Archive For The “Volkswagen – Audi” Category
During the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the Volkswagen Group (VW, Audi, Porsche, etc) announced its Roadmap E. In what may be the most comprehensive electrification initiative in automotive, the VW Group’s plans include a fully electrified model portfolio by 2030, at latest. Read more at EVmeme.com.
Volkswagen’s luxury brand, Audi, is changing model designations and nomenclature to indicate power output in kilowatts (kW). Model names won’t change, but designations denoting the vehicle’s engine or powertrain choice will. The designations will be universal for both standard combustion engines, hybrids, and electrics. Read about this at CarNewsCafe.com.
Audi uses the term “Audi AI” to describe its autonomous and driver-assist technologies, which extend from sophisticated assistance systems up to fully-self-driving vehicles. These are based on the carmaker’s new zFAS centralized computer core for driver assistance systems. The new Audi A8 will debut zFAS plus three of those Audi AI technologies: the Audi AI traffic…
In this shaky cam interior review, http://www.AaronOnAutos.com gets into the 2017 Audi Q7 crossover. There are some nice quirks about this that are worth mentioning.
The 2017 VW Beetle combines everyday driving pleasure with a versatile build and high safety marks. It’s both fun and cheap to buy, making it a good contender in the “retro coupe” market it competes within. Read the review at FutureCars.com.
In the competitive midsize sedan segment, the 2017 Volkswagen Passat seems to be the quiet wallflower, often overlooked because of its unassuming style. But asking this sedan to dance might make some buyers wonder why they don’t go to the VW slot on dealership row more often. Read about it at iSeeCars.com.
Fully redesigned, the 2017 Audi Q7 is a three-row crossover that blends German road presence with American family needs. The Q7 offers a sporty drive and a large interior, but comes up short in cargo space and self-piloting promises. Read more at NewAtlas.com.