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AUDI AG Concluding Extensive Cooperation Agreements with Baidu and Huawei

by on 26 May 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is intensifying the expansion of connectivity of its cars in China, according to an announcement by the premium carmaker in advance of the first CES Asia taking place in Shanghai. With Baidu CarLife, Audi will also be offering uncompromising integration of smartphones in its cars in China. A China-specific LTE module, which Audi is developing in a joint venture with Huawei, will deliver fast data transmission. More…

Audi at CES Asia 2015

by on 26 May 2015 in Audi News

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The car of tomorrow is an integral part of the networked world. At CES Asia, Audi is showing how digital features can be systematically integrated into the automobile while considering the special market requirements of Asia. Today, there is a growing focus on technology fields related to automotive electronics. Lighting technologies, infotainment and connectivity, operating and display concepts as well as driver assistance systems and piloted driving. More…

In Detail: New Audi A6 L e-tron for China

by on 16 April 2015 in Audi News

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With the A6 L e-tron, Audi is taking an important step toward even greater fuel efficiency in China. The sedan has been developed specifically for the Chinese market. Its plug-in hybrid drive with 180 kW (245 hp) provides for powerful performance. The model consumes on average just 2.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (106.9 US mpg). More…

In Detail: Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro for China

by on 16 April 2015 in Audi News

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First TFSI plug-in hybrid with quattro all-wheel drive Best-in-class: up to 53 kilometers (32.9 mi) electric range Maximum efficiency with hybrid management and heat pump Available for Asian markets The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro marks the first time that Audi has combined a TFSI plug-in hybrid with quattro all-wheel drive. Audi developed it […] More…

What Not to Do with Your Audi Q7 at Winter Fishing Festival

by on 3 February 2015 in via Fourtitude

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There’s no doubt that wintery conditions plus any form of Audi quattro is ripe for a splendidly enjoyable afternoon. Then there’s this situation, one any Audi owner wants to avoid. It seems the owner of this Q7 took his four ringer on the ice, until the ice broke.
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Volkswagen Group to Invest in New Products, Innovative Technologies and Global Presence

by on 27 November 2014 in Industry News

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The Volkswagen Group will invest a total of EUR 85.6 billion in new models, innovative technologies and its global presence in its Automotive Division over the coming five years. Around two-thirds of the total investment amount will flow into increasingly efficient vehicles, drives and more environmentally friendly production. This is the result of the Group’s investment planning for 2015 to 2019 discussed by the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft at its meeting on Friday. “We will continue to invest in the future to become the leading automotive group in both ecological and economic terms – with the best and most sustainable products”, said Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, in Wolfsburg. “Development costs will remain high in the future as a result of high innovation pressure and increasing demands on the automotive industry from CO2 legislation. As a Group, we have the expertise and financial strength to continue to extend our technology leadership and to reach our goals for 2018.” More…

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…

WEC: World Endurance Championship Visits China, Audi’s Largest Market

by on 28 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Final sprint in FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) China is Audi’s largest sales market Audi victorious in 6-hour race at Shanghai a year ago The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is wound up to a high pitch. Within the space of three weeks, sports car fans have been thrilled by the lead in the manufacturers’ […] More…

New China Limited Edition Audi A1 for Chinese Market

by on 10 October 2014 in Audi News

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Audi China has launched a limited edition A1 specifically for the Chinese market. With a plan to build just 500 units, the Audi A1 China Edition will offer exclusivity in a graphic intensive red, white and gold livery. Below is the consumer information provided on the Audi China website. When the global limited glaring design meets […] More…

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

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: More than 50,000 Cars Delivered in China in One Month for the First Time

by on 6 July 2014 in Audi News

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Sales in the first half of the year up by 17.8 percent to 268,666 cars Sales chief Luca de Meo: “Well over half a million cars will be sold in China by the end of the year” High customer satisfaction: Audi takes first place in J.D. Power SSI study Audi achieved new record figures in […] More…