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Audi h-tron Concept Wins EyesOnDesign Best ‘Concept Truck’ Award

by on 9 February 2016 in Audi News

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HERNDON, Virginia — The Audi h-tron quattro concept vehicle is an example of how the company plans to combine hydrogen power with the iconic Audi four-wheel drive technology to continue to chart a new future in sustainable transportation. But at the 2016 North American International Auto Show last month, the h-tron quattro concept was recognized for […] More…

Audi’s ‘The Commander’ Gains Positive Response Before Superbowl Debut

by on 5 February 2016 in Audi News

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Audi is back as a Super Bowl advertiser after sitting out last year, and the brand’s 60-second first-quarter ad titled “The Commander,” is receiving critical acclaim. February 05, 2016 | HERNDON, Virginia — In the spot, a retired astronaut rediscovers his love of life when he gets behind the wheel of the Audi R8 V10 […] More…

2015 Audi A3 wins 2016 Best Luxury Compact Award from Good Housekeeping, Car and Driver

by on 4 February 2016 in Audi News

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Herndon, Virginia- Good Housekeeping teamed up with Car and Driver recently to choose the best new cars of 2016. The 2015 Audi A3 2.0T quattro S tronic was the judges’ choice in the Luxury Compact category. The two publications awarded the honor after testers at the Good Housekeeping Institute vetted the car. The  judges were […] More…

Video: Audi Shoots for the Moon with Big Game Spot “The Commander”

by on 3 February 2016 in Video

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60-second spot to air in first quarter of the big game  Feb. 7 “The Commander” to feature the next-generation Audi R8, arriving in U.S. showrooms in Spring 2016 2016 marks return and eighth year for the brand as a big-game advertiser Audi of America returns to the biggest night in football with a 60-second commercial […] More…

Audi Achieves 61st Straight Monthly U.S. Sales Record

by on 2 February 2016 in Audi News

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Sales for the month rose 2.7% to 11,850 vehicles All-new Audi Q7 has best sales month ever Demand for Audi SUV models increased 26.7% for the month Audi reported that its January 2016 sales increased 2.7% to 11,850 vehicles, the 61st consecutive monthly record as the new Q7 helped stoke demand for Audi SUVs. After […] More…

Audi R8 LMS, Magnus Racing Wins 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona

by on 1 February 2016 in Motorsport

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The Audi R8 LMS wins the GTD category in the Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance race The #44 Magnus Audi R8 LMS drives 2,502 miles in twenty-four hours to take the checkered flag in the GTD category Audi R8 LMS wins it US racing debut in IMSA 24 hour classic The #44 Magnus Racing Audi […] More…

Audi R8 LMS Race Teams Kick-Off 2016 Season at the Rolex 24 at Daytona

by on 26 January 2016 in Motorsport

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Four Audi R8 LMS GT3 cars will contest the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener Audi Sport customer racing teams – Stevenson Motorsports, Magnus Racing and Flying Lizard Motorsports will compete in the 54th running of the Daytona 24-hour race Track-tested around the world, the Rolex 24 also marks the US racing debut for […] More…

Audi of America Announces 2017 R8 Pricing to Start at $162,900

by on 20 January 2016 in Audi News

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More powerful and more dynamic than its predecessor, the R8 V10 plus generates 610 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque reaching a top track speed of 205 mph The all-new Audi R8 and R8 LMS racecar were co-developed and share approximately 50 percent of the same parts, including the V10 engine Track-tested around the world, […] More…

Audi Adds New Government Affairs Roles in U.S. as Technology and Regulation Converge

by on 15 January 2016 in Audi News

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Brad Stertz will be Director, Audi Government Affairs in Washington, D.C.; Tom Baloga will be Senior Director, Audi Government Affairs in Sacramento, California A key focus for both functions will be contributions to regulating advanced automotive technologies, as well as safety, emissions, and trade The functions reflect the extension of Audi AG government affairs offices […] More…

Audi A4 to Make US Debut at NAIAS

by on 8 January 2016 in Audi News

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Sharpened design, excellent driving dynamics, benchmark technology, and available quattro® all-wheel drive are just some of the highlights of the all-new Audi A4, on sale Spring 2016 With class-leading horsepower, the redeveloped 2.0 TFSI® engine generates 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque Lightweight aluminum-hybrid construction helps to achieve significant weight savings As the bestselling […] More…

Audi Surpasses 200,000 U.S. Sales for First Time, Achieves Sixth Straight Record Year

by on 6 January 2016 in Audi News

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December 2015 marks the 60th consecutive month of record sales for Audi in the U.S. The most recent month stands as the best-ever U.S. sales month and the first time monthly sales have exceeded 20,000 vehicles All-time record sales year for Audi Certified pre-owned vehicles Audi reported that its U.S. sales in 2015 increased 11.1% […] More…

Audi selects Thunderhill Raceway as a Key U.S. Test Bed for piloted driving development

by on 6 January 2016 in Audi News

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Research conducted there will help engineers gather data on the dynamics of self-driving cars at elevated speeds The aim is to anticipate extreme conditions a piloted driving car could face on public roads around the world to improve safety Audi and its partners have used the Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, California, track for development of […] More…