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Audi to drop MLB longitudinal engine platform as part of Dieselgate cost cuts – reports

Audi will reportedly dramatically cut its research and development budget as part of cost savings brought about by the Dieselgate saga, and this includes an end to development of the company’s signature longitudinal engine platform. The latest edition of Der Spiegel claims that Rupert Staedler, Audi’s CEO, will soon unveil a new plan for the […]
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