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New 48-Volt Technology from Audi, Even More Powerful & Efficient

posted by on 25 August 2014 in Audi News

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Audi is to upgrade part of its vehicle electrical system from twelve to 48 volts. The move represents another technical building block for facilitating the integration of new automotive technologies while increasing the power and efficiency of its cars.

Audi Is Germany’s Most Sustainable Company

posted by on 21 August 2014 in Audi News

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German consumers have voted AUDI AG as the most sustainable company: In Facit Research’s ranking Sustainability Image Score 2014 (SIS), Audi took first place ahead of BMW and Hipp. “Sustainability is strategically anchored with us as a yardstick for all products and processes,” stated Dr. Peter F. Tropschuh, Head of Corporate Responsibility at AUDI AG. “This top ranking confirms to us that with the measures we are taking, we are on the right track to shape individual mobility in a responsible manner and to make our company fit for the future.” More…

Audi Technology Portal Now Online

posted by on 21 August 2014 in Audi News

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Even more attractive, versatile and informative, the Audi Technology Portal is now completely new. The platform is designed especially for journalists and offers extensive multimedia content focusing on Audi innovations and technologies.

Positive Life Cycle Assessment for New Audi TT

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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Dynamic performance and efficiency: The new Audi TT* impressively combines both qualities. Compared with the predecessor model, the compact sports car scores high with an increase in power output of up to 14 percent and a simultaneous decrease in greenhouse gas emissions of 11 percent. As the premium vehicle manufacturer states in its new life cycle assessment of the third-generation TT, this means that each car in the series saves around 5.5 tonnes of greenhouse gases over its entire life cycle. This includes not just carbon dioxide, but other substances such as methane, nitrous oxide and halogenated organic emissions.

First Carmaker Worldwide: Audi Tests Piloted Driving Systems in Florida

posted by on 13 August 2014 in Audi News

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Driving on public roads confirms technical maturity of the congestion pilot Reduced driver workload in slow-moving traffic up to 60 km/h (37.3 mph) Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Important step toward greater safety” Ingolstadt- Audi is pressing forward with the development of piloted driving. The brand with the four rings has now become the world’s first […] More…

Audi Reports Sales Growth of 9.7 Percent in July

posted by on 7 August 2014 in Audi News

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Sales chief Luca de Meo: “For the first time over a million deliveries in just seven months” Already more cars sold in China than in the whole of 2011 U.S. model offensive in the premium compact segment  AUDI AG has started the second half of the year with further sales growth: global sales increased year-on-year […] More…

Audi A6: Top Scores in South Korea for Crash Safety and Pedestrian Protection

posted by on 4 August 2014 in Audi News

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The Audi A6* received the top score of five stars in the South Korean KNCAP crash test program for its crash safety and very good pedestrian protection. This now makes the model one of the safest cars in its class in this region, too. More…

Audi Continues its Profitable Growth

posted by on 1 August 2014 in Audi News

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Revenue of € 26.7 billion, operating profit of € 2.7 billion and operating return on sales of 10.0 percent CFO Axel Strotbek: “Despite major challenges, Audi is systematically continuing along its path of high-quality growth.” Ongoing investment offensive for new models, innovative technologies and the expansion of worldwide manufacturing structures Despite challenging conditions and a […] More…

Audi and the Salzburg Festival, 20 Years of Strong Partnership

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Audi News

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45 days of opera, drama and concerts at 14 venues – that is the Salzburg Festival. Audi has supported this world-famous festival as the main sponsor for two decades now, promoting both its long-term planning and artistic freedom. The partnership began in 1994 with a guest performance of the Salzburg Festival in Ingolstadt. Tonight, the performers from Salzburg will once again strike the final chord for the Audi Summer Concerts of 2014.

Sound Taken to New Dimensions in Audi TT

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Audi News

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The new Audi TT* also demonstrates its innovativeness in the hi-fi arena. The Bang & Olufsen Sound System in the coupe uses innovative Symphoria technology for a fascinating audio experience. More…

Audi Rallye-Icons at the Eifel Rallye Festival 2014

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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A total of 30,000 spectators are expected when the historic rallying scene convenes in Daun from tomorrow for the Eifel Rallye Festival (July 24 – 26, 2014). Daun is the German mecca for anyone who was a fan of rallying during its glory days in the 1970s and 1980s. One of the highlights this year will be Audi Tradition’s appearance at the event. AUDI AG’s heritage department will be in attendance with rally icons Stig Blomqvist and Harald Demuth and is bringing an Audi Rallye quattro A2 and an Audi Sport quattro, both 1984 Cars of the Year. More…

American Team Wins Audi Twin Cup

posted by on 21 July 2014 in Audi News

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Service World Championship in the Audi driving experience center Neuburg Team from USA takes the title Sales chief Luca de Meo: “Audi Top Service to fulfill customers’ wishes on an even more personalized basis” Award ceremony at the new Audi driving experience center close to the brand’s Ingolstadt headquarters: 75 teams from 38 countries participated […] More…