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Audi China: Peking

Audi has been active in China since 1988 and has been the leader in the country’s premium segment ever since. Since 2009, AUDI AG is represented in China by a one hundred percent subsidiary, Audi China in Beijing. The company has approximately 600 employees and coordinates the business partnership between AUDI AG, the FAW Group and the joint venture FAW Volkswagen. The chief executive of Audi China is Thomas Owsianski.
Audi China includes the divisions Audi China R&D, Brand Management and Sales & Marketing, Corporate Strategy and Planning, Audi China Purchasing and Quality/Technical Services.
Audi Sport customer racing Asia has been the organizer of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup since 2012. It is the only brand cup worldwide in which customers can race GT3 race cars.

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  • 03/14/19
    Company

    Audi in China

    Audi has been active in China since 1988 and has been the leader in the country’s premium segment ever since. AUDI AG is represented in China by a joint venture and a one hundred percent subsidiary, Audi China in Beijing.

Press Releases

  • 11/19/18
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    30 years of partnership in China: Audi and FAW start a model initiative

    Audi and First Automotive Works (FAW) are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their partnership this Monday. The approximately 650 guests at the anniversary event at the FAW plant in Changchun include representatives of the province of Jilin, of partner FAW, and of the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture, as well as members of the boards of management of Volkswagen AG and AUDI AG. Audi is further expanding its local research and development competencies in order to launch more China-specific model variants and digital services. The first electric car tailored for Chinese customers, the Audi Q2 L e-tron, will already be launched in 2019. Local production of the Audi e-tron will follow in 2020, one year after its market launch in China.
  • 08/01/18
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    Audi China prepares change in top management

    Thomas Owsianski is to take up the position of President of Audi China during the fourth quarter of 2018 as successor to Joachim Wedler, and will already be joining the top management team at Audi China from August 1, 2018. The 51-year-old manager was latterly Vice President Sales and Marketing of Volkswagen do Brasil Ltda. and, as First Executive Vice President, responsible for the Volkswagen brand in the South America region. Audi China President Joachim Wedler will be retiring in the fourth quarter after a successful career with the Audi Group spanning 34 years.
  • 09/19/17
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    Premium mobility service Audi on demand+ launches in Beijing

    With Audi on demand+ the brand with the Four Rings is now bringing the successful premium mobility concept for flexible use and exceptional service to Beijing. Users select the car desired from a range of prestigious top models from a high-performance vehicle to an upper class sedan. Customers can use their smartphones to book their preferred models and pay while on the move. A concierge service brings the car to the customer by request. The metropolis is the first location for Audi on demand+ in China, and plans call for the offering to become available in major medium and large-sized cities across China to form a regionwide mobility service network within the next years.
  • 01/17/17
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    AUDI AG and FAW Group sign strategic growth plan for China

    AUDI AG is set to further expand its business activities in the Chinese market: Together with its local partner FAW Group, the company has defined 21 key strategy fields with respective goals in a 10-year plan. Audi will significantly expand its model portfolio locally produced at FAW VW and enter new segments, including electrified automobiles. With a new dedicated company for mobility and digital services, the two partners want to advance their joint commitment in this expanding premium business segment. Furthermore Audi and FAW will intensify their collaboration in financial services aiming to serve the rapidly growing demand from Audi customers in this field. With this agenda for the future, Audi and FAW are laying the groundwork to continue the growth strategy of the four rings in China.
  • 11/14/16
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    Audi outlines growth plan for China business

    Audi has outlined a growth plan for its joint business with FAW Group for the next 10 years, setting the course for sustainable growth in the brand’s largest global market. The partners will intensify their cooperation in key future fields of the automobile industry.

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