Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Receives Green and Connected Car Awards

The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron, a luxury plug-in hybrid hatchback, has been recognized by Green Car Journal as a finalist for both the 2016 Luxury Green Car of the Year and 2016 Connected Green Car of the Year Awards. Green Car Journal will announce the award winners at the Washington Auto Show on January 21st. The Luxury Green Car Award is given to a vehicle that “exhibit[s] laudable environmental achievement,” while the Connected Green Car … Continue Reading…

Audi to Help Implement Self-Parking Cars by 2018

We should probably warn you. If you are anywhere near Somerville, a suburb of Boston, circa 2018, you may just see a driverless Audi park itself perfectly. Don’t freak out. It’s all part of the Urban Future Initiative, a subsidiary of Audi that focuses on creating solutions to urban commuting issues. Talking to Wired magazine, Christian Gärtner, a designer who is part of the Initiative, said, “The car shaped the city in the 20th century, … Continue Reading…

Audi Leads the Race for Creating Self-Driving Vehicles

Navigant Research recently conducted a study in search of the car manufacturers that are making the biggest impact toward a future of fully autonomous driving by researching past achievements, current technologies, and future plans. The study found that Audi ranks as one of the leaders in the industry, alongside Daimler, BMW, and General Motors. “Our approach looked at the overall strategy and execution to see who’s got the best history in this area as well … Continue Reading…

Audi Gives A5 DTM Special Edition to Europe

There are few vehicles in the industry that have the style, performance, and luxury of the Audi A5. Now, Audi is offering consumers in Europe a new A5 edition that honors the company’s DTM racing efforts. This sport-themed special edition enhances its athletic appeal with a matte-grey set of 20-inch wheels, tinted rear windows, and a Misano red paint job, which highlights the racing-inspired graphic. But the Audi A5 DTM special edition’s racing roots don’t … Continue Reading…

Audi A4 Inspires 3D-Printed Dresses

When you think of inspiration for a dress line, you probably don’t think of a car. But designer Anouk Wipprecht, well-known for her ability to create 3D-printed clothing that interacts with the world, unveiled a new dress collection which takes design ques from the Audi A4, at Audi City Berlin. The four dresses incorporate design and technological elements from the A4. The first dress, called the Projection Map Dress, is based on the Audi A4’s … Continue Reading…

All-New 2017 Audi A4 Improvements Up the Ante

The all-new 2017 Audi A4 is bigger, lighter, more elegant, and features more advanced technology than any A4 before it. The Audi A4 isn’t new to the streets; in fact, the A4 is Audi’s oldest model and continues to be its best-seller (dating back to the days when it was called the Audi 80, Audi Fox, and Audi 4000) and 2017 will mark its 9th generation. This time around, Audi promises that the A4 is … Continue Reading…