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Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Mercedes-Benz EQV

20 August 2019

Six months on from the debut of a prototype at the Geneva motor show, the Mercedes-Benz EQV will have its world premiere at the Frankfurt IAA.


A1 - does the affordable Audi live up to its name?

29 July 2019

There is so much change going on in the European market just now it can be hard to keep up. Imagine that the Mercedes E-Class and BMW 5 Series were outsold by the Audi A1 in June, and that the little hatchback was only 31 units behind the A6.


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?

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 2019 e-tron earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

15 August 2019

The 2019 Audi e-tron, a large SUV, is the first battery-electric vehicle to earn a 2019 Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The e-tron, introduced for the 2019 model year, is a plug-in battery-electric vehicle with no...


Audi of America names new president

14 August 2019

Audi of America has named Daniel Weissland president effective 1 September, 2019.


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales done 6.1% in July 2019

12 August 2019

Audi delivered around 155,350 automobiles to customers worldwide last month. This represents a decrease of 6.1% compared with the same period last year when extraordinary effects in connection with WLTP had a major impact on deliveries. In July 2018, the sale...


Munich prosecutors charge former Audi CEO over emissions

31 July 2019

Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated for his role in Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal, the public prosecutor's office in Munich told Reuters on Wednesday.


just-auto Plus only Tesla Model 3 and Audi A6 score ANCAP five star rating

30 July 2019

Tesla’s newest release, the Model 3, has achieved strong results in the areas of occupant protection and active collision avoidance scoring a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. The Audi A6 sedan also performed well, achieving 5-stars. A score of 96% was...


just-auto Plus only Audi US launches new 2020 Audi S7

30 July 2019

With even more performance and innovative technologies than its predecessor, combined with a dynamic design, the all-new 2020 Audi S7 offers a sportier driving experience, excellent functionality, and seating for up to five passengers. The next generation of...


Audi US names new CEO of Silvercar

30 July 2019

Audi's US unit has named Matt Carpenter CEO of mobility subsidiary Silvercar.


Porsche imports Austrian to manage its Romania business

29 July 2019

Porsche Holding named Austrian Elmar Geisler as the general manager of Porsche Romania.


just-auto Plus only Audi presents new A1 citycarver

29 July 2019

A fresh, self-confident road stance, plenty of room for customisation and extensive connectivity: all are hallmarks of the Audi A1 citycarver. The most progressive model in the new A1 product line is at home in any environment: in the city, on country roads...


just-auto Plus only Audi Group posts EUR28,761m revenue in H1 2019

29 July 2019

As forecasted, the year 2019 is proving to be challenging for the Audi Group: In the first half of this year, deliveries, revenue and operating profit were lower than in the same period of 2018, partially reflecting effects from the deconsolidation of several...


Hydro supplies sustainable aluminium for Audi e-tron

26 July 2019

The aluminium producer Hydro now supplies sustainable aluminium for the battery housing of the first fully electric model of the company - e-tron.


VW remains on track after a good first half

25 July 2019

First half Volkswagen Group sales revenue rose 4.9% year on year to EUR125.2bn (H1 2018: EUR119.4bn) and operating profit - before special items -improved by 1.9% to EUR10bn (9.8) and operating return on sales - again before special items - amounted to 8% (8.2).


Audi gives A8 pricey predictive suspension option

22 July 2019

Audi has added an expensive but high-tech option to its A8 luxury sedan in some markets – predictive active suspension.


Audi appoints Achim Heinfling as Ingolstadt plant director

19 July 2019

Audi's Ingolstadt plant director Albert Mayer is to retire this autumn and will be succeeded by Achim Heinfling, who is currently managing director of Audi Hungaria.


SEAT Components making new gearbox for VW Group brands

15 July 2019

SEAT Components, working with other company assembly plants in Martorell and Barcelona, has started production of the Volkswagen Group's new MQ281 gearbox.


China shines bright for Volkswagen Group sales in June

12 July 2019

Volkswagen Group June 2019 sales rose 1.6% year on year to 974,400 vehicles, driven by China where volume rose 15%


just-auto Plus only Audi worldwide sales up 1.7% in June 2019

12 July 2019

Audi delivered around 166,700 premium automobiles worldwide in June, 1.7% more than in the same period last year. In particular, the largest single market China (+22.2%) contributed to global growth, closing June with a new record-breaking figure. Across all...


Mercedes diesel scores same 'clean air' points as electrics

11 July 2019

Green NCAP, the consumer programme for greener cars, said the Mercedes C220d 4Matic (4WD) scored maximum points for the clean air index, the same as electric vehicles, in its second round of results announced on 11 July.


just-auto Plus only Lanxess developed lightweight rear seat shell used in Audi A8

3 July 2019

The Tepex continuous-fiber-reinforced composites from speciality chemicals company Lanxess are becoming established in large-scale production of various structural components for lightweight automotive design. One current example of this is the Audi A8. This...


just-auto Plus only Auto and mobility industry pen first safety rules for self-driving cars

3 July 2019

Emphasising safety by design, 11 industry leaders across the automotive and automated driving technology spectrum published “Safety First for Automated Driving,” (SaFAD), a non-binding organised framework for the development, testing and validation...


just-auto Plus only Audi presents new edition of Q7

26 June 2019

The Audi Q7 is getting an all-round update – both visually and technically. The large SUV features the new design of the Q family and offers superb dynamics and excellent comfort, in addition to its superior spaciousness. Mild hybrid technology, the...


From assembly line to VW supervisory board

24 June 2019

A former Daimler assembly line worker has been appointed to the Volkswagen supervisory board.


Huawei working with Audi and GAC on driverless cars

13 June 2019

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it will launch self-driving cars as early as 2021 in partnership with several carmakers, including Audi, Toyota and Chinese firms.


just-auto Plus only Audi worldwide sale down 5.4% in May 2019

10 June 2019

Audi AG delivered around 151,900 premium automobiles to customers worldwide in May. As such, deliveries were down 5.4% year-on-year. In Western Europe, the company closed the month over last year (+1.5%); the increase in demand in the domestic market Germany...


just-auto Plus only Audi reorganises its communications unit

4 June 2019

Audi AG has reorganised its Communications unit. Journalists can find a continuously updated list of all contacts, their subject areas and contact details at www.audi-mediacenter.com. With the going live of the new structure as of 1 June media professionals...


just-auto Plus only Audi launches online sales of new cars

28 May 2019

Audi takes e-commerce to the next level. Beginning 5 June 2019, consumers will be able to purchase new cars directly online. The first model to be sold exclusively over this sales channel is the Audi TT Quantum gray edition. Customers can also inquire...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores seven new cars five star rating

23 May 2019

Euro NCAP published the safety ratings of seven new vehicles, among which three have made their first appearance this year: Audi’s first fully electric model, the e-tron, Volkswagen T-Roc’s smaller brother the T-Cross and the hybrid Lexus UX. Euro...


VW Group sales drop 6.6% in April 2019

22 May 2019

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


just-auto Plus only Audi debuts Q5 55 TFSI e quattro with plug-in hybrid powertrain

22 May 2019

The Audi Q5 55 TFSI e quattro with 270 kW (367 hp) system output (combined fuel consumption: 2.4 - 2.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 53 - 46 g/km) is the first of the new plug-in models from Audi. The drive concept comprises a combustion engine and an...


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...

Audi news

Frankfurt IAA world debuts - Mercedes-Benz EQV

20 August 2019

Six months on from the debut of a prototype at the Geneva motor show, the Mercedes-Benz EQV will...


just-auto Plus only Audi 2019 e-tron earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating

15 August 2019

The 2019 Audi e-tron, a large SUV, is the first battery-electric vehicle to earn a 2019 Top Safet...


Audi of America names new president

14 August 2019

Audi of America has named Daniel Weissland president effective 1 September, 2019. Weissland, 4...


just-auto Plus only Audi global sales done 6.1% in July 2019

12 August 2019

Audi delivered around 155,350 automobiles to customers worldwide last month. This represents a de...


Munich prosecutors charge former Audi CEO over emissions

31 July 2019

Prosecutors have filed charges against former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler, who is being i...


just-auto Plus only Tesla Model 3 and Audi A6 score ANCAP five star rating

30 July 2019

Tesla’s newest release, the Model 3, has achieved strong results in the areas of occupant p...



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