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.
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.
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 in Germany selected the best automotive newcomers of the year. The prize, among the most coveted honors in the automotive industry throughout Europe, was presented on November 8th at the Axel-Springer-Haus in Berlin.
Audi, the home of quattro at Vietnam International Motor Show 2016
AUDI AG cumulative global sales increased by 4.9 percent since January to around 1,234,900 cars and are up in all the brand’s core regions: in Europe (+7.4%), North America (+5.2%) and Asia-Pacific (+3.8%) including Vietnam where Audi sales increased over 30%.
The all-new Audi A4 is 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.
AUDI AG Flying Technician at Audi Ho Chi Minh City and Audi Danang until 25th of March 2016
Experienced AUDI AG Flying technician Bernhard Hoecker is in Vietnam to provide dedicated car care and technical advice to Audi Ho Chi Minh City customers since March 14 th to 18th and will continue with Audi Danang customers from March 21st to 25th of 2016.