Ingolstadt, November 5, 2014 – Triple celebration for Audi in recent awards ceremonies. Best Plug-in hybrid has been awarded for both Audi production vehicles and concept vehicles at the eCar awards, the new TT has been awarded the Design Innovation of the year at the Automotive Brand Contest and the brand with the four rings also took first place with the RS6 Avant and the S1, at the sport auto awards.
eCar Awards: two wins for Audi
Audi’s plug-in hybrid strategy is scoring points. At the eCar Awards by Auto Bild and Auto Test magazines, Audi took first place with its A3 Sportback e-tron and the TT offroad concept car. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron was the winner in the “Best Plug-In Hybrid – Production Vehicles” category. The Audi TT offroad concept took the honors in the category of “Best Plug-In Hybrid – Concept Vehicles.” Audi introduced this show car at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition in April. (October 2, 2014)
New Audi TT: Design Innovation of the Year
Audi cleaned up at this year’s Automotive Brand Contest: The new Audi TT was crowned Innovation of the Year. The Matrix LED headlights in the Audi A8 won the title of “Best of Best.” The Automotive Brand Contest is an international design competition for automotive brands. It is presented by the German Design Council. Audi was also honored here for the Audi A3 Sedan, the Audi allroad shooting brake and the “Luft” designer armchair developed by Audi designers in partnership withWalter de Silva and the furniture makers at Poltrona Frau. (September 30, 2014)
First place for Audi at the sport auto Awards
Audi was showered with honors at this year’s sport auto Awards: The Audi RS 6 Avant took first place in the “Sedans/Station Wagons Over 100,000 euros” category. The Audi S1 topped the list in the “Small Car” category. The Audi TTS 2.0 TFSI* finished the race in second place in the “Coupés up to 50,000 euros” category. In the “Sedans/Station Wagons up to 50,000 euros” category, the Audi S3 Sedan also took second place. The RS 4 Avant drove into third place in the “Sedans/Station Wagons up to 100,000 euros” category. A total of 15,551 sport auto magazine readers participated in the vote. (September 10, 2014)