Electronic Entertainment Expo will open its doors from June 14-17 and with all the deliberate and non-deliberate leaks, there will be a significant lack of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality gaming titles. Heads of Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts and Take Two all said openly that they do not believe in VR. Still, they might be in for a nasty surprise as the entertainment industry known as Hollywood is actively looking to upstage the gaming industry and get back on the Entertainment throne. Several (un)related announcements came to the limelight over the past couple of days, and those announcements are what is shaping the future of content and
When Nokia announced it was reorganizing the company and splitting it in four parts, and then planning to spin off two, it was only a question of time before we see the acquisition of the second spin-off. First one (mobile phone division) went to Microsoft, while the final announcement about the sale just arrived. Nokia just sold its Here business unit to a consortium of German carmakers; Audi, BMW, and Mercedes’ parent company Daimler. This makes the three car makers owners of what some call one of the most impressive solutions in the mobile navigation market overall. “High-precision digital maps are a crucial component of the mobility of
It seems Audi RS7 owners have a particular and growing affection for ADV.1 lately! The ADV.1 Wheels are one of the best custom forged wheels available today and they bring a level of classiness to this world as well. The Audi RS7 seen in this photoshoot by William Stern Photography is another prime example of the modding options for this vehicle overall. The Audi RS7 utilizes one of the more potent engines available in the Ingolstadt’s car manufacturer lineup. Powered by a 4.0 TFSI twin scroll twin turbo V8 engine rated 412 kW (560 PS; 553 bhp) and 700 N·m (516 lbf·ft) it offers unparalleled
As news about autonomous driving take up more automotive media space, Audi is continuing with their take on this futuristic solution to driving. Recently they went to the one of the most demanding circuits in the world, Sonoma Raceway in California, where the latest generation of the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept has exceeded the previous top performances again. While some auto makers are testing, working and designing vehicles that are to operate in real world conditions, some car makers like Audi, are taking the high-performance road for their solution. Audi has revealed that the first autonomous driving vehicle in their product range will
The Audi RS7 utilizes one of the more potent engines available in the Ingolstadt’s car manufacturer lineup. Powered by a 4.0 TFSI twin scroll twin turbo V8 engine rated 412 kW (560 PS; 553 bhp) and 700 N·m (516 lbf·ft) it offers unparalleled performance in luxury confines, creating a unique blend of comfort and excitement. It offers cylinder on demand system deactivates intake and exhaust valves of 4 cylinders (2, 3, 5 and 8), eight-speed tiptronic transmission with D and S driving modes, quattro with torque vectoring with self-locking center differential with a high locking rate. Among other things, making this a highly coveted piece
The inaugural CES Asia opened Sunday night in Shanghai with a keynote by Audi.
Check out this heavily customized Audi RS6 with an interesting addition of carbon fiber parts and aftermarket wheels added.
The combination of classy looking projects and gorgeous women always brings the best in cars, no matter what. That’s the idea behind this Vorsteiner photoshoot. The shoot brings together the after-market wheels paired with a beautiful young model who rather profoundly fits as the potential owner of this gorgeous Riviera Blue Audi S3 seen here. The perfect appearance of a young woman joined together by one of the hottest small sedans on the market, this is a great way to finish off the week, wouldn’t you agree on that? This Audi (ETR: NSU) S3 comes equipped with a set of Vorsteiner FlowForged V-FF 103 wheels. These are sized 19×8.5 in
Just in time for the upcoming 2015 racing season, the German car maker Audi has updated the highly capable Audi R18 e-tron racing model
Vorsteiner’s V-FF 104 FlowForged wheels are the best on the market. Check them out showcased on a Audi S5.
If Audi brings this car to market its competitors will struggle to catch up.
Audi (ETR:NSU) has bought fuel-cell patents from Vancouver-based Ballard Power Systems (TSE:BLD), a company that is one of the world’s leading companies in the technology of proton exchange membrane fuel cells. Ballard provides clean energy products that reduce customer costs and risks, and helps customers solve difficult technical and business challenges in their fuel‑cell programs. The German car manufacturer Audi will push up investment in car-making operations by 2 billion euros ($2.44 billion) to a record 24 billion euros over the next five years. Most of these funds will be directed to their production plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm which accounted for half the carmaker’s
For the upcoming LeMans 24 Hour race, Audi will enter three of it’s racing models
Two weeks ago, a very high, S-level exec from the automotive industry asked me about upcoming technologies, since he didn’t understand the importance of new interfaces that are coming in mainstream computing. I was shocked, since operating the car interface while driving should require minimum attention. Drive on the highway in Germany at 150 mph and play with BMW’s i-Drive, Mercedes’es non-touch COMMAND or Audi’s Futuremark-designed MMI3D and you’ll see where you feel the safest (hint, the one that cannot be benchmarked, but still comes from a benchmark maker ;-). There is an obvious need for development of true user-friendly computer interfaces. In this long