August Horch founded the company in 1909 under the name Horch automobile Werke GmbH in Zwickau. Because the company Horch it forbade to use his family name for the new car factory on, it was renamed in 1910 in Audi Automobile Works Zwickau GmbH. 1932 Audi part of Auto Union with the brand of the four interlocking rings. Today, the Audi AG is part of the VW Group and has its headquarters in Ingolstadt. CEO Rupert Stadler is. Eagerly awaited is the luxury sports Audi A9, which is to go into series production in 2014.