Audi Makes Car Infotainment Upgradeable Thanks to Tablets

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One of the problems with in-car infotainment systems is that even if they become upgradeable via software, the hardware is still stuck with the same internal components as the day you bought the car. Given that most people keep their cars on average of about a decade, this is like owning a smartphone for ten […]

Audi A3 Speeds Through Wireless Autobahn With AT&T 4G LTE Connectivity

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After General Motors announced a partnership that brought AT&T’s fast mobile broadband to the car last CES, this year Audi is following the lead of its American rival in partnering with the Rethink Possible carrier in bringing 4G LTE to the car. Audi is bringing 4G LTE connectivity to the new A3 sedan. “With the […]

With Audi, Google Preps Android to Battle Apple’s Siri in the Car

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Google has formed an alliance between chip-maker NVIDIA and automaker Audi to bring Android into the car. The vehicle is now becoming a hot new battleground where Google’s mobile Android operating system will face off with rival Apple’s iOS. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google and Audi will announce the new partnership to bring Android […]

Audi Introduces the Future of Vehicle Owner’s Manuals

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Augmented reality apps, where the camera and a smartphone are used to overlay important information on top of real images, is a concept that has been around for awhile. Audi, never missing an opportunity to promote the advancement of technology, has unveiled their app that is designed to replace the owner’s manual in their vehicles. […]

Watch Adaptive Cruise Control in Action

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Many new vehicles have an option for Adaptive Cruise Control, Radar Guided Cruise Control or some other name. No matter the name, this smart cruise control feature offers a safer driving experience and can help drivers keep their sanity while stuck behind a car that can’t maintain the speed limit. These systems provide two services to the […]

Tesla Outselling Similarly Priced German Sedans

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Tesla Motors’ Model S all-electric sedan is starting to become a bit of a sales sensation. In the past few weeks Tesla has announced the the Model S exceeded sales estimates. Then Tesla announced that they were the plug-in car sales leader in the United States, by beating the Chevrolet Volt in sales. Finally, Tesla then […]

Car Makers Aim Advertising at Generation Y

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Generation Y: they are the children of the Baby Boomer era. They are a large and growing population connected to the latest smartphone and technology pieces. They do not drive. They do not want to drive. Car culture, the freedom of the open road, and the camaraderie that comes from being an automobile enthusiast is lost on […]

Tesla Adds Range Enhancing Sport Option

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Typically, when a person orders a “Performance Plus” package on their vehicle, they are not used to getting better range or fuel economy. But that’s exactly what you get with the Tesla Model S “Performance Plus” package. For an additional $6,500 over the price of a normal Model S, drivers can purchase a vehicle with wider rear […]

$15/month Internet Makes Your Audi Easier on the Budget

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Audi announced a cheaper version of its Audi Connect service that provides unlimited 3G wireless Internet in your vehicle for $15/month. WiFi access in-car is a growing trend, and Audi was the first company to offer it integrated within the vehicle without a dealer add-on module. Now, they are trying to make a statement by offering […]