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Geneva motor show world debuts - Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 & S Coupe

19 February 2020

Daimler has announced two more world premieres for the Geneva motor, this time for Mercedes-AMG. Meanwhile, Hyundai Motor Europe has released official images of the next i20.


Audi future models - part 2

13 February 2020

In the second of a two-part series rounding up what's current and what's coming for the Audi brand worldwide, the focus turns to crossovers and SUVs. The range, already large, stretches from Q2 to Q8 but misses some numbers. Will those gaps be filled in, and what about EVs?


Audi future models - part 1

10 February 2020

Considering all the turbulence which beset the Chinese and German markets in 2019, a 1.8% year on year rise in worldwide deliveries was a remarkable result for Audi. Even though a large percentage of those 1,845,550 vehicles were SUVs, cars - the A4 L in particular - were especially popular in China, the brand's number one market. And the most important new model for 2020 will be a car, the new A3 being imminent.


Will 2020 be Audi e-tron's year?

6 January 2020

Could the arrival of the e-tron be one reason why sales of the Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X have gone into decline over recent months? Audi's all-electric SUV is off to a good start in the US, China and Europe.

Latest interviews


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


Audi production digitises maintenance with an app

11 February 2020

Audi says that some 150 maintenance staff at the Audi plant in Ingolstadt will now be working digitally.


Audi networks with traffic lights in Düsseldorf

30 January 2020

Audi says it is moving ahead with networked traffic lights in Düsseldorf. The networked traffic lights are designed to aid drivers in approaching traffic lights efficiently, with reduced CO2 and other emissions.


just-auto Plus only Audi provides sustainable mobility and charging solutions at World Economic Forum in Davos

24 January 2020

Audi is once again presenting itself as a provider of sustainable premium mobility at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, thus supporting the Annual Meeting’s sustainability goals. The brand with the four rings is serving as the exclusive...


FAW Volkswagen eyes further growth with 29 new models in 2020

20 January 2020

Chinese car making joint venture FAW-Volkswagen said it planned to launch 29 new vehicle models this year, including six new energy vehicles, as the company looks to continue to outperform in its domestic market.


just-auto Plus only Audi invests around EUR100m in charging infrastructure at own sites

20 January 2020

On its journey to becoming a provider of entirely CO2-neutral premium mobility, Audi is making excellent progress at its own sites. By the middle of 2022, the premium brand will equip one in ten parking spaces with a possibility to charge electric cars,...


Audi and Cromodora working on new wheel factory

17 January 2020

Audi and wheel maker Cromodora have struck an agreement for a long-term cooperative undertaking that will include Cromodora building a new wheel plant in Eastern Europe (site undisclosed) exclusively to supply Audi and the Volkswagen Group.


Volkswagen China sales lifted by new SUVs in 2019

17 January 2020

Volkswagen Group China and its local joint ventures sold 4.23m vehicles in mainland China and Hong Kong in 2019, a 0.6% increase on the previous year, the company announced.


Verizon, Audi partner to enhance connectivity

17 January 2020

Verizon Business Group and Audi of America, Inc., have partnered to deliver advanced connectivity and embedded in-vehicle Wi-Fi beginning with the next evolution of Audi’s connected vehicle service launching on the 2020 Audi A4 and A5 model lines in the US.


just-auto Plus only Audi closes 2019 with a growth in deliveries of 1.8%

10 January 2020

Despite challenging conditions, Audi can report a positive performance of deliveries to customers for 2019: Approximately 1,845,550 cars represent an increase of 1.8 percent. In all three core markets, the Four Rings delivered more automobiles in 2019 than...


Elmos/Audi extend LED partnership

18 December 2019

Elmos Semiconductor and Audi are extending their partnership for LED rear light control and have unveiled sample availability of the new IC E522.95.


Audi and Umicore start closed loop for cobalt and nickel

18 December 2019

Audi and Umicore say they have successfully completed the test phase of their research cooperation for sustainable battery recycling.


just-auto Plus only Audi creates brand experience centre at Munich airport

17 December 2019

Audi has created an 'Audi Brand Experience Center' at Munich airport. The 3,580-square-meter building is described as a showcase for energy and building technology. As an international training center for the Audi sales network and an event...


Audi tests exoskeletons for overhead tasks

13 December 2019

VW Group brand Audi says it is currently conducting a comparative study of two exoskeleton designed to help employees when they are performing overhead tasks by protecting their joints and tiring their muscles less quickly.


just-auto Plus only Luxury, space and efficiency: The Audi Q7 TFSI e quattro

10 December 2019

Step by step, Audi is putting its new electrified models on the road. Presales of the Q7 TFSI e quattro (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 3.0–2.8; combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km*: 22.9–21.9; combined CO2 emissions...


just-auto Plus only Record-breaking figure for Audi in November: Deliveries up 23.1% to around 163,350 cars

9 December 2019

AUDI AG delivered around 163,350 cars (+23.1%) to customers worldwide last month, more than ever before in a single month of November. Apart from the strong growth in Europe (+33.0%), which is still due to prior-year effects, record figures in the core...


just-auto Plus only One year of the Audi CO2 program: reduction potential of 1.2 tons of CO2 per car identified

3 December 2019

The consistent electrification of the product range means that a large proportion of the CO2 emissions are no longer accounted for by cars’ exhaust systems, but by the supply chain and in upstream production processes. Together with its suppliers,...


just-auto Plus only Audi increases upfront expenditure for electric mobility

2 December 2019

Audi AG has planned a total amount of approximately €37 billion for research and development expenditure and investment in property, plant and equipment over the next five years. Against the backdrop of its roadmap towards electrification, the...


just-auto Plus only Better efficiency and longer range: technical update for the Audi e-tron

29 November 2019

Just in time for the premiere of the e-tron Sportback, Audi is introducing a standard technical update for its first electric product line. This combines optimized drive system hardware with software adjustments to improve efficiency. As a result, all...


Audi to axe 9,500 jobs for EUR6bn saving

27 November 2019

Audi is to axe "up to 9,500" jobs as it converts its key Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm plants in Germany to electrified vehicles, saving EUR6bn in the process.


Audi launches e-SUVs in China

26 November 2019

FAW-Volkswagen Audi has launched its first two electric SUVs in China.


Audi launches two electric SUVs in China

25 November 2019

Sino-German car-making joint venture FAW-Volkswagen Audi launched two new battery-powered SUV models last week, as it looks to strengthen the Audi brand's position in the world's largest electric vehicle market. 


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen and Hamburg extend strategic mobility partnership

22 November 2019

The strategic mobility partnership between the Volkswagen Group and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is to be extended. The focus lies on support for e-mobility, innovative mobility services, intelligent transport networking and the use of...


Volkswagen making new software organisation independent

21 November 2019

Volkswagen's new Car.Software organisation will operate as an independent business unit from 1 January, 2020, the automaker said.


A year after WLTP, VW enjoys sales boost in October

19 November 2019

Volkswagen Group delivered 949,800 vehicles worldwide in October, a year on year boost to sales of 12.2%.


Ex-BMW Duesmann finally lands at Audi as CEO

18 November 2019

Volkswagen Group's Supervisory Board has appointed Markus Duesmann (50) as new member of the Group Board of Management and chairman and chief executive of Audi.


Audi and Schaeffler continue Formula E partnership

18 November 2019

Audi and Schaeffler say they will continue to form a powerful team in Formula E motorsport series going forward.


just-auto Plus only Audi AG: Robust figures for the third quarter

1 November 2019

In a challenging second half of the year, the Audi Group stabilized its deliveries and posted robust figures for the third quarter. Adjusted for the effects of deconsolidating the multi-brand importers, revenue was higher than in the prior-year...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen: Conversion of Zwickau plant to electric car factory began in 2018

29 October 2019

The countdown is on: Seven days to go until Volkswagen begins series production of the all-electric ID.3. Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Group CEO Dr. Herbert Diess will be there to watch the first car roll off the assembly line at the plant in...


just-auto Plus only Electrifying full-size sedan: the Audi A6 55 TFSI e quattro

22 October 2019

Audi is expanding its portfolio of electrified models consistently: Five powerful cars with plug-in hybrid drive are making their debut in the second half of 2019 alone. Presales of the A6 55 TFSI e quattro (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*:...


Alcantara featured on Audi, BMW and Lamborghini vehicles at IAA/Frankfurt Auto Show

16 October 2019

Alcantara, the artificial 'suede-effect' material and brand, says it appeared on concept cars from two high-end automakers – Audi and BMW – and on the new Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 at the recent IAA/Frankfurt Motor Show.

Audi news

Geneva motor show world debuts - Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 & S Coupe

19 February 2020

Daimler has announced two more world premieres for the Geneva motor, this time for Mercedes-AMG....


Audi future models - part 2

13 February 2020

In the second of a two-part series rounding up what's current and what's coming for the Audi bran...


Audi production digitises maintenance with an app

11 February 2020

Audi says that some 150 maintenance staff at the Audi plant in Ingolstadt will now be working dig...


Audi future models - part 1

10 February 2020

Considering all the turbulence which beset the Chinese and German markets in 2019, a 1.8% year on...


Audi networks with traffic lights in Düsseldorf

30 January 2020

Audi says it is moving ahead with networked traffic lights in Düsseldorf. The networked traf...


just-auto Plus only Audi provides sustainable mobility and charging solutions at World Economic Forum in Davos

24 January 2020

Audi is once again presenting itself as a provider of sustainable premium mobility at this year&r...



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