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New Audi A8 Production Officially Started at Neckarsulm Site

by on 22 April 2016 in Audi News

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Opening of A8 body shop and assembly Neckarsulm site strengthens expertise in large-sedan class Audi Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “The new Audi A8 production is an important milestone for the Neckarsulm site” Audi officially opened the new production halls for the Audi A8* at the Neckarsulm site on Friday […] More…

“The best brands in all classes”: multiple victories for Audi

by on 24 March 2016 in Audi News

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Audi has taken first place in the most categories in Auto Bild magazine’s reader survey. The magazine asked a total of 60,250 readers to rate the quality, service, value for money and image of 39 different car brands. Votes were tallied in a total of 13 car classes. “Rated tops in quality from the small […] More…

New Audi R8 Spyder V10: debut at the New York International Auto Show

by on 23 March 2016 in Audi News

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397 kW (540 hp), from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds, top speed 318 km/h (197.6 mph) – the new Audi R8 Spyder* with V10 naturally aspirated engine merges impressive performance with the allure of open-top driving. Its striking design and high-end technologies demonstrate the concentrated expertise of the premium brand. Audi […] More…

Audi Develops a New Generation of Tools

by on 11 March 2016 in Audi News

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Less material, weight and energy consumption thanks to composite construction and bionic shapes  Optimal transmission of forces and increased stability  Audi Toolmaking is racing into the future. The company’s tooling specialists have now passed an important milestone. They have developed a new, highly efficient generation of tools that is up to 20 percent lighter and […] More…

Audi Tradition on the 2016 Classic Car Tour

by on 11 March 2016 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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This year Audi Tradition is once again taking part in more than 20 events in Germany and abroad – while also celebrating a few anniversaries. One of the highlights: It was exactly 80 years ago that the Auto Union Type C racing car with Bernd Rosemeyer behind the wheel won the European Grand Prix championship. […] More…

Audi Autonomous Driving Cup 2016: piloted driving on a 1:8 scale

by on 10 March 2016 in Audi News

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Students develop software for automated-drive model cars Competition being staged for second time in Audi museum mobile Attractive prizes for young talents On a quest to create the piloted model car: The Audi Autonomous Driving Cup will be held for the second time from March 22 to 24, 2016. Eight university teams will take part […] More…

Audi AG: European Sales up 8.1 Percent in February

by on 10 March 2016 in Audi News

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Around 126,500 deliveries worldwide in February – up 3.3 percent  Sales chief Dietmar Voggenreiter: “Audi’s momentum in Europe shows that our model initiative is paying off”  New Audi A4 set for U.S. launch in spring  AUDI AG has extended its successful start to the year in February: worldwide deliveries increased by 3.3 percent year on year to around […] More…

Audi plant in Brussels Hosts German Federal President Joachim Gauck and Belgian Royal Couple

by on 10 March 2016 in Audi News

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The German Federal President Joachim Gauck visited the Audi plant in Brussels on the second day of his three‑day state visit to Belgium. At the invitation of the King and Queen of Belgium, President Gauck and Ms Daniela Schadt visited the Audi site south of the Belgian capital to engage in an exchange of ideas. The […] More…

Audi CEO Stadler: “We Plan to Continue our Growth in 2016”

by on 4 March 2016 in Audi News

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Financial year 2015: revenue of €58 billion, operating profit of more than €4.8 billion, operating return on sales of 8.3 percent  Before special items: operating profit of €5.1 billion and operating return on sales of 8.8 percent  Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “This year, we will invest more than €3 billion and push forward with electrification and digitization” CFO Axel Strotbek: “Our operating profit and significantly positive cash flow are evidence of a robust business model”  Thomas Sigi, Board of […] More…

Albert Mayer Named New Plant Director in Ingolstadt, Fred Schulze Becomes Series Director for Top-End SUV Models

by on 4 March 2016 in Audi News

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Current plant director Fred Schulze is to take on strategic tasks as series director for all top‑end SUV models. Audi Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “Fred Schulze has had a positive impact at the site in Ingolstadt.”  Successor Albert Mayer will bring great experience from planning and quality assurance. Albert Mayer is to become plant director […] More…

Revealed: Audi SQ7 TDI

by on 3 March 2016 in Audi News

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With 320 kW (435 hp) and 900 Nm (663.8 lb ft) of torque, the new Audi SQ7 TDI* is the most powerful diesel SUV on the market. It also leads the competition in numerous other technical fields. Its newly developed 4.0 TDI engine features a world first: An electric powered compressor gives the SQ7 TDI outstanding off-the-line performance. Yet it consumes on average 7.4 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (31.8 US mpg). More…

Young and Provocative: The New Audi Q2

by on 1 March 2016 in Events Coverage

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Compact SUV has emotional, powerful design and high level of functionality Infotainment and assistance systems from the full-size class Engines from 85 kW (116 hp) to 140 kW (190 hp), quattro drive Audi is revealing the new Audi Q2* at the Geneva International Motor Show. The compact SUV is an urban-type vehicle for everyday driving […] More…