December 8, 2013

Moving Forward

Audi A3 to have 4G connectivity; SAIC's ant inspiration nets award



Audi A3 to get 4G
When the 2015 Audi A3 (shown) hits showrooms next spring, it will feature 4G LTE service. The new technology will allow for smoother renderings of the Google Earth and Google Street View features that come with Audi's MMI Navigation plus. The connectivity will also provide faster downloads and high-definition video streaming for up to eight devices used by passengers over the in-vehicle Wi-Fi hot spot.
NWautos staff



Design inspired by ant
Using the ant's body as inspiration, SAIC Motor developed the winning entry in the L.A. Auto Show Design Challenge. Eight other auto design studios entered the competition, themed "Biomimicry & Mobility 2025 -- Nature's Answer to Human Challenges." SAIC's "Mobiliant" single-seat car for urban public transit best represented mimicking a sustainable solution, the judges said..
NWautos staff


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