Autonomous

New Audi A8 allows driver to take hands off wheel

  Of course, as we all know, most owners of luxury cars will most likely be able to relax in the back whilst their chauffeur does the driving. But the new A8, set to be unveiled mid 2017, will partially dispense with the need for a driver altogether. Well, not really. But the latest version(…)

Audi use toy car to train autonomous driving software

As autonomous driving technology draws ever nearer to becoming a practical reality, the necessity to test each development as it nears completion, becomes more important. Audi are one of the many automakers currently embroiled intensively in driverless car research. They believe the next step will be machine learning-powered driver assist features that can function in(…)

Audi invest in ambitious future despite parent company’s emission scandal

Just like Simba and Mufasa, Skywalker and Vader, Michael and Vito Corleone, Audi has started to outgrow and outshine its parents. It has recently been revealed that whilst parent-company Volkswagen continue to resolve their emissions scandal – dubbed ‘dieselgate’ to some – Audi have increased their research and development budget to ensure they can remain(…)