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Press conference with Audi driver Mattias Ekström

Press conference with Audi driver Mattias Ekström

Will he end his unique career? Will he continue his dual-track commitment in the DTM and in the FIA World Rallycross Championship or concentrate on one of these two racing series in the 2018 season? There has been a lot of speculation about Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström’s future in racing in recent months. Now the decision has been made.

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Good ideas from employees: AUDI AG saves approximately €108.6 million in 2017

Good ideas from employees: AUDI AG saves approximately €108.6 million in 2017

Record results for the Audi Ideas Program: AUDI AG accepted and implemented approximately 15,000 suggestions for improvements from employees in 2017. This led to savings for the automobile manufacturer at its plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm of approximately €108.6 million last year, which is 23.4 percent more than in the previous year.

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Audi Smart Energy Network pilot project: eco-electricity intelligently managed

Audi Smart Energy Network pilot project: ||eco-electricity intelligently managed

Automobile, home and power supply combined to form an intelligent energy network: In a pilot project the Audi Smart Energy Network for the first time interacts with the power grid. This marks a major advance for grid stability.

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Audi Sport to start 2018 season in America and Australia with strong customer teams

Audi Sport to start 2018 season in America and Australia with strong customer teams

Two weeks following the one-two win in the 24-hour race in Dubai, the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 will now be racing in North America. The audience there will get to see the customer sport race car for the first time in the traditional opening round of the IMSA Series at Daytona from January 27 to 28. Just one week later, on February 4, the Intercontinental GT Challenge will kick off in Australia.

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Audi Anniversary Dates 2018

Audi Anniversary Dates 2018

In their digital booklet entitled "Anniversary Dates 2018", Audi Tradition provides information about the most important products, records and milestones in the history of Audi. There, prospective customers can learn more about the previous brands of the Four Rings and about groundbreaking models like the Audi V8.

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Tough day for Audi in Marrakesh

Tough day for Audi in Marrakesh

In round three of the Formula E electric racing series in Marrakesh (Morocco), following a strong beginning, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler only went home with a single point. Daniel Abt, after a drive-through penalty and a full course yellow which came at an unfavorable time, finished the race in 10th position. Title defender Lucas di Grassi had to park his Audi e-tron FE04 in the pits after only seven laps due to a technical problem.

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1,878,100 automobiles sold:Audi closes 2017 with new record-breaking sales

1,878,100 automobiles sold:||Audi closes 2017 with new record-breaking sales

AUDI AG has increased its global sales for the eighth year in a row. Despite a turbulent first half of the year, the company achieved a new record-breaking figure: Around 1,878,100 deliveries represent an increase of 0.6 percent. The Four Rings sold more than in the previous year in all three core markets in 2017: In the United States, Audi achieved new record-breaking sales month by month and closed the year 2017 with growth of 7.8 percent. In China, Audi not only managed to offset the poor delivery figures from the first half of the year, but even achieved a cumulative increase of 1.1 percent in the year-end spurt. In Germany, sales built on the very high level in 2016 with an increase of 0.4 percent.

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Mobility network extends: Audi on demand starts in Singapore

Mobility network extends:  ||Audi on demand starts in Singapore

The brand with the Four Rings is now launching the successful premium mobility concept Audi on demand in Singapore. Sophisticated drivers and Audi aficionados can access a wide selection of the latest Audi models at the touch of a button. The duration of use for each vehicle can be as short as four hours or as long as 28 days. A concierge service brings the car to the customer by request. The service also is offered in Beijing, Hong Kong, San Francisco and at Munich Airport.

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Formula E: Audi drivers ready to race in Marrakesh

Formula E: Audi drivers ready to race in Marrakesh

Return to winning ways – this is Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s aim for the Formula E round in Marrakesh (Morocco). Following a difficult opener in Hong Kong, the two campaigners, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, are traveling to round three of the electric racing series’ season to be held on the African continent on January 13 with high motivation.

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