Volkswagen

A look back at the Audi A4, S4, B6 (2001 – 2005)

There’s no denying the B6 generation oozed class. Taking a design nod from the 1990s A6, albeit smaller, not only did it deliver on the looks, it handled superbly and had an excellent line-up of engines. This was the car Audi could use to compete effectively with the BMW 3-Series and the Mercedes C-class. In(…)

A look back at the Audi 100 C1 (1968 – 1978)

It’s fair to say the surroundings into which the first generation Audi 100 was born into were chaotic at best. At the time, parent company Volkswagen was firmly wedded to the rear-engine and it took the takeover of DKW and NSU to evolve the dominant mindset towards front engined vehicles. The two newly-acquired companies brought(…)

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,(…)

Audi and VW end WRC involvement on a high

It’s called going out with a bang. Both Audi and VW ended their associations with both the FIA World Rally and the Endurance Championship in typically dominant form winning the final rounds of both disciplines respectively. Volkswagen finished first in the 25th Rally Australia – the final round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship(…)

Audi in Trouble in South Korea

The emissions scandal is getting rather boring now. We keep talking about it, the motoring world keeps talking about it and yet the big automotive companies still keep doing it or at least new information keeps arising. The biggest news concerning the scandal was of course Volkswagen and the Volkswagen group. Then more recently Mitsubishi(…)

Audi are Financially All Over the Place…

Audi are financially all over the place at the moment and to some, it can be very confusing. Servicing Stop is therefore going to attempt to take you through the financial world of Audi and of course, Volkswagen, as Audis parent company, will have to be involved at some point too. The major factor that(…)