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I bought A6 because I was attracted to its Quattro system. I replaced Benz S63 with this. I first came to be interested in Quattro when I had driven Bentley for three months. Bentley was a lot more ...Read more
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About Audi Cars
Audi – Premium German Luxury Car brand on Filipino Shores
Audi is one of leading German automobile manufacturing companies in the world and is mainly concerned with the engineering, designing, production, marketing and distribution of luxury cars to customers all around the world. It was established on 29th June 1932 and has its headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany. It owns a total of 11 manufacturing & production units in over 9 countries all around the world. It is also referred to as one of the arms of the luxury automakers "German Big 3" along with other bestselling brands including Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Audi believes in "Vorsprung durch Technik" which roughly translates to "Advancement through Technology" although this has been updated to "Truth in Engineering" in the United States.
Audi was founded by August Horch in 1932 however its forerunner – Wanderer – was established in 1885 that was later incorporated as a branch of Audi AG. Horch founded the automobile company "A Horch & Cie" in Ehrenfeld district located in Cologne. The company was later moved to Reichenbach in 1902 and was renamed August Horch & Cie Motorwagenwerke AG on 10th May 1904. He founded another company in Zwickau on 16th July 1909 – August Horch Automobilwork Gmbh – which was sued for trademark infringement by his partners at is former company. Gradually following orders from the German Supreme Court Reichsgericht, August changed his new company's name to "Audi Automobilwerke Gmbh Zwickau" on 25th April 1910, after consulting with his business associates Paul & Frank Filkentscher. It was later shortened and registered in court as "Audi AG Zwickau" in 1915.
Audi is currently managed by Board of Management Chairman Rupert Sandler who assumed office on 1st January 2010. Other important or key people in the company include Head of Design Wolfgang Egger, Marketing & Sales Officer Luca de Meo, Production Manager Dr. Frank Dreves and Head of Technical Development Ulrich Hackenberg. PGA Cars Inc is the only importer & distributor of Audi cars in Philippines. It is a subsidiary division of Coyiuto Group of Companies and is currently headed by chairman of Board & Chief Executive Officer Robert Coyiuto Jr.
During a merger in 1932, Audi was coalesced with Horch, Wanderer and Jorgen Rasmussen owned Dampf Kraft Wagen (who had acquired most of the shares in Audi Werke AG) to form the Auto Union AG called Chemnitz. It was again merged with Neckarsulm based NSU to form the Audi NSU Auto Union AG in 1969. However, brands NSU & Auto Union lost their popularity after 1985, and the company name was shortened to just Audi AG. Currently, majority of Audi shares (99.55%) are owned by Volkswagen Group after the acquisition of its predecessor Auto Union from Daimler - Benz.
Product Lineup & Services
Audi offers a vast range of luxury car models for customers to choose from. These include cars having diverse body types such as Sports back, Sedan, Saloon, Coupe, etc. Audi Philippines offers an exclusive and premium product lineup for its customers which include – R8 Coupe, Q7, Q5, Q3, A8 L, A7 Sport back, A6 Saloon, RS 4 Avant, A4 Saloon, A3 Sedan, S3 Sedan, A1 Sport and A1. Other notable Audi models include sports models S8, S7, S6, S5, S4, S3, TTS and racing models such as RS4, RS5, RS7, TT RS, etc.
Collaboration & Accessories
It also plans to collaborate with Sanyo – a Japanese Electronic Giant to design a hybrid model electric car for Volkswagen. Audi Philippines also provides excellent after sales services along with genuine parts & accessories of standard quality to their customers that best suit their needs & requirements. The Audi genuine parts & accessory kit consists of batteries, brakes, air cleaners, shock absorbers, windscreens, passenger compartment filters, bulb kit and windscreens.
Audi has tasted significant success in motorsports such as World Rally Championships, 24 Hours of Le Mans, American & European Le Mans Series, World Endurance & Formula E Championships. Notable Rally achievements include two consecutive driver's titles in 1983 – 1984 and manufacture's titles in 1982 & 1984 with help of star drivers such as Hannu Mikkola and Stig Blomqvist. It has also participated in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft series, French & Italian Superturismo, German Super Tourenwagen Cup, British Touring Car Championships, etc.
Production, Marketing & Sales
According to a survey conducted in 2012, Audi employs over 68,804 employees in over 11 production facilities across 9 countries. Also, it had an overall production rate of 1,466,059 units in 2012 generating a revenue of euro 48.771 billion. According to recent 2013 fiscal reports, Audi has witnessed an record breaking 10% increase in overall global sales thus making it one of the most successful & profitable automobile manufacturing companies in the market. PGA Motors Inc operates in Philippines through an integrated network of 3 major dealership stores. These include Audi Green Hills (Mandaluyong Cit), Global City (Taguig City) and Alabang.