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Automated driving at a new level: the Audi AI traffic jam pilot

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Audi AI traffic jam pilot in the new Audi A8
  • Audi AI traffic jam pilot drives automatically up to 60 km/h (37.3 mph) in traffic jam and nose-to-tail traffic
  • Journalists experience the system in real conditions in the new Audi A8
  • Gradual market introduction depending on legal situation 

The Audi AI traffic jam pilot is the world’s first system that enables SAE level 3 conditional automation. Audi presents the innovation in the new A8, which handles the task of driving in traffic jam or slow-moving highway traffic up to 60 km/h (37.3 mph). With traffic jam pilot engaged, drivers no longer need to continuously monitor the vehicle and the road. They must merely remain alert and capable of taking over the task of driving when the system prompts them to do so. National and international journalists are currently experiencing the Audi Audi AI traffic jam pilot in real conditions in and around Düsseldorf – one of Germany’s highly congested regions.

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