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Princess Di’s Iconic Audi 80 Cabriolet: Here’s Your Chance To Own A Graceful Piece Of Royal History

Princess Di’s Iconic Audi 80 Cabriolet: Here’s Your Chance To Own A Graceful Piece Of Royal History

British royalty preferred British luxury cars. Rovers have been a perennial favorite with the queen and for decades, she has been more than partial to Jaguars as well. Prince Charles adores his ‘good old’ Aston Martin DB6: the birthday present he received from his mother the year he turned 21.   And thus it went…Read more about Princess Di’s Iconic Audi 80 Cabriolet: Here’s Your Chance To Own A Graceful Piece Of Royal History[…]

This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant

This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant

With Earth Day approaching, Audi has good news for its customers and for all concerned with the state of the environment today. Firstly, following the successful preview of the all-electric SUV – the new Audi e-tron Quattro prototype – at the Geneva Motor Show, the premium automobile manufacturer has announced that the production version ofRead more about This Earth Day AUDI All Geared Up to Start Production On All-electric SUVs At Their CO2-Neutral Plant[…]

Audi Linking Cars to The Grid in Experimental ‘Virtual Power Plant’

Audi Linking Cars to The Grid in Experimental ‘Virtual Power Plant’

German automaker Audi, part of the Volkswagen Group, looks determined to go one up on rival automakers regarding PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles). Once electric vehicles were unleashed into the market, there was a great concern that adding more demand from the overtaxed electric grid would create a large imbalance between supply and demand. However,Read more about Audi Linking Cars to The Grid in Experimental ‘Virtual Power Plant’[…]

Spider-Man Takes His Driver’s Test in the New Audi A8

Spider-Man Takes His Driver’s Test in the New Audi A8

Peter Parker, played by actor Tom Holland, faces one of a teenager’s biggest challenges – passing his driving test. With comedian J.B. Smoove as his instructor, the web-slinger attempts to pass his test in an Audi A8 borrowed from fellow superhero, Tony Stark. The ad entitled “Driver’s Test” comes from Audi as part of itsRead more about Spider-Man Takes His Driver’s Test in the New Audi A8[…]

2017 Northwest VW and Audi Auto Shows and Events

2017 Northwest VW and Audi Auto Shows and Events

For all of the upcoming Volkswagen and Audi related car shows and events in the Northwest, including Oregon and Washington, see our list below:

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