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Efficiency-Technologies

For Audi, efficiency is the sum of numerous individual steps all leading to one major goal: the combination of low fuel consumption with comfort and an enjoyable driving experience. From the further development of innovative engine technologies to high-efficiency drive train and transmission components, intelligent lightweight body construction to low-drag aerodynamics, the engineers at Audi are working hard on every component and system in the vehicle to reduce consumption and emissions. But there are still many other variables to consider. The efficiency of the auxiliaries, optimizing the rolling resistance of the tires, intelligent energy management and modern, comprehensively networked driver assistance systems also play a significant role here.

Press Releases

  • 08/23/17
    Company

    Audi models with a solar roof: Car manufacturer cooperates with Hanergy

    Thin-film solar cells in panoramic glass roofs of Audi models: Audi and Alta Devices, a subsidiary of the Chinese solar-cell specialist, Hanergy, are working together on this development project. With this cooperation, the partners aim to generate solar energy to increase the range of electric vehicles. The first prototype is to be built by the end of 2017.
  • 06/08/17
    Technology

    Looking ahead to the new Audi A8: More voltage for enhanced efficiency

    The new Audi A8 is advancing electrification on a broad front. In the next model generation, the flagship will for the first time feature an electrified powertrain as standard. To that end, the combustion engines will be equipped with mild hybrid technology. What this means for the customer is refined running and enhanced performance, coupled with greater efficiency. The basis is the 48-volt electrical system, which features for the first time in the new Audi A8 as the primary electrical system.
  • 08/10/16
    Technology

    The innovative shock absorber system from Audi: New technology saves fuel and enhances comfort

    In the mobility of the future, the recuperation of energy plays an increasingly important role, including in a car’s suspension. Audi is working on a prototype called “eROT,” in which electromechanical rotary dampers replace the hydraulic dampers used today for an even more comfortable ride.

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