Audi successful in initial quarter

Posted on 06. May, 2014 by in Audi Canada

Audi done transparent swell in all regions worldwide in a initial entertain of 2014. The carmaker from Ingolstadt increasing deliveries of a Audi code by 11.7 percent to 412,846 (2013: 369,494) units. This led to an boost in income to € 12,951 (2013: 11,734) million for a Audi Group – a arise of 10.4 percent. The handling distinction for a Audi Group reached € 1,314 (2013: 1,307) million.

“Despite high up-front spending on new products and technologies and a enlargement of a general prolongation network, we have generated an handling distinction of € 1,314 million in a initial quarter,” announced Axel Strotbek, Member of a Board of Management of AUDI AG for Finance and Organization. He explained that a handling lapse on sales of 10.1 (2013: 11.1) percent is again only above a vital aim mezzanine of 8 to 10 percent, provision serve justification of a company’s high profitability.

The Audi Group achieved a distinction before taxation of € 1,398 (2013: 1,432) million.

In credentials for serve growth, Audi intends to take on around 2,000 experts this year in Germany alone. The new employees will be recruited especially for a lightweight construction, connectivity and electric mobility fields of expertise, or be concerned in a enlargement of a general prolongation network. In addition, a association will be charity apprenticeships to around 750 immature people in 2014.

Audi is likewise formulation for enlargement in 2014 as a whole. The code with a 4 rings will be introducing 17 new models and derivative versions into a marketplace this year: The S3 Sedan and a A3 Cabriolet* are already in a showrooms. The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron* and a fuel Audi e-gas meant business can already expostulate in a mostly CO2-neutral way. At a Geneva Motor Show in early March, a association also gave a S1* and S1 Sportback* models their initial open showing. In addition, a third era of a sporty pattern idol Audi TT* enjoyed a universe premiere during Geneva. The Audi TT will yield an additional boost to enlargement in a stream mercantile year.

For 2014 overall, a Audi Group expects to see a slight boost in income to some-more than € 50 billion. The systematic enlargement of general production structures, rising up-front spending on new products and technologies as good as brew effects will primarily lessen distinction in a stream mercantile year. At a same time, a certain trend in deliveries and income along with ongoing capability and routine improvements will impact handling distinction positively. Overall, a association expects a handling lapse on sales to distortion within a vital aim mezzanine of 8 to 10 percent.

First Quarter Report 2014: www.audi.com/quarterly-report2014_q1

Note:
Annual General Meeting of AUDI AG on May 22, 2014, Audi Forum Ingolstadt

Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi S1:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7,2 – 7;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 166 – 162

Audi S1 Sportback:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7,3 – 7,1;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 168 – 166

Audi S3 Sedan:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7 – 6,9;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 162 – 159

Audi A3 Cabriolet:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7,1 – 4,2;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 165 – 110

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron:
CNG expenditure in kg/100km: 3,3 – 3,2;
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 5,2 – 5;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km (CNG): 92 – 88;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km (fuel): 120 – 115

Audi TT:  
This automobile is not nonetheless on sale. It has not nonetheless been homologated and is therefore not theme to a 1999/94/EG guideline.
Provisional data:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7,1 – 4,2;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 164 – 110

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