“Executive Station Wagon 2017”: Audi A6 Avant many renouned oppulance difficulty model
For a fourth uninterrupted time, Audi and a A6 Avant (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.6 – 4.4*; sum CO2 emissions in g/km: 224 – 114*) have surfaced a “luxury class” difficulty in a “Executive Station Wagon 2017” competition. More than 1,200 readers of “Deutsche Handwerks Zeitung” and “handwerk magazin” submitted their votes. The endowment is presented any other year and reflects a opinions of business owners in learned crafts and trades. The esteem was supposed by Ralf Weichselbaum, Head of Key Account Sales during Audi, during a International Motor Show in Frankfurt on Sep 15. “This is a best justification that we are effectively fulfilling a needs of a customers. We wish to serve extend a rival corner with a new A6, that we will benefaction subsequent year,” Weichselbaum said.
“Eurostar 2017”: Alejandro Vukotich honored
Automotive News Europe has respected Alejandro Vukotich, Head of Automated Driving Development during Audi, with a “Eurostar 2017”. The automotive trade repository famous a 46-year-old for a Audi AI trade jam pilot. With this, a code with a 4 rings takes a lead in unconstrained driving. The new Audi A8 is a initial prolongation vehicle in a universe grown for redeeming programmed pushing during Level 3. On highways and multi-lane expressways with a earthy barrier, a Audi AI trade jam commander handles pushing in slow-moving trade adult to 60 km/h (37.3 mph). It handles starting from a stop, accelerating, steering and braking in a lane. If a motorist activates a system, and if stream inhabitant regulations concede it, a motorist can spin his or her courtesy to other activities that are upheld by a on-board infotainment system. Behind a Audi AI trade jam commander are innovative technologies, including a new sensor set with a laser scanner and a executive motorist assistance controller. Alejandro Vukotich assimilated Audi in 1999 and began his career as a developer of motorist assistance systems. He has been obliged for their use opposite indication lines given 2009. He has been Head of Automated Driving Development given a start of 2017.
“Family Car of a Year 2017”: endowment for a Audi Q5
What do relatives and kids generally esteem in a family car? What is important? What can be eliminated? What is a limit excusable squeeze price? The “Family Car of a Year 2017” investigate from a magazines “AUTOStraßenverkehr” and “Leben erziehen” offering minute answers to these and other questions. A sum of 18,270 readers comparison their favorite models in 7 opposite cost categories. The Audi Q5 simply took tip honors in a “35,000 to 40,000 euros” difficulty with 30.9 percent of a votes. Voters could name from a sum of 152 hire wagons, vans and SUVs. For a strenuous infancy of respondents, roominess was a many critical squeeze criterion. A vast luggage cell surfaced a wish list for 89 percent of a respondents; 78 percent pronounced inexhaustible interior space was essential in their purchasing decision. Among readers who were formulation to buy a new car, a SUV hold a transparent lead with 31 percent. Station wagons and vans were any named by 23 percent.
“Connectivity Award 2017”: double win for Audi
For a fourth time, readers of “auto motor und sport” and “Chip” mechanism repository have comparison their favorite record relating to a connected car. More than 16,000 participants comparison a best systems in 11 categories. Audi perceived dual prizes – one for a Bang Olufsen sound complement with 14 loudspeakers, 705 watts and acoustic instrumentation to credentials noise; and secondly, a creation esteem for a Audi AI trade jam commander in a new A8. The fourth era of a oppulance sedan is a initial vehicle in a universe to capacitate redeeming programmed pushing during Level 3 and, in specific situations, assumes a assign of driving. While a trade jam commander starts, accelerates, steers and brakes, a motorist can – depending on inhabitant regulations – watch a film on a 10.1-inch arrangement in a core console, answer e-mails, write content messages, refurbish their appointment calendar or review a news – a vast service in a trade jam. In addition, Audi achieved second place with a voice approval complement in a “telephone integration” category, with a Audi bond SIM in a “entertainment/multimedia” category, with a predictive adaptive journey control in a “convenience assistance systems” category, and with Audi pre clarity city in a “safety assistance systems” category.
“Golden Classic Car 2017”: initial place for a NSU Ro 80
Readers of a trade repository “Auto Bild Klassik” have spoken: In a voting for a “Golden Classic Car” awards, Audi has won initial esteem in a “sedan” difficulty with a Ro 80 model of a former code NSU. The oppulance indication had a transparent lead with 33.6 percent of a votes. The NSU Ro 80 debuted in 1967 during a International Motor Show in Frankfurt. That same year it became a initial German vehicle to be named “Car of a Year” by an general jury.
The Ro 80 set new standards in highway handling, comfort, reserve and performance. The futuristic, wedge-shaped lines of a physique are still deliberate a miracle in vehicle pattern even today. The indication was constructed from 1967 to 1977 in Neckarsulm. During this time, a sum of 37,406 units rolled off a public line.
Three Audi models win initial esteem in their difficulty during “sport automobile Award 2017”
For a 25th time, readers of “sport auto” have comparison a sportiest prolongation and tuning cars of a year. More than 13,000 participants voted in a “sport automobile AWARD 2017.” There was a sum of 234 models in 25 categories to name from. Audi took tip honors in 3 classes: The reward code won with a Audi S1 (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.2 – 7.0*;combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 168 – 162*) in a “subcompact prolongation cars,” was winning with a Audi RS3 Sportback (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.4 – 8.3*; sum CO2 emissions in g/km: 192 – 189*), in a “compact prolongation cars” category, and prevailed with a Audi RS 6 Avant opening (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.6; sum CO2 emissions in g/km: 223) in a “production sedans/station wagons over 100,000 euros.” The Audi S3 Sedan (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.1 – 6.4*;combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 163 – 148*) achieved second place in a “production sedans/station wagons adult to 50,000 euros.” Third place in a rankings of “production convertible/roadster adult to 50,000 euros” went to a Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI quattro (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 6.9 – 6.7*; sum CO2 emissions in g/km: 158 – 154*). Audi also landed on a winner’s lectern in a preference of a “motorsport: best GT3 difficulty patron foe program” – with a Audi R8 LMS.
“Annual Multimedia Award 2018”: Audi receives 4 prizes
The “Annual Multimedia Award” has been honoring digital projects with bullion or china given 1996. It highlights a trends in digital selling as good as in multimedia design. Audi won china in a “special digital formats” difficulty with a unsentimental vaunt – a top fame in this difficulty this year. HoloLens information eyeglasses make it probable to knowledge record at a whole new level. Complex situations can be shown directly on a vehicle and explained using 3D animation that appears in a user’s margin of vision. Silver also went to Audi repository in a “website” difficulty and a Audi Sport “Rodeo” code book in a “web TV/video” category. Gold was awarded to a “Tool” Audi Design Manual – From digression to dialogue.
Business Insider: Audi MMI – unsentimental cockpit is a “Infotainment System of a Year 2017”
For a second time, Audi has been postulated a “Infotainment System of a Year” pretension by Business Insider. The Audi MMI complement impresses with a different operation of audio functions, accurate navigation around Google Maps, Bluetooth integration, Audi Connect 4G LTE tie and a resources of apps. Also wilful for a win were a voice controls, that experts call state-of-the-art, and a discerning as good as protected operation while driving. Many functions can be tranquil with a multifunction steering wheel, along with a views in a Audi unsentimental cockpit. It transforms a analog instrument cluster intoadigital screenthat adapts to a customer’s wishes and needs. The motorist can name between a normal arrangement and a infotainment mode. The navigation maps or telephone, radio and audio lists browbeat here within a vast window between a dual turn dials. The S models also have a foe mode, in that a tachometer is located during a center. The Audi unsentimental cockpit is accessible in many Audi models.
ROBB REPORT LUXURY AWARD: Audi A8 wins in a “best prolongation sedan” category
The German book of ROBB REPORT repository has awarded a first-ever “LUXURY AWARD 2018” for a best oppulance vehicle of a year. The esteem for a “best prolongation sedan” went to a Audi A8. Its mixed of materials, pattern and innovative solutions won over a independent, general jury: “In a digital universe in that time is apropos some-more and more of a luxury, unconstrained mobility gives we a time advantage.” The experts praised a Audi AI trade jam commander for this reason. While a complement does a driving, a motorist can lift out other unsentimental activities and use his or her time sensibly. A sum of twelve awards were presented in 6 categories, including 10 for new oppulance cars and dual to classical automobiles.
Showered with general awards: mixed prizes in Australia and Brazil
Audi has perceived a “Car of a Year” vehicle sales endowment in Australia for a Audi Q5 in a “best SUV over AU$50,000” category. The Audi A4 is a “best status vehicle underneath AU$100,000.” The Audi Q7 won a Australian “Drive Car of a Year” foe in a “best oppulance SUV over AU$80,000” class. The Audi A5 Sportback (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.7 – 4.1*; sum CO2 emissions in g/km:174 – 106*) won dual prizes in Brazil: “Best alien vehicle of Latin America” in a Americar Awards and “Best alien car” in a Car Awards Brazil 2018.
“10Best Car of a Year” Audi RS 3 Sedan
Car and Driver respected a Audi RS 3 Sedan (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.4 – 8.3*; sum CO2 emissions in g/km: 191 – 188*) with a “10Best Car of a Year” endowment during a Los Angeles Auto Show. The experts praised a car’s superb opening and absolute pattern sum with a high functionality. The Audi RS 3 Sedan is powered by a 2.5 TFSI engine with a energy outlay of 294 kW (400 hp). The compress RS indication sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.1 seconds. The singular sound of a five-cylinder section intensifies an already emotionally charged pushing experience.
Press releases on other awards are accessible in a Audi MediaCenter:
Further information on central fuel expenditure total and a central specific CO2 emissions of new newcomer cars can be found in a “Guide on a fuel economy, CO2 emissions and energy expenditure of all new newcomer vehicle models,” that is accessible giveaway of assign during all sales dealerships and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).
* Fuel expenditure and CO2 glimmer total given in ranges depend on a tires/wheels used