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The New BMW 5-series Just Released the Quietest Diesel Engine for its Class and Model - What Does This Mean for the Future of Automotive?

Diesel sedans always filled an interesting spot in the automotive market. On the one hand, these cars’ engines produce loud growls that annoy some. But on the other hand, there’s no denying they offer some of the best fuel efficiency in the market. People looking to save money at the gas pump need to decide if such a loud motor was worth the better mpg. Times have changed quite a bit.

Audi Plans to Insert Solar Panels in Future Electric Vehicles

When it comes to cars, we can always look at the world of electric vehicles for automotive innovation. Think about it: aren’t electric vehicles an innovation in themselves with the use of electricity over gas? In any case, Audi is here to take things a step further for EVs in the form of solar powered roof panels. We already know what you might be wondering: What will these panels actually d

Do New Safety Features in Cars Really Work?

If you’ve been following the latest automotive trends, you likely noticed the rise in new safety features in recent years. Everything from lane departure warnings to blind spot detection warnings promises to create a safer drive. But to what extent do these features actually work? Most consumers want to drive a safe car. So, let’s take a look at the existing research regarding these sa

Automakers Agree to Improve Diesel Vehicle Emissions to Avoid Banning in Select German Cities

It’s often assumed that CARB emissions standards are among the toughest for automotive manufacturers to comply with. In fact, it was argued that the recent VW & Audi emissions scandal was primarily inspired by hard-to-achieve CARB diesel emission and MPG standards. As a direct result of the scandal, various European cities have been contemplating the possibility of restricting, or even b

Porsche, Audi SUV Fuel Pump Recall Issues Might Impact Other Automakers

As if Volkswagen hasn’t had enough problems with major mechanical issues in recent years, news was recently released that faulty fuel pumps produced by German-auto parts manufacturer Continental might extend to additional automotive manufacturers according to US automotive regulators. Earlier this year, a massive 450,000-vehicle recall of United States VW, Porsche and Audi branded SUV’