Audi owner's manuals. The push to integrate the four automakers gave Saxon Municipal Bank, the lender of all these companies. He feared for their investments in the automotive industry. June 29, 1932 Audi plants, Horch and DKW merged to Auto Union AG. Its symbol became familiar to all four rings. After this merger company became the second car manufacturer in Germany. Stamps Audi, DKW, Horch and Wanderer did not compete with each other. The fact is that each grade has been allocated a separate market segment: Audi engaged in sports cars, DKW - motorcycles, Horch - large and richly decorated with cars and Wanderer - luxury segment average. The firm has participated in car racing. For several years the model Auto Union «Silver Arrow" won in a variety of races and championships around the world. This was the establishment of a large number of world records. In 1940, the release of all civilian vehicles was the concern is minimized, association factories switched to the production staff car Horch 901.