Audi gaining substantial ground in China

Audi gaining substantial ground in ChinaThe German luxury car maker has recently said that Audi is striving hard to meet the rising demand for its product in the Chinese market. In fact, the chairman of the company Rupert Stadler recently said that the Chinese market could become its main market this year ahead of Germany.

Stadler also mentioned the fact that even after expanding its capacity regularly, the company has not been able to meet the rising demand of the consumers.

Audi looking to capture 25% of the market share by this year end

Audi looking to capture 25% of the market share by this year endOwing to the increasing demand for luxury cars, the German luxury carmaker Audi has targeted to expand its market share in India to 25 per cent by the end of 2010 as compared to the current 20 per cent.

Audi is the fastest progressing brand in its product in the Indian market and has an astounding 71 per cent growth to boast of. The company is also at rank three in the premium car market.

A5 up for local assembly

A5 up for local assemblyAs the competition in the luxury segment is entering the next lap, the third largest player in the luxury car segment is well aware of the fact that getting the local content into the product gives a competitive edge to the company.

Notably, the German luxury car manufacturer, Audi has recently announced that the company shall be starting the assembly of the Q5 model in Aurangabad and in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Further the Q5 shall be the third product after the A4 and A6 that shall be manufactured in the Indian market.

Audi To Manufacture Q5 In India

Audi To Manufacture Q5 In IndiaGerman luxury car maker Audi has started assembling its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Q5 at its Aurangabad (Maharashtra) manufacturing facility.

The Q5 is the company's third model after the A4 and A6 to be manufactured in the Indian market.

Audi has decided to make 1,500 units on a yearly basis.

Frank Dreves, Audi board member for production stated, "The production of the Q5 is part of our long-term growth strategy in India."

"The Indian market for automobiles will grow very rapidly, and the Q5 is the right automobile at the right time," Frank added.

Audi set to roll in India

Audi set to roll in IndiaWith a target to reach the top slot in the Indian luxury car sales market by 2015, Audi is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that it reaches its target well in time.

Notably, the company posted a growth of 65% in the month of May by selling 200 cars as compared to 121 cars in the year-ago period.

According to the release issued by the company, it has been able to clock this whopping growth due to the Audi Q7 4.2 TDi quattro, which the company claims to be the latest and most powerful version of the largest selling luxury SUV in India.

Audi R8 GT - the fastest version of Audi

Audi R8 GT - the fastest version of AudiGerman car maker, Audi unveils its fastest version, Audi R8 GT, booking of which commences this summer and the shipment of the same will be done by next year spring.

The German car maker which has increasingly raised it share in the car market with its exclusive ranged models such as the R8 has upgraded to give it the status of being the fastest in its league. The car has a kerb weight of
1,525 kg, and a power-to-weight ratio of around 362bhp per ton.

Audi India continues its growth trend

AudiThe Indian subsidiary of the global luxury carmaker, Audi AG has been able to keep its flag flying in the domestic market as the company has sold 189 units as compared to 112 units sold in April 2009.

Notably, the sales of the company in the month April has bought itself an impressive growth of 69% in April 2010, which is way above its counterparts in the Indian market.

Audi India strengthens its management team

Audi India strengthens its management teamWith a view to gain more ground in the Indian market to fulfil its 2015 target as the #1 luxury carmaker in the Indian market., Audi India is certainly on track to make its dream come true. In fact, the company has recently made a significant appointment to its management team with an objective to grow at a faster pace in the Indian market.

Audi aims top position in Indian luxury car market

Audi aims top position in Indian luxury car market German luxury auto maker Audi is looking forward to reach the top position by the year 2015. The company has entered in the Indian premium car market and aiming to beat BMW and Mercedes. It has been anticipating acquiring the number one spot in the next five years with superior sales than its competitors in the country.

However, Audi was placed at number three position in the list of luxury cars in India for the year 2009. BMW and Mercedes were at number one and two positions respectively.

Audi launches India’s most powerful SUV

Audi launches India’s most powerful SUVThe third-largest luxury carmaker in the Indian market, Audi India has recently announced the launch of the limited edition Q7 4.2 TDI in the Indian market. Priced at Rs.66,12,500 (ex-showroom
Mumbai), the germen carmaker is surely attempting to strengthen its foothold in the luxury SUV market with the launch of the limited edition Q7.

Benoit Tiers, Managing Director, Audi India shares his excitement, “The product truly signifies our DNA of Vorsprung durch Technik and the new Q7 boasts of the most powerful diesel engine in its segment.”

Audi aims at top spot in the Indian market

Audi-LogoThe German luxury carmaker Audi India is aiming for the top slot in the Indian market by 2015. Currently standing at the third spot, the company sold 1685 units in the last year while BMW dethroned Mercedes-Benz to become to the number one luxury carmaker in India.

Market watchers believe that Audi products are much more stylish and appropriate for the Indian market as compared to its counterparts.

Audi introduces A7 & Q7 in Auto Expo 2010

Audi-A7-sportbackAt the Delhi Auto Expo 2010, German carmaker Audi announced that its A7 Sportback would be for sale in India by 2011 and 4.2 V8 TDI diesel Q7 by April 1st, 2010. In the Indian luxury car segment Audi faces direct competition with BMW and intents to catch up on the market share.

A7 the luxury coupe model goes into production this year and will be available internationally. The sportsback is powered by a 3.0 litre V6 diesel attains the speed of 100 kmph from 0 in less than 7 seconds with a top speed of 245 kmph. It uses the same platform as A6 but has a lighter aluminum platform with steel reinforcements.

German carmakers launch new models in Autoexpo

German carmakers launch new models in AutoexpoNew Delhi, Jan 5 :German carmakers Audi, BMW and Skoda launched dazzling new models at the Autoexpo, an annual automobile exhibition held in the national capital, on Tuesday.

Audi announced the release of its new model, the A7 Sportback, and said that the model would be available in the Indian markets by 2011.

Stefan Hamberger, Audi''s Director of the regions of Africa, Middle-East, India and the French Overseas, also announced a price-cut in one of Audi''s most popular models - the A6, to celebrate Audi''s centenary.

Audi A5 awarded top German prize for design

Audi A5 awarded top German prize for designIngolstadt, Germany - The Audi A5 Sportback has been awarded the top German prize for design.

The German Design Council said it would present the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany at the opening ceremony of the International Ambiente Fair in Frankfurt on February 12, 2010.

In a written reaction, the Italian designer of the Audi A5, Walter de Silva said: "The Audi A5 Coupe is the most beautiful car I've ever designed and is well on its way to becoming a design icon. I'm therefore thrilled by this accolade, as it also validates my hard work."

Audi reports 62% sales growth

audiGerman luxury car manufacturer Audi reported 62 per cent growth in sales by selling 1128 units till August, 2008. This growth is more than sufficient in the midst of patchy economic recovery across all key economic segments of the world economy.

In a media interaction, Anil Reddy, head of sales, expressed satisfaction over the sales figures, and said that the luxury car maker sold 1,050 cars during the previous fiscal, and took some concrete measures to push sales in the luxury car segment.

Audi introduces Q7 in India

audiAudi, the German based premium car maker, launched its latest sports utility vehicle (SUV) Audi Q7 in the Indian market on Tuesday. The luxury car will be available in three engine variants, in 11 colors, and will cost around Rs 55.2 lakh, Rs 53.4 lakh and Rs 29.9 lakh.

Audi India Managing Director, Benoit Tiers said: "Audi India achieved remarkable growth in the first eight months of 2009 by selling 1,128 cars (62 percent growth). With the launch of new Audi Q7, we expect to sell upwards of 1,500 cars."

Seat Leon Cupra R at Frankfurt Show

AudiFrankfurt - Seat is set to unveil at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September the sporty Leon Cupra R powered by the Audi S3 turbocharged 265 hp engine.

Meanwhile the 1.4 litre Seat Ibiza Cupra with an output of 132 kW/180 hp is available at most European dealers with a starting price of around 23,190 euros (32,983 dollars).

Like the top-of-the range Bocanegra, Seat has mated the engines to a seven-speed sequential DSG gearbox, with steering wheel mounted shift paddles.

Audi A4 now available in five variants in India

Audi A4 now available in five variants in India The compact luxury executive car of the German car manufacturer Audi AG – Audi A4 is now available in three new variants in India. Audi has recently rolled out Audi A4 1.8 TFSI multitronic, Audi A4 2.0 TFSI multitronic, and Audi A4 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic in the Indian market.

Audi announces to roll out three new models of its premium A4 sedan in India

Audi announces to roll out three new models of its premium A4 sedan in IndiaSpreading out its Audi A4 series in India, the luxury car manufacturer of German – Audi on Tuesday announced to roll out three new models of its premium A4 sedan in the Indian market. The three newly announced Audi A4 variants – 3.0 TDI Quattro Tiptronic, 2.0 TFSI Multitronic, and 1.8 TFSI Multitronic – are priced in the range of Rs 26.67 lakh to Rs 36.40 lakh.

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