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2018 Guangzhou motor show - Audi A6 L, Peugeot 508L and MG eZS

16 November 2018

The list of world debuts announced for AutoGuangzhou 2018 continues to lengthen. The extended wheelbase Audi A6 L has just been announced, as has an electric MG. A comprehensive list will be published by just-auto.com after the media preview day.


LA auto show world debuts list - Honda Passport and Rivian EVs

16 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The Honda Passport plus the Rivian R1S pick-up and R1T SUV are the latest of these to be added to just-auto's preview list.


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.

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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 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.


VW Group China 9M 2018 sales up 5%

16 October 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the deliveries for the first nine months of 2018: with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW Volkswagen, the Group delivered 3.04m (2.90m, +5.0%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 137,600 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales plunge 18.1% in September 2018

15 October 2018

The Volkswagen Group delivered fewer vehicles in September, as expected, due to the changeover to the new WLTP test procedure: a total of 827,700 vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide, a decrease of 18.1%. The drop in Western Europe, where WLTP came...


VW names new North America chief

10 October 2018

Scott Keogh, head of Audi of America, has been named president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America as well as head of the VW brand for the North American region.


just-auto Plus only VW speeding up the shift to e-mobility

5 October 2018

Individual mobility is on the threshold of a new era: Electric drivetrains and digitisation are set to bring about the most fundamental change the car industry has ever seen. The sales volume of battery electric cars (BEVs) rose by 60% in the past year and...


Samsung supplies OLED displays for Audi e-tron

3 October 2018

Samsung Display announced that the company will be supplying a 7-inch OLED display for Audi’s all-new electric Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), the Audi e-tron. Audi revealed its first all-electric model at a world premiere event in San Francisco last month.


Audi CEO Stadler's contract terminated

2 October 2018

The supervisory boards of Volkswagen Group and Audi have terminated suspended Audi CEO Rupert Stadler's contract with immediate effect.


Audi names new management board member for technical development

1 October 2018

Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler will become the management board member for technical development at Audi on 1 November 2018, replacing Peter Mertens, who has held this position since 1 May 2017. Mertens had asked the supervisory board to release him from his duties for health reasons.


Ficosa supplies digital rear-view system to Audi e-tron

28 September 2018

Spain-based automotive supplier Ficosa has revealed that it has developed the digital rear-view system (which uses cameras and displays instead of the traditional external side mirrors) fitted to Audi's upcoming e-tron model.


just-auto Plus only Audi Hungaria celebrates 25 successful years

21 September 2018

Audi Hungaria is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. At the anniversary event, Peter Szijjjaudirto, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs, Zsolt Borkai, Lord Mayor of the City of Gyor, Bram Schot, interim chairman of the Board of...


Suzuki Jimny scores low in latest Euro NCAP tests

19 September 2018

Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of four new cars today. Both the Audi A6 and the VW Touareg achieve a maximum five- star rating, the Ford Tourneo Connect achieves a solid four- star rating and the new Suzuki Jimny scores three stars.


just-auto Plus only Audi on the route to make daily mobility simpler and flexible

19 September 2018

Audi is taking the next steps on its way to becoming a premium digital car company. The company is using new products and services to make daily mobility simpler and more flexible for its customers and is setting the standards for the user experience. The...


just-auto Plus only Audi integrates Alexa into e-tron's MMI system

19 September 2018

In systematic pursuit of its digitalisation strategy, Audi is offering its customers ever-greater in-car connectivity. The latest example: The new, fully electric Audi e-tron SUV has Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service on board. It is seamless integrated into...


EU eyes "circle of five" European automakers for emissions collusion

18 September 2018

The European Commission said on Tuesday (18 September) it had opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether BMW, Daimler and VW (Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche) colluded, in breach of EU antitrust rules, to avoid competition on the development and roll-out of technology to clean the emissions of petrol and diesel passenger cars.


Audi launches e-offensive with the world premiere of Audi e-tron

18 September 2018

i is launching its electrification offensive with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron.


just-auto Plus only VW Group to drive future deployment of ITS

18 September 2018

The Volkswagen Group is presenting its activities in the intelligent transport of people and goods at the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen (17 – 21 September 2018). As a member of ERTICO – ITS Europe, a network of more than 100 partners, the...

Audi news

2018 Guangzhou motor show - Audi A6 L, Peugeot 508L and MG eZS

16 November 2018

The list of world debuts announced for AutoGuangzhou 2018 continues to lengthen. The extended whe...


LA auto show world debuts list - Honda Passport and Rivian EVs

16 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The Hon...


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...


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 M...


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 eng...


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...



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