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Audi urban concept car to debut in Frankfurt

Audi urban concept car to debut in Frankfurt

If you have ever been to a big car show where the major manufactures are rolling out their new models and concept cars you know how cool some of the concepts can be. Audi has a very strange concept car that will be showing up at the Frankfurt Motor Show called the urban concept. This little green car is the smallest car that audio has shown off.

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Audi connect makes your car a hotspot and more

Audi connect makes your car a hotspot and more

If you have ever been cruising along in your car and wished you could get online for surfing the web and share that connection with other devices in the car you are not alone. You can do this with smartphones and other devices, but that sucks down your battery. Audi has a new service called Audi connect that does this without having to rely on another device in the car.

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Audi TTS autonomous racecar climbs Pikes Peak sans driver

Audi TTS autonomous racecar climbs Pikes Peak sans driver

Cars that drive themselves are really cool and the area is a hot bed for research for all sorts of uses. The military likes the though is autonomous vehicles since they could move supplies without putting soldiers in harm's way. Audi has announced that its cool looking TTS autonomous vehicle has participated in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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Marvell and Harman Bringing Integrated Mobile Hotspot Options to Automobiles

Marvell and Harman Bringing Integrated Mobile Hotspot Options to Automobiles

When it comes to the automotive industry, there's plenty of big names to play around with, as you think about what kind of features you want to have installed. It gets better when two huge companies, linked to the automotive industry, team up to bring you the coolest in new features, already tucked away inside. So what happens when you get one of the biggest names in-vehicle infotainment (Harman), and one of the largest names in integrated silicon solutions (Marvell)? You get integrated WiFi, of course.

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2011 Audi A8 packed with tech: handwriting recognition, 1,400W B&O audio, more

2011 Audi A8 packed with tech: handwriting recognition, 1,400W B&O audio, more

With what must be a strong candidate for the longest press release of 2009, Audi have launched their new flagship, the Audi A8.  Since we usually save our interest in cars for only the most outlandishly technical or geekily endearing, the new A8 earns its place by bolstering its multimedia interface (MMI) with handwriting recognition, an optional 1,400W Bang & Olufsen audio system, twin 10.2-inch displays for the rear-seat passengers, and a 20GB hard-drive for digital media.

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Audi e-tron electric R8 packs monster torque

Audi e-tron electric R8 packs monster torque

The e-tron may sound like a 60s robot from a bad sci-fi film, but in actual fact it's a hand-built electric concept car from Audi.  Based on their R8 supercar, the Audi e-tron packs not one but four 230kW (313bhp) electric motors, one for each wheel, for a total of 3319lb/ft of torque, 0-60mph times of 4.8s and a (limited) top speed of 125mph, without killing any rhinos, pandas or polar bears in the process (unless they jump out into the road).

Audi working on 2-door Cabriolet

Audi working on 2-door Cabriolet

It will have 2 doors, 4 seats, and a push button drop top. Its being called the Audi Cross Cabriolet, and Audi is calling it a cross between a mini car and an SUV.

Sounds like a convertible PT Cruiser if you ask me, but judging from the picture, Audi’s pedigree, and the 240HP motor inside, I think it will be so much more. Oh yeah, they are also giving it all wheel drive and electric ride-height adjustment (can you say Hydros?).

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