APR Acquires Carbonio’s VAG Air Intake Product Line
Opelika, Alabama – APR LLC and Carbonio jointly announced today that APR has acquired Carbonio’s line of high performance carbon fiber air intakes for Audi, Volkswagen and other Volkswagen Automotive Group vehicles. APR’s acquisition marks a successful end to a long and productive partnership between APR and Carbonio and an exciting new chapter in APR’s line of high performance air intakes. Since 2004, when APR and Carbonio first teamed up to design, produce and market high performance air intakes for VAG vehicles, APR and Carbonio have built a premiere brand. Going forward, APR will manufacture and sell these same intakes, while continuing to introduce new, highly engineered intakes specially designed to work in tandem with APR ECU upgrades. While Carbonio is exiting the VAG air intake market, it will continue to manufacture and sell its full suite of other exciting products and will be exploring other lines of business.
“We’re excited to bring the design and production of our full line of air intakes in-house, and we look forward to continuing and building upon the tradition of excellence we first started with Carbonio many years ago,” said Mark Lolley, President of APR.
“We’re confident APR will do great things with our intake line,” said Paul Calisi, Managing Director of Carbonio. “Carbonio is looking forward to shifting its focus to our other high quality products and pursuing other opportunities in the performance automotive aftermarket.”
About APR LLC
APR, LLC: Responsibly Enhancing the Driving Experience. Operating out of a state-of-the-art 78,000 sq. ft. research and development facility in Opelika, Alabama, APR is dedicated to engineering the highest quality performance software and hardware for Audi, Volkswagen, Seat, Skoda and Porsche vehicles. Learn more at goapr.com.
Carbonio is a design and manufacturing company established in 2002 and headquartered in Toronto Canada. Carbonio services clients worldwide ranging from individuals with roughly sketched product ideas, right up to multi-national corporations with formal proposal and complex quality control procedures. Regardless of the project, Carbonio’s aim is to guide clients through design, prototyping, and manufacturing all with the highest levels of quality and service. Learn more at www.carbonio.com.