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Audi Recognizes 114 Dealers With 2012 Magna Society Awards

Mar 13 2013 12:00AM

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HERNDON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 -- Audi of America

•Magna Society program honors the best of the best among all U.S. Audi dealers •To earn the award, dealers must meet customer and business objectives set by Audi •The recognition fits alongside growth of Audi exclusive dealerships in the U.S.

Audi identified its top performing U.S. dealerships throughout 2012, a year that saw the brand and its retail partners post record-breaking sales results.

In all, 114 Audi dealerships earned the 2012 Magna Society recognition by providing superlative customer service while achieving strong overall business performance. Audi also recognized 11 dealerships as 2012 Audi Elite Magna Society winners, signifying their standout performance as the best of the best.

The 11 2012 Audi Elite Magna Society winners are: Audi Coral Springs (FL), Audi Dallas (TX), Audi Henderson (NV), Audi Mechanicsburg (PA), Audi North Houston (TX), Audi North Shore (WI), Audi Southampton (NY), Audi Wilsonville (OR), Circle Audi (CA), DCH Millburn Audi (NJ) and The Audi Connection (OH).

Audi established the Magna Society to recognize U.S. dealerships that stand out as top performers. To qualify, dealerships cannot just meet or exceed sales targets. They must also demonstrate they are maintaining a solid financial foundation, merit high customer satisfaction scores and show their facilities and staffs represent the progressive Audi culture.

"At Audi, we are constantly improving the customer experience each time a consumer interacts with our premium brand," said Mark Del Rosso, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Audi of America. "With the annual Magna Society awards, Audi celebrates U.S. dealers who have advanced their goals while maintaining a thriving business model."

The annual Magna Society awards fit with long-range plans established by Audi and its franchise partners to make Audi facilities more exclusive. In 2012, the number of dealership locations exclusively selling Audi models increased by the end of the year to 156 in the U.S. from 15 dealerships operating in 1999. In the same year, Audi also increased its share of the U.S. imported luxury car segment to 9.7% based on record annual U.S. sales of 139,310 units.

The 2012 Magna Society award winners are as follows:


-----------------------------------------Parker Audi AR-----------------------------------------Audi Chandler AZ-----------------------------------------Audi North Scottsdale AZ-----------------------------------------Audi of Tucson AZ-----------------------------------------Audi Auto Gallery CA-----------------------------------------Audi Beverly Hills CA-----------------------------------------Audi Concord CA-----------------------------------------Audi Escondido CA-----------------------------------------Audi Mission Viejo CA-----------------------------------------Audi of Downtown L.A. CA-----------------------------------------Audi Oxnard CA-----------------------------------------Audi Pacific CA-----------------------------------------Audi San Diego CA-----------------------------------------Audi West Covina CA-----------------------------------------Bakersfield Audi CA-----------------------------------------Circle Audi* CA-----------------------------------------Commonwealth Audi CA-----------------------------------------Elk Grove Audi CA-----------------------------------------Hoehn Audi CA-----------------------------------------Keyes Audi CA-----------------------------------------Niello Audi CA-----------------------------------------Rector Audi CA-----------------------------------------Santa Monica Audi CA-----------------------------------------Stevens Creek Audi CA-----------------------------------------Walter's Audi CA-----------------------------------------McDonald Automotive Group Audi CO-----------------------------------------Audi of Fairfield CT-----------------------------------------Danbury Audi CT-----------------------------------------Hoffman Audi CT-----------------------------------------Hoffman Audi of New London CT-----------------------------------------Valenti Audi CT-----------------------------------------Audi Wilmington DE-----------------------------------------Audi Coral Springs* FL-----------------------------------------Audi Fort Myers FL-----------------------------------------Audi Jacksonville FL-----------------------------------------Audi Melbourne FL-----------------------------------------Audi North Orlando FL-----------------------------------------Audi Pembroke Pines FL-----------------------------------------Audi Tampa FL-----------------------------------------Prestige Audi FL-----------------------------------------Audi North Atlanta GA-----------------------------------------Jim Ellis Audi Atlanta GA-----------------------------------------Carousel Audi Iowa City IA-----------------------------------------Continental Audi of Naperville IL-----------------------------------------Fletcher Jones Audi IL-----------------------------------------The Audi Exchange IL-----------------------------------------Team Audi IN-----------------------------------------Tom Wood Audi IN-----------------------------------------Blue Grass Audi KY-----------------------------------------New Orleans Audi LA-----------------------------------------Audi Burlington MA-----------------------------------------Audi Norwell MA-----------------------------------------Audi Westwood MA-----------------------------------------Bernardi Audi MA-----------------------------------------Ira Audi MA-----------------------------------------Audi Hunt Valley MD-----------------------------------------Audi Farmington Hills MI-----------------------------------------Audi of Rochester Hills MI-----------------------------------------Audi Minneapolis MN-----------------------------------------Audi St. Paul MN-----------------------------------------Rochester Audi MN-----------------------------------------Audi West County MO-----------------------------------------Bozeman Audi MT-----------------------------------------Audi of Charlotte NC-----------------------------------------Audi Raleigh NC-----------------------------------------Audi Stratham NH-----------------------------------------Audi Meadowlands NJ-----------------------------------------Bell Audi NJ-----------------------------------------DCH Millburn Audi* NJ-----------------------------------------Flemington Audi NJ-----------------------------------------Paul Miller Audi NJ-----------------------------------------Audi Albuquerque NM-----------------------------------------Audi Henderson* NV-----------------------------------------Audi Reno Tahoe NV-----------------------------------------Atlantic Audi West Islip NY-----------------------------------------Audi Southampton* NY-----------------------------------------Biener Audi NY-----------------------------------------Legend Audi NY-----------------------------------------Audi Bedford OH-----------------------------------------Audi Sylvania OH-----------------------------------------Audi Willoughby OH-----------------------------------------Beechmont Audi OH-----------------------------------------Byers Audi OH-----------------------------------------MAG Audi OH-----------------------------------------Sunnyside Audi OH-----------------------------------------The Audi Connection* OH-----------------------------------------White-Allen Audi OH-----------------------------------------Audi Tulsa OK-----------------------------------------Audi Wilsonville* OR-----------------------------------------Sunset Audi OR-----------------------------------------Audi Conshohocken PA-----------------------------------------Audi Mechanicsburg* PA-----------------------------------------Audi Wynnewood PA-----------------------------------------Audi Warwick RI-----------------------------------------Graham Audi SD-----------------------------------------Audi Dallas* TX-----------------------------------------Audi North Austin TX-----------------------------------------Audi North Houston* TX-----------------------------------------Audi San Juan TX-----------------------------------------Boardwalk Audi TX-----------------------------------------Cavender Audi TX-----------------------------------------Fort Worth Audi TX-----------------------------------------Momentum Audi TX-----------------------------------------Strong Audi UT-----------------------------------------Audi Chantilly VA-----------------------------------------Audi of Tysons Corner VA-----------------------------------------Kinney Audi VT-----------------------------------------Barrier Audi WA-----------------------------------------Roger Jobs Audi WA-----------------------------------------University Audi WA-----------------------------------------Audi Appleton WI-----------------------------------------Audi Milwaukee WI-----------------------------------------Audi North Shore* WI-----------------------------------------Car City Audi WI-----------------------------------------




* - 2012 Audi Elite Magna Society winners

ABOUT AUDI
Audi of America, Inc. and its U.S. dealers offer a full line of German-engineered luxury vehicles. AUDI AG is among the most successful luxury automotive brands globally. Audi was a top-performing luxury brand in Europe during 2012, and broke all-time company sales records in the U.S. Through 2016, AUDI AG will invest about $17 billion on new products, facilities and technologies. Visit www.audiusa.com or www.audiusanews.com for more information regarding Audi vehicle and business issues.



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