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Re: Book Info Wanted
>Another good question to ask Audi aficionados is 'What do the four rings stand
>for?' Easy, right?
Easy indeed. The four-ring logo was adopted when four independent
car companies joined together to form the Auto Union in the early
thirties. The four companies were Horch, Audi, DKW, and Wanderer.
Both Horch and Audi were founded by August Horch. The Auto Union
was formed largely due to market pressures as a result of the great
depression. Today Audi is the only surviving member of the Auto Union,
which, in addition to the heritage of the four original companies,
also embodies NSU (reknowned for the first production car with a
Wankel rotary engine), and of course, VW.
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