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Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Jun 18, 2015 - 7:08 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Father's day is almost here and there’s no reason to panic about what to get your dad, because we have an excellent collection of car related Father’s Day gift ideas all at various price points.
See the Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas at AutoGuide.com.
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Audi Creates Batch of E-Gas Called ‘E-Benzin’

May 25, 2015 - 9:10 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Audi continues to move forward with the development of sustainable, synthetic fuels.

Last month, the German automaker created the first batch of e-diesel, a synthetic diesel fuel that uses CO2 and water as the only raw materials for its creation. Now, along with partner Global Bioenergies, the first batch of Audi 'e-benzin' has been manufactured, synthetically produced without the use of petroleum. According to Audi, it is 100 percent iso-octane and has an outstanding octane rating of RON 100. In addition, the e-benzin has no sulfur or benzene, allowing it to burn very cleanly.

With its high octane rating, the fuel can be used in high-compression ratio engines for enhanced efficiency and the company will move forward by testing the new fuel in the lab and test engines. The two companies will also find ways to modify the process so that it requires no biomass, instead requiring just water, hydrogen, CO2 and sunlight.

'Global Bioenergies has demonstrated the viability of the Audi ‘e-benzin’ production process,' said Reiner Mangold, Head of
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Audi TT Clubsport Turbo Technology Concept Boasts 600 HP

May 08, 2015 - 4:45 AM - by AutoGuide.com


Audi’s latest concept car takes advantage of electric turbocharging to create serious power in a small package.

By using an electric turbocharging system, the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo Technology Concept boasts 600 HP and 479 lb-ft of torque. That’s enough to carry it from 0-60 MPH in 3.6 seconds to a top speed of 192.6 MPH and all from a 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine.

“In our TDI engines, we are close to production readiness with this technology. We are now presenting it in a TFSI – here too, we are the first automaker in the world to do this. Audi technical development boss Ulrich Hackenberg said today at the Wörthersee Tour in Reifnitz, Austria.
Read more about the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo Technology Concept at AutoGuide.com.
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