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  • Jul 11, 2014

    Strong Audi performance at the Norisring

    Jamie Green gave the large crowd of Audi fans at the Norisring rise to continue hoping for the first victory of the four rings since 2002 in the DTM race in Nuremberg but alas, the dream of clinching a home victory did not come true for Audi this year. In the Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg, the Briton clinched third place in qualifying – the best grid position for Audi at the Norisring in five years – and finished in second place. This is his best result since switching to Audi.

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  • Jul 9, 2014

    AUDI AG sets new half-year record with around 869,350 deliveries

    With year-on-year sales growth of 11.4 percent, AUDI AG has achieved the best first half year in company history. The brand with the four rings handed over around 869,350 cars to customers in the first six months. In June alone, the company delivered around 155,450 cars worldwide, exceeding the figure in the same period last year by 10.8 percent. The premium brand grew particularly strongly in North America, increasing sales by 21.2 percent year-on-year.

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  • Jul 3, 2014

    Facts on the 13th Le Mans Victory of Audi

    The current Audi R18 e-tron quattro on clinching its Le Mans victory consumed 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. With that, Audi has again raised the benchmark.

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  • Jun 30, 2014

    Audi brings Android and iOS into cars

    Audi is bringing the Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software platforms into cars. Major functions will be integrated into the Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) in the future.

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  • Jun 25, 2014

    Audi 2.5 TFSI voted 'International Engine of the Year'

    The Audi 2.5-liter TFSI engine is the "International Engine of the Year" for 2014 in the 2 to 2.5-liter category. The five-cylinder car has now won the award for the fifth consecutive time.

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  • Jun 23, 2014

    Second 24-hour race victory for Audi within seven days

    Audi has won the Nürburgring 24 Hours exactly one week following the brand's 13th success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Phoenix Racing with the Audi R8 LMS ultra celebrated a hard-fought victory in its home round in the Eifel. Ernst Moser’s squad had previously taken the honors in the race through the 'Green Hell' with Audi's GT3 sports car in 2012. With 159 laps the R8 LMS ultra set a new distance record this year. For the first time ever, a Nürburgring winner covered more than 4,000 kilometers – the successful Audi squad completing exactly 4,035.102 kilometers.

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  • Jun 18, 2014

    Audi Launches Giant LED Scoreboard to Celebrate Soccer Victories

    In celebration of soccer month, Audi has created a giant LED Scoreboard using the headlights of 28 Audi A8 flagship sedans. The colossal installation – which sits on the shores of Greenpoint, Brooklyn – will bring the excitement of world-class soccer to NYC with a revolving digital scoreboard that projects the day’s soccer results.

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  • Jun 17, 2014

    Three major anniversaries for Audi at Goodwood

    Audi Tradition is celebrating three major anniversaries at the Festival of Speed from June 27 to 29, 2014 in Goodwood and, to mark all three occasions, is bringing three iconic motor racing vehicles from Audi’s past to England: The Audi Type C "Alpine Victor" secured the first motor racing triumph. 100 years ago the 35 hp opentopped touring car won the International Austrian Alpine Trial. 80 years ago, the Auto Union Silver Arrow models made their racing debut, which Audi Tradition commemorates by showing the Auto Union Type C racing car from 1936. The trio is completed by the Audi 90 quattro IMSA-GTO, which was entered in the North American race series 25 years ago. Le Mans winners Frank Biela and André Lotterer will be driving for Audi Tradition.

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  • Jun 17, 2014

    Konstantin Grcic designs the TT Pavilion

    The TT Pavilion is an accessible element that can be constructed as a free-standing object at any site. Grcic was inspired by the Audi TT. “For me, the Audi TT is a car that you drive from the city out into the countryside. I respond to this experience with a pavilion concept that stands as a point of destination at a remote site,” the designer said. Mounted on pylons, the pavilion can easily be set up in uncertain terrain. The construction uses the modern techniques of prefabricated home construction. The seven original tailgate doors of the Audi TT are a distinctive feature of the pavilion that lends it a futuristic appearance. For Grcic, a car is like a house. “Cars are industrially produced, mobile pieces of architecture. They not only offer protection but also are perfectly equipped functional spaces for working, communicating, eating and relaxing.”

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  • Apr 21, 2014

    The Audi TT offroad concept show car

    The Audi TT offroad concept breaks the mold, combining the sportiness of a coupe with the lifestyle and utility of a compact SUV. The four-door model, which Audi is presenting at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, adds an entirely new expression to the Audi design language. Its plug-in hybrid drive with two electric motors and a system output of 300 kW (408 hp) provides for dynamic performance, yet consumes on average just 1.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (123.8 US mpg).

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  • Apr 21, 2014

    Audi A3 is named 2014 World Car of the Year

    The Audi A3, the premium compact bestseller from the brand with the four rings, is the 2014 World Car of the Year. This is the second overall title for Audi in the ten year history of the World Car of the Year Awards as the Audi A6 won the inaugural overall title in 2005.

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  • Apr 8, 2014

    Logistic trip around the world for Audi

    The new Audi R18 e-tron quattro will be running in eight World Championship rounds in Europe, Asia, North and South America in the 2014 season. From this week on the logisticians of Audi Sport Team Joest manage a sizeable cargo volume that will be transported around the globe.

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  • Apr 7, 2014

    Record quarter with more than 400,000 deliveries

    In March, Audi delivered more cars to customers than ever before in a single month: around 170,450 deliveries worldwide, a 15.4 percent year-on-year increase. This result also made March the 51st consecutive month with global sales growth for the four rings. China (+36.6%), Germany (+10.2%) and the United Kingdom (+12.7%) achieved particularly high growth in the past month. Audi’s cumulative sales increased by 11.7 percent in the first quarter to around 412,850 units. This was the first time that the company has exceeded the mark of 400,000 vehicles in the first three months.

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  • Apr 2, 2014

    Audi driving experience kicks off with driver training

    Audi driving experience now being offered in Neuburg an der Donau: At the new grounds, ambitious drivers – and those who want to be – can dynamically experience the Audi brand during driver and safety training courses both on-road and off-road. The new Audi driving experience center is located only 18 kilometers from the company’s Ingolstadt headquarters and only 50 minutes from Munich airport. The new Audi driving experience center brochure with the current summer program is now available.

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  • Apr 2, 2014

    Special exhibition: history and stories about the Audi TT

    In 1995 Audi presented a pioneering study: the Audi TT. The third generation of the sports car celebrated its debut in early March 2014. The special exhibition, entitled “State of the ArTT,” presents the history of and stories about this design icon. Eight cars from production and motorsport can be viewed at the Audi museum mobile from April 2 to May 11.

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  • Mar 27, 2014

    Audi named Best Value Luxury Brand in America

    Audi has been named the Best Value Luxury Brand in America by Vincentric. In addition, four Audi vehicles have earned the Vincentric Best Value in America award for 2014 model year. The annual Vincentric Best Value in America awards are earned by vehicles in both the consumer market and the fleet market. This year marks the 10th edition of these awards.

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  • Mar 25, 2014

    Audi A3 earns IIHS Highest Rating of Top Safesty Pick+

    The all-new 2015 Audi A3 sedan equipped with Audi pre sense® front received the highest 2014 safety rating available from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) earning a Top Safesty Pick+ (TSP+) rating.

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  • Mar 24, 2014

    Audi e-tron quattro four-wheel drive

    Audi has set another trend in motorsport. After the brand revolutionized rally racing with quattro four-wheel drive in the nineteen-eighties and significantly shaped touring car racing with this system in the nineties, four-wheel drive has been making its way into LMP1 sports prototypes as well. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro now aims to extend ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ with a system featuring an all-new development.

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  • Mar 12, 2014

    Man who jumped from the stratosphere with Audi

    Following his stratosphere jump in 2012, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner is tackling his next big challenge on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring. The Austrian will obtain a racing license and become a race driver with the Audi race experience team on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife.

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  • Mar 11, 2014

    Audi forecasts further growth this year

    The Audi Group continues to pursue its strategic goals systematically. The Company delivered a strong set of figures for fiscal 2013: With around 1.575 million cars of the Audi brand delivered, the Ingolstadt carmaker achieved new record sales and reached the target that it had set itself for 2015 – more than 1.5 million deliveries – two years earlier than planned. Meanwhile the Audi Group increased its revenue to € 49.9 billion and again achieved an operating profit of more than € 5 billion. The operating return on sales for 2013 as a whole came to 10.1 percent, which is slightly above the strategic target corridor of eight to ten percent.

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  • Mar 6, 2014

    World premiere of new Audi RS 5 DTM in Geneva

    Audi has unveiled the new generation of the DTM Championship winning car at the Geneva Motor Show. The 2014-specification Audi RS 5 DTM with its aerodynamics package having been redesigned in practically all areas looks clearly more aggressive and features visual details bearing an even closer resemblance to the sporty production models of the RS line than its predecessor.

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  • Mar 6, 2014

    AUDI AG: global sales increase again in February

    In February, AUDI AG delivered around 117,500 cars to customers around the world, 6.8 percent more than one year ago. Since the beginning of the year, the company’s unit sales have thus increased by 9.3 percent year-on-year to around 242,400 deliveries.

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  • Mar 4, 2014

    The Audi TT quattro sport concept show car

    Audi to present a truly special show car at the Geneva Motor Show. The Audi TT quattro sport concept embodies the dynamic potential of the new Audi TT in its purest form. Its two-liter TFSI supplies 309 kW (420 hp), which the car puts on the road via the quattro all-wheel drive.

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  • Jun 15, 2013

    Triumph at Le Mans: Audi defeats Porsche and Toyota

    In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory.

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  • Feb 27, 2013

    A6 and S6 earn 5-star US government crash test ratings

    The 2014 Audi A6 sedan and the 2014 Audi S6 sport sedan received the highest ratings possible in U.S. government testing achieving an impressive 5-star rating for crashworthiness and safety.

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  • Feb 19, 2013

    The new Audi S3 Cabriolet: dynamism in the open air

    Audi presents the S3 Cabriolet. The open-top four-seater is unrivaled in its segment. Its 2.0 TFSI engine develops 221 kW (300 hp) and delivers 380 Nm (280.27 lb-ft) of torque but, with S tronic, consumes just 7.1 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (33.13 US mpg) on average (165 grams of CO2 per kilometer [265.54 g/mile]). Of course, the S3 Cabriolet also makes use of quattro permanent all-wheel drive – the perfect foundation for optimal traction and driving dynamics in all road conditions. Absolute lightweight construction and a high-performance chassis complete the profile of the Audi S3 Cabriolet, which is set to arrive in dealerships in Germany this summer.

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  • Feb 10, 2013

    Audi arranges special shifts

    AUDI AG has made a dynamic start to the new year: Strong demand for example for the Audi models A3, Q5 and A6, A7 and R8 has resulted in high levels of capacity utilization at the plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm. In February alone, the automobile manufacturer has so far arranged ten special shifts in Ingolstadt and three in Neckarsulm. Another eight additional shifts are planned in Ingolstadt and two more in Neckarsulm this month.

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  • Feb 10, 2013

    The Audi S1 and the Audi S1 Sportback

    A great name makes a comeback: Audi is presenting the S1 and the S1 Sportback, the new flagship models in the compact A1 model line. Their 2.0 TFSI develops 170 kW (231 hp) and produces 370 Nm (272.90 lb-ft) of torque; the quattro permanent all-wheel drive and the extensively revamped suspension put the power effortlessly down onto the road. The Audi S1 and the S1 Sportback set the benchmark in their class for dynamic performance.

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  • Feb 6, 2013

    Audi: deliveries up 11.7 percent at the start of the year

    A successful start: AUDI AG increased its sales in January by 11.7 percent year on year, delivering around 124,850 vehicles world-wide. The company saw its sales figures rise in all regions of the world. In Europe, Audi grew by 7.8 percent last month, deliveries in the Asia-Pacific region expanded by 17.6 percent, and the growth rate in the Americas was 3.0 percent.

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  • Feb 5, 2013

    The Audi RS 4 Avant Nogaro selection

    Twenty years ago, the Audi Avant RS2, founder of the dynamic RS family, had its debut – and now Audi is launching a special edition of the current model on the market. The RS 4 Avant Nogaro selection will become available from early 2014, and will celebrate its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show with Nogaro blue paint finish and exclusive equipment.

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