In the 1970s Audi had a stodgy image. But in February 1977 Audi engineers combined four-wheel drive with a 200 hp engine. The quattro debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in 1980. The press called it a stroke of genius.
The German carmaker has confirmed reports that police raided its headquarters and several offices in Germany. They were searching for clues about the role Audi played in the VW diesel emissions scandal.
A US court has published new documents on a proposed settlement for US owners of Volkswagen's 3-liter diesel cars, showing that the fixes and buybacks could cost the German carmaker more than it expected.
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