Audi Group: Strong Financial Performance in a Challenging Environment

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="78504"] source: Audi AG Audi CEO Markus Duesmann says, “Financial performance shows the strength of our brand group” Revenues of €44.6 billion, operating profit of €6.2 billion, operating margin of 14.0%: Audi Group is performing well despite geopolitical crises and strained supply chains High demand for Audi electric models, strong performance from Bentley, record deliveries from Lamborghini, and stable deliveries from Ducati The Pr...

Ducati Streetfighter V4 Lamborghini

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76030"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Unveiled at the San Marino MotoGP, the 630-unit limited edition Ducati motorcycle inspired by the Lamborghini Huracán STO The new Ducati Streetfighter V4 Lamborghini, inspired by the Huracán STO super sports car, was unveiled to the public at the San Marino Grand Prix at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. The bike is the result of the second collaborative project between the two brands, amba...

Audi Group First Half-Year: Operating Profit at All-Time High

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74545"] source: Audi AG CEO Duesmann: “Global fossil fuel crisis affirms strategic focus on e-mobility and carbon-neutral production.” CFO Rittersberger: “A strong first half-year shows that Audi has mastered the turbulence well and systematically seized opportunities.” Revenues of €29.9 billion, operating profit of €4.9 billion, operating margin of 16.5%, net cash flow of €2.6 billion. The Audi Group is pre...

Audi and Ducati Inspire at Offroad Event

[caption id="attachment_71497" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Ducati DesertX, Audi RS Q e-tron[/caption] source: Audi Test of the Audi RS Q e-tron and the Ducati DesertX in Sardinia Motorsport professionals from Audi and Ducati accompanied the event Common design emphasizes the same spirit within the brand group There has never been such an opportunity: Audi and Ducati welcomed international media to Sardinia for a double debut. For the first time, journalists were able to ride the n...

Ducati Continues Its Growth Trend, Record First Quarter 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71080"] source: Audi AG 13,450 motorcycles delivered to passionate customers worldwide during the first three months of 2022, up by 5% compared to 2021 Italy is again the leading market for Ducati with 2,544 motorcycles The results obtained were penalized by a strong discontinuity in supplies, a situation that could continue over the course of the season The first quarter of 2022 ends with another record for Ducati, which...

Fiscal Year 2021: Audi Group Achieves All-Time Highs in Operating Profit and Net Cash Flow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69810"] source: Audi AG CEO Markus Duesmann: “Audi has a clear plan for the electric and digital future.” CFO Jürgen Rittersberger: “In a very challenging environment, we showed our financial strengths.” Operating profit of 5.5 billion euros and net cash flow of 7.8 billion euros Brand group: Joint goals and synergy potentials in high nine-figure range In the challenging fiscal year of 2021, Audi once again put its strengths to the ...

Team Play in the Brand Group: Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley and Ducati Have Ambitious Goals

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69999"] source: Audi AG Synergy potentials in the high hundreds of million euros and a long-term operating margin of over 11% Brands benefit from the transfer of key technologies and a common path into electric mobility Markus Duesmann: “We want to utilize our shared strengths and focus on the individuality of the brands” The transformation to electric mobility requires large investments: With intensified cooperation in their Brand Group...

Build Your Own Ducati Panigale V4 R From LEGO

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46412"] words: Bill, photo: LEGO LEGO hit it out of the ballpark with the Audi Sport quattro S1 and hopefully the Auto Union Type C Racecar will get enough support to be produced. But what about a kit for our two-wheeled companions? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46405"] Recently, LEGO revealed its latest LEGO Technic kit, the Ducati Panigale VR 4 superbike. This highly-detailed model even has a workable gearbox, front and rea...

Drag Race: Audi R8 vs Ducati Panigale V4

[words: Bill Cho, video: Autocar] As we head into the weekend, let us take in the glory that is this ridiculous (but awesome) drag race: Audi R8 V10 vs Ducati Panigale V4. The lads over at Autocar have pitted these corporate cousins against each other for no other reason than because why not? Enjoy. [embed]https://youtu.be/g1A_nijCVqs[/embed] [gallery size="large" ids="14631,14632,14634,14635,14636,14637,14638,14639,14640,14641"]