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Audi of America appoints Jeri Ward as Vice President and Chief Communications Officer


  • Michigan native has been with Audi of America since 2007
  • Audi climbed to top three from 13th place in customer experience with Ward directing efforts in her most recent role
  • First ever female Vice President for Audi of America

Audi of America today appointed Jeri Ward Vice President and Chief Communications Officer to lead U.S. public relations efforts for the brand as its record-setting growth story continues to unfold.

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The new form of automotive freedom: the Audi prologue allroad show car

Audi prologue allroad

  • Third member of the Audi prologue family for all types of roads
  • Innovative display and operating concept for digital interaction
  • Powerful and efficient with plug-in hybrid technology from Audi

High-end technology and unrestricted everyday practicality, plus alluring elegance: The Audi prologue allroad is making its world premiere at Auto Shanghai. In any terrain, in any situation: the five-door model with the raised body provides a new emphasis in the Audi prologue show car family. Its operating concept enables digital interaction between driver and passengers; the plug-in hybrid drive impresses with 540 kW (734 hp), yet low consumption.

Audi announces pricing for the new 2016 A6 and A7 model lines


  • Award-winning vehicles get more dynamic designs, improved technology and greater power and efficiency
  • New 2.0 Liter TFSI engine – the most powerful engine in its class, with greater performance and efficiency
  • Standard next generation of MMI® with Audi connect® and rapid 4G LTE connectivity

Audi today announced pricing for the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines. With new engines and updated design, all Audi A6 and A7 models now offer more power, greater fuel efficiency and class-leading technology for two of the Audi brand’s top-selling vehicles. The 2016 A6 and A7 sedans boast more athletic design as well as new headlights and driver assistance systems. New infotainment systems provide even higher levels of interior luxury and refinement.

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B9 A4 and other Next generation Audi test mules spotted in California!


Last week we heard from an R8 enthusiast about an Audi convoy that he spotted. He was driving on the 210 East heading out of Los Angeles. When he spotted the new 2016 R8 followed by three other spiral wrapped Audis (A4 and A5s) driving with it. Unfortunately, he couldn’t capture any photos.

Thanks to the quick reaction of Purist member Dave Skulman who was out driving on Mulholland Highway. Today, we can finally bring you some photos of the camouflaged B9 A4 followed by the 2016 R8 and 2016 TT Roadster. The later two aren’t as important as they have both been publicly unveiled already.

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Audi starts WEC season from second row

WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone 2015

  • Loïc Duval/Lucas di Grassi/Oliver Jarvis in position three
  • Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars of Audi Sport Team Joest in the top five
  • Head of Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: “Good base for the race”

Motorsport fans can look forward to a thrilling FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season opener. In the qualifying session at Silverstone (Great Britain) the gaps between the top cars amounted to only a few tenths of a second. Loïc Duval, Lucas di Grassi and Oliver Jarvis, who will be starting the 6-hour race on Sunday from position three in their Audi R18 e-tron quattro, were the best Audi team.
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Audi ready to battle for World Endurance Championship title

WEC Prologue 2015

  • Better aerodynamics, efficiency and speed: the new R18 e-tron quattro
  • Two strong driver teams with great ambitions
  • Season opener at Silverstone: a challenging classic
Audi is ready for the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). On Sunday, April 12, at Silverstone in the UK, the chase begins for the World Championship title that Audi won in 2012 and 2013. With two new R18 e-tron quattro cars and six successful drivers, Audi Sport Team Joest will be battling for the first victory in the new season.

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Over 900 hp engine with 18 karat gold anodized turbo chargers on a DTM widebody Audi RS6 sets the new standard.

Team Betsafe’s Swedish freeskiing legend Jon Olsson is famous for owning some of the most extravagant cars in the world. This time around Jon has built a machine that takes a strong claim to the title of the world’s meanest station wagon: the Audi RS6 DTM.

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AUDI AG: sales growth in all regions in February


  • Around 122,550 deliveries worldwide in the month – up 4.2 percent
  • Sales chief Luca de Meo: “New A6 generation with strong performance in the full-size class”
  • 50th consecutive record-breaking month for Audi in the United States

AUDI AG continues to grow: despite the model changeover for the A1* and Q3* in Europe and a shortened sales month in China, the company exceeded prior-year sales in February. Around 122,550 customers opted for the four rings last month, up 4.2 percent. Strong growth was achieved with the now globally available A3 family* (+47.4%) and the latest generation of the A6* (+10.8%). Since the start of the year, worldwide deliveries across all models are up 7.4 percent to around 260,250.

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Audi honors 91 dealers with 2014 Magna Society Awards


  • Each winning dealer ranks among the most outstanding Audi retailers in the U.S.
  • Audi customer service and business objectives must be met in order to earn Magna Society status
  • Twelve dealerships were distinguished as 2014 Audi Elite Magna Society winners

Audi honored 91 top-performing dealerships in the U.S. with the Magna Society Awards, a distinction for dealers who achieved excellent performance in 2014.

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2016 Audi A6 earns IIHS highest rating of Top Safety Pick+


  • A6 receives highest possible rating in Small Overlap crash test; and achieves Top Safety Pick+ rating when equipped with available Driver Assistance package
  • Reflects the Audi brand’s commitment to safety
  • 2016 A6 model line start of sales is this month

Newly refreshed for the 2016 model year, the Audi A6 has earned the rating of Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with the available Driver Assistance package and produced after January 2015. Top Safety Pick+ is the highest 2015 rating available from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2016 A6 recently underwent the IIHS Small Overlap Front Crash test and received the highest possible rating of “good”.

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