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Lapping Le Mans: Video Tracking Changes to the 24 Hour Circuit over 56 Years

by on 10 June 2015 in Motorsport

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With top tier brands like Audi, Porsche, Toyota and Nissan ready to slug it out at Le Mans this week with four different technology strategies, it is all too obvious that we are witnessing a modern Golden age era of endurance racing. Given that, comparing it with earlier halcyon eras seems appropriate. Thanks to the breadth […] More…

Audi R18 e-tron quattro Wins “Race Engine of the Year 2012”

by on 11 January 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport received the first award of the year even before its first racing commitment in the 2013 season. The V6 TDI engine used in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro was voted “Race Engine of the Year 2012” by a British special interest magazine. Audi won the Le Mans 24 Hours for the eleventh time […] More…

AUDI AG 2012 Sales in China Surpass 400,000 Units for First Time

by on 7 January 2013 in Audi News

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Audi set a new record in the Chinese market last year. Deliveries in China and Hong Kong exceeded the 400,000 mark for the first time, a 29.6 percent increase compared to the previous year.

Audi Sets U.S. Sales Record of 139,310 Vehicles in 2012; December Ranks as Best Month Ever

by on 3 January 2013 in Audi News

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Audi today announced that 2012 was the best year, and that December 2012 was the best month, in its history of selling new vehicles in the U.S. market.

On Location: Audi R18 Cutaway Display in Pictures

by on 24 December 2012 in On Location

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Back in September, while attending the Audi Future Lab Mobility conference in Munich, we had a chance to take a surprisingly close look at the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. On display that day at a downtown warehouse was the cutaway chassis you see here – with #1 livery and a faux Dindo Capello driver.

Gallery: More Photos of Audi Sport Season Finale

by on 21 December 2012 in Motorsport

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We’ve added a few more photos from Audi Sport’s season finale event held in Ingolstadt this week. At the event, Audi announced several plans for next year including their Le Mans lineup, R8 LMS and R8 GRAND-AM plans, as well as a celebration of the retirement of Dindo Capello. More…

Audi Ranks First in the 2012 Total Value Awards™ by Strategic Vision

by on 6 December 2012 in Audi News

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Audi ranked as the top $31,000+ brand in the newly released 2012 Total Value Index™ (TVI) study presented by Strategic Vision, scoring 792 out of a possible 1,000 points. Additionally, among luxury brands priced $31,000 and above, Audi improved the most from 2011. Individual accolades include the Audi A3, named the winner for Luxury Multi-Function Car, the Audi Q5 for Near-Luxury Utility, and the Audi Q7 for topping its category in the Luxury Utility segment.

Audi Eclipses Annual U.S. Sales Record with More than One Month Remaining in 2012

by on 28 November 2012 in Audi News

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Audi today reported it has achieved a new annual sales record in the U.S. market with 120,420 new vehicles moved into customers’ hands at the start of this week. The brand set its previous full-year record of 117,561 vehicle sales last year. “Setting a record with five weeks to go in the year demonstrates how […] More…

Audi Club North East Chapter Announces Details for ‘NEQ Holiday Social’

by on 28 November 2012 in Events News

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The Audi Club Northeast Chapter is pleased to announce their Third Annual “NEQ Holiday Social” in NYC.  Please mark your calendars for Saturday, December 8th, 2012.  The NEQ Chapter welcomes old friends and especially looks forward to extending a warm welcome to any new members who join the group for another fun and exciting event in New […] More…

2012 Audi Design UNIverse: Ingolstadt Hosts Design Universities

by on 26 November 2012 in Audi News Design

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Audi invited four European design universities to “Audi Design UNIverse” in Ingolstadt on November 22–23. For the first time, students and professors from Bratislava, London, Milan and Offenbach presented models to the Audi Design team.

Audi Named a “Digital Brand Champion 2012”

by on 26 November 2012 in Audi News

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Integrated brand management in the digital age: Audi’s success at handling this challenge is underscored by an award from “Wirtschaftswoche” magazine. The German business publication selected the premium carmaker as one of the Digital Brand Champions of 2012. Audi will continue to forge new digital paths in the future as well – including the Personal Online Assistant and Audi car chat, which recently went online.

Four Season Test Part 2: 2012 Audi R8 4.2 FSI MT6 #GotAnR8

by on 20 November 2012 in R8 2012 Reviews & Road Tests

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Early days with your first Audi R8 are a somewhat surreal adjustment… especially when that R8 is red. We’re not new to the experience of driving here or there in Audi’s four ring supercar, but the arrival of this particular R8 to our garage reset the bar. In front of home, in the office parking […] More…