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    Harman and AT&T launch Spark device to connect older cars


    Image: AT&T The Harman Spark connected-car device is being offered to drivers in the US to enable location-based services, a 4G LTE wifi hotspot for up to eight devices, remote diagnostics, emergency crash assistance, in-app payments, geofencing, remote monitoring of the vehicle, parking reservations and more. It is marketed ...

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    Audi signs MOU with Huawei for connected car and digitalization cooperation


    Image: Audi Audi has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese information and telecoms company Huawei for a strategic cooperation covering intelligent connected vehicles, the advancement of automated driving, and the digitalization of in-car services. It points to the intensive research and development needed to develop a high-quality, stable ...

  • audi.automotiveIT

    Audi to offer Baidu CarLife connectivity in China


    Audi will offer fast LTE connectivity with Baidu CarLife in China (Photo: Audi) Audi will adopt a smartphone connectivity system from Baidu in China to capitalize on the popularity of the country's biggest internet search engine. The German premium car maker said Baidu CarLife, as the system is called, ...

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    AT&T to provide 4G to Audi A3 in US


    A3 owners can add LTE for the car to their AT&T data plan (Photo: Audi) LAS VEGAS - AT&T, capitalizing on its large mobile network, will provide  4G LTE connectivity to Audi's new A3 in the US. The telecommunications group, which made the announcement at the CES consumer ...

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    With S3 Sportback, Audi claims LTE 1st


    LTE gives Audi drivers and passengers more connected options (Photo: Audi) Audi said its new S3 Sportback is the first production car to fully integrate the LTE data standards. The German premium carmaker said LTE or 4G as it is also known is now avaialable in the model and ...

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    Audi tests Sierra Wireless LTE modules


    Audi is using Sierra Wireless Airprime embedded wireless modules to test a new LTE-based infotainment system. Audi is testing the new LTE mobile communication standard with a long-wheelbase A8 model (Photo: Audi) Sierra Wireless said Audi's infotainment system is still in the development an testing phase. The premium car maker ...

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    AutomotiveIT test-drives the LTE-equipped Audi A8


    Audi is testing the new LTE mobile communication standard with a long-wheelbase A8 model (Photo: Audi) Carmakers are increasing their efforts to improve car connectivity through the introduction of LTE. The new standard, which is set to increase the speed and capacity of mobile communications, is still in the trial ...

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    automotiveDAY: Audi’s Strotbek sees car as “part of internet”


    Audi board member Strotbek predicted a big new push for in-car services once LTE starts (Photo: automotiveIT) HANOVER ”“ Audi on Thursday reaffirmed its vision of ever more integration between the automotive and IT industries. “We’re not just bringing the internet into the car, we’re bringing the car into the ...

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    Harman shows LTE connectivity platform


    Harman expects the new LTE or 4G mobile communications standard to grow (Photo: Harman) MUNICH -- Next-generation mobile connectivity, also known as LTE or 4G, is only just getting underway, but infotainment specialist Harman is showing how the new technology can improve connections to and from the car. At a ...

  • audi cebit.automotiveIT

    CeBIT: Audi to present connected-car solutions


    Audi is planning a sizeable presence at the upcoming CeBIT IT fair, insiders say. The German premium car maker, a member of the Volkswagen Group, will have its own stand at the high-tech trade show, which is held in Hanover March 6-10. Audi will showcase its Audi connect vehicle networking ...