Rupert Stadler Departs Audi AG & Volkswagen AG Board

[source: Volkswagen Group] The supervisory boards of Volkswagen AG and AUDI AG have today consented to the conclusion of an agreement with Rupert Stadler on the termination of his offices as a member of the board of management of Volkswagen AG and chairman of the board of management of AUDI AG as well as of his service agreements. Mr. Stadler is leaving the companies with immediate effect and will no longer work for the Volkswagen Group. Mr. Stadler is doing so because, du...

Audi Fleshes Out Its Corporate Strategy And Plans To Sell 800,000 Electrified Cars in 2025

[source: Audi AG] CEO Rupert Stadler: “We are taking the initiative. We are lifting electric mobility to the next level.” CFO Alexander Seitz: “We are accelerating the implementation of new and profitable business models worldwide” Sustainability: sales of approximately 800,000 new energy vehicles in 2025 with more than 20 electrified models – Audi production plants to be CO2 neutral by end of the next decade Digitization: €1 billion of operating profit from new bus...

The Audi Annual Press Conference 2018 Speeches

Rupert Stadler Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG Speech at the Annual Press Conference Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to Ingolstadt. I also would like to welcome you most cordially to the Annual Press Conference. We are talking today about new departures. This means that we are breaking with old ways and meeting new challenges. We are currently doing both of those things at the same time. In 2017, we mastered an extremely challenging year. When we look back, the year featu...

Audi Teases e-tron GT at Annual Press Conference

Audi enjoys teasing future product at the company's annual press conference, and the 2018 gathering was no exception. Buried between profit reports, factory highlights and other mundane issues comes more solid confirmation of the brand's second all-electric e-tron offering. And, unlike the e-tron shown in Geneva, this one will skip the more obvious crossover configuration and instead go low-slung and sporty that should be more appealing to car enthusiasts. Sharing the above image with att...

Autocar: Audi Ditches ‘Russian Doll’ Car Design

words: Bill Cho, Q2 photo: Audi AG Ever wonder why Audi's design language have been repetitive across its lineup? In a recent interview with UK magazine Autocar, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler stated that it was deliberate "to make Audis more recognizable in newer and emerging markets. Now we are well known in major markets like China, we can begin to change this philosophy and give each car its own look.” “We recognise that there is a place for more differentiation now," added Marc Lic...