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

posted 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…

Audi Extends Neckarsulm Site

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Audi News

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New R8 production and logistics center inaugurated Small-scale production competence reinforced Audi Board Member for Production Dr. Hubert Waltl: “Extension important element for the future of the Neckarsulm site” AUDI AG inaugurated the Audi Böllinger Höfe in Heilbronn today – an important step in the future and growth strategy of the Neckarsulm site. A state-of-the-art […] More…

DTM: Audi Drivers Fired up for Zandvoort Finale

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Victory in the manufacturers classification is joint aim at Hockenheim Tailwind due to Mattias Ekström’s triumph at Zandvoort Audi with the world’s sportiest piloted driving car For Audi, the season finale next weekend (October 17 to 19) at Hockenheim will be more than an ‘exhibition event’ before the winter break. Together, the eight Audi drivers […] More…

WEC: Audi Will Start form Third Row in Japan

posted by on 11 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji (Japan). In the practice sessions, the team of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, thoroughly prepared for the 6-hour race on Sunday. More…

AUDI AG: Strongest September with 159,950 Deliveries

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Audi News

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Audi continues to grow: With around 159,950 deliveries and sales up 6.4 percent, the company reported its 57th record-breaking month in a row and, at the same time, the best September ever for the four rings. Sales growth was particularly strong in North America, up 17.6 percent. This means that deliveries worldwide increased by 10.0 percent in the first three quarters to around 1,298,650 cars.
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Teaser Photos Suggest Audi TT Cup the New Audi Motorsport Program

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Yesterday we reported Audi Sport’s confirmation of an all-new motorsport program that will be announced at the Hockenheim DTM round in about a week and a half. We’d thrown down some guesses as to what that program might be (Formula E, new R8 LMS or some sort of Tudor series compatible LMP), but none of that made much sense being announced at a DTM round. Now, we’re hearing that the likely scenario is a one make Audi TT Cup based on the third-generation TT and running on DTM weekends. More…

Audi AG with Strongest September 159,950 Deliveries

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Audi News

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Sales rose by 10.0 percent since January to around 1,298,650 vehicles  Sales chief Luca de Meo: “Set to hand over more than 200,000 automobiles in the North America region in a full year for the first time” U.S. launch of the Audi Q3* strengthens global SUV growth Audi continues to grow: With around 159,950 deliveries […] More…

Facebook Co-Founder Leads $14M Funding Round for Audi-Renting Silvercar

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Industry News

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As co-founder of Facebook, Eduardo Saverin has already reached billionaire status. What to do next? It seems the answer airport car rental firm SilverCar, the very same that will rent you any car you want so long as it is a silver Audi A4 sedan. Forbes is reporting that Saverin and his investment firm Velos Partners has led a $14 million Series B round of investment in the Austin, TX-based car rental company. More…

Find of the Day: Audi RS 6 Avant in Baltimore

posted by on 8 October 2014 in In Market

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One of the most important things in life is to hold on to your dreams.  At the same time, one of the most valuable skills in life is to know when to cut your losses.    Today’s Find of the Day falls somewhere in-between those two categories. For those of us who reside in the […] More…

Audi in China: Growth in Deliveries of 16% in First Three Quarters

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Audi News

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In the first nine months of this year, Audi set a new record in the Chinese market (including Hong Kong and Macau). Unit sales from January through September increased by 16 percent to a total of 415,704 cars. In September alone, the brand with the Four Rings delivered 51,614 automobiles, representing growth of 13,4 percent compared with the same month last year.
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Audi Discusses Mobility Concepts of the Future

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Audi News

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Audi’s second Stakeholder Forum in Berlin: The company discussed the mobility of the future with approximately 120 participants today. The interdisciplinary discussion focused on automobile connectivity with infrastructure, road users and mobile applications. The automobile manufacturer wants to further intensify the open exchange of opinions and experience with experts from the fields of business, science and politics.
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Paris Spotlight: Audi Collection – ORIS, B&O, RS 6, S6 plus and More.

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Audi News

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One of the hallmark elements of European motor shows versus American Auto Shows is the presence of merchandise stores. In addition to various vendors selling clothing and model cars in a designated vendor hall, virtually every car manufacturer also boasts a brand-specific boutique. Given Ingolstadt’s prodigious Audi Collection line of goods, the shop on the […] More…