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ANALYSIS - Audi ditches the V8 in new RS 5

8 December 2017

The old RS 5 Coupé sounded so much better than its BMW M4 rival, so why has Audi dropped the sonorous 4.2-litre V8 and replaced it with a muted turbo V6 in the new model?


ANALYSIS - R8 Spyder and future Audi Sport models

4 October 2017

What had once been quattro GmbH became Audi Sport GmbH in late 2016. Motor racing and RS models are the main part of its remit, along with Audi's fastest and most expensive model series, the R8.


How 900Nm and 48V make the Audi SQ7 TDI epic

11 August 2017

In the words of a friend who owns a Golf GTD and is a long time fan of multiple Volkswagen Group models, driving the Audi SQ7 would have to be "like propelling a municipal building at lightspeed". Is three times the torque output of most small diesel engines necessary, though?


ANALYSIS - Audi Q5 2.0 TDI and the future SQ5s

26 May 2017

Audi had an instant hit on its hands when it decided to take on the Volvo XC60 and BMW X3 with the first Q5 in 2008. Which is why even with fresh engines and a thoroughly revamped platform, the new model looks not dissimilar to the previous one.

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


just-auto Plus only Audi extends equipment range for new Audi A8

15 December 2017

Sophisticated, progressive and sporty - the new Audi A8 defines the style of the entire brand. From the end of January, there will be an extended equipment range for customers who want to give more emphasis to their luxury sedan’s dynamic looks. The...


DETROIT AUTO SHOW - Mercedes G-Class world debut

13 December 2017

Known world premieres for the 2018 North American International Auto Show are noted below, with the latest one, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, now added.


Audi drops Ducati sale plan

12 December 2017

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler reportedly has said the automaker dropped plans to sell Italian motorcycle brand Ducati.


just-auto Plus only Constellium supplies aluminium body sheet for new Audi A7

8 December 2017

Constellium NV announced that it has strengthened its long-term partnership with Audi to supply aluminium Automotive Body Sheet as well as structural components for the new Audi A7 Sportback. Produced at the Audi Neckarsulm, Germany, plant, the new Audi A7...


just-auto Plus only Audi worldwide sales up 4.5% in November 2017

8 December 2017

Audi continues the upturn of the past few months with its year-end spurt. In November, the premium brand delivered around 160,000 automobiles to customers worldwide, up 4.5% year-on-year. The company once again saw a clear increase in North America (+13.6%)...


Another VW Dieselgate official jailed in US

7 December 2017

The US has jailed its second VW official since the Dieselgate scandal broke two years ago.


just-auto Plus only Audi US sales up 12.1% in November 2017

4 December 2017

Audi of America reported a November sales increase of 12% to 19,195 deliveries, as the Q7, new Q5 and the new-to-the US A5 Sportback, lead consumer demand. November was the 83rd straight record sales month for Audi of America. The previous November record...


Audi extends job guarantee

29 November 2017

An extension of job security until the end of 2025 covers the entire workforce of Audi, the automaker and its worker representatives, announced.


Audi expands its premium mobility services in Hong Kong

23 November 2017

Audi says it is significantly expanding its mobility offerings in Hong Kong.


just-auto Plus only Audi employees to be trained for digital future

22 November 2017

Audi is making its employees fit for the digital future: Under the “data.camp” motto, the automobile manufacturer has started a further-training campaign focused on big data and artificial intelligence. Expertise in these areas is an essential...


VW strengthens China NEV commitment

16 November 2017

Volkswagen Group China has increased its commitment to launching New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) in China on the eve of the Guangzhou show which opens Friday.


Audi global sales up 5.3% in October

10 November 2017

Volkswagen group premium brand Audi AG sold boosted global sales 5.3% year on year in October to 158,750 cars.


Audi to produce first quantities of e-diesel in Laufenburg

9 November 2017

Audi says it is systematically building on its e-fuels strategy and - together with the partners Ineratec GmbH and Energiedienst Holding AG - has plans for a new pilot facility for the production of e-diesel in Laufenburg, in Canton Aargau (Switzerland). For the first time, the energy needed will be supplied from the renewable source of hydropower. The planned facility will have a capacity of around 400,000 litres (105,669 US gal) per year.


just-auto Plus only Audi Europe opens orders for RS 4 Avant

3 November 2017

The new Audi RS 4 Avant (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.8; combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 200-199) unites impressive driving performance with excellent suitability for everyday use. The model made its world debut at this year's IAA trade fair in...


Audi recalling 5,000 diesel V8s in Europe

2 November 2017

Volkswagen's premium brand Audi is recalling almost 5,000 cars across Europe to fix excessive nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.


just-auto Plus only Audi of America sales up 9.6% in October 2017

2 November 2017

Audi of America reported an October sales increase of 9.6% to 19,425 deliveries, as the Q7, new Q5, and the new-to-the US A5 Sportback, drove consumer demand. October was the 82nd straight record sales month for Audi of America. The previous October record...


just-auto Plus only Audi Group reports EUR44.2bn revenue in Q3 2017

31 October 2017

The Audi Group posts robust financial figures at the end of the third quarter of 2017 and continues to push ahead with the transformation of its business. In the first nine months of the year, despite many challenges the Company achieved revenue of EUR44.2bn...


just-auto Plus only Audi launches new online used-car platform

25 October 2017

A used car from the comfort of your own sofa: Audi is the first automotive brand to offer a complete digital solution for dealers. This combines purchase, payment options, registration and individual delivery. With a new, proprietary Audi online platform,...


just-auto Plus only Audi presents new A7 Sportback

20 October 2017

The A7 Sportback represents the new Audi design language to a great extent and delivers on the design promise made by the prologue studies. The four-door coupe sets standards in the luxury class when it comes to progressiveness. It embodies a new style of Gran...


VW Group China 9M 2017 sales up 1.4%

16 October 2017

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for the first nine months of 2017. Together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, Saic Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered almost 2.90m (+1.4%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, including 139,000 imported vehicles.


Audi global sales up 2.6% in September 2017

16 October 2017

Audi AG ended the third quarter with an increase of 2.6% in September sales compared to 2016.


just-auto Plus only Audi Hungaria Gyor plant rolls out its 500,000th car

9 October 2017

Automobile production at Audi Hungaria has achieved a new milestone: The 500,000th car, a TTS Coupé, rolled off the line in Gyor and is now on its way to its new owner in the UK. The car is painted in exclusive “viper green” and...


Audi Sport appoints new head of Technical Development

5 October 2017

Oliver Hoffmann (40) took over as head of Technical Development at Audi Sport GmbH on 1 October. He succeeds Stephan Reil (52) in this role, and is now responsible for the upcoming product campaign from the Audi subsidiary brand. By 2020, the number of Audi Sport series production models is set to increase from 11 to 16.


Henkel unveils body pre-treatment with Audi

4 October 2017

Henkel has developed an auto body pre-treatment process in cooperation with Audi.


just-auto Plus only Audi US sales up 9.6% in September 2017

4 October 2017

Audi of America reported a September sales increase of 9.6% to 19,308 deliveries, as the all-new Q5, the Q7, and the all-new A5 Sportback helped drive consumer demand. September marked the 81st straight record sales month for Audi of America. The previous...


just-auto Plus only Audi Hungaria appoints new managing director

2 October 2017

Achim Heinfling (54) is taking over as managing director of Audi Hungaria as of 1 October 2017. He succeeds to Peter Kössler, who was appointed Board of Management member for Production and Logistics at Audi AG in September. Mr. Heinfling is moving to...


Extra recall costs will hit VW and Porsche SE profits

29 September 2017

Volkswagen Group announced that an additional EUR2.5bn 'special item' charge in connection with 'dieselgate' in the US would affect its third quarter operating profit.


just-auto Plus only Audi gears up for EV racing with its first all-electric race car

28 September 2017

Audi presented the Group’s first all-electric race car in Neuburg. The Audi e-tron FE04 mirrors the company’s transformation from a classic automobile manufacturer to a forward-thinking mobility provider on the race track. “After nearly 40...


Mexico earthquake prompts plant status reviews

21 September 2017

Carmakers with plants in Mexico are assessing them for earthquake related disruptions this week, but the initial impact on operations caused by the earthquake that struck the Mexico City area appears to be limited, with plants experiencing only minor or no damage.


Audi launches premium mobility service in Beijing

20 September 2017

Audi says it has launched its 'Audi on demand+' premium mobility service for China in Beijing.

Audi news

just-auto Plus only Audi extends equipment range for new Audi A8

15 December 2017

Sophisticated, progressive and sporty - the new Audi A8 defines the style of the entire brand. Fr...


DETROIT AUTO SHOW - Mercedes G-Class world debut

13 December 2017

Known world premieres for the 2018 North American International Auto Show are noted below, with t...


Audi drops Ducati sale plan

12 December 2017

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler reportedly has said the automaker dropped plans to sell Itali...


ANALYSIS - Audi ditches the V8 in new RS 5

8 December 2017

The old RS 5 Coupé sounded so much better than its BMW M4 rival, so why has Audi dropped t...


just-auto Plus only Constellium supplies aluminium body sheet for new Audi A7

8 December 2017

Constellium NV announced that it has strengthened its long-term partnership with Audi to supply a...


just-auto Plus only Audi worldwide sales up 4.5% in November 2017

8 December 2017

Audi continues the upturn of the past few months with its year-end spurt. In November, the premiu...



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