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Audi Environmental Foundation presents the 8th Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) Award

INGOLSTADT, 6-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi Environmental Foundation recognised two master’s theses in the Sustainable Resource Management course of study. The 8th SRM Award went to Julia Möbius and Sebastian Heinz of Technical University of Munich. Each of the winners received 1,500 euros prize money. Julia … Read the full press release

Audi to turn the inside of the car into an amusement park at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas

Pioneering concepts for in-car entertainment New entertainment format and mobile movie theater offer an experience for all the senses Audi e-tron: Mobility is sustainable, personal, and intelligent even today INGOLSTADT, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Top-quality entertainment for all the senses: Audi … Read the full press release

Audi and First Automotive Works (FAW) celebrate the 30th anniversary of their partnership in China; plan to launch more China-specific model variants and digital services

Audi and Chinese partner First Automotive Works are to expand their local portfolio to more than ten models by 2022 and launch their first all-electric cars 2019: Audi Q2 L e-tron is the first electric car specifically for Chinese customers Herbert Diess, … Read the full press release

Audi becomes the world’s first premium manufacturer to produce automobiles completely free of wastewater

Use of purified wastewater with multistage reprocessing 100,000 cubic meters of water saved in production each year Peter Kössler, Audi Board of Management Member for Production: “We are pursuing the vision of producing cars at all our sites completely CO₂ … Read the full press release

All six Audi drivers in the top ten at the DTM in Italy

Audi scores the most points at the night races in Misano All six Audi drivers in the top ten at Sunday’s race First pole position for Loïc Duval, another podium for René Rast MISANO, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a turbulent … Read the full press release

The new four-door coupé Audi Q8 SUV now available in Audi dealerships

Four-door SUV coupé enriches the premium brand’s full-size class Audi A8, A7, A6 and Q8 – a family with different characters Full-size model lines adopt host of technologies from the flagship Audi A8 INGOLSTADT, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Audi … Read the full press release

Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production

INGOLSTADT/ STOCKHOLM, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Premium automobile manufacturer Audi and 5G innovation leader Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) are announcing plans to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. At Audi’s headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany, the two companies agreed … Read the full press release

Thomas Owsianski to succeed Joachim Wedler as President of Audi China

Thomas Owsianski designated President of Audi China Joachim Wedler to retire in fourth quarter of 2018 Beijing, China/Ingolstadt, Germany, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thomas Owsianski is to take up the position of President of Audi China during the fourth quarter of … Read the full press release

Dirk Arnold to succeed Toni Melfi as new Head of Audi Communications

Dirk Arnold (52) is to take over the position on July 1 Toni Melfi is to take on a different activity within AUDI AG INGOLSTADT, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dirk Arnold has been appointed Head of Communications at AUDI AG effective July … Read the full press release

The Audi A6 allroad quattro is the winner in the “Crossover” category of Auto Bild Allrad’s “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” contest

Avant with off-road character dominates the “Crossover” category All-wheel drive, air suspension and hill descent control as standard Audi’s success in the “All-Wheel Drive Car of the Year” survey goes back decades Ingolstadt, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi … Read the full press release

Audi considering a possible commitment to World RX’s plans to race with electric cars from 2020

Audi S1 EKS RX quattro with new aerodynamics and new engine Audi provides technical support to Mattias Ekström’s rallycross team First racing event at Barcelona on April 14/15 Neuburg a.d. Donau, Germany, 05-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From 2020 on, the … Read the full press release

Continental 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics now standard equipment on Audi’s new A8

NAIAS 2018 Continental 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics is standard on Audi’s new vehicle Continental system enables zero-emission coasting at speeds up to 160 km/h Mild hybrid provides improvements in real-world fuel consumption  Detroit, MI, USA/ Regensburg, Nuremberg, … Read the full press release

Audi: Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04 in Hong Kong

Electric racing series to open in Hong Kong with first Audi factory team Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04 Telephone press conference with Lucas di Grassi on Wednesday, November 29 Neuburg a. d. Donau, Germany, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the … Read the full press release

Audi presents autonomous no steering wheel or pedals all-electric car

Audi vision for Level 5 operation Revolutionary styling All-electric with up to 800 kilometer range Frankfurt/Ingolstadt, 13-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With the four-door design vision Audi Aicon, the brand with the four rings is presenting a autonomous Audi of the … Read the full press release

Vocational training of 804 young people begins this September at Audi sites in Germany

Carmaker provides vocational training in 20 occupations in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm Dieter Omert, head of vocational training and specialist competence development: “We offer young people optimal starting conditions for a successful career.” Job guarantees after completion of training Ingolstadt/Neckarsulm, 05-Sep-2017 … Read the full press release

Audi now leads in the manufacturers’ standings of the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Audi in front in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Success in Chinese GT racing Trophies for Audi customers in the DMV GTC NEUBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has won the Spa 24 Hours for the fourth time. With this result, … Read the full press release

The Audi E-Tron Sportback Concept Combines Classic Elements and Technology

In production from 2019: second electric Audi Emotional and powerful: Audi coupé design Illuminating: e-tron light communicates with its surroundings Ingolstadt/Shanghai, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Design study and technology demonstrator, electric car and power pack in the guise of a … Read the full press release

Audi to expand its portfolio with two new Q models: Audi Q8 and Audi Q4

Production of the Audi Q8 crossover SUV to start in Bratislava in 2018 Audi Q4 compact utility vehicle from Győr as of 2019 Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “Increased competitiveness in the SUV segment” INGOLSTADT, 13-Apr-2017 — … Read the full press release

Audi is one of “Germany’s best training companies” for the second consecutive year according to FOCUS MONEY magazine

Winner in “Automobile Manufacturer” category of FOCUS MONEY study Dieter Omert, Head of Vocational Training and Expertise Development at Audi: “The dual training system is an essential component of our success” WOLFSBURG, 03-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is one of “Germany’s … Read the full press release

Audi shows off 6 new models at the Geneva International Motor Show

Audi Q8 sport concept: dynamic looks and innovative drive system Sporty top models: RS 5 Coupé, RS 3 Sportback and SQ5 TFSI Audi A5 Sportback g-tron: climate-friendly with no compromises Ingolstadt/Genf, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is presenting six new … Read the full press release

Audi wins “Small Car” category and “Compact Car” class in the “Best Cars 2017” competition

Audi A1 and Audi A3 win in the “auto motor und sport” reader survey Audi Q7 in second place in its class Third place finishes in four additional categories Ingolstadt/Stuttgart, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has driven home two overall wins in … Read the full press release

Audi the first automobile brand to connect the car to the city infrastructure

Traffic Light Information is the first true Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) service by an automobile brand The service starts up with variations on the Audi A4 and Q7 in Las Vegas Networking is essential for autonomous driving in cities INGOLSTADT / LAS … Read the full press release

Audi to extend its employment guarantee for its 61,000 employees in Germany

Extension until 2020 as starter for negotiations on “Audi.Future” pact Board of Management Chairman Rupert Stadler: “This agreement is an important basis for the company’s future success” Board of Management Member HR Thomas Sigi: “It secures jobs over the long … Read the full press release

Audi showcases intelligent parking strategies at Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference in Barcelona

A model version of the Audi Q2 autonomously masters complex parking situations Machine learning as a key technology for piloted driving Personal interaction with specialist and HR experts from Audi BARCELONA, 07-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s one of the world’s … Read the full press release

Production jubilee for Audi Q5: The millionth SUV drove off the assembly line at Audi’s main plant in Ingolstadt

Production jubilee for mid-range SUV Plant Director Albert Mayer: “The international success of the Audi Q5 is due to the outstanding performance of our team” Best-selling premium SUV in its segment: nearly 1.6 million deliveries worldwide INGOLSTADT, 08-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — This Thursday (08/06/16), the one-millionth Audi Q5 drove … Read the full press release

Audi wins the “Most Innovative Premium Brand” main prize at the Automotive Innovation Award

Three wins for Audi at the Automotive Innovations Award Head of Technical Development Dr. Stefan Knirsch: “Awards document Vorsprung durch Technik” Ingolstadt/Frankfurt am Main, 06-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi claims three wins at the Automotive Innovation Award. The award is … Read the full press release

Auto Bild magazine’s reader survey: Audi is the most successful brand

Auto Bild reader survey: Audi is the most successful brand; no carmaker wins more classes Eight first-place wins in the “Quality” category First place in the “Design” category Ingolstadt, 28-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has taken first place in the … Read the full press release

Audi to push forward with its growth strategy with the approved investment program in 2016

Capital expenditure of more than € 3 billion in 2016 Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Continuing with high levels of investment in future technologies to enhance strong position” Axel Strotbek, Board of Management Member for Finance and Organization: “Gaining financial scope … Read the full press release

Audi to revise and resubmit for US approval certain parameters of the engine-management software used in the V6 TDI 3 liter diesel engine

Auxiliary emission control devices (AECD) for US version of V6 TDI 3 liter engine to be revised, documented and submitted for approval Technical solution for North America versions from 2009 model year onwards to be worked out in conjunction with … Read the full press release

Audi customers in Germany can check whether their cars are affected by irregularities relating to the software used on audi.de

• Affected models continue to be technically safe and roadworthy • Retrofit solutions for EA 189 engines in preparation • Information at www.audi.de or from dealers • Action plan to be presented to the authorities in October Ingolstadt, Germany, 5-10-2015 … Read the full press release