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Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - F40 BMW 1 Series

16 May 2019

The next generation BMW 1 Series five-door hatchback will be revealed at a preview event on 27 May and have its public premiere at the Frankfurt motor show in September.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.


Will the latest Audi TT be the final one?

1 April 2019

The just-updated TT has perhaps three more years of production remaining. Audi is already hinting though that the model's future is in question. Might this Golf-sized hatchback and roadster disappear in 2022 or could it instead go electric for the fourth generation?


2019 Geneva motor show world debuts list

6 March 2019

Concepts, prototypes and production models which were world premieres at the 2019 Geneva motor show are discussed below.

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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.

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just-auto Plus only VW Group sales drop 6.6% in April 2019

21 May 2019

The Volkswagen Group delivered 866,400 vehicles in April, 6.6% below the figure for April 2018. In the month under review, all core regions recorded declines in the overall market. This was a result of the sluggish economy in some markets and the tense...


Audi gearing service technicians worldwide for e-tron

20 May 2019

Audi is currently preparing technical trainers and service technicians worldwide for the Audi e-tron. Virtual-reality training is also being used for the first time. The virtual technology allows realistic, safe learning of highly sensitive technologies such...


Hitachi supplies Audi e-tron inverter

17 May 2019

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced Audi is using its electric vehicle (EV) inverter in the e-tron SUV which went on sale in Europe last March.


just-auto Plus only Audi to introduce traffic light V2I services in Europe

15 May 2019

Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” to Europe. From July Audi will network new models with the traffic lights in Ingolstadt/Germany; further European cities will follow from 2020 onwards. Then...


just-auto Plus only Audi presents new A4 and S4 with TDI engine

15 May 2019

The A4 represents the core of the brand – after four years in the making, Audi has made the successful midsize model even tauter and sportier. Its exterior is integrated into the brand’s new design language; the large MMI touch display offers the...


Infineon now in VW Group's FAST supplier network

14 May 2019

Infineon Technologies says it is a new partner in Volkswagen Group’s supplier network FAST (Future Automotive Supply Tracks).


just-auto Plus only Audi lays foundation for IN-Campus in Bavaria

14 May 2019

“IN” stands for innovation: With IN-Campus, Audi AG and the city of Ingolstadt have gotten a strategic investment off the ground. They will work together to intricately remediate the site of a former oil refinery in Ingolstadt, the first...


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

14 May 2019

Just in time for the start of the summer season, the premium mobility service Audi on demand has also been relaunched on the popular vacation island of Mallorca. A selection of exclusive, sporty R and RS models is available for users of the service. Audi...


Audi worldwide sales drop 12.8% in April

10 May 2019

VW-Group-owned Audi AG delivered around 140,300 cars to customers worldwide in April, down 12.8% year-on-year.


just-auto Plus only Audi Group reports EUR13,812m revenue in Q1 2019

7 May 2019

As expected, the Audi Group has embarked upon a very challenging financial year 2019. First-quarter revenue and operating profit decreased compared with the high levels of the previous year. At 8.0%, the operating return on sales was within the range of 7 to...


just-auto Plus only Audi Sport GmbH appoints new heads

1 May 2019

Oliver Hoffmann (42) and Julius Seebach (35) take over the management of Audi Sport GmbH on 1 May 2019. The current managing director, Michael-Julius Renz (62), is to retire. Audi’s head of Sport Technology, Oliver Hoffmann, has been a member of the...


Porsche Romania to build 77 fast charging stations by 2021

24 April 2019

Porsche Romania, the VW group distributor and Romania's largest car importer, will invest in the country's EV charging infrastructure with dealer partners.


SEAT spent EUR7.137bn on purchases in 2018

18 April 2019

In a record year for Volkswagen Group Spanish unit SEAT, the purchasing operation spent EUR7.137bn (US$8.061bn) in 2018, up 5.6% year on year.


Aeva to equip AID's Audi e-tron with 4D Lidar technology

18 April 2019

Aeva has announced a partnership with AID-Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Audi AG and the 'center of excellence' for Volkswagen Group’s autonomous driving system, to bring 'ground-breaking 4D Lidar' to its autonomous vehicle program.


just-auto Plus only Audi powers S5 with 3.0 TDI engine

17 April 2019

For the first time ever, the Audi S5 (Combined fuel consumption for Coupé/Sportback in l/100 km: 6.2 (37.9 US mpg); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 163 – 161 g/km (262.3 – 259.1 g/mi)) has a V6 diesel under the hood. The 3.0 TDI engine in...


Former VW CEO charged with four others over 'dieselgate'

15 April 2019

Has the other shoe finally dropped? Following the recent European Commission accusation against BMW, Daimler and VW of breaching EU antitrust rules from 2006 to 2014 by colluding to restrict competition on the development of petrol and diesel emissions control technology for passenger cars, came news today former Volkswagen AG chief Martin Winterkorn has been charged with serious fraud alongside four other managers in Germany for their role in the diesel emissions-rigging scandal that so far has cost the automaker about EUR29bn (US$33bn).


VW sets China BEV target, plans charger JV, combines R&D

15 April 2019

After launching 14 NEV models there this year, Volkswagen Group said China would produce more than half of its target of 22m BEVs by 2028 and it plans to launch a charging infrastructure.


just-auto Plus only VW Group China sales down 6.3% in Q1 2019

15 April 2019

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries for the first quarter of 2019: together with its two Chinese joint ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 946,600 (1,010,600, (-)6.3%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong,...


Audi to make e-tron in China

12 April 2019

As well as making the Audi e-tron at the Forest plant (Brussels) the electric crossover e-tron will also be made in China.


just-auto Plus only Audi combines S TDI models with electric powered compressor

12 April 2019

Sportiness meets efficiency – three new S-models from the Audi A6 and A7 series offer customers in Europe the ideal performance models for the long haul. For the first time, Audi has combined a V6-TDI engine with an electric powered compressor and a...


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales down 0.5% in March 2019

10 April 2019

Audi AG delivered around 182,750 cars to customers worldwide in March. As such, deliveries were down just 0.5% on the prior-year level. The company set new record-breaking figures in China and the US. This contrasted with a fall in sales in the South America...


just-auto Plus only ConVeX partners demonstrate cross-border C-V2X direct communication

9 April 2019

Audi AG, Ericsson, Swarco Traffic Systems, the University of Kaiserslautern and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced the world’s first cross-border demonstration for C-V2X direct communication. The companies, which...


just-auto Plus only Audi of America to launch e-tron SUV in May

9 April 2019

The 2019 Audi e-tron - the first fully electric model from the brand - arrives next month. A true mid-size luxury SUV, the e-tron - with an EPA-estimated range of 204 miles - is built for everyday use. The e-tron will be available for demonstrations at Audi...


just-auto Plus only Audi of America appoints new SVP and chief communications officer

9 April 2019

Beginning 1 April 2019, Audi of America appointed Tara Rush as senior vice president and chief communications officer to lead US public relations. Rush will report to Audi of America president, Mark Del Rosso. In her role, Rush will be responsible for...


just-auto Plus only Audi expands use of 3D printers in production

9 April 2019

Audi is expanding the use of 3D printers in Production. Custom designed and locally printed, auxiliary tools from the 3D printer help employees on the production lines. A separate department will be responsible for implementation at the Neckarsulm site in the...


EU accuses BMW, Daimler and VW over emissions technology

5 April 2019

The European Commission has accused BMW, Daimler and VW of breaching EU antitrust rules from 2006 to 2014 by colluding to restrict competition on the development of petrol and diesel emissions control technology for passenger cars.


just-auto Plus only VW Group to merge all its passenger car entities in India

4 April 2019

The Volkswagen Group has announced its intent to merge its three Indian subsidiaries: Volkswagen India (VWIPL), Volkswagen Group Sales India (NSC) and Skoda Auto India (SAIPL). The merger has been considered and approved by the Boards of the three companies in...


just-auto Plus only Audi Brussels appoints new managing director

4 April 2019

Volker Germann is the new managing director at Audi Brussels. The plant in Belgium produces the Audi e-tron, the first all-electric SUV in the history of the Audi company. Germann succeeds in this position to Patrick Danau, who is retiring after more than 40...


just-auto Plus only Audi A4 and A8 earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

29 March 2019

The new 2019 Audi A6 and Q8 were named 2019 Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The all-new 2019 Audi A6 was named a 2019 Top Safety Pick+, earning a “good” rating for its LED Matrix and HD Matrix Design...


just-auto Plus only VW Group of America recalls Audi A3 and RS3 vehicles

26 March 2019

NHTSA campaign number: 19V095000 Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America Components Seats Potential number of units affected 3,326 Summary Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A3 sedan and RS3 vehicles. The...

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just-auto Plus only VW Group sales drop 6.6% in April 2019

21 May 2019

The Volkswagen Group delivered 866,400 vehicles in April, 6.6% below the figure for April 2018. I...


Audi gearing service technicians worldwide for e-tron

20 May 2019

Audi is currently preparing technical trainers and service technicians worldwide for the Audi e-t...


Hitachi supplies Audi e-tron inverter

17 May 2019

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced Audi is using its electric vehicle (EV) inverter in the e-tr...


Frankfurt IAA world debuts list - F40 BMW 1 Series

16 May 2019

The next generation BMW 1 Series five-door hatchback will be revealed at a preview event on 27 Ma...


just-auto Plus only Audi to introduce traffic light V2I services in Europe

15 May 2019

Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information&...


just-auto Plus only Audi presents new A4 and S4 with TDI engine

15 May 2019

The A4 represents the core of the brand – after four years in the making, Audi has made the...



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