Audi has presented R8 e-tron sportscar with the autopilot

September 21, 2015 at 16:26

At the Consumer Electronics Show CES in Shanghai Audi has presented a concept car with the fastest system of autonomous control. Novelty is based on the coupe electric R8 e-tron. Autopilot receives information from the laser scanners, cameras and ultrasonic sensors.

Audi R8 e-tron picture

Audi R8 e-tron pics

In addition to the system of independent control, to R8 e-tron Germans demonstrated a new charger, called the Combined Charging System (CCS). Because of her time to fully charge the electric vehicle was reduced to 2 hours and to replenish the batteries can be used as a permanent and alternating current. Cruising on a single charge is 450 kilometers.

Audi R8 e-tron pics

Audi R8 e-tron image

The system of autonomous control appears on the serial Audi in 2017. Earlier it was announced that a new generation A8, equipped with an autopilot, can go without a driver at a speed not exceeding 60 kilometers per hour. Electronics is able to change lanes, slow down, turn on the turn signals and look for a parking place.

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