The Volkswagen (VW) group has various brands including — Audi, Volkswagen and Skoda — in the Indian market. On a standalone basis, VW also sells a range of models including Polo, Ameo and Vento in the Indian market.
Powerful labour union IG Metall said workers at Audi's main plant in Ingolstadt in Bavaria downed tools during the night shift and BMW staff at three factories in Dingolfing, Landshut and Regensburg were to follow suit on Friday.
Privately held Bosch did not disclose financial terms for the deal, expected to close by the end of March, subject to regulatory approvals.
German luxury carmaker Audi on Wednesday reported 2 percent increase in its total sales in India at 7,876 units.
The recall covers certain A6 and A7 cars from the 2012 through 2014 model years.
Steps to reduce costs by 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion), cut red tape and deepen ties with fellow Volkswagen-owned brand Porsche are "gradually increasing our financial and organisational leeway for the strategic realignment," chief executive Rupert Stadler told reporters.
The US Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board approved the fix for 3-liter diesel engines in 2013-2016 models of the Volkswagen Touareg and Porsche Cayenne and the 2015 Audi Q7.
With the introduction of these three new models, Audi India has achieved the target of launching 10 products in the current calender year, Audi India head Rahil Ansari said.
The A5 Sportback is priced at Rs 54.02 lakh, the A5 Carbriolet is priced at Rs 67.51 lakh and the S5 is priced at Rs 70.6 lakh.
Audi was the No 1 luxury carmaker in the country between 2012 and 2014. But in 2015, its German rival Mercedes yanked away the top slot and continues to remain so. In the meanwhile, another German player BMW clawed back to occupy the second slot, pushing Audi to a distant third position.
The possible delay in implementing a hike in cess on luxury cars is good news for carmakers like Audi. But the German luxury carmaker warns that a hike, whenever it happens, will send the auto industry into a tailspin. CNBC-TV18's Uttkarsh Chaturvedi and Kritika Saxena gave us this report.
With the launch of the Q7 40 TFSI, Audi’s flagship SUV is now available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The top of the line Technology Pack is priced at Rs 74.43 lakh.
The Design Edition Q7 offering is powered by a 3 litre diesel engine with 249 horse power (hp), capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.1 seconds with top speed of 234 kmph, the company said in a statement.
Audi, Volkswagen's main profit driver, plans to bring five new all-electric models to market in coming years, starting with the e-tron sport-utility vehicle (SUV) to be assembled from 2018 in Brussels.
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"After a difficult first half of the year, we are expecting a stronger second half given the current order position," sales chief Dietmar Voggenreiter said on Friday in an emailed statement.
Giovanni Pamio, 60, an Italian citizen, is charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud, and violation of the Clean Air Act, the US Department of Justice said in a criminal complaint yesterday.
Giovanni Pamio, an Italian citizen, was charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud, and violation of the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department said in a news release.
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Opel boss Karl-Thomas Neumann plans to resign as General Motors (GM) prepares to sell the business to France's PSA Group, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung (FAS) reported over the weekend.
The German Transport Ministry said it has asked Volkswagen's luxury division to recall around 24,000 A7 and A8 models built between 2009 and 2013, about half of which were sold in Germany.
According to dealer sources, the reduction in prices on Audi vehicles sold in India will range from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh on entry level A3 sedan to Rs 10 lakh on flagship A8 sedan.
The company, which is marking 10 years of operations in India this year, is also looking to double its overall sales of 60,000 units that it has achieved in the last decade at a much faster pace.
German luxury car manufacturer Audi today launched a new variant of the Q3 with a 1.4-liter petrol engine for Rs 32.20 lakh onwards ex-showroom New Delhi.
Ranging from Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 60 lakh these SUVs from Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra at the lower end of the spectrum to Volvo and Land Rover at the premium end will light up the coming financial year.