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New Home for Audi Academy

by on 12 March 2015 in Audi News

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New building inaugurated on site of former foundry  Prof. Thomas Sigi, Audi’s Board of Management Member for HR: “Training courses at the highest level”  Mayor Dr. Christian Lösel: “The start of a new city district, close to the historic city center” In the best location: The Audi Academy has now found its new home between […] More…

Audi Announces Autonomous Driving Cup: Piloted Model Cars Wanted.

by on 11 March 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is taking piloted driving to model cars: Ten student teams will face off in the Audi Autonomous Driving Cup to find the best piloted model car. Audi provides the hardware – a 1:8-scale Audi Q5* – and the young experts develop the software.
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Geneva 2015: Audi Brings Seven World Premieres to Switzerland 

by on 3 March 2015 in Audi News

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Seventh heaven: Audi will be showing seven impressive new models at the International Motor Show in Geneva. Alongside the Audi prologue Avant concept car, the Audi stand at Europe’s biggest auto show of 2015 will also exhibit four new Audi R8 models. The Audi Q7 e tron quattro marks the arrival of the first plug in hybrid in the Q model series. Meanwhile, the Audi RS 3 Sportback sits proudly on the podium as the most powerful premium compact car in the world.
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‘Chairless Chair’ for Improved Ergonomics in Audi’s Production Plants

by on 27 February 2015 in Audi News

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Carbon-fiber construction supports employees in assembly work  Audi Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “Ergonomically designed working environment for more well-being and better health”  Three prototypes in use on assembly lines in Neckarsulm  The health of its employees has top priority for Audi. For this reason, at its plant in Neckarsulm, […] More…

Revealed: The New Audi R8 V10 and V10 plus

by on 26 February 2015 in Audi News

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No model with the four rings is closer to motorsport, none is more striking and more dynamic: at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi is presenting the second generation of its high-performance R8 sports car. The V10 mid-engine and a newly developed quattro drive ensure breathtaking driving performance, especially in the top-of-the-range version with 449 kW (610 hp): achieving 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in just 3.2 seconds, its top speed is 330 km/h (205.1 mph). More…

Audi Makes Night into Day: New Lighting Competence Center

by on 18 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is extending its lead in the field of automotive lighting technology with a new lighting competence center at the company’s site in Ingolstadt. Vehicles can be driven into this underground light tunnel, which is 120 meters long and offers new possibilities, especially for the development of innovative lighting solutions and camera-based lighting assistance systems.
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Audi Reveals Laser Headlights for the New R8

by on 16 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is revealing the headlights of its new R8* as the first of a number of technology highlights of the top sports car. The R8 uses LED headlights which can be supplemented by a laser high beam lighting module as an option.
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Audi Buys Fuel-Cell Patents from Ballard Power Systems

by on 11 February 2015 in Audi News

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AUDI AG has acquired a package of patents relating to fuel-cell technology from Ballard Power Systems Inc. In addition, the Volkswagen Group has extended its cooperation with the Canadian clean energy company until 2019.
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Audi Berlinale Lounge: Hot Spot for Celebrities, Fans and Automotive Experts

by on 8 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is bringing filmmakers, fans and industry professionals together at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. Further highlight at Audi Berlinale Lounge was the Audi Berlinale Brunch with numerous prominent guests on Sunday morning. The Lounge is open to the public during the festival and place of Berlinale Open House. Film legends like Oscar winner Sir Ken Adam and experts discuss about actuals trends of the movie and automobile scene.
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Audi Surprises with R18 and TT Cup on Red Carpet at the Berlinale Film Festival

by on 6 February 2015 in Audi News

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As the main partner of the Berlin International Film Festival, Audi promotes innovative projects and highlights new content. The Berlinale Open House discussion format – a collaboration between the Berlinale and Audi – features 30 events that assemble prominent guests at the Audi Berlinale Lounge. In addition, the Audi Short Film Award is being presented for the first time this year. The award honors outstanding directing talent in the Berlinale Shorts category. The Audi Programmkino arthouse cinema program in Ingolstadt is simultaneously showing selected films from previous editions of the Berlin International Film Festival. More…

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is “Wertmeister 2015”

by on 6 February 2015 in Audi News

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The Audi A3 Sportback e tron* is the car with the most stable residual value in its class. That was the conclusion drawn by Auto Bild and market research institute Schwacke. The A3 e tron stands out with the best residual value forecast among the compact cars, receiving the title “Wertmeister 2015”.
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Two wins for Audi in “Best Cars 2015”

by on 29 January 2015 in Audi News

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Audi takes two overall victories in this year’s “Best Cars” survey. Readers of “auto motor und sport” magazine selected their favorites. The award ceremony will be held today in Stuttgart.
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