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Aug
28

2015 Audi RS 3 Sportback Spy Video

The new RS version of the Audi A3 Sportback is in the final stages of development, with the latest testing being done at Germany’s Nürburgring. The vehicle is the 2015 RS 3 Sportback, and it is expected to be revealed later this year or in early 2015. While it’s scheduled to go on sale in Europe during the coming year, at present the RS 3 Sportback is yet to be confirmed for the U.S. market; instead, we may have to wait until a new RS 3 sedan is launched. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
27

Romeo Ferraris presents Audi S1 310-hp ABT Sportsline kit

Romeo Ferraris Audi S1 310 hp ABT Sportsline kit Romeo Ferraris presents Audi S1 310 hp ABT Sportsline kitThe Audi S1 is the latest arrived in the spotrscar range of the Ingolstad-based manufacturer and has been revamped by ABT Sportsline in a really attractive package available from Romeo Ferraris. Under the bonnet, a new electronic engine module boosts the power to the 310-hp Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
26

Even More Powerful and Efficient – The New 48-volt Technology From Audi

The New 48 volt Technology From Audi Even More Powerful and Efficient – The New 48 volt Technology From AudiAudi is to upgrade part of its vehicle electrical system from twelve to 48 volts. The move represents another technical building block for facilitating the integration of new automotive technologies while increasing the power and efficiency of its cars.

“We are using the full bandwidth of electrification in our drive principles strategy. Running part of the vehicle electrical system at 48 volts plays a central role in this,” commented Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management for Technical Development at Audi. “It enables us to make more energy available. That paves the way for new technologies with which we can make our cars more sporty, more efficient and more convenient to use.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
25

Driving Experience Day and Car Handover for FC Bayern München in Neuburg

Audi and FC Bayern Munchen Front Driving Experience Day and Car Handover for FC Bayern München in NeuburgA few hours following the successful kickoff to the 2014/2015 Bundesliga season, players and officials of FC Bayern München had the opportunity of another ‘key experience.’ On the premises of the Audi driving experience center in Neuburg, the Chairman of Audi’s Board of Management Rupert Stadler handed over the new official cars to the German record champion this Saturday. Afterwards, a driver safety training session was on the agenda.

The first three points scored and now breaking in a new Audi: For players and officials of FC Bayern München, the start of the 2014/2015 season this weekend was made to measure. On the day following the Bundesliga opening match against VfL Wolfsburg, the Bavarians arrived at the Audi driving experience center in Neuburg in their team bus. After the introduction of the squad to the employees and guests in attendance and the obligatory group photo, the first of two highlights was on the agenda: the official car handover. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
21

Audi is Germany’s Most Sustainable Company

Audi A3 Sportback e tron 2014 Front Angle Audi is Germany’s Most Sustainable CompanyGerman consumers have voted AUDI AG as the most sustainable company: In Facit Research’s ranking Sustainability Image Score 2014 (SIS), Audi took first place ahead of BMW and Hipp. “Sustainability is strategically anchored with us as a yardstick for all products and processes,” stated Dr. Peter F. Tropschuh, Head of Corporate Responsibility at AUDI AG. “This top ranking confirms to us that with the measures we are taking, we are on the right track to shape individual mobility in a responsible manner and to make our company fit for the future.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
20

Leaner, Greener Life Cycle for All-New Audi TT

A grade evaluation for new Audi TT 2014 Front Leaner, Greener Life Cycle for All New Audi TTAudi has made significant gains in reducing the whole-life impact on the environment of its latest high-tech sports car. Compared with its predecessor, the new Audi TT scores high with an increase in power output of up to 14 per cent and a simultaneous decrease in greenhouse gas emissions of 11 per cent. As the premium vehicle manufacturer states in its new life cycle assessment of the third-generation TT, this means that each car in the series saves around 5.5 tonnes of greenhouse gases over its entire life cycle. This includes not just carbon dioxide, but other substances such as methane, nitrous oxide and halogenated organic emissions. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
19

Audi Returns as a Sponsor of The 66th Emmy® Awards for The Fourth Consecutive Year

Audi Q3 2015 Front Audi Returns as a Sponsor of The 66th Emmy® Awards for The Fourth Consecutive YearAudi of America is returning for the fourth consecutive year as the official automotive sponsor and vehicle provider of the Television Academy with NBCUniversal and will highlight the brand’s all-new Q3 crossover throughout the 66th Emmy Awards, showcasing the brand’s dedication to performance and style. Additionally, Audi is elevating its sponsorship with a promotional campaign across NBCUniversal’s portfolio of networks, including NBC, USA, E! and digital platforms, leading up to the Primetime Emmy Awards with its #OffScript series starring Emmy-nominated actor, writer and comedian Fred Armisen and showcasing the Audi Q3. The spots will bring to life the theme of the Audi Q3 campaign, illustrating how “life is more interesting when you go off script,” in a fun, comedic way. Conceived and produced in partnership with NBCUniversal’s creative teams, the content will feature cameos by Krysten Ritter, JB Smoove and Norm Macdonald, who will also star in their own online videos that will be released during the Emmys telecast. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
18

Positive Life Cycle Assessment for The New Audi TT

Audi TT 2015 Front Positive Life Cycle Assessment for The New Audi TTDynamic performance and efficiency: The new Audi TT impressively combines both qualities. Compared with the predecessor model, the compact sports car scores high with an increase in power output of up to 14 percent and a simultaneous decrease in greenhouse gas emissions of 11 percent. As the premium vehicle manufacturer states in its new life cycle assessment of the third-generation TT, this means that each car in the series saves around 5.5 tonnes of greenhouse gases over its entire life cycle. This includes not just carbon dioxide, but other substances such as methane, nitrous oxide and halogenated organic emissions. Read the rest of this entry »