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Audio Q7 R8 OLED concept

Audi shows off OLED-illuminated concept R8

Car Week Reg Hardware Car Week It's all very KITT, of course, with a bit of Batmobile tossed in for good measure, but here is Audi's plan for taking OLED car lighting - inside and outside of the vehicle - to the max. Based on an R8, the Q7 concept shows how design teams can have lots of fun building tech into vehicles that may never …
Hard Reg, 5 Mar 2012

Audi dreams up App Store for user-designed cars

Audi’s A2 city car was a failure. Too pricey, maybe ahead of its time, the car was put on ice in 2005. But it could be back on the roads soon – as an electric-powered vehicle with its very own apps store to “customise the car’s interior, features and driving style”. This is how it would work. You buy the vanilla version and …
Drew Cullen, 1 Jun 2010

Audi confirms e-tron production plans

Leccy Tech Audi has unveiled yet another version of its e-tron leccy über coupé at the Detroit Motor Show. But, unlike previous designs, has slapped a production date onto its bonnet. Audi_etron_02 Audi's latest e-tron design will go into production in 2012 Set to hit production lines in 2012, the new e-tron functions much like …
Alun Taylor, 14 Jan 2010

Designers detail the cars of 2030

Leccy Tech Ever wondered what the progeny of today's gadget obsessed ‘yoof’ will be driving come the year 2030? Honda_Helix Honda's Helix would access your DNA's double helix That was the question recently posed to designers from some of the world’s top car makers – those with studios in California, anyway - as part of the Los …
Alun Taylor, 12 Nov 2009

Audi's R8 goes all-electric

Leccy Tech Back in May Register Hardware reported that Audi was rumoured to be working on a leccy version of its R8 supercar. Now Audi's confirmed that the rumours were true. audi_etron_01 Audi's e-tron: an electric version of the R8 At the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi recently unveiled e-tron - which is powered by four …
Alun Taylor, 17 Sep 2009

Lamborghini to go (partly) electric

Leccy Tech Lamborghini’s CEO, Stephan Winkelmann, has revealed that the Audi-owned supercar maker plans to add electricity to its drive trains from 2015. Lamborghini_Gallardo_Superleggera_01 Lamborghini's Gallardo: the next-gen model will be the firm's first hybrid But in an effort to stop Ferruccio Lamborghini's body from revolving …
Alun Taylor, 10 Aug 2009

Audi working on electric R8?

Leccy Tech The latest e-car buzz is that Audi is set to demo a battery-powered version of its R8 supercar at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi_R8_TDi_Concept Audi's R8: battery-powered version on its way? Unfortunately, the rumour – which cropped up in the German magazine Auto Motor and Sport and the French title L'Automobile — …
Alun Taylor, 29 May 2009

VW to speed up rollout of cut-price EV

'Leccy Tech German car maker Volkswagen is to accelerate development of its two-seat electric city car, it has been claimed. Volkswagen up! VW's up!: low-cabon ICE first, 'leccy later Based on a modified version of the VW up! chassis, the new micro-car is tipped to be called the Chico and will initially feature a selection of high- …
Alun Taylor, 26 Nov 2008

Audi drives into mobile phone production

Audi will unveil a concept car-control-unit-cum-mobile-phone at the Tokyo Motor Show on Wednesday, the company has told Register Hardware. Audi_phone Audi's gizmo: make calls, unlock your motor The unnamed device is essentially a car control system and 3G mobile phone combined. An Audi spokesman said that it’s designed to …
James Sherwood, 22 Oct 2007

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