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Samsung Exynos Auto V9 automotive processor to power Audi infotainment system

Samsung Exynos Auto V9 automotive processor to power Audi infotainment system

Samsung has announced that it will be working with Audi to provide the first automotive-branded processor, the Exynos Auto V9, to power Audi infotainment systems. The chip will be the brain of Audi's next-gen in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system that is expected to debut by 2021. Samsung says the Exynos Auto V9 is a powerful processor designed for advanced IVI systems that display content on multiple screens.

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We drove some really unexpected SUVs in 2018

We drove some really unexpected SUVs in 2018

You used to know where you were with an SUV. Five seats, maybe seven; plenty of space for luggage; and most likely all-wheel drive: in short, something perfectly functional to take the family on a cross-country vacation. These days, though, the SUV has morphed into something altogether different.

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2019 Audi A8L First Drive: Luxury as a place of sanctuary

2019 Audi A8L First Drive: Luxury as a place of sanctuary

When’s the last time you got into any vehicle, as driver or passenger, and felt like you’d just entered a sanctuary of sorts? Sitting cross-legged with a meditation guru, I contemplated that very question as he attempted to lead me in a mindfulness session. Moments later, transcended into Audi’s new flagship luxury vessel, the 2019 A8 L, my mind was anything but still. Settled in for a drive through California’s magnificent Big Sur, I anticipated what the Pacific Coast Highway and the new A8 would reveal.

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Audi e-tron GT Concept First Drive: Welcome to the future

Audi e-tron GT Concept First Drive: Welcome to the future

When you get the opportunity to drive a concept car, and to be ahead of a superhero like Tony Stark, you don't say no. No, I’m not the genius-billionaire-playboy-philanthropist I wanted to be growing up - I’m still working on that - but getting to try out the Audi e-tron GT Concept is perhaps the next best thing.

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2019 Audi e-tron SUV First Drive Review

2019 Audi e-tron SUV First Drive Review

When I got the chance to test drive the new Audi e-tron in the deserts of Namibia, it was clear Audi hadn't developed an electric SUV merely for tarmac roads. While most drivers won't experience it, it turned out to be quite the thrill to drift an electric SUV. Indeed as far as I can remember, it's probably the most fun I've had behind the wheel of a luxury SUV.

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The 5 stand-out cars of the LA Auto Show 2018

The 5 stand-out cars of the LA Auto Show 2018

The LA Auto Show 2018 wasn't lacking in alluring supercars, concepts, and EVs, but some of the cars stood head and shoulders above the rest. Whether for their electric ambition, for putting a fresh spin on a classic, or just for being drop-dead delicious, these best-of-show models each have something to recommend them. Read on for our top five most noteworthy cars of the LA Auto Show 2018.

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The Audi e-tron GT is capable and covetable

The Audi e-tron GT is capable and covetable

Audi didn't really need Robert Downey Jr. or an Iron Man connection to make the e-tron GT Concept stand out at the LA Auto Show 2018 this week: the stunning all-electric car is conspicuous enough on its own. Not only does the concept demonstrate Audi's flexible EV architecture, but its commitment to making electric cars that are not only capable but covetable, too.

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Pop.Up Next Flying Taxi concept is in testing

Pop.Up Next Flying Taxi concept is in testing

There is a big push in the automotive and aircraft design worlds to create the next generation of taxis that can ferry people around without causing more congestion on the roads. Many of these taxi designs have turned to flying machines that operate autonomously. Audi, Airbus, and Italdesign have unveiled the "Pop.Up Next" flying and driving taxi prototype and announced that it is in testing.

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Audi e-tron GT Concept is a drop-dead gorgeous 4-door EV

Audi e-tron GT Concept is a drop-dead gorgeous 4-door EV

When you're building an electric supercar, who better than Tony Stark to give it that superstar shine. "I've been having an extramarital affair with Audi for more than a decade now," Robert Downey Jr jokingly quips at the unveil of the Audi GT Concept. Downey took the stage with legendary automotive designer Marc Lichte, to pull the wraps off a jaw-dropping car that, though dubbed a concept, is in fact an astonishing 99-percent product ready.

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2018 Audi TT RS Review: The Best Luxury Sports Car for the Money

2018 Audi TT RS Review: The Best Luxury Sports Car for the Money

I’ve never been a fan of the Audi TT, the shape is too bulbous for my liking and I’ve found previous generations underpowered. So, it’s fair to say I approached the 2018 TT RS with trepidation. Could this most-potent of the TT family win me over with its balance of practicality and performance?

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2019 Audi R8 gets meaner look and more power

2019 Audi R8 gets meaner look and more power

Audi has revealed the new 2019 R8, the updated version of its everyday supercar, complete with numerous features and styling details borrowed from the ferocious new R8 LMS GT3 racer. Expected to go on sale early in the new year, the refreshed R8 promises better handling and more choice in exterior style.

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Audi e-tron delay confirmed – but there’s still good news

Audi e-tron delay confirmed – but there’s still good news

The 2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV will be a little delayed arriving into showrooms, the automaker has confirmed, though it's software not hardware that is causing the issue. Audi revealed the production e-tron at a flashy event in September, promising all-wheel drive, faster recharging courtesy of 150 kW chargers, and a sub-$75k starting price before incentives.

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