Audi introduced an update to its Q7 SUV at the 2015 Detroit auto show, featuring reduced weight, greatly increased fuel economy and a stunning cabin tech package.
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The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI offers basic transportation at a bargain and an excellent engine, but techies will want to hold off for the improved 2015 model.
With the same chassis and weight improvements, but more torque than the gasoline version, the 2015 Golf TDI is worth paying just a bit more.
The 2014 Audi A7 TDI includes some of the best connected tech available today in an automobile, and those inclined to put up with a few diesel drivetrain quirks will be rewarded with significantly higher fuel economy than from the gasoline equivalent.
The 2014 Audi Q5 TDI works as a multipurpose vehicle, good for everything from the weekly commute to extended road trips, offering excellent information services through its dashboard electronics.
With diesel fuel economy and its wagon format, the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI offers great utility, and adds a premium-car feel, but cabin electronics only cover the basics.
Packed with gift cards and free roadside assistance, the package represents VW's first step in trying to win back its customers.
In a new filing today, the Environmental Protection Agency notified Volkswagen that it found software designed to defeat emissions testing in seven models using a 3-liter diesel engine.
The automaker cops to installing a program that undercounts emissions in some Audi and Porsche models sold across Europe, the company's biggest market.
Porsche and Audi announce a halt to sales of certain models in the US as their parent company grapples with a global emissions-cheating scandal.