UPDATE 1-VW's Audi unit raises 2005 pretax profit 14.6 pct


(Adds details) INGOLSTADT, Germany, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's premium unit Audi AG increased pretax profits by 14.6 percent to 1.31 billion euros ($1.56 billion) in 2005 after it sold a richer model mix, it said on Wednesday. Revenue rose 8.5 percent to 26.59 billion euros, translating to a pretax profit margin of 4.9 percent versus 4.7 percent a year earlier. "No brand will grow like Audi in the near future," Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn said in a statement. "We are ...

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