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Imagine having a diesel-hybrid racecar drive by your side while commuting. That is what happened to drivers around France’s town of Le Castellet. Audi’s Audi R18 e-tron quattro began the 2014 WEC season not on the legendary race track in Western France but in public traffic. Audi said factory driver Tom Kristensen, with nine victories […]

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Audi is getting involved in a tracking tool hoping to reduce emissions while commuting. MIT, in partnership with Audi and GE, launched HubCab, which it describes as a transportation tracking tool aimed at reducing commuting congestion, decreasing vehicle emissions and lowering the cost of mobility infrastructure. HubCab explained it tracks more than 150 million taxi […]

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Audi is aiming to make driving through cities easier and more fuel efficient through the use of traffic light recognition technology. The company says this technology could make driving through towns and cities far more fluid and free of annoying and economy-denting red light punctuation. Audi explained its Online traffic light information harnesses the power […]

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Audi of America and AT&T announced prices of the data plans for their in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection. Available in the new 2015 A3 sedan, which debuts this month, both companies will enable the first-ever in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection in North America. Audi stated the data plans will be competitively priced, starting at $99 […]

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In 2014, Audi’s two diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro racecars competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be relying on electrified four-wheel drive. “Innovations only become pioneering achievements when they’re successfully used and others start to adopt them,” said Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Audi, like no other manufacturer, has repeatedly achieved […]

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Motorsport is changing and racing drivers, just like everyday daily drivers, will now need to pay more attention to the amount of fuel and energy they are using. When the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid-diesel race car will be pitted against its competitors in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi factory drivers […]

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The next Audi TT is on its way. And while Audi did not reveal the powertrain choices for this new TT, it is expected to go from frugal to very powerful, as it has been with previous generations. With more electrification efforts pending, perhaps we’ll see some variations along these lines soon enough. At next […]

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The A3 Sportback g-tron, Audi’s first production Audi A3 model capable of running on compressed natural gas is now ready, but will be available only for Germany for now. Audi’s new car can be powered by Audi’s e-gas produced using green electricity, or by compressed natural gas, both of which are available to drivers in […]

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As automakers are contemplating more diesel models for the U.S., some in Europe are backing away as EU authorities admit failures after two decades of trying to curb emissions from a technology that could cause cancer. Turbo diesels are the most thermally efficient engines available, deliver high torque, typically higher mpg, and lower CO2. In […]

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Is the world ready for a virtual showroom? Audi believes so. After launching in London and Beijing, the world’s third Audi City opened on the “ Kurfürstendamm,” one of the most prestigious downtown locations in Berlin. Audi City is a place where visitors can experience the virtual Audi world in stereo 3D. Audi said its […]

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