Audi’s top of the range SUV is all about power, size, speed and price. In short, it’s a big show off. Especially on the winding roads of Teneriffe. But what is the use if it’s tested by someone who’s not into it?
It took social and political pressure to get the automotive industry to develop more climate friendly cars. Ironically SUVs have become an essential part of carmakers' efforts to turn green.
Four German managers at carmaker Audi were the latest to be charged in the United States as part of a diesel emissions cheating scandal. The company has already paid an €800 million fine as part of a case in Germany.
German luxury carmaker Audi has admitted it has detected irregularities in the emissions controls of recent models. It halted all deliveries of the cars affected in the latest twist of the Dieselgate scandal.
The Federal Transport Authority is seeking a recall of 19,000 SUVs in Germany after discovering the luxury vehicles emitted excessive pollutants due to cheating software. Other countries are expected to follow suit.
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