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Audi TT Nuvolari Limited Edition: Important Premiere at Gran Premio Nuvolari 2014

posted by on 18 September 2014 in Audi News

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For Audi, the cutting edge is a goal derived from tradition. Sportsmanship, performance and driving pleasure elements unite the past, present and future for the brand of the four rings, both on the road and in motor racing. For this reason, Audi celebrates its origins for the 17th rear in a row at the Gran Premio Nuvolari as main sponsor, also choosing the classic car event as a showcase for the Audi TT Nuvolari Limted Edition, a numbered limited series sports coupe and icone of design in the automotive world. More…

Audi Partners with the South African Innovation Summit

posted by on 18 September 2014 in Audi News

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The SA Innovation Summit has become a noteworthy South African event, aspiring to raise awareness in innovation, facilitate collaboration and amplify South Africa’s competitive edge and accelerate economic growth. Audi South Africa is proud to be associated with the South African Innovation Summit in 2014 as a sponsor of the CEO Spotlight Debate and is pleased to have Siya Xuza, Audi Brand Ambassador and Innovator, as a keynote speaker at the Summit.

Tailored Honeycomb Stitching for RS 5 and RS 4 Recaros from PRETOS

posted by on 17 September 2014 in Audi News

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One of the more unique elements of the latest RS 6 and RS 7 models from Audi is the honeycomb/hexagonal quilted stitching on the leather seating surfaces. Matching the texture of Audi’s RS grille-work, this unique touch offers a distinctly Audi cue to any new RS-car. Up until now, it’s just been available on the RS 6 and RS 7, though thanks to Germany’s PRETOS, it seems that’s about to change.

Audi Receives First Autonomous Driving Permit Issued by the State of California

posted by on 16 September 2014 in Audi News

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- New California laws governing the testing of automated driving go into effect today. – Regulations require surety bond coverage of at least $5 million for each vehicle covered by a license; allow testing on any state road – Audi was the first OEM to gain a Nevada autonomous driving plate in 2012, and the […] More…

DTM: Timo Scheider Clinches Third at Lausitzring

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Audi News

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Audi driver Timo Scheider clinched third place, marking his first podium result of the season, at the Lausitzring in front of 58,000 spectators (throughout the weekend). More…

Audi Publishes ‘TT Illustrated’ Mag With Launch of TT & TTS

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Audi News

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It seems Audi’s been landing awards for its internal corporate magazines quite a bit over the past few years. Maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise then that they’ve published a beautifully made coffee table magazine titled TT Illustrated to help bring this new third-generation TT and TTS coupe to market.

Audi Hungaria: 100,000th Car Leaves Production Line at New Plant

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Audi News

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100,000 cars built since the start of production at the new Audi Hungaria car plant: The anniversary model, an Audi S3 Sedan* in glacier white, was driven off the production line today. The model, equipped with a 2.0-liter TFSI engine built at the Győr engine plant and with a red interior design, is destined for the United States. AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. has been producing the Audi A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet since June of last year, and added the new generation of the Audi TT to its portfolio just a few weeks ago. In response to high demand worldwide for these models, the Company introduced a third shift in its automotive manufacturing operations in August.

Audi to Offer AT&T Mobile Share Value plan for Audi connect in 2015 A3, S3, Q3 models

posted by on 10 September 2014 in Audi News

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Audi and AT&T now offer drivers the option to choose a plan that best fits their data needs and lifestyle Pricing is set at $10 a month to add a model with Audi connect to an existing AT&T Mobile Share ValueSM plan  Also available is a monthly data plan for customers with an A3, S3 […] More…

AUDI AG: Sales Target for 2014 Raised to 1.7 million

posted by on 10 September 2014 in Audi News

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Around 125,300 deliveries worldwide in August; increase of 5.6 percent Sales chief Luca de Meo: “Demand remains on the up despite challenging market conditions” Deliveries in North America doubled over past five years Audi again maintained its path of growth worldwide in August: Sales rose 5.6 percent to around 125,300 automobiles. This brings the total […] More…

Core TT: Fourtitude’s First Theme Series Examining Past, Present & Future of the Audi TT Range

posted by on 9 September 2014 in Audi News

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The Audi TT family is a core silo within brand Audi. Since its inception at the 1995 Frankfurt Auto Show with the original TT concept to today’s latest and we believe greatest “Mk3″ family, the car has been finding its own road and re-setting the bar consistently and in its own way.

More Volts to Create More Scope in Future Audi Models

posted by on 9 September 2014 in Audi News

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Upgrade to 48-volt electrical system will enable forthcoming models to exhibit even more Vorsprung durch Technik Important building block in electrification strategy More voltage and more power for new technologies Scalable platform concept suitable for wide-ranging uses In anticipation of a raft of new technological innovations which will pave the way for even more compelling […] More…

Audi Deutschland Adds Facelift A6 and S6 Configurator to Consumer Website

posted by on 9 September 2014 in Audi News

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Ahead of its official reveal in Paris next month, the Audi A6 and S6 have shown up on Audi Deutschland’s consumer website.  Visitors to the site can expect to find media images and a downloadable product brochure.  At the time of writing, a fully operational model configurator for the RS 6 has not been included […] More…