• 2014 World Car of the Year Goes to the Audi A3, Other German Automakers Recognized

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    2014 World Car of the Year Goes to the Audi A3, Other German Automakers Recognized

    2014 World Car of the Year Goes to the Audi A3. Also congrats to Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and BMW.
    Photo Credit: Julie Rybarczyk

    Congrats are in order for Audi!

    They received the award for World Car of the Year 2014 for the Audi A3. The announcement was made at the New York Auto Show earlier this month.

    The voting panel, made up of a jury of 69 automotive journalists representing 22 countries, selected the third generation Audi A3 over 23 other automobiles to win the impressive title.

    Audi is no stranger to this award. In 2005, they won the same award for their A6 model.

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  • Award Winning Piloted Driving Technology and 3 Connected Car Awards for Audi

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Award Winning Piloted Driving Technology and 3 Connected Car Awards for Audi

    Winners!
    Photo Credit: Julie Rybarczyk

    Audi was awarded the Pioneer Award for its piloted driving technology and recognized in three out of eight categories for the Connected Car Awards reader’s poll by Auto Bild and Computer Bild magazines.

    The Pioneer Award was earned due to Audi’s semi-autonomous (“piloted”) driving technology advances.

    The award winning categories and winning factors from the Connected Car Awards reader’s poll (based on approx. 320,000 votes) were as follows:

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  • 2014 Audi A6 TDI – Finalist for Green Car of the Year

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Audi’s 2014 A6 TDI has recently been named as a Green Car of the Year finalist for the Green Car Journal. The specific model will be honored as one of the “Top Five Green Cars for 2014” in November.

    In addition to the recognition, the 2014 Audi A6 TDI will earn the “Green Car Product of Excellence” honor.

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  • VW, Porsche & Audi Most Appealing According to J.D. Power Study

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    VW, Porsche & Audi Most Appealing According to J.D. Power Study

    Winners! VW, Porsche & Audi Most Appealing According to J.D. Power Study
    Photo Credit: Julie Rybarczyk

    Volkswagen Group scored majorly with consumers in the latest J.D. Power 2013 APEAL Study, nabbing five model-level awards.

    The Audi Allroad, Porsche Boxster, Porsche Cayenne, VW GTI and VW Passat models each received individual segment awards.

    The study focuses on measuring new vehicle appeal, including new technologies and features that are offered on vehicles. Owners that participated in the study evaluated their purchases on 77 attributes, which then were scored and grouped into vehicle segments based on similar-type models.

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