Alex Hitzinger will be the head of the “Artemis” project, reporting directly to Markus Duesmann as of June 1, 2020. Hitzinger was until now Board of Management Member for Technical Development at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, as well as Senior Vice President of the Volkswagen Group with responsibility for autonomous driving. “I value Alex Hitzinger for his strengths in innovation and implementation. We need both qualities to make major technological advances,” stated Audi CEO Duesmann, who also has overall responsibility for research and development at the Volkswagen Group. “I am also relying on his expertise to integrate future achievements into new products together with the development departments of our major Group brands. In the medium term, I expect ‘Artemis’ to provide a blueprint for a fast and agile development process at the Group, as agile as in a racing team.” … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?
Here's a battle between the best of the Audis. By now, you should know that Audi has an extensive lineup. The A cars that serve as the base models of its lineup, and the Q cars that represent its high-riding crossovers. If you want something more from Audi cars, the S versions should serve their purpose, but ultimately, the RS models rest on top as the range-toppers in both price tags, aesthetic appeal, and performance numbers. … [Read more...] about Watch Audi RS Q3 Face More Powerful RS4, RS Q8 In A Drag Race
The new Q5 Sportback will join a refreshed Q5 that should debut later this year, and we expect many of the changes Audi will make to the facelifted Q5 to show up on the new Q5 Sportback. That means we’ll see a revised front fascia, new lighting elements, and other subtle changes over the outgoing model. The Sportback will receive additional changes like a squished roof at the back and a unique rear-end design that’ll accommodate the sleeker profile. … [Read more...] about Audi Q5 Sportback Spied For First Time With Coupe-Like Profile
The Audi connect portfolio – included as standard with the top-of-the-line infotainment system – supplements the navigation in an ideal way. The data transfer module supports the LTE Advanced standard and provides the Audi connect services in virtually all European countries via a SIM card which is permanently installed in the vehicle. These services include traffic information online, the point-of-interest search as well as information on parking spaces and filling stations, which appear directly on the navigation map – where necessary also with dynamic additional information such as prices and availability. The Audi Q3 uses the fleet’s swarm intelligence as part of these functions: Suitably equipped vehicles report moving into and out of parking spaces so that forecasts on the availability of roadside parking space appear in selected towns and cities. The cars from this swarm also warn each other of hazardous spots such as fog or black ice, and … [Read more...] about 2019 Audi Q3 Gets Athletic New Look And Even More Tech
“GT Masters is one of the toughest sprint series in GT racing, you can run a successful car which fights for the championship if you have the two right drivers between 500 and 700,000 euros, so it’s a completely different number,” he said. … [Read more...] about DTM made the “same mistakes” as ITC – 1996 champion Reuter