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Audi to roll out luxury car rental service

Audi is set to roll out a rental service worldwide that allows customers to hire its luxury cars. The service, called Audi On Demand, initially launched in 2015 in San Francisco. From a mobile app, a customer can rent a Audi for a day or up to a month. A wide range of models are(…)

Audi sends in the clowns

You might say Audi is using ‘humour’ to sell its new tech in a forthcoming multi-million pound ad campaign. Of course, that depends whether or not you find clowns funny. The German car company’s new commercial has clowns causing mayhem on the roads; Audi’s safety tech such as adaptive cruise control, park assist and rear(…)

Parking firm dumps holidaymaker’s Audi in muddy field

When you go on holiday, and fork out £52 for ‘safe and secure’ parking to a private car parking firm, the least you expect is that your set of wheels will be well looked after whilst you’re away enjoying yourself. That was certainly the plan when Chris Holl, from Tipton, paid Diamond Airport Parking (a(…)

Audi prepares to join the hypercar party

The head of Audi Sport, Stephan Winkelmann, has revealed that he and his “people” are looking at the feasibility of building a supercar capable of rivaling the Mercedes-AMG Project One and Aston Martin Valkyrie. Winkleman, who was previously CEO at Lamborghini, was speaking at the recent Frankfurt Motor Show. When asked if Audi were planning(…)

Audi reveal new RS4 Avant with 444bhp

Audi have released the new RS4 Avant at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German car maker has decided to relaunch one of its most famous names; the new Avant is capable of 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds. In recent years there have been a series of V8-powered RS4s; the new hot estate version of the A4(…)

Audi planning to unveil car with solar roof by end of year

Audi is developing an electric car that uses solar panels in the roof to help power the vehicle systems. The German car maker is working with Chinese solar-cell experts, Hanergy, to develop ultra thin-film solar cells that will integrate with the panoramic glass roofs of its vehicles. The energy generated by the cells will supplement(…)

‘Audi in the Park’ sees fans flock to Corby

August saw the annual ‘Audis in the Park’ festival take place in Deene Park, Corby. The event brought over 2,000 lovers of all things Audi flocking to Northamptonshire for a celebration of the four hoops. Audi in the Park proudly claims to be the biggest Audi event in the world, and the gathering certainly had(…)

New Audi RS3 has top speed of 174mph

The much anticipated new flagship Audi RS3 has been revealed by the German carmaker. Shown-off in both five-door hatch and saloon format, the new RS3 boosts some truly eyebrow raising performance figures. Kitted out with a 2.5-litre petrol engine coming in at 395bhp, the new RS3 is capable of racing from 0-62mph in 4.1 seconds,(…)

Audi sparks outrage in China with advert likening women to second hand cars

German car maker Audi has put its foot in it big time after launching an advert in China that compares women to second hand cars. In the advert, a wedding ceremony is interrupted by the groom’s mother, who insists on checking out his bride-to-be for defects, including teeth and behind her ears. After the bride(…)

Audi to compete in Formula 1?

Audi have opened the door to the possibility of competing in Formula 1. The brand – part of the VW stable – has always given a hard ‘No’ to any suggestion that it might launch a team within the sport. Recently however, Lamborghini chief Stefano Domenicali has been representing VW and Audi at F1 meetings,(…)

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