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Todd R. Miller | Posted 10.11.2016 | Science
Todd R. Miller

"'The Commander' tells the story of a retired astronaut who rediscovers his lust for life. Viewers watch as the man, surrounded by memories of the golden age of space exploration, sits solemnly, deep in reflection. When his son hands over the keys to a new Audi R8 V10 plus, he gets behind the wheel and relives the thrill of a rocket-like ride under the stars.

Volkswagen Diesels Cheated Us. Here's How VW Should Pay.

Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang | Posted 06.21.2016 | Green
Dan Becker and James Gerstenzang

The sun is finally setting on the days when Volkswagen and other automakers could disregard emission standards. Here's how we can make sure it happens.

Audi Is Trying To Sell Intelligence As the New Rock And Roll, But This Punk Ain't Buying It.

Maxwell Barna | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Maxwell Barna

Iggy Pop was punk rock before the world knew what punk rock was. He and his band, The Stooges, are credited with being one of the most influential roc...

This Should Make Uber Drivers Really Nervous

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.18.2016 | Technology

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ride-hailing service Uber has sounded out car companies about placing a large order for self-driving cars, an auto industry sour...

CES 2016 was a Behemoth

Tom Teicholz | Posted 02.12.2016 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

The annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a behemoth: 170,000 attendees, 3800 exhibitors and, like the dragons in Game of Thrones, each year it gets bigger, more fearsome and less manageable.

From Wiener Dogs to 'Puppy Monkey Baby,' Super Bowl 50 Brands in Review

Stephen Rosa | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Stephen Rosa

Super Bowl 50 was a boring game. Most of its commercials were too. Like the poor guy in AstraZeneca's opioid-induced constipation ad, I kept longing for something truly big to happen, but I too was poop out of luck.

Volkswagen Realizing the High Cost of Deception

Ira Kalb | Posted 12.26.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

The most expensive problems are those that customers or interested third parties discover. If companies try to sweep them "under the rug," or invest resources to deliberately deceive the public, there is likely to be a big explosion as the pressure builds under that rug. This is what has happened to VW.

Skier's Sick Run On Dry Terrain Proves Snow Is For Suckers

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.10.2015 | Sports

No snow? No problem. Watch pro skier Candide Thovex shred dry land on a run that's as spectacular as anything you'll find on the actual white stuff. W...

VW: Das Auto. Die Lüge. -- The Car. The Lie.

Leilani Münter | Posted 10.05.2016 | Green
Leilani Münter

Time discovers truth, though sometimes it can take years to be discovered. In the case of Volkswagen, who started selling their first emission-test-cheating diesels in 2009, it took six years for the truth to be revealed, and now we all watch in disbelief as a giant in the auto industry comes tumbling down.

Audi Says 2 Million Cars Affected By Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business

BERLIN, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Audi said 2.1 million cars worldwide were fitted with the software that allowed parent Volkswagen to cheat U.S. emission t...

The Hottest Cars at the Geneva Auto Show

Noah Mallin | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Noah Mallin

You can count on the semi-annual Geneva auto show to bring out the most outrageous pieces of automotive design. In the heart of Europe, the show is a magnet for high-end manufacturers and well-heeled car enthusiasts looking for their next conspicuous ride.

Driving the Audi S5 Cabriolet in Gaudi's Spain

Rita Cook | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

I think, well, I want to be free to explore the city at my own pace so what vehicle in my mind matches up to a freewheeling trip that matches Gaudi's. Okay, well what comes to mind is the ultra sexy 2015 Audi S5 Cabriolet a little car just looking for some action.

Internet of Things, The Game Changer

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 01.31.2015 | Technology
Paul Mashegoane

The world has never seen something like this, not even science fiction movies did not exactly predict this. We have seen a drop in the ocean of what's about to happen, approaching us at a lightning speed.

Autonomy: The Self-Driving Car and You

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Paul Schwennesen

We could be forgiven for thinking this is a vaguely interesting gewgaw in a world benumbed by technological gadgetry. The iPhone Six is out, for crying out loud... But like those who scoffed at Karl Benz's strange "Motorwagen" in 1900, we'd be overlooking a revolution.

For Audi, Re-Engineering Cities is a Matter of Survival

Craig Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2014 | Technology
Craig Fitzgerald

The California Department of Motor Vehicles recently issued Audi the first permit to begin testing autonomous vehicles on public roads. But it's just a piece of Audi's mission to begin re-engineering cities around the globe, with cars as just a part of the transportation equation.

Primetime Emmy Bash Ruled by the Color 'Orange'

Susan Michals | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment
Susan Michals

The cast of Orange is the New Black held court throughout the evening, and had a fab time doing it. Billy Bob Thornton also showed up, in his apparent uniform for the weekend, a well-worn jean jacket and a weathered frown.

"Live a Big Life, and Let Your Voice Be Heard"

Carrie Yury | Posted 10.15.2014 | Technology
Carrie Yury

Rayner answered, "I want to be independent. I want to be able to make my own money. I want to have a nice car to drive. I want to own my own home. I want to be able to travel and do great things." Her mother replied, "If that's what you want, why don't you take an automotive class?"

Culture, Courtesy of [Your Name Here]

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Last month in Santa Monica, I attended a multiplatform art event sponsored by Audi to promote their new A3. As many friends of this page know, I do not drive a car, so I'm not all that well-equipped to judge, but the car looks really nice.

Day 0: The Wines of Germany, Frankfurt Bound

Britney Campbell | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Britney Campbell

After planning out each detail of my trip, including lists of items and places, I arrive bright and early at the airport, zip through security with fi...

Audi Says 'Nein' To Waiting At Red Lights

Gregory Fink | Posted 03.13.2014 | Technology

Audi’s taking a page from the classic children’s story “The Tortoise and the Hare” and helping slow and steady drivers win the race to the sup...

The Stupidity of 'Smart' Cars

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Driving is the most death-defying activity the average American embarks upon. According to the CDC, "unintentional injury" (of which "unintentional mo...

Re-Imagining the Retail Experience: The Audi City Story

Rajesh Setty | Posted 02.27.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

At Audi City, Interested car buyers will go to a private room where they will work with an Audi salesperson to construct their dream car in detail.

Bartender, Pour Me a Glass of Infidelity

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.05.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

My wife was in the midst of pouring a bottle of Guinness Stout down the drain when I entered the kitchen. A second, empty bottle was in the garbage.

Great Design Made to Measure: What Drives Design at Ford?

Ken Carbone | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Ken Carbone

Buildings, clothing and products all trigger the public's awareness of design. But how about the automobiles we drive? Not being an expert on the topic, I asked a master automobile designer how he measures great design.

Study Finds Little Fact in 'Millennials Hate Cars' Stereotype

Brian Moody | Posted 10.26.2013 | Business
Brian Moody

No one wants to admit it, but stereotypes have their root in truth. Think about it: When you get settled in for a trans-Atlantic flight and a handful ...