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Connected anytime, any place; the use of online services and portals and optimal communication capabilities in the car – these are the requirements that Audi fulfills with the comprehensive range of services and functions of Audi connect. From social media portals and music streaming to online updates of navigation data, Audi connect is the gateway to numerous cloud applications available to Audi customers.

Recent Press Releases

  • 09/27/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Telecommunications and automotive players form global cross-industry 5G Automotive Association

    Today AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Incorporated, announce the formation of the “5G Automotive Association”. The association will develop, test and promote communications solutions, support standardization and accelerate commercial availability and global market penetration. The goal is to address society’s connected mobility and road safety needs with applications such as connected automated driving, ubiquitous access to services and integration into smart cities and intelligent transportation.
  • 09/16/16

    Four wins for Audi in the Car Connectivity Award

    Four first place finishes for Audi in the Car Connectivity Award 2016: In the reader survey conducted by “auto motor und sport” and “CHIP” magazines, Audi wins in the Assistance Systems, Control Concepts/Displays, Sound Systems and Entertainment/Multimedia categories. More than 32,000 readers voted.
  • 08/31/16

    The “Golden Computer 2016” goes to Audi connect in the Computer Bild readers’ choice poll

    For the second time, readers of Computer Bild magazine have honored Audi connect as the best connectivity package in the automobile industry. In the prestigious “Golden Computer” competition, their votes put Audi connect in first place in the “connected car” category.
  • 05/31/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Audi connect SIM – online without borders

    Audi is now equipping its new models that use the second-generation modular infotainment platform with Audi connect SIM. The advantage of factory-installed SIM card: Customers can immediately use the wide range of Audi connect services with the accompanying data flat rate for up to three years – even outside Germany.
  • 05/02/16

    Automotive Innovations Award 2016: Audi is “Most Innovative Premium Brand”

    Audi claims three wins at the Automotive Innovation Award. The award is presented by the research institute Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers AG (PwC). Audi wins the “Most Innovative Premium Brand” main prize. The brand with the four rings also receives awards for its innovations in the categories “Connected Car” and “Vehicle Concepts/Body”.
  • 01/06/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    Piloted, electrified and fully connected – Audi at the 2016 CES

    Electrification, digitalization and piloted driving: Audi is making these three future trends of the automotive industry the focus of its appearance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The world’s most important electronics show takes place January 6–9, 2016, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • 12/17/15

    Audi takes home five wins in the “Connected Car 2015” awards

    Audi is for the third consecutive time the most successful brand in the Connected Car Award competition organized by Auto Bild and Computer Bild. The brand with the four rings won a total of five out of nine awards, adding one more than in the 2013 and 2014 competitions. The technical study Audi e-tron quattro concept won first prize in the “New Mobility” category. Audi developments also took first place in the Navigation, Internet Integration, Multimedia/Entertainment and Telephone classes.
  • 12/02/15

    Audi at the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show

    Audi is once again represented at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA, which is being held from January 6 to 8, 2016. The brand is presenting its latest technologies and models for the sixth time already – in an exhibit space that is immersed in light. This year too, the press conference on the first day of the show will be followed by the Audi Tech Talk, at which technology experts will be available to answer questions.
  • 10/01/15

    Car Connectivity Award: four wins for Audi

    Audi remains the leading brand in the field of car connectivity technology. At the Car Connectivity Award 2015 presented by the German magazines “auto motor sport” and “CHIP” the brand achieved victories in four categories.
  • 09/24/15

    Secure and convenient: the new Audi connect services

    Audi is broadening its range of online services. The new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService allow the customer to control specific functions remotely by smartphone or arrange a service appointment online, for example. The new services bring enhanced convenience and security, and are available immediately for the Audi Q7 and the new A4 model line.
  • 09/15/15

    Eurostar Award for Audi Head of Development Electronics Ricky Hudi

    Ricky Hudi, Head of Development Electrics/Electronics at AUDI AG, has won an award as an outstanding manager in the European automotive industry. The periodical “Automotive News Europe” presented Hudi with the Eurostar Award in the “connected car” category on Monday, September 14 thus acknowledging his work in this field.
  • 09/02/15

    “Computer Bild” reader poll: “Golden Computer 2015” for Audi connect

    The verdict of “Computer Bild” readers is in: Audi connect is the best connectivity package in the automotive industry. In the prestigious “Golden Computer” competition, they voted Audi connect to first place in the “connected car” category.
  • 07/30/15

    Ten categories, ten victories: Audi dominates “Auto connect Trophy” awards

    Infotainment, connectivity and assistance technologies from Audi enjoy excellent appeal among the public. These were the results of the “Auto connect Trophy 2015” competition – a reader poll conducted by “Auto Zeitung” news. Audi took first place in all ten categories in which it entered a car. Many of these systems are available in the new Audi Q7 and in the new generation Audi A4 models.
  • 06/09/15

    Stadler demands systematic digitalization of urban infrastructure

    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler sees digitalization as an historic task for society. He emphasized this fact in a speech on Tuesday at the Economic Conference organized by the Economic Council of the CDU. He pointed out that multiple challenges still exist in the field of transport infrastructure so that digital mobility technologies can fulfill their potential.
  • 05/22/15

    AUDI AG concluding extensive cooperation agreements with Baidu and Huawei

    Audi is intensifying the expansion of connectivity of its cars in China, according to an announcement by the premium carmaker in advance of the first CES Asia taking place in Shanghai. With Baidu CarLife, Audi will also be offering uncompromising integration of smartphones in its cars in China. A China-specific LTE module, which Audi is developing in a joint venture with Huawei, will deliver fast data transmission.
  • 05/06/15

    Audi and Cubic Telecom start strategic partnership

    Audi is systematically extending its lead in the field of connectivity. Through its subsidiary Audi Electronics Venture GmbH (AEV), the brand with the Four Rings has acquired a stake in Cubic Telecom, a global forerunner in M2M technology. Together, Audi and Cubic Telecom intend to develop connectivity solutions for the automobiles of the Audi brand.
  • 05/04/15

    Audi utilizes high-resolution navigation maps for its driver assistance systems

    The premium brand is developing a new high-resolution map materials together with competent partners. A current example of the potential of this data is the predictive efficiency assistant in the new Audi Q7*. It utilizes information about the topography to get the car to its destination with greater efficiency and convenience. High-resolution maps will also play a key role in piloted driving.
  • 12/18/14

    Fascinatingly vivid: Audi brings 3D sound into the car

    A three-dimensional audio experience worthy of the sound lab: Audi makes this vision a reality. 3D sound, which will shortly be going into production use, also enables the listener to experience spatial height. The addition of the third dimension makes the acoustic impression even clearer and more vivid. This rich audio experience redefines the benchmark for in-car listening pleasure.
  • 12/12/14

    Audi TT is “Connected Car 2014”

    Well connected: Audi was the most successful brand at the “Connected Car Award” organized by Auto Bild and Computer Bild. The four rings won four awards altogether. The brand took top spot in the Navigation, Internet and Entertainment categories. The Audi TT* came top overall in “Connected Car 2014.”
  • 12/10/14

    Five stars for the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron from Euro NCAP

    The Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi A3 Sportback e-tron* the maximum five star rating for crash safety. This puts the first volume production plug in hybrid from Audi among the safest cars in its class.
  • 10/23/14

    Always up to date with Audi: Online updates for navigation map

    Audi is leading the way in mobile infotainment: The brand with the four rings is the first European carmaker to offer online updates for the navigation map. The new service is available immediately in the revised Audi A6* and Audi A7 Sportback* model lines as part of the comprehensive connect portfolio.
  • 10/16/14

    Music from the Internet – online media streaming from Audi connect

    Audi is making a personalized world of music available inside the cars of its customers. The revised model lines of the Audi A6* and Audi A7 Sportback* as well as the new Audi TT* have an optional new connect service on board that customers can use to stream music through online providers Napster and Aupeo!
  • 10/16/14

    Live on Audi MediaTV: The world’s sportiest piloted driving car

    Audi is bringing the world’s sportiest piloted driving car to the starting line. Before the finale of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) on Sunday, the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept will be circling the Hockenheimring without a driver. Audi MediaTV will broadcast the run live and provide an exclusive look behind the scenes.
  • 10/07/14
    Culture and Trends

    Audi discusses mobility concepts of the future

    Audi’s second Stakeholder Forum in Berlin: The company discussed the mobility of the future with approximately 120 participants today. The interdisciplinary discussion focused on automobile connectivity with infrastructure, road users and mobile applications. The automobile manufacturer wants to further intensify the open exchange of opinions and experience with experts from the fields of business, science and politics.
  • 09/24/14

    Openly sporty: the new Audi TT Roadster and the Audi TTS Roadster

    Purity in its most beautiful form: Audi is presenting the new TT Roadster* and the TTS Roadster* at the Paris Motor Show. The compact two-seater sets new standards in design, drive, and suspension. A particular highlight in the third TT generation is the Audi virtual cockpit. For the first time, the digital instrument cluster provides all information within the driver’s field of vision – a concept that is causing a sensation. This has already led to the Audi TT’s new display and control system receiving the Car Connectivity Award and the honor of Interior Innovation of the Year at the Automotive Interiors Expo Awards.
  • 09/18/14

    Audi TT is the best networked car

    The new Audi TT* is the best networked car in Germany. This was the finding by “auto motor und sport” and CHIP magazines in their “Car Connectivity Award.” Audi connectivity services also triumphed in four other categories. The award was presented yesterday evening in Stuttgart.
  • 08/13/14

    First carmaker worldwide: Audi tests piloted driving systems in Florida

    Audi is pressing forward with the development of piloted driving. The brand with the four rings has now become the world’s first carmaker to conduct a public test on an expressway in Florida/USA.
  • 07/28/14

    Sound taken to new dimensions in Audi TT

    The new Audi TT* also demonstrates its innovativeness in the hi-fi arena. The Bang & Olufsen Sound System in the coupe uses innovative Symphoria technology for a fascinating audio experience.
  • 07/24/14

    Audi wins connectivity award

    Five first-place finishes for the four rings: Those are the results of a first-ever reader survey conducted by auto motor und sport and CHIP, in which over 42,500 readers chose the best connectivity features. The awards ceremony will be held in Stuttgart on September 17.
  • 06/26/14

    Audi brings Android and iOS into cars

    Audi is bringing the Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software platforms into cars. Major functions will be integrated into the Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) in the future.
  • 03/28/14

    Top score in U.S. crash test for Audi A3 Sedan

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) rated the Audi A3 Sedan* Top Safety Pick+. The new model is thus also one of the safest automobiles on the market in the U.S.A.
  • 12/16/13

    Audi to present own keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

    For the fourth consecutive year Audi is taking part in the world’s biggest electronics show, the International CES, which is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 7-10, 2014. During Audi’s pre-show keynote address, Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, will present his ideas for future developments in the field of electronics.
  • 12/13/13

    Audi wins award for piloted driving

    Audi is right at the forefront of developments in piloted driving – including in the eyes of the media. The editorial teams of the magazines Auto Bild and Computer Bild have now chosen the brand with the four rings as winner of their Pioneer Award in recognition of its piloted driving technology.
  • 10/28/13

    Quickly find the cheapest filling station: New service from Audi connect

    Audi is helping its customers save money when refueling. For all A3 variants and most other models, Audi connect now features an online service dubbed Fuel prices, which provides information on up-to-date prices at filling stations.
  • 07/29/13

    First to market: Audi brings the new LTE standard to the car

    Audi is the first carmaker to bring the fast LTE data transfer standard to the car with full integration. It can be ordered as an option in the Audi S3 Sportback from July, and in all other model variants of the premium compact from early November. LTE technology is very important for Audi connect, the networking of the car with the driver, the Internet and the environment.
  • 05/22/13

    Audi pilot project: Pay for parking wirelessly in Ingolstadt

    Audi is extending its Audi connect services, thus further promoting networking between car, driver and infrastructure. The trial phase for “Audi connect wireless payment” is currently getting underway in Ingolstadt. The solution allows drivers to conveniently pay for parking from their car.
  • 02/19/13

    MIT Technology Review: Audi is among the 50 most innovative companies in the world

    Every year the editors of the “MIT Technology Review” look for companies all over the world that have announced groundbreaking technologies. This year the jury put Audi on the list of “50 Disruptive Companies” in recognition of the piloted driving project it presented at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Detroit.
  • 01/28/13

    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Piloted driving will become reality this decade”

    Audi caused a sensation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas three weeks ago when it demonstrated piloted driving. Now, for the first time, the carmaker is citing a specific timescale within which the concept could hit the roads: “We are assuming that a series-built vehicle with a piloted driving function will be technically feasible this decade,” stated Audi CEO Rupert Stadler today at the 19th Handelsblatt Annual Conference in Munich.
  • 01/16/13

    Audi receives two US awards for piloted parking

    The technologies that Audi is developing for its future piloted driving system have been highly acclaimed by US experts. The “Popular Science” magazine has named the Audi system for piloted parking in parking garages “Product Of The Future.” The editorial team is thus recognizing the most significant developments presented by Audi at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 (CES) in Las Vegas.
  • 01/23/12

    Digital future: Audi at the DLD Conference

    Audi is playing a part in the DLD Conference in Munich. Representatives from industry, science and culture discuss the digital future during the three-day conference, which draws international participants.
  • 06/20/11

    Two Awards for Audi at the Telematics Update Awards 2011

    Audi has won two awards at the Telematics Update Awards 2011. The “Global OEM Infotainment Solution” award went to Audi connect: the solutions that connect Audi vehicles with the internet, the driver and nearby infrastructure. Dr. Peter Steiner, head of Infotainment Development at AUDI AG, won the “Telematics Leadership” award.
  • 02/16/11

    Audi A8 with broadband Internet connection

    Audi unveils an A8 wired for broadband with LTE technology. Developed in collaboration with Alcatel-Lucent, the car’s mobile broadband connection can transfer data faster than conventional 3G-technology and modern DSL connections.
  • 01/06/11

    Audi at CES: Connectivity Leader of the Digital Revolution in the Automobile

    Audi is hard at work on electronics systems for the automotive world of tomorrow: At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) taking place January 6–9, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Brand with the Four Rings is setting off a veritable fireworks display of innovative ideas. The broad spectrum encompasses infotainment as well as driver assistance systems for improving traffic safety and efficiency. In his keynote speech delivered at the opening of the tradeshow, Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, outlined his vision for future developments by the brand.
  • 06/14/10

    New approaches to perfect sound – Hi-fi expertise at Audi

    High-end quality for listening pleasure is a field of technology that is becoming increasingly important. Audi is taking the lead in the advancement of this technology. Audi's successful collaboration with premium suppliers Bang & Olufsen and Bose is already setting standards, and the Audi development engineers have also established broad-based proprietary know-how independent of these partnerships. Their latest project takes an entirely new technical approach – and could turn out to be the next revolution in the hi-fi sector.
  • 06/02/10

    Audi travolution: efficiently through the city

    Building highly efficient cars is one aspect of Audi’s ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ – making sure that they can be used for efficient journeys is another. The development teams at Audi see the task in its entirety, and examine the complete road traffic system. Their travolution project is a concept for a dialogue between cars and traffic signals. It reduces the amount of time spent at a standstill or accelerating, and in this way cuts the vehicles’ fuel consumption. Today, journalists and traffic planners are testing travolution on demonstration runs in Ingolstadt.

Press folders

  • 09/05/16

    TechDay Connectivity

    Intelligent networking is a key for the future of the automobile. Already a leader in this area, Audi continues to expand its lead – with the first car-to-x services from Audi connect, with new infotainment modules and the high-precision digital map from HERE for piloted driving. Audi customers will enjoy even more comfortable, safe and efficient mobility in the connected cars of tomorrow.
  • 01/06/16
    Audi MediaCenter

    CES 2016

    Audi at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas
  • 05/24/15
    Audi MediaCenter

    CES Asia 2015

    The car of tomorrow is an integral part of the networked world. At CES Asia, Audi is showing how digital features can be systematically integrated into the automobile while considering the special market requirements of Asia. Today, there is a growing focus on technology fields related to automotive electronics. Lighting technologies, infotainment and connectivity, operating and display concepts as well as driver assistance systems and piloted driving.

Basic information

  • 08/29/16

    Connectivity TechDay

    Intelligent networking is a key for the future of the automobile. Already a leader in this area, Audi continues to expand its lead – with the first car-to-x services from Audi connect, with new infotainment modules and the high-precision digital map from HERE for piloted driving. Audi customers will enjoy even more comfortable, safe and efficient mobility in the connected cars of tomorrow. *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this document.
  • 05/24/15

    Audi at CES Asia 2015

    The car of tomorrow is an integral part of the networked world. At CES Asia, Audi is showing how digital features can be systematically integrated into the automobile while considering the special market requirements of Asia. Today, there is a growing focus on technology fields related to automotive electronics. Lighting technologies, infotainment and connectivity, operating and display concepts as well as driver assistance systems and piloted driving. *The collective fuel consumption of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this Basic Info.
  • 01/08/13

    Audi presents new technologies at the CES

    Audi will be presenting its new electrics/electronics technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The show booth will be devoted to networking the car with its environment – with a particular focus on future piloted driving and mobile communications. Other show highlights include sound and lighting technologies. If you own a mobile device, you can find the specially tailored press folder here.
  • 03/08/12

    Networked mobility – Audi at CeBIT

    Audi, the leading brand in automotive infotainment, will present itself at the CeBIT in Hanover, Germany for the first time ever. Under the “Audi connect” banner, the brand will present current and future solutions for mobile IT applications at the world’s largest trade fair for information technology from March 6 to 10. The highlight at Audi’s trade-fair stand is the new A3: its modular infotainment platform represents a significant engineering breakthrough.
  • 01/10/12

    Audi at the CES 2012 in Las Vegas - intelligent networking with Audi connect

    The key word ‘Audi connect’ stands for networked mobility – it refers to a technical field in which Audi is the global leader. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the brand is presenting its current technologies and future projects. Especially interesting are the new solutions in hardware and user control in the new Audi A3.
  • 11/21/11

    Audi active safety workshop The new Audi driver assistance systems and lighting technologies

    Audi is the driving force in the area of driver assistance systems. Its development engineers are working constantly on new technologies – from the traffic jam assistant to automatic emergency braking – intended to make driving even more convenient and safe. Lighting technology, a prime Audi domain, is also a key aspect of active safety.
  • 01/06/11

    Connected cars for a connected world – Audi extends its lead in connected mobility

    Audi is developing the infotainment technologies of the future. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the brand with the four rings gives an insight into its broad portfolio of ideas. These include the subject areas of operation and display as well as the architecture of infotainment modules, along with trendsetting hardware and software concepts. For many developments Audi is pinning its faith on a strong partner – the chip specialist NVIDIA.

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