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Audi in talks to purchase Ducati

Audi in talks to purchase Ducati

Volkswagen is a German automotive company that has Audi as its premium line of automobiles. Audi is known for making high-end vehicles many of which include all-wheel-drive. My favorite car Audi makes it the R8 sports car made famous in the Iron Man movies. If you follow motorcycles, you'll recognize the Ducati name.

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Audi Visions OLED “living lighting” demonstrated

Audi Visions OLED “living lighting” demonstrated

This week the automotive group Audi is showing off their Visions OLED lighting concept for ultra-impressive arrays of interactive lights across both their R8 and Q7 model vehicles. The video you're about to see might set your face on fire with how awesome it is, so Pimp My Ride lovers beware. Stephan Berlitz, head of lighting technology and electronics at Audi noted that the homogenous visual effects you're about to see in the video would not have been possible with simple LEDs, "hese are individual points of light that need additional optical devices – reflectors, optical conductors or scatter optics." Have a peek at this masterpiece for yourself, if you dare.

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Audi to race hybrid R18 prototypes in 2012 Le Mans

Audi to race hybrid R18 prototypes in 2012 Le Mans

Audi will be entering two super hybrid racecars into the 24-hour Le Mans endurance challenge this year. The first is the Audi R18 e-tron quattro, a four-wheel drive diesel hybrid, and the other is the Audi R18 ultra, which uses a super lightweight design to accommodate a heavier hybrid drive train. Both were developed in parallel in only 18 months, a relatively short period of time for a technology that's never been tested before in motorsports and still doesn't exist in production.

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Audi launches A3 e-tron EV pilot program in the US

Audi launches A3 e-tron EV pilot program in the US

Audi has announced that it will be launching its first pilot program in the US for its fleet of A3 e-tron all-electric battery-powered vehicles. The hatchbacks will be deployed in four major US cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, and Washington DC, where Audi hopes to enlist beta testers to get real world day-to-day usage data.

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2013 Audi RS4 Avant revealed and detailed

2013 Audi RS4 Avant revealed and detailed

There's a brand new A4 in town, and this time it's both a wagon and is filled with technologically advanced options we've been dreaming about. This Audi is set to be released at the Geneva auto show this March, complete with a 4.2-liter direct-injected V-8 for a lovely 450 hp at 8250 rpm and 4.7 seconds from 0 to 62 miles per hour. You wont be blasting through to the head of the race pack with this monster though, as its top speed is only either 155 mph or 174 mph depending on what options you've selected. Then come the parts we're really interested in - the advancements in automotive.

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Audi and NVIDIA discuss the future with Tegra 3

Audi and NVIDIA discuss the future with Tegra 3

Here at CES 2012 we had a moment to sit in and listed to the official Audi conference where they discussed the future of consumer electronics in automobiles. Audi was originally the first auto maker to hold a news conference at CES and they've continued strong here since. Today they discussed the future of Audi, and the integration of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core mobile processor.

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Audi connect outlined with LTE speeds

Audi connect outlined with LTE speeds

Audi's Toni Melfi, Michael Dick, and Ricky Hudi sat at a table on stage at CES 2012's Audi keynote speech, speaking on how they were the first major car manufacturer to present a keynote at CES and how they're set to adopt benchmarks of consumer electronics here in 2012. Audi e-tron, ultra, mobility, and connect were outlined to show how they will be set for the future of the modern automobile industry.

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Audi Urban Concept Car shown off [Video]

Audi Urban Concept Car shown off [Video]

Audi has unveiled an interesting and very sleek new concept car called the Audi Urban Concept. This car is intended to show what the future of small and very fuel-efficient cars for city dwellers might look like. The car is dubbed a 1+1 by Audi and is made to be as lightweight as possible. The lighter a car is, the more performance it offers with less power and the longer the driving distance is since the car runs on batteries. The car was shown off at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt.

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Audi A0 monocycle looks like a painful accident waiting to happen

Audi A0 monocycle looks like a painful accident waiting to happen

Audi has been making luxury and sports cars for a long time. The latest mode of transport to be unveiled by Audi isn't a car, it’s an electric unicycle or monocycle in Audi speak. The device is called the A0 and was designed by German and Mexican students. The A0 is sort of like a combination of a unicycle and a Segway. It reminds me of the time when I was young that my cousin did a face plant on the road trying to ride a normal unicycle.

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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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