The gears are certainly expensive, but you rarely need to change them actually. German cars can easily handle poor road conditions, which is especially important for countries with complex weather patterns. Speaking about appearance, ergonomics and quality, German cars are head and shoulders above the rest.
History Birth of the company and its name Automobile company Wanderer was originally established inlater becoming a branch of Audi AG. Another company, NSU, which also later merged into Audi, was founded during this time, and later supplied the chassis for Gottlieb Daimler 's four-wheeler.
Inhe moved with his company to Reichenbach im Vogtland. His former partners sued him for trademark infringement. The German Reichsgericht Supreme Court in Leipzig eventually determined that the Horch brand belonged to his former company. At the apartment of Franz Fikentscher, they discussed how to come up with a new name for the company.
During this meeting, Franz's son was quietly studying Latin in a corner of the room. The idea was enthusiastically accepted by everyone attending the meeting. These cars were successful even in sporting events. In SeptemberAudi became the first German car manufacturer to present a production car, the Audi Type K, with left-handed drive.
These engines were used in Audi Zwickau and Audi Dresden models that were launched in At the same time, six-cylinder and four-cylinder the "four" with a Peugeot engine models were manufactured.
Audi cars of that era were luxurious cars equipped with special bodywork. It was during this period that the company offered the Audi Front that became the first European car to combine a six-cylinder engine with front-wheel drive.
It used a powertrain shared with the Wanderer, but turned degrees, so that the drive shaft faced the front.
However, this badge was used only on Auto Union racing cars in that period while the member companies used their own names and emblems.
The technological development became more and more concentrated and some Audi models were propelled by Horch or Wanderer built engines. Reflecting the economic pressures of the time, Auto Union concentrated increasingly on smaller cars through the s, so that by the company's DKW brand accounted for After the final few Audis were delivered in the "Audi" name disappeared completely from the new car market for more than two decades.
Overrun by the Soviet Army inon the orders of the Soviet Union military administration the factories were dismantled as part of war reparations.
With no prospect of continuing production in Soviet-controlled East Germany, Auto Union executives began the process of relocating what was left of the company to West Germany. A site was chosen in IngolstadtBavariato start a spare parts operation in latewhich would eventually serve as the headquarters of the reformed Auto Union in The former Audi factory in Zwickau restarted assembly of the pre-war-models in The Zwickau plant manufactured the infamous Trabant untilwhen it came under Volkswagen control—effectively bringing it under the same umbrella as Audi since The Ingolstadt site was large, consisting of an extensive complex of formerly military buildings which was suitable for administration as well as vehicle warehousing and distribution, but at this stage there was at Ingolstadt no dedicated plant suitable for mass production of automobiles: It was only ten years later, after the company had attracted an investor, when funds became available for construction of major car plant at the Ingolstadt head office site.
However, small two-stroke cars were not the focus of Daimler-Benz's interests, and while the early s saw major investment in new Mercedes models and in a state of the art factory for Auto Union's, the company's aging model range at this time did not benefit from the economic boom of the early s to the same extent as competitor manufacturers such as Volkswagen and Opel.
The decision to dispose of the Auto Union business was based on its lack of profitability. Eighteen months later, Volkswagen bought complete control of Ingolstadt, and by were using the spare capacity of the Ingolstadt plant to assemble an additional 60, Volkswagen Beetles per year.
In Septemberthe DKW F was fitted with a four-stroke engine and a facelift for the car's front and rear. Volkswagen dumped the DKW brand because of its associations with two-stroke technology, and having classified the model internally as the Fsold it simply as the "Audi". Later developments of the model were named after their horsepower ratings and sold as the Audi 60, 75, 80, and Super 90, selling until The global network of Audi Group production sites includes the two German sites of Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm as well as production facilities in Hungary, Belgium and Mexico.
Within the group network of parent company Volkswagen, Audi also manufactures cars at European production facilities in Slovakia, Spain and Russia and worldwide in Brazil.
The PM praised the progress that investors have made, as of September , the complex will put its first electric motorcycle into operation and by the first car under the VINFAST brand will be introduced to the market.
Audi to test 5G use cases in car production. highly secure mobile networks – lend themselves to complex, automated production environments such as a car factory. AUDI AG currently manufactures the A3, A4, A5 and Q5 models at the Ingolstadt plant.
Because of this large number of model variants, the plant in Ingolstadt is one of the most complex manufacturing facilities in the VW group.
With the success of the Audi brand and the rapid development of the variety resulting from many new car launches. Audi AG is a car manufacturing company founded in the year at Zwickau, Germany by a German engineer and an automobile pioneer named August Horch. In. With , cars built in , the Ingolstadt parent plant is the Audi Group’s largest production facility and Europe’s second-largest car factory.
Globally networked, Audi Ingolstadt is the company’s flagship plant in terms of its technological prowess.