Audi "Audi" was founded in 1909, Augusto Horchem immediately after as he had to leave "Horch Werke, a company that he founded a decade earlier. When he decided to Romanize name their new company "August Horch Automobil Werke, he simply switched to the Latin name of his (its Russian equivalent -" listen "). In 1932 th former rivals have decided to unite, to unite this primknuli two more companies, CAD and Vanderer. And so it came Consortium Auto Unio'n. "Volkswagen" acquired "Audi" in 1964, but left as a four-circle logo, symbolizing the merger of four companies.