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RS3’s Taking WLTP-Related Pause

by on 27 August 2018 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The RS3 is taking a bit of a break in some markets, and it’s upcoming regulations to blame. Caradvice Australia confirmed with Audi that the RS3 Sportback and Sedan were off the order sheet down under, thanks to WLTP. The new emissions standard is causing problems for automakers, since it requires them to not just […] More…

Audi Halts Production at Neckarsulm Plant Because of Flooding

by on 30 May 2016 in Audi News

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It was an extremely wet weekend in Germany, with rains nearly stopping the Nurburgring 24H race and halting production Audi’s Neckarsulm plant in southwest Germany. Neckarsulm builds the A4, A5, A6, A7, and A8 as well as the R8 and the RS line. The plant employs 16,000 and, last year, built 272,103 vehicles. A spokeswoman […] More…

New Audi A8 Production Officially Started at Neckarsulm Site

by on 22 April 2016 in Audi News

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Opening of A8 body shop and assembly Neckarsulm site strengthens expertise in large-sedan class Audi Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “The new Audi A8 production is an important milestone for the Neckarsulm site” Audi officially opened the new production halls for the Audi A8* at the Neckarsulm site on Friday […] More…

Audi Develops a New Generation of Tools

by on 11 March 2016 in Audi News

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Less material, weight and energy consumption thanks to composite construction and bionic shapes  Optimal transmission of forces and increased stability  Audi Toolmaking is racing into the future. The company’s tooling specialists have now passed an important milestone. They have developed a new, highly efficient generation of tools that is up to 20 percent lighter and […] More…

Geneva 2016: Audi Announces New Method for Producing ‘e gas’

by on 29 February 2016 in Audi News

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Biological methanation as a new process technology Viessmann Group enters into Audi e-gas production End of 2016: Sales launch of the Audi A4 Avant g-tron  Audi is expanding capacities for the production of its sustainably produced e gas. Effective immediately, the Viessmann Group is the first partner company to produce additional quantities of the synthetic fuel in a […] More…

Audi Production Network Ready for Electric Mobility

by on 20 January 2016 in Audi News

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Premium manufacturer to produce large series of electric cars in Brussels as of 2018  New models for Martorell (Spain) and Győr (Hungary)  Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “We are increasing our efficiency and bundling key competencies”  Audi is preparing its international production network for the mobility of the future. Large series production of the first purely electric driven […] More…

Audi Toolmaking is the Best in the Industry

by on 19 November 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is for the fourth time the “Toolmaker of the Year.” That is the result of the renowned industry competition “Excellence in Production” organized by the Toolmaking Laboratory (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT). Audi Toolmaking succeeded against more than 290 toolmaking and mold making departments from companies in the German speaking countries. Michael Breme, Head of Toolmaking at AUDI AG, was presented with the winner’s cup at the 15th “Toolmaking with a Future” international colloquium in Aachen on Wednesday evening. More…

Audi Shows Toolmaking Innovations at the “formnext” Trade Fair

by on 11 November 2015 in Audi News

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Audi Toolmaking yesterday, today and tomorrow: The brand with the Four Rings is presenting numerous exhibits at the “formnext” trade fair for toolmaking and mold making in Frankfurt am Main. From November 17 to 20, visitors can find out about toolmaking developments and gain an insight into the production methods of the future. “The paradigms […] More…

Audi Begins Production in Brazil

by on 9 October 2015 in Audi News

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Board of Management Member for Procurement Dr. Bernd Martens: “We will utilize the potential of high added value in Brazil” First Audi worldwide with flex fuel engine AUDI AG has started production in Curitiba in the Brazilian federal state of Parana. The latest of thirteen sites in the Audi production network is the first in […] More…

Mexican President Visits New Q5 Facility, Gets Sneak Peek at New B9 Crossover

by on 21 September 2015 in Audi News

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For Audi, the arrival of the next Q5 doesn’t just mean an all-new take on one of their best-selling models. It also means the start-up of a new state-of-the-art production facility in San José Chiapa, Mexico that will produce all Q5 models for the world market. Not surprisingly, the long process of bringing this plant online is picking up pace, including a visit from the Mexican President this week. More…

Audi Production in Münchsmünster is Picking up Speed

by on 22 July 2015 in Audi News

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The new Audi production site in Münchsmünster is approximately 30 kilometers (18.6 mi) east of the main production facility in Ingolstadt. Hot and cold formed pressed parts, high tech chassis components and lightweight aluminum structural components, among others, are being produced here for the new Audi Q7. By 2017, a total of 900 employees will be working at the site and shipping out 26 million parts worldwide annually. The production site in Münchsmünster, the high tech Audi Neuburg complex and the future innovation campus (abbreviated “INCampus”) are making the Audi Ingolstadt site a key force behind growth in Bavaria. More…

Audi Celebrates Topping out of New Paint Shop

by on 16 July 2015 in Audi News

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One of the world’s most modern and environmentally friendly paint shops Audi’s Board of Management Member for Production Waltl: “The new paint shop represents the latest technology and the continuous growth of the company” Completion planned for June 2016 The Audi plant in Ingolstadt continues to grow: A new paint shop is being built in […] More…