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VW picks former Audi R&D boss to run Bentley, Bugatti brands | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has appointed Audi’s former development chief to take the reins at Bentley and Bugatti, the third top management change at the two ultra-luxury auto brands in just over three years.<p>The logo on the back of a Bentley Motors vehicle is seen at the 2013 Los …

The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta aims at Audi with improved safety tech and new headlights

Volkswagen revealed its facelifted 2015 Jetta to the world today, just ahead of the New York International Auto Show.<p>The Jetta’s front and rear …

Audi expects to sell half million cars in China this year | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury division Audi plans to sell about half a million cars this year in China, the world’s biggest auto market, and raise the number of its Chinese dealers to 500 by 2017.<p>The company logo is seen on the bonnet of a Audi car during the media day ahead …

5 Things Every Marketer Can Learn From The Mercedes And Audi Social Video Campaigns

In a little less than a decade, since Youtube became the most trafficked video site on the web, brands have been competing with each other to reach an online and mobile customer base. One of the fiercest battles to erupt are amid the world’s automotive manufacturers.<p>And, as we’ve seen at the 2014 …

2014 Audi A6 TDI First Test

A Clean Fight for Six-Cylinder Supremacy<p>The six-cylinder turbodiesel in the 2014 Audi A6 TDI is the newest engine to power the A6, and it’s putting up a clean fight. Its direct competitors are the diesel-powered BMW 535d xDrive and Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec 4Matic, but there’s another interesting …

Audi A3 voted World Car of 2014

The Audi A3, the premium compact bestseller from the brand with the four rings, is the 2014 World Car of the Year at the New York Auto Show.<p>The third …

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Audi Plans For Bigger SUV No Small Cars Currently

BMW had recently announced that it would be working on a bigger SUV in their X-range, which could be called the X7. Their German rival, Audi, could …

VW struggles as Audi, Mercedes, Land Rover boom

Volkswagen, the biggest-selling Europen brand in the U.S., stumbled badly in April, reporting a sales drop of 8.4% as it struggles through a void of the splashy new-model introductions that help keep a car company's sales strong.<p>Only the mid-size Passat sedan and Sportwagen posted small gains among …

To make a car, Audi had to blow one up

About an hour from Munich, Audi basically runs a city. Its headquarters are situated in Ingolstadt, a city of around 125,000 people. Audi employs over 35,000 here, an enormous complex housing corporate offices, research and development centers, production lines, and a large museum and visitors' …

Audi Feature Tells You When Traffic Lights Will Turn Green

On display at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Audi is currently testing its new Smart City Traffic Light Assistance, a system that …

Audi details updated 3.0L V6 TDI engine

The brands in the Volkswagen Group have shown that they can develop some of the world's best diesel engines for passenger cars. At the Vienna Motor Symposium taking place May 8 and 9, Audi has an updated one to add to its lineup. It's launching a new version of the 3.0 TDI V6 with better efficiency …

Audi First to Market With Laser Headlights, Beats BMW ¬

It seems that the “friendly competition” between Audi and BMW has been settled—at least temporarily—with a lighting-technology victory for Audi. The boys from Ingolstadt have revealed the first production car with laser headlights, a special-edition R8 LMX for European markets. The new model debut …

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2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition Priced At Under $19,000

On sale in Europe for the some time, the seven-generation 2015 Volkswagen Golf is about to hit U.S. showrooms.<p>Volkswagen announced pricing for the …

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Volkswagen's Golf SportWagen has a new name, same utility

Hey, remember the New York Auto Show from a few weeks back? Well, Volkswagen showed off a car that it called a concept, but that was basically a production-ready vehicle. It was called the Golf TDI SportWagen Concept, and we didn't need to exercise our powers of deduction to figure out what car …

2013-2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid Recalled Over Airbag Software Issue

A recall has been issued for 2013 and 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid vehicles, to fix faulty airbag software.<p>The recall will correct an issue with software …

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