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

posted 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

posted 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

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

posted 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…

Audi A3 World Car of the Year: Audi Chief Technical Officer Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg at Beijing’s Tsinghua University

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Audi News

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As an incremental part of the German premium manufacturer’s commitment to leading the industry in terms of sustainable mobility and automotive connectivity, Prof. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development of AUDI AG and head of cross-brand Research & Development at Volkswagen AG, delivered a guest lecture at Beijing-based Tsinghua University on Friday, April 18, 2014. More…

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.
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WEC: Audi on Front Row following Shanghai Qualifying

posted by on 8 November 2013 in Audi News

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Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer miss first place by 0.089 seconds Duval/Kristensen/McNish on second row Fässler beats last year’s record by 261 thousandths of a second In a qualifying session that was thrilling up to the last seconds, a ‘string’ broke for Audi at the seventh round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in China. The Audi R18 […] More…

Awards for Audi from August to October 2013

posted by on 6 November 2013 in Audi News

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All the latest awards run by Audi during the month of October. More…

Audi Drivers Battle for World Championship in China

posted by on 1 November 2013 in Motorsport

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The twelfth Le Mans triumph, the early win of the manufacturers’ title* in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), plus five victories and five best times in qualifying at the first six events: Audi presents itself in top form in the WEC. The seventh round of the season at Shanghai (China) on November 9 may even produce the decision in the drivers’ World Championship. More…

Audi S5 Smashed by Shipping Container. Passengers Survive!

posted by on 1 November 2013 in via Fourtitude

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We’ve just run across some photos that seem to have come out of the equivalent of a Road Runner & Coyote cartoon. No, it wasn’t crushed by an anvil, but likely a steel shipping container is a whole lot worse anyway. Apparently the car was crushed when the container was thrown from a truck near Quanzhou, China.
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Sporty, Elegant and Compact – the New Audi A3 Cabriolet

posted by on 8 September 2013 in Audi News

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Sporty, elegant and multi-faceted – Audi presents the new A3 Cabriolet. The compact four-seater impresses at first glance with its flowing lines and soft top. It is also at the top of its class technically – with systematic lightweight design, new engines, multi-faceted networking and high-performance assistance systems.
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Audi A3 Cabriolet Embargo Broken by Car & Driver China

posted by on 7 September 2013 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It just so happens that next week is effectively the largest motor show in the world. The Frankfurt IAA happens but once every two years and it always means any number of introductions by manufacturers like Audi. Launches known to us include the Sport quattro Concept, TTS competition, the new Audi A8 and S8, and also the A3/S3 Cabriolet range. Of this group, only the A3/S3 Cabriolets have yet to be seen and are scheduled for reveal tonight. If you can’t wait however, it appears Car & Driver China has been happy to run the photos early.
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