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  • Audi A5 Cabriolet, Audi S5 Cabriolet
    02/20/17
    Models

    Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet

    The premiere of the new Audi A5 Cabriolet* completes the new generation of the A5 family. Up to four people can enjoy intense driving pleasure on board the open-top mid-sized model. The fully automatic acoustic hood opens and closes up to a speed of 50 km/h (31.1 mph). In the Audi S5 Cabriolet* a new six-cylinder turbocharged engine developing 354 hp and 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft) of torque ensures top performance.
  • 02/11/17
    Culture and Trends

    Berlinale 2017

    Audi has been one of the principal partners of the Berlin International Film Festival since 2014. As in the previous year, the Berlinale Audi Lounge will be the meeting place for the festival experience beyond the cinema chair. The “Berlinale Open House” discussion program presented in the Audi Berlinale Lounge will host many exciting talks with prominent guests.
  • 02/05/17
    Sports

    FIS Alpine World Ski Championships St. Moritz 2017

    For the seventh time Audi accompanies the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships as presenting sponsor. In St. Moritz, Audi presents itself as a partner of the athletes and as a host for fans and visitors from around the world: The four rings shape the image of the Swiss holiday resort for two weeks with the start house, barriers, finish arch, awards ceremony backdrop, number vests, shuttle cars and exhibition vehicles.
  • 01/09/17
    Audi MediaCenter

    NAIAS Detroit 2017

    Audi is kicking off the new year with three highlights: with the Audi Q8 concept car, the premium carmaker is previewing a future production model at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. At the same time, the brand with the four rings is celebrating the world premiere of the Audi SQ5 TFSI* and publicly presenting the A5/S5 Cabriolet* for the first time.
  • 11/17/16
    Company

    Audi TechDay Smart Factory

    Audi is making its production fit for the future with the smart factory. In this factory of the future, big data – the creation and intelligent connection of large volumes of data – will facilitate data driven and thus highly flexible and highly efficient manufacturing. A method of production in which Audi might no longer build its cars on an assembly line but according to a radically new, disruptive concept is modular assembly. In addition to this major project, Audi is pursuing many other exciting projects for the production of the future – from the application of virtual reality glasses to metal 3D printing.
  • 11/17/16
    Sports

    WEC Bahrain 2016

    Audi is ending an era. On Saturday, November 19, not only the current season of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will end in Bahrain but also Audi ceasing its Le Mans sports prototype program after 18 years.
  • 11/14/16
    Models

    Audi Q5

    Audi presents another successful model: Sales for the second generation of the Audi Q5 begin at the start of 2017. The SUV with the four rings combines the sportiness of an Audi sedan with a multifaceted character and a highly flexible interior. Whether in its connectivity, efficiency or driver assistance systems – the new Audi Q5 once again sets standards in its segment.
  • 11/03/16
    Sports

    WEC Shanghai 2016

    For Audi, an important race is coming up before its imminent withdrawal from the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Once a year, the LMP sports cars visit China – the company’s largest market.
  • 10/14/16
    Sports

    DTM Hockenheim Finale 2016

    At the Hockenheimring, Audi won the two final races of the DTM and secured the Manufacturers' and Teams' titles.
  • 10/14/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Finale Hockenheim 2016

    The finale in the 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup promises suspense galore. Four young talents still have chances of winning the title. In the rookies’ classification, the decision is still pending as well. In the guest entrants’ group, the grid will again include two high-caliber celebrities, actor Jimi Blue Ochsenknecht and YouTube star Tim Burton alias Shmee150. The races in the Audi one-make cup will be held as part of the DTM supporting program on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16.
  • 10/12/16
    Sports

    WEC Fuji 2016

    The decisive stage in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has started. Within the space of five weeks, Asia is going to host three rounds that will produce the title decisions. Audi is traveling to Japan as the runner-up in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ standings.
  • 10/04/16
    Models

    Audi R8 Spyder

    Spectacular design and breathtaking dynamics, combined with the allure of open-top driving – Audi presents the second generation of the R8 Spyder. Its 540-hp V10 engine provides breathtaking performance and a sound that will move you.
  • 09/30/16
    Company

    AUDI AG opens automobile plant in Mexico

    A new plant goes online: On September 30, 2016, Audi dedicated its new production site in San José Chiapa, Mexico (state of Puebla) – the 12th plant in the Audi production network. Audi is producing the premium Audi Q5 SUV for the global market on a production site measuring 400 hectares (988.4 acres). This will be the first time the company has produced a model for the global market at a location outside of the European continent. The most advanced production site in the Audi world is also located at the highest elevation of any of the company's sites, at 2,400 meters (7,874.0 ft).
  • 09/29/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Paris 2016

    Audi is taking the wraps off a glittering array of new products at the motor show in Paris. Sporty, efficient, stylish and with high everyday usability – it has the right offering for every customers. The Ingolstadt carmaker is showing the new Audi Q5 and the new Audi RS 3 Sedan to an international audience for the very first time. Other models in the limelight include the Audi A5 and Audi S5 Sportback, flanked by an array of other models from the brand with the four rings.
  • 09/23/16
    Sports

    DTM Budapest 2016

    39,500 spectators saw a strong performance of the Audi team at the Hungaroring with positions one to six on Saturday and a 1-2 victory on Sunday.
  • 09/23/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Budapest 2016

    The question of who is going to win the title in the Audi Sport TT Cup may already be decided at the Hungaroring. On the sixth of seven race weekends, two stars from the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), Chaz Davies and Xavier Forés, will be on the grid as guest entrants. The races in the Audi one-make cup will be held as part of the DTM supporting program on Saturday, September 24, and on Sunday, September 25.
  • 09/15/16
    Sports

    WEC Austin 2016

    Audi led the first half of round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with both R18 cars in commanding style. But in the end, its strong performance, with a trophy for second place, did not produce the desired reward.
  • 09/09/16
    Models

    Audi TT RS Coupé and Audi TT RS Roadster

    400 hp power output, from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.7 seconds, top speed of up to 280 km/h (174.0 mph): With the new aluminum five-cylinder engine, the TT RS Coupé and TT RS Roadster deliver outstanding performance. Available for the first time in a series-production Audi: Matrix OLED rear lights. Like the Audi virtual cockpit and the comprehensive infotainment range, they once again stand for “Vorsprung durch Technik.”
  • 09/09/16
    Sports

    DTM Nürburgring 2016

    72,500 spectators experienced a tremendous anniversary weekend of the DTM at the Nürburgring that ended on Sunday in an Audi show, with Edoardo Mortara clinching his third victory this season in the Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM. The victory in the DTM’s 50th visit to the Nürburgring also marked the 50th triumph of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline that brought all four cars into the points on Sunday.
  • 09/07/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Nürburgring 2016

    The summer vacation period is about to end in most German federal states, and in the Audi Sport TT Cup, the eight-week summer break will be over this weekend. The international junior talents will be back on track. At the Nürburgring, as part of the DTM’s supporting program, a race of the Audi one-make cup will be held on each Saturday and Sunday.
  • 09/05/16
    Technology

    TechDay Connectivity

    Intelligent networking is a key for the future of the automobile. Already a leader in this area, Audi continues to expand its lead – with the first car-to-x services from Audi connect, with new infotainment modules and the high-precision digital map from HERE for piloted driving. Audi customers will enjoy even more comfortable, safe and efficient mobility in the connected cars of tomorrow.
  • 08/30/16
    Sports

    WEC Mexico 2016

    The premiere of the FIA WEC in Mexico City was more than varied. As previously at the Nürburgring, Audi fought a close battle for victory with Porsche.
  • 08/20/16
    Sports

    DTM Moscow 2016

    The DTM raced on the Moscow Raceway in Russia already for the fourth time.
  • 07/26/16
    Sports

    24h Spa 2016

    The 24 Hours of Spa is the major iconic event on the international GT3 racing calendar. This year, the race will be held from 30 to 31 July. Audi is now going to meet with fierce competition again and is represented by more customer racing teams than ever before.
  • 07/24/16
    Models

    Audi Q2

    Whether it is used for an off-road adventure or for everyday driving in a big city – the Audi Q2* is the all-round vehicle. Youthful and provocative in its styling and with all sorts of high-tech equipment on-board, it is now being presented to the public at the Geneva International Motor Show.
  • 07/21/16
    Sports

    WEC Nürburgring 2016

    Audi is traveling to round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) full of expectations. The series’ only German round at the Nürburgring is on the calendar on July 24.
  • 07/16/16
    Models

    Audi A5 and S5 Coupé

    Audi revolutionized its mid-size class in 2007 with the A5. The Ingolstadt-based carmaker created a work of art that took fans around the world by storm. Nine years later marks the launch of the second generation – with a new, honed look and high tech everywhere. The new generation of the A5 Coupé* is athletic, sporty and elegant. Its design goes hand in hand with sophisticated aerodynamics. Under the skin the A5 impresses with an all-new chassis, powerful engines, and innovative infotainment features and driver assistance systems.
  • 07/15/16
    Sports

    DTM Zandvoort 2016

    If there’s a particular DTM event all Audi drivers equally rave about, it’s Zandvoort. The tradition-steeped circuit on the North Sea coast has been an integral element of the DTM since 2001. Following a disappointment on Saturday, Jamie Green celebrated a commanding victory on Sunday. Edoardo Mortara completed Audi’s triumph with a third place.
  • 07/12/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Zandvoort 2016

    For the first time in its short history, the Audi Sport TT Cup appears in the Netherlands. At the legendary Zandvoort track Dutch prince Bernhard van Oranje (NL) is on parade. Two top-class athletes will challenge him: Adrien Théaux (F) and Peter Fill (I) from the Audi FIS Ski World Cup.
  • 06/24/16
    Sports

    DTM Norisring 2016

    Following the Le Mans 24 Hours, next weekend (June 25/26) will be fully focused on the DTM again at Audi Sport. On the agenda: the season’s pinnacle event at the Norisring in Nuremberg.
  • 06/23/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Norisring 2016

    Following its visit to the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the Audi Sport TT Cup is back on familiar ground. As part of the DTM’s supporting program round three of the 2017 season in the Audi one-make cup will be held at the Norisring.
  • 06/10/16
    Sports

    24h Le Mans 2016

    Never before has Audi made so much out of so little: In its 18th Le Mans participation since 1999, Audi has less fuel energy at its disposal than ever before – and less than its competitors, as specified by the regulations. Still, the new Audi R18 LMP sports car is to battle for the top spot on June 18 and 19 thanks to notable efficiency.
  • 06/06/16
    Models

    Audi S4

    From 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.7 seconds with fuel consumption of 7.3 liters of fuel per 100 km (32.2 U mpg) – the new Audi S4 Sedan as well as the new Audi S4 Avant are advancing to the peak of the competitive field with strong performance and exemplary efficiency. Its newly developed turbo V6 engine outputs 260 kW (354 hp). New solutions in networking and assistance systems round out its features. Audi is transferring many technologies from the full-size class into the mid-size class.
  • 06/03/16
    Sports

    DTM Lausitzring 2016

    With the DTM, the motorcycles of the SUPERBIKE*IDM, the Porsche Carrera Cup, ADAC Formula 4 and the ADAC GT Masters spectators are going to experience a true motorsport festival that can be followed in social media under the hashtag #Motorsportfestival
  • 05/26/16
    Sports

    24h Nürburgring 2016

    The biggest racing spectacle in Germany has upped the ante once more. For the first time, Audi will be present with nine R8 LMS cars in the field of the Nürburgring 24 Hours.
  • 05/23/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Nürburgring 2016

    The Audi Sport TT Cup is celebrating a premiere: for the first time, two rounds of the Audi one-make cup will be held in conjunction with the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring.
  • 05/20/16
    Sports

    DTM Spielberg 2016

    Audi Sport scored three of six possible podium results in the two Austrian DTM races.
  • 05/13/16
    Models

    Audi A3

    The success model from Audi has become even more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the starting line with new driver assistance systems and engines as well as newly designed headlights and taillights. Also new on board is the innovative operating and display concept, the Audi virtual cockpit. The new A3 is available as a three-door version*, a Sportback*, a Sedan* and as a Cabriolet*. The sport version of the Audi S3* comes with numerous innovations and has enhanced its dynamic potential even further. With the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron* and the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron* the A3 series offers the most versatile line of drive systems in the premium compact segment.
  • 05/12/16
    Company

    Annual General Meeting 2016

    At the AUDI AG Annual General Meeting, the Board of Management explains the key figures of the previous fiscal year and informs the shareholders about current developments at the company. We make all the important information about the annual meeting of AUDI AG shareholders available to you in this area. Watch the Livestream here.
  • 05/06/16
    Sports

    DTM Hockenheim 2016

    Following a long winter break, racing will finally start in earnest again for Audi Sport’s DTM squad. The Hockenheimring in Baden-Wuerttemberg will be hosting the first two races of the new DTM season on May 7 and 8.
  • 05/05/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Hockenheim 2016

    The waiting comes to an end, as the Audi Sport TT Cup starts into its second season. The Hockenheimring in Baden-Wuerttemberg will be hosting the first two season races of the one-make cup on May 7 and 8.
  • 05/05/16
    Sports

    WEC Spa 2016

    Audi has great plans for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday, May 7.
  • 05/02/16
    Company

    Audi Late Light Show

    Audi is to present an impressive 3D video mapping light show at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt in advance of the world premiere of the new Audi A5 Coupe. On six consecutive evenings starting on Wednesday, May 25, visitors will be able to enjoy a spectacular light show by the renowned Hungarian group of artists “Maxin10sity.” Everyone is invited to the show – art fans, Audi employees and their families, as well as people from the region and beyond – when the 2,300-square-meter surface of the building on the Audi Piazza is transformed into a unique work of art during the “Audi Late Light Show.” Entry will be free of charge.
  • 05/02/16
    Models

    Audi SQ7 TDI

    With 320 kW (435 hp) and 900 Nm (663.8 lb ft) of torque, the new Audi SQ7 TDI* is the most powerful diesel SUV on the market. It also leads the competition in numerous other technical fields. Its redesigned 4.0 TDI engine features a world first: An electric powered compressor gives the SQ7 TDI outstanding off-the-line performance. Yet it consumes on average 7.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (32.7 US mpg).
  • 04/25/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Beijing 2016

    At Auto China 2016 in Beijing, Audi presents the Audi connected mobility concept, a concept car based on the Audi Q3, the brand’s urban compact SUV. The concept offers sporty and multi-functional mobility for megacities with dense traffic and road restrictions. Tailored to markets with growing urbanization such as China, this lifestyle concept was developed at Audi Research & Development in Beijing and focuses on young, progressive drivers.
  • 04/15/16
    Sports

    WEC Silverstone 2016

    Audi will start to its fifth season in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on April 17. On the 5.891-kilometer track at Silverstone near the UK town of Northampton, the brand will be contesting the season opener with two new LMP1 race cars.
  • 04/01/16
    Models

    Audi A4 allroad quattro

    The new Audi A4 allroad quattro* is the most expressive way to drive an A4. It combines extroverted, customized design with maximum functionality. Its standard quattro drive combined with powerful and efficient engines makes it the perfect companion in any situation. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Annual Press Conference of AUDI AG 2016

    On the occasion of its Annual Press Conference on March 15, 2017 in Ingolstadt, AUDI AG will present the key figures for the year 2016 and will also provide an outlook for this year. The press conference will be live-streamed. Following the speeches of the Board Members, Audi will broadcast the Q&A session for the first time.
  • 03/01/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Geneva 2016

    Audi strengthens its presence in the booming SUV segment. At the Geneva Motor Show, the brand is unveiling the compact Audi Q2* – an urban car for everyday driving and leisure with a progressive design and youthful charm. It is flanked by two new top models at its world debut – the Audi S4 Avant* and the Audi RS Q3 performance.
  • 02/17/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Tech Day quattro 2016

    The new quattro with ultra technology combines driving dynamics and safety with high efficiency, making the all-wheel drive system fit for the future. The system is designed for numerous Audi models with longitudinally mounted front engines. An initial variant will debut in the new Audi A4 allroad quattro* in mid-2016. The development goal of quattro with ultra technology is an all-wheel drive system optimized for efficiency with no discernible differences to permanent systems with respect to traction and driving dynamics. The system should set benchmarks in its class for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, particularly under everyday conditions. The all-wheel drive system’s intelligent control works predictively, always looking ahead by means of a comprehensive array of sensors and the continuous analysis of the driving dynamics, road condition and driver behavior data collected. Consequently, the quattro all-wheel drive system is always ready when needed. During standard operation at low loads without the risk of wheel slip, the new quattro taps into all the advantages of front-wheel drive.
  • 02/02/16
    Culture and Trends

    Berlinale 2016

    Audi has been one of the principal partners of the Berlin International Film Festival since 2014. As in the previous year, the Berlinale Audi Lounge will be the meeting place for the festival experience beyond the cinema chair. The “Berlinale Open House” discussion program presented in the Audi Berlinale Lounge will host many exciting talks with prominent guests.
  • 01/11/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    NAIAS 2016

    Audi at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2016 in Detroit
  • 01/06/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    CES 2016

    Audi at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas
  • 11/28/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport Finale 2015

    The new Audi R18 was presented at the Audi Sport Finale in Munich.
  • 11/25/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro

    It accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 6.2 seconds, yet consumes just 1.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (130.7 US mpg). The Audi Q7 e-tron quattro is as sporty as it is comfortable and at the same time particularly efficient. In all-electric mode, it has a range of up to 56 kilometers (34.8 mi) while producing zero local emissions. It is the world’s first plug-in hybrid with a V6 TDI engine and quattro drive.
  • 11/19/15
    Sports

    WEC Bahrain 2015

    Audi has kept the decision in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) open up to the finale. In Bahrain, Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer und Benoît Tréluyer will be battling for the World Championship driver’s title this weekend.
  • 11/09/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi battery technology

    Audi covers every key area in developing high-voltage batteries for its plug-in hybrid models and electric cars. Its expertise spans cell development, the arranging of the cells into modules, the operating strategies during driving operation, and use of the battery after the end of its service life in the car. The emphasis is on lithium-ion battery systems, which are put together using a flexible, modular concept.
  • 11/09/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi electrification technology

    Audi is systematically driving forward the electrification of its cars – including below the new high-voltage models. The new mild hybrids are set to make inroads into the model range on a broad front – in ten years’ time, Audi aims to offer all new models with this technology, with the exception of the e-tron lineup. The current 12‑volt electrical system and, above all, the new 48‑volt system offer many ways of making driving even sportier, more comfortable and more efficient.
  • 11/09/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi e-fuels

    Audi is designing the mobility of the future in which environmentally friendly produced electricity plays a key role. It not only powers the electric motors in the e-tron models, it is also the powerhouse behind certain Audi e‑fuels: climate-friendly alternative fuels for combustion engines. Audi produces fuels that do not depend on petroleum, that bind as much CO₂ during their production as they emit during combustion. They are known as Audi e‑gas, Audi e‑diesel, Audi e‑gasoline and Audi e‑ethanol. With Audi e‑gas, Audi already offers A3 g-tron* customers climate-neutral mobility.
  • 11/09/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi fuel cell technology

    Dramatic, highly efficient and clean: Audi is taking a unique approach typical of the brand when it comes to fuel cell technology. Here again the energy chain is based on sustainably generated electricity.
  • 10/30/15
    Sports

    WEC Shanghai 2015

    At Shanghai, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer achieved third place and, as a result, continue to maintain second place in the drivers’ world championship before the finale.
  • 10/14/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Finale Hockenheim 2015

    The grand season finale of the Audi Sport TT Cup was held at the Hockenheimring. Three drivers still had a chance of clinching the first championship title in the new Audi one-make cup. The Pole Jan Kisiel became the title-winner. The guest entrants’ field saw a race between two Audi factory drivers – Marco Bonanomi (I) and René Rast (D) – from the Le Mans squad. The duel ended with a draw.
  • 10/14/15
    Sports

    DTM Finale Hockenheim 2015

    At the DTM finale at Hockenheim, Audi celebrated a 1-2 victory on Saturday and a 1-2-3 victory on Sunday.
  • 10/09/15
    Models

    The new Audi A4 Avant

    The new-generation Audi A4 and A4 Avant are a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the segment.
  • 10/09/15
    Sports

    WEC Fuji 2015

    For the sixth consecutive time, Audi has clinched a podium finish with Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer in round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC at Fuji.
  • 09/25/15
    Sports

    DTM Nürburgring 2015

    Miguel Molina celebrated his first DTM victory at the Nürburgring. For Audi it was victory no. 8 in race 16 of the 2015 season.
  • 09/25/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Nürburgring 2015

    The Audi Sport TT Cup started to approach its first season finale. The Nürburgring hosted the fifth of six race weekends in the inaugural season of the one-make cup. Overall leader Jan Kisiel won both races.
  • 09/18/15
    Sports

    WEC Austin 2015

    At the Circuit of The Americas in Austin/Texas begins the second part of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship season. Audi drivers Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer travel to North America as leaders in driver's championship.
  • 09/15/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi at the IAA 2015

    At the 2015 International Motor Show (IAA) Audi is presenting many different new products. The main focus is on the new A4 model line and the near-production Audi e-tron quattro concept car – a sporty SUV with an all-electric drive. The company is also offering visitors glimpses of the future in four of the brand’s focal themes – Audi Sport, quattro, Audi Technologies and Audi ultra – and is presenting the entire range of its drive system concepts.
  • 09/11/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Oschersleben 2015

    The Audi Sport TT Cup started the second half of its inaugural season. At Oschersleben, the Pole Jan Kisiel was the dominating driver. The Pole celebrated two victories and claimed the overall lead from Nicolaj Møller Madsen.
  • 09/11/15
    Sports

    DTM Oschersleben 2015

    A meager amount of points scored, but a more effective ‘weight diet’ for Audi in the DTM: Following the two races at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, the Audi RS 5 DTM cars will be allowed to unload weight for the final spurt in the thrilling battle for the title.
  • 09/04/15
    Models

    The new Audi A4

    The new-generation Audi A4* and A4 Avant* are a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the segment.
  • 08/28/15
    Sports

    DTM Moscow 2015

    In the Russian rounds of the DTM, Mike Rockenfeller won the second race on Sunday. Mattias Ekström regained the lead in the Drivers Championship and Audi first place in the Manufacturers Championship.
  • 08/28/15
    Sports

    WEC Nürburgring 2015

    Germany hosts the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for the first time on the last weekend of August. The Audi drivers Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer arrive at the Nürburgring as championship leaders.
  • 07/31/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Spielberg 2015

    The third race weekend of the Audi Sport TT Cup had a touch of winter – figuratively speaking. The ski superstars Felix Neureuther (D), Marcel Hirscher (A) and Aksel Lund Svindal (N) were on the grid at Spielberg, Austria, on August 1 und 2. Jan Kisiel (PL) and Alexis van de Poele (B) became race winners.
  • 07/31/15
    Sports

    DTM Spielberg 2015

    The Red Bull Ring at Spielberg, Austria, will be the venue of the next two DTM races during the first weekend in August. Audi is traveling to Styria with a one-two lead in the drivers’ standings and as the leading manufacturer.
  • 07/27/15
    Sports

    Audi Cup 2015

    Four matches with top-flight soccer clubs on two days – that’s the Audi Cup. Four big names in international soccer will be meeting at the Munich Allianz Arena on August 4 and 5 at the event billed as ‘In close touch with the best.’
  • 07/17/15
    Sports

    24h Spa 2015

    Audi celebrated the next podium successes of the new Audi R8 LMS at Spa. Audi Sport Team WRT with Nico Müller, Stéphane Ortelli and Frank Stippler clinched second place in a race that was hard-fought from lights to flag. Christian Mamerow, Christopher Mies and Nicki Thiim secured third place for Audi Sport Team Phoenix.
  • 07/09/15
    Models

    The new Audi R8

    The previous model was already the sporty vanguard of the brand – and this applies to the second generation Audi R8* even more. The newly conceptualized high-performance sports car has been made even tauter and stronger, both on and off the race track. Embodied in its DNA is know-how acquired in the numerous car racing successes that Audi has achieved over the years – primarily in endurance racing events. The sport prototypes have won the 24 hours of Le Mans 13 times since 2000, and the R8 LMS contributed seven more overall victories in 24 hour races since 2009.
  • 07/06/15
    Sports

    DTM Zandvoort 2015

    In front of 31,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Audi maintained its one-two lead in the DTM drivers’ standings and first place in the DTM manufacturers’ classification.
  • 06/29/15
    Models

    The new Audi A4

    The new-generation Audi A4* and A4 Avant* are a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the segment. During the development work, high priority was placed on the reduction of CO2 emissions. All technologies were focused on reducing drive resistance.
  • 06/25/15
    Company

    Mission to the Moon

    Audi is taking off for the moon – together with the Part-Time Scientists. Nearly 45 years after NASA’s Apollo 17 completed the last manned mission to the moon, the cooperating partners have selected the old landing site of Apollo 17 as the new target. The group of German engineers in the Part-Time Scientists team is working within the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to transport an unmanned rover onto the moon. Audi is supporting the Part-Time Scientists with its know-how in several fields of technology – from quattro all-wheel drive and lightweight construction to electric mobility and piloted driving.
  • 06/18/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Norisring 2015

    Nicolaj Møller Madsen (DK) has won race two in the Audi Sport TT Cup at the Norisring. Following three podium places, the Dane secured his first victory in round four of the season, and after the second of six race weekends, is leading the drivers’ standings. Shaun Thong (HK) won the first race on Saturday.
  • 06/18/15
    Sports

    DTM Norisring 2015

    In front of 123,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Audi defended its lead of the DTM standings. Jamie Green from Audi Sport Team Rosberg remains the front runner in spite of a setback in the race. He has an eleven-point advantage over Mattias Ekström from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, who finished in fourth place after an impressive race.
  • 06/12/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Innovative technologies in the new Audi R8 model family

    At Audi, race cars and production cars have a lot in common in many technology areas – including their controls and displays. The best example is the similarity between the sport prototype Audi R18 e-tron quattro and the new production sports car, the Audi R8*. Their steering wheels and digital displays share a lot of common features. The high-performance sports car, which will go on sale in late summer, is part of a sporty model family together with the GT race car, the Audi R8 LMS, and the battery-electric powered Audi R8 e-tron. In its latest evolutionary stage, the Audi R8 offers more power, speed and endurance.
  • 06/07/15
    Sports

    24h Le Mans 2015

    Audi has continued its string of podium results in the 24-hour race at Le Mans but missed taking the 14th victory it was aiming for in the world’s most famous endurance race in positions three, four and seven.
  • 05/24/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    CES Asia 2015

    The car of tomorrow is an integral part of the networked world. At CES Asia, Audi is showing how digital features can be systematically integrated into the automobile while considering the special market requirements of Asia. Today, there is a growing focus on technology fields related to automotive electronics. Lighting technologies, infotainment and connectivity, operating and display concepts as well as driver assistance systems and piloted driving.
  • 05/22/15
    Company

    Annual General Meeting 2015

    At the AUDI AG Annual General Meeting, the Board of Management explains the key figures of the previous fiscal year and informs the shareholders about current developments at the company. We make all the important information about the annual meeting of AUDI AG shareholders available to you in this area.
  • 05/22/15
    Sports

    DTM Lausitzring 2015

    Seldom has a brand been as dominant on a DTM weekend as this time: 60,000 spectators witnessed an impressive showing by the Audi RS 5 DTM at the Lausitzring. The one-two-three-four win on Saturday evening was followed by an even greater Audi triumph in positions one to five on Sunday afternoon.
  • 05/14/15
    Sports

    Nürburgring 24 Hours 2015

    The Audi R8 LMS managed a brilliant 24-hour racing debut by clinching victory at the Nürburgring. Audi only unveiled its GT3 race car ten weeks ago – now the production-based sports car impressed in a tough battle that lasted up to the last hour of the race. In the end, Audi Sport Team WRT with Christopher Mies/Nico Müller/Edward Sandström/Laurens Vanthoor (D/CH/S/B) was 40 seconds faster than the BMW Team Marc VDS.
  • 05/08/15
    Models

    Lighter, more efficient and full of high-tech - The new Audi Q7

    Luxurious comfort, the largest interior in the segment and a weight saving of up to 325 kilograms (716.5 lb) – the new edition of the Q7 from Audi sets new standards. Its innovative assistance and infotainment systems take the large SUV to the front of the pack. Its new engines consume significantly less fuel than the previous model. In the Audi Q7 3.0 TDI e-tron quattro the brand with the four rings for the first time combines an efficient plug-in hybrid drive with quattro permanent all-wheel drive.
  • 04/30/15
    Sports

    DTM Hockenheim 2015

    Audi managed a near-perfect start of the new DTM season. Jamie Green won the first race on Saturday, Mattias Ekström the second one on Sunday. Audi clinched the lead in all three classifications of the DTM (drivers, manufacturers, teams).
  • 04/30/15
    Sports

    WEC Spa 2015

    Following the thrilling season opener of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Great Britain, Audi was unbeatable again in Belgium. On the challenging track at Spa, Marcel Fässler (CH), André Lotterer (D) and Benoît Tréluyer (F) proved their class again on clinching their second victory this season and tenth WEC success in total.
  • 04/29/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup Hockenheim 2015

    The Audi Sport TT Cup has gone through its baptism of fire with flying colors. In the world premiere of the Audi one-make cup held as part of the DTM Festival at the Hockenheimring, 24 starters demonstrated the sportiness of the Audi TT* as a racing version. The first race was won by the Austrian Marc Coleselli, the second one by Den­nis Marschall.
  • 04/16/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Auto Shanghai 2015

    With an e-tron sales initiative, Audi is paving the way for even more success in China: in 2016 the company will introduce two new models with plug in hybrid drive systems to the market. Both models – the Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro and the Audi A6 L e-tron – are having their world premiere at Auto Shanghai. The Audi prologue allroad show car also offers a glimpse into the future of Audi’s design language.
  • 04/13/15
    Models

    Audi RS 3 Sportback

    Hot, throaty sound, exhilaratingly free-revving and brawny power – the five cylinder engines from Audi are legendary. 270 kW (367 hp) output and 465 Nm (343.0 lb ft) of torque – Audi presents the new RS 3 Sportback, the most powerful compact car in the premium segment. With its powerful five cylinder, turbocharged engine, the five door model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.3 seconds, and its top speed can be increased to 280 km/h (174.0 mph) upon request.
  • 04/09/15
    Sports

    WEC Silverstone 2015

    Audi Sport managed a dream start of the 2015 motorsport year. In the season opener of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer took victory after a thrilling six-hour race in which the lead kept changing and was fiercely contested.
  • 03/10/15
    Company

    Annual press conference 2015

    As part of the Annual Press Conference, we provide you with extensive information on the performance of the business as well as on the earnings, net worth and financial position of the Audi Group. Each year on this occasion we invite international journalists and multipliers to our headquarters in Ingolstadt and publish the Audi Annual Report with all relevant data, facts and figures.
  • 03/03/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    85th International Motor Show Geneva 2015

    Seventh heaven: From March 5 to 15, Audi will be showing seven impressive new models at the International Motor Show in Geneva. Alongside the Audi prologue Avant concept car, the Audi stand at Europe’s biggest auto show of 2015 will also exhibit four new Audi R8 models. The Audi Q7 e-tron quattro marks the arrival of the first plug in hybrid in the Q model series. Meanwhile, the Audi RS 3 Sportback sits proudly on the podium as the most powerful premium compact car in the world.

Recent Press Releases

  • 02/23/17
    Audi MediaCenter
    New

    The new Audi A5 and Audi S5 Cabriolet

  • 02/20/17
    Sports

    Audi supports FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti

    From the downhill run to the cross-country skiing trail, from Switzerland to Finland: Audi is an official sponsor of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti starting this Wednesday. Most recently, the brand had supported the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz as Presenting Sponsor.
  • 02/19/17
    Sports

    Successful Alpine World Ski Championships for Audi in St. Moritz

    Two weeks of highlights on and off the ski slopes: During the 44th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz (Switzerland) Audi once again underpinned its position as a strong partner of international skiing. Along the Corviglia world championship course, the brand with the four rings was featured as a constant companion of the Alpine competitions and thrilled visitors off the slopes with quattro experiences on snow and ice.
  • 02/19/17
    Sports

    Podium for Audi driver di Grassi in Buenos Aires

    Audi factory driver Lucas di Grassi on clinching third place in Buenos Aires (Argentina) maintained his second place in the Formula E standings. His teammate Daniel Abt in race three of the fully electric racing series shone with a comeback drive from grid position 16 to seventh place.
  • 02/18/17
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Short Film Award goes to Lebanese director Karam Ghossein

    Lebanese director Karam Ghossein has won the Audi Short Film Award, along with its €20,000 cash prize. In the Berlinale Shorts section, he swayed the international short film jury with his film “Street of Death.” The wide-ranging program at the Audi Berlinale Lounge also generated a great deal of interest during the Berlinale. Attracting more than 6,000 visitors, the Lounge was once again the central meeting place for film aficionados. This year the Lounge featured discussions on current movies, debates about new technologies and the popular Berlinale Lounge Nights.
  • 02/17/17
    Company

    Audi receives Industrial Inclusion Prize

    For the exemplary integration of people with physical disabilities, AUDI AG has been awarded the 2016 Industrial Inclusion Prize in the large company category. At its plants in Germany in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm, the company employs 3,100 people with disabilities, or 5.8 percent of the workforce. Together with the University of St. Gallen, Audi has carried out a comprehensive scientific evaluation of its integration process and has derived further specific steps to be taken.
  • 02/15/17
    Company

    Audi wins VDA Logistics Award for automated vehicle transport

    A prize for a pioneering achievement: Audi has won the Logistics Award for 2017 from the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) in recognition of its FTS driverless vehicle transport system. The autonomously operating system has been in production operation at the Ingolstadt site since the beginning of the year. The parking robot named Ray sorts up to 2,000 cars per day for loading onto railway freight cars. This application is the only one of its kind to date in the automotive industry.
  • 02/14/17
    Sports

    Loïc Duval: “I’d like to mount the podium in the DTM”

    A new challenge for Loïc Duval: Following five years with Audi in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), a title win and a Le Mans victory, the 34-year-old Frenchman is switching to the DTM in 2017. In an interview, Duval talks about his initial impressions in the Audi RS 5 DTM and the feeling of being a rookie again.
  • 02/14/17
    Company

    Audi achieves further growth in Europe and North America

    AUDI AG delivered around 124,000 cars to customers in January. In particular, demand continued to rise in Europe (up 3.1% to 61,800 units) and North America (up 11.8% to 16,200 units). Sales in China fell by 35.3% to 35,181 cars. In the last month, Audi established a long-term, strategic growth plan for the coming decade together with its Chinese partner FAW. Against this background the Chinese Audi dealers had planned a restrained business volume at the start of the year. This temporary development in China also affected the global sales balance: Worldwide deliveries fell by 13.5 percent compared with the record-breaking figures for the prior-year month.
  • 02/10/17
    Audi MediaCenter

    Gold for Audi Q2 in the German Design Award competition

    The Audi Q2* has won the gold in the German Design Award. At the award ceremony today in Frankfurt am Main, the compact SUV secured the highest award for “Excellent Production Design – Transportation.”
  • 02/10/17
    Models

    New engine and an even sharper look: Update for the Audi RS 3 Sportback

    The new Audi RS 3 Sportback* completes the Ingolstadt premium automaker’s sporty vanguard in the compact segment. Following the world premiere of the RS 3 Sedan* at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, the RS 3 Sportback now stands poised to make its entry at the Geneva International Motor Show. With the most powerful production five-cylinder in the world, outstanding dynamism and an even sharper look, the car offers an emotional driving experience.
  • 02/09/17
    Sports

    Audi to enter three DTM teams in title chase

    Three months before the 2017 DTM season opener, Audi has announced its team assignments. The premium brand will be the only manufacturer to put three teams on the grid. The DTM season will kick off at the Hockenheimring on May 5.
  • 02/09/17
    Tradition

    Audi Anniversary Dates 2017

    In their digital booklet entitled "Anniversary Dates 2017", Audi Tradition provides information about the most important events, records and milestones in product development from the history of Audi.
  • 02/07/17
    Company

    Valuable contribution to resource management: Audi Environmental Foundation honors young scientists

    The Audi Environmental Foundation has recognized two young scientists with its “Sustainable Resource Management Award” (SRM). For the seventh time now, the Foundation has given this award for the best theses on the master’s course for sustainable resource management at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The winners examined the CO2 footprint as a key factor for climate protection in the German construction equipment industry and strategies for the sustainable use of hydroelectric power. Anne Katrin Kleih and Veda Sara Sayakoummane will receive prize money of 1,500 euros.
  • 02/05/17
    Sports

    Two podium places for Audi customer teams in Australia

    Two Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated hard-fought podium places in an unrelenting running of the Bathurst 12 Hours. Daniel Gaunt/Matt Halliday/Ash Samadi in the Audi R8 LMS were the second-best Pro-Am driver squad in the field of ten marques, trailed by their Audi brand colleagues Marc Cini/Dean Fiore/Lee Holdsworth.
  • 01/31/17
    Culture and Trends

    Culture meets technology: Audi at the Berlinale

    The 67th Berlin International Film Festival will showcase the wide diversity of cinema from February 9 to 19. New technologies like virtual reality are important innovation drivers here. As the principal partner to the Berlinale, Audi supports dialogue between the arts and industry with the Berlinale Open House event series and the European Film Market’s EFM Horizon innovation platform. In addition, fans of the cinema can enjoy discussions about current films, exceptional concerts and the best view of the curb where the stars arrive.
  • 01/31/17
    Tradition

    Audi Tradition's debut at the AvD-Histo-Monte

    Double premiere for the start of the 2017 season: from 7 to 11 February, Audi Tradition will participate for the first time in the AvD-Histo-Monte, Germany's biggest classic car winter rally. The double world rally champion Walter Röhrl will be piloting an Audi quattro specially adapted for regularity rallies.
  • 01/30/17
    Sports

    Audi presents FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in St. Moritz

    In a week from today the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships will begin in St. Moritz (Switzerland). Audi accompanies the competitions as presenting sponsor for the seventh time. In doing so, the brand continues its tradition in international winter sports. Highlights away from the slopes this year include the medal reception in the Audi Lounge as well as an appearance by Audi DTM star and Rallycross world champion Mattias Ekström. He will be challenging the Ski athletes off the piste in an unusual duel on snow and ice.
  • 01/30/17
    Sports

    Season opener for title defender Audi in Australia

    Audi is traveling to Down Under as the title defender. Following its win of the drivers’ and manufacturers’ classifications in the 2016 Intercontinental GT Challenge, the racing series’ second season will kick off at Bathurst, Australia, on Sunday, February 5. Audi’s teams will be meeting with fierce competition at the event.
  • 01/26/17
    Models

    Two wins for Audi in “Best Cars 2017”

    Audi has driven home two overall wins in the “Best Cars 2017” competition. The Audi A1* triumphed in the “Small Car” category in the reader survey conducted by “auto motor und sport” magazine, and the Audi A3* won the “Compact Car” class. The award ceremony was held today in Stuttgart.
  • 01/24/17
    Company

    Audi etches symbols into car paint

    Audi has developed a process for the partial matting of painted surfaces. A special powder roughens the clear lacquer on the surface to a depth of a few thousandths of a millimeter so that individual markings become visible. With this process, the Audi exclusive program offers personalized design of the side blades for all R8 customers.
  • 01/19/17
    Technology

    An Audi success story – 8 million cars with quattro drive

    The brand is celebrating a special milestone that also is a fitting occasion for this time of year: rolling off the production line at the new plant in San José Chiapa is the 8 millionth Audi with quattro drive – the technology that delivers a big, built-in boost in safety and driving pleasure, even on snow and ice. The milestone car is a garnet red Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI quattro*.
  • 01/18/17
    Company

    2016: Another good year for Audi Hungaria

    AUDI HUNGARIA Zrt. had a successful year 2016 with 1,926,638 engines and 122,975 automobiles produced. With these good levels of production, Audi Hungaria operated at a very stable level in 2016 and is a key mainstay of the Audi Group. Premium is a guiding principle in Győr: In March, the Audi TT RS received the “Innovation of the Year” award. Its engine, the 2.5 liter TFSI five cylinder engine with 400 horsepower, won the “International Engine of the Year” prize for the seventh time in 2016. At present, 11,631 people are employed at Audi Hungaria.
  • 01/18/17
    Sports

    Audi Sport to enter World RX

    AUDI AG will be providing factory support to Mattias Ekström’s rallycross project EKS starting in the 2017 season. As a result, Audi Sport, in addition to its commitments in Formula E and the DTM, will be competing in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in the future as well.
  • 01/17/17
    Company

    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.
  • 01/16/17
    Company

    Ducati ends 2016 on yet another high, with motorcycle sales topping 55,000

    Ducati Motor Holding enjoyed further growth in 2016, delivering 55,451 motorcycles to customers all over the world: that's an increase of 1.2% compared to 2015 (54,809 bikes).
  • 01/16/17
    Company

    Automobili Lamborghini achieves another record year: 3,457 cars delivered to customers in 2016

    In Fiscal Year 2016 (1 Jan - 31 Dec), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. set another historic sales record. With 3,457 cars delivered to customers around the world, the Italian super sports car producer surpassed the 3,400 units mark for the first time. This marks a new milestone not only for sales, but also for brand and product.
  • 01/09/17
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi at the Detroit Motor Show: powerful trio kicking off the new year

    Audi is kicking off the new year with three highlights: with the Audi Q8 concept car, the premium carmaker is previewing a future production model at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. At the same time, the brand with the four rings is celebrating the world premiere of the Audi SQ5 TFSI* and publicly presenting the A5/S5 Cabriolet* for the first time.
  • 01/09/17
    Models

    Dynamic and emotional: the new Audi SQ5 3.0 TFSI

    Audi presents the new Audi SQ5* at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The sportiest member of the Q5 model series embodies more than ever the emotional concept of the practical SUV with the latest technology. It’s turbocharged, 3.0 TFSI offers powerful performance combined with further enhanced efficiency.
  • 01/09/17
    Models

    Full-size SUV in coupe design: Audi Q8 concept

    Dynamic, highly efficient and extremely comfortable: Audi presents the Audi Q8 concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017. With this model the premium manufacturer is tapping into a new segment for the full-size class – an elegant alternative to the robust presence of a classic sport utility vehicle. The Q8 concept stands for maximum prestige. It combines the spaciousness typical of an SUV with the emotional lines of a coupe. Propulsion is provided by a powerful, yet highly efficient plug-in hybrid with 330 kW of system output and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque. The concept car is the basis for a production model that Audi will launch on the market in 2018.
  • 01/09/17
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi sets new sales record: 1.871 million deliveries in 2016

    AUDI AG increased its global sales to around 1,871,350 automobiles in 2016, 3.8 percent more than in the previous record-breaking year 2015. During the ongoing, wide-ranging renewal of the model range, sales increased in all core regions: in Europe (+7.6%), in North America (+5.3%) with further growth in the plateaued U.S. market (+4%) and in Asia-Pacific (+0.5%). In all five of its largest individual markets, the four rings sold more automobiles than ever before. Worldwide, demand increased for the seventh year in a row since 2009. Compared with 949,729 customers in 2009, the company almost doubled its market success over this period.
  • 01/08/17
    Sports

    Lucas di Grassi: “A new era has started successfully”

    The ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport Formula E team started virtually into the New Year: Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt gathered new experiences during the 1,000,000 Dollar Vegas eRace on race simulators. While Abt claimed ninth place in the 30 driver field, di Grassi was unable to start the main race due to a technical defect. Nevertheless, the Brazilian gives a positive verdict in the interview and looks ahead to a return to the real race tracks.
  • 01/05/17
    Technology

    Piloted driving with artificial intelligence: Audi partnering with top companies in the electronics industry

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key technology for piloted driving – that’s why Audi and strong partners from the electronics industry are jointly developing game-changing know-how in the field of machine learning. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Audi is presenting the Audi Q7 deep learning concept, a piloted driving car made possible thanks to collaboration with NVIDIA.
  • 01/01/17
    Sports

    36 years of “Vorsprung durch Technik”

    Audi positions itself as the sportiest manufacturer in the premium segment and has a perfect basis to do so: motorsport. Sportiness, advanced technology and emotional design are the main elements accounting for the success of the Audi brand. The genes for it have had their origins in racing – for 36 years.
  • 12/22/16
    Models

    Foretaste of a production model: Audi Q8 concept premieres in Detroit

    Audi will start the new year with a sensation: At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January 2017, the premium manufacturer is to present the Audi Q8 concept. The near-production study represents a synthesis of the emotional styling of a coupé and the spaciousness that typifies an SUV. With this move, the brand is unlocking a new segment for the full-size category.
  • 12/16/16
    Sports

    Dieter Gass to become new Head of Audi Motorsport

    Scheduled change at the helm of Audi Sport: Effective January 1, 2017, after 23 years of service, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (66) will hand over this post to his successor, Dieter Gass (53). Dr. Ullrich will remain with Audi Sport in an advisory role until the end of 2017.
  • 12/15/16
    Sports

    Deliveries of the Audi RS 3 LMS have begun

    Audi Sport GmbH delivered the first two Audi RS 3 LMS cars in Neuburg on Thursday. Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH, and Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing, handed over the new TCR touring cars to Cadspeed-Racing and Speed Factory Racing Team, whose season will start as early as in the middle of January 2017 in the 24-hour race in Dubai.
  • 12/13/16
    Company

    First German location for Audi on demand

    It’s the most convenient way to get from the tarmac to the business appointment: Airline passengers at Munich Airport can now use the premium mobility service Audi on demand to continue on the next leg of their trip in one of the brand’s latest models. Sophisticated travelers and Audi aficionados can expect to find a fleet of cars equipped with exclusive features – from designer coupes to the high performance experience. Users can book the Audi models with a mobile app and pick them up directly at the myAudi Sphere at the terminal. This makes Munich the first German location for Audi on demand.
  • 12/12/16
    Company

    Audi sales up in all core regions

    Audi continues its course of growth: The brand’s deliveries increased by 4.3 percent to around 154,050 units in the past month. Demand rose sharply in Europe where two important new models, the Audi Q2 and the Audi A5, were launched on the market only recently. Across the entire portfolio, sales in the region increased by 9.5 percent to around 68,200 automobiles. The company also posted further growth in the two other core regions of North America (+3.6%) and Asia-Pacific (+0.8%) in November. Since the start of the year around 1,713,900 customers worldwide decided to buy an Audi; 4.2 percent more than in the same period last year.
  • 12/12/16
    Sports

    Duval and Rast in Audi RS 5 DTM in 2017

    Audi is bringing a breath of fresh air into the DTM. The Frenchman Loïc Duval and the German René Rast will be two new campaigners to compete in the Audi RS 5 DTM next season. Both have previously been successful in other racing series for Audi, most recently having been active in the WEC. Mattias Ekström (Sweden), Jamie Green (Great Britain), Nico Müller (Switzerland) and Mike Rockenfeller (Germany) have been confirmed as drivers for the 2017 DTM.
  • 12/10/16
    Sports

    Successful season for Audi Sport customer racing

    Strong season for Audi Sport customer racing: Drivers and teams have clinched 24 titles and celebrated endurance racing victories with the Audi R8 LMS in the 2016 season. As a result, in a fierce competitive environment with up to eleven marques, Audi fared brilliantly again in the eighth season of its customer racing program.
  • 12/09/16
    Company

    Audi Brussels wins environment award “Trends Business Tour 2016”

    Audi Brussels has received the environment award “Trends Business Tour 2016.” The brand with the Four Rings succeeded against strong competition, including the energy giant EDF, the consulting company Energiris, and the bio-drink producer Simone a Soif. The jury stated that the key criterion for the decision was the convincing overall sustainability concept of Audi Brussels.
  • 12/08/16
    Company

    Ducati Globetrotter at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt

    One motorcycle, seven heroes and 90 years of Ducati history – this is the motto of “Ducati Globetrotter 90th.” Since July 4, seven Ducati fans from seven countries have been traveling around the world on the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro. Today, the German motorcyclist Timo Schäfer visited the Audi Forum Ingolstadt. In the special exhibition “More Than Red – Passione Ducati” in the Audi museum mobile, he was welcomed by Stephan Öri, the Head of Audi Forum Ingolstadt.
  • 12/08/16
    Culture and Trends

    Audi extends partnership with the Berlin International Film Festival to 2019

    AUDI AG will remain the principal partner to the Berlin International Film Festival. The brand with the four rings will expand its involvement starting in 2017 to include the new innovation platform of the European Film Market (EFM) known as “EFM Horizon.” This platform fosters use of new technologies in the cinema like virtual reality and encourages the exchange of knowledge across industries. Together with the International Film Festival, Audi is also continuing the high-caliber Berlinale Open House program in the Audi Berlinale Lounge.
  • 12/08/16
    Models

    New drive version for the Audi TT: 2.0 TDI now also as quattro

    One in two Audi TT cars sold worldwide is a quattro. The successful two-liter diesel engine, which made its appearance with the introduction of the third-generation TT, is now also available in the all-wheel-drive version. Its power is transmitted by the S tronic six-speed dual-clutch transmission. With this combination, both the Coupé and Roadster offer agile performance combined with fuel economy.
  • 12/07/16
    Culture and Trends

    Audi networks with traffic lights in the USA

    If you know in advance when a traffic light will switch from red to green, your driving is more relaxed and efficient. Audi is the first automobile brand to connect the car to the city infrastructure – an important step towards autonomous driving. In Las Vegas, starting immediately, the Audi A4 and Q7 models can display traffic-light phases directly in the car. Further U.S. cities will follow, and introduction of the system is planned in Europe. Traffic Light Information optimizes traffic flow, saves valuable time and reduces environmental impact.
  • 12/07/16
    Tradition

    "Berlin Calling": new calendar from Audi Tradition

    The new wall calendar from Audi Tradition for 2017 is titled "Berlin Calling". Renowned automobile photographer Stefan Warter presents twelve Audi and NSU vintage and classic cars in the German capital city. The Audi Tradition Calendar 2017 is available now, priced 29.90 Euros.
  • 12/05/16
    Company

    Audi extends employment guarantee

    Audi is extending its employment guarantee for its approximately 61,000 employees in Germany for a further two years until 2020. According to Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, the current agreement will be followed by further negotiations with the General Works Council. The aim is to achieve a comprehensive pact in combination with an even more long-term job guarantee extending far into the next decade.
  • 12/05/16
    Technology

    Automatic intelligent parking: Audi at NIPS in Barcelona

    It’s one of the world’s most important specialist conferences for artificial intelligence: Every year the Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) presents advances in the fields of machine learning and computational neuroscience. Audi is showcasing its expertise at the conference for the first time. From December 5 to 10, 2016, in Barcelona, the premium automaker is showing with the aid of a scale model how a car develops intelligent parking strategies. The car manufacturer is also providing specialists and potential applicants with information on jobs in innovative fields.
  • 12/02/16
    Models

    Audi A3 a model of success: two decades, three generations

    The brand with the four rings is celebrating the anniversary of the Audi A3. This successful Audi model had its motor show premiere twenty years ago in Paris. Today the premium compact is available in a choice of four body styles, four drive systems and three trim lines.
  • 12/01/16
    Models

    Euro NCAP: Five stars for the Audi A5 and Audi Q2

    The new Audi models A5* and Q2* have each been awarded top grades in the Euro NCAP test, confirming their place among the safest vehicles in the competition. This is true for both adult and child safety, for pedestrian protection and for other safety systems.
  • 11/30/16
    Company

    Part-Time Scientists and Audi lunar quattro ready to head for the Moon

    It has shed eight kilograms in weight, while also gaining Audi e-tron power: Following extensive tests the “Audi lunar quattro” rover is ready to tackle one of the most difficult terrains of all in exploring the Moon. As well as the development of the lunar vehicle, the mission has now also achieved a further landmark: The German space travel team “Part-Time Scientists” announced yesterday at Audi City in Berlin that it plans to complete the 385,000 km trip to the Moon from the end of 2017 using a launcher booked with Spaceflight Inc. As an early technology partner and ambassador of the Part-Time Scientists’ mission, Audi has been instrumental in generating extensive publicity for the project and bringing other strong partners on board.
  • 11/29/16
    Models

    “Auto Trophy 2016”: with seven awards, Audi most successful brand

    The readers of Auto Zeitung have decided: Audi is market leader once again in the Auto Trophy 2016 competition. This year the honors went to the models Audi A1*, Audi Q2*, Audi Q5*, Audi A5 Sportback* and Audi Q7*. The premium brand also took first place in the “Best design” and “Best brand’ categories.
  • 11/29/16
    Company

    Audi Hungaria passes millions mark in production

    The one millionth car has rolled off the assembly line at Audi Hungaria, powered by the 30 millionth engine from Győr: a five cylinder TFSI with 294 kW (400 hp). Employees of Audi Hungaria celebrated the ceremonial car – an Audi TT RS Coupé in Catalunya red – with Zsolt Borkai, Lord Mayor of Győr, and Peter Kössler, Chairman of the Board of Management at Audi Hungaria, in attendance.
  • 11/29/16
    Culture and Trends

    “The extra hour” installation by Audi and the LEGO® Group at Design Miami/

    More freedom thanks to more time: the central customer benefit offered by autonomous driving is being showcased by Audi at this year’s Design Miami/ exhibition, being held November 30 to December 4, 2016. Audi worked together with the LEGO Group to develop “The extra hour” installation specifically for the exhibition.
  • 11/29/16
    Company

    Moving forward under a new name: quattro GmbH becomes Audi Sport GmbH

    quattro GmbH, established in Neckarsulm in 1983, is now operating as Audi Sport GmbH. With Stephan Winkelmann at the helm, this fully owned subsidiary of AUDI AG currently has around 1,200 employees.
  • 11/29/16
    Company

    BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi & Porsche Plan a Joint Venture for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

    BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick build-up of a sizable number of stations in order to enable long-range travel for battery electric vehicle drivers. This will be an important step towards facilitating mass-market BEV adoption.
  • 11/28/16
    Company

    Audi uses wearables in logistics

    Scanner-gloves now make work easier for international logistics employees at the Audi plant in Ingolstadt: For the worldwide dispatch of car components, they now use the “ProGlove” by the name of “Mark” with its embedded barcode scanner. This means they have both hands free and can work more ergonomically. After a four week pilot phase, Audi employees are now using these wearables in five positions in the Ingolstadt plant.
  • 11/27/16
    Sports

    Mattias Ekström and EKS win World Rallycross Championship teams’ title

    Mattias Ekström and his privateer rallycross team EKS are World Champions in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. After the Swede had wrapped up the drivers’ title at the penultimate round of the season, EKS triumphed at the season finale in Rosario, Argentina.
  • 11/24/16
    Company

    Peter Mertens appointed as new Board of Management Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG

    Dr. Ing. Peter Mertens has been appointed as the new Board of Management Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG. He was previously Senior Vice President Research & Development at Volvo Car Corporation in Göteborg, Sweden.
  • 11/22/16
    Company

    More room for the modern way of working: new office complex for Audi in Ingolstadt

    Promote new ideas and creative work: that is the goal of Audi’s new “Areal Süd” office complex. Following construction that took just less than two years, the first 1,000 employees are now moving in. The new H6 building at the Ingolstadt site features a distinctive, open and innovative office structure. In addition, the new company cafeteria has been open since October 10.
  • 11/20/16
    Sports

    Audi wins FIA GT World Cup in Macau

    Audi Sport customer racing with Belgian Audi Club Team WRT has won what has arguably been the most unusual GT race in Macau. After the race had been stopped twice, Laurens Vanthoor decided the FIA GT World Cup in his favor for the first time.
  • 11/19/16
    Sports

    WEC Bahrain: Audi Sport quotes

    Quotes from the Audi team following the one-two victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) finale.
  • 11/19/16
    Sports

    Audi says goodbye with one-two victory

    Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). After clinching pole position in qualifying, the Audi R18 diesel hybrid sports car went on to claim a lights-to-flag victory in the 6 Hours of Bahrain. In addition, Lucas di Grassi set the fastest race lap. As a result, Audi has clinched the vice-championship titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications.
  • 11/18/16
    Sports

    Final pole position for Audi in Bahrain

    Shining at the end: Lucas di Grassi (BR) and Oliver Jarvis (GB) achieved two personal bests and secured the best possible starting base for Audi at the last sports car event in the company’s history.
  • 11/14/16
    Sports

    Audi to battle for FIA GT World Cup in Macau

    Audi Sport customer racing will be competing against three other manufacturers in the streets of Macau from November 17 to 20, aiming to bring the most prestigious crown in GT3 racing, the FIA GT World Cup title, home to Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm with the Audi R8 LMS.
  • 11/14/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    The new Audi Q5

  • 11/14/16
    Company

    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.
  • 11/13/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 42/2016

    Formula E and the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport squad had a successful African premiere on the street circuit in Marrakesh. In Great Britain, the Audi customer team Tockwith Motorsports celebrated winning the Dunlop Endurance Championship with the R8 LMS ultra, and in Japan Hitotsuyama Racing won one race at the Super GT season finale.
  • 11/11/16
    Company

    Audi production in Münchsmünster in full swing

    Audi is reaching top form in Münchsmünster. In 2016 alone, the competence¬ center for high-tech chassis components, aluminum structural components and pressings will turn out more than 23 million components. That is far more than the original planned output of 21 million. The location now employs over 800 people and all sections of the plant are operating on a three-shift basis. The smart factory – intelligent and connected – is likewise gradually becoming a reality in Münchsmünster.
  • 11/11/16
    Sports

    Emotional farewell for Audi from the FIA WEC

    Audi is ending an era. On Saturday, November 19, not only the current season of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will end in Bahrain but also Audi ceasing its Le Mans sports prototype program after 18 years. Audi’s sports prototypes, from the Audi R8, the Audi R10 TDI and the Audi R15 TDI to the Audi R18, have shaped an entire racing era. They represent one of Audi Sport’s most successful periods and are symbols of the technical progress achieved by the brand with the four rings.
  • 11/10/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi starts fourth quarter with sales growth

    AUDI AG sold more premium automobiles in October than one year ago. Compared with the same month in 2015, global deliveries increased by 1.2 percent to around 150,950 units. As such, the company has exceeded the 2015 figures every month in the year to date amid a challenging environment. In October, Audi defied the negative market trend in the USA achieving growth for the 70th month in a row; high increases in Canada (+10%) confirmed the successful sales performance in North America. Worldwide, the brand with the Four Rings increased its sales by 4.2 percent since January to around 1,559,750 cars.
  • 11/08/16
    Models

    Golden Steering Wheel for Audi Q2 and Audi A5 Coupé

    The Audi Q2* and the Audi A5 Coupé* both finished triumphantly in the 2016 Golden Steering Wheel awards. The premium carmaker from Ingolstadt won in both the “Compact SUV” and “Sports Car” categories. Together with an international panel of experts, readers of “Auto Bild” magazine and the “Bild am Sonntag” newspaper selected the best automotive newcomers of the year. The prize, among the most coveted honors in the automotive industry throughout Europe, is being presented tonight at the Axel-Springer-Haus in Berlin.
  • 11/06/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 41/2016

    Title defender Alex Yoong and challenger Alessio Picariello fought a gripping two-way battle in the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Shanghai. Audi driver René Rast is happy about the birth of a child and Team Rosberg makes children happy.
  • 11/06/16
    Sports

    WEC Shanghai: Audi Sport quotes

    Quotes from the Audi team following round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • 11/06/16
    Sports

    Audi scores 18 points at Shanghai

    Audi proved its untiring endurance racing spirit in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in China. In spite of diverse adversities, the six drivers and the team never lost their concentration and in the end still managed to score 18 points. As a result, Audi defended second place in the manufacturers’ standings before the finale to be held in Bahrain in two weeks’ time.
  • 11/05/16
    Sports

    Rows two and three for Audi at Shanghai

    Although Audi will be starting from positions three and five in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai the brand with the four rings, having set five fastest times to date, has remained the best manufacturer in qualifying this year.
  • 11/04/16
    Models

    The new Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet – open to intense driving pleasure

    The premiere of the new Audi A5 Cabriolet* completes the new generation of the A5 family. Up to four people can enjoy intense driving pleasure on board the open-top mid-sized model. The fully automatic acoustic hood opens and closes up to a speed of 50 km/h (31.1 mph). In the Audi S5 Cabriolet* a new six-cylinder turbocharged engine developing 354 hp and 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft) of torque ensures top performance.
  • 11/02/16
    Tradition

    Ducati's passion on show at Audi museum mobile

    The Audi museum mobile special exhibition entitled "More Than Red – Passione Ducati" will see around 50 Ducati models from past and present exhibited. Besides series-production models, racing motorcycles and rare prototypes, the special viewing area will also show exhibits from Ducati's pre-motorcycle days. The exhibition will run from November 9, 2016 to April 30, 2017.
  • 10/30/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 40/2016

    Audi customer teams in Australia and New Zealand had a successful race weekends: they won a championship title and finished on the podium. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen opened in Abu Dhabi the first Audi Sport Center and Rally World Champion Sébastien Ogier tested the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro, with which Mathias Ekström won the World Rallycross Championship.
  • 10/28/16
    Sports

    FIA WEC to race in Audi’s largest market

    For Audi, an important race is coming up before its imminent withdrawal from the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Once a year, the LMP sports cars visit China – the company’s largest market. On Sunday, November 6, Audi is going to battle for points and trophies in the 6 Hours of Shanghai.
  • 10/28/16
    Company

    Audi Group: Special items weigh on third quarter

    Stable operating business and extended provisions for the V6 3.0 TDI diesel issue: The Audi Group succeeded in increasing its deliveries and revenue in the first three quarters of the fiscal year, while operating profit is well down on the prior year figure mainly due to special items. The operating return on sales after nine months is 6.9 percent, or 8.9 percent before special items.
  • 10/27/16
    Company

    AUDI AG: Adjustment to the balance sheet risk provisions as of the third quarter 2016

    The Board of Management of AUDI AG announces that in the third quarter2016, according to current estimates, additional financial burdens amounting to EUR 620 million in the form of special items arise. These burdens are subject to valuation risks and could lead to an adjustment of the predicted key performance indicators of the Audi Group for the total financial year 2016.
  • 10/26/16
    Sports

    Audi with new motorsport strategy: Formula E instead of WEC

    Audi is realigning its motorsport strategy. The premium brand will terminate its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season. Instead Audi is taking up a factory-backed commitment in the all-electric Formula E racing series.
  • 10/25/16
    Company

    Smart Factory Hackathon: Talented data-science specialists develop solutions for the factory of the future

    “Data drives our production – you innovate from our data” is the motto of the Smart Factory Hackathon, which was held at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt from October 19 to 21. Talented young data-science specialists from the fields of IT, mathematics and engineering developed innovative software solutions for the factory of the future, based on genuine but anonymized data sets from Audi’s production. On Friday afternoon, the winners of the IT competition were awarded their prizes: The “Happy Unicorns” team won first prize with its idea on the subject of container management.
  • 10/23/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 39/2016

    With a strong performance the Audi RS 3 LMS debuted in the VLN season finale as the best car in the TCR touring car category. Audi customer teams clinched victories and a vice-championship title win in Europe, Asia and South America. In an interview, Joonas Lappalainen talks about his approach to becoming the titleholder in the 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup.
  • 10/20/16
    Sports

    DSV athletes start skiing season with Audi

    The German Ski Association (DSV) started the new season with Audi. At the Audi Sportpark and the Audi driving experience center, the athletes were kitted out for the world championship winter and received their new official cars. Viktoria Rebensburg and Severin Freund received insight into the brand’s innovative technologies during a demonstration of piloted driving on autobahn A9.
  • 10/19/16
    Company

    Audi trains development engineers for electric mobility

    Audi engineers in the lecture hall: At the Technical University of Ingolstadt (THI), powertrain development engineers from Audi are expanding their knowledge in the field of electric mobility. The goal of the project is to increase their strategic and technical expertise. The company intends to further strengthen its innovative power by gaining additional stimulus from the world of science.
  • 10/18/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    New technologies for piloted driving – Audi participating in “Digital Motorway Test Bed”

    Twelve months after the launch of the “Digital Motorway Test Bed,” Audi is today presenting new technologies for piloted driving and Car-to-X-communication at the German Federal Ministry of Transport. The focus is on online variable message road signs and infrastructure measures. On the A9 between Nuremberg and Munich, the Ingolstadt premium manufacturer is testing solutions aimed at delivering enhanced safety and convenience in piloted driving in real traffic conditions.
  • 10/17/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 38/2016

    While Mattias Ekström was crowning himself World Rallycross Champion at the Estering and Edoardo Mortara rejoiced over his DTM victory, Audi customer teams celebrated several podium places, plus two drivers and a rookies’ title in the Audi R8 LMS this weekend.
  • 10/16/16
    Sports

    DTM finale at Hockenheim: Audi Sport quotes

    In front of 142,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) at Hockenheim, Audi won the manufacturers’ and the teams’ classifications of the DTM, plus both final races. In the drivers’ classification, Edoardo Mortara and Jamie Green took positions two and three. Quotes following the final weekend.
  • 10/16/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup: Lappalainen clinches title

    Joonas Lappalainen secured the title in the Audi Sport TT Cup season finale at the Hockenheimring. In the last race, the Finn, who is only 18 years old, came in third place, trailing Dennis Marschall and Nicklas Nielsen, and relegated the German Marschall and Nielsen from Denmark to positions two and three in the overall classification. Still, Nielsen had good reason to celebrate, too. The newcomer in the Audi one-make cup, on achieving two second places, claimed victory in the rookies’ classification.
  • 10/16/16
    Sports

    Audi secures two of the three DTM titles

    Audi secured two of the three DTM titles in the finale at Hockenheim. For the third time, Audi is DTM manufacturers’ champion and for the fourth time, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline is teams’ champion. In spite of his fifth victory this season, Audi campaigner Edoardo Mortara in the Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM missed the drivers’ title by a very narrow four-point margin.
  • 10/16/16
    Sports

    Mattias Ekström is FIA World Rallycross Champion

    Mattias Ekström, on finishing fifth at the Estering, secured an early title win in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. To compete in the penultimate round of the 2016 season, the Swede had opted not to run in the DTM finale at Hockenheim, marking the first time for him to miss a race in his 16-year DTM career.

Basic Information

  • 02/20/17
    Models

    The new Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet

    The new Audi A5 Cabriolet* completes the second generation of the A5 family. Up to four people can enjoy intense driving pleasure on board the open-top mid-sized model. In the Audi S5 Cabriolet* a new six-cylinder turbocharged engine developing 354 hp and 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft) of torque ensures top performance. * The fuel consumption and emission values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed on the last page of this basic information.
  • 02/20/17
    Technology

    Technology Lexicon

    From adaptive cruise control through the quattro drive to the Audi virtual cockpit: The technology lexicon contains details on all Audi technologies, in compact form and all in one place. Here we provide background information on the individual systems and explain the benefits to the customer.
  • 02/09/17
    Sports

    Audi in the 2017 DTM

    Audi competes in the 2017 DTM with the new Audi RS 5 DTM, three teams and six drivers.
  • 11/29/16
    Company

    Audi Sport GmbH (formerly quattro GmbH)

    Audi Sport GmbH (formerly quattro GmbH) was established in 1983 as a fully owned subsidiary of AUDI AG. The company began to market an exclusive collection of lifestyle articles in 1985. In 1995, Audi Sport GmbH presented an extensive customisation range for Audi models for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The company has been registered as a manufacturer of high-performance cars since 1996. Audi Sport GmbH models are produced at the Audi Sport GmbH production facility in Neckarsulm (Audi R8) and at the Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt sites (Audi RS 3, RS 4, RS 5). Here, the company’s team of around 830 employees are constantly breaking new ground in terms of exclusive customisation.
  • 11/17/16
    Company

    Audi Smart Factory

    Audi is making its production fit for the future with the smart factory. In this factory of the future, big data – the creation and intelligent connection of large volumes of data – will facilitate data driven and thus highly flexible and highly efficient manufacturing. A method of production in which Audi might no longer build its cars on an assembly line but according to a radically new, disruptive concept is modular assembly. In addition to this major project, Audi is pursuing many other exciting projects for the production of the future – from the application of virtual reality glasses to metal 3D printing.
  • 11/14/16
    Models

    The new Audi Q5: new edition of the best-seller

    A best-selling car from Audi has been made even more powerful and sporty – the new Q5 sets the bar a notch higher. The most significant new features are the quattro drive with ultra technology, highly efficient engines, adaptive air suspension and an array of infotainment and assistance systems. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 10/20/16
    Company

    Overview of Audi

    Audi can look back on an eventful and successful year 2015: Customers took delivery of 1.8 million new Audi models, setting a new record for unit sales. In Europe and China, Audi confirmed its position as the most successful premium brand; in the United States, the Four Rings grew twice as fast as the overall market. Worldwide, almost 88,000 people work for the Audi Group (87.990 as of September 30, 2016), a new employment record. * The fuel consumption and emissions of all vehicles named in the text and available in the German market are provided in the list at the end of this basic information.
  • 10/10/16
    Sports

    Audi RS 3 LMS

    With the new Audi RS 3 Audi Sport customer racing will expand its offering in customer sport starting in the 2017 season. The TCR race car puts customer sport at Audi on an even broader base.
  • 10/06/16
    Sports

    Audi in Formula E 2016/2017

    Audi is strengthening its future commitment to the first global racing series for clean electrically powered cars. From the 2016/2017 season, Audi will be intensifying its involvement with Formula E team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport. In addition, it is planned to expand the commitment into a factory-backed motorsport program for the 2017/2018 Formula E season.
  • 10/04/16
    Models

    Power all along the line: the Audi R8 Spyder V10

    540-hp mid-mounted engine, quattro drive with variable torque distribution, lightweight body of carbon fiber and aluminum, new performance mode – the Audi R8 Spyder* offers the finest in high-tech, and its cloth top provides for first-class open-top driving enjoyment. “We are bringing all of our motorsport know-how to series production with the new R8 Spyder V10,” says Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of quattro GmbH. “The second generation thus tops the powerful performance of its predecessor.” *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this document.
  • 09/30/16
    Company

    Audi at the San José Chiapa production site

    A new plant goes online: On September 30, 2016, Audi dedicated its new production site in San José Chiapa, Mexico (state of Puebla) – the 12th plant in the Audi production network. Audi is producing the premium Audi Q5* SUV for the global market on a production site measuring 400 hectares (988.4 acres). This will be the first time the company has produced a model for the global market at a location outside of the European continent.
  • 09/09/16
    Models

    Audi TT RS Coupé and TT RS Roadster: the sporty vanguard of the model series

    400 hp power output, from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.7 seconds, top speed of up to 280 km/h (174.0 mph): With the new aluminum five-cylinder engine, the TT RS Coupé* and TT RS Roadster* deliver outstanding performance. Available for the first time in a series-production Audi: Matrix OLED rear lights. Like the Audi virtual cockpit and the comprehensive infotainment range, they once again stand for “Vorsprung durch Technik.” *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this basic information document
  • 09/07/16
    Models

    The new Audi A5 and S5 Sportback

    The emotional design of a coupé and the functionality of an Avant are well matched – the new Audi A5 Sportback* demonstrates this particularly elegantly. Its powerful, flowing silhouette makes it a truly aesthetic product with abundant space inside. Beneath its skin, notably impressive traits of the five-door coupé include a newly developed suspension, high-performance drives and innovative infotainment solutions. The way that various driver assistance systems intelligently interact points ahead to the age of piloted driving. The weight reduction compared with the predecessor model is as much as 85 kilograms (187.4 lb). * The fuel consumption and emission values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed on the last page of this basic information.
  • 08/29/16
    Technology

    Connectivity TechDay

    Intelligent networking is a key for the future of the automobile. Already a leader in this area, Audi continues to expand its lead – with the first car-to-x services from Audi connect, with new infotainment modules and the high-precision digital map from HERE for piloted driving. Audi customers will enjoy even more comfortable, safe and efficient mobility in the connected cars of tomorrow. *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this document.
  • 07/01/16
    Sports

    Audi in the WEC 2016

    Audi is competing in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship WEC with its all-new Audi R18.
  • 07/01/16
    Sports

    Audi in GT racing 2016

    Audi has been active in international GT3 racing since 2009 and is one of the global players in this growth market. Audi Sport customer racing is the brand’s customer racing program. It is firmly rooted in four continents, has won 28 titles to date, and been economically successful as well. Audi built 137 race cars of the first generation. In 2015, the successor model – the Audi R8 LMS – debuted. It has been available to customer teams since the beginning of the 2016 motorsport season.
  • 06/24/16
    Models

    The Audi Q2: Off to new adventures

    The design: rugged and youthful. The engines: powerful and efficient. The handling: sporty and agile. The equipment: functional and diverse. The Audi Q2* combines characteristic SUV features with the agility of a compact sports car with a length of 4.19 meters (13.7 ft). “With the Audi Q2, we are venturing into a new market segment, bringing top technologies into the smallest member of our Q family,” said Dr. Stefan Knirsch, Audi Board member for Technical Development. “Connectivity, infotainment and assistance systems feature solutions from the full-size class. The powerful motors, sportily tuned suspension and quattro permanent all-wheel drive make the Q2 very fun to drive.” *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed on the last page of this document.
  • 06/10/16
    Models

    The new Audi A5 and Audi S5 Coupé

    A design highlight embarks into the future. The new A5 Coupé* combines emotional design with sporty handling characteristics and progressive technology. The mid-size model is fully networked and offers the latest infotainment solutions from the brand with the four rings. The intelligent interaction between various driver assistance systems represents the next step in the direction of piloted driving. Up to 60 kilograms (132.3 lb) less weight, a top value for aerodynamics plus very efficient and even more powerful engines – these facts and figures also speak for themselves. * The fuel consumption and emission values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 06/02/16
    Models

    The new Audi S4 and S4 Avant: at the peak of the model line and the segment

    The new Audi S4* and S4 Avant* assume top positions in the new A4 family. And they will be leaders in their class – with a newly developed engine, intelligent lightweight design and a package of innovative technologies from the full-size class, especially in terms of their connectivity and driver assistance systems. Audi has experienced great success with its sporty S models over a period of twenty years. The formula here is cultivated understatement – a modest sporty look plus superior performance plus the quattro permanent all-wheel drive. The brand with the four rings is continuing this philosophy in the new S4 and S4 Avant. Both models are based on the second generation modular longitudinal platform, and they use high-tech in all areas. *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed on the last chapter of this document.
  • 05/13/16
    Models

    The new Audi A3 – even more attractive and dynamic

    The success model from Audi has become even more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the starting line with new driver assistance systems and engines as well as newly designed headlights and taillights. Also new on board is the innovative operating and display concept, the Audi virtual cockpit. The new A3 is available as a three-door version*, a Sportback*, a Sedan* and as a Cabriolet*. The sport version of the Audi S3* comes with numerous innovations and has enhanced its dynamic potential even further. With the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron* and the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron* the A3 series offers the most versatile line of drive systems in the premium compact segment. *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this document.
  • 05/04/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup 2016

    The starting signal for the second season in the Audi Sport TT Cup: following its successful inaugural year with gripping races, the Audi one-make cup takes place in three countries and includes seven race weekends this year.
  • 05/02/16
    Models

    The Audi SQ7 TDI: first S model of the series

    The Audi SQ7 TDI*, the top model of the new Q7 family, is the most powerful and fastest diesel SUV on the market. Its new 4.0 TDI engine features a world first: An electric powered compressor helps it to outstanding drive-off performance. Yet it consumes just 7.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (32.7 US mpg). The SQ7 TDI also leads the competition in other areas of technology. “In the SQ7 TDI, we are presenting a brand new engine: a dynamic four-liter V8 with the consumption figures of a six-cylinder,” said Dr. Stefan Knirsch, Audi Board Member for Technical Development. “Its electric powered compressor is a world first. It draws its power from a 48 volt electrical subsystem, which also supplies the new, electromechanical active roll stabilization. The Audi SQ7 TDI is also the technology leader with respect to assistance systems, chassis and connectivity,” added the Audi Board Member. *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed on the last page of this document.
  • 04/25/16
    Models

    Audi TT RS Coupé and Audi TT RS Roadster: the sporty spearhead of the series

    400 hp power output, from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.7 seconds, top speed of up to 280 km/h (174.0 mph): With the new aluminum five-cylinder engine, the TT RS Coupé* and TT RS Roadster* deliver outstanding performance. Available for the first time in a series-production Audi: OLED rear lights. Like the Audi virtual cockpit and the comprehensive infotainment range, they demonstrate “Vorsprung durch Technik”. *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed on the last page of this document.
  • 04/08/16
    Sports

    Audi in the DTM 2016

    Last year, the Audi RS 5 DTM was the car to be beaten, so Audi Sport is entering the 2016 season with all the more ambitious aims: the brand sporting the red rhomb has firmly set its sights on the titles in the drivers,’ teams’ and manufacturers’ classifications.
  • 04/01/16
    Models

    The new Audi A4 allroad quattro – all-round car with offroad capabilities

    The new Audi A4 allroad quattro* is the most expressive way to drive an A4. It combines extroverted, customized design with maximum functionality. Its standard quattro drive combined with powerful and efficient engines makes it the perfect companion in any situation. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the Ingolstadt site

    The Audi Group’s biggest production site and the second-largest automobile plant in Europe, with more than half a million cars produced and more than 43,000 employees – those are the key figures for the Audi site in Ingolstadt in 2015. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    AUDI AG Standort Neckarsulm

    As the biggest company in the prospering Heilbronn-Franken economic region, the Neckarsulm site of AUDI AG is also one of the most attractive employers in Baden-Württemberg. The city of Neckarsulm, named after the two rivers Neckar and Sulm, has approximately 26,600 inhabitants and provides 35,900 jobs. The Heilbronn-Franken region provides more than 367,500 jobs, with the automotive industry playing an important role. With more than 16,300 employees, Audi in Neckarsulm is the region’s biggest employer (as of December 31, 2015). * The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the Aurangabad site

    AUDI AG has been producing automobiles at its site in Aurangabad in the Indian federal state of Maharashtra since September 2007. The Audi A3 Sedan*, Audi A4 Sedan*, Audi A6 Sedan* and the Audi Q3*, Audi Q5* and Audi Q7* are produced at the plant of Skoda Auto India Private Limited (SAIPL). In addition, SAIPL produces the Volkswagen Jetta as well as the Škoda models Yeti, Octavia* and Superb in Aurangabad. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the Bratislava site

    In Bratislava, the capital city of Slovakia, AUDI AG has been producing its Audi Q7* premium automobile since late 2005. The Audi Q7 is built in the ultramodern plant of Volkswagen Slovakia out of several hundred components. A total of 81,708 Audi Q7 SUVs were produced there in 2015 (2014: 60,021).
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    AUDI BRUSSELS S.A./N.V.

    Audi has produced the Audi A1 family exclusively in Brussels, the European capital, since 2010. In 2015, approximately 116,250 automobiles drove off the production line there. In 2018, Audi will transfer production of the Audi A1* from Brussels to Martorell in Spain. Subsequently, production of the first purely electric-drive SUV from Audi will start in the capital of Belgium. The plant will also have its own battery production. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the site 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 through a joint venture and a one-hundred-percent subsidiary. The Audi joint venture FAW Volkswagen produces the models Audi A4 L*, Audi A6 L*, Audi Q3* and Audi Q5* in Changchun in Northern China. The Audi A6 L and the Audi A4 L were developed especially for China with a longer wheelbase. As of late 2016, the first locally produced Audi plug-in hybrid will drive off the assembly line in Changchun: the Audi A6 L e-tron. In the plant in Foshan in the South of China, the joint venture produces the Audi A3 Sportback* and the Audi A3 Sedan*. * The fuel consumption and emissions of all vehicles named in the text ands available in the German market are provided in the list at the end of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft.

    AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. develops and produces engines for AUDI AG and other companies of the Volkswagen Group in Győr, Hungary. In 2013, the company inaugurated a new automobile plant there covering the complete production process. In that year, Audi Hungaria started series production of the Audi A3 Sedan* and A3 Cabriolet*. Series production of the new Audi TT Coupe* and Audi TT Roadster* started in 2014. These models are meanwhile produced completely at the site in Hungary. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the Jakarta site

    Audi’s automobile production in Indonesia started in January 2011. In cooperation with INDOMOBIL/Garuda Mataram Motor, the models Audi A4 1.8 TFSI*, Audi A6 2.0 TFSI* and Audi A6 2.8 FSI are to be assembled in so-called SKD (semi knocked down) production in the country’s capital, Jakarta. Garuda Mataram Motor distributes the Audi automobiles. Indonesia is regarded as the most important ASEAN country (Association of South-East Asian Nations). *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all the models named above and available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the Kaluga site

    Audi assembles the models Audi A6* and Audi A8 L* at the site in Kaluga, Russia. In the semi knocked down (SKD) process, the automobiles are first fully assembled at Audi’s plant in Neckarsulm, Germany. They are then partially dismantled before the SKD kits are transported by rail to Kaluga. Assembly is carried out by Volkswagen Group RUS in accordance with the technical and quality specifications of AUDI AG. Audi has been assembling SKD kits in cooperation with Volkswagen Group Rus at the plant in Kaluga since 2009. Russia continues to be a strategically important market for AUDI AG, despite the difficult economic situation: 25,650 Audi models were sold there in 2015.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi at the Martorell site

    Audi has been producing the Audi Q3* and the Audi RS Q3* at the SEAT site in Martorell near Barcelona in Spain since the spring of 2011. The compact, sporty SUV is produced with state-of-the-art equipment. In the fall of 2014, the second-generation Audi Q3 went into series production; the new Audi RS Q3 followed at the beginning of 2015. Last year, the number of cars produced was increased to 134,170 (2014: 112,815).
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Audi Tooling Barcelona

    Audi Tooling Barcelona (ATB) is based in Martorell in the region of Catalonia, Spain, and is active in the areas of toolmaking and plant engineering. The company can look back on a history of more than ten years. Its customers include SEAT as well as the Audi production plants, and it currently employs approximately 150 employees.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

    Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is known for innovative, dynamic and highly passionate luxury super sports cars. The Italian brand, headquartered in Sant’Agata Bolognese in northeastern Italy, has been part of the Audi Group since 1998. * The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models mentioned in the text and of all models available on the German market are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A

    Founded in 1926, Ducati now builds racing-inspired motorcycles characterised by performance engines with desmodromic distribution, innovative design, and avant-garde technology. The company produces a range of premium motorcycles with technical and design features that are relevant in the main market segments and grouped into six unique model families: Diavel, Hypermotard, Monster, Multistrada, Superbike. Model Year 2015 saw the introduction of the Ducati Scrambler: not just a new motorcycle but rather a new brand, offering a whole new world made up of bikes, accessories and apparel that provide the last word in self-expression.
  • 03/03/16
    Company

    ITALDESIGN GIUGIARO S.p.A.

    Italdesign is a creative design company with worldwide operations. In 2010 the company became part of the Volkswagen Group, joining Audi, Lamborghini and Ducati; together, these brands constitute the Audi Group.
  • 02/17/16
    Technology

    quattro with ultra technology – the permanently available all-wheel drive system

    Audi opens a new chapter in the history of quattro: The new quattro with ultra technology combines driving dynamics and safety with high efficiency, making the all-wheel drive system fit for the future. The system is designed for numerous Audi models with longitudinally mounted front engines. An initial variant will debut in the new Audi A4 allroad quattro* in mid-2016. * The fuel consumption and emission values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 01/11/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    The Audi h-tron quattro concept

    The brand with the four rings is unveiling its concept car Audi h-tron quattro concept at the NAIAS 2016 in Detroit – a sporty SUV that uses hydrogen as its energy source. The concept car combines a highly efficient fuel cell achieving an output of up to 110 kW with a battery that provides a temporary boost of 100 kW. Audi’s fuel cell technology paves the way for sustainable mobility with the sporty performance for which the brand is renowned. The Audi h-tron quattro concept uses only around one kilogram (2.2 lb) of hydrogen per 100 kilometers (62.1 mi). It takes only about four minutes to fill the tank, giving the car a range of up to 600 kilometers (372.8 mi). The conspicuously aerodynamic design with a Cd value of 0.27 plays a major part in its outstanding efficiency. In another major step, Audi will go into production with its new technologies for piloted driving and parking in 2017 along with the next generation of the A8 luxury sedan. The technology study already provides a glimpse of things to come. *The collected fuel consumption of all models named here and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this Basic Info.
  • 01/06/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi at the CES 2016

    At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Audi is presenting its latest technologies – in the form of attractive solutions for today and visionary ideas for tomorrow. The world’s most important electronics show takes place January 6–9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA).
  • 11/28/15
    Sports

    Audi in motorsport – 2015 season record

    The Audi R18 e-tron quattro, the Audi RS 5 DTM and the new Audi R8 LMS numbered among the protagonists of a thrilling and eventful 2015 motorsport season. In addition, the Audi Sport TT Cup celebrated a successful premiere.
  • 11/25/15
    Models

    The Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro – new SUV expands portfolio of plug-in hybrid models

    Electric range of up to 56 kilometers (34.8 mi), in 6.2 seconds from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) and just 1.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (130.7 US mpg) on average – the Audi Q7 e-tron quattro is groundbreaking with respect to dynamics and efficiency. The spacious SUV is the world’s first plug-in hybrid with a TDI engine and quattro drive. In every field of technology it showcases Audi’s high-tech competence. The Audi Q7 e-tron will be rolling into European dealerships with a generous list of standard equipment in spring 2016. The base price in Germany is 80,500 euros.
  • 11/09/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi future performance days 2015

    Audi is upping the pace of electric mobility. For every vehicle and drive concept, the company develops the best form of electrification – in terms of customer expectations, market conditions, costs, complexity and delight potential. New services such as rapid direct-current charging round off Audi’s premium electric mobility.
  • 10/26/15
    Models

    The pinnacle of sportiness – the Audi S8 plus

    Audi is breaking the 600-hp barrier in the full-size sedan segment. The new Audi S8 plus* produces 445 kW (605 hp) and delivers 700 Nm (516.3 lb ft) to the crankshaft. Overboost temporarily increases the latter to 750 Nm (553.2 lb ft). The large sports sedan sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.8 seconds. The electronically governed top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph) can be optionally increased to 305 km/h (189.5 mph). *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 10/09/15
    Models

    High tech all the way – the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant

    More powerful, more efficient, more intelligent: the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant feature numerous premium technologies which set higher benchmarks for their class. Elegant design blends with an innovative control concept, and lightweight construction meets new, efficient drivetrain solutions. The A4 and A4 Avant are also ahead of their peers in terms of infotainment and assistance systems. As a result, Audi drivers can look forward to a truly high-tech experience ― an innovative synthesis of technology and esthetics.
  • 09/14/15
    Models

    All-electric into the automotive future – the Audi e-tron quattro concept

    Its design, with the extremely low drag coefficient of 0.25, was created in the wind tunnel; the powerful electric drive with up to 370 kW follows the e-tron quattro concept: The Audi e-tron quattro concept, the battery-electric technology study from Audi at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2015, is a whole new caliber of sporty SUV. Its range of more than 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) gives it full everyday usability. Leading technical solutions in the areas of operation and piloted driving also offer a high level of comfort and convenience. The Audi e-tron quattro concept provides a foretaste of the first production electric car from the brand with the four rings, which is scheduled to launch in 2018.
  • 09/14/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    The Audi Model Range

    Audi Models in Frankfurt
  • 09/04/15
    Models

    High tech all the way – the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant

    More powerful, more efficient, more intelligent: the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant feature numerous premium technologies which set higher benchmarks for their class. Elegant design blends with an innovative control concept, and lightweight construction meets new, efficient drivetrain solutions. The A4 and A4 Avant are also ahead of their peers in terms of infotainment and assistance systems. As a result, Audi drivers can look forward to a truly high-tech experience ― an innovative synthesis of technology and esthetics. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 07/27/15
    Sports

    Audi Cup 2015

    Four matches with top-flight soccer clubs on two days – that’s the Audi Cup. Four big names in international soccer will be meeting at the Munich Allianz Arena on August 4 and 5 at the event billed as ‘In close touch with the best.’
  • 07/08/15
    Models

    The fastest production Audi ever: the new Audi R8

    The previous model was already the sporty vanguard of the brand – and this applies to the second generation Audi R8* even more. The newly conceptualized high-performance sports car has been made even tauter and stronger, both on and off the race track. Embodied in its DNA is know-how acquired in the numerous car racing successes that Audi has achieved over the years – primarily in endurance racing events. The sport prototypes have won the 24 hours of Le Mans 13 times since 2000, and the R8 LMS contributed seven more overall victories in 24 hour races since 2009. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 06/25/15
    Company

    Mission to moon: AUDI AG supports the German Team at Google Lunar XPRIZE

    Audi is taking off for the moon – together with the Part-Time Scientists team. The group of German engineers are working within the framework of the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to transport an unmanned rover onto Earth’s natural satellite. Audi is supporting the Part-Time Scientists with its know-how in several fields of technology – from quattro drive and lightweight construction to electric mobility and piloted driving. The moon rover will be named the “Audi lunar quattro.”
  • 06/12/15
    Models

    Innovative technologies in the new Audi R8 model family

    At Audi, race cars and production cars have a lot in common in many technology areas – including their controls and displays. The best example is the similarity between the sport prototype Audi R18 e-tron quattro and the new production sports car, the Audi R8*. Their steering wheels and digital displays share a lot of common features. The high-performance sports car, which will go on sale in late summer, is part of a sporty model family together with the GT race car, the Audi R8 LMS, and the battery-electric powered Audi R8 e-tron. In its latest evolutionary stage, the Audi R8 offers more power, speed and endurance.
  • 05/24/15
    Technology

    Audi at CES Asia 2015

    The car of tomorrow is an integral part of the networked world. At CES Asia, Audi is showing how digital features can be systematically integrated into the automobile while considering the special market requirements of Asia. Today, there is a growing focus on technology fields related to automotive electronics. Lighting technologies, infotainment and connectivity, operating and display concepts as well as driver assistance systems and piloted driving. *The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this Basic Info.
  • 05/08/15
    Models

    Lighter, more efficient and full of high-tech – The new Audi Q7

    The second generation of the Audi Q7* comes with a fascinating drive system, suspension system, assistance systems, infotainment and connectivity with innovative technology. The large SUV is up to 325 kilograms (716.5 lb) lighter than its predecessor and reduces CO2 emissions by as much as 50 g per kilometer (80.5 g/mi). Scheduled to follow shortly after the market launch of the Q7, the Audi Q7 e-tron quattro is the world’s first plug-in hybrid with a six-cylinder diesel engine and quattro drive. *The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this Basic Info.
  • 05/01/15
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup 2015

    With a dedicated racing series for the Audi TT the brand with the four rings offers a new opportunity to enter the company’s successful motorsport world. The Audi Sport TT Cup will be held as part of the DTM starting in the 2015 season.
  • 04/22/15
    Sports

    Audi in the DTM 2015

    Audi has a clear strategic aim. The brand with the four rings is to become the premium automobile segment’s ‘number one.’ And in the DTM, Audi has firmly set its sights on being ‘number one’ as well. After winning the manufacturers’ title last season, the drivers’ title that last went to Audi in 2013 is to be recaptured this year.
  • 03/23/15
    Sports

    Audi in the WEC 2015

    For the first time in the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, four automobile manufacturers fight for overall victories during the 2015 season. Audi aims to win the title for the third time after 2012 and 2013 triumphs.
  • 03/10/15
    Sports

    Audi in GT racing 2015

    Since 2009, Audi has firmly established itself in the growth market of international GT3 racing – on a sporting level, the brand is credited with 26 championship victories, and with 136 race cars delivered the program is a commercial success. At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Audi unveiled a fundamentally new R8 LMS, which sets new benchmarks in the aerodynamics, lightweight design and safety areas.
  • 03/09/15
    Company

    Innovation Forum 2015:

    Vorsprung durch Technik is the hallmark that defines Audi in all areas of automobile development and production. In Audi’s new Lighting Assistance Center in Ingolstadt, engineers are developing innovative lighting technologies, and in the Wind Tunnel they are working on the aerodynamic efficiency of Audi models. In production, Audi is paving the way for the “smart factory,” the intelligent, connected factory of the future. * The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models mentioned in the text and of all models available on the German market are listed at the end of this document.
  • 02/16/15
    Technology

    Lighting

    Audi is the world’s leading brand for automotive lighting technology, and new solutions such as Matrix laser headlights continue to drive progress. In addition to its function, the lighting of Audi models is also of central importance as a design element. The lighting visualizes the brand’s core values – progressiveness, sportiness and sophistication to a great extent.
  • 02/02/15
    Models

    The new Audi TT Roadster and TTS Roadster – high-tech and emotion

    A modern classic relaunched: Audi introduces the third generation of the TT Roadster* and the second generation of the TTS Roadster*. The open-topped two-seater fascinates with its puristic sports car character, distinctive design, excellent dynamics and groundbreaking technology. One highlight is the Audi virtual cockpit, the digital instrument cluster.
  • 01/06/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    “Next Chapter” – Audi at 2015 International CES

    A four-core processor processing eight billion operations per second. A virtual tachometer with a needle that is rendered anew 60 times per second to ensure absolutely fluid motion. 3D sound to match a concert hall and appearing to come from every direction, an Audi tablet as a multimedia control panel and simple wireless communication between your mobile devices and your car all demonstrate how diverse the future of the automobile is at Audi. All this and convenience, too: piloted parking and innovative Audi wireless charging (AWC) technology pave the way for electric mobility. A laser headlight shining ahead hundreds of feet and a car lapping the famous Hockenheim speedway at 240 km/h (149.1 mph) without a driver – Audi is a leading and driving force in all technology areas relating to electronics and electrics. At CES in Las Vegas, the world’s most important electronics exhibition, Audi makes a splash with a host of new technologies.
  • 01/06/15
    Models

    Audi prologue piloted driving

    Besides lots of electronics highlights and exhibits, Audi will also show sophisticated innovations in series production cars and studies at CES. The Audi prologue piloted driving showcar provides a glimpse of the future, while the Audi TT Roadster*, Audi RS 7 Sportback* and Audi R8 LMX* demonstrate high-tech solutions available today. In addition, CES visitors can experience the interface concept and the connectivity of the new Q7 which will see its world premiere one week later in Detroit.
  • 12/04/14
    Models

    The new Audi A1 and A1 Sportback – more agility for the compact models

    Audi has extensively revised the A1* and the A1 Sportback* – the two compact models are now even sportier, more customized and attractive. In the thoroughly updated engine lineup, two new three-cylinder engines set the benchmark. The Audi S1* and S1 Sportback* are available for customers who prefer especially dynamic driving. * The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this BasisInfo.
  • 11/06/14
    Models

    The Audi Q3 – a winner with many new strengths

    The new Audi Q3* is more powerful, more efficient, more comfortable and more versatile. The compact premium SUV features Audi know-how in all fields of technology. * The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this BasisInfo.
  • 11/06/14
    Models

    The new Audi RS Q3

    The new Audi RS Q3*, the dynamic spearhead of the Q3 model series, is now even more distinctive and powerful. Its 2.5 TFSI engine satisfies the Euro 6 standard and produces 250 kW (340 hp) and 450 Nm (331.9 lb-ft) of torque, the latter between 1,600 and 5,300 rpm. The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) takes just 4.8 seconds, and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.3 mph). Average fuel consumption is 8.4 liters per 100 kilometers (28.0 US mpg), corresponding to 198 g CO2 per kilometer (318.7 g/km). The start stop system and the regulated oil pump contribute to this good value.
  • 10/20/14
    Models

    Full scope of Audi’s technological expertise – The new A6 model series

    The revised A6 model series* is launching with numerous new features on engines, transmissions, headlights and infotainment. The Audi A6 and the A6 Avant are even more powerful, efficient and sophisticated than ever. The versatile A6 allroad quattro and the S6, S6 Avant and RS 6 sport models also benefit from the model refresh. *The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this BasisInfo.
  • 09/03/14
    Models

    Third-generation dynamics – The new Audi TT and the TTS

    The Audi TT* has been renowned for its sporty and progressive design for over 15 years. Now the brand with the four rings is presenting the third generation of the Coupé. It embodies dynamics, emotion and technology in their purest forms – in design, the engines, chassis and the innovative operating concept. *The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this BasisInfo.
  • 07/14/14
    Technology

    The Audi TDI – Tech Workshop 2014

    Audi is celebrating a very special anniversary in 2014 – 25 years of TDI. At the IAA in Frankfurt am Main in fall 1989, the company presented the Audi 100 equipped with a 2.5 TDI, a fully electronically-controlled diesel engine with direct injection. The brand with the four rings has since then continuously increased its lead in this field of technology and established new milestones.
  • 07/14/14
    Models

    Even more attractive, powerful and efficient – The new Audi A7 Sportback

    The Audi A7 Sportback has been thoroughly revised. This large, five-door coupe boasts enhanced technology and even better performance in a number of areas – engines, transmissions, headlights and infotainment.
  • 06/20/14
    Models

    Sporty and highly efficient – The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

    The A3 Sportback e-tron combines sporty power, high efficiency and an emotional driving experience with uncompromising everyday utility. A 1.4 TFSI engine and an electric motor work together in its parallel plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The system output of 150 kW (204 hp) is transferred to the front wheels via a newly developed six-speed S tronic. Its sporty character positions the A3 Sportback e-tron as a new highlight in the A3 family. It accelerates to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 7.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 222 km/h (137.9 mph). Average fuel consumption according to the ECE standard is just 1.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (156.8 US mpg) – a CO2 equivalent of 35 grams per kilometer (56.3 g/mile).
  • 03/13/14
    Models

    The Audi S1 and the Audi S1 Sportback – the dynamic benchmark in their class

    A great name makes a comeback: Audi is presenting the S1 and the S1 Sportback (7.0 / 7.1 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers [33.60 / 33.13 US mpg]; 162 / 166 grams of CO2 per kilometer [260.71 / 267.15 g/mile]). The new Audi S1 is the unrivalled embodiment of a compact sports car. All the modifications to the Audi S1, including the new four-link rear axle, the quattro permanent all-wheel drive and the powerful 2.0 TFSI producing 170 kW (231 hp) and 370 Nm (272.90 lb-ft) of torque make it agile and dynamic. Its fully fledged everyday practicality makes it the ideal driving machine for daily needs. These characteristics turn the Audi S1 and the S1 Sportback into the benchmark in their class.
  • 03/11/14
    Models

    The New Audi TT: emotive Technology

    The Audi TT compact sports car has been demonstrating its unique character since it made its series debut in 1998. This year sees the launch of the third generation of this stylish Coupé. Emotion, dynamism and high-tech in their purest form unite in the design, drive, running gear and innovative operation of the new TT.
  • 01/07/14
    Audi MediaCenter

    Next Generation – Audi at the International CES

    “Next Generation” is the motto under which Audi is appearing with a virtual fireworks display of innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place in Las Vegas from January 6 - 10, 2014. Audi is showing its future solutions for the megatrends piloted driving, infotainment, connectivity, operation and display, and its groundbreaking lighting technologies at the world’s most important consumer electronics trade show.
  • 11/18/13
    Company

    Element of growth strategy: the new Audi production facility in Münchsmünster

    The Audi site in Ingolstadt has been growing for many years. Expansion in the region is necessary. Due to the good transport connections, a new Audi manufacturing facility has been created in Münchsmünster. The 48-hectare (118 acre) site is located approximately 30 kilometers east of Ingolstadt. A competence center is located there on a site of 31 hectares for the production of die-cast aluminum structural parts, hot- and cold-formed pressed parts and suspension components. Production is now running at full speed with more than 700 employees working three shifts.
  • 11/06/13
    Models

    Sporty, elegant and open – The new Audi A3 Cabriolet

    The new Audi A3 Cabriolet is instantly at the top of its class. The compact four-seater with its elegant soft top fascinates with new engines, systematic lightweight design, multifaceted networking and highly advanced assistance systems.
  • 11/06/13
    Models

    The Audi S3 Sedan

    Impressive power and groundbreaking efficiency: The Audi S3 Sedan sets new standards. Its 2.0 TFSI is a high-output engine, producing 221 kW (300 hp) and 380 Nm (280.27 lb-ft) of torque, yet consumes on average with S tronic just 6.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (34.09 US mpg). The uncompromising chassis and systematic lightweight construction underscore the dynamic character of the four-door model. You can find the presskit for mobile devices .
  • 10/16/13
    Models

    The sportiest premium sedan in the full-size class – the new Audi A8

    A multitude of high-end technologies, systematic lightweight construction and excellent comfort: Audi presents a thoroughly revised version of its successful A8 flagship. Its engines have become even more powerful and efficient; new assistance systems and the innovative Matrix LED headlights make for even more superior driving.
  • 09/23/13
    Models

    The Audi RS 7 Sportback – Dynamics at their most beautiful

    The Audi RS 7 Sportback unites design and dynamics, combining the strengths of a large, five-door coupé and a sports car. Its 4.0 TFSI engine with biturbo turbocharging produces 412 kW (568 hp) and 700 Nm (515.29 lb-ft) of torque. The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) takes 3.9 seconds. An option raises the electronically limited top speed to 305 km/h (189.52 mph). Despite this impressive performance, the large, five-door coupé consumes an average of just 9.8 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (24.00 US mpg). With their powerful engines, the RS models are the dynamic spearhead of the Audi range. quattro GmbH is responsible for their special character and consistently sporty design. The AUDI AG subsidiary is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The abbreviation “RS” represents many things: the most powerful engine within a model line, quattro permanent all-wheel drive, the pinnacle of dynamic performance, an understated look and comprehensive everyday practicality.
  • 07/08/13
    Models

    The Audi RS 5 Coupé

  • 06/12/13
    Company

    Audi expands its Hungarian site in Győr into a fully-fledged car factory

    AUDI AG has expanded its site in Győr into a complete automobile factory. The expansion, which represents an investment volume of more than €900 million, is creating 2,100 new jobs in the northwest of Hungary. The first models to roll off the new production lines will be the Audi A3 Sedan and the S3 Sedan.
  • 06/12/13
    Company

    Audi Hungaria: in the press shop

    320 meters long, 58 meters wide and 17 meters high –Hall G 55, the press shop, isn’t the biggest building of the Audi Hungaria plant in Győr. But it’s something like the cornerstone of the production process – the section where the production of each individual car begins. The building’s foundations consist of a seamless slab of reinforced concrete 1.5 meters thick and eight meters below the surface of the ground. The slab is supported by 360 bored piles 15 meters long and 0.8 meters in diameter.
  • 06/11/13
    Models

    Foray into the world’s largest market segment: the Audi A3 Sedan and S3 Sedan

    The Audi A3 Sedan is a born winner. This sporty four-door model with an elegantly flowing notchback bears all the strengths of Audi’s successful A3 model line. Three engines will be available for this sedan starting this summer. The top-of-the-line model will appear before long: the Audi S3 Sedan with 221 kW (300 hp). It represents Audi’s foray into a new market segment.
  • 04/08/13
    Models

    The new Audi S3 – Compact Sports Appeal

    The new Audi S3 offers superior performance and groundbreaking efficiency. The 2.0 TFSI produces 221 kW (300 hp) and 380 Nm (280.27 lb-ft) of torque. With the optional six-gear S tronic it takes the top model in the range from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.8 seconds, though on average only consumes 6.9 liters of fuel per 100 km (34.09 US mpg). The third generation of the lightweight premium compact car sets new standards in its segment. You can find the Presskit for mobile Devices here: www.audi-presskit.de/rs6_avant_s3
  • 11/12/12
    Models

    The new Audi A3 Sportback – sporty versatility

    Sporty, versatile and functional – Audi presents the new A3 Sportback. The compact five-door model with the spacious luggage compartment is groundbreakingly light thanks to ultra lightweight technology. The engines are powerful and highly efficient. The infotainment and driver assistance systems available in the new A3 Sportback set new standards in the premium compact segment.
  • 09/17/12
    Technology

    Audi future energies

  • 09/17/12
    Technology

    Audi future engines

  • 09/17/12
    Technology

    Audi urban future

  • 09/17/12
    Technology

    Audi future lab: mobility

    Future mobility will be very diverse, and Audi plans to offer the right drive concept at the right time to every customer on every market. To this end, the brand is developing a broad-based portfolio of new technologies: in its TDI and TFSI engines, hybrid drives and electrified vehicles – the Audi e-tron models.
  • 07/09/12
    Models

    The Audi Q5 – new power for a winner

    The Audi Q5 combines the sports appeal of a sedan with high variability of its interior space and many practical solutions for recreation and everyday driving. Audi has further sharpened the profile of its performance SUV in this facelift – in its styling, infotainment systems, assistance systems and engines. The Audi Q5 hybrid quattro is impressive in its fuel economy, and the new SQ5 TDI – the first S model from Audi with a diesel engine – rounds out the model lineup upwards.
  • 05/09/12
    Technology

    High-voltage battery project house at the Ingolstadt/Gaimersheim site

    Audi is pressing ahead with its electric mobility activities and is launching operation of its new high-voltage battery project house. Located in Gaimersheim, not far from the Ingolstadt plant, more than 100 specialists are working on energy storage devices for electric drives and are looking at all the key aspects – from development and manufacture through to testing the battery systems.

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