Audi

    • Audi to join Mercedes, BMW development alliance

      Audi to join Mercedes, BMW development alliance

      Audi is set to join an alliance with rivals Daimler and BMW to develop advanced driving assistance systems, German weekly Wirtschaftswoche said on Thursday. According to the newspaper, Audi, a unit of Volkswagen will announce the alliance at the Frankfurt auto show in early September.

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    • Audi in drive to cut costs by $17bn

      Audi in drive to cut costs by $17bn

      Volkswagen's premium brand Audi wants to cut costs by $17bn by 2022, a German business magazine reported on Thursday, citing Audi executives. According to the information, the cost cuts are aimed at help helping finance projects such as a shift to electromobility at Audi, but they will as well result in a 3 percent decrease in Audi's staff per year, or around 14,000 jobs by 2024.

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    • Audi to use AI to optimise quality probes

      Audi to use AI to optimise quality probes

      Due to the increasingly sophisticated design of its cars and the high quality standards at Audi, currently the company inspects all components directly after production in the press shop. In addition to visual inspection by employees, several small cameras are installed directly in the presses. They evaluate the captured images with the help of image-recognition software. This process, however will soon be replaced by an machine learning procedure.

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    • Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EQ electric model

      Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EQ electric model

      Mercedes-Benz unveils today its much-anticipated electric SUV, marking the start of a German onslaught against Tesla’s dominance of the market for premium battery cars. The launch event for the Mercedes EQC, created by Mercedes-Benz‘s electric sub-brand EQ, is set to take place in Stockholm - as known as the European capital with, probably, the greatest startup scene and green credentials. It will be the centrepiece of a three-day event that features DJ sets and yoga with a YouTube star - almost literally bending over backwards to telegraph 21st-century kudos.

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