Audi AG is a company of source Germany car retailing car in a wide variety of classes and charges for intermediate and above. Audi is also who owns Ducati and Lamborghini brands. Audi vehicles are produced in 7 factories worldwide, whereas the Lamborghini and Ducati brands each have one plant located in Italy. Audi's headquarters are located in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany.
The company is completely managed by the Group (99 wholly.}5%) because the year 1966 Volkswagen, having previously purchased from Daimler-Benz. recently. The rebirth of the Audi F103 marked with the launch of Audi in 1965.
The major owners of Audi AG is Volkswagen AG, which owns 99 percent of the shares of the company from the year 1966. Lately, there is a possibility of your detachable by Volkswagen Audi has become a debate.
From the year 2002 to 2007, Audi's head of the Audi Brand Group, a section of the Volkswagen Group contains Audi, Seats, and Lamborghini.
Sales of Audi cars is growing speedily in the year 2000, of 653,000 units in the year 2000 be 1,003,000 years 2008. This biggest sales increase came from Eastern Europe ( 19.3%), Africa ( 17.2%) and the center East ( 58.5%). China, which has recently become the world's major car market, accounted for sales of 108,000 units from 705,000 units in the third 1 / 4 of 2009. The acceptance of Audi in China because Chinese language officials use their service as a electric motor car Audi.
The end of 2009, end of 2009,} the Audi were able to rake in profits of 1 1.17 million euros (1.85 million u.s. us dollars) so the brand is donating a big benefit for the Volkswagen Group, in which Volkswagen brands such as Bentley and Seats even experienced losses.
Audi together with Volvo is a pioneer of 5-cylinder engines in line with capacity 2.1 L and 2.2 L.
made an appearance as an alternative to the 6 cylinder engines a whole whole lot at that time. In addition, Audi uses machine 5 cylinders not and then commercial models, also for their rally cars also. The 5-cylinder engine 2. 1 L belongs to them is broadly used in the rally of the season 1980 's, broadly, his energies could reach 400 dk after revised.
Volkswagen W12 engine group, Volkswagen Phaeton W12. For the most luxurious sedan version, the Audi A8L W12 Audi W12 Engine chooses to use the Volkswagen Group's proprietary alternatively than wear a V12 engine that is commonly used by both his rival Mercedes-Benz and BMW.
The advantage of this condition is a W12 engine is small so that Audi could make 12-cylinder saloon with four-wheel drive. Regular V12 engines can only wear the driving rear wheel since there is forget about space kept for the differential and the various components of Activator to leading wheels. Actually, the Audi A8L W12 W12 engine that uses this size even somewhat smaller than the Audi A8 4. 2 engine wear regular L. Audi A8 2011 season W12 engines premiered with the latest capacity of 6.3 L with electricity reaching the 500 PS