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    Report: Audi may add plug-in hybrid A6, A8 and Q7 to range [w/poll]
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    Audi could be getting even more diverse with its powertrains for the A6, A8 and Q7, moving beyond offering just gas- and diesel-powered models and adding plug-in hybrid variants of the three luxury vehicles. The report comes from Indian Autos Blog, which spoke to Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi's ...

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    Report: Audi fires head of R&D, Wolfgang Dürheimer [w/video]
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    According to Car and Driver, citing a report in Germany's Der Spiegel magazine, Audi has fired Wolfgang Dürheimer, the brand's head of research and development. Dürheimer had originally signed on as Audi's R&D boss in September 2012. Prior to that, he had served as the head for ...

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    Report: Audi A3-based people mover in the works
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    We have yet another announcement of yet another new Audi, including yet another obligatory quote from Audi research and development chief Wolfgang Dürheimer that there's room for it in the Audi range. On the sidelines of reports about the diesel-hybrid sports car, derived from the R18 ...

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    Report: Audi supercar not yet approved, R4 not quite dead, still room for an MPV
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    According to a report by Autocar, all we thought we knew of the in-development Audi supercar we might not actually know. A piece in Car and Driver, not even a month old, said the diesel-hybrid halo car was in the design stages, would get the engine from the R18 E-Tron Quattro and its carbon fibre ...

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    Featured: Rendered Speculation: Next-gen Audi TT looking sharp
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    Wolfgang Dürheimer, Audi's head of research and development, has been dropping all kinds of savory hints about all kinds of impressive vehicles that Audi may or may not build. In that former camp, rumors on the next-generation Audi TT form the next volley fired from the blunderbuss of ...

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    Report: Audi mulling range-topping diesel hybrid R10 supercar
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    Who ever thought we'd hear this said about a sports car: "If we made this a diesel hybrid it could be a hot-seller." Yeah. Never. Nevertheless, that's what Audi R&D chief Wolfgang Durheimer told Auto Express about a his idea for a supercar to sit above the R8 and bang carbon-fiber fenders ...

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    Report: Audi plotting a 1 L/100KM, "affordable" four-seat city car
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    Volkswagen has its XL1, the aero coupe that promises 1 L/100KM (235 miles per gallon) through the use of a two-cylinder TDI diesel, an electric motor with a lithium-ion battery pack, and a seven-speed DCT. Rumoured to hit showrooms next year, it will be sold in limited markets and in limited ...

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    Report: Bugatti Galibier to be "faster than anything on the market"
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    Before Wolfgang Dürheimer moves to Audi, he's still got a few jobs to finish as head of Bentley and Bugatti, one of them being to oversee the development of the 16C Galibier. It was back in 2009 that the two-tone concept had audiences agog, and rumors and leaks since then have had everyone ...

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    Report: Bentley dropping 6.75L V8 in favor of diesels, plug-in hybrids
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    The Bentley 6.75-litre V8 engine dates all the way back to the 1960s where it originated from Rolls-Royce, but it would appear this powerful engine's days are numbered. Car and Driver recently had the chance to talk to Wolfgang Dürheimer, Bugatti and Bentley CEO, who discussed the future of ...

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    VW won't race in NASCAR, but pondering Indy Car and ALMS
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    Volkwagen has made it clear that the automaker has no plans to dive into NASCAR, but that doesn't mean that the company is turning its back on American motorsports altogether. According to TheDetroitBureau.com, Wolfgang Durheimer, head of Volkwagen Group motorsports, says his company is currently ...

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