Audi equipping new models in Europe with Audi connect SIM

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Audi is now equipping its new models that use the second-generation modular infotainment platform with Audi connect SIM. The SIM card brings Audi connect services on board via an LTE/UMTS module with a download speed of up to 100 MBit/s. Connected vehicles

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Audi expands connected services offerings

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Audi is broadening its range of online services with the new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService. The new services bring enhanced convenience and security, and are available immediately for the Audi Q7 and the new A4 model line. The latest version of the “Audi MMI connect” smartphone app now also includes vehicle-specific services such as myCarManager. For the new services, Audi focused heavily on data security.

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Audi deepening partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent on connected cars in China

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In China, Audi has signed tripartite memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent respectively. In Beijing, Audi operates its largest research and development facility outside of Germany. MMI Screen of the Audi A4 L in China.

2016 78

Audi introduces connected mobility concept in Beijing; electric longboard integrated with intelligent nav system

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At Auto China 2016 in Beijing, Audi is presenting the Audi connected mobility concept, a concept car based on the Audi Q3, the brand’s urban compact SUV. The Audi connected mobility concept is based on the Audi Q3 which is produced locally in China.

2016 78

Audi AG developing automotive driver health as new business area; leveraging digitalization, connected vehicles

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Audi AG has become a founding partner in Berlin’s “ Flying Health Incubator ”, a center supporting startups that develop digital innovations in the healthcare sector. With the Audi Fit Driver offering, the brand is already testing innovative services and functionalities in this field.

2016 78

Charging the Audi e-tron; 248.5 miles in the WLTP cycle

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The production version of the Audi e-tron prototype is the first car on the market that can charge at charging stations with up to 150 kW. Audi e-tron prototype in Berlin. Audi will offer various solutions for charging at home.

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Second-generation Audi A7 Sportback features standard 48V MHEV system with gasoline or diesel engines

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Audi has unveiled the second-generation A7 Sportback, which is the essence of Audi‘s new design language. In the NEDC, the base version of the Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI consumes 6.8 Audi offers a choice of 39 driver assistance systems in the new A7 Sportback.

2018 94

Audi showcases Connect technology

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The spotlight may have fallen on the Geneva Motor Show – but it as at the CeBIT event in Hanover that Audi has chosen to showcase its Audi Connect banner. The aim of Audi Connect is to link the vehicle and the driver together; as well as with the internet; infrastructure; and with other vehicles. [.]. Audi Green cars Latest news Audi A3 Audi Connect green cars vehicle to vehicle communications

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Audi & partners form Connected Vehicle to Everything of Tomorrow consortium for 3GPP Rel. 14 Cellular-V2X trial

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At CES 2017, Audi AG, Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., SWARCO Traffic Systems and the University of Kaiserslautern announced the formation of the Connected Vehicle to Everything of Tomorrow (ConVeX) consortium to carry out the first Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) trial based on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project’s ( 3GPP ) Release 14, which includes Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communication. —Alfons Pfaller, head of infotainment development, Audi AG.

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Audi and AT&T to offer 4G LTE connectivity starting with 2015 Audi A3 Sedans

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Audi of America unveiled a new partnership with AT&T offering US Audi drivers in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection with the introduction of the 2015 A3 family. Audi says it will be the first automaker to offer a Mobile Share data plan option to AT&T wireless customers who would like to add their vehicle to their existing smartphone or tablet data plan. Audi says it plans to roll out 4G LTE capability across its entire lineup as new or refreshed models come to the market.

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Audi acquires stake in Cubic Telecom for connected vehicle work

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Through its subsidiary Audi Electronics Venture GmbH (AEV), Audi has acquired a stake in the Irish mobile‑telephony provider, Cubic Telecom, a global forerunner in machine-to-machine (M2M) technology. Together, Audi and Cubic Telecom intend to develop connectivity solutions for the automobiles of the Audi brand. Audi Electronics Venture GmbH (AEV) has been developing new technologies for the automobiles of the Audi brand since October 2001.

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AT&T expands connected car relationship with Audi, enters multi-year agreement with Porsche

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AT&T is expanding its multi-year connected car agreement with Audi in North America; the integration of next-generation technology will help deliver many new features to the Audi connect system in select 2017 and 2018 models. AT&T also announced it will enter a multi-year connected car agreement with Porsche in North America. AT&T has provided Audi cars with connectivity for Audi connect and Wi-Fi since 2014.

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Audi of America to introduce 4G LTE Audi connect service with A3 in Spring 2014

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Audi of America will launch its first 4G LTE service with the new Audi connect system in A3 models due Spring 2014. In a press conference at the 2013 Connected Car Expo at the Los Angeles Auto Show today, Audi officials detailed the services and long-term opportunities enabled by technology, which it had announced in January. Audi plans to roll out 4G LTE capability across its entire lineup as new or refreshed models come to the market.

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New Audi connect service finds least expensive filling station

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Audi is offering a new Audi connect service that finds the least expensive fueling station. Beginning in May, this service will be offered for all models with Audi connect. Besides the A3 model lineup, Audi connect Refueling Stop will also be available in the A1, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, Q3, Q5 and Q7 model families in the future.

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Audi shows integrated Android operating system in Audi Q8 sport concept

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Audi is presenting a concept of a next-generation infotainment system with fully integrated Android. This world premiere, presented at the Google I/O developer conference, will allow the development of connectivity services to be greatly accelerated, the company said.

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Audi tech development chief resigns

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Stefan Knirsch, Member of the Board of Management of Audi AG for Technical Development, has resigned , effective immediately. He had been appointed to that position at the beginning of this year, replacing Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg who left the company earlier after being suspended in connection with the diesel emissions scandal.

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NXP, Cohda Wireless RoadLINK achieves top performance in Audi field trial for intelligent, securely connected vehicles

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At the conclusion of a field test in Ingolstadt, Germany, Audi said that the RoadLINK V2V communications technology from NXP Semiconductors and Cohda Wireless ( earlier post ) delivered excellent results in the reliability of wireless exchange of warnings, reception performance, and communication range in real traffic conditions and at high speeds. —Aurel Papp, head of development EMC / Antenna Components, Audi AG. Connected vehicles Microprocessors and controls V2X

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Audi introducing first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service: Traffic light information system

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Audi of America, in conjunction with Traffic Technology Services (TTS), will launch the first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) driver assistance system—Traffic light information—on select 2017 Audi Q7, A4 and A4 allroad models this fall.

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Audi’s work with HERE manifesting in enhanced new A8 software and services

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At the end of 2015, Audi AG, the BMW Group and Daimler AG purchased HERE Technologies, a leading software company for high-resolution digital navigation maps and location-based services, from Nokia. Audi participates in HERE together with other companies.

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Audi to offer AT&T Mobile Share Value plan for Audi connect in 2015 A3, S3, Q3 models

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Audi of America and AT&T will provide owners of 2015 A3, S3 and Q3 models equipped with Audi connect the option of adding their connected cars to an AT&T Mobile Share Value data plan, starting 1 Oct. With a Mobile Share Value Plan, customers can purchase a monthly allotment of data to share among their connected devices, including the all-new Audi premium compact and crossover models equipped with Audi connect. with the 2015 Audi A3.

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Audi continues rollout of standard 48V mild hybrid system with new A6 Avant

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Audi has launched the new Audi A6 Avant station wagon equipped with a standard 48V mild hybrid system (MHEV) for the four- and six-cylinder TDI (diesel) and TFSI (gasoline) engines. Audi offers two variants of MHEV drive systems.

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Audi unveils Q8 plug-in hybrid concept full-size SUV; production version in 2018

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Audi presented the Audi Q8 concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017. The Audi Q8 concept uses production technologies for the drive system and suspension. The Audi Q8 concept accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1

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Audi at CeBIT in Hanover with new A3 to highlight Audi connect; future role of Car-to-X communication

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Concurrent with its presence at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi is appearing at CeBIT in Hanover for the first time. There, under the “Audi connect” banner, it is presenting current and future solutions for mobile IT applications at the world’s biggest trade fair for information technology. Among the highlights is the new Audi A3, introduced at the Geneva show: the first Audi model to use the modular infotainment platform. Audi pre sense city.

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Audi A7 piloted driving concept “Jack” now driving more naturally

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Audi’s latest version of its piloted driving research car, the Audi A7 concept “Jack,” has not only learned how to autonomously perform all of its driving maneuvers on the expressway, it has also learned how to show consideration for other road users. Source: Audi.

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Audi unveils 2nd battery-electric Audi concept in Shanghai; production in 2019; 3-motor “e-quattro” drive

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Audi is unveiling a new battery-electric e-tron concept in Shanghai: the Audi e-tron Sportback. The production version will come in 2019 as Audi’s second battery-electric offering, following the introduction of the production version of the Audi e-tron SUV ( earlier post ) in 2018.

2017 78

Audi partnering with Baidu and Huawei on vehicle connectivity in China; CarLife support and new LTE module

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Audi is partnering with Baidu and Huawei to intensify the expansion of connectivity of its cars in China. In advance of the first CES Asia taking place in Shanghai, Audi announced its support of Baidu CarLife (similar to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay) for integration of smartphones in its cars in China. Further, a China-specific LTE module, which Audi is developing in a joint venture with Huawei, will deliver fast data transmission.

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Audi A8 features new dynamic all-wheel steering, AI active suspension

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Audi’s new A8 is a technology showcase for the brand, from powertrains ( earlier post ) and materials ( earlier post ) to autonomous driving and advanced driver assistance systems ( earlier post ). The second new technology, Audi AI active suspension, is a fully active suspension system.

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Audi names vehicle networking strategy Audi connect; expanding functions in summer 2011

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Audi has named its vehicle networking strategy “Audi connect.” ” Audi is using this term to bundle all of the applications and developments that link current and future models with the Internet with their owners and with the infrastructure. The topics bundled within Audi connect will largely determine the mobility of the future. —Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG.

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Audi presenting piloted driving and Car-to-X technologies from Digital Motorway Test Bed; LTE-V for V2X

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Twelve months after the launch of the “Digital Motorway Test Bed” in Germany, Audi is presenting new technologies for piloted driving and Car-to-X-communication at the German Federal Ministry of Transport. Audi is involved in six projects on the test bed; three of them focus on structural measures; the remaining three on communication technologies. —Alejandro Vukotich, Head of Development for Automated Driving at Audi AG.

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Continental supplying 48-volt belt starter generator with integrated power electronics for Audi A8

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Continental is supplying the 48V belt-starter generator with integrated power electronics that is at the heart of the mild-hybrid (MHEV) system that is standard on Audi’s new A8. The system replaces a conventional starter pinion and is driven by a belt connected to the engine crankshaft.

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Audi’s Gen2 A5 offers up to 17% more performance and up to 22% lower fuel consumption

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Nine years after the launch of the mid-size A5, Audi unveiled the second-generation A5 and S5 Coupé during an event at the company’s headquarters in Ingolstadt. The new Audi A5 Coupé will launch in Germany with five engines: two gasoline TFSI and three diesel TDI units. Audi S5 Coupé.

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Audi working with Sierra Wireless for LTE-based connected vehicle system

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Audi is using Sierra Wireless AirPrime embedded wireless modules to help develop and test an LTE-connected infotainment system. ( LTE = Long Term Evolution for higher speed wireless communication.)

Infineon supplying components for Audi A8; autonomous driving; engine control; chassis

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Infineon is supplying key components for the Audi A8, the world’s first series production car featuring level 3 automated driving. Various chips from Infineon are to thank for safe automated driving in the Audi A8: sensors, microcontrollers and power semiconductors. AURIX enables to secure the connection to the vehicle data bus. AURIX microcontrollers are used in several controllers in the Audi A8: On the one hand, they control the functions for the engine.

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Audi wraps up Audi Urban Intelligent Assist (AUIA) project

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Audi has wrapped up a three-year partnership launched in 2011 involving the Volkswagen Group’s Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) in Silicon Valley and four leading US research universities to develop innovations in predictive driving technology that would allow a car to anticipate future traffic trends and to “learn” a person’s driving habits for a customized driving experience on each commute. Highlights of the featured technology include: Audi Driver Centric Urban Navigation.

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Audi launches Traffic Light Information V2I service in the US starting in Las Vegas

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Audi is the first manufacturer to launch Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technology in the US, with the deployment of Traffic Light Information in select 2017 Audi A4, Q7 and allroad models in Las Vegas. —Audi of America President Scott Keogh. Traffic Light Information, an Audi connect PRIME feature, enables the car to communicate with the infrastructure in select cities and metropolitan areas across the US.

Audi deploys Microchip’s MOST150 technology in new Audi A4 sedan’s Virtual Cockpit

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Microchip Technology , a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced that Audi is using MOST technology to network the high-end Audi virtual cockpit system in the latest model year of its best-selling A4 Sedans.

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New Audi Matrix LED headlights

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The new Audi Matrix LED headlights will make their debut on the new A8, which is appearing on the market at the end of 2013. In the new Audi A8, each headlight comprises 25 high-beam light-emitting diodes, arranged in groups of five per reflector.

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Audi unveils Q8 sport concept with 48V mild hybrid system (mHEV); drive system coming to “many” Audi models

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Audi is presenting the Audi Q8 sport concept, a new performance-oriented take on the Q8 concept study introduced at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show. In the future, this combination will be used in many Audi models.

2017 78

HERE launches new generation of Real-Time Traffic service with integration of live data from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz vehicles

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Now, HERE is also integrating data from millions of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz cars, with the fleet size expected to further grow during 2018 and beyond. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Mapping

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Audi leads $28M Series C round in Silvercar; developing Audi Shared Fleet

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Silvercar , a new car rental company which only offers silver Audis, announced its largest capital raise to date with a $28-million Series C equity issuance led by Audi. Additionally, as part of the next phase of Silvercar’s partnership with Audi, the companies will work in tandem to develop Audi Shared Fleet, a turnkey solution for businesses looking to provide accessible transportation to their employees on corporate campuses.