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    1. Audi Le Mans Documentary 'Truth in 24' Now on YouTube Uncut and Official



      Take note anyone who's missed it, including those outside the USA unable to catch an airing, download it on iTunes (USA only) or pick up a DVD, Audi of America has added its ground-breaking 'Truth in 24' Le Mans documentary to YouTube. Yes, for many this may mean an hour and a half of watching on your laptop or desktop but ...
    2. Audi Launches Campaign to Celebrate Revolutionary quattro™ All-Wheel Drive Technology



      [source: Audi of America]

      •*New :60 TV spot to debut nationally during NFL division playoffs
      •*Spot entitled “Ahab” takes inspiration from classic Herman Melville novel
      •*Campaign centered around Audi quattro with digital content, Facebook app and YouTube playlist
      Audi ...
    3. Audi of America Communications Chief Jeff Kuhlman Takes Global Position at Nissan



      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 ...
    4. Breaking: Audi AG Drops Manual Transmission 6-Speed for EU Market Facelifted S4 and S5 Range. US Retains Them!



      In a move you don't always see from Audi, we've stumbled across an interesting turn of events surrounding manual transmissions in next year's facelifted S4 and S5. When a friend from Audi AG pointed out to us that he couldn't get a manual transmission in a 3.0 TDI A5 Sportback and then another our friend Mike ...
    5. Help Wanted: Audi of America Announces Full-Time Internship at Herndon, VA Headquarters



      A friend in Herndon dropped us a note this week to see if we knew of any good candidates for a new position that's just opened up at Audi headquarters in Herndon, VA. Seems AoA has created a position called Product Information Intern, a "full-time internship" set to begin in November. We hear they'd really like an ...
    6. Audi of America CMO Scott Keogh a "Brand Genius" Says AdWeek



      AdWeek Magazine is highlighting a group of ten marketing executives it's dubbed "Brand Genius" in a series of profiles this week. Today's focus is none other than Audi of America CMO Scott Keogh. Of course, most Audi enthusiasts are likely already aware of of Keogh's impressive run at Audi. Though perhaps unknown amongst the brand loyal when he ...
    7. Audi R8 GT Week plus: Video 3 of 4, "No Compromise"



      Emanuele Pirro returns again for the third of four Audi R8 GT videos. This time around, the topic is compromises... or rather the lack thereof. Audi engineers made like congress on the debt ceiling, not compromising in an effort to bring numbers down. Watch it below.

    8. New Audi 'Car Carrier' Commercial Wins AdWeek's Ad of the Day on Wednesday



      In case you missed it, Audi released a new TV spot entitled 'Car Carrier'. Perhaps taking a poke at its own short supply situation where many popular models are hard to come by, Audi cleverly emphasizes the migration of customers from brands like BMW and Lexus in a very creative way. As an open-top car carrier chugs down a metropolitan highway, an ambitious BMW owner tries to lay claim ...
    9. On Location: Glacier White 2012 Audi A4 + Other Color News from Audi



      We recently visited Audi of America headquarters, coaxed into a visit by news that there was a German spec Audi A4 that had been built as a 2012 package mockup. And while the spec (Premium Plus, S-line bodywork and those 5-spoke wheels) may still be subject to change the most significant difference we saw on the car was its Glacier White Paint that was described ...
    10. Audi USA President Steps In Over Customer's Delayed Audi Exclusive S4



      Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen has told us (as have all of his staff) time and again just how important customer service is for the Audi brand and its continued success in the USA. Given this I can't say I was overly surprised by what you are about to read, but I was plenty impressed.

      According to a user on the Audizine forums and found via quattroholic, de Nysschen did no less than personally call a forum user by the ...
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