accused of participating in a cartel that thwarted competition and stifled…

1 week ago by EVANNEX 29

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Other Automaker Execs Still Don’t See Tesla As A Threat

AUTO INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES CONTINUE TO DOWNPLAY THE THREAT FROM TESLA Recently, another group of auto industry executives decided to brush off any notion that Elon Musk and company could pose a threat to their brand. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said, “We see Volkswagen as the company that can stop Tesla, because we have abilities…

1 month ago by EVANNEX 29

First Sighting Of Audi E-Tron Quattro Electric SUV

The cart this one tows might be a mobile battery or maybe not. The Audi E-Tron Quattro electric crossover has been caught under development for the first time. The spy shots reveal a highly camouflaged example testing in Europe. The body’s concealment hides the details of the design, but the…

1 month ago by Chris Bruce 36

First Audi Sport EVs Likely To Be SUVs … After 2020

Audi Sport (previously Quattro Sport) is considering the introduction of performance electric model in the 2020-2025 time frame (holy time-frame variance Batman), after the company expands its lineup to 16 models. CEO Stephan Winkelmann prefers all-electric vehicles over plug-in hybrids, and would chose to stick with SUVs or sedans over supercars….

1 month ago by Mark Kane 6

Audi Completes Takeover Of Abt Formula E Team

Audi has formalized its works status in the FIA Formula E championship by completing its takeover of the Abt squad, and will run under the Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler banner from next season. The German manufacturer will continue to use technology partner Schaeffler for its powertrain as it ramps up…

2 months ago by Motorsport.com 1