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April 07, 2020

Tech talk: Deep dive on 40 years of Audi quattro® all-wheel-drive technology

Forty years on, Audi quattro has become synonymous with all-wheel drive, earning its mettle through motorsports and harsh road conditions to propel the Audi brand forward to what it has become today.

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April 03, 2020

Audi RS 3 Nardo edition: turning grey skies blue

Audi of America has announced that the popular RS 3 will now be available in a special Nardo edition, now arriving at dealerships.

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April 01, 2020

Audi of America Q1 2020 sales fell 14% to 41,367 units as global pandemic impacts March results

Audi of America reported a sales decrease of 14 percent for Q1 2020.

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April 01, 2020

15 movies featuring Audi vehicles to watch while you social distance

Binge-watching is a common practice for people, even without a mandate for social distancing. And

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Your Driving Costs | AAA NewsRoom

Spike in Finance Costs Drives Increase

ORLANDO, Fla. (September 12, 2019) – It’s going to cost more for those looking to buy a new car this year. Finance costs on new car purchases have jumped 24% in 2019, according to new AAA research, pushing the average annual cost of vehicle ownership to $9,282, or $773.50 a month. That’s the highest cost associated with new vehicle ownership since AAA began tracking expenses in 1950 and a reminder that the true costs of owning a vehicle extend far beyond maintenance and fuel.

“Finance costs accounted for more than 40% of the total increase in average vehicle ownership costs,” said John Nielsen, AAA’s managing director for Automotive Engineering & Repair. “AAA found finance charges rose more sharply in the last 12 months than any major expense associated with owning a vehicle.”

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The spike in finance charges – which rose from

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