The team has resources from throughout the Volkswagen Group to achieve its goal. The Artemis project is Audi's new initiative to speed up automotive development dramatically. The goal is to create an electric, "highly automated" vehicle that could be on the road as soon as 2024. The work begins on June 1. Going from nothing to a product on sale in just four years is far faster than automakers can usually introduce new models. … [Read more...] about What Is Audi’s Project ‘Artemis’?
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“While Ford and Volkswagen remain independent and fiercely competitive in the marketplace, teaming up and working with Argo AI on this important technology allows us to deliver unmatched capability, scale and geographic reach,” said Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett. … [Read more...] about VW And Ford Deepen Ties To Work On City And One-Ton Vans
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
Toyota launched its first hybrid vehicle 20 years ago, and the circumstances surrounding environmentally friendly vehicles have since changed dramatically. The growing popularity of the Prius led to the creation of a new customer standard of choosing cars based on their environmental performance. As the number of companies developing and launching hybrid vehicles increased, so a new segment of "hybrid vehicles" was established. In addition, now that customers around the world are opting to purchase hybrid vehicles and other fuel-efficient vehicles, the entire automobile industry has been able to contribute to the solution of global environmental problems. Having passed the 10 million vehicle milestone, Toyota will continue to create ever-better cars for its customers. … [Read more...] about Toyota has sold over 10 million hybrids to date
“I’m excited to officially announce my racing plans for the 2019 season,” said Speed. “I’ve raced all over the world – Formula 1, NASCAR, Formula E, and a four-year rallycross championship run, including the inaugural ARX title this year – and I’m thrilled that the next chapter for me will be here in the U.S. with the Subaru team in the Americas Rallycross series.” … [Read more...] about Scott Speed signs Subaru deal for Americas Rallycross