“The awards are testimony to a successes in a margin of connectivity. Thanks to worldly assistance systems, connected infotainment and intelligent car‑to‑car communication we are formulating connected reality,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development during AUDI AG. Ricky Hudi, Head of Electrics/Electronics Development, adds: “Our Audi connect services almost boost highway safety, expostulate comfort and efficiency. Awards like these endorse a unchanging growth work and inspire us to continue delivering pioneering services.”
Audi excelled in a “Navigation” difficulty with a map arrangement around Google Earth and Google Street View as good as with a point‑of‑interest hunt regulating voice commands. In a “Internet” category, Audi claimed feat with a high‑speed LTE information transmission, as a initial automaker to totally confederate this customary into a car. In a “Entertainment” category, users voted a MMI touch and a Audi virtual cockpit into tip spot.
The prize‑giving rite for a “Connected Car Award” will be hold in Jan during a Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
*Fuel expenditure of a models named above:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.5 – 4.2** (31.4 – 56.0 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 174 – 110** (280.0 – 177.0 g/mi)
**The fuel expenditure and a CO2 emissions of a car change due to a choice of wheels and tires. They not usually count on a fit function of a fuel by a vehicle, though are also shabby by pushing function and other non-technical factors.