2011 News Archive




December 2011




27 Dec-11

Audi stepping up the pace again in 2012: 1,200 new jobs and new investment program

21 Dec-11
Audi Powered Exotics - Updated!

20 Dec-11
Audi R8 LMS ultra to fight for World Champion's title in 2012

19 Dec-11
Dieter Gass to reinforce Audi Sport

19 Dec-11
Donkervoort GTO: 'experience' has a new meaning

18 Dec-11
Audi to start its own racing series in China in 2012

17 Dec-11
Audi tests LMP1 sports car for 2012

16 Dec-11
Award-winning presence by Audi Sport

15 Dec-11
Audi's 3.0 L TFSI® Engine Wins Ward's 10 Best Engine Award

15 Dec-11
Double award for designers of Audi A6 body

13 Dec-11
Audi researching production of electrical energy storage devices

12 Dec-11
Audi quattro - the next generation - Inside the Crown Gear Differential

12 Dec-11
New Audi connect services: Internet radio and Google Street View

11 Dec-11
Motorsport Newsletter 39/2011: Timo Scheider wins "Battle of Champions"

11 Dec-11
Successful test of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM

09 Dec-11
Audi driving experience

07 Dec-11
Audi sales up 28 percent in November

04 Dec-11
Motorsport Newsletter 38/2011: Kristensen in Race of Champions finale

01 Dec-11
Audi reports best U.S. November sales in its history; 11th record-setting month of 2011LE

01 Dec-11
New plant in China to build Audi A3 from 2013



November 2011





30 Nov-11

Streets without limits: Audi and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group present "Urban Future"at Design Miami/

30 Nov-11
Audi unveiled "A1 SAMURAI BLUE" at the Tokyo Motor Show

29 Nov-11
Audi achieves highest-ever U.S. annual sales eclipsing 101,629 record set in 2010

25 Nov-11
Audi R8 GT named "Sports Car of the Year 2011"

25 Nov-11
Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions

25 Nov-11
AUDI AG increases development capacity

22 Nov-11
Audi active safety workshop - The new Audi driver assistance systems and lighting technologies

22 Nov-11
Four wins for Audi at Auto Trophy 2011

21 Nov-11
Martin Tomczyk seeks new challenge

21 Nov-11
Motorsport Newsletter 36/2011: ADAC Christophorus for Martin Tomczyk

20 Nov-11
LA Auto Show Coverage

17 Nov-11
Audi to Advertise During Super Bowl XLVI

17 Nov-11
Audi R8 LMS ultra to be launched in 2012

16 Nov-11
Audi Wins Three 2012 ALG Residual Value Awards

14 Nov-11
Audi of America Appoints Jeri Ward as First-Ever Director of Customer Experience

14 Nov-11
The new Audi S6 for 2013 Model Year

14 Nov-11
The new Audi S7 for 2013 Model Year

14 Nov-11
The new Audi S8 for 2013 Model Year

13 Nov-11
Motorsport Newsletter 35/2011: Mattias Ekström at "Golden Steering Wheel" event

13 Nov-11
Podium for Audi at ILMC finale in China

12 Nov-11
Audi on second row at ILMC finale

10 Nov-11
Audi and Columbia University Kick Off 'Experiments in Motion' in New York City

10 Nov-11
2012 AUDI A7 Selected by Motor Press Guild to Receive the First-Ever 'Vehicle of the Year' Award

10 Nov-11
Audi wins the "Golden Steering Wheel": Award goes to the A6

10 Nov-11
Around the world in a year with Audi Tradition

07 Nov-11
AUDI AG: Strong sales figures in China, United Kingdom and United States

04 Nov-11
Audi R18 TDI to compete in record market China

03 Nov-11
Audi Q3 Trans China Tour 2011 successfully reaches finish line

02 Nov-11
Record operating profit for the Audi Group: €1.4 billion in the third quarter

01 Nov-11
Audi reports best U.S. October sales in its history; tenth record-setting month of 2011

01 Nov-11
TT-East 2011: Autumn Driving Tour of New York State



October 2011





31-Oct-11

Uphill, downhill: the Audi through the terrain

30-Oct-11
Motorsport Newsletter 33/2011: Audi R8 LMS triumphs at VLN finale

28-Oct-11
Pilot project kicks off with Audi A1 e-tron in Munich

27-Oct-11
The new Audi A4 and the new Audi S4

27-Oct-11
Audi 80 / Audi A4 Ten million units – milestone in the Audi midsize class

25-Oct-11
Audi A7, Audi Q7 win 2012 Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year Awards

24-Oct-11
Motorsport Newsletter 32/2011: Audi A5 DTM in front of large crowd

24-Oct-11
Perfect: Audi clinches all DTM titles

20-Oct-11
Tom Kristensen in the new Audi A5 DTM

20-Oct-11
Audi RS 3 wins Autonis 2011 design prize

19-Oct-11
October 19, 2011 The Audi Environmental Foundation publishes book aimed at young researchers

16-Oct-11
Motorsport Newsletter 31/2011: Audi R8 LMS wins title in Italy

14-Oct-11
Audi Q3 Trans China Tour 2011 starts in Beijing

10-Oct-11
Cultivated dynamics and systematic efficiency – the Audi S8

10-Oct-11
Audi sets new sales record in September

07-Oct-11
Audi reports best-ever September U.S. sales, marking ninth straight record-setting month of 2011

07-Oct-11
Audi Twin Cup: the world's best service teams

02-Oct-11
Audi driver Martin Tomczyk is DTM Champion

02-Oct-11
Motorsport Newsletter 29/2011: Hoffenheim soccer colors on Audi R8 LMS

01-Oct-11
Disappointing Petit Le Mans for Audi


September 2011




23-Sep-11

Audi and FX launch short-form original series, ‘Untitled Jersey City Project'

23-Sep-11
U.S. debut of the Audi R18 TDI

23-Sep-11
First match ball for Audi in the DTM

22-Sep-11
Audi Sport Quattro Driven!

22-Sep-11
“The city talks back” – Audi Urban Future Summit reflects theses on the mobility of the future

19-Sep-11
Audi Challenges Drivers to 'Take the Pledge' for Better, Safer Road

17-Sep-11
Victory in Malaysia thwarted by tire failure

14-Sep-11
Audi at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Photo Gallery

13-Sep-11
Audi presents the new A5 DTM

13-Sep-11
Small-series limited edition: the A8 L W12 Audi exclusive concept

13-Sep-11
The new 4.0 TFSI

13-Sep-11
Audi Urban Future Summit 2011 discusses "cities of the future"

11-Sep-11
Motorsport Newsletter 26/2011: World premiere of the Audi A5 DTM at the IAA

11-Sep-11
Audi with good performance but lack of fortune

09-Sep-11
Experience Audi virtually at the IAA

08-Sep-11
Audi and Best Buddies International seek new fundraising record in support of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

08-Sep-11
Racing version of Audi TT RS now available for ordering

08-Sep-11
Audi sales volume up 17 percent in August

07-Sep-11
The Audi A2 concept – premium-class space concept with by-wire technology

07-Sep-11
Audi R8 LMS to be homologated for Grand-Am

06-Sep-11
Audi A2 Concept Photos

06-Sep-11
The new 4.0 TFSI engine with 'cylinder on demand”: high-end technologies for efficiency and refinement

04-Sep-11
Motorsport Newsletter 25/2011: Dr. Ullrich to serve on FIA World Sportscar Championship Commission

04-Sep-11
One-two-three result and lead of the standings for Audi - with quotes after the race

03-Sep-11
First pole position for Mike Rockenfeller with quotes after qualifying

02-Sep-11
What does Petit Le Mans mean to me?

02-Sep-11
Last European stop for the Audi R18 TDI

01-Sep-11
The Audi A2 concept - premium-class space concept

01-Sep-11
Audi reports best-ever August U.S. sales, marking the eighth straight record-setting month of 2011



August 2011




24-Aug-11

Five stars for the Audi A6 in the Euro NCAP crash test

23-Aug-11
Consistently efficient – the Audi A8 hybrid

22-Aug-11
New Audi Technology Magazine – of visionaries and schools of fish

22-Aug-11
How award-winning recording artist Ryan Farish uses an Audi soundcheck to refine his music

21-Aug-11
100th win for the Audi R8 LMS

18-Aug-11
Audi Ranked Best Luxury Brand for Total Cost of Ownership by Kelley Blue Book’s Kbb.com

17-Aug-11
Audi R8 LMS Racing Simulator by Sony PlayStation

11-Aug-11
Kempten commitment to maximum urban sportiness – the new ABT Q3

10-Aug-11
Wolfsgart 2011

10-Aug-11:
The Audi urban concept – a completely new kind of concept car

07-Aug-11:
Audi driver Mattias Ekström commandingly wins - Quotes after the race

06-Aug-11:
60th pole position for Audi in the DTM - Quotes Comments after qualifying

05-Aug-11:
Forget the sharks. Audi will offer its fans R8 GT content with real bite next week

05-Aug-11:
Audi sets new sales record in July

04-Aug-11:
The Road To Petit Le Mans

04-Aug-11:
Innovation engine: The new 1.8 TFSI

03-Aug-11:
Audi earns Brand of the Year honors

03-Aug-11:
Audi of America Partners with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences For the Primetime Emmy® Awards

02-Aug-11:
Audi reports best-ever July sales in the U.S., marking the seventh straight record-setting month for 2011


July 2011



31-Jul-11:
Audi R8 LMS wins the most important endurance race for GT cars

29-Jul-11:
24h Spa: Two Audi R8 LMS in the top ten - and comments after qualifying

29-Jul-11:
Audi Group: Record operating profit of EUR 2.5 billion in first-half of 2011

27-Jul-11:
First Audi TT RS sold in U.S. marks return of heralded high-performance RS line

26-Jul-11:
Audi Annual Report takes Platinum and Gold at 2010 Vision Award

24-Jul-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 19/2011: New safety seat for Audi R8 LMS immediately available

22-Jul-11:
Audi R8 LMS faces stiff competition at Spa

21-Jul-11:
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler receives e-Car Award as “Personality of the Year”

19-Jul-11:
AUDI AG: new logistics center in Neckarsulm

19-Jul-11:
The Audi Q3: new ideas for the interior

18-Jul-11:
Audi adds five new entries for 2012 model year

17-Jul-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 18/2011: Audi drivers meet Neuer, Ribery and company

16-Jul-11:
The best of two worlds - the Audi A6 hybrid

15-Jul-11:
DTM 2012: Audi banks on A5

14-Jul-11:
Audi Urban Future Summit 2011

13-Jul-11:
Royal visit marks start of production for the new Audi Q3

13-Jul-11:
Beauty, power and efficiency - the new Audi A5

08-Jul-11:
Audi announces pricing for 2012 MY TT RS

07-Jul-11:
Audi Connects owners to the WWW

07-Jul-11:
Audi Hungaria: Foundation stone laid for plant extension at Gyor

07-Jul-11:
AUDI AG: record deliveries of more than 652,950 cars in first half

06-Jul-11:
Record six months for Audi in China

05-Jul-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 16/2011: Award for Audi Sport engineer

05-Jul-11:
Audi Q3 - premium SUV in a compact form

03-Jul-11:
Audi R18 TDI in third place at Imola

01-Jul-11:
Audi sets record for best June U.S. sales; best all-time sales of any quarter in brand’s history


June 2011




30-Jun-11:

Le Mans winner visits Norisring

25-Jun-11:
Audi celebrates class victories on the Nordschleife and Comments after the race at the Nürburgring

24-Jun-11:
Quotes after qualifying at the Nürburgring

24-Jun-11:
24h Nürburgring: Audi targets consistency

24-Jun-11:
Two new Audi R18 TDI cars for Imola

24-Jun-11:
Audi aims to also win at the Norisring

23-Jun-11:
100,000th Audi A1 rolls off the assembly line

22-Jun-11:
Audi offers customers unique 24 hours on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

22-Jun-11:
Meeting of legends in Goodwood

21-Jun-11:
Fast and precise: Audi Toolmaking Division gets its first mechanical tryout press

20-Jun-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 14/2011: Le Mans winning car to be driven around the Audi plant at Ingolstadt

20-Jun-11:
Audi also triumphs at the Lausitzring & Quotes after the race

18-Jun-11:

Audi aims to shine around the Nordschleife

17-Jun-11:
The new 2012 Audi R8 GT

17-Jun-11:
Facts about Audi’s tenth Le Mans victory

17-Jun-11:
Seven awards for Audi in “Sportiest Cars of 2011” reader survey

16-Jun-11:
DTM comeback for Tom Kristensen

12-Jun-11:
Quotes after the Le Mans 24 Hours

09-Jun-11:
Audi ultra on pole at Le Mans

09-Jun-11:
Rewarding innovative ideas

08-Jun-11:
Audi offers unique live experience from Le Mans

07-Jun-11:
Audi Q3 starts volume production

06-Jun-11:
DTM - Martin Tomczyk makes Audi cheer!

03-Jun-11:
Audi is ready for the race of the year

03-Jun-11:
NFL Star Tom Brady to Kick Off 2011 Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Hyannis Port

03-Jun-11:
Aggressive power and Audi ultra – the Audi R8 GT Spyder

01-Jun-11:
Audi sets record for best May U.S. sales; third-best month in brand’s history


May 2011



31-May-11:
Audi at “Wörthersee Tour 2011”

29-May-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 11/2011: Graz amazed by Audi DTM appearance

27-May-11:
Audi Trimaran

27-May-11:
Spielberg is calling - Audi will be there

26-May-11:
Audi RS4 On Line Petition

26-May-11:
Audi connect also in Audi R18 TDI

25-May-11:
Audi Sport launches Facebook page

25-May-11:
Audi wins honors at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum

23-May-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 10/2011: Audi A4 DTM drives through Graz

19-May-11:
Clean, safe and connected – Audi at Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin

19-May-11:
Climatic wind tunnel helps Audi at Le Mans

18-May-11:
Audi enters Audi quattro concept in Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

18-May-11:
Audi wins International Engine of the Year Award 2011 for 2.5-liter TFSI

17-May-11:
Germany Kieler Woche: full speed ahead for Audi

15-May-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 09/2011: Audi R8 LMS celebrates 75th victory

13-May-11:
Audi balanced mobility – The route to CO2-neutral mobility

12-May-11:
Audi dealers train to handle high-voltage electronics

12-May-11:
Audi R8 e-tron: A look inside the development workshop

12-May-11:
Audi Group: record deliveries and profit, extra jobs

11-May-11:
Audi customer racing: Know-how transfer between the race track and the road

11-May-11:
Audi: running shoes on, get set, go!

10-May-11:
Audi to introduce roadside assistance app for customers with smartphones in the U.S.

09-May-11:
Long-term commitment in New York

09-May-11:
AUDI AG: Sales growth in every region

08-May-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 08/2011: Honorary award for Audi racer Timo Bernhard

07-May-11:
Audi R18 TDI in third place on its debut

06-May-11:
Audi R18 TDI clinches top three grid positions on its race debut

06-May-11:
Busy schedule for Audi Sport

05-May-11:
Audi R18 TDI: Advantage through LED technology

04-May-11:
New Audi Apps for motorsport fans

03-May-11:
Audi Urban Future Initiative in New York: Is this what Manhattan will look like in 2030?

03-May-11:
Audi reports best-ever April U.S. sales

02-May-11:
Best first quarter for the Audi Group: Record deliveries and earnings

02-May-11:
Germany Soccer world stars meet at Audi Cup

01-May-11:
Mattias Ekström clinches podium for Audi & Quotes After Race at Hockenheim


April 2011




30-Apr-11:
Audi starts into 2011 DTM from front row & Quotes After Qualifying

29-Apr-11:
First racing commitment of the Audi R18 TDI

28-Apr-11:
Miss World visits Audi at the DTM

28-Apr-11:
Unique TDI engine for the Audi R18 TDI

27-Apr-11:
Audi race experience again on the attack

27-Apr-11:
Audi Urban Future Initiative Arrives in New York City May 7 through 9

25-Apr-11:
Germany Motorsport Newsletter 06/2011: Federal Cross of Merit for Timo Scheider

24-Apr-11:
Successful dress rehearsal for Audi R18 TDI at Le Mans

21-Apr-11:
Audi relying on ultra lightweight technology for Le Mans

20-Apr-11:
Audi partners with comedian Stephen Colbert for 2011 Charleston Bermuda Race

19-Apr-11:
Video - A Paper A7

19-Apr-11:
Audi hands over first R8 GT to customer

19-Apr-11:
Concentrated technical expertise – in the Audi A3 e-tron concept

18-Apr-11:
2011 Mt. Washington Hillclimb Competitor Entry List Revealed

17-Apr-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 05/2011: Audi R18 TDI live on Eurosport

15-Apr-11:
Audi Brings to Life the All-New A7 with Interactive Billboard in New York’s Times Square

15-Apr-11:
Audi of America appoints Peter Donnellan as Director, After Sales

14-Apr-11:
DTM countdown: Proven technology, new tires

14-Apr-11:
World premiere for universal connector for fast charging of electric vehicles in Shanghai

14-Apr-11:
DTM countdown: Proven technology, new tires

13-Apr-11:
Audi extends its golf commitment

10-Apr-11:
Motorsport Newsletter 04/2011: Grand Audi appearance in Wiesbaden

08-Apr-11:
20 million engines produced in Gyor

07-Apr-11:
DTM countdown: Audi at full throttle in Wiesbaden

07-Apr-11:
Roughly 312,600 deliveries add up to Audi’s best first quarter

06-Apr-11:
With Audi from North Pole to South Pole

05-Apr-11:
The Pirelli GP Challenge Fantasy Game Pirelli Tires invites you to play an exciting Pirelli GP Challenge Fantasy Game online and win a trip to an F1 race!

05-Apr-11:
DTM stars at wheel of the Audi R8 LMS

04-Apr-11:
Waterfest 17: Online Registration has begun!

04-Apr-11:
Audi sets U.S. prices for all-new 2012 Audi A7

04-Apr-11:
Audi splashes color in the DTM

03-Apr-11:
Timo Bernhard honors female athletes

01-Apr-11:
Audi reports best-ever March U.S. sales and best first quarter in company history


March 2011




31-Mar-11:
Audi brings progress and innovation to two wheels with launch of duo hardwood bicycles

25-Mar-11:
Audi tests next R18 evolution

24-Mar-11:
Audi most successful premium brand in all-wheel drive segment

23-Mar-11:
Audi Magazine: honors for print and digital editions

22-Mar-11:
What is Audi Connect?

22-Mar-11:
Audi Names T-Mobile as the Wireless Carrier for Advanced Audi Connect Systems in the U.S.

20-Mar-11:
Audi R15 TDI shows strong performance in “farewell” race

18-Mar-11:
Audi R15 TDI on front row at “farewell”

16-Mar-11:
Audi R8 GT U.S. pricing starts at $196,800 as sales of limited-production sports car begin

14-Mar-11:
Two Minnesota Audi Owners Celebrate 300,000 Miles Driven

14-Mar-11:
2011 Mount Washington Hill Climb Announced

09-Mar-11:
Team O'Neil Winter Safety School

09-Mar-11:
Audi Group: Best result in corporate history

07-Mar-11:
Audi RS 3 Sportback – superb power in compact format

04-Mar-11:
Germany A5 Cabriolet for the winner of the German Open

03-Mar-11:
Audi Q5 hybrid quattro

01-Mar-11:
Audi sets second-straight monthly record this year; best February U.S. sales in company history

01-Mar-11:
Concentrated technical expertise – all in the Audi A3 concept technical study

February 2011



28-Feb-11:

iPhone app: Test drive the new Audi RS 3

21-Feb-11:
Audi presents A3 concept in Geneva

16-Feb-11:
Duel with Audi S4 and Audi Carbon Ski

16-Feb-11:
AUDI AG and Voith GmbH form development partnership

16-Feb-11:
How DKW changed the automotive world

16-Feb-11:
Audi A8 with broadband Internet connection

15-Feb-11:
Elegance in its most impressive form – the new ABT A7

15-Feb-11:
High-security version of the Audi A8 soon to be launched

14-Feb-11:
Audi connect: the path to networked mobility

11-Feb-11:
Audi A7 Sportback wins Design Summit

11-Feb-11:
Audi A6 allroad quattro wins OFF ROAD AWARD 2011

10-Feb-11:
Audi R8 Spyder chosen as Best Dream Machine by MotorWeek

09-Feb-11:
Lightweight design for winter sports: the Audi Carbon Ski

07-Feb-11:
AUDI AG: Best January on record

06-Feb-11:
1-2 victory for Audi R8 LMS at Bathurst

05-Feb-11:
Audi R8 LMS locks out first row at Bathurst

04-Feb-11:
Audi A1 voted top “Sensible Car”

03-Feb-11:
Dr. Wolfgang Huhn is “Man of the decade”

02-Feb-11:
Audi January U.S. sales increase 20% to set another monthly record

01-Feb-11:
Audi Reveals Details of Super Bowl Ad

January 2011


31-Jan-11:
Successful test for the Audi R18

26-Jan-11:
Four Audi models earn top marks in the Strategic Vision 2010 Total Value Index™

24-Jan-11:
The quattro technologies from Audi

24-Jan-11:
The new Audi A6: high tech in the executive class

24-Jan-11:
Audi confirms driver line-up for new Audi R18

20-Jan-11:
Audi Night delights guests at Hahnenkamm

20-Jan-11:
Audi launches eco-friendly auto show initiative with digital collateral

20-Jan-11:
A small-scale e-tron study: Audi at the International Toy Fair in Nuremberg

20-Jan-11:
Audi, researchers at four U.S. universities begin work on solutions to urban mobility challenges

13-Jan-11:
Audi Debuts Super Bowl Companion Ad During the NFL Playoffs

12-Jan-11:
New Audi A6 wins prestigious EyesOn Design award at Detroit auto show

04-Jan-11:

Audi shatters all-time U.S. sales record in 2010; brand expects momentum to continue into 2011