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    1. Recent Audi TechDay Highlights Audi Assistance and Lighting Technology



      Audi held another TechDay recently where they invited European press to see future technologies, this time focusing on driver assistance and LED technologies. If you're wondering where your car is going in the future, this story over at Car & Driver is worth the read. Technologies covered include surrounding-sensing collision avoidance systems, trailer reverse guidance ...
    2. Volkswagen Group Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) Architecture Revealed This Week



      As most Audi fans are aware, a new generation of A3 will debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Those in the know also probably know that the A3 and other Audi models with transverse engines like the TT and eventually the A1 will move to a new modular transverse matrix dubbed MQB.

      If MQB sounds similar to Audi's already employed MLB (modular longitudinal matrix) that underpins or will underpin nearly every ...
    3. Audi Reveals A3 e-tron Prototype One Week Ahead of Next-Gen A3 e-tron Concept Car Slated for Shanghai



      Audi AG is conducting another TechDay for Electromobility this week where they will reveal, among other electric cars, an e-tron prototype based on the current-generation Type 8P Audi A3 Sportback. We're still waiting for more details on the car, but for now we've got a collection of photos shown below and also via the link at the bottom of this post.

      That the car is a ...
    4. Lightweight TechDay Video Recap from Audi TV Shows Even More of "The Beast"



      Last week we published a story about a lightweight 2.5T-powered A5 coupe that was a drivetrain mule for the Audi quattro Concept. Dubbed "The Beast" by its quattro GmbH creators, we'd had a chance to drive the car and report back on the experience in a 2-part series.

      Though we devoted plenty of ink (err... pixels) to "The Beast", that car ...
    5. On Location: Audi Experiments with Carbon Fiber Body Panels and TT Benefits



      Just before the recent Geneva Motor Show, Fourtitude visited the Audi Lightweight Design Center (ALDC) in Neckarsulm and had a chance to test drive a few very interesting vehicles (more to come on that later). While on location for the drives, we encountered a comparative display between the aluminum hood of a standard TT S-line ...