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    Report: Audi CEO Stadler gets 5-year contract extension
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    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler will keep his seat at the top thanks to a contract extension. Volkswagen didn't divulge the length of the new contract, but German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said the term is five years. Stadler took over the current position in 2007 when current VW CEO ...

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    Report: Audi Sport Quattro Concept to spawn volume sports car?
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    There have been two modern re-imaginings of the original 1984 Audi Ur-Quattro: the Quattro Concept of 2010 (shown above) and the Sport Quattro Concept revealed at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. In between them, there have been numerous rumors about what, if any, kind of production car Audi might ...

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    Rumormill: Audi A0 in development based on VW Up!
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    Bigger, it seems, is no longer better. Volkswagen has made waves with its Up! city car, a plucky three-door that's been a bit of a hit since it burst onto the automotive scene, spawning a number of variants during its short life. And while our European friends have gotten a Cross Up!, a ...

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    Report: Audi to blitz 1.5M sales goal two years ahead of schedule
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    Audi doesn't seem to be having any trouble of hitting its relatively audacious sales goal of two million units by 2020 – it's already on pace to eclipse 1.5 million sales two years ahead of schedule. According to Reuters, the Volkswagen-owned brand rode a wave of sales in China and the US ...

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    Report: Audi rumored to buy Alfa Romeo, officials deny it
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    For more than two years, Volkswagen has been making public statements about its willingness to buy Alfa Romeo and quadruple the Italian brand's sales, and for just as long, Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne has replied with some version of "Mr. Piëch, drop it." According to a report in Ward's Auto, ...

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    Report: Audi gives itself more time, pledges to be No. 1 global luxury brand by 2020
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    Each member of the Teutonic triumvirate – BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz – is battling to be the world's Number One luxury maker. BMW has won the title for the past seven years running, but Audi CEO Rupert Stadler (shown above) has told Reuters that as of "2020 at the latest" his company ...

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    Report: Audi would rather build its own plant in Mexico than double-up with VW
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    Just when we thought the four-year drama of a U.S. factory for Audi might be clearing up, we're back to the muddy. Not even two weeks after a Detroit outlet reported that the decision has already been made to build an Audi plant in the States, German Manager Magazin quotes Audi boss Rupert ...

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    Alan Mulally and Audi boss giving keynotes at CES 2011
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    The Consumer Electronics Show used to be a geek extravaganza dominated by tech companies from Silicon Valley and Japan. And while the tech types will still form the meat of CES 2011, for the fourth year in a row, the automotive world will have a voice at the keynotes. Ford boss Alan Mulally ...

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    Report: More hybrids, EVs coming from Audi
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    Audi A8 Hybrid concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Thanks to the Volkswagen Group's strategy to be the leading player in the alternative-powertrain market within the next decade, Audi has announced a rapid expansion of hybrid and electric vehicles over the next few years. The ...

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    Audi likely to delay early 2009 decision on US production
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    Over the past year, Volkswagen and Audi have set some remarkably aggressive goals for the US market, including the pronouncement that Audi would double its sales in the States to 200,000 units by 2015. Audi has fared well in 2008, even managing a slight sales increase in October while virtually ...

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    Lamborghini wants to sell 20% more cars without creating a third model
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    Lamborghini's pushing to ring up 3,000 sales per year, about 500 more than they currently move. Were they to drop a new Miura, revived LM002, or some other new model, they'd likely reach that target without any problem. Lambo Capo Rupert Stadler isn't in favor of spending the considerable ...

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    Audi ready to milk A5 line with multiple versions
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    Audi has said that it wants to double the number of vehicles it offers by 2015. With 22 vehicles currently in the mix, adding coupes, convertibles, avants and sportbacks will help significantly expand the range in addition to new models like the Q5 SUV, A7 coupe-like-sedan, and A1 compact. Yes, you ...

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