At the 2012 Audi Annual Press Conference, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler confirmed that the German automaker will be manufacturing plug-in hybrid variants of their A3, A4, and Q7 models. “While we are planning small-scale series production for this car, which is a vital element in our innovation and technology plans, the electric driving experience will… Continue Reading...
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BMW’s decision to build the X6 coupe-styled SUV may have seemed absurd at first, but demand for the unique and sporty AWD machine has far exceeded expectations, giving rise to rumors of competitors from the automaker’s main rivals. The latest comes from Audi, and it’s more than just a rumor with Audi boss Rupert Stadler… Continue Reading...
Much like parent company Volkswagen has its sights set on global domination, Audi feels it will soon surpass BMW to become the world’s number one premium automaker. According to CEO Rupert Stadler, Audi believes it can overtake BMW by 2015. Confidence at Audi comes party from news that it recently surpassed Mercedes-Benz in the global… Continue Reading...
Audi execs have repeatedly said that the A1 mini-car will not be sold in the U.S. But now Audi boss Rupert Stadler has confirmed that it will be sold here, but not any time soon. According to a report by Car & Driver, Audi is planning to sell its second-generation of the MINI competitor in… Continue Reading...
With Audi‘s recent unveiling of the A8 Hybrid at the Geneva Auto Show and news the Q5 Hybrid is on its way, Audi has made known plans to add more hybrid models, starting with the A6. According to a report by AutoWeek, the next-generation A6 will be offered in full hybrid form late in 2012… Continue Reading...
Audi will revive the A2 model, to slot in between its A3 hatchback and the funky new A1 model, which the company debuted at the Geneva Auto Show last week. “There’s clearly room for another product and another concept between the A3 and A1,” said Audi CEO Rupert Stadler to AutoWeek, which comes as a… Continue Reading...
Shown previously during the Design Week festivities in Miami, Audi’s new 2011 A8 flagship luxury sedan has now made its auto show debut in Detroit. Now you might not have believed that Audi’s massive front grille could get any more…. well… massive, but it has. In addition to this new design cue, which is sure… Continue Reading...
During a press conference that focused on Audi’s E-Tron electric concept, the German automaker didn’t give much time to hybrid technology – except to add on that hybrid versions of the Q5 and A8 are coming…. soon. Audi continues to put the main focus on its electric car developments, while quietly following the same hybrid… Continue Reading...
On December 1st Audi will finally reveal its next generation of the company’s A8 flagship luxury sedan. The unveiling will occur at a specially built Pavilion on Miami Beach, coinciding with the Audi-sponsored Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach art and design fairs. Along with the all new A8, Audi will debut its “The… Continue Reading...