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2021-10-13 Audi recognised for best customer service in automotive industry AudiLogo_1400x438.png

• Audi achieves first place in automotive industry category
• Ask Africa Orange Index is the leading customer service benchmark and measurement in South Africa

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2021-08-23 The Audi Q5 gets even better q5-article-header.png

• Facelift model now with sharper design and a stronger Q identity
• Rear light cluster featuring new digital OLED technology
• New MMI touch-sensitive controls

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2021-08-05 Meet the future: Audi e-tron range heading to South Africa e-tron-local-news.png

• Six Audi e-tron model derivatives planned for introduction to South Africa in quarter one next year
• Model range includes the e-tron SUV, e-tron Sportback and e-tron GT

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2021-07-29 More dynamic than ever before: the New Audi A3 Sportback and Sedan local-news-image.png

• Range includes a five-door Sportback and four-door Sedan in both A and S models
• Premium compact car now with sportier design changes on the exterior and interior
• Driver-focused cockpit, infotainment and technology from the full-size class
• Powerful TFSI engines with high efficiency available across the range

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2021-06-04 Small Q, big coup: The Audi Q2 in new top form 1400x438_20210503Q2-14.jpg

• Compact SUV in the Audi Q range ushers in a fresh product update
• Offering striking finishing touches as part of three different trim lines
• Local package structure offers convenience, customisation and an inclusive value proposition

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2021-04-30 The New Audi S8 – Exhilarating Performance in the Luxury Class HPB__1400x438.jpg....jpg

• V8 high-performance engine with 420 kW and 800 Nm of torque
• Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle
dynamics
• Typical S model: Design draws attention to the elegance of the dynamic athlete

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2021-03-18 The new RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback grows Audi’s performance family 1400x438-HPB_for-web.jpg

• High-performance Avant and Coupé-like grand tourer suitable for all purposes – sportiness and practical benefit
• 4.0 TFSI twin-turbo V8 with mild hybrid: high power meets high efficiency
• 441 kW, 800 Nm, 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.6 seconds
• Retail launch of the new models will take place from 1 April 2021

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2021-02-12 Audi’s most powerful diesel engine: Introducing the Audi SQ7 and SQ8 1400x438_SQ7.jpg

V8 TDI engine with 310 kW and 900 Nm
The SQ7 and SQ8 introduces a performance stint to the luxury C-SUV segment
Now available in South Africa through a limited, once-off launch opportunity

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2021-02-02 Audi’s performance range extends with two distinct updates: the new RS4 Avant and RS 5 family RS4_1400x438.jpg

The RS 4 and RS 5 model ranges bring a fresher and updated appeal to Audi’s performance range in South Africa Retail launch of the new models will take place from 1 April 2021 VIP customer deliveries have officially begun

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2021-01-27 The new Audi R8: Update to the high-performance sports car audi-r8.jpg

• Spearhead to Audi’s performance range officially touches down in South Africa.
• VIP customer deliveries of the Audi R8 V10 performance quattro have officially begun.
• Visual updates to the Coupé and Spyder hosts a sharper design.

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2020-12-10 The new Audi A5 and S5 range: new look and new tech 1400x438_11Dec.jpg

• The enhanced Audi A5 and S5 range now features enhanced design and technology improvements
• Now fully connected with Audi connect technology and a new MMI touch display
• Sportback, Coupé and Cabriolet body styles available

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2020-11-24 Performance, presence and comfort - The new Audi S7 Sportback 1400x438_24Nov.jpg

• Four-door coupé embodies progressiveness in design and technology
• S model design includes a sporty look and sophisticated pedigree
• Impressive power output of 331 kW and 600 Nm of torque

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2020-11-19 Taken to the next level: new edition of the Audi Q7 1400x438-q7.jpg

• More powerful: new design with clear SUV characteristics and prestige factor
• More dynamic with all-wheel steering and off-road capabilities
• More cutting edge: touch operating concept, refreshed interior and full suite of Audi connect
services

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2020-11-06 Compact Sports Cars in Peak Form: The New Audi TT RS range 1400x438_6Nov.jpg

• New front end and redesigned rear wing with side winglets.
• Award-winning five-cylinder: 2.5 TFSI engine with 294 kW and 480 Nm.
• Available in a Coupé and Roadster offering as part of the update Audi TT RS range

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2020-10-21 Audi Connect introduces an intelligent travel companion 1400x438_article_1.jpg

We live in an ever-connected world, one where our smart devices all connect to provide seamless integration of data sharing for work and leisure. Your car should integrate just as easily with your connected life. Audi has taken connectivity one step further than just media and hands-free integration with new integrated technology, called Audi connect.

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2020-10-21 Audi connect: Offering convenience and safety on the go 1400x438_article_2.jpg

Audi connect is quickly changing the way in which drivers interact with their vehicle on a daily basis, by offering a host of benefits and features. While some features of Audi connect focus on navigation and infotainment, others focus on safety, security and convenience.

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2020-10-21 Audi connect: ensuring a safer, secure and more connected drive 1400x438_article_3.jpg

Audi connect seamlessly links you, your smartphone and your Audi into one connected and integrated hub. This is enabled through an embedded e-SIM in the new Audi A4 Sedan and is easily interfaced and controlled via the myAudi app. The effective combination of all this technology and connectivity brings with it a host of safety and security features to an Audi driver.

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2020-10-06 Re-orientation of the brand takes shape – Audi starts a new brand campaign progress-audi.jpg

• Global brand campaign visualizes Audi’s new brand strategy
• “Future is an Attitude” is Audi’s communicative approach for future campaigns.
• Henrik Wenders, Senior Vice President Brand Audi: “By refining our brand strategy we give a contemporary definition to ‘Vorsprung’ and make ourselves ready for the future.”

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2020-10-01 The new Audi A4: major upgrade now sportier and even more cutting edge 1400x438_1Oct.jpg


• One of Audi’s bestseller now embraces the prestige of the full-size class with the new Audi design language.
• Now fully connected with Audi connect technology and a new MMI touch display.
• Electrification with mild hybrid technology enhances comfort and drive efficiency

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2020-09-10 Audi and Wayde van Niekerk release an inspiring #Lane8 campaign 1400x438_10Sep.jpg

• Wayde van Niekerk has been aligned to the Audi brand since early 2016 and is currently an Audi Q8 driver.
• The #Lane8 campaign looks back to Wayde’s 2016 Olympics win from the notoriously challenging, eighth lane in the 400 metres sprint.
• The campaign messaging metaphorically encourages an attitude of breaking through hardship and challenge, to inspire and encourage an outlook of optimism.

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2020-09-04 Audi connect due to launch in South Africa with the new Audi A4 Sedan 1400x438_4Sep-2.jpg

• Audi connect technology launches in South Africa with the introduction of the new Audi A4 – the first fully connected vehicle in the Audi product range.
• Audi connect represents the digital connection between driver, vehicle, and infrastructure.
• Fully connected and integrated features will include Car2X services around safety and service; security and convenience as well real-time infotainment functions.

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2020-09-01 Compact crossover with athletic elegance: The all-new Audi Q3 Sportback 1400x438_1Sep.jpg

• Introducing the first compact crossover of the Audi brand.
• Completes the Audi Q3 model line-up as the halo and design offering in the range.
• This all-new model emphasises sportiness, practicality and elegance.

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2020-08-24 Head of Audi bids a fond farewell to South Africa 1400x438_24August_1.jpg

• Trevor Hill, Head of the Audi Brand, leaves Audi South Africa at the end of August and returns to Audi’s headquarters in Germany after a successful three year contract in South Africa.

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2020-08-17 Audi introduces an online quotation tool for the Audi Freeway Plan Extension audi-afp-img-nemo.jpg

• A new online calculator at www.audi.co.za allows for an immediate cost estimate when planning for extended cover to the standard Audi Freeway Plan.
• The Audi Freeway Plan is standard on all Audi's and covers the first five years and/or 100 000 KM.
•The Audi Freeway Plan Extension offers extended cover to the standard maintenance and service plan for up to 10 years and/or 300 000 KM.

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2020-08-12 It came, it saw, it conquered: the all-new Audi Q3 Sportback wins ‘Best Cars 2020’ readers’ award 29914 Q3 Sportback.jpg

The Audi Q3 Sportback, introduced just a few months ago, has won the ‘Best Cars’ readers’ award - prevailing against 62 strong competitors in its category.

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2020-08-12 Strikingly stylish and adaptable. The all-new Audi Q3 Sportback is here. 29914 Q3 Sportback2.jpg

The new Audi Q3 Sportback is a striking re-interpretation of one of Audi’s most iconic and desirable SUVs.

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2020-07-21 Virtual events space can still drive an exciting brand experience 1400x438_21July_3.jpg

Using virtual technology as part of the marketing mix and more specifically in the eventing space, has surely been spurred on during this global COVID-19 pandemic. It’s one that not only presents an opportunity to innovate, but can most definitely support a new and exciting brand experience, writes Tarryn Knight, Head of Marketing and Product at Audi South Africa.

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2020-07-08 Audi launches an affordable service plan for older vehicles 1400x438.jpg

• AudiSmart Service is a new and innovative service plan available at an affordable price.
• The plan is applicable to all Audi models which are 6 to 13 years old and that fall outside of the standard Audi Freeway Plan.
• It covers two oil change services over two years and/or 30 000 KM, at an approved Audi Dealership.

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2020-07-07 Recognising and awarding performance: inspiring excellence when we need it most 1400x438_29June.jpg

It’s often that during challenging times, the hardest work, longest hours and extra effort are put into a job, a task or a project. It’s also during these times that great performance needs to be recognised and acknowledge because when the going gets tough, we need our best-performing teams to be at their best, writes Trevor Hill, Head of Audi South Africa.

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2020-06-29 Top Audi Dealers virtually recognised for excellent performance mccarthy-audi-centre-arcadia-01.jpg

• The Audi Silver Arrow Awards celebrates Dealer excellence within the areas of Sales, Service, Parts and Accessories and Audi Financial Services
• A first-of-its-kind virtual celebration offered recognition to top performers through an exciting online event experience
• Audi Centre Arcadia wins the prestigious ‘Audi Dealer of the Year’ for the third consecutive year

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2020-06-24 Premium and practical mobility: Introducing a brand and business promise which delivers value at a very relevant time buying-an-audi-article-header.jpg

As the world collectively reflects during this uncertain time and businesses rethink their plans and objectives, our relationship with mobility also requires reflection.

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2020-05-15 Explore Our Online Technology Platform | Audi South Africa article1400x438.jpg

Car enthusiasts will be pleased to know that Audi’s online technology platform now offers an effective and educative way of making use of your free time, with a showcase of the Audi motoring technology that makes modern driving so exciting.

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2020-05-06 Audi Freeway Plan further extends relief to Audi drivers audi-afp-img.jpg

• The standard Audi Freeway Plan is a comprehensive maintenance and service plan that covers all Audi vehicles for the first five years and/or 100 000 kilometres
• The Audi Freeway Plan will offer a further 3 month extension period for valid contracts due to expire soon
• The extended relief period is a further support measure from Audi due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

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2020-05-05 Audi as part of VWSA lends further support to fight COVID-19 A202289_medium-1400x438.jpg

Volkswagen Group South Africa, which Audi forms a part of, have increased efforts to provide aid in the fight against COVID-19.

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2020-04-29 Take a Slow Drive with us in the New A6 Sedan A6-Dealersite-HPB_1400x438_Blank.jpg

This period of National lock-down and social isolation has been a critical action in our country’s campaign to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. It has had solid benefits in slowing transmission of the disease but it has also had unanticipated benefits as we begin to muse on our personal and professional lives, and what we’ve previously taken for granted – writes Trevor Hill, Head of Audi South Africa.

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2020-04-21 Audi as part of VWSA lends support to fight COVID-19 A202289_medium-1400x438.jpg

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) in which the Audi brand forms part of in South Africa, has been focusing efforts on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment to support in the fight against COVID-19 in our country.

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2020-04-06 Audi Freeway Plan offers relief during uncertain times afp-article-img.jpg

• The standard Audi Freeway Plan is a comprehensive maintenance and service plan that covers all Audi vehicles for the first 100 000 km or five years
• The Audi Freeway Plan will offer a 1 month grace period for valid contracts due to expire over the next few months
• Audi services due during the National Lockdown period will receive grace period of 1,500 KM or 1 month

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