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Geneva motor show world debuts list - Citroen Ami One concept

19 February 2019

Global debuts for the Geneva motor show are discussed below. The latest addition to just-auto's lengthening list of world premieres is a concept from Citroen, the Ami One.


Audi future EVs - should Elon fear e-tron?

22 January 2019

The first in two features which cover what Audi is up to worldwide looked at the division's current and next generation cars. The second of the two now turns not only to what's ahead to fill out the Q1 to Q9 range of SUVs but also examines the strategy for expanding the line of e-tron electrified vehicles.


Future Audi cars - the fightback begins

21 January 2019

Even with the downturn in China, Audi still sold over 575,000 vehicles in 2018, way more than either Mercedes or BMW. Things are also good in the US, where the brand delivered in excess of 220,000 SUVs and cars. Europe, however, is a disaster. That's due to Volkswagen AG having been ill-prepared for WLTP. Plus, it will take a while yet for all current models to be approved as compliant. What though, is coming down the pipeline in terms of fresh, future models? Lots, is the short answer.


ANALYSIS - Audi A6 Avant 40 TDI

16 January 2019

Volvo's success with the V90 proves there is strong demand for premium-priced estates in certain mainly northern European countries. Which is why Audi sees a worthwhile opportunity for its latest A6 Avant in not only Sweden and Germany but Britain too.

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HERE Automotive on strategies to support autonomous driving

1 February 2016

At the 2016 CES, Cat Dow talked with Floris Van Der Klashorst, vice-president of HERE Automotive. HERE's a creator of connected navigation solutions and since December 2015 has been owned by an alliance of the German automakers Audi, BMW and Daimler.


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires

31 July 2014

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.


INTERVIEW: Danny Shapiro NVIDIA

2 July 2014

For two decades, NVIDIA says it has pioneered visual computing, the art and science of computer graphics. Its technologies are finding applications in video games, movie production, product design, medical diagnosis and scientific research. Automotive can now be added to the list. Ian Adcock spoke to the company's marketing director, Danny Shapiro, to find out more.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Audi expands engine line-up for Q8 SUV

19 February 2019

Audi is expanding the engine line-up for its luxury SUV, the Q8, by adding two V6 engine versions. Beginning now, customers can also order the Q family’s top model with a powerful 3.0 TFSI and an additional variant of the 3.0 TDI. The Audi Q8 brings...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen group global sales down 1.8% in January 2019

18 February 2019

The Volkswagen Group made a solid start to the new year, delivering 882,200 vehicles to customers worldwide in January, 1.8% down on the same month last year. At the same time, the Group succeeded in winning market shares in a broadly declining world market....


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales drop 3.0% in January 2019

11 February 2019

Audi delivered around 144,650 cars to customers worldwide in January. As such, sales performed positively in the two largest markets. In China the company achieved its best January result in its history, with sales up 5.1% to 64,000 units sold. In the German...


Audi to launch e-tron charging service in Europe

5 February 2019

Audi says its e-tron charging service will be rolled out in ten markets with a further six in the first quarter and expanded in Eastern Europe during the course of the year.


just-auto Plus only Audi of America’s January 2019 sales decreased 1.8%

5 February 2019

Audi of America’s January sales decreased 1.8% to 14,253 vehicles. "With a solid electrification strategy in place and strong consumer appetite for our latest models, we're starting 2019 with resilience and enthusiasm," said Audi of...


just-auto Plus only Audi promotes EEBUS initiative for intelligent home integration of electric cars

30 January 2019

Audi is actively involved in shaping the digital energy world of the future. The brand with the four rings is involved in the EEBUS initiative to promote networking across manufacturer and industry boundaries. The Audi e-tron (combined electric power...


Strike continues at Audi Hungary plant

29 January 2019

A week-long strike over pay is continuing at Audi's Hungarian plant (Gyor), with signs that there could now be some knock-on effects for manufacturing at Ingolstadt.


just-auto Plus only Audi launches its mobility services in Spain

29 January 2019

Audi is expanding its premium mobility offering in Europe and is now launching Audi on demand also in Spain. The first service hub has opened on 21 January with a local Audi partner in Barcelona. In this way, the service is increasingly becoming established as...


just-auto Plus only Audi expands exchange incentives for diesel scrappage in Germany

24 January 2019

Changeover made easy: Audi is supporting the package of measures to improve air quality and is now expanding its exchange incentive to the whole of Germany. Customers who switch from an existing diesel car with the Euro 4 or Euro 5 emissions standard –...


just-auto Plus only Bridgestone to supply tyres for Audi e-tron SUV

21 January 2019

The latest step in a strong collaboration that has already seen Bridgestone become Audi’s number one tyre provider. Bridgestone, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company, has been chosen to join Audi as they embark on a new journey with the...


Audi Münchsmünster facility produces 25m components in 2018

18 January 2019

Audi has released details of its Münchsmünster production site that produces key components - such as chassis modules - for Audi and other VW Group brand models.


VW Group China delivers over 4.21m units in 2018

14 January 2019

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for 2018 and says that with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the group delivered 4.21m (2017: 4.18m, +0.5%) vehicles to customers in the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong, including 196,300 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 0.9% in 2018

14 January 2019

With 10.83m vehicles delivered throughout the world, 0.9% more than in 2017, the Volkswagen Group set an all-time record. In many markets of the world, South America, Europe, the US and China, both the deliveries and in some cases the market shares of the...


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales drop 3.5% in 2018

11 January 2019

Audi delivered around 1,812,500 automobiles to customers worldwide in 2018, 3.5% less than a year ago. In Europe, sales fell 13.6% in the past twelve months. On the home continent, Audi had replaced almost a third of its deliveries with important model...


just-auto Plus only Audi launches new Audi TTS in Europe

10 January 2019

Audi is sending the TTS (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.3 – 7.1 (32.2 – 33.1 US mpg); combined CO2 emission in g/km: 166 – 161 (267.2 – 259.1 g/mi)) into the new model year—the compact premium sports car is now available...


just-auto Plus only Audi names new board member for sales and marketing

9 January 2019

Hildegard Wortmann will be in charge of the Sales and Marketing division of Audi AG latest as of 1 July 2019. She will succeed Bram Schot, who took over as the company’s chairman of the Board of Management at the beginning of this year. Wortmann has many...


just-auto Plus only Audi US sales grew 7% in 2018

7 January 2019

Audi sold 22,765 cars in December 2018, which is a decrease of 16% over last year. Audi sales in the US grew 7% in 2018 with a total of 223,323 deliveries "I'm proud of the unrelenting efforts of the Audi family in 2018. We are excited for the year...


just-auto Plus only Samsung Exynos Auto V9 processors selected for Audi vehicles

3 January 2019

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that its first automotive-branded processor, Exynos Auto V9, has been selected to power Audi’s next-generation in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system, which is expected to...


just-auto Plus only Luminar Lidar technology to accelerate AID’s autonomous deployment

19 December 2018

Luminar announced its collaboration with Autonomous Intelligent Driving (AID) to provide the forward-facing high fidelity and long-range Lidar technology and accelerate plans towards AID’s first fully autonomous deployments in 2021. AID plays a key role...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 1.8% in November 2018

17 December 2018

From January to November, the Volkswagen Group boosted worldwide deliveries by 1.8% to 9.92m vehicles. Despite a tense market environment with stagnating overall markets, a deliveries record for 2018 as a whole is therefore within reach. In November, the...


Volkswagen appoints Audi chairman to its board

13 December 2018

The Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Group has appointed Bram Schot a member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG effective 1 January 2019. The move helps to fill the vacuum created by the departure of ex-Audi chief Rupert Stadler from VW Group (after he was detained last summer by German authorities as part of ongoing dieselgate investigations).


just-auto Plus only Audi AG names new chairman of the board of management

13 December 2018

The Supervisory Board of Audi AG has appointed Bram Schot as the chairman of the Board of Management effective 1 January 2019. Schot has headed the company since June 2018 as interim CEO. Schot will continue temporarily to hold Board of Management...


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales plunge 16.7% in November 2018

12 December 2018

Global deliveries of the Four Rings in November fell by 16.7% year-on-year to around 132,650 automobiles. In Europe, extraordinary effects due to the switch to the WLTP test cycle along with the challenging phase-in and phase-out scenario as part of the Audi...


just-auto Plus only Audi expands its mobility services in Beijing

11 December 2018

The Audi network for flexible premium mobility is growing: The Four Rings now offers Audi on demand+ at another location in the northwest of Beijing. As such, the company now covers an area of more than 300 sq kms for its users. For added convenience,...


BMW names new ex-Audi autonomous driving chief

10 December 2018

Former Audi automated driving head Alejandro Vukotich will take over as head of BMW Group's driver assistance and autonomous driving development department on 1 January, replacing the retiring Elmar Frickenstein, who has run the unit since its creation in May 2016.


Audi and Sovac to produce selected models in Algeria

7 December 2018

Audi AG and the longstanding Audi importer Sovac have opened the assembly of three models in Algeria.


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores new Audi Q3 top five-star rating

7 December 2018

The new Audi Q3 offers bumper-to-bumper safety: The compact family SUV earned the top score of five stars in the Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme), one of the most important automobile safety tests in Europe. To get the highest rating of five stars,...


just-auto Plus only Audi to recall vehicles with V-TDI engines

7 December 2018

Audi AG will recall approximately 64,000 further vehicles with V-TDI engines into the workshops. Following the approval of Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA), half of the eight recalls for cars with V-TDI engines will now be implemented....


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP rates nine new cars, Fiat Panda gets zero stars

6 December 2018

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of nine cars. The Audi Q3 , BMW X5, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jaguar I-Pace, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 and its partner, the Volvo S60, all achieve a maximum five-star rating. However, two FCA vehicles – Fiat’s aging Panda...


just-auto Plus only Constellium supplies aluminium body sheets for new Audi A6

5 December 2018

Constellium announced that it supplies aluminium automotive body sheets for the new Audi A6. Constellium is the primary supplier of automotive body sheets for both closures and inner parts of this model. Constellium produces components for its partner Audi...

Audi news

Geneva motor show world debuts list - Citroen Ami One concept

19 February 2019

Global debuts for the Geneva motor show are discussed below. The latest addition to just-auto's l...


just-auto Plus only Audi expands engine line-up for Q8 SUV

19 February 2019

Audi is expanding the engine line-up for its luxury SUV, the Q8, by adding two V6 engine versions...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen group global sales down 1.8% in January 2019

18 February 2019

The Volkswagen Group made a solid start to the new year, delivering 882,200 vehicles to customers...


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales drop 3.0% in January 2019

11 February 2019

Audi delivered around 144,650 cars to customers worldwide in January. As such, sales performed po...


Audi to launch e-tron charging service in Europe

5 February 2019

Audi says its e-tron charging service will be rolled out in ten markets with a further six in the...


just-auto Plus only Audi of America’s January 2019 sales decreased 1.8%

5 February 2019

Audi of America’s January sales decreased 1.8% to 14,253 vehicles. "With a solid el...



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