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Good Morning Britain & Lorraine goes to Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s 5 Star luxury hotel Emirates Palace recently hosted UK TV celebrity Andi Peters for the shoot of the popular morning shows ‘Good Morning Britain’ and ‘Lorraine’. Viewers will have the chance to win an Audi Q7 for a competition that will be aired this week on ITV.

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Two wins for Audi in “Best Cars 2017” – Gold for Audi Q2 in the German Design Award competition

Audi has driven home two overall wins in the “Best Cars 2017” competition. The Audi A1 triumphed in the “Small Car” category in the reader survey conducted by “auto motor und sport” magazine, and the Audi A3 won the “Compact Car” class. But that was not the only award the company with the four rings could celebrate recently. The Audi Q2 has won Gold in the German Design Award. At the award ceremony the compact SUV secured the highest award for “Excellent Production Design – Transportation.”

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Sporty elegance – the new Audi A5 and S5 Coupé

Audi revolutionized its mid-size class in 2007 with the A5. The Ingolstadt-based carmaker created a work of art that took fans around the world by storm. Nine years later marks the launch of the second generation – with a new, honed look and high tech everywhere. The new generation of the A5 Coupé is athletic, sporty and elegant. Its design goes hand in hand with sophisticated aerodynamics. Under the skin the A5 impresses with an all-new chassis, powerful engines, and innovative infotainment features and driver assistance systems. The new Audi A5 and S5 Coupé are available at dealerships in the Middle East as of now. The new model comes in three different engine variants: 40 TFSI, 45 TFSI and with a six-cylinder engine with 354 hp for the Audi S5 Coupé.

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Audi Innovation Award winners selected for presentation at Design Days Dubai 2017

At an intense and lively judging session held at the Audi Showroom in Dubai, 7 of the prestigious panel of 9 judges met to decide on the top 10 designs for the Audi Innovation Award. This ‘first of its kind’ award for Audi in the Middle East, is aimed at regional up and coming designers to stimulate design research and to highlight innovative ideas that will change the future. The purpose of the award is to act as a design and technology industry motivator in the GCC and Levant regions for design innovation.

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Showcase for Audi RS 3 LMS and Audi R8 at Gulf Run

During the 12th edition of the Gulf Run last weekend, Audi customers and fans had the chance to have a frist hand experience of Audi Sport. They were treated to hot laps in the Audi Sport flagship model – the Audi R8 – and as a special surprise in the all-new Audi RS 3 LMS. The latter is the newest addition to the “League of Performance” race car squad. The Middle East is the first region the car can be experienced globally. Organized by Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, close to 100 customers had the chance to check out the cars at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

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Technology update for the compact bestseller – the new Audi A3

The success model from Audi has become even more attractive: The Audi A3 approaches the starting line with new driver assistance systems and engines as well as newly designed headlights and taillights. Also new on board is the innovative operating and display concept, the Audi virtual cockpit. The sport version of the Audi S3 comes with numerous innovations and has enhanced its dynamic potential even further.

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An Audi success story – 8 million cars with quattro drive

The brand is celebrating a special milestone that also is a fitting occasion for this time of year: rolling off the production line at the new plant in San José Chiapa is the 8 millionth Audi with quattro drive – the technology that delivers a big, built-in boost in safety and driving pleasure, even on snow and ice. The milestone car is a garnet red Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI quattro.

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Euro NCAP: Five stars for the Audi A5 and Audi Q2

The new Audi models A5 and Q2 have each been awarded top grades in the Euro NCAP test, confirming their place among the safest vehicles in the competition. This is true for both adult and child safety, for pedestrian protection and for other safety systems.

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First German location for Audi on demand

It’s the most convenient way to get from the tarmac to the business appointment: Airline passengers at Munich Airport can now use the premium mobility service Audi on demand to continue on the next leg of their trip in one of the brand’s latest models. Sophisticated travelers and Audi aficionados can expect to find a fleet of cars equipped with exclusive features – from designer coupes to the high-performance experience.

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Audi sets new sales record: 1.871 million deliveries in 2016

AUDI AG increased its global sales to around 1,871,350 automobiles in 2016, 3.8 percent more than in the previous record-breaking year 2015. During the ongoing, wide-ranging renewal of the model range, sales increased in all core regions: in Europe (+7.6%), in North America (+5.3%) with further growth in the plateaued U.S. market (+4%) and in Asia-Pacific (+0.5%).

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Piloted driving with artificial intelligence: Audi partnering with top companies in the electronics industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key technology for piloted driving – that’s why Audi and strong partners from the electronics industry are jointly developing game-changing know-how in the field of machine learning.

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Audi at the Detroit Motor Show: Powerful trio kicking off the new year

Audi is kicking off the new year with three highlights: with the Audi Q8 concept car, the premium carmaker is previewing a future production model at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

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Audi Sport to enter World RX

AUDI AG will be providing factory support to Mattias Ekström’s rallycross project EKS starting in the 2017 season. As a result, Audi Sport, in addition to its commitments in Formula E and the DTM, will be competing in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in the future as well.

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Dieter Gass is the new Head of Audi Motorsport

Scheduled change at the helm of Audi Sport: after 23 years of service, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (66) handed over his post to his successor, Dieter Gass (53). Dr. Ullrich will remain with Audi Sport in an advisory role until the end of 2017.

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Hankook 24H DUBAI a great start for a busy season

With the twelfth running of the Hankook 24H DUBAI, supported by the first-ever race event for prototypes organised by Dutch agency CREVENTIC, and the premiere of the new TCR Middle East series, the 2017 season of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook got underway at Dubai Autodrome last week. “Again, we have enjoyed an event that was really special in many ways. The number of 95 cars that were present and the 92 cars that took the start were an impressive proof of the popularity of the event.

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Audi RS 3 LMS celebrates class victory – three Audi R8 LMS in the top 10 of the 24H Dubai

Audi Sport customer racing started the 2017 racing season with a strong result: In its first race in the hands of a customer and on making its debut in a 24-hour race, the new Audi RS 3 LMS celebrated a class victory during the 24H Dubai.

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Strong Audi line-up at the Hankook 24H Dubai

The 2017 motor racing season gets underway at Dubai Autodrome with the inaugural Hankook 3x3H Dubai for prototypes (10-11 January) and the Hankook 24H Dubai (12-14 January) “This year’s event will be special as we are organising a race for prototypes for the first time.

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