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AUDI AG is a German firm which creates vehicles under the Audi brand name.It is part of the Volkswagen Team.The name Audi is based upon a Latin translation of the surname of the founder August Horch,itself the German word for "listen!" Audi is headquartered in Ingolstadt,Germany.
On July 16,1909 vehicle leader August Horch established August Horch Automobile GmbH in Germany.A short time later on he renamed the business after the Latin translation of his surname-making it Audi Automobile.
In 1932,Audi merged with Horch,DKW and Wanderer,to create Automobile Union AG.The four rings of the Audi badge symbolise
the brands Audi,DKW Horch and Wanderer.Before The Second World War,Automobile Union AG made use of the four interlinked rings,just on Car Union racing cars and trucks because period.Member firms used their very own names and symbols.
Auto Union GmbH was developed in Ingolstadt on September third,1949 following a series of adjustments as WWII pertained to an end.
Daimler-Benz AG acquired the majority of and lastly the continuing to be shares in Car Union GmbH on April 24th,1958.From this day up until the end of 1965,Car Union was a fully had subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based Daimler Group.
Volkswagen AG acquired most of shares in Vehicle Union GmbH in December 1964,with Audi becoming a totally owned VW subsidiary from the end of 1966.
In March 1969,NSU Motorenwerke AG,which had simply been taken over by VW,and the Ingolstadt-based Vehicle Union GmbH merged to form Audi NSU Vehicle Union AG.
In March 1980,a four-wheel-drive sports coupé was presented at the Geneva Electric Motor Program.The Audi Quattro was the first high-performance lorry with 4x4.This drive concept had formerly just been used on trucks and also off-road automobiles.The permanent four-wheel-drive system in the Used Audi A3 Cars For Sale enjoyed worldwide success in motor sport and gradually found its method into the whole Audi version range.
In January 1985,Audi NSU Automobile Union AG was relabelled AUDI AG.At the same time the business relocated its head office from to Ingolstadt. From this time forward autos as well as the firm had the very same name.