Audi wins connectivity award

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– Audi connectivity services take initial place in 5 categories  
– New Audi TT* best-connected automobile
– Head of Development Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “We consider
  connectivity a megatrend.”

Audi TT Coupé - practical cockpit Five first-place finishes for a 4 rings: Those are a formula of a first-ever reader consult conducted by automobile engine und competition and CHIP, in that over 42,500 readers chose a best connectivity features. The awards rite will be hold in Stuttgart on Sep 17.

Automobile and smartphone manufacturers, mobile phone use providers and program companies competed for a tip mark in a sum of 10 categories in a “Connectivity Awards 2014” sponsored by automobile engine und competition and CHIP. Audi came out tip in a categories Navigation, Telephone Integration, Sound System, Entertainment/Multimedia and Connected Cars.

“The awards uncover that we are on a right track,” pronounced Prof. Dr.Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of a Board of Management of AUDI AG, Technical Development. “We cruise connectivity to be a megatrend that will keep us bustling good into a future. We use Audi bond to seamlessly bond a automobiles with their sourroundings – with a driver, a Internet, infrastructure and other vehicles.”

Winning technologies were a Audi MMI navigation and system, a Audi phone box, a BangOlufsen Sound System in a Audi S3* and a LTE wireless communication standard. In a difficulty “Connected Cars”, a electorate chose a new Audi TT as a best-connected car. The connectivity prominence in a compress sports automobile is a Audi practical cockpit. It combines a instrument cluster and MMI shade into a central, digital unit, and sets new standards with energetic animations and accurate graphics.

“Electronics play a pivotal purpose in car connectivity. Our group has worked tough here over a final few years. Awards like this coax us on to serve pioneering achievements,” combined Ricky Hudi, Head of Electrics/Electronics Development during AUDI AG.

Fuel expenditure of a models named above:  Audi S3:

Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.1 – 6.9 (33.1 – 34.1 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 165 – 159 (265.5 – 255.9 g/mi)

Audi TT:
This indication is not nonetheless for sale. It does not nonetheless have form capitulation and is therefore not theme to Directive 1999/94/EC.
Provisional values:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.1 – 4.2 (33.1 – 56.0 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 164 – 110 (263.9 – 177.0 g/mi)