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Audi's Virtual Cockpit Is One Of 2016's Best Car Interiors

The innovative, analog-dial-replacing Virtual Cockpit in Audi’s TT-S sports car and new R8 has earned itself a place on the coveted Wards Auto best interior list for 2016. Alongside plush BMW limousines and a sleek Mercedes Benz, Audi’s high-tech driver’s display points to a future where driver and passenger alike get their information from huge high-res in-car screens.


Like Ford, Audi Is Going Twin-Turbo V6 For Its Next Supercar

The age of the giant, naturally-aspirated V8 or V10 or V12 engine is coming to end. In the future, we’ll all be driving efficient forced-induction cars with comparatively small displacement and fewer cylinders. That’s even true of performance cars, including — if the rumours are true — Audi’s next R8.


Audi's SQ7 Uses An Electric Turbo For Extra Power

Audi has just announced the gutsiest diesel-powered SUV ever, in its new SQ7 — 320kW of power and an earth-moving 900Nm of torque, from a nearly-idling 1000rpm. The secret to that instant serve of motive power comes from Audi’s first ever use of an electric turbocharger. The SQ7 is more than just its engine, too — it also has one of the most advanced suspension systems ever fitted to a four-wheel drive.


Study: Humans Driving Cars Are More Likely To Hurt Other Humans Than Self-Driving Cars

With autonomous vehicle operators now required to report their crashes, we finally have some data to compare robot drivers to human drivers when it comes to road safety. Here’s one good argument for a robot-driving future: Human drivers are more likely to get in crashes that hurt or kill other humans.


Over 90,000 Australian Vehicles Affected By Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Own a recent diesel Golf, Polo, Skoda Octavia or one of a variety of Audis? Your engine could be producing a lot more harmful emissions than it should. Volkswagen has made a tool available online so owners can check if their cars is affected.


Audi's Developing A Moon Rover For Google's Lunar Xprize

Audi is no stranger to branching out from cars, but its most recent project is perhaps more ambitious than usual: with a team of German scientists and engineers, it’s helping build a rover that could one day make it to the moon.


This $20,000 Carbon Fibre Bike Weighs A Ridiculous 5.4kg

This ultralight bike costs as much as a car. Not a surprise given Audi’s at the helm, but the nutso price tag includes some design and tech that’s pretty cool.


Nvidia's Self-Driving Computer Can Also Spot The Fuzz [Video]

Autonomous cars are fast becoming a reality — and they are getting smarter each and every time they take to the road. This is thanks to deep structured learning algorithms that allow self-steering vehicles to assess, react and adapt to changing road conditions and file the memory away for later. As demonstrated in this Nvidia Drive PX video clip, they are also proficient at identifying individual vehicle types — including cop cars.


Audi TT Coupe 2015: Australian Hands On

The TT has been a staple of Audi’s sports car line-up for years now. Thankfully, it got a much-needed redesign for 2015, and it’s an amazing car to drive. Here’s what it’s like behind the wheel.


Inside Audi's Robotic Car Factory Of The Future

Cars are evolving. We’ve gone from exclusively burning dead fossils in our petrol tanks to charging them up at the wall overnight, and now we’re even thinking about using even fancier ways to get our vehicles from A-to-B. With fancier cars has to come fancier production methods. Step inside the top-secret Audi production facility in Germany where humans work hand-in-servo with robots to build thousands of custom cars a day.


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