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CARB engineers detect new defeat device on Audi cars

CARB engineers detect new defeat device on Audi cars

German newspaper BILD am Sonntag has revealed in a recent report that engineers at the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have detected a previously unreported defeat device software in an automatic transmission Audi.

According to the report, the new Audi cheater device – which CARB engineers detected four months back – has been implemented on “several hundred thousand” diesel and gas-powered Audi cars sold worldwide.

The affected cars come with an automatic transmission with an internal designation AL 551; and include the Audi A6, Audi A8, Audi Q5 and other models.

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Audi to create a subsidiary devoted to self-driving car technology

Audi to create a subsidiary devoted to self-driving car technology

German newspaper Stuttgarter Zeitung has revealed in a recent report (via Reuters) that automaker Audi is setting up a new subsidiary which will be devoted to development of self-driving car technology.

The new Audi subsidiary will be called SDS Company.

The disclosure about the new Audi subsidiary to the German newspaper was made by Audi’s CEO Rupert Stadler during an interaction with the paper this past weekend. Stadler said that Audi’s future investment will chiefly pivot around ‘emerging technology’ categories, like self-driving cars and electric vehicles.

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Audi and Google Join Hands for in-car Entertainment

Audi and Google Join Hands for in-car Entertainment

As per WSJ report, Google and German auto manufacturer Audi are preparing to showcase their joint project to build up in-car entertainment and information systems at the Consumer Electronics Show. The show is to be held in next week in Las Vegas.

The two companies plan to work with chip maker Nvidia and one other partner to launch Android as a significant technology for upcoming vehicles. This will permit people to access music, navigation, apps and services inside their cars. Details on Google and Audi's plans are in limelight for now.

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Volkswagen AG Audi Division Plans to spend 22 billion Euros through 2018

Volkswagen AG Audi Division Plans to spend 22 billion Euros through 2018

Volkswagen AG’s Audi division is the second largest manufacturer of lavish cars in the world. The firm plans to spend 22 billion euros ($30.3 billion) in latest models manufacturing facility and technology in the coming five years till 2018.

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