Audi of America Inc. isn’t budging when it comes to penciling the upcoming Q3 small cross/utility vehicle into its lineup in the U.S. It won’t. The Q3, Audi’s smallest CUV yet, will be sold in Europe, with production launching at a plant in Martorell, Spain, in 2011. The Q3 was shown in concept form as the Cross Coupe at the 2007 Shanghai auto show with a 2L diesel engine under the hood. But an unfavorable exchange rate and a logjam in Audi’s vehicle lineup, given its still-modest U.S. ...

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