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Refined: Update for the RS 5 Coupé and RS 5 Sportback
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The sportiest Q: the new Audi RS Q8

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12/13/19
Company

25 years of Audi RS: exclusive anniversary package

25 years of performance, prestige, and exclusiveness. A quarter of a century ago, the RS 2 Avant kicked off the success story of the Audi high-performance models. As a tribute to the first high-performance station wagon from Audi, Audi Sport GmbH is releasing an exclusive equipment package for the TT RS Coupé*, RS 4 Avant*, RS 5 Coupé*, RS 5 Sportback*, RS 6 Avant*, and RS 7 Sportback* models. The “anniversary package 25 years of RS” is now available for order.
12/10/19
Models

Refined: Update for the RS 5 Coupé and RS 5 Sportback

Audi has revised the RS 5 Coupé (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9.1 (25.8 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 208 (334.7 g/mi) and the RS 5 Sportback (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9.2 (25.6 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 209 (336.4 g/mi). New details make the exterior design even more progressive. For operation, both models rely on the new MMI touch technology with a large central screen. The twin-turbo V6 with an output of 331 kW (450 PS) and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9.2–9.1 (25.6–25.8 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 209–208 (336.4–334.7 g/mi)) continues to ensure an impressive driving performance. In Germany and other European countries, the sale of the revised RS 5 starts shortly; prices start at EUR 83,500.
12/09/19
Models

Luxury, space and efficiency: The Audi Q7 TFSI e quattro

Step by step, Audi is putting its new electrified models on the road. Presales of the Q7 TFSI e quattro (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 3.0–2.8; combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km*: 22.9–21.9; combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 69–64) have just started in Germany and other European countries. The SUV, whose plug-in hybrid drive combines a three-liter V6 gasoline engine with a powerful electric motor, is available in two power levels. The top-of-the-line version offers a system output of 335 kW (456 PS) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of system torque (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 3.0–2.8; combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km*: 22.9–22.2; combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 69–64), while the second version delivers 280 kW (381 PS) and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 3.0–2.8; combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km*: 22.4–21.9; combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 69–64).
12/06/19
Company

Record-breaking figure for Audi in November: Deliveries up 23.1 percent to around 163,350 cars

AUDI AG delivered around 163,350 cars (+23.1%) to customers worldwide last month, more than ever before in a single month of November. Apart from the strong growth in Europe (+33.0%), which is still due to prior-year effects, record figures in the core regions of North America (+17.3%) and China (+16.8%) contributed to the new record-breaking figure. In turn, the company also exceeded the prior-year cumulative figures for the first time since the start of the year: From January through November the brand with the Four Rings delivered around 1,669,600 premium automobiles (+0.7%).
11/29/19
Company

Audi increases upfront expenditure for electric mobility

AUDI AG has planned a total amount of approximately €37 billion for research and development expenditure and investment in property, plant and equipment over the next five years. Against the backdrop of its roadmap towards electrification, the manufacturer is planning upfront expenditure of €12 billion solely for electric mobility – more than ever before. The successful Audi Transformation Plan (ATP) is freeing up the necessary funds: Since the start of the program, the ATP has already contributed €4 billion to earnings. Furthermore, measures taken in the context of Audi.Zukunft are to free up approximately €6 billion for future investments by 2029.
11/28/19
Models

Better efficiency and longer range: technical update for the Audi e-tron

Just in time for the premiere of the e-tron Sportback**, Audi is introducing a standard technical update for its first electric product line. This combines optimized drive system hardware with software adjustments to improve efficiency. As a result, all versions of the e-tron SUV will come off the assembly line with an extra 25 kilometers (15.5 mi) or so of range. The new models are available now to customers in Europe.
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11/26/19
Company

Audi concludes fundamental agreement with Works Council on economic and forward-looking realignment

A new era is dawning. Audi is taking sustained action for greater economy, flexibility and secure jobs. The Board of Management and employee representatives have reached a fundamental agreement within the framework of Audi.Zukunft. The decisions relate in particular to the optimization of production capacities at the two German plants and socially responsible workforce adjustments while extending job guarantee up to the end of 2029. The 6 billion euros thus generated will secure the strategic targeted return corridor of 9 to 11 percent and will flow into future projects such as electrification and digitalization. In this way, Audi.Zukunft will sustainably strengthen the competitiveness of the Four Rings and will make the company fit for the coming years. The agreement takes effect on November 29, 2019 and applies for the next ten years.
11/21/19
Models

Orders for Audi A4 Avant g-tron and A5 Sportback g-tron with new design can be placed as of November

Audi natural gas models combine ecology and economy: The Audi A4 Avant g-tron and A5 Sportback g-tron feature a new, sporty design and a state-of-the-art touch operating concept. Customers in Germany can order both models starting November 21 – the Audi A4 Avant 40 g-tron at a base price of EUR 43,200 and the Audi A5 Sportback 40 g-tron for EUR 45,100.
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11/20/19
Company

New in the Audi Board of Management: Dr. Arno Antlitz, Dirk Große-Loheide and Dr. Sabine Maaßen

Three new members, Dr. Arno Antlitz, Dirk Große-Loheide and Dr. Sabine Maaßen, will join the Board of Management of AUDI AG in 2020. Dr. Arno Antlitz will become the new Chief Financial Officer of AUDI AG on March 1, hereby exchanging his area of responsibility with the current Audi CFO Alexander Seitz, who will become CFO at Volkswagen Cars. Dirk Große-Loheide will be the new Audi Board of Management Member for Procurement and IT as of April 1; he succeeds Dr. Bernd Martens. The new team is to be completed with Dr. Sabine Maaßen, currently CHRO of Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, who will take over Board of Management responsibility for Human Resources at AUDI AG from Wendelin Göbel on April 1.
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11/20/19
Technology

SUV Coupé for the e-tron Family: The Audi e-tron Sportback

“The future is electric:” Audi is staying consistently true to its strategic alignment by presenting the second model in its e-tron product line. The Audi e-tron Sportback is a dynamic SUV coupé offering up to 300 kW of power and a range of up to 446 kilometers (277.1 miles) ( in the WLTP cycle) from a single battery charge (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km (62.1 mi): 26.3 - 21.6 (WLTP); 23.9 – 20.6 (NEFZ); combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 0). Its digital matrix LED headlights are a new feature now available for the first time in a mass-production vehicle. Their light is broken down into tiny pixels and can be controlled with exceptional precision. This makes safe lane centering easier on narrow stretches of road and shows the position of the vehicle in the lane. The Audi e-tron Sportback** can be ordered as of the end of November. Market introduction in Europe is scheduled for the spring of 2020.
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11/15/19
Company

Markus Duesmann to be new Audi CEO

Markus Duesmann will become the new CEO of Audi on April 1, 2020. The 50-year-old mechanical engineer will succeed Bram Schot, who has held the position since June 2018. Duesmann has been active in the automotive industry for almost three decades, most recently as Board of Management Member for Purchasing at BMW. Bram Schot, 58, will leave the Group at the end of March by best mutual agreement.
11/13/19
Culture and Trends

Experiencing the history of the Salzburg Festival with Audi

For the 100th anniversary of the Salzburg Festival in 2020 – and for its 25th anniversary as main sponsor – Audi is inviting festival audiences to take an eventful trip through the story of the festival: on the back seat of an Audi e-tron (combined electrical consumption in kWh/100 km*: 26.4 -22.9 (WLTP); 24.6 -23.7 (NEDC), combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 0 (0 g/mi)), passengers drive to several places that have played a significant part in the history of the festival. The journey uses a technology developed by Audi to transport visitors into three-dimensional worlds by means of a virtual-reality headset and to integrate the motion of the vehicle into the experience in real time. During the festival, Audi will offer about 1,000 experience rides.

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11/22/19
Sports
Spectacular duels, gripping overtaking maneuvers and an awesome photo finish in the end: The second joint race of the DTM and the SUPER GT made spectators at Fuji, Japan, jump from their seats. One of the protagonists on Sunday: Audi driver Loïc Duval, who still secured a podium finish with a sensational fightback following a puncture.
10/16/19
Sports
In 2019, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are jointly entering their sixth Formula E season. No other pairing in the fully electric racing series has contested so many races as team mates. And none has been as successful: with 40 podium finishes and more than 1,000 points, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is the most successful team in Formula E. The Audi factory team now intends to defend this top spot.
10/04/19
Sports
Rain, fireworks and all-out partying at Audi: in the final race of the 2019 DTM, the brand with the four rings again gave the competition no chance and crowned its most successful DTM season with a triple triumph in the finale at Hockenheim.
09/25/19
Models
The second generation of the Audi RS 7 Sportback (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 11.6 – 11.4 (20.3 – 20.6 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 265 – 261 (426.5 – 420.0 g/mi)) has arrived, and it’s more unique than ever before. For the first time, Audi Sport is offering the high-performance Sportcoupé as a five seater, with much wider wheel arches and higher performance as well as improved efficiency. Information on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions as well as efficiency classes in ranges depending on the tires and alloy wheel rims used.

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12/06/19
Unternehmen

Audi: Tilted World

Back to balance: We at Audi feel a particular sense of responsibility when it comes to the topic of sustainability. Our goal: a 30 % reduction in our CO2 footprint by 2025. The fully electric e-tron models take us some of the way there. Find out more now – because every contribution counts. https://www.audi.com/sustainability
11/27/19
Modelle

Q to the max – the Audi RS Q8

The ultimate Q. It is powerful, versatile and suitable for everyday use. The most powerful SUV coupe combines maximum power with high efficiency.
11/27/19
Unternehmen

Audi product fireworks in Los Angeles 2019 – the highlights

LA was all about the four rings at the LA Auto Show. The unveiling of the Audi e-tron Sportback was at the center of the brand's appearance. Besides this, the Audi RS Q8 was presented. Find these and other highlights in this film.
11/20/19
Modelle

Online World Premiere Show Audi e-tron Sportback

Unveiled during a spectacular digital matrix light show: the Audi e-tron Sportback. Relive the world premiere and get to know all the lights together with host Angela Chee in this 10 minute show. Download: for editorial use for 1 year, ending November 19 2020.

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12/10/19

Two-faced: The Audi RS 5

The design icon. One car with two distinct personalities. The Audi RS 5 Coupé and Audi RS 5 Sportback. #Audi #RS5 #AudiRS5 #AudiRS5Coupe #RS5Sportback #PerformanceIsAnAttitude Stay tuned for news from the Audi Universe: Audi.com: https://www.audi.com/en.html Audi MediaCenter: https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Audi.AG/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AudiOfficial LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/audi-ag/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/audiofficial -------------------- Audi RS 5 Coupé: Fuel consumption combined: 9.1 l/100 km; CO2-emissions combined: 208 g/km / Further information: www.audi.com/dat Audi RS 5 Sportback: Fuel consumption combined: 9.2 l/100 km; CO2-emissions combined: 209 g/km / Further information: www.audi.com/dat
12/06/19

Audi: Tilted World

Back to balance: We at Audi feel a particular sense of responsibility when it comes to the topic of sustainability. Our goal: a 30 % reduction in our CO2 footprint by 2025*. The fully electric e-tron models take us some of the way there. Find out more now – because every contribution counts. http://www.audi.com/sustainability_yt * = compared with reference year 2015 and over the entire product lifecycle. Further information on official fuel consumption figures and the official specific CO₂ emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the guide “Information on the fuel consumption, CO₂ emissions and electricity consumption of new cars”, which is available free of charge at all sales dealerships and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de). About Audi Youtube Channel: This is the home of “Vorsprung”! On this channel, you’ll find first-hand information on us as a company, innovations, and coverage of exciting model releases. Be prepared for fascinating formats and the reporting of important events. Subscribe for thrilling insights, diverse opinions and new perspectives on the brand with Four Rings and become a member of a worldwide community of automotive aficionados. Stay tuned for news from the Audi Universe: Audi.com: https://www.audi.com/en.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Audi.AG/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AudiOfficial Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/audi-ag/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/audiofficial/ Audi MediaCenter: https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en Imprint: https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/imprint-3697 Audi collection shop: https://shops.audi.com/en_GB/web/collection
12/04/19

The new Audi RS Q8 | What's up, Audi? #25

In this episode of #WhatsupAudi we present to you the new Audi RS Q8, an allrounder of the RS family. Also, we’ll talk about the ongoing electrification in the car industry. Audi RS Q8: https://www.audi.de/de/brand/de/neuwagen/q8/rs-q8.html The new Audi RS Q8 is perfect for all kinds of terrains, you can drive off-road or go on track for a great performance. This RS model features a lot of improvements, the “Mild Hybrid System” which enables the car to save fuel when reaching certain speed parameters is one of them. With adjustments to the tires and motor, it only needs 3.8 sec to accelerate to 100km/h and can reach a top speed of 305km/h. It’s optimal for daily drivers that look for efficiency but can also give you the fun when needed. While testing the car on the Nürburgring it was able to break the record for the fastest lap with an SUV with a time of 7 minutes 47 seconds. ITR is developing automated pit stops for DTM racing in order to create new possibilities for more efficient and safer maintenances. Also, you can order a Lamborghini Urus in your own custom colors now. With its new technology, it can apply 2 colors at the same time and therefore reduce the economic footprint. As Audi stands for “Vorsprung durch Technik” meaning progress with technology it was this year's sponsor of the World Robot Olympiad allowing young and bright minds of the future to present their skills. Audi is the first car manufacturer to give you a virtual factory tour called AudiStream. It guides you through the assembly of cars and answers all your questions! About Audi Youtube Channel: This is the home of “Vorsprung”! On this channel, you’ll find first-hand information on us as a company, innovations, and coverage of exciting model releases. Be prepared for fascinating formats and the reporting of important events. Subscribe for thrilling insights, diverse opinions and new perspectives on the brand with Four Rings and become a member of a worldwide community of automotive aficionados. Stay tuned for news from the Audi Universe: Audi.com: https://www.audi.com/en.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Audi.AG/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/AudiOfficial Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/audi-ag/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/audiofficial/ Audi MediaCenter: https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en" Imprint: https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/imprint-3697 Audi collection shop:https://shops.audi.com/en_GB/web/collection ---- Audi RS Q8: Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 12.1 (19.4 US mpg); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 277-276 (445.8 - 444.2 g/mi) Information on fuel/power consumption and CO2 emissions as well as efficiency classes in ranges depending on the tires and alloy wheel rims used.
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