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Audi’s Logistics of the Future: Goods Being Commissioned move Autonomously to Employees

by on 17 December 2015 in Audi News

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Driverless transport systems supply parts autonomously  New concept saves space and improves ergonomics  Audi is the industry leader with its “supermarket of the future”  The process of commissioning the other way around: Starting today, logistics employees at Audi will no longer have to fetch the required goods from the material shelves. Instead, the goods will […] More…

Three Audi Models Met Tougher Safety Standards to Notch Top Safety Pick+ Awards

by on 17 December 2015 in Audi News

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The institute “asked auto manufacturers to do more this year to qualify for our safety awards,” Adrian Lund, IIHS president, said when the 2016 ratings were announced. Overall, Volkswagen AG brands notched seven Top Safety Pick+ awards, behind only two other automakers. Three Audi models were named Top Safety Pick+ in large part because of […] More…

ABT Congratulates the Audi A3 on its 20th Anniversary

by on 14 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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For it is a jolly good fellow… ! ABT Sportsline congratulates the Audi A3 on its 20th birthday. The original version, 8L, based upon the Golf IV, was a real innovation. After all, it was the first premium compact car in the entire group and to become very important for ABT Sportsline. And the body variants […] More…

This A3 Cabriolet Test Mule Reveals Face of Next Audi S3!

by on 8 December 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Another A3-based test mule has popped up amidst the frigid winter backdrop of the cold weather testing cycles, this time around a drop-top Cabriolet. Like the A3 sedan we reported on earlier, the car shows fresh details of the upcoming A3-family facelift (a.k.a. Product Improvement, a.k.a. P.I.). More…

Spied: Audi A3 Sedan Facelift Test Mule

by on 8 December 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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The current Audi A3 sedan was launched in 2013. That may not seem like that long ago and the freshness of the current car’s design supports this claim, but Audi’s product cadence means a mid-lifecycle refresh is just around the corner. Spy photos of a test mule confirm that deduction. Of course this is a […] More…

SEMA 2015: Even More Audis We Didn’t Highlight on Their Own

by on 11 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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With the number of Audi models ever-growing at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, we’ve decided to pen a post that is the catch-all, highlighting all of the cars we haven’t posted a dedicated story for. Consider these highlight cars, sometimes with a lower degree of mods and more likely with a lower degree of awareness […] More…

Season of Audi Year-End Sales Event Includes Special Edition A3 and A4

by on 9 November 2015 in Audi News

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Black optic package and S line® exterior features with unique wheel offerings highlight the sporty design of the A3 and A4 Season of Audi offers also available on Audi Q5 and Audi A6 TOMS® sunglasses exclusively designed for Audi offered with purchase or lease during the Season of Audi Sales Event The annual Season of […] More…

Triple Victory for Audi in the ADAC Customer Satisfaction Survey

by on 30 October 2015 in Audi News

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Three class victories in Germany’s biggest study of customer satisfaction Audi once again the top German brand in the overall ranking Cars from Audi finished the ADAC “Kundenbarometer” 2015 customer satisfaction survey with more wins and podium places than any other manufacturer. Audi A3, A5 and Q5 won in their classes. Audi A1 and A6 […] More…

Audi Exclusive Nardo Grey A3 Arrives at Fletcher Jones Audi

by on 2 October 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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There’s no doubt that one of the hottest Audi exclusive shades currently is Nardo Grey. Stock fare on cars like the R8, RS 7 and RS 5 Cabriolet give it pretty exclusive status, while its medium grey appearance may be broken down to more of a basic “battleship” description. More…

Volkswagen and Audi Returning Green Car of the Year Awards

by on 30 September 2015 in Audi News

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Consider it aftermath of the ongoing so-called Dieselgate situation, but the Green Car Journal has rescinded several ‘Green Car of the Year’ awards that were won by models powered by the 2.0 TDI involved in this situation. For Audi, this means returning the 2010 trophy awarded to the Audi A3. Read the full press release by the […] More…

Update: Audi Confirms Number of Cars Affected plus other Dieselgate News

by on 29 September 2015 in Industry News

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It’s been a few days since we’ve seen official word from Audi or the Volkswagen Group, so we wanted to post a few updates to keep people abreast of the latest news. Here’s what we know since our last report. Background For those living under a rock, the PR and marketing fiasco known as Dieselgate began […] More…

Kermit & Miss Piggy: Emmy Tie-In Partners or Puppets for Audi e-tron Global Domination?

by on 21 September 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is using its longtime sponsorship of the Emmy awards as the basis to creatively launch their first plug-in hybrid the A3 e-tron. As part of that, the marketing team at Audi paired with several celebrities as well as celebrity muppets in order to gain some attention.