maandag 6 januari 2020

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi fights for clean air

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi fights for clean air
In terms of air quality, New Delhi (India) is the back-marker among the world's megacities. Audi Formula E driver and UN ambassador Lucas di Grassi traveled to New Delhi to get a firsthand impression of the local conditions, talked to people affected by them, and learned about projects seeking ways out of the growing threat. Now Formula E has published a near-half-hour documentary about the...
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25 years of Audi RS: exclusive anniversary package
25 years of performance, prestige, and exclusiveness. A quarter of a century ago, the RS 2 Avant kicked off the success story of the Audi high-performance models. As a tribute to the first high-performance station wagon from Audi, Audi Sport GmbH is releasing an exclusive equipment package for the TT RS Coupé*, RS 4 Avant*, RS 5 Coupé*, RS 5 Sportback*, RS 6 Avant*, and RS 7 Sportback* models....
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Mixed feelings for Audi Sport customer racing in WTCR finale
In the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup finale in Malaysia, all four drivers of Audi Sport customer racing experienced a roller coaster ride in the qualifying sessions and the races. Fightbacks in all three races showed what was possible, but unfavorable grid positions and racing misfortune shaped Audi's weekend. For instance, a defect before the start prevented a possible podium finish by...
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Showcase of Sustainability: The Audi Brand Experience Center at Munich Airport
Sustainable concepts for future sales: Recently, the company has been showing that economy and ecology do not contradict each other at the new Audi Brand Experience Center at Munich airport. The 3,580-square-meter building is a showcase for state-of-the-art energy and building technology. As an international training center for the Audi sales network and an event location, it functions as a role...
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Battery recycling: Audi and Umicore start closed loop for cobalt and nickel
Sustainable battery recycling: Audi and Umicore have successfully completed the test phase of their strategic research cooperation. The result is that more than 90 percent of the cobalt and nickel in the high-voltage batteries of the Audi e-tron* can be recovered. The car manufacturer and the materials technology and recycling expert are therefore now entering the next phase. As of January, the...
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Strong season for Audi Sport customer racing
Thanks to its teams Audi Sport customer racing in 2019 clinched 578 trophies, including 237 victories, in more than 750 races around the globe. For the first time, four models were fielded – the Audi RS 3 LMS as well as the GT2, GT3 and GT4 versions of the Audi R8 LMS. read on
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Audi R8 LMS GT2 deliveries have begun
Green light for the fourth model range: Following the start of production, Audi Sport customer racing began deliveries of the first Audi R8 LMS GT2 cars shortly before Christmas. The race car will be assembled at Böllinger Höfe site – in the same factory as the road-approved models. It is directly derived from the Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro (combined fuel consumption l/100 km*: 13.3;...
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Mobility goes smart and individual: Audi at CES 2020
At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Audi will once again display exciting exhibits – from futuristic vision vehicles to technologies ready for series production. In doing so, the premium brand is defining the digital experience of the future. CES is one of the world's biggest specialized fairs for consumer electronics and is considered to be an indicator of future topics. It will take...
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