Tag Archives: Audi

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

Audi number one again following the DTM’s round in Russia

Commanding victory for Mike Rockenfeller at Moscow Raceway Mattias Ekström back at the top of the standings following recovery Audi recaptures lead of manufacturers’ classification as well MOSCOW, 1-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A great day for Audi at Moscow Raceway: … Read the full press release

Audi presents pioneering drive technologies at the 36th Vienna Motor Symposium, May 7 and 8, 2015

Three Audi presentations on innovations in drive technology Focus on e-tron drive and world premiere of the new 2.0 TFSI Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Excellent forum for Audi” Ingolstadt/Vienna, 6-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is presenting pioneering drive technologies at the … Read the full press release

The Volkswagen Group’s Forum DRIVE opened its doors to the public with exhibition based on the theme of “START – The world of the Volkswagen Group”

Introducing the Volkswagen Group and its brands Focus on the automotive Group’s brand diversity, tradition and visions BERLIN, 4-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — DRIVE is set to open its doors to the public today with an exhibition based on the theme … Read the full press release

Audi partners with DHL Parcel and Amazon Prime to develop an innovative logistics service: shipping parcels directly to your car’s trunk

Development partnership for innovative logistics service “Audi connect easy delivery” Parcel deliveries to the trunk using keyless access technologies Pilot project to start in May Ingolstadt, 24-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — “Our final attempt failed, your package can be picked up … Read the full press release

Audi extends the engine range for its new TT generation

New entry-level engine versions for Coupé and Roadster 132 kW (180 hp), and 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 6.9 seconds. Starting price of EUR 32,100 in Germany Ingolstadt, 24-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is extending the engine range … Read the full press release

Audi museum mobile to exhibit police patrol cars of various brands from nearly every era of police car history from April 10 to August 30, 2015

14 historic patrol cars from across the decades Special exhibition from April 10 to August 30, 2015 Paternoster elevator with “Treasures from Neckarsulm” Ingolstadt, 3-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In a special exhibition entitled “Razzia” (in English: Police Raid), the Audi … Read the full press release

Audi to invest €24 billion between 2015 and 2019, 70 percent of which to go into new models and technologies

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “We are strengthening our innovative areas and expanding the global production network” Axel Strotbek, CFO: “70 percent of all investments flow into new models and innovative technologies” Audi Chief Technical Officer Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Focus on … Read the full press release

Audi to present at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6 to 9, 2015

Cutting-edge innovations by Audi at the world’s largest electronics trade show Press conference on the Audi stand on January 6 with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development First public Tech Talk with Audi technology experts Ingolstadt, 3-12-2014 — … Read the full press release

Audi presents the revolutionary Audi prologue concept car at Design Miami

Premium brand presenting the essence of quattro as “The force within” Audi prologue represents new design direction Ingolstadt/Miami, 3-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is continuing with its new design strategy: At Design Miami, the brand with the four rings is presenting … Read the full press release

Audi is now ramping up production of its first plug-in hybrid model the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

First plug-in hybrid model drives off the assembly line in Ingolstadt Assembly processes integrated into the A3 line Maximum safety for employees, top quality for customers Ingolstadt, 24-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Approximately 50 cars every day, with the same timing … Read the full press release

Audi’s sales in Chinese market increased by 16 percent to 415,704 cars in the first nine months of this year

Unit sales of 415,704 cars from January through September More than 51,000 automobiles sold in September Audi Head of Sales Luca de Meo: “This confirms our position as the market leader in the premium segment in China” Ingolstadt/Changchun, 9-10-2014 — … Read the full press release

Audi: In eager anticipation of DTM classic in the Eifel

Audi driver Ekström still in contention for title before Nürburgring round Home race for Rockenfeller, Scheider and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: “Continue to try battling for the Championship” Ingolstadt, Germany, 13-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The seventh race … Read the full press release

Audi becomes the world’s first carmaker to conduct piloted driving public test on expressway in Florida/USA

Driving on public roads confirms technical maturity of the congestion pilot Reduced driver workload in slow-moving traffic up to 60 km/h (37.3 mph) Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Important step toward greater safety” Ingolstadt, Germany, 13-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi is pressing forward … Read the full press release