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Piloted driving with artificial intelligence: Audi partnering with top companies in the electronics industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key technology for piloted driving – that’s why Audi and strong partners from the electronics industry are jointly developing game-changing know-how in the field of machine learning.

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Audi at the Detroit Motor Show: Powerful trio kicking off the new year

Audi is kicking off the new year with three highlights: with the Audi Q8 concept car, the premium carmaker is previewing a future production model at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

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Golden Steering Wheel for Audi Q2 and Audi A5 Coupé

The Audi Q2 and the Audi A5 Coupé both finished triumphantly in the 2016 Golden Steering Wheel awards. The premium carmaker from Ingolstadt won in both the “Compact SUV” and “Sports Car” categories. Together with an international panel of experts, readers of “Auto Bild” magazine and the “Bild am Sonntag” newspaper selected the best automotive newcomers of the year. The prize is one of the most coveted honors in the automotive industry throughout Europe.

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Audi networks with traffic lights in the USA

If you know in advance when a traffic light will switch from red to green, your driving is more relaxed and efficient. Audi is the first automobile brand to connect the car to the city infrastructure – an important step towards autonomous driving. In Las Vegas, starting immediately, the Audi A4 and Q7 models can display traffic-light phases directly in the car. Further U.S. cities will follow, and introduction of the system is planned in Europe. Traffic Light Information optimizes traffic flow, saves valuable time and reduces environmental impact.

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Audi A3 a model of success: two decades, three generations

The brand with the four rings is celebrating the anniversary of the Audi A3. The successful Audi model had its motor show premiere 20 years ago in Paris. Today the premium compact is available in a choice of four body styles, four drive systems and three trim lines.

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Audi Innovation Award Winner to be Announced at Design Days Dubai 2017

With only four weeks to go until the end of submissions, the number of registrations for the Audi Innovation Award has been steadily mounting. The ‘Audi Innovation Award’ is aimed at regional up and coming designers to stimulate design research and to highlight innovative ideas that will change the future.

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Automatic intelligent parking: Audi at NIPS in Barcelona

It’s one of the world’s most important specialist conferences for artificial intelligence: Every year the Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) presents advances in the fields of machine learning and computational neuroscience. Audi was showcasing its expertise at the conference in Barcelona for the first time. The premium automaker demonstrated with the aid of a scale model how a car develops intelligent parking strategies. The car manufacturer also provided specialists and potential applicants with information on jobs in innovative fields.

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Moving forward under a new name: quattro GmbH becomes Audi Sport GmbH

quattro GmbH, established in Neckarsulm in 1983, is now operating as Audi Sport GmbH. With Stephan Winkelmann at the helm, this fully owned subsidiary of AUDI AG currently has around 1,200 employees.

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Part-Time Scientists and Audi lunar quattro ready to head for the moon

It has shed eight kilograms in weight, while also gaining Audi e-tron power: Following extensive tests the “Audi lunar quattro” rover is ready to tackle one of the most difficult terrains of all in exploring the Moon.

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Ducati's passion on show at Audi museum mobile

Ducati is renowned for its emotive motorbikes well outside of the Italian borders. Since July 2012, the tradition-rich Bologna-based brand with its sporty motorbikes is owned by the Audi Group.

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Audi R8 & Q7 join Dubai Police Fleet of Super Patrol Cars

Dubai, 13th November 2016, The Dubai Police General HQ has recently added six new Audi R8 and Audi Q7 cars to its supercar patrol fleet as part of their efforts to reach out to UAE residents on traffic safety.

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New technologies for piloted driving: Audi participating in “Digital Motorway Test Bed” to define the future of driving

Twelve months after the launch of the “Digital Motorway Test Bed,” Audi is presenting new technologies for piloted driving and Car-to-X-communication at the German Federal Ministry of Transport. The focus is on online variable message road signs and infrastructure measures. On the Autobahn A9 between Nuremberg and Munich, the Ingolstadt premium manufacturer is testing solutions aimed at delivering enhanced safety and convenience in piloted driving in real traffic conditions.

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Audi RS 3 LMS celebrates class victory – three Audi R8 LMS in the top 10 of the 24H Dubai

Audi Sport customer racing started the 2017 racing season with a strong result: In its first race in the hands of a customer and on making its debut in a 24-hour race, the new Audi RS 3 LMS celebrated a class victory during the 24H Dubai.

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Strong Audi line-up at the Hankook 24H Dubai

The 2017 motor racing season gets underway at Dubai Autodrome with the inaugural Hankook 3x3H Dubai for prototypes (10-11 January) and the Hankook 24H Dubai (12-14 January) “This year’s event will be special as we are organising a race for prototypes for the first time.

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Audi is aiming to defend title at the Hankook 24H Dubai

In less than four weeks, from 12-14 January, the Hankook 24H series gets underway with Creventic’s flagship event, the Hankook 24H Dubai. Audi Sport customer racing team WRT is determined to defend their title at the 12th edition of the Gulf’s endurance race. Spectators can expect 5 Audi R8 LMS, one Audi TT RS and the all-new Audi RS 3 LMS, which is making its world premiere in Audi Sport customer racing. No less than 100 cars and more than 45 different nationalities among teams and drivers are expected on the grid.

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Audi to participate in the recently launched TCR Middle East series

The new TCR Middle East series was officially launched last week at the Bahrain International Circuit. 2016 marked only the second season of the TCR category. Audi will enter the TCR class in 2017 with the all-new Audi RS 3 LMS. Audi will enter the TCR class in 2017 with the all-new Audi RS 3 LMS.

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Audi says goodbye with one-two victory

Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). After clinching pole position in qualifying, the Audi R18 diesel hybrid sports car went on to claim a lights-to-flag victory in the 6 Hours of Bahrain. In addition, Lucas di Grassi set the fastest race lap. As a result, Audi has clinched the vice-championship titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications.

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Audi scores 18 points at Shanghai

Audi proved its untiring endurance racing spirit in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in China. In spite of diverse adversities, the six drivers and the team never lost their concentration and in the end still managed to score 18 points. As a result, Audi defended second place in the manufacturers’ standings before the finale to be held in Bahrain in two weeks’ time.

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Audi Motorsport Newsletter October 2016

Manufacturers title and team championship for Audi in DTM. Furthermore the brand with the four rings finishes second after a strong battle at the FIA WEC in Fuji, as well as at the Formula E season opener in Hong Kong. Mattias Ekström secured an early title win in the FIA World Rallycross Championship

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Joy and frustration for Audi in the DTM

Only three contenders left: In the grand finale of the DTM at the Hockenheimring on October 15/16, Marco Wittmann (BMW), Saturday’s race winner Edoardo Mortara (Audi) and Jamie Green (Audi) will be battling for the drivers’ title. In the manufacturers’ and the teams’ standings, Audi is leading before the last two races. Marco Wittmann (BMW) and Daniel Juncadella (Mercedes-AMG) had their positions in the Sunday race at the Hungaroring taken away. Following a report from the technical delegate, the stewards of the meeting came to the conclusion on Sunday evening, that both Juncadella’s and Wittmann’s car didn’t comply with the technical regulations.

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Audi Motorsport Newsletter September 2016

Successes in races and titles for two Audi customer teams in Down Under: In the season finale of the Australian GT Trophy Series both victories and the title in the Trophy Class went to the Audi R8 LMS. At the Nürburgring DTM event Edoardo Mortara, clinching his third victory this season, was able to improve to second place in the drivers’ standings.

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Audi to become involved in Formula E

Audi is going to intensify its future commitment in the world’s first racing series for fully electric race cars. Starting in the 2016/2017 season that opens in Hong Kong on October 9, Audi will increase its involvement in Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport. In addition, it is planned to incorporate Formula E into a factory-backed motorsport program as of the 2017/2018 season.

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Audi second in turbulent race in Mexico

Audi showed a strong battle in round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following Audi’s pole position, both Audi R18 cars took turns leading the race in Mexico in the early stage. Car number 8, however, lost more than 30 minutes after suffering damage at the end of the third hour. The number 7 sister car recovered from fifth to second place following some setbacks.

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Comeback by Edoardo Mortara at Moscow

What a race for Edoardo Mortara: The Italian from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in his Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM advanced from grid position 17 to sixth place in the second race at the Moscow Raceway (Russia) on Sunday. Following a disappointing qualifying session, Audi showed a strong race.

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