Audi returns as Tony Stark’s vehicle of choice in Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron
Audi and Marvel Studios join forces once again for the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, set to be released on May 1, 2015. The highly-anticipated film will feature the next-generation Audi R8, Audi TTS and Audi A3 Cabriolet vehicles alongside the next generation of Avengers characters.
2016 Audi A6 earns IIHS highest rating of Top Safety Pick+
Newly refreshed for the 2016 model year, the Audi A6 has earned the rating of Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with the available Driver Assistance package and produced after January 2015. Top Safety Pick+ is the highest 2015 rating available from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The 2016 A6 recently underwent the IIHS Small Overlap Front Crash test and received the highest possible rating.
Audi announces pricing for the new 2016 A6 and A7 model lines
With new engines and updated design, all Audi A6 and A7 models now offer more power, greater fuel efficiency and class-leading technology for two of the Audi brand’s top-selling vehicles.
2015 A3 and Q3 named to KBB.com 10 Best Luxury Cars Under $35,000
The Audi A3 and Q3 have been named to the 2015 KBB.com list. Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Luxury Cars under $35,000 list recognizes vehicles with exceptional standard equipment, fuel economy and performance.
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler at Annual Press Conference: “We delivered more in 2014 than promised”
With a new record for deliveries of more than 1.74 million automobiles, Audi for the first time increased its revenue to more than €53 billion in 2014.
Piloted Driving: the Future of Cars
The global auto industry is moving rapidly toward an era when drivers won’t be required for driving. Economists, policymakers and auto executives believe “driverless” cars will dramatically improve transportation safety and significantly cut emissions. Within several years, car owners are expected to have the option to turn over control of their vehicle to an internal pilot, thanks to advances across digital technologies that are being perfected and harnessed continually by Audi and other automakers, as well as by tech companies including Google.
The biggest hindrance to this scenario will not stem from any limitations in autonomous-driving technologies but rather from legal, political, infrastructure, regulatory and liability factors that all need to be addressed as the developed world makes the most significant switch in its automotive paradigm in over a century.