Tagged: Audi

CES 2017: Nvidia’s self-driving car seems to be a strong contender in the race

Nvidia self driving car

The race for self-driving cars is getting hotter by the day, and big automotive giants are already deep into the development. Latest in the run for supremacy in self-driving cars is Audi. They have joined hands with Nvidia to develop a self-driving car they call BB8. The autonomous car will be based on a Drive-PX computer which makes all the critical decisions on busy roadways.
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Audi’s Disappearing Billboards – Apparition like visual effect created by water vapors

Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro Disappearing billboards

Audi always finds itself amidst niche advertising campaigns and proactive development of future automotive technologies. A few months ago we saw the Audi RS7 become a canvas for the Castrol’s 3D projection mapping at SEMA Show, and now recently they embarked on an ad campaign for the hybrid-electric Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro. They formed alliance with German advertising firm Thjnk to make disappearing billboards that are reminiscent of the Audi class. The ads were placed in different areas of big cities and those who watched it just could not imagine their eyes.
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CES 2015: Self-driving Audi A7 controlled with LG G Watch R turns eyeballs

Audi A7 self driving car controlled with LG G Watch R smartwatch

Audi A7 self driving car controlled with LG G Watch R smartwatch

Audi has always been at the forefront of automotive technology amalgamated with technology from other avenues. Seeing the popularity of wearable technology, Audi has come up with a smartwatch controlled car at CES 2015. The Audi A7 self-driving car introduced by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board of Member for Technical Development, Audi AG, is controlled using a smartwatch. Yes, you heard it right a smartwatch, LG G Watch R to be specific.
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CES 2014: Audi introduces laserlight headlights that are twice more effective

Audi Quattro laserlight

Concerned about how automobile drivers see the road ahead in the night time Audi has plans to install laser light aided headlights in their future vehicles. Showcasing this new technology at CES 2014 on the Audi Sport Quattro concept car called Audi Quattro laserlight, the headlights are embedded with LED lights for low beam and Laser lights for high beams. The fact that laser beam is twice as clear (500 meter range) when compared to LED light making it safe for driving in murky weather conditions. And as an added incentive the laser lights do look good and are perfect for classy sport cars and coupes. But on the downside the laser beam lights are costly and have sensitivity towards heat making them an unpractical proposition for mid-range cars.


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Audi concept bike collection by Vladimer Kobakhidze for urban commuters

Taking the urban bicycle concept to the next level, Audi Bike that comes in three different variants depending on your needs. For example if you a more sports kind of bloke then the sports-bike version, a foldable model for ones who like their things compact and lastly the e-bike version for people who are conscious about energy conservation and eco-friendly. The designer of these bicycles is Vladimer Kobakhidze (Georgian car designer having architectural background) and while designing these models he made sure the signature Audi’s quality and style assurance is there in each one of them.

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Audi City Kinect-powered showroom lets you customize your dream car with gestures

Audi has opened a news dealership near London’s Piccadilly Circus but this one is no ordinary. To everyone’s delight, this is world’s first showroom without any cars. Don’t get surprised; this is a state-of-the-art showroom that lets you select your Audi virtually in Minority Report-style using gestures – thanks to Microsoft’s Kinect and multitouch screens. Read More…

1993 Subaru Impreza WRX + Audi A4 + BMW E60 5-series = BMW 5-series Quattro Audi

Take a look at this roadster that looks like an Audi A4 from the front and BMW E60 5-series from the rear but actually it is none of these cars. It is in-fact a 1993 Subaru Impreza WRX and the owner of this car has transformed it into a Teutonic-Japanese-Teutonic masterpiece for dirt-cheap 4,000 British pounds. Now the reason why I say this hefty amount to be cheap is the fact that in a way this car gives you the good looks of three cars, from separate brands.
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