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Fun facts about Audi

  When there’s not much in the way of exciting branded Audi news we do this: a trivial look back at the company’s history. Usually this takes the form of a retrospective look back at a classic from the back catalogue. Today however, we thought we’d hit you with a few fun facts about Audi(…)

The safest places to live in London

So, this blog isn’t strictly Audi related. Everything seems to be a little doom and gloom heavy at the moment: Brexit uncertainty, politician and celebrity scandals (the two are not mutually inclusive), global warming, North Korea having ‘small man syndrome’, etc. Plus outside, it’s possibly the most Autumnal day of the year so far; enough(…)

Audi recalls thousands of cars over harmful NOx emissions

Audi is recalling up to 5,000 cars across Europe in order to fix software that has revealed they produce too many nitrogen oxides. Nitrogen oxides are toxic gases produced by diesel engines. If exposed to them continuously, they can cause heart, lung and respiratory problems. In the UK alone, harmful car emissions contributed to the(…)

Audi: 10 things you may or may not know about Quattro

It’s been around a fair old while now so it’s easy to forget just how revolutionary Audi’s four-wheel drive Quattro was when it first burst onto the scene all those years ago. Here’s a few things you may or may not know about the car that changed the way we drive: 1 in 8 million.(…)

A look back at the Audi DKW F102 (1964 – 1966)

Stats: 1,175cc, 69bhp, 84 mph, 53,000 produced A widely held view amongst car aficionados is that the F102 was the true starting block for the modern Audi (in the sense of the cars we know today). Not so well known is the fact the car actually began life as a DKW, marketed by Auto Union(…)

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 keeps missing chances to surpass Tesla

Undeniably the new Audi A8 is an incredible car. Technically immaculate whilst effortlessly stylish. And yet, in some ways it feels like a missed opportunity. Yes, we know…There’s no pleasing some people is there? But that view is not just the opinion of a gaggle of overly-critical automotive journalists; there are many insiders at Audi(…)

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(…)

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