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Spied: Audi A4 B9 Test Mule with New Bodywork

by on 17 November 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Our spy photographer partners have spied the upcoming B9 A4 in what appears to be complete next-generation bodywork, albeit heavily disguised with funkadelic wrap and other cladding. We’re told the car was encountered hot weather testing in southern Europe.
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Event Report: SEMA 2014 Day 1

by on 4 November 2014 in Events News

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For one week out of the year, the Specialty Equipment Market Association brings key players from the Automotive Aftermarket and OEMs together to showcase the trends and components that will become industry standard for the next twelve months.  While the show has historically been overwhelmingly populated by American marques and their aftermarket support, in recent […] More…

Audi to Deliver Master Keynote at CES Asia in Shanghai

by on 4 November 2014 in Audi News

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Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG and Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of AUDI AG for Technical Development, are to give the opening address on the evening before the official opening of the CES Asia electronics show, which is taking place for the first time in Shanghai from May 25 to 27, 2015. In this way Audi is underscoring its position as an important partner to the electronics industry worldwide.
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FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Race Report + Watch Race Video

by on 3 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi just missed out on a podium place in round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the best Audi R18 e-tron quattro had to admit defeat in the six-hour race. The Le Mans winners crossed the finish line in front of their team-mates Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen (BR/F/DK). More…

FIA WEC: Audi Sport Qualifying Report + Watch Session Video

by on 2 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen best Audi driver team Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row as well  Audi Sport Team Joest thoroughly prepared for the race Ingolstadt/Shanghai – Audi took fifth and sixth place in qualifying for round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In the race, Audi – currently the runner-up […] More…

Video: Lapping the Nurburgring in an Audi R8 V8

by on 30 October 2014 in Video

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Ever wondered what it’s like to put in a hot lap at the legendary Nürburgring behind the wheel of an Audi R8?  Thanks to a video uploaded by YouTube channel FlatOut Brasil, today is your lucky day.  Putting in a time of 8:17 from Bridge to Gantry on a surface that the uploader calls “damp”, […] More…

Production Jubilee: 20 Years of Audi A4 at Ingolstadt Plant

by on 30 October 2014 in Audi News

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More than six million Audi A4 cars produced Board of Management Member for Production Dr. Hubert Waltl: “A4 family is the heart of the brand” Bestseller over four model generations Jubilee in Audi’s mid-sized range: The brand with the Four Rings has been producing the Audi A4* at its main plant in Ingolstadt for 20 […] More…

Audi and Blipshift Team for R8 competition T-Shirt Contest

by on 28 October 2014 in Audi News

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Following surprise confirmation today of what looks to be a U.S.-only R8 competition model set for debut at the L.A. Auto Show, Audi of America also announced a unique T-shirt contest. In order to make it happen, Audi has teamed with online automotive T-shirt entity Blipshift.com and you could be the designer. More…

Audi Recalls 850,000 A4 Models over Airbag Issues

by on 24 October 2014 in Audi News

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The Reuters news agency is reporting that Audi AG has issued a recall of 850,000 A4 models worldwide due to a problem with the airbag. At this point the recall appears to be voluntary on Audi’s part, and the Ingolstadt car manufacturer has emphasized that it is not related to the massive recall being issued within the industry for Takata-sourced airbags fitted in many other brands.
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10 Lessons Learned Hypermiling on the Audi #TDIChallenge

by on 23 October 2014 in Events News

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Competing at the wheel of a new Audi A3 TDI in last week’s #TDIChallenge from Albuquerque, NM to San Diego, CA on one tank of fuel, you could say we learned a few things when it comes to wringing out the most fuel economy from a tank of diesel. Such skills were necessary in order to […] More…

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Audi #TDIChallenge: Efficiency and Loss in a New Audi A3 TDI

by on 20 October 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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We’d been in the car since 6:00 AM, had started in a different time zone and slogged through the desert planet of Tatooine, quite literally, with no air conditioning and precious little vent powered circulation. Our A3 TDI had been reading zero barely into our climb of the towering Chocolate Mountains west of San Diego. We […] More…