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Auto Shanghai - Mercedes-Benz EQB global premiere

16 April 2021

The latest addition to just-auto's list of global premieres for 2021's biggest motor show is the Mercedes-Benz EQB.


Audi keeps the diesel faith with Q7 50 TDI

13 April 2021

Even if it's the fuel that keeps falling from favour, Europe's biggest car maker continues to invest in diesel. Audi's latest Q7 can now be ordered with the Volkswagen Group's 3.0-litre V6, newly compliant with Euro 6d and with more power to boot.


Audi updates the Q2 but where are its rivals?

20 January 2021

Four months ago, Audi AG gave us the first details of a facelift and other revisions for the Q2, exactly four years on from the start of production. Now the revised versions of its smallest SUV are reaching showrooms. How much longer will Mercedes and BMW, never mind Lexus, Volvo, Hongqi, Land Rover, Cadillac and others leave Audi to enjoy all the spoils of this global segment?


Electrified Audi SUVs - 2020 to 2030

16 December 2020

Last week Audi stated its intention to expand an already bustling line-up of electric vehicles to "about 30 models, of which approximately 20 will be powered entirely by electric batteries" by the end of 2025. The company plans to spend 35 billion euro on all manner of vehicle programmes, many of which will include PHEVs and EVs. So what's coming when?

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


VW to sue former chiefs over 'dieselgate' - report

29 March 2021

Volkswagen will claim damages from former chief executive Martin Winterkorn and former Audi boss Rupert Stadler over its diesel emissions scandal, the carmaker has said.


VW sets up AI unit in Detroit

26 March 2021

Volkswagen has set up its AI Detroit unit, a dedicated AI research and development unit.


Start of production for Audi Q4 e-tron

24 March 2021

Audi says production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has started at Zwickau in Saxony.


New Audi wheels made from sustainable aluminium

23 March 2021

Alcoa Corporation said it was supplying sustainable aluminium for the wheels on the Audi e-tron GT, said to be the first vehicle to use metal from a revolutionary technology that eliminates all direct carbon dioxide emissions from the traditional smelting process.


Audi plans 50% drop in water consumption by 2035

23 March 2021

Audi plans a 50% drop in water consumption by 2035 as part of its 'Mission:Zero' environmental program.


just-auto Plus only Audi defies the corona crisis with a robust performance in the 2020 financial year

19 March 2021

Audi announced 2020 financial year. Even in 2020, a challenging business year, Audi vigorously drove ahead its transformation into a provider of sustainable and networked premium mobility. As a result of the pandemic, deliveries and sales revenue fell...


just-auto Plus only Three Nexen Tire OE tires approved for new Audi A3 family

17 February 2021

Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, today announced that it will supply the N'FERA SPORT, N'Blue S, and WINGUARD Sport 2 tires for the new fourth-generation Audi A3. The fourth-generation Audi A3 family, first unveiled in March 2020,...


just-auto Plus only Audi expands EV portfolio with e-Tron GT quattro and RS e-Tron GT

10 February 2021

With an energized driving demonstration and a world premiere featuring high-caliber participants, Audi has presented its new electric spearhead – the Audi e-tron GT. In two events on the digital Day of Progress, the Four Rings showcased the highlights...


just-auto Plus only Audi Hungaria produces e-motors for future PPE model generation

10 February 2021

Preparations for the production of the new generation of electric motors are already in progress at Audi Hungaria.  In the future, Gyor will supply the new electric drives for the Group’s all-electric models, which are based on the “Premium...


Mercedes marks 25 years of Spanish Vito van build

25 January 2021

Daimler's Mercedes-Vans has passed the milestone of 25 years of mid-size Vito van production at its Vitoria plant in northern Spain.


EU fine looms for VW Group missing 2020 emissions targets

21 January 2021

Volkswagen faces a fine of over EUR100m (US$121m) for missing EU targets on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from its 2020 passenger car fleet, it said on Thursday.


just-auto Plus only Audi selects Hankook Tire as original equipment for 2021 Audi RS Q8

20 January 2021

Global leading tire company Hankook Tire is equipping the new Audi RS Q8 with its tires as original equipment. The German car manufacturer's Q-series is characterized by progressive design and pioneering technology. The Audi Sport vehicle demonstrates...


just-auto Plus only New Euro 6d emission standard: Audi converts model range

19 January 2021

As of the beginning of 2021, Audi has converted its vehicle range to the new level of the Euro 6d emission standard. All models included in the currently valid sales program comply with the strict limits of the Euro 6d-ISC-FCM standard. The conversion was...


New Audi-FAW JV to be based in Changchun, building PPE platform EVs

18 January 2021

Volkswagen Group premium brand Audi said the relevant supervisory and management boards of Audi, VW Group and FAW Group had confirmed Changchun, in northeast China, would be the headquarters of the newly founded Audi-FAW company.


Chip shortage slows Audi output

18 January 2021

Audi has had to slow production because of a computer chip shortage it is describing as a "crisis upon a crisis", according to media reports on Monday.


VW opens new regional parts hub in Malaysia

15 January 2021

Volkswagen Group has opened a new aftermarket parts distribution centre in Malaysia to supply 21 Asia-Pacific countries, according to local reports.


VW's Diess backed but no contract extension

15 December 2020

Volkswagen's supervisory board has said chief executive Herbert Diess had its full support as he heads a new executive team but stopped short of bringing forward a contract extension. The board also dispelled suggestions Lamborghini and Ducati might be sold off and said Wolfsburg (not Zwickau) would become its showcase electric vehicle plant.


Volkswagen factories in US and Mexico to link up with industrial cloud

15 December 2020

Volkswagen has announced plans to connect its NA production facilities in Chattanooga (TN), Puebla and Silao (Mexico) with the global Industrial Cloud initiative from the Volkswagen Group and Amazon Web Services (AWS).


Five stars for several new models in latest Euro NCAP crash tests

9 December 2020

The Audi A3 Sportback, Seat Leon, Isuzu D-Max, Kia Sorento and Land Rover Defender achieved the maximum five stars in the latest round of Euro NCAP crash testing.


just-auto Plus only Audi increases budget for electromobility up to 2025

3 December 2020

With its investment planning for the next five years, AUDI AG is pushing ahead its transformation to a provider of networked and sustainable premium mobility: with a total amount of approximately € 35 billion, investments remain at a high level,...


just-auto Plus only Audi uses augmented reality to increase efficiency in logistics planning

2 December 2020

Audi relies on augmented reality (AR) to plan complex logistics processes: Virtual presentation of three dimensional holograms that are shown in their actual environment helps planners to better evaluate the future situation.  Because of this,...


Audi strengthens digital alliance with Alibaba

27 November 2020

Volkswagen subsidiary Audi has agreed to strengthen its partnership with Chinese internet giant Alibaba to improve its in car applications to help it meet the requirements of the Chinese domestic market, according to local reports.


just-auto Plus only Audi further improves e-tron product line

26 November 2020

Faster charging, more convenience behind the wheel - Audi is systematically enhancing its e-tron models. The all-electric SUV and e-tron Sportback SUV coupe are receiving a number of new equipment features. AC charging: double the...


just-auto Plus only Charge flexibly and inexpensively: SMA and Audi are networking energy management and e-mobility

20 November 2020

One advantage of electromobility is that users can conveniently charge their vehicle at home. Intelligent solutions coordinate the charging process of the e-vehicle with the needs of other producers and consumers in the household. One such is the intelligent...


just-auto Plus only Audi gives SQ2 sharper design

17 November 2020

The sporty SUV in the compact segment now has an even fresher look: Audi has revised the SQ2. Thanks in part to the new headlights and bumpers, its appearance is even sportier and more striking, and new Audi connect services and assist systems make driving...


Volkswagen planning three big electric SUVs [updated]

16 November 2020

Is the Volkswagen Group planning to take the radical step of turning the next generation VW Touareg and Audi Q7 into EVs? Might there also be electric Škoda and SEAT (or Cupra) SUVs positioned above the Kodiaq and Tarraco successors?


VW ups investment in advanced tech to EUR73bn

16 November 2020

The Volkswagen Group says it is pressing ahead with its transformation into a digital mobility company and that (as per Planning Round 69), the VW Group will spend around EUR73bn on electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology over the next five years.


Audi recalling Q7 in US

9 November 2020

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 94,144 2018-2020 Audi Q7 vehicles because he padding on the C pillar may not absorb enough impact in the event of a crash.


just-auto Plus only Audi reports third quarter 2020 results

30 October 2020

Audi Group achieves breakeven thanks to strong third quarter. A noticeable recovery in the markets and a stabilization of business operations: After a very challenging first half of the year against the backdrop of the corona pandemic, the Audi Group is now...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen reports third quarter 2020 results

30 October 2020

The Volkswagen Group’s business was heavily impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in first nine months of 2020, but recovered noticeably in the third quarter. This means that the declines in deliveries, sales revenue and profit as of the end of September...

Audi news

Auto Shanghai - Mercedes-Benz EQB global premiere

16 April 2021

The latest addition to just-auto's list of global premieres for 2021's biggest motor show is the...


Audi keeps the diesel faith with Q7 50 TDI

13 April 2021

Even if it's the fuel that keeps falling from favour, Europe's biggest car maker continues to inv...


VW to sue former chiefs over 'dieselgate' - report

29 March 2021

Volkswagen will claim damages from former chief executive Martin Winterkorn and former Audi boss...


VW sets up AI unit in Detroit

26 March 2021

Volkswagen has set up its AI Detroit unit, a dedicated AI research and development unit. VW po...


Start of production for Audi Q4 e-tron

24 March 2021

Audi says production of the Audi Q4 e-tron has started at Zwickau in Saxony. The fully electri...


New Audi wheels made from sustainable aluminium

23 March 2021

Alcoa Corporation said it was supplying sustainable aluminium for the wheels on the Audi e-tron G...



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