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Audi participating in Web Summit 2015


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Audi is holding a impasse in Europe’s biggest startup discussion to a subsequent level: At this year’s Web Summit, that will start this Tuesday in Dublin, a association is participating in a executive representation foe as one of a jurors. At this event, immature entrepreneurs contest with any other by pitching their digital business ideas and deliver themselves to intensity investors, general groups and media representatives. AUDI AG will in further be presenting a activities in a locus of piloted pushing in a keynote debate and exhibition.

“The connected automobile brings opportunities for new innovative services. They will offer a patron some-more time and preference and enlarge a stream business model,” says Dietmar Voggenreiter, Member of a Board of Management for Sales and Marketing during AUDI AG. “In this spirit, we during Audi are enchanting in an sell with artistic minds, people who denote a entrepreneurial bravery to essentially rethink things afresh.” He described general networking platforms such as a Web Summit as an critical partial of this strategy.

At a Dublin tech conference, a exam car dubbed “Bobby” encapsulates Audi’s perfect innovative expertise: In tumble 2014, a Audi RS 7 piloted pushing judgment finished a driverless path of a Hockenheim Ring during speeds of adult to 240 km/h (149.1 mph). Audi uses fantastic demonstrations such as this to request a lead in piloted pushing – either during a extent of pushing production or in perfectionist situations in real-life traffic.

The Web Summit has been hold each year given 2010 and has emerged as Europe’s largest startup conference. In 2014, over 2,000 startups presented their business ideas to over 20,000 visitors from 97 countries. Audi was a initial deputy of a automotive attention to partner with a Web Summit in 2012. This year’s discussion will take place in Dublin from 3 – 5 November.