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Oliver Hoffmann named new Member of the Board for Technical Development

Oliver Hoffmann will head Audi’s Technical Development. At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board appointed the division’s current Chief Operating Officer to the Board of Management of AUDI AG, effective March 1, 2021. CEO Markus Duesmann has been realigning Technical Development, fulfilling two roles since mid-June 2020 and placing a particular focus on process quality. Hoffmann has already played a key role in this process for the past nine months.

More powerful battery, longer range: upgrade for the Audi plug-in hybrids Q5, A6, and A7

Upgrade for the Audi plug-in hybrids Q5, A6, and A7 Sportback: The TFSI e models now come with even greater battery capacity. The lithium-ion battery now delivers 14.4 kWh net (17.9 kWh gross) and allows an increased electric range of up to 91 kilometers, measured in accordance with the NEDC cycle (73 km according to the WLTP). The A6 Avant is now also available as a 50 TFSI e quattro. Its price in Germany starts at EUR 61,790.

AUDI AG certified as Top Employer of 2021

After taking part in the certification for the first time, AUDI AG has been certified by the Top Employers Institute for 2021.

Artificial intelligence for greater sustainability and quality of life in cities: GREENTECH FESTIVAL and Audi give GREEN FUTURE Award to Zencity

The GREENTECH FESTIVAL and Audi as one of the founding partners of the sustainability platform created by Sven Krüger, Marco Voigt, and Nico Rosberg awarded the GREEN FUTURE award together for the first time as part of the world premiere of the Audi e-tron GT. The prize is part of the GREEN AWARDS of the festival and distinguishes projects and persons that promote environmentally compatible urbanization while making an important contribution to improving the quality of life and urban infrastructures at the same time. The award went to Tel Aviv–based start-up Zencity, which developed an algorithm that collects and analyzes social media posts and local news from cities.

Dynamic and high-caliber: the online world premiere of the Audi e-tron GT

With an energized driving demonstration and a world premiere featuring high-caliber participants, Audi has presented its new electric spearhead – the Audi e-tron GT. In two events on the digital Day of Progress, the Four Rings showcased the highlights of this fully electric Gran Turismo: dynamic driving performance, emotional design, and sustainability.
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Audi announces Board of Management for new company in China

Audi is laying down a further milestone in the establishment of a new cooperative enterprise with FAW, which will produce electric vehicles on the platform PPE (Premium Platform Electric) in Changchun from 2024 onwards. Today Audi and FAW announced the management team. Helmut Stettner, currently Plant Manager at the Audi site in Neckarsulm, will take on the role of CEO from 1 May.

Change of Plant Manager at Audi Neckarsulm: Helmut Stettner moves to China, successor Fred Schulze returns from China

After five years as Plant Manager at the Audi site in Neckarsulm, from 1 May 2021 Helmut Stettner will take on new duties in China, where he will be CEO of the PPE Company, newly founded by Audi and FAW. In this new function he will be responsible for setting up the company with its production plant in Changchun, which he will subsequently lead. From 2024 onwards, e-models for the Chinese market will be produced there, based on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) developed in cooperation with Porsche. In August 2020 Stettner already took over the establishment of the new company in China as its acting manager and guided this project in addition to his responsibilities in Neckarsulm. As Stettner’s successor, Fred Schulze will return to Neckarsulm. Since 2018 Schulze has been Executive Vice President for Production and Product Management at SAIC Volkswagen in Shanghai – a joint venture between China’s Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. and Volkswagen AG.

Audi Employees Were Inventive Again in 2020

Despite the coronavirus, in 2020 Audi employees once again demonstrated the potential of their ideas. Last year they submitted a total of 15,628 ideas in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm, exactly 9,265 of which were implemented. And a further figure is impressive: in 2020 AUDI AG saved more than 94.5 million euros through employees’ ideas. Of this, the company paid out 7.8 million euros in the form of bonuses to the employees.

Together for clean rivers: Audi Environmental Foundation, BABOR and everwave launch cleanup initiative

The Audi Environmental Foundation, German cosmetics manufacturer BABOR and green start-up everwave have joined forces to combat the worldwide pollution of rivers with plastic waste. The three partners are planning a joint initiative for 2021 with several projects spread throughout the year. These include information events, projects at the sites of the participating partners, and cleanup activities at various locations. To kick off the program, everwave’s CollectiX waste collection boat will collect waste floating in the Danube. BABOR and the Audi Environmental Foundation are supporting the use of this boat.

Digital transformation: “Audi spaces” enables learning and working in a virtual space

During the corona pandemic, everyone is talking about the home office. With “Audi spaces”, Audi has developed and introduced a virtual 3D world for learning and work. Audi employees can use this digital tool from their computers – in hugely varied ways: as a tool for learning and training, as a means of coaching and consulting, and for digital collaboration and communication.

New dual leadership at Audi Sport GmbH

An important new addition at Audi Sport GmbH: Dr. Sebastian Grams will complete the management team at the Audi high-performance operation starting March 1. He is assuming the helm of the subsidiary together with Managing Director Julius Seebach. Grams succeeds Oliver Hoffmann, who has headed Technical Development at Audi as Chief Operating Officer since July 2020 and also chairs the Advisory Board of Audi Sport GmbH.

Audi strengthens business in China: First majority interest held by Audi in new cooperation company for local electric car production with FAW

The brand with the Four Rings is deepening its partnership with FAW and laying the foundation for continued success in China. The Board of Management of Audi, Supervisory Board of the Volkswagen Group and Board of Management of the FAW Group confirmed that Changchun in the northeast of China will be the headquarters of the newly founded Audi-FAW company. This was announced today at the ceremonial signing in Changchun and Beijing. AUDI AG and Volkswagen Group China will receive a 60-percent share, making this company – founded for the local production of fully electric Audi models on the “Premium Platform Electric” (PPE) codeveloped with Porsche – the first cooperation company with a majority interest held by Audi in China.

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Electric mobility is becoming dynamic and fascinating, as proven by the Audi e-tron GT. The four-door coupé, which will be introduced on the market as an RS model at the same time (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km (62.1 mi): 20.2–19.3 (NEDC), combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi)*: 0), reinterprets the classic idea of the gran turismo: Its design is highly emotive, its technology is revolutionary. Two powerful electric motors provide confident electric all-wheel drive and stunning road performance. The high-voltage battery with a net energy content of 85 kWh enables ranges of up to 487 kilometers (302.6 mi) (for the Audi e-tron GT quattro**) to be achieved and can be recharged extremely quickly thanks to its 800-volt technology. Suspension, lights, controls, connection, or e-tron sport sound: The Audi e-tron GT quattro and the RS e-tron GT demonstrate accumulated technical expertise and the Audi brand’s passion for details.
Following the Q3 Sportback and the e-tron Sportback, Audi now presents its third crossover utility vehicle, or CUV: the Q5 Sportback. This coupé with dynamic lines addresses customers who appreciate not just an expressive design and technical innovation but also a sporty character and a high level of everyday usability. Topping the line is the SQ5 Sportback TDI. Its three-liter TDI offers concentrated power of 251 kW (341 PS) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque.
From the compact class to the full-size class: The Audi A3 Sportback TFSI e and the Audi Q8 TFSI e frame the plug-in hybrid range of the brand with the four rings. The new Q3 45 TFSI e and Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI e have also joined the ranks. They mark the first step into the world of electrified Q models. The sporty 45 TFSI e model will be added to the diverse portfolio of the A3 Sportback.
Audi has been consistently driving progress in lighting technology for more than 20 years. What used to serve exclusively for the safety now shapes the visual appearance of every Audi model with its combination of design and technology. And with the digitization of lighting technology, this perspective will change even further in the future: towards even more personalization and comprehensive external communication. The Audi TechTalk Light shows the Audi milestones in lighting technology and provides a deeper insight into the Audi philosophy on the subject of light as well as the latest lighting technologies, including an outlook for the future. Complete information and press material can be found here.

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The highlights of the Audi e-tron GT world premiere

The best of the Audi e-tron GT world premiere with testimonials Janelle Monáe, Tom Hardy and Stella McCartney.

Powerful, electric, exhilarating – the Audi e-tron GT

ascination, and innovation to form a technical work of art: its driving characteristics are founded on progressive engineering skill, the drive is pure fascination, and the design arose from the passion for beauty and perfection that is typical for Audi.

The emotional and classic design of the Audi e-tron GT

The design of the Audi e-tron GT is not an end in itself but rather the connection between form and function: In line with electric mobility, the design of the e-tron GT enables sophisticated aerodynamics – aesthetics thus also arise from efficiency. The e-tron GT deliberately adopts the established design elements of the e-tron, the first electric car from Audi, and refines them in a targeted manner. Audi RS e-tron GT: Combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km (62.1 mi)*: 20.2–19.3 (NEDC), 22.5–20.6 (WLTP); combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi)*: 0 Information on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions as well as efficiency classes in ranges depending on the tires and alloy wheel rims used.

Audi year review 2020

2020: "A year to forget", most people will think. But it is not that one-sided. The Audi year was stirring, full of change and yet we were able to set the tone. With the Audi rings keeping the distance, the brand created a symbol like hardly any other company for a responsible handling of Corona. Digital offers have found their way into our everyday life and ensured the cooperation of the many thousands of employees. Audi showed in the most difficult phase what the the four rings are made of. #futureisanattitude

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A story of progress: Linda Kurz

Progress can leave people speechless. Linda Kurz, Head of Product Marketing at Audi Sport, believes game-changers strike the balance between stunning design and state-of-the-art technology. She tells us about the moment when the two came together in the new Audi RS e-tron GT*. #Audi #etronGT #FutureIsAnAttitude -------------------- *Audi e-tron GT quattro Stromverbrauch kombiniert: 19.6-18.8 kWh / 100 km (NEDC); 21.6-19.9 kWH / 100 km / WLTP); Audi RS e-tron GU Stromverbrauch kombiniert 20.2 - 19.3 kWh / 100 km (NEDC); 22.5-20.6 kWH / 100 km / WLTP; CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 0 g / km. Informationen über den Kraftstoff Stromverbrauch und die CO2-Emissionen in Sparten, abhängig von der Ausstattung und dem Zubehör des Autos. Weitere Infos:

World Premiere: The Audi e-tron GT and RS Audi e-tron are here | What's up, Audi? #44

Todays episode of #WhatsupAudi​ is all about the World Premiere of the brand new Audi e-tron GT and RS Audi e-tron GT. We will show you all technical details as well as an in-depth look at the sustainable production and the interior of the new Audis. #Audi #VorsprungDurchTechnik #2021 You can find more details here:​ --- Welcome to the Audi YouTube channel, 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. Imprint:

A story of progress: Tom Klocker

Combining passion and performance. Tom Klocker, Audi ambassador and professional photographer and snowboarder, shares what attracts him to products and how the right technology enables his outdoor lifestyle. Focusing on being better and living life to the fullest in an environment that is protected for the future. It starts now. #Audi #etronGT #FutureIsAnAttitude -------------------- Audi e-tron GT quattro power consumption combined: 19.6-18.8 kWh/100km (NEDC); 21.6-19.9 kWh/100km (WLTP); Audi RS e-tron GT power consumption combined: 20.2 -19.3 kWh/100km (NEDC); 22.5 – 20.6 kWh/100km (WLTP); CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km. Information on fuel/electricity consumption and CO2 emissions in ranges depending on the equipment and accessories of the car. Further information: .
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