Some facts about Audi you should know

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Audi is one of the foremost automobile manufacturers today. Here are some interesting facts about the company that you should know: HORCH MEANS HEAR, HEAR MEANS AUDI August Horch founded his first car company, A. Horch & Cie.in 1899. But just 10 years later, Horch had a disagreement with his Chief Financial officer, and left his own company to start August Horch Automobilwerke GmbH. Unfortunately, Horch soon learned that the Horch name belonged to his former company when he was notified of a copyright infringement. In response, Horch changed his…

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Android powered cars get a big boost from Audi and Volvo

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The idea of Android powered cars isn’t a new one. It has been around since 2014 when Google introduced Android Auto. While traditional car makers have been wary of adopting Google’s software for their vehicles, it looks like there is some light at the end of the tunnel with Audi and Volvo adopting it. The fear of traditional auto makers is understandable. Whoever owns the software platform that connected cars run will dictate the game to a large extent. As such, quite a number of car makers have invested in…

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The 2017 Audi S3 has no equal (Photos & Specs)

2017 Audio S3

German car maker, Audi, has released a compact luxury sedan that has no direct competitor. Yes. The 2017 Audi S3 has no equal. It towers above the rest in terms of sheer performance. It has a 2.0-liter turbo four base engine, paired with front-wheel drive. This classy ride produces 186 horsepower and returns 29 mpg. In keeping up with new hechnology, the Audi S3 has two USB ports (for both charging and data connection with a smartphone). There’s also support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality. Enough of specs; here…

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This car system generates energy from bad roads

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A car system that converts bad roads into energy? That is exactly what Audi has come up with. Damn! Why didn’t someone think of that before. This is innovative technology. I can imagine it could become a thing in Nigeria, considering that we have hundreds of kilometres riddled with potholes all around the country. The principle behind eROT is easily explained: “Every pothole, every bump, every curve induces kinetic energy in the car. Today’s dampers absorb this energy, which is lost in the form of heat,” said Dr.-Ing. Stefan Knirsch,…

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First Look at the 2017 Audi S5

Say hello to the 2017 Audi S5. This ride is turbocharged with a 3.0-liter V6 engine. The turbo also helps the engine hit 354 horsepower. Here are some photos for your viewing pleasure: 2017 Audi S Gallery         The S5 is a more refined version of its predecessor, striking a balance between a grand-touring plush and a sports-car. It comes at the price of $55,000. What do you think? Loading…

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HERE’s what’s up now that HERE Maps belongs to Audi, BMW and Daimler

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Nokia has completed the sale of its HERE business to a consortium comprised of AUDI AG, BMW Group, and Daimler AG on the 4th of December, 2015. By the terms of the sale, HERE Global B.V. – previously a subsidiary of Nokia Corporation and the current operator of HERE products and services – has made a statement to assure users of the safety of their privacy and their personal data According to the statement: Now that the proposed transaction is complete, HERE Global B.V. – previously a subsidiary of Nokia…

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