Often compared to America's SEMA Show, the tuner-focused Essen Motor Show is really something more unto itself. Whereas the SEMA Show is really an industry only affair and with no day for a media push, Essen is there for the public, the car enthusiast and also there as a platform of PR for tuners... so yes, a day reserved for the media. Where you'd need to be a distributor to place an order
Given the two will share platform components, it's not been much of a surprise that Porsche continues to test prototypes of their upcoming Cajun crossover with Audi Q5 bodies. The Audi Q5 is in production and the site of a Q5 on public roads isn't exactly something special. Perhaps these mules go all but unnoticed most of the time... key terminology being "most of the time" since
By this time, we doubt Audi Sport engineer Leena Gade needs any introduction. As the first female engineer to win Le Mans (this year with the R18 TDI's momentous win), she's earned her place in the motorsport lexicon and the spotlight turned its way in her direction.
Audi of America has produced several video shorts
As Audi of America's main charity, Best Buddies is always on our radar. This graphic came through with their annual holiday e-card from chairman Anthony Shriver. We wish them and those they help the happiest of holidays.
Okay, it's a bit heavy on the self promotion but we'll give AutoSpies a pass for the dual Audi product placement on their 2011 holiday e-card.
As the holiday season sets in, we've begun to decorate our annual Virtual Holiday Mantel (VHM). Next to sit on our fireplace is this card from QuattroWorld.com.
As the holiday season sets in, we've begun to decorate our annual Virtual Holiday Mantel (VHM). First atop our fireplace is this card from Audiworld.com.
Pixels on photos of the A1 Sportback have barely dried and photoshop renderer extraordinaire Theophilus Chin has already begun to take liberties with Audi's little 5-door. Taking allroad design cues and adding them cleanly to the A1 Sportback, Chin has deftly created a realistic looking A1 allroad. And though we've not heard any confirmation of such a vehicle, we're guessing it will cause some controversy amongst
Here's a new video short from Audi. Watch it here.
Audi of America Chief Communications Officer Jeff Kuhlman will be leaving his position in Herndon to take a global PR position with Nissan in Japan. For Kuhlman this is a move to a more senior position, and while we wish him luck in the future, we'll also miss working with him in our role covering the Audi beat. Kuhlman is a veteran communications executive who's offered us sound advice and much-appreciated respect and support over