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Volkswagen Patents Adaptive Self-Driving Tech in Germany

by on 21 September 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen has filed a patent application in Germany for a new autonomous driving technology that allows for driver input without disengaging the self-driving mode. The main feature of the technology is a touch-sensitive control on top of the gear shift knob which allows the driver to input instructions to the automatic drive. The driver does […] More…

Audi’s New Strategy to Focus on Electric Cars, Mobility Services

by on 19 July 2016 in Audi News Industry News

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Audi will be rolling out a new strategy on Wednesday which will focus the company’s efforts on building more electric vehicles as well as creating an on-demand premium mobility service for the automaker to profit from directly. According to a report by Reuters, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler will outline the new business plan to more than 2,000 managers at […] More…

Audi Expects Q2 to Spark Rival Models

by on 28 June 2016 in Audi News Industry News

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Audi is out to create a new niche segment with the upcoming Q2 compact SUV. But it doesn’t expect the new model be alone in the market for long. According to a report in British motoring magazine Autocar, the German premium brand believes its rivals are working on competing models – and will bring those to […] More…

Ten Years of TDI Success at Le Mans

by on 15 June 2016 in Audi News Motorsport

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It all began back in 2006 when Audi made history at Le Mans by becoming the first manufacturer to win the 24-hour endurance race with diesel power. That was with the R10 TDI, which wowed the crowds as it silently swept around the famed circuit. That early TDI racer featured a 5.5 liter aluminum block V12 diesel engine. The […] More…

Demand for Audi SUVs Helps Boost Sales in May

by on 9 June 2016 in Audi News Industry News

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It was the SUVs that led the way. Audi sold a total of 164,150 cars in May in markets all around the world – an increase of 6.7 percent over the same month last year. Driving sales, though, was the popularity of Audi SUV models such as the Q7, which saw a boost in units sold at […] More…