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Calling Audi owners! Get your connected drive

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi SA has introduced free national availability of its connect plug-‘n-play device to owners whose vehicle was sold new since 2008 but without connected integrated technology. The app (iOS/Android) lets a smartphone use Bluetooth to make a vehicle a connected car “in no time at all”. Hassan Salie, Audi SA’s head… Continue reading Calling Audi owners! Get your connected drive

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Audi e-tron GT wins at the 2022 World Car awards

INGOLSTADT/NEW YORK – Audi’s e-tron GT quattro was a big winner at the 2022 World Car Awards, presented for the 18th time in New York after nomination in the categories World Electric Vehicle of the Year, World Performance Car, and World Car Design of the Year. The e-tron GT quattro took home the World Performance… Continue reading Audi e-tron GT wins at the 2022 World Car awards

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SA vehicle armour experts expand into Saudi

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – SVI Engineering, specialist manufacturer of armoured products in South Africa, has expanded into Saudi Arabia, where it plans to develop and assemble a variety of armoured vehicles and military equipment. Not The Corner’s usual fare but off-roaders and 4×4 fans – as well as local security companies – will be interest… Continue reading SA vehicle armour experts expand into Saudi

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Audi charging ahead with battery of EV top-up points

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi SA has partnered with GridCars to install fast-charging stations nationwide and so becomes the first battery-car brand to invest in such tech at public sites. The 150kW public chargers will be the first such in SA to provide up to 150kW of direct current (DC) charge to electric vehicles: for… Continue reading Audi charging ahead with battery of EV top-up points

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Audi’s performance range update – including a wagon

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi’s RS 4 and RS 5 ranges promise ”a fresher and updated appeal” to its performance range in South Africa with the retail launches scheduled for April 1 2021 though frequent customers will be on the roads around now – early February Audi says it has fine-tuned details of its RS… Continue reading Audi’s performance range update – including a wagon

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2021 Audi R8: Still the most beautiful car on the planet

First units of Audi sport range reach South Africa VIP customer deliveries have already started Sharper visual updates for Coupé and Spyder CAPE TOWN, South Africa – No other Audi is closer to motor racing than the R8, the fastest volume model among the Audi Sport brand that’s created as a high-performance sport car in… Continue reading 2021 Audi R8: Still the most beautiful car on the planet

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2020 Audi S7 Sportback: Progressive looks, sporty driving’

Four-door coupé – progressive design and techS model – sporty look, sophisticated pedigreeImpressive power output of 331kW/600Nm CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Audi’s A7 Sportback range has added a performance model to its S7 Sportback range featuring the brand’s latest design language and, the company says, ”delivering progressive exterior looks and tech that ”include a… Continue reading 2020 Audi S7 Sportback: Progressive looks, sporty driving’

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2021 Audi Q7: It’s still a wagon but, boy! has it changed

New design, clear SUV characteristicsAll-wheel steering, off-road capabilitiesRefreshed cabin, full suite of connect services JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi’s Q7 has had an all-round visual and technical overhaul which, the automaker says, has adopted a new design, superb dynamics, and comfort, and superior space. The automaker, with the new models already in showrooms, sees the… Continue reading 2021 Audi Q7: It’s still a wagon but, boy! has it changed

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2020 Audi A4: Major upgrade ‘sportier, even more cutting-edge’

One of Audi’s best-sellers now embraces the prestige of the full-size class with the new Audi design language. Now fully connected with Audi Connect tech and a new MMI touch display. Mild hybrid technology enhances comfort and drive efficiency. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Audi says its A4 range is the core of the Audi brand so… Continue reading 2020 Audi A4: Major upgrade ‘sportier, even more cutting-edge’

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Audi’s global brand campaign visualises brand strategy.

—————————————————————————————————————————-‘Future is an Attitude’ is Audi’s intended approach for campaigns and Henrik Wenders (Brand Audi)) told The Corner: “By refining our brand strategy we give a contemporary definition to ‘Vorsprung’ and make ourselves ready for the future.’—————————————————————————————————————————– INGOLSTADT/JOHANNESBURG – “Refining our brand strategy will give a contemporary definition to ‘Vorsprung’ and prepare Audi for the… Continue reading Audi’s global brand campaign visualises brand strategy.