Volkswagen fires jailed Audi CEO Rupert Stadler
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 12:32 PM
Volkswagen has terminated its contract with jailed Audi CEO Rupert Stadler amid an ongoing emissions probe. He is leaving his posts as management board member of the Volkswagen group and as CEO of Audi with immediate effect, Volkswagen said. Stadler, who has worked for Volkswagen since 1990, was arrested in June on suspicion of interfering with an emissions investigation.
Audi's new fully electric e-tron SUV to take on Tesla
Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 7:08 PM
Taking on the likes of Tesla, Audi has unveiled its first fully electric car, the e-tron SUV. The vehicle features a five-seater, all-wheel-drive configuration with two motors, one on each axle. It packs two touchscreens for in-car interaction and can go 0-60mph (0-97kph) in 5.5 seconds. The maximum speed of the car goes up to 124mph (200kph).