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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%).

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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.

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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.

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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 is one of the most coveted honors in the automotive industry throughout Europe.

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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.

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

The brand with the four rings is celebrating the anniversary of the Audi A3. The successful Audi model had its motor show premiere 20 years ago in Paris. Today the premium compact is available in a choice of four body styles, four drive systems and three trim lines.

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Audi Innovation Award Winner to be Announced at Design Days Dubai 2017

With only four weeks to go until the end of submissions, the number of registrations for the Audi Innovation Award has been steadily mounting. The ‘Audi Innovation Award’ is aimed at regional up and coming designers to stimulate design research and to highlight innovative ideas that will change the future.

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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 was showcasing its expertise at the conference in Barcelona for the first time. The premium automaker demonstrated with the aid of a scale model how a car develops intelligent parking strategies. The car manufacturer also provided specialists and potential applicants with information on jobs in innovative fields.

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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.

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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.

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Ducati's passion on show at Audi museum mobile

Ducati is renowned for its emotive motorbikes well outside of the Italian borders. Since July 2012, the tradition-rich Bologna-based brand with its sporty motorbikes is owned by the Audi Group.

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Audi R8 & Q7 join Dubai Police Fleet of Super Patrol Cars

Dubai, 13th November 2016, The Dubai Police General HQ has recently added six new Audi R8 and Audi Q7 cars to its supercar patrol fleet as part of their efforts to reach out to UAE residents on traffic safety.

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