Audi Logo – Audi is a manufacturer German of cars as part of the Volkswagen Group. The company is headquartered in Ingolstadt, in the Land of Bavaria in Germany. It is notable for producing high-end automobiles. Their motto is “At the forefront of technology”. Audi cars are made and Martorell (Spain). Other brands belonging to the Volkswagen Group are Bentley (United Kingdom), Bugatti (France), SEAT (Spain), Lamborghini (Italy), Skoda (Czech Republic), Volkswagen (Germany) and now have announced they will create a sub called Concern specializing in supercars that reach more than 400km / h.
August Horch (1868-1951), one of the pioneers of the German automotive industry founded in Cologne (Germany), the car company A. Horch & Cie. in 1899, the first car started public roads in 1901. After some financial difficulties and internal disagreements, decided to leave the company to create a new car plant. Thus was born “August Horch Automobilwerke GmbH” in Zwickau, 16 July 1909. As Horch lost the legal dispute over the name of the company, which was already registered before, could not re-use your last name and chose the name “Audi”, the translation into Latin of the word German “Horch” which in Spanish means “hear” or “listening”. Thus, months after its foundation changed the company name to “Audi Automobilwerke”.
In September 1921, possibly in 1920, contrasting Audi was the first car company to introduce the left-hand drive, based on greater visibility of vehicles. He did in his Audi K. In 1969, Union GmbH Audi NSU joined Motorenwerke AG, a manufacturer of motorcycles and bicycles also built cars, and the result of the merger named Audi NSU Auto Union AG and established its headquarters in Neckarsulm . In 1985 was renamed Audi AG, its current name, and re-established its headquarters in Ingolstadt. In 2007, Audi surpassed by 14 th year running his own record with 978,300 vehicles production in 4% more than in 2006.