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This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant

This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant

With Earth Day approaching, Audi has good news for its customers and for all concerned with the state of the environment today. Firstly, following the successful preview of the all-electric SUV – the new Audi e-tron Quattro prototype – at the Geneva Motor Show, the premium automobile manufacturer has announced that the production version ofRead more about This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant[…]

VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?

For those who like their cars with a little bit (or a good deal!) of nostalgia attached to them, here comes bad news. The Bug will be put out of circulation. Yes, you’ve guessed right—we are talking the iconic Volkswagen Beetle! The news was unleashed in March during the Geneva Motor Show by Frank Welsch,Read more about VW Shuts Down the Beetle: Is This Finally the End Of The Road For The Bug?[…]

Audi Linking Cars to The Grid in Experimental ‘Virtual Power Plant’

Audi Linking Cars to The Grid in Experimental ‘Virtual Power Plant’

German automaker Audi, part of the Volkswagen Group, looks determined to go one up on rival automakers regarding PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles). Once electric vehicles were unleashed into the market, there was a great concern that adding more demand from the overtaxed electric grid would create a large imbalance between supply and demand. However,Read more about Audi Linking Cars to The Grid in Experimental ‘Virtual Power Plant’[…]

What Auto Expenses Are Or Aren’t Deductible

What Auto Expenses Are Or Aren’t Deductible

You may get a tax deduction for your vehicle expenses if you use the vehicle either for your job, in your business, medical-related treatment, charity or moving. If you are a self-employed business owner, business use includes the use of the vehicle by you or any of your employees for business-related reasons. This means thatRead more about What Auto Expenses Are Or Aren’t Deductible[…]