Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR) strongest ever model line up has seen the two iconic brands clock up an impressive seventy four international awards so far this year with a number of significant accolades in the awards calendar yet to be bestowed.
The new 2012 Jeep® Wrangler captured the "Best Value Off-Road" award, while the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee earned top honors in the "Luxury Off-Road" category at the Active Lifestyle Vehicle (ALV) Winners for 2012.
The Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi Q3 the maximum five-star rating for passive crash safety. The results for adult protection in a frontal, rear or side collision, as well as for child safety and pedestrian protection.
Audi A7 and the Audi Q7 won their respective categories in the 2012 Active Lifestyle of the Year Awards, which stands as the only competition of its kind in the U.S. to combine the opinions of automotive journalists and elite athletes.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been named "SUV of Texas" - for the second consecutive year - by nearly 60 journalists representing the opinion-leading Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA). The award was presented to Jeep during the annual TAWA Rodeo.
Premiere: For the first time the DTM audience experienced the new Audi A5 DTM on track. Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen at the wheel of the new DTM race car for 2012 drove demo laps immediately before and after the DTM finale at Hockenheim.
It was a perfect 2011 DTM season for Audi: After Martin Tomczyk’s early win of the drivers title, the brand with the four rings at the Hockenheim finale in front of an impressive crowd of 120,000 spectators
Audi is on a mission to help Best Buddies International raise a record-setting $1.7 million in total donations at the 2011 Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C, a charity walk, run and ride on October 22.
Audi has added a new and especially efficient member to its Q7 family. The Q7 3.0 TDI offers 150 kW (204 hp) while consuming an average of just 7.2 liters of diesel per 100 km (32.67 miles per U.S. gallon) – better than all direct competitors.