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Audi AG, the luxury car maker owned by Volkswagen AG, said Tuesday that its sales in China rose 25 per cent in 2007 compared with a year earlier. The Ingolstadt-based company said it sold 101,996 cars in China, including Hong Kong, compared to 81,708 cars in 2006. The sales figures included Audi cars produced in ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Luxury automakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes reported healthy sales increases for August on Friday, with demand from Asia and the U.S. driving gains amid mixed results in their home markets. BMW AG, the industry's top luxury car company, said its global sales rose 13 per cent last month from a year ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Luxury car maker Audi A-G says its sales and profit soared during the first half of the year. The unit of Volkswagen A-G says the results put it on track to a 12th consecutive year of record results. The company says it earned nearly 927 (m) million dollars U-S in the ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP-CP) _ Luxury automaker Audi AG sold more than 500,000 cars in the first half of this year, its best performance to date, the company said Thursday. The Ingolstadt-based unit of Volkswagen AG said it sold 509,000 cars between January and June, up 9.8 per cent from 463,508 a year earlier. June sales totalled ...
Rupert Stadler, who last month was named acting chief executive of Audi AG, was given the job full-time, the company's parent Volkswagen AG said Friday. Stadler was named acting chairman in December after his predecessor, Martin Winterkorn, was named chief executive of Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen.
Audi AG, the luxury carmaker owned by Volkswagen, said Monday it plans to invest US$15.7 billion through 2011 and expand its line of models to 40 from the current 22. ``Investments in new models and product innovation is the life force of any enterprise,'' said the company's incoming chief executive, ...
Audi AG, the luxury automaker owned by Volkswagen AG, said Wednesday that Chief Financial Officer Rupert Stadler will take over as its chief executive on Jan. 1. Stadler will replace Martin Winterkorn, who last month was named chief executive of Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen after the announcement that Bernd Pischetsrieder would step ...
Volkswagen AG said Friday that up to 3,000 workers would be able to produce the latest Audi model at its Belgian plant as of 2009, partly compensating for thousands of Belgian job cuts announced last week. ``Both sides agree that this plant has a future,'' said Volkswagen chairman Martin Winterkorn. He said more than 100,000 of ...
Audi of America, Inc. announced pricing for the 2007 Audi Q7 3.6 models equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 FSI engine. The Audi Q7 3.6 has a base price of $39,900, with 3.6 Premium models starting at $45,900. Both models have a $720 destination charge that’s not included in the base ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ German automaker Audi AG said Tuesday consumer willingness to pay for luxury models helped boost its net profit by more than a third in the first half of the year. The Ingolstadt-based company, part of Volkswagen AG, said it earned 407 million euros (US$519.6 million) in the January-June period, up 36 ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Car maker Audi AG, the luxury arm of Volkswagen AG, said Thursday that demand for its A3 and A6 models helped push up sales in June and throughout the year's first half. The Ingolstadt-based company said it sold 80,000 vehicles worldwide in June, up 2.7 per cent from the 77,828 ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Car maker Audi AG, the luxury arm of Volkswagen, said Tuesday that global sales of its vehicles rose nine per cent in May and 11.5 per cent for the year because of demand for its A6, A8 and Q7 models. The Ingolstadt, Germany-based company said it sold 79,200 cars last month ...
RANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ German automaker Audi AG said Tuesday that worldwide deliveries of its cars rose 10 per cent in March, compared with the same month last year, with its A3 and A6 lines boosting demand. The Ingolstadt, Germany-based automaker, the luxury arm of Volkswagen AG, said deliveries last month rose to more than ...
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The U.S. government said Friday it was re-examining a 2004 recall of Audi sedans for wiring problems after it received six reports of fires starting in the driver's side dashboard. In March 2004, Audi recalled about 173,000 models of the A6, S6 and Allroad Quattro vehicles made between 1998 and 2004. But ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Automaker Audi AG said Friday that it is recalling 70,000 of its A3 models because of problems with the clutch, a spokesman said. Jochen Grueten said the recall is aimed at A3 2.0 TDI models with a manual transmission and diesel engine. The affected cars were built from the middle of ...
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) _ Audi AG, the luxury car unit of Volkswagen AG, said Tuesday it expects its Chinese sales to increase at a double-digit percentage for the rest of this year. The company, whose models include the A4, TT Roadster and Quattro, sold ...
2007 Audi Q7 To Be Unveiled This Fall The 2007 Audi Q7, which bares a resemblance to the 2003 Pikes Peak Concept automobile, is scheduled to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show this fall.  The new 2007 Audi Q7 Concept performance SUV features an innovative four-door design ...
Audi is the undisputed number one among companies offering premium automobiles in China. The company with the four-ring emblem delivered 58,878 vehicles (including Hong Kong) to customers in 2005.* This represents an increase of 9.6 %. A total of 10,768 Audi A4 models (up 9.1 %) ...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Audi is the first manufacturer ever to earn three "Double Best Pick" ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for their front and side crash test results on the A3, A4, and A6. Audi raised the bar again with the addition of the A3 to the list of ...
Another trophy for the multiple winner: the Audi A6 has won Europe's "Auto1" 2005 title. In winning this award, Audi's executive saloon clearly outdistanced its nine competitors remaining in the final. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, took receipt of the award while ...
INGOLSTADT, GERMANY --- For the first time ever, the 15 million readers of the ADAC Members Magazine - "ADAC Motorwelt" could vote for their favorites in the categories: car, quality, brand, innovation, personality. The Audi A6 won first place in the category "Car of the Year ...
FRANKFURT (AP) _ Luxury carmaker Audi AG said Monday that sales and deliveries of its cars rose 6.4 per cent in 2005. The firm predicted a similar increase for 2006. In a statement released by the German automaker, a unit of Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen AG, ...

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