“I am very pleased to accept the Yellow Angel again this year – for the third time in a row now. We put one thrilling car after the other onto the road and delight our customers with beautiful design and pioneering technology," Rupert Stadler, Audi Chairman of the Board of Management said when receiving the award.
"This requires a tremendous team effort, which is why this honor goes to all of our employees. We at Audi have navigated our way through the crisis very successfully and have strengthened our position substantially.”
In addition, Audi's onboard computer with efficiency program, available on the A4 and A5 models, has been named one of the eight most important innovations of the year.
The ADAC AutoMarxX took into account the brand impact of 33 carmakers. ADAC scrutinized them based on several factors, including brand image, brand strength, customer satisfaction, breakdown statistics, environmental compatibility, safety and product quality. Audi managed to get the Yellow Angel after topping the Dekra Report and the ADAC Safety Check.
Inspection organization Dekra awarded at the end of last year another member of the Volkswagen group, Porsche, with the 911 being named the best sports car in the current quality comparison, while the Cayenne is the winner of Dekra’s 50,000 to 100,000 kilometer SUV category.