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2013-02-24 23:03:46

MyPerfectAutomobile has a website update which examines Toyota Racing Team´s preparations for the upcoming season, and analyzes Volkswagen´s decision to produce the XL1 hybrid vehicle. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 Toyota Racing Team Prepares for Le Mans This week, Toyota Racing took the wraps off its latest version of the now famous TS030 hybrid race car, set to carry the team in a hotly contested 24 Hours of Le Mans event in 2013. Unlike last season, when the team got...

Drive A Car With An iPad? Sure, Why Not?
2013-02-15 18:28:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There's an app for almost everything, and to add weight to that argument, a new technology is coming out that allows you to drive a car with an iPad. Oxford University scientists say the technology could be installed in mainstream cars within the next 15 years. The team unveiled an adapted Nissan Leaf with built-in lasers and cameras to allow the car to be driven via an iPad. The project leader, professor Paul Newman, of...


Latest Audi Reference Libraries

Autonomous Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

An autonomous car is a vehicle that is able to move without a driver. Theses vehicles are classified as a self-driving car or a robotic car capable of transporting passengers without the aid of a human driver. Instead of human input, these vehicles use sensors like radar, lidar, GPS and computers to navigate. These systems sense the surroundings, determine obstacles within their path, use maps to determine a route to take. They also keep track of the position the vehicle is and can...

KTM X-Bow
2013-11-03 13:47:51

The KTM X-Bow (crossbow) is a lightweight sports car produced for road and race use by KTM, an Austrian motorcycle manufacturer. It is the first car manufactured by the company and was shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 2008. It was also award Top Gear’s 2008 Sports Car of the Year The development of the X-Bow came from KTM and a partnership with Kiska Design, Audi, and Dallara. Production of 500 vehicles per year was planned, but due to high demand, 1,000 per year were built as well as...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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