It can hit 100 km/hr in just over six seconds, but it only burns 1.8 liters of diesel every 100 kilometers on the road. Audi’s latest creation is sporty, economical, and the first of its plug-in hybrids to carry a V6 TDI engine and quattro drive.
Two years of leaks about emissions cheating and pollution fears have damaged Germany's standing as the world leader in car production. But analysts think the scandal could have surprising positives for the industry.
Tens of thousands of petrol cars are among the 800,000 vehicles affected by a Volkswagen scheme designed to falsify CO2 emission tests in the laboratory. The company's widening scandal saw VW shares plummet.
Matthias Müller succeeds Martin Winterkorn as Volkswagen Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Until now Müller has headed VW's luxury car subsidiary Porsche. And just like his predecessor, he is an automotive engineer.
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