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Dieter Gass to become new Head of Audi Motorsport

Dieter Gass to become new Head of Audi Motorsport

Ingolstadt, 12 December, 2016 – Effective January 1, 2017, after 23 years of service, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (66) will hand over his post to his successor, Dieter Gass (53). Dr. Ullrich will remain with Audi in an advisory role until the end of 2017. At the beginning of 2012, Head of Motorsport Dr. Ullrich persuaded Gass to return to Audi with the aim of grooming him as his successor. Five years later, the time has...

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Duval and Rast in Audi RS 5 DTM in 2017

Duval and Rast in Audi RS 5 DTM in 2017

Ingolstadt, 12 December, 2016 – Audi is bringing a breath of fresh air into the DTM. The Frenchman Loďc Duval and the German René Rast will be two new campaigners to compete in the Audi RS 5 DTM next season. Both have previously been successful in other racing series for Audi, most recently having been active in the WEC. Mattias Ekström (Sweden), Jamie Green (Great Britain), Nico Müller (Switzerland) and Mike Rockenfeller (Germany)...

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Pure power: the Audi RS Q3 performance

Pure power: the Audi RS Q3 performance

Ingolstadt, 5 February, 2016 – Audi is igniting the next stage of performance in the compact, high-performance SUV segment. The Audi RS Q3 performance impresses with an output of 270 kW and 465 Nm of torque. This incredible power catapults the new top-of-the-line model from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds. Standard top speed is 270 km/h. The premium brand is honing its sporty profile with new RS performance models. The “performance”...

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Customer teams determined to clinch third victory for Audi in Australia

Customer teams determined to clinch third victory for Audi in Australia

Ingolstadt, February 1, 2016 – The Audi R8 LMS is facing a special challenge in Australia. In one of Audi Sport customer racing’s most important markets, the sports car will aim to continue its string of success in endurance racing. Following victories in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring and the Sepang 12 Hours last year, the GT3 sports car has already won the Dubai 24 Hours and the GTD class in the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona in...

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Audi production network: ready for electric mobility

Audi production network: ready for electric mobility

Ingolstadt/Brussels/Györ/Martorell, 21 January, 2016 – Audi is preparing its international production network for the mobility of the future. Large series production of the first purely electric driven SUV from Audi will begin at the site in Brussels in 2018. The plant will also produce its own batteries. The company will transfer production of the Audi A1 from Belgium to Martorell in Spain. The Audi Q3, which is currently produced...

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