You may have heard that two self-driving cars had a "close call" on a California road this week. Don't be alarmed. One of Google's self-driving Lexus RX450h's (incorrectly reported as a RX400h) cut in front of an Audi Q5 equipped with Delphi's self-driving technology on the streets of Palo Alto, California, Reuters reported. Show More Summary
The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC mid-sized SUV made its long-awaited world premiere tonight in Germany, meaning the Stuttgart-based marque finally has a proper global rival for the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. A replacement for the GLK (a left-hand-drive car that never came here, much to Mercedes-Benz Australia’s chagrin), the GLC in many ways takes elements […]
The rating applies to Q5s built after January, when the crossover's front structure was modified to ace the small-overlap test.
A huge construction crane in Xiamen fell after losing its balance, effectively flattening an Audi Q5 and a BMW Mini Cooper. Fortunately, no one was injured as the crane fell in a parking lot where most of the cars were empty. [ more...
Silvercar has been making waves in the car rental industry over the last few years with their new approach to car rentals. The company only rents silver Audi A4 and Q5s in limited markets, providing concierge service and mobile-first integration to tech-forward travelers. Though the rentals aren't for everyone, the company [...]
Talk of Audi’s Q6, a coupe-like crossover slotting between the more conventional Q5 and Q7, dates back all the way to 2006, but official info on the vehicle never really emerged until this year when a teaser sketch of a vehicle fitting our previous description of the Q6 was shown at an investor meeting. The new vehicle was also said to be...
Audi doesn’t have ultra high-performance SUVs other than the RS Q3 – but that could be set to change with new RS Q5 and RS Q7 models. Michael Berchtold, project manager for the Audi RS3 Sportback quattro, thought he was simply going to be discussing the potential of an RS3 sedan at the launch of [...]
A couple of weeks ago, an Audi Q5 packed with automotive supplier Delphi’s autonomous car technologies set out on a coast-to-coast trip, departing San Francisco and ending up in New York City nine days later. Nearly 3,400 miles were covered, and according to Delphi an impressive 99 percent of the journey was done in fully autonomous mode...
An autonomous car developed by Michigan-based auto supplier Delphi Automotive Sunday started its 3,500-mile journey across the U.S. The modified Audi Q5 is due to arrive in New York a little more than a week later.
A prototype for Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation E-Class has been spotted, revealing that designers have adopted a much sleeker look for the new Mercedes mid-sizer than the somewhat angular look the past three generations have worn. The vehicle should go on sale late next year, as a 2017 model. After a series of concept versions, BMW’s...
Audi recently demonstrated the capability of its autonomous car technology by letting one of its self-driving A7 prototypes steer itself from San Francisco To Las Vegas, albeit with a driver behind the wheel to takeover when approaching complex city environments. Now, automotive supplier Delphi is taking on a more ambitious challenge: the first...
?Delphi Automotive will take a 3,500-mile ride in an autonomous Audi Q5 crossover outfitted with all the needed technology
Ten autonomous 1:8-scale Audi Q5 SUVs will battle it out later this month as part of a student competition to take place in Germany. Split into 10 teams, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering students will go head-to-head to find out whose technological know-how will produce the best autonomously piloted model car. Though Audi [...]
The long-awaited replacement for the Audi A4 is likely to launch before the Frankfurt motor show in September, it has been announced, while 2016 will see the introduction of a new version of the Q5 and the all-new Q1 baby SUV. As part of the Audi annual conference, the Ingolstadt-based brand announced the new-generation A4 (pictured above in computer-generated guise) [...]
Hamburg-based travel equipment specialists Heimplanet have linked up with fellow Germans Audi to produce this exceptionally design-savvy camping tent. The inflatable vehicle accessory is made to fit Audi’s Q3, Q5 and Q7 models, and is… The post Audi x Heimplanet Inflatable Camping Tent appeared first on Highsnobiety.
Land Rover says it killed off its Freelander nameplate to improve its ability to steal sales from Germany’s big-selling mid-sized luxury SUVs, the Audi Q5 and BMW X3. The British 4WD brand has replaced the Freelander with a model called the Discovery Sport as it splits its line-up into three families based around the Range [...]
Considering luxury SUVs are big business, the Lexus NX can’t be accused of being rushed to market. It’s more than a decade since Toyota’s luxury division introduced its last new SUV, the GX that is a spruced-up Prado and never sold in Australia. You then have to go back into the 1990s for the (LandCruiser-based) [...]
Each of these upmarket 2-litre SUVs commands a following in Singapore, but which one of them can also command the respect of the other two? Read the rest of the story at: Porsche Macan 2.0 versus Audi Q5 2.0 versus Range Rover Evoque 2.0
The number of double-takes was odd, I thought. In the summer, with the top down in a red Camaro ZL1, rubberneckers are a dime a dozen. But the SQ5 is a subtly enhanced version of the Audi Q5, a small crossover that’s been around for more than five years; the best-selling model at one of […] The post Capsule Review: 2014 Audi SQ5 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Better late than never. That is surely the aphorism that should greet to funky Lexus NX compact SUV, a Japanese contender for German market-leaders such as the Audi Q5 and BMW X3, as well as the Swedish Volvo XC60. And not just any market leaders, but leaders of an increasingly important market segment. Both the [...]