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The subsequent jump in mobility: Audi searches for solutions for destiny civic mobility

For a Audi Urban Future Award 2014, mobility experts and civic planners, healthy scientists and ethnographers, IT specialists and product designers in interdisciplinary teams are building new ideas for destiny mobility. “The vehicle is looking for and anticipating a city,” says Rupert Stadler, CEO of AUDI AG. “This means not usually navigation though a symbiosis that is essential for all of us to live together. To consider forward and hunt for such a symbiosis is a goal of a Audi Urban Future Initiative – and partial of a amicable responsibility.”

At a scholarship impact in a Audi Forum in Ingolstadt, a 4 Award teams from Berlin, Boston, Mexico City and Seoul presented a initial formula of their work live on theatre in front of an assembly of some-more than 300.

  • “Individuality and collectivity are not jointly exclusive.” This is a topic of a group from Berlin. After a depart of a airfield from Berlin Tegel, a site of Berlin TXL – The Urban Tech Republic will turn a investigate and attention park as vast as a tiny town. With their mobility proposals, a Berlin group aim to uncover how such a new district can be connected to a German collateral city. Here a automobile with a particular facilities plays an critical purpose in shutting certain gaps in transportation. Subjects such as piloted pushing and piloted parking are enclosed in a team’s initial ideas.
  • “The bounds between mobility and immobility will be removed.” The group from Boston is starting work regulating this thesis.  The American competitors in a Award are endangered with  specific civic growth projects that come with high mobility requirements. Automobile technologies such as piloted parking can be of use to civic space by formulating gains in space and potency in civic infrastructure. As a group see it, technical innovations and a growth of civic infrastructure should go palm in hand.
  • “Sustainability and swell are not contradictory,” states a group from Mexico City, where a turn of civic trade overload is among a top in a world. The group sees crowd-sourcing as an event to solve a problem of trade hold-ups. The Mexicans are  examining information streams about trade flows and mobility behavior, in sequence to get solutions for a civic mobility of a destiny from them. With a information that is collected, trade can be formally regulated and mobility in a city improved.
  • “Reality and virtuality will merge,” is a topic of a South Korean team. As a vast mobile device, a automobile moves in a universe of a Internet of Everything. Car to Everything and Everything to Car are dictated to make life easier and easier to plan. Audi is contributing knowledge in a fields of Audi bond and intelligent displays to a plan in Seoul. 

The scholarship impact was a end of a operative assembly between a general Award teams and a Audi Innovation Team – employees from Technical Development, Design and Product Strategy.

In a tumble an general and interdisciplinary jury will select a winning plan of a Audi Urban Future Award 2014, that comes with esteem income of 100,000 euros. All contributions to a scholarship impact are accessible on a website of a Audi Urban Future Initiative ( The group members frequently get in hold here by means of blogs, stating on a standing of their projects.