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2018 Los Angeles auto show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.


2018 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

19 November 2018

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which appeared at the 2018 edition of AutoGuangzhou.


Has Audi created a new segment with the Q8?

15 November 2018

Once again, Audi is ahead of rivals in finding yet another market niche. This time it's for a big SUV-coupé, the new Q8 being lengthier than the BMW X6 and Range Rover Sport which some claim are its natural rivals.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.

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


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...


just-auto Plus only Audi US sales dip 11% in November 2018

5 December 2018

Audi sold 17,082 cars in November, which is a decrease of 11% over last year. In all of 2018 thus far, 200,558 cars have been sold, which is a YoY increase of 0.5%. Our changing world is redefining mobility. Our customers and our dealer partners deserve...


just-auto Plus only Audi accelerating its realignment with high investments

5 December 2018

The Audi Group is accelerating its realignment with high investments in future-oriented topics. From 2019 until the end of 2023 alone, the company plans advance expenditure of approximately EUR14bn (US$16bn) in electric mobility, digitalisation and autonomous...


just-auto Plus only Audi expands engine range for Q3

29 November 2018

Audi is extending its engine range for the Audi Q3 to include a 2.0 TFSI in two output ratings and two other versions of the 2.0 TDI. As such, buyers can now choose from seven engine/transmission variants for the compact family SUV. The quattro permanent...


VW Group global sales plunge 10% in October

22 November 2018

VW Group global vehicle sales were down 10% in the month of October as it was hit by the impact of WLTP in Europe.


just-auto Plus only Audi and FAW celebrate 30 successful years of partnership

20 November 2018

Audi and First Automotive Works (FAW) are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their partnership. The approximately 650 guests at the anniversary event at the FAW plant in Changchun include representatives of the province of Jilin, of partner FAW, and of the...


just-auto Plus only VW China investing towards electrification and digitalisation

15 November 2018

Under the headline “New Faces of Mobility”, Volkswagen Group China presented at its Media Workshop an all-encompassing plan for e-mobility, advanced mobility solutions, autonomous driving, and a raft of exciting new products. On the eve of...


Audi to recall diesel cars in Germany

14 November 2018

On Wednesday 14 November 2018, Audi will begin the first of eight recalls for cars with V TDI engines in Germany.


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales plunge 25.7% in October 2018

12 November 2018

Audi AG handed over approximately 117,600 automobiles to customers last month, a decrease of 25.7% compared with the prior-year period. In particular the exceptional situation in Europe continued to adversely affect deliveries. On the home continent, the...


just-auto Plus only Toyo Tyre Celsius Cuv A tyre selected for new Audi Q8 SUV

8 November 2018

Toyo Tyre and Rubber announced that “Toyo Celsius Cuv A” has been chosen as tyres for the “Audi Q8” new SUV model that Audi will begin selling in the North American market from this Autumn, and Toyo Tyre and Rubber has started to supply...


Australian car importers eye TPP FTA benefits

7 November 2018

Australia's freshly ratified Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, scheduled to come into force at the end of this year, will benefit multiple automakers in the now import-only market, according to a local media report.


just-auto Plus only VW AG and FAW-VW sign major import deal

6 November 2018

Volkswagen AG and FAW-Volkswagen Automotive have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation under which the Chinese joint venture will engage in a significant import program covering parts and vehicles. The Memorandum was signed during the China International Import...


just-auto Plus only Audi reports EUR44,257m revenue in 9M 2018

1 November 2018

The third quarter of this year featured numerous adverse factors for the Audi Group: As expected, restrictions in the sales portfolio caused by the changeover to WLTP had an increasingly negative effect. At the same time, the densely packed program of...


Audi and Umicore to develop recyclable EV battery components

29 October 2018

Audi and Umicore have completed phase one of their research cooperation for battery recycling.


Audi's e-tron held up by software issue - report

22 October 2018

Audi’s e-tron SUV is being delayed from launch by around four weeks because, reports say, of a software issue related to the model's development process.


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

19 October 2018

Offer for the future for diesel drivers: Audi is renewing the fleet of vehicles on the roads and thus supporting the package of measures to improve air quality. Customers who replace their existing diesel vehicle with the Euro 1 to Euro 4 emission standards...


just-auto Plus only Audi takes its premium retailing to the next level

18 October 2018

Audi AG and the European Dealer Council exchange views on the future business model and discussed growth areas at the conference of the European Dealer Council. When the new contracts take effect on 1 April 2020, the new Audi sales strategy will begin,...


Audi develops AI software for quality inspections in press shops

17 October 2018

Audi plans to apply machine learning (ML) in series production. The application is quality inspections in its press shops.


just-auto Plus only Kiekert CFO to step down, successor not named

17 October 2018

The supervisory board of the Kiekert AG, the technology leader in automotive locking systems, announces that Ulrich-Nicolaus Kranz (49) is stepping down from his position as chief financial officer (CFO) at the end of 2018 and leaving the company at his own...


Audi fined EUR800m in Germany over 'dieselgate'

16 October 2018

'Dieselgate' has cost Audi an EUR800m fine in Germany related to its V6 and V8 engines.


Porsche slashes almost EUR1bn off profit forecast after Audi fined EUR800m

16 October 2018

Porsche SE said the EUR800m fine imposed by German authorities on Volkswagen Group premium brand Audi would have a "negative impact" on its earnings for full year 2018.

Audi news

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 Manag...


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 Managem...


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 auto...


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 dema...


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 drive...


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 Alge...



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