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Status: Delegated
Registry Provider: Afilias
Registry: AUDI Aktiengesellschaft
Registry Backend: Afilias
Type: Brand TLD/Community TLD
Priority #: 1236 - AUDI
nTLDStats
Registrations: 804
Parked Domains: 261
Parked Domain %: 32.46 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 25 November 2015
General Availability: N/A

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.audi is a Brand TLD and Community Priority Application being proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant is AUDI,[1] is a large car manufacturer corporation with a 2010 turnover of over US $50 billion and belongs to the second largest car manufacturer worldwide, the Volkswagen AG... The AUDI community members are AUDI Aktiengesellschaft and its affiliated companies globally in which AUDI Aktiengesellschaft holds a majority interest as published in the annual report...All registered second-level domain names in the .AUDI TLD will be exclusively registered by AUDI Aktiengesellschaft as registrant and domain name owner. However, it’s up to the community members to act as administrative contact for domain names and to maintain and use such domain names."[2] AUDI's application for the TLD succeeded, and the extension was delegated to the Root Zone 25 November 2015. [3]

Other Community Applications from the Volkswagen group include .lamborghini and .bugatti

References

  1. Reveal Day 13 June 2012 – New gTLD Applied-For Strings
  2. Application 1-1079-59916. Retrieved 16 November 2012
  3. [http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings .AUDI Delegation. Retrieved 30 Nov 2015.}