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Audi is a German carmaker that makes various types of vehicles ranging from supermini to crossover SUVs. It maintains its worldwide headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany. Audi produces luxury automobiles and is the number one luxury brand in the world. Their other products include sedans, coupes, compacts and sport models. They are a majority owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen group.

By Adrian Dorofte on May 13, 2011 - 3:51PM
Going green is the trend adopted nowadays by almost any serious carmaker. As petrol supplies are constantly diminishing and the era of the conventional internal is obviously approaching the finish line, it's better to search for the best alternatives to power the cars you produce. Audi is calling the tune with the 'e-gas project' initiative which eyes the advent of the CO2-neutral mobility.
By Adrian Dorofte on May 10, 2011 - 3:43AM
According to latest rumours in the industry, the Cross Cabriolet concept of 2007 will eventually become reality five years after, in 2012.
By Patrick Rall on May 9, 2011 - 6:44PM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the Volkswagen Auto Group is recalling certain Audi A6, S6 and RS6 due to the fuel tank rollover valve creating a possible fire risk.
By Dave Van Sickle on May 5, 2011 - 2:54PM
Audi has abandoned tradition with the all-new 2012 Audi A7, by combining the cachet of a coupe with the status of a sedan and the practicality of a wagon. The novel, five-door design features a lightweight chassis, state-of-the-art supercharged V6, latest generation quattro all-wheel drive and the latest advanced driver assistance and multimedia systems that buyers expect in the premium segment.
By Patrick Rall on May 4, 2011 - 3:19PM
It seems like just yesterday when I was tearing open my fresh copy of Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed and gaming super-company Electronic Arts has already issued a brief look at the Next generation of the NFS series with a YouTube video of Need for Speed – The Run.
By Cheryl Phillips on April 27, 2011 - 2:56PM
Women around the world have become very influential in the decision making process of purchasing an automobile. The newly released 2011 Women’s World Car of the Year Award winners list will certainly play a part in that decision for women who are in the market for a new car.
By Keith Griffin on April 27, 2011 - 12:18PM
The 2011 Audi A8, now in its third generation, continues to be a standout luxury sedan in a field crowded with competition from BMW, Mercedes, Lexus, and to a minor extent, even Hyundai with its Equus.
By Armen Hareyan on April 13, 2011 - 2:37PM
The 2011 Shanghai Auto Show on April 19 will host the presentation of the Audi Q3, but the company unveiled the first pictures of Q3's new design today.
By Don Bain on April 9, 2011 - 6:32PM
According to, the three brands with the highest percentage of female buyers are MINI, Kia and Honda. Nearly half the sales of these relatively fuel-efficient brands are to women. Men gravitate towards models and lines like Porsche, Corvette, BMW M3, Audi S5 and big powerful trucks.
By Don Bain on February 23, 2011 - 1:27PM
As more and more telematics are involved in automotive technology, the speed at which your car’s computer can download information grows in importance. Realizing this Audi has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent to create an A8 model that can transfer data faster than standard 3G or DSL connections.
By Don Bain on February 16, 2011 - 1:02PM
Are Audi and Voith taking the lead in developing the materials for automotive production? Carbon fiber elements along with other composites create lighter, yet structurally sound components and are a rapidly changing aspect of the automotive universe.
By Don Bain on February 14, 2011 - 2:18PM
A select panel of distinguished jurors picked the Audi A7 Sportback as the winner of 10 eligible vehicles in the Auto Bild Design Summit Feb. 11 by a wide margin. The five-door coupe received spectacular praise from jurors recognized for their expertise in the field.
By Patrick Rall on February 11, 2011 - 5:56PM
Volkswagen Auto Group is currently under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for a possible problem relating to their fuel pump and should the government agency find it to be faulty, the German automaker could be variety of popular vehicles.
By Keith Griffin on February 10, 2011 - 1:05AM
In what is becoming a regular occurrence, the Chevrolet Volt has been named Drivers’ Choice “Best of the Year” by the editorial staff of MotorWeek, a PBS institution.
By Keith Griffin on February 2, 2011 - 10:09AM
The 10 semi-finalists for the World Car of the Year and six semi-finalists for World Green Car of the Year have been announced.
By Frank Sherosky on January 31, 2011 - 8:27PM
Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) cover just about every industry and sector except the one that is growing by leaps and bounds in emerging markets - the global auto industry.
By Keith Griffin on January 28, 2011 - 12:02PM
Carnegie Mellon University has released a study of diesel engines that show they recuperate their extra cost quickly.
By Keith Griffin on January 18, 2011 - 12:38PM
On the heels of its presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show of a car that could drive itself, Audi has announced a three-year initiative with four major universities to make urban driving safer.
By Patrick Rall on January 14, 2011 - 1:57PM
Audi looks to redefine the look of a luxury car with the 2011 Audi A8 and with their new ad set to air during the Super Bowl XLV, Audi says “goodbye” to the items often associated with the usual aging luxury auto buyers, which happens to include a new Mercedes Benz.
By Frank Sherosky on January 11, 2011 - 9:39PM
The 2011 Detroit Auto Show opened the first day of press preview with a major NAIAS event, the Car & Truck of the Year Awards, and ended the second press day with the EyesOn Design (EOD) Awards in two segments for design excellence: concept and production.
By Keith Griffin on January 10, 2011 - 3:48PM
The first of two media days for the Detroit Auto Show in 2011 is showing a big emphasis on stunning design reveals in spite of the fact that most announcements today were eclipsed by the manufacturers themselves releasing news and photos ahead of time.
By Keith Griffin on January 7, 2011 - 11:34AM
Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler’s keynote address at CES 2011 brought news of a self driving car plus other technological advancements that show the German car maker taking broad new steps in the marketplace.
By Patrick Rall on January 5, 2011 - 11:47AM
We have been hearing about Volkswagen's New Midsized Sedan for months now and thanks to a not-so-subtle plug on the company website, we know now that the car known just as the NMS will be formally introduced at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.
By Keith Griffin on January 4, 2011 - 6:23PM
Audi is coming off a 2010 that was its best ever with more than 100,000 models sold for the first time, easily eclipsing the former record of 2007 when it sold 93,506 vehicles in 2007. Sales were up 22.9% over 2009 when it sold 82,717.
By Keith Griffin on December 30, 2010 - 4:18PM
There are still a couple days left to save 1 percent on the purchase of certain 2011 models. As of Tuesday, prices will be rising on the Audi A4/S4, A5/S5, Q7, and R8V10 in what the German automaker euphemistically calls a price adjustment.
By Jeffrey Zygmont on December 15, 2010 - 1:42PM
As of mid December, Audi of America had sold more cars than in any other year in its history. The luxury importer was on track to sell more than 100,000 vehicles by the end of 2010 – a milestone for the company.
By Frank Sherosky on December 9, 2010 - 1:30PM
Two years since many CAD operators in Detroit were laid off, separated or early retired, the auto industry is starting once again to show interest in hiring. Question is, will they be able to find qualified candidates in time for the upcoming programs?
By Keith Griffin on November 29, 2010 - 9:40AM
Saturday may be the busiest day of the week for car dealerships, but at least one manufacturer, Audi, thinks Sunday is the best day to gets its message in front of Americans.
By Armen Hareyan on November 15, 2010 - 9:59PM
Audi plans to launch its first hybrid car next year. It will be based on the automaker's sport utility vehicle, the Q5.