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Second electric car for Audi’s production network

Audi is expanding its model portfolio with a new e-tron-model. Production of the Audi e-tron Sportback will start at Audi Brussels (Belgium) in 2019. That Audi plant will therefore be responsible for producing a second fully electric model. The Audi e-tron electric SUV will drive off the assembly line there as of 2018.

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Audi and Johannes Kepler University of Linz to establish center for artificial intelligence

Audi and the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (JKU) are to conduct joint research into the intelligent car of the future. For this purpose, the university and the brand with the Four Rings will now establish the “Audi.JKU deep learning center” in Linz. Through cooperation with the Institute for Bioinformatics headed by Prof. Sepp Hochreiter, Audi plans to promote the use of artificial intelligence in automobiles.

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The new Audi A8: future of the luxury class

Today is where the future begins in the luxury class: The new Audi A8 makes its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona. In its fourth generation, the flagship model again provides the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik – with a new design language, an innovative touchscreen operating concept and a systematically electrified drive. The Audi A8 is also the first production automobile in the world to have been developed for highly automated driving. From 2018, Audi will gradually be taking piloted driving functions such as parking pilot, garage pilot and traffic jam pilot into production.

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Worldwide transmission of Audi Summit with world premiere of Audi A8

Barcelona will be the setting for a world premiere. At the first Audi Summit, the premium brand will present some innovations along its path to becoming the premium digital car company. Attended by 2,000 opinion leaders from all over the world, the Ingolstadt-based company will also present its new flagship, the Audi A8. Friends and fans of the brand worldwide will follow the event live on July 11 from 09:30 a.m. (CEST) onwards on www.audimedia.tv.

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Interview Marc Lichte: „The new Audi A8 reflects the progressive face of the brand.”

Marc Lichte has been Head of Audi Design since 2014. On July 11, 2017 the fourth generation of the Audi A8 will be presented at the Audi Summit in Barcelona. The luxury sedan emphasizes a new design language.

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Looking ahead to the new Audi A8: Fully active suspension offers tailor-made flexibility

The new Audi A8 proves itself a versatile performer on the road. Thanks to its active suspension, it provides comfort-oriented customers with a chauffeur-driven sedan offering a stylishly smooth ride. The enthusiastic owner-driver can relish the characteristics of a sports car. This flexibility is made possible thanks to the new active suspension based on the 48-volt electrical system, which is used for the first time as the main electrical system. The new Audi A8 makes its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona on July 11.

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Looking ahead to the new Audi A8: Space Frame with a unique mix of materials

Audi is writing a new chapter in its lightweight design success story. For the next generation of the Audi A8, an intelligent mix of four materials is being used for the first time in the weight-bearing body structure – more materials than in any of the brand’s previous production models. The luxury sedan is thus once again rightfully claiming its role as an innovation driver in automotive lightweight design: Its low weight and impressive rigidity offer greater performance, efficiency and safety.

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New Audi A8 will make its debut in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Ahead of its official world premiere, the new Audi A8 will appear on the silver screen. The flagship of the premium brand makes a guest appearance in the Marvel blockbuster ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming,’ in theatres worldwide during July. Movie fans will be the first to catch a glance of the luxurious sedan at the film premiere which takes place in Los Angeles today.

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Audi CEO Stadler speaks at UN congress in Geneva about artificial intelligence

Audi CEO Prof. Rupert Stadler has spoken at a congress of the United Nations about the use of artificial intelligence for the benefit of humankind. In his keynote speech at the start of the “AI for Good Global Summit,” he stated that automated driving presents an opportunity to improve life significantly.

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An Audi R8 surprise for lucky customer during Ramadan

With the Holy Month of Ramadan upon us, Audi Middle East embraced the spirit of giving by providing one lucky customer with the chance to enjoy their most powerful sportscar, the Audi R8 V10 plus, for two days of driving pleasure.

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Balbir Dhillon is named Sales Director of Audi Middle East

Balbir Dhillon, 45 years old, has been appointed Sales Director of Audi Middle East in Dubai. With over 21 years of experience in the automotive industry, he joins the subsidiary following 10 years in India for the Audi and Porsche brands. In his new role, he will directly head the Audi sales business of the region for 11 Middle East markets.

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Exclusivity is key: Saif Al Salman’s tailor-made Audi R8

Each year, Audi sells close to two million vehicles. But some of them are sold only once – as individual vehicles for a unique personality. In a region where you find exclusivity at every corner it is no surprise that the Middle East is one of Audi’s best markets in the world for individual customization of its cars.

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