Automotive Brand - Audi


The four rings of the Audi logo each represent one of four car companies that banded together to create Audi's predecessor company, Auto Union. Audi's slogan is Vorsprung durch Technik, meaning "Advancement through Technology".

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Audi Q8 a sportier sport utility

New 5-passenger SUV builds on the function and elegance of the Q7

All-new Q8 also introduces Audi’s new SUV design language, starting front and centre with a singleframe octagonal grille offset by large air intakes. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jun 8, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Car Buying May 31, 2018, 9:25 AM

Nearly 150,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in April

April recalls totalled 35, affecting 147,607 vehicles from 25 makes Read More

Car Safety Car Care May 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

Sky's the limit for Audi autonomous vehicles

Pop.Up Next a 2-seat cabin that can be coupled to a wheel base or a drone Read More


More than 235,000 vehicles recalled in Canada

Hyundai Elantra tops numbers game with nearly 105,000 cars recalled Read More

Car Safety Jan 1, 2018, 9:10 PM

Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments

Most Wanted awards feature unique rating system that weighs vehicle performance in the retail marketplace and the opinions of Edmunds’ editorial team. Read More

Auto Awards Nov 18, 2017, 9:30 PM

First Ride: Audi’s semi-autonomous A8

Conditions have to be just right to use Audi’s “conditional automated driving”

The new Audi A8 with Traffic Jam Pilot will take over completely in a traffic jam and let its driver watch a movie or just kick back behind the wheel. Read More

26 models recalled in Canada in August

Canadian recalls issued for 14 brands and a total of 44,165 vehicles

Issues include engines and transmissions, airbags and seatbelt systems, steering systems and chasses, labelling and owner's manuals, and fuel systems. Read More

Car Safety Sep 4, 2017, 9:30 PM


20 models recalled in Canada in June

Nearly 350,000 vehicles named in recalls to address some 20 problems

Audi, BMW, Buick, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Hyundai, Honda, Jaguar, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota and Volvo all require attention to some issues. Read More

Car Safety Jul 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

Audi A8 sneak-peak at world premiere of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Spider-Man actor Tom Holland arrived at red carpet on the hood of the new A8

The new A8 won’t make its official public debut until July 11 but it can be seen even before then in the movie, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry People Jun 29, 2017, 11:00 AM

New Audi A8 comes standard as a hybrid

New luxury sedan will have 48-volt circuitry for mild hybrid system

Belt alternator starter provides engine stop/start technology, shutting the engine down under certain circumstances — braking, slowing or cruising. Read More

Green Cars New Cars Autonomous Driving Jun 16, 2017, 2:30 PM

Over 345,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in May

Various manufacturers issued recalls for 23 models over the month

Recalls from Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Ram and Volkswagen address issues from labels to fuel leaks. Read More

Car Safety Jun 2, 2017, 10:20 PM


Audi to introduce sportier TT at New York Auto Show

2018 TT RS joins Audi Sport stable with most powerful version ever

All-new 2.5-litre turbocharged, direct-injected 5-cylinder engine provides 400 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque to push car to 100 km/h in four seconds. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Apr 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

Audi airbag, coolant recalls affects 583,000 vehicles

Q5 SUV most affected, but also A4, A5, A6, A7, Q7 and a couple VWs

Vehicles with 2.0T engines may have water pump fails; sunroofs on Q5s may leak into side air-curtains; and, others may have faulty front restraints. Read More

Car Safety Jan 29, 2017, 9:30 PM

VW Group concepts look to the past and future

Detroit debuts for newest VW I.D. EV concept and full-sized Audi Q8

Volkswagen concept reportedly a multi-functional vehicle with obvious ties to the past; Audi SUV shows profile of original Quattro with 4-seat cabin. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Dec 22, 2016, 9:10 PM

Hybrid race cars develop technology with production car potential

World Endurance Championship is an incubator for innovative powertrains

How long can it be before we see high-performance hybrids in everyday production cars using lessons learned in WEC racing? Read More

Auto Technology Green Cars Sep 22, 2016, 12:15 PM


Audi cars to read traffic lights in 2017

Audi’s Traffic Light Information system fitted to select 2017 vehicles

When waiting at "smart city" traffic lights, the instrument cluster and head-up display will show the time remaining before the light changes to green. Read More

Autonomous Driving Auto Technology Aug 15, 2016, 10:30 PM

What’s new about the 2017 Audi A3

The biggest change is a new 2.0L gasoline engine in the base A3

Audi has refreshed its compact A3 for 2017 and there’ll be five different models coming on sale in Canada this September. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Jun 1, 2016, 9:10 AM

Autonomous Audi A7 becomes more human

UK test shows better signalling during lane changes, harmonious merges

The test car is reportedly even more adept at driving like a human, having performed motorway driving that displays consideration for other road users. Read More

Autonomous Driving May 14, 2016, 10:30 PM

Audi shows innovative city traffic solutions

Q3-based concept features electric skateboard integrated into bumper

Vehicle and longboard are linked via a smartphone app, which can calculate the best route to the destination using a mix of vehicle and skateboard. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Apr 25, 2016, 1:30 PM


Wards honours 10 top vehicle interiors

Luxury vehicles hold slim majority in interior excellence

Wards editors evaluated 47 vehicles on aesthetics, design, materials, ergonomics, safety, fit and finish, and effectiveness of machine/user interface. Read More

Auto Awards Auto Industry Apr 18, 2016, 10:30 PM

Making an Audi A8 limousine is a stretch

The XXL Audi wheelbase is about a metre shy of the A8 overall length

Development of the first car took a year, with primary concerns being the maintenance of safety and the rigidity lost due to the excessive lengthening. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Apr 11, 2016, 10:30 PM

Audi ready to tackle whatever with A4 Allroad

Latest wagon crossover features latest version of the Quattro system

Slated as the only wagon for the A4 line, Allroad Quattro will use 2.0-litre turbo 4-cylinder linked to 7-speed S-tronic automatic transmission. Read More

New Cars Off Roading Mar 28, 2016, 9:30 PM

Audi eliminates turbo lag in SQ7 turbodiesel

Electric compressor provdes near instantaneous low-end boost

The biturbo V-8 makes 429 hp and 664 lb‑ft of torque, making it the most powerful diesel on sale and enabling zero to 100 km/h of 4.8 seconds. Read More

Luxury Cars Auto Technology Mar 3, 2016, 6:20 PM


Audi improves performance of RS Q3

Still no plans to bring 362-hp tiny ute to Canada ... “this year”

Torque of 343 lb-ft (available from 1625 to 5500 rpm) help take RS Q3 Performance to 100 km/h in less than 4.5 seconds, using a 7-speed S-tronic. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Feb 6, 2016, 5:30 PM

10 concepts whose looks weren’t quite right

Love at first sight may be endearing but isn’t always enduring

Concepts aren’t always exactly like the vehicles that eventually come to market. That can be seen as bad, because the concepts are so awesome, but isn’t always. Read More

Future Cars Jan 30, 2016, 5:30 AM

Audi A8 L is long on Sport

Enhanced twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 puts out 450 hp and 444 lb.ft.

Where the exterior looks built for speed, the interior is built for comfort, with leather seats done up in luxurious diamond-pattern stitching. Read More

Luxury Cars New Cars Oct 27, 2015, 10:10 AM

Finalists announced for Green Car of the Year

Audi e-tron, Chev Volt, Civic, Sonata and Prius make final five

Annual Green Car Journal awards are voted on by jury of noted environment and efficient-energy leaders, as well as celebrity car collector Jay Leno. Read More

Auto Awards Green Cars Auto Shows Oct 15, 2015, 4:00 AM


EPA alleges emissions fraud in VW, Audi cars

Independent testing uncovers defeat devices in diesel models

Allegedly, sophisticated software on certain cars detected a car undergoing emissions tests and turned on full emissions controls only for the test. Read More

Green Cars Auto Industry Auto Technology Sep 21, 2015, 8:00 AM

Audi S4 takes new A4 to new heights

Sprints to 100 km/h in under five seconds; tops out at 250 km/h

Available in all-wheel drive sedan and wagon models (S4 and S4 Avant, respectively), the cars benefit from a turbocharged 3.0 litre direct injected V6. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Sep 19, 2015, 12:00 AM

Audi unveils new e-tron AND new SUV

New large SUV and latest EV happen to be the same vehicle

Audi e-tron quattro would slot in between Q5 and Q7 in the company’s SUV lineup, perhaps with a new Q6 designation if/when it reaches production. Read More

Future Cars Auto Shows Green Cars Aug 25, 2015, 5:00 AM

Audi readies launch of A3 Sportback e-tron

Wagon expected to carry $44,000 price tag in Canada

Power comes from a turbo 1.4-litre direct injected gasoline 4-cylinder engine and 76 kW electric motor, for a combined 204 hp and 258 lb.ft of torque. Read More


Audi draws on racing experience for new R8

Despite differences in comfort levels, similarities exist between track and road cars

Audi stands for automotive dynamism. The new high-performance Audi R8 is extremely close to that of a race car – in its controls and displays too. Read More

New Cars Motor Sports Jun 12, 2015, 3:00 PM

Audi electrifies Asian markets with Q7 e-tron

Large SUV puts out combined 367 horsepower and 516 lb.ft. of torque

Among the interesting features is a heat-pump that captures heat normally released by the electric components and uses it to aid in heating the cabin. Read More

10 Choice Cars for First Dates

Here are our 10 vehicle choices for making that first date one to remember

In Spring a young man's fancy turns to... well you know. What you drive on a first date can have a big effect on that all-important first impression. Read More

Car Nuts New Cars Auto Industry People Mar 19, 2015, 10:55 AM

Autonomous Audi RS 7 laps Hockenheim with no driver

Could racing become a way to develop autonomous technologies for the real world?

Audi today became the first automaker to publicly demonstrate a driverless car at race speed on a racetrack in front of thousands of spectators. Read More

Auto Technology Future Cars Oct 19, 2014, 9:00 PM


The real-world cars of the Paris Motor Show

It's the debut of several important production models that is the serious business of the auto show

Exotic and concept cars may be the eye candy but the debut of several important production models is the serious business of the show. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Oct 10, 2014, 2:30 PM

Ford, Toyota each win seven individual used car awards

Vincentric acknowledges excellence in Certified Pre-Owned Value

Honda earns the title of best passenger car brand, Chevrolet that of best truck brand and Buick takes home luxury brand honours. Read More

Used Cars Aug 7, 2014, 5:00 AM

ROAD TEST: 2014 Audi Q5 TDI

The big news for 2014 is the availability of a new a diesel engine

With the addition of a diesel engine for 2014, the Q5 becomes one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles to offer this much space, utility and style. Read More

New Cars Nov 27, 2013, 6:00 PM

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Audi A8

Exterior changes are limited to the hood, headlights, tail lights and fascias

One of the most impressive new technologies on this new Audi elsewhere will have to wait for American regulatory approval before we see it in Canada. Read More

New Cars Nov 7, 2013, 4:00 PM