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March 2008 Sales: Audi of America

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Audi of America Reports Strong March Sales
Approaching Previous Year's Number Despite '08 Economic Downturn

April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/
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A4 and TT sales show strength and range of an iconic brand

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi of America,
Inc. announced today sales for the month of March totaling 7,987, a
decrease of 0.4% from last year's figures. Audi Certified Pre-Owned (CPO)
sales continued their record-setting trend; compared with last year's March
figures, CPO sales rose to 3,283 units, an increase of 35.2%.

Consumers keeping a wary eye on the economy were ultimately won over by
Audi's combination of fresh design and superior fuel economy. Increased
nationwide sales of the A4, a 26.8% increase over last year, and the TT,
with a 443.7% jump, demonstrate the range and strength of the Audi brand.

"Despite economic volatility, customers looking for luxury that's
stylish, powerful and smart continue to find Audi," said Johan de Nysschen,
executive vice president, Audi of America. "I believe that Audi offers the
product range, performance and intelligent design that Americans want."

To date, Audi has sold 20,557 vehicles in 2008, a 2.2% decrease over
the previous year; CPO sales for 2008 total 8,896, an increase of 42.9%
over 2007.

ABOUT AUDI OF AMERICA

Audi of America, Inc. offers a line of luxury vehicles that include the
Audi A3 sport compact; the sporty A4 sedan, Avant and Cabriolet models; the
high performance S4 sedan, Avant and Cabriolet models; the high-revving RS
4 sports sedan and Cabriolet; the all new S5 Coupe with 354 hp; the design-
leading A6 sedan and Avant; the V-10 powered high performance S6 sedan; the
Audi Q7 performance SUV; the new all-aluminum Audi A8 and A8L; the new S8
with V10 power; the all-new 2008 TT Coupe and Roadster models; and the
all-new, all-aluminum R8, one of the most exclusive mid-engine sports cars
in the world. For more information, please visit http://www.audiusa.com.


AUDI US
    SNAPSHOT                                       -----YEAR TO DATE-----
                         Mar-08    Mar-07  Yr/Yr %   Mar-08  Mar-07   Yr/Yr %
                         Actual    Actual  change    YTD     YTD      change
                                                    actual  actual
    A3                      408      675   -39.6 %   1,116   1,488    -25.0 %
    A4/S4/RS 4            3,495    2,756    26.8 %   8,541   8,082      5.7 %
    A4/S4 Cabriolet         566    1,027   -44.9 %   1,209   1,940    -37.7 %
    A5/S5                   464      n/a     n/a     1,190     n/a      n/a
    A6/S6                   898    1,038   -13.5 %   2,728   2,832     -3.7 %
    A8/S8                   249      362   -31.2 %     752     932    -19.3 %
    TT                      473       87   443.7 %    1125     296    280.1 %
    R8                       44      n/a     n/a       167     n/a      n/a
    Audi Q7               1,390    2,075   -33.0 %   3,729   5,458    -31.7 %
    Total                 7,987    8,020    -0.4 %  20,557  21,028     -2.2 %

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This March was quite a short month in selling days, on a daily sales basis sales were up more than 7%.

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