Hockenheim (Germany)

Type: City
Name: Hockenheim (Germany)
Country: Germany
Latitude: 49.330002
Longitude: 8.55
population: 20,814
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Driverless Audi RS 7

If you could change one thing about, say, Formula 1, what would that be? How about replacing the whining, diva drivers with ones and noughts? Wouldn’t we all like that… And Audi agrees. The Ingolstadt carmaker placed an Audi 
RS 7 on the Hockenheim grid ... [Published Wheels - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: Audi Driverless Car Rips Through Racetrack

On October 19 race fans at the Hockenheimring in Hockenheim, Germany, were treated to a vision of the future. At speeds up to 150 mph, an Audi RS 7 skillfully navigated the renowned racetrack without any human at the controls. Termed "piloted driving" by ... [Published Government Technology US - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

An Audi RS 7 hits racing speed without a human

Audi calls it “Vorsprung”, German for “head start”, but it may be better translated as, “Audi just trumped all other autonomous car tests.”Because while its competitors have sent their prototypes inching down the lane, Audi did the opposite. The threw ... [Published Autonet.ca - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Watch Audi's Self-Driving Car Break a Speed Record | News & Opinion

Audi's RS-7 concept car[1] topped 149 miles per hour on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim, Germany over the weekend, making it the fastest autonomous car on the planet, according to the automaker. It took the vehicle just over two minutes to complete ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Audi breaks world speed record for a self-driving car

German car manufacturer Audi claims that its RS7 vehicle reached speeds of 149mph, breaking the speed record for a self-driving car.The uncrewed car took just over two minutes to complete a lap of the Hockenheim racing circuit in south-west Germany.Read ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Driverless Audi RS7 races at Hockenheim

• Audi sets standards for driverless cars• Audi RS7 concept at Hockenheim• Research to continue into piloted driving.INGOLSTAD, Germany - At the DTM (German Touring Cars) season finale in Germany, Audi demonstrated its next step in driverless technology ... [Published Wheels24 - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

See Audi’s RS 7 concept spend some time on Hockenheim without a driver

[embedded content]We honestly can’t wait for cars that are able to (safely) drive themselves and the various car manufacturers are certainly attempting to oblige us with more impressive demonstrations of the autonomous vehicles being seen all the time. ... [Published Stuff.co.za - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Autonomous Audi blitzes Hockenheim

Hockenheim, Germany - A lap of the Hockenheimring is only 4.574km - hardly a great distance in term of automotive progress. Yet on Sunday 19 October it represented a giant leap forward for autonomous driving - the first lap of a Grand Prix circuit at ... [Published IOL - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Driverless Audi RS 7 Demo

)An Audi RS 7 has completed a lap of the Hockenheim Grand Prix track in Germany in slightly more than two minutes. For reasons of its own, Audi hasn't confirmed exactly what the time was, but this is less interesting than the fact that no one was driving ... [Published CARkeys - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Audi RS 7 driverless concept car showcased in Germany

Audi RS 7 concept car has been showcased at the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim in Germany. ... [Published Automotive Business Review - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

[In-Car Tech] Autonomous Audi RS 7 races around Hockenheimring

An Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept races around Hockenheimring in Germany Sunday, Oct. 19. (Photo courtesy Audi AG)We told you it would happen : An autonomous Audi RS 7 raced around Hockenheimring at full speed today in Germany — with no driver on- ... [Published Technology Tell - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 4 reports

Audi’s self-driving RS 7 gets ready for a Hockenheim hot lap

Self-driving cars are supposed to bring a new level of safety and efficiency to the road, but Audi wants to prove that they can handle a track, too.The carmaker will let a self-driving RS 7 prototype loose on Germany’s Hockenheimring this Sunday, during ... [Published Digital Trends - Oct 13 2014]

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...packaging innovation and expertise to our combined customers," added Ralf Weidenhammer, managing director for Weidenhammer Packaging Group. "After almost 60 years of successful business operations, we are convinced that the merger with Sonoco will open up new opportunities for our business, our customers and [our] partners, as well as to our employees."
...skills of our development team with regard to piloted driving at Audi," said Ulrich Hackenberg, board member for technical development at Audi AG. "The derivations from series production, particularly in terms of precision and performance, are of value for our further development steps."
"At the end of the day yes of course, it will be bad publicity when they crash, but we have to make them as good as we can" said Moser, who said the technology would change the automotive landscape forever and concurred that Volvo's goal of building fatality-free cars by 2020...
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Sonoco Signs Agreement to Acquire Weidenhammer ... [Published Print + Promo - Oct 25 2014]
Driverless Audi RS 7 [Published Wheels - Oct 23 2014]
Watch: Audi Driverless Car Rips Through Racetrack [Published Government Technology US - Oct 23 2014]
TECHNOLOGY: Taking a hands-off attitude in Germany [Published BDlive - Oct 23 2014]
Audi robot car faster than a human [Published Motoring Research - Oct 22 2014]
Next-gen Audi A8 drives better than you [Published Motoring.com.au - Oct 22 2014]
Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, Hockenheim Day... [Published Journal-News - Oct 22 2014]
Watch Audi's Self-Driving Car Break a Speed Rec... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
An Audi RS 7 hits racing speed without a human [Published Autonet.ca - Oct 21 2014]
Watch Audi's Self-Driving Car Break a Speed Record [Published PC Magazine - Oct 21 2014]
Audi breaks world speed record for a self-drivi... [Published ITProPortal.com - Oct 21 2014]
See Audi’s RS 7 concept spend some time on Hock... [Published Stuff.co.za - Oct 21 2014]
Driverless Audi RS7 races at Hockenheim [Published Wheels24 - Oct 21 2014]
Outraced by a robot: Watch Audi’s autonomous RS... [Published Digital Trends - Oct 20 2014]
Autonomous Audi blitzes Hockenheim [Published IOL - Oct 20 2014]
Driverless Audi RS 7 Demo [Published CARkeys - Oct 20 2014]
Audi RS 7 driverless concept car showcased in G... [Published Automotive Business Review - Oct 20 2014]
A hot lap in Audi’s self-driving car [Published BBC Top Gear India - Oct 20 2014]
[In-Car Tech] Autonomous Audi RS 7 races around... [Published Technology Tell - Oct 19 2014]
Audi Robotic Racecar Relies on GPS [Published Spectrum Online - Oct 17 2014]
Audi Robotic Racecar Relies on GPS [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 17 2014]
Driverless RS 7 fast-tracking into the future [Published Car Point - Oct 17 2014]
Autonomous Car Future Draws Closer [Published Daily Car Blog - Oct 16 2014]
Audi to show off autonomous tech [Published Car Enthusiast - Oct 15 2014]
Audi’s self-driving RS 7 prototype uses GPS and... [Published Digital Trends - Oct 15 2014]
No driver as Audi laps Hockenheim [Published Dealer Update - Oct 14 2014]
Video: Audi RS 7 to lap Hockenheim at up to 149... [Published Sunday Times Driving - Oct 14 2014]
Audi Takes to the Race Track With the Sportiest... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Oct 14 2014]
Autonomous Audi RS7 to lap Hockenheim at race pace [Published KelleyBlueBook.com - Oct 14 2014]
Driverless Audi to race at 150mph [Published WhatGreenCar - Oct 13 2014]
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Audi Robotic Racecar Relies on GPS [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 17 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: Audi This weekend Audi will show off its self-driving technology under what would seem to be the most challenging conditions imaginable: a race track. Yet despite the high speeds involved, the ...
Audi Takes to the Race Track With the Sportiest... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Oct 14 2014]
INGOLSTADT and HOCKENHEIM, Germany, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Audi has developed the world's sportiest piloted driving car. At the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) season finale, the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car will demonstrate its ...
FIFA Pisses Away Free Advertising By Banning F1... [Published Techdirt - Aug 05 2014]
FIFA, the soccer/futbol/whatever organization that theoretically runs a sporting operation sure seems to actually be some kind of steroid-taking IP lawyer in practice instead. Much like the method by which the Olympics does their business, FIFA has ...
Lamborghini Accademia heading to Laguna Seca [Published Autoblog - Aug 02 2014]
Filed under: Performance , Supercars , Lamborghini If you want to learn how to get the most out of your Lambo, who better to teach you than Lamborghini itself. That's why the Bolognese automaker has launched the Lamborghini Accademia. Developed ...
The fastest lap: Hockenheim [Published CNN.com - Video - Jul 11 2014]
F1 driver, Nico Hulkenberg talks you through a lap of Germany's Hockeheim circuit. ...
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