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Audi may have produced thousands of cars with the same VIN, but why?

2015 Audi A4Bavarian prosecutors discovered thousands of Audis produced with identical vehicle identification numbers, or VINs, according to a new report out of Germany. The Audis were primarily exported to China, Korea, and Japan—but the question is, why did they exist in the first place? The findings are a result of the ongoing Dieselgate scandal, for…
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Audi developing transparent solar roof panels

Audi and Chinese firm Alta Devices team up to develop a glass solar roof panelAudi and and a Chinese technology firm are teaming up to develop a panoramic glass roof embedded with solar cells capable of powering ancillary systems like air conditioning and seat heater, the automaker said on Wednesday. Working with Alta Devices, a subsidiary of Chinese tech firm Hanergy, Audi hopes to reduce the drain on an electrified car’s…
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EU investigates whether Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, VW colluded on diesels

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class (GLK250 BlueTEC)Many people assume that the upcoming movie about Volkswagen’s Dieselgate fiasco will look a lot like Wall Street or The Insider: a tale of corporate greed run amok. If European investigators are proven right, though, the film could be more like The Matrix, because the plot is heading deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole. Today we learned that…
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