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Audi and Partner FAW Cooperate on Plug-in Hybrid for China

posted by on 10 April 2014 in Audi News

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Together with its Chinese joint-venture partner FAW, Audi is to launch a plug-in hybrid car for the Chinese market. The Audi A6 e-tron will be based on the long-wheelbase version of the Audi A6, which is already produced in China, and will be specially developed for the most important market of the German premium manufacturer.

Video: Audi DTM Drivers Take Ice Track Challenge in Pair of RS 6 Avants

posted by on 4 April 2014 in Video

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The recipe for Audi Deutschland’s latest #quattrochallenges video is quite simple- create a racetrack out of a frozen lake, and give two of its DTM drivers RS 6s covered in GoPro cameras. Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider headed to Sweden drive the purpose built course, with its combination of slow and fast corners resulting in […] More…

Event: Techno Classica 2014 – Audi Perspective

posted by on 30 March 2014 in Events Coverage Vintage & Youngtimer News

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As vintage shows go, the Techno Classica in Essen might just be more of an classic car show for the industry than the typical rich guys rolling their classics onto a lawn and calling it a Concours. No, this event is held inside much like an industry car show and, in fact, no less than 27 brands have an official presence here… Audi amongst them. More…

Geneva 2014: Audi & Lamborghini Aftermarket Photo Gallery Added

posted by on 5 March 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Choice Gear

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The second day of the Geneva Motor Show brings about a slower pace free of press conferences and reveals from the four rings brand, and so we’re able to head to more far-flung areas of the Geneva PalExpo and discover displays featuring other Audi and Lamborghini product. Most notably, this includes offerings from Audi’s rich aftermarket. More…

In Detail: All-New Audi TT & TTS

posted by on 3 March 2014 in Audi News

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After weeks of teasers, spy shots, drawings and more, Audi has finally taken the wraps of of their next generation TT. More…

Audi Jumps to Head of Class in Consumer Reports Car Brand Report Cards

posted by on 28 February 2014 in Audi News

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Luxury brands rule the roost this year as Acura and Audi moved up a few spots to join Lexus with the top three highest scores in Consumer Reports’ annual car brand report cards. More…

Video: /DRIVE Reveals the Inner Workings of Audi Tradition

posted by on 5 February 2014 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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The guys at /DRIVE recently traveled to the Ingolstadt and paid a visit to the Audi Tradition warehouse located on the outskirts of the Ingolstadt factory grounds. During the visit they got an in-depth look at several vintage Audi and Auto Union models, in addition to a walk-through with an Audi historian.

Audi with More than 1.57 Million Deliveries in 2013

posted by on 10 January 2014 in Audi News

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A new all-time record for AUDI AG: In 2013, the company sold around 1,575,500 cars worldwide, 8.3 percent more than in 2012. The premium manufacturer’s sales thus increased by more than 100,000 units for the fourth consecutive year. Major growth drivers over the past year were the three biggest export markets for Audi, al l of which reported double-digit growth, withChina up 21.2 percent, the United States up 13.5 percent, and the UK up 14.9 percent. In Europe and China, the four rings again led the premium segment in 2013 as the top-selling brand. Audi concluded the year with 18.4 percent growth to around 130,700 global deliveries in December, increasing sales in al l regions of the world compared to the same month of 2012. More…

Rumor: Audi & Google to Announce Partnership in Android-Based Infotainment Systems Says Wall Street Journal

posted by on 2 January 2014 in Audi News

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) opens next week in Las Vegas, and when it does Audi plans to announce a partnership with Google on an Android-based car infotainment system says the Wall Street Journal. If so, that would make for an interesting alternative to the upcoming Apple-based system that has been confirmed for use by rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz amongst others.

Audi S5 Wins Consecutive Ward’s 10 Best Engines Award

posted by on 12 December 2013 in Audi News

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Audi has been named a winner in the 20th annual Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition for the Audi S5. This marks the fifth consecutive win for the Audi 3.0 TFSI® V6 engine. WardsAuto editors tested 44 engines and scored each based on power, noise, vibration, drivability, packaging, fuel economy, technical relevance and specifications. This year’s nominees consist of 36 gasoline engines (including four hybrids), six diesels and two battery-electrics.

Frankfurt IAA: Audi Surprises at Volkswagen Group Night

posted by on 9 September 2013 in Events News

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The night before the opening press day of the major European car shows like Frankfurt, Paris and Geneva marks a bit of a tradition with the Volkswagen Group. Each of the sibling marques come together for a portfolio-focused presentation that mixes car reveals with full-blown concept debuts. The event is one not to be missed, even moreso this year as Audi pulled the wraps off of a surprise second concept car.

Audi nanuk quattro concept

posted by on 9 September 2013 in Audi News

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Audi’s designers teamed up with Italdesign Giugiaro to create an offroad sports car concept with 544hp and 738 pound feet of torque via a 10-cylinder TDI engine. More details after the jump… More…