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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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