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The startup that’s challenging Amazon’s cloud with a controversial new software license is now worth $2.5 billion (AMZN)

On Wednesday, the streaming data analytics startup Confluent announced it had closed $125 million in new funding — a deal valuing the company at $2.5 billion. Late last year, Confluent introduced a new software license to take a stand against cloud giants like Amazon taking free software and offering it from their cloud for profit. That announcement came shortly after Amazon Web Services said it would go head-to-head with Confluent by offering a service based on Apache Kafka — the popular op...
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Union at Audi plant in Hungary to hold week-long strike

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A union of autoworkers at a plant in Hungary of German carmaker Audi says it will launch a week-long strike after unsuccessful negotiations over wages and benefits with the company.The strike to begin Thursday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Budapest, Hungary, Audi, Hungary AP

Virgin not that surprised to be leading FE powertrain supplier Audi

Virgin Racing boss Sylvain Filippi says he is "not that surprised" his team is currently ahead of the works Audi squad in the ABB FIA Formula E standings
Tags: Sport, Virgin, Audi, FE, Autosport, Sylvain Filippi

79 International Hahnenkamm Race (Kitzbühel, Tirol, Austria)

The 79 International Hahnenkamm Race is one of the highlights of the ski racing season. From Friday 25th until Sunday 27th, January 2019 Kitzbühel will host three events of the Men's Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Super G, the famous Downhill on the Streif one of the most demanding runs of the FIS downhill calendar, and a Slalom. With a total prize money purse of 550,000 Euros and nearly 80,000 spectators expected during the weekend, the Hahnenkanmm races are by known as the most prestigious du...
Tags: Sport, Cnn, Austria, Skiing, Monaco, Audi, Tirol, Fis, Kitzbuhel, Downhill, Streif, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Club 5+ Alpine Classics, Gerald Salmina, International Hahnenkamm Race

Armed Robbers Targeting Goose Down Coat Wearers

Reminds me of kids getting robbed for the Nike Air Jordan Basketball Shoes. Cops say armed robbers are using expensive Canada Goose coats to target victims Yahoo Lifestyle Hope Schreiber While a Canada Goose coat might keep Chicago residents warm during the long, cold days of winter, it won’t necessarily keep them safe. NBC Chicago reports that armed robbers are using the iconic jackets with their distinct patches and fur-lined hoods ...
Tags: Nbc, Chicago, Weapon, Audi, Urban Survival, NBC Chicago, Canada Goose, Nike Air Jordan Basketball Shoes, Lasalle II Magnet School, Janine Wilkin, Jen Kripas

Tesla Model 3 Is Heading To Europe

The Tesla Model 3 has cleared its last regulatory hurdle in Europe and will soon go on sale in the continent home to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. "Deliveries should start in February for the Long Range Battery version of the midsize sedan -- the same variant first sold in the U.S. -- according to Tesla, after Dutch vehicle authority RDW issued the OK," reports Bloomberg. From the report: The European launch is crucial for Tesla as it navigates what Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk called a "ve...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, China, Germany, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Bmw, Audi, Musk, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen AG, Tesla Model, Audi BMW, Palo Alto California, Audi Tesla

2020 Kia Telluride: The South Korean Range Rover

2020 Kia Telluride debuts at the North American International Auto Show. The Telluride is a luxurious and rugged family SUV with seating for eight. The 3.8-liter GDI V6 motor can tow 5,000 lbs. All-wheel drive is available. Well, look what we have here. The 2020 Kia Telluride. I and the rest of the guys here at Automoblog got our first glimpse of the Telluride during the 2018 New York Fashion Week. It graced Brandon Maxwell’s Texas-inspired fashion collection, so it naturally came with rugged ...
Tags: Texas, Power, United States, Autos, Rob Gronkowski, Tom Brady, Audi, Hyundai, Kia, Telluride, Irvine California, Kia Telluride, Palisade, Kia Motors America, Car News, Brandon Maxwell

Vincent Kriechmayr Wins the ‪Lauberhorn‬ ‪Downhill‬ in Wengen

Austrian Vincent Kriechmayr played the role of the spoiler in today’s downhill race in Wengen (SUI), edging Swiss hero Beat Feuz by a mere 0.14 seconds to claim his first downhill victory of the 2018-19 Audi FIS World Cup season.Third place went to Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde, who continued to build his reputation as the up-and-coming Attacking Viking. Coming down with bib 17, he finished just 0.26 off the winning pace, knocking teammate Aksel Lund Svindal off the podium and into fourth pla...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Norway, Audi, Fis, Downhill, Aksel Lund Svindal, Wengen, Feuz, Grindelwald, Kilde, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region, Ski Paradise

Clement Noel Wins Wengen Slalom

France’s Clement Noel is having a great start to 2019. After earning his first career podium, taking second place in last week’s Adelboden slalom, he followed up with his first career victory today in the Wengen slalom, relegating the Austrian duo of Manuel Feller and Marcel Hirscher to the lower steps on the podium.The 21-year-old Frenchman led the field after the first run 0.47 ahead of Feller. Hirscher had an uncharacteristic showing in the first run, ending nearly a second off the winning...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Audi, Fis, Noël, Marcel Hirscher, Wengen, Hirscher, Grindelwald, Feller, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, International Lauberhorn, Jungfrau Region

Starworks Audi R8 to run in classic 90 quattro retro livery

One of the most beloved IMSA racecars of the past 30 years, the Audi 90 quattro, will be paid homage in next week’s Rolex 24 at Daytona by Starworks, who will run its GT Daytona class R8 in similar colors.
Tags: News, Audi, Starworks, Daytona, IMSA, Starworks Audi

Germany Engineering Firm Pleads Guilty to Involvement in VW Emissions Scandal

IAV GmbH, the German engineering company co-owned by Volkswagen Group, plead guilty to a felony count of conspiracy in a U.S. District Court on Friday, to the surprise of absolutely no one. Last month, authorities said the firm had already agreed to a guilty plea and multi-million-dollar fine for its role in helping Volkswagen Group develop […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Germany, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Audi, Industry News, Dieselgate, U S District Court, Volkswagen Group, News Blog, Diesel Emissions, Diesel Emissions Scandal, IAV, Defeat Device, Hot Legal Action, Illegal Software

Bringing Design to CES: A Look at Audi’s Booth Design

At an event where products take center stage, an excellent booth can steal the show Audi first decided to present at the Consumer Electronics Show eight years ago, and was the first auto manufacturer to do so. This year at the show the entire North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center was dedicated to automotive, with many brands choosing to exhibit there over the flagship …
Tags: Design, Interviews, Ces, Audi, Consumer Electronics Show, Booth, Booth Design, CES 2019, North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center

Tesla to cut 3,100 jobs as Musk sees ‘difficult’ road ahead

Elon Musk is cutting Tesla Inc.’s workforce by 7 percent — or more than 3,000 jobs — warning that the “road ahead is very difficult” in making electric cars more affordable for the mass market. Tesla shares fell as much as 7.7 percent shortly after the start of regular trading. Musk wrote in a blog post that the Palo Alto-based company managed to eke out a profit in the final three months of 2018, though narrower than the hard-won third-quarter earnings it reported in October. Tesla is under pre...
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Union holds two-hour warning strike at Audi plant in Hungary

GYOR, Hungary (AP) — Some 4,000 workers held a warning strike at Audi's manufacturing plant in Hungary, demanding higher wages and other benefits from the German carmaker.Union leader Sandor Nemeth said that Friday's two-hour work... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Hungary, Union, Audi, GYOR Hungary AP, Sandor Nemeth

U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception

Four men tasked with developing a very dirty diesel engine for use in Audi vehicles have been indicted by a U.S. grand jury. The four, including the head of Audi’s Diesel Engine Development department, face charges of wire fraud, violation of the Clean Air Act, and conspiracy, all stemming from the development of an engine that […] The post U.S. Indicts Four Audi Managers for Diesel Deception appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, Law And Order, Audi, Diesel, Crime And Punishment, News Blog, Diesel Emissions Scandal, Audi Managers for Diesel Deception, Audi s Diesel Engine Development

EU digital radio rules in spotlight at Brussels Motor Show

Policy makers, broadcasters and car makers are gathering at the Brussels Motor Show this evening to raise awareness of new EU rules requiring all new car radios to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio within two years. The European Electronic Communications Code (EECC) entered into force on 20 December 2018. EU Member States have two years from this date to transpose the code into national legislation. The EECC states that “any car radio receiver integrated in a new vehicle avail...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Eu, Radio, Italy, Netherlands, Audi, Digital Radio, Dab, Ebu, Audi AG, MMI, Brussels Motor Show, Germany UK, Hybrid Radio

4 Audi Managers Were Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury in an Emissions Cheating Case

They are accused of rigging vehicles with illegal software to pass emissions tests
Tags: Crime, News, Uncategorized, Audi, Overnight, Onetime

U.S. grand jury indicts four Audi managers in VW emissions probe

A federal grand jury in Detroit on Thursday indicted four managers at Volkswagen AG's luxury Audi unit as part of the U.S. government's investigation into the German automaker's diesel emissions cheating scandal, according to court documents.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Audi, Detroit, Volkswagen AG

Grand jury charges 4 Audi managers in emissions case

DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted four Audi engineering managers from Germany in a widening diesel emissions cheating scandal. Richard Bauder, Axel Eiser, Stefan Knirsch and Carsten Nagel were named in a 12-count indictment alleging conspiracy, wire fraud and violations of the Clean Air Act. The indictment alleges the men […]
Tags: Business, News, Germany, Ap, Nation, Audi, Detroit, Richard Bauder Axel Eiser Stefan Knirsch, Carsten Nagel

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Pricing Puts Audi On Notice

Mercedes-Benz has announced pricing for its new A-Class sedan while throwing the gauntlet Audi’s way. The 2019 A220 starts at $32,500, which happens to be the exact cost of a base A3. The cars even share an identical $995 destination fee. Considering both models feature 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engines producing 188 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque, we […] The post Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Pricing Puts Audi On Notice appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Audi, Mercedes Benz, New Cars, Pricing, Daimler, News Blog, Mercedes-benz Cla, Mercedes-Benz A-Class, A Class, Entry Level Luxury, MFA2, A220

Electric Mobility Innovation at CES 2019

Beyond cars, some of our favorite one- and two-wheel vehicles At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the attendees were hovering, around many major car brands’ electric vehicles and the numerous future-fantasy aircrafts on show. Audi and Mercedes-Benz unveiled theirs, while Nissan debuted a revision of an earlier debut, and Bell collaborated with Uber. But, some of the most practical innovations on exhibition this year plan to solve …
Tags: Design, Tech, Ces, Bikes, Scooters, Electric Vehicles, Mobility, Segway, Bmw, Audi, Nissan, Harley Davidson, Bell, Yamaha, Mercedes Benz, Personal Mobility

Media companies are embracing voice assistants, but worry they're giving up too much control to Amazon and Google

Dear Readers, After a short hiatus, we're back! Welcome to the first edition of BI’s new Advertising and Media Insider newsletter. We’ve replaced our daily digest with a weekly version that publishes every Wednesday and will go deeper into the big stories we’ve been following. We’ll play around with the format, so let me know what you like/don’t like at [email protected] If you’re new to the newsletter, you can sign up here. Voice is primed take off You didn’t have to be at CES to kn...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Putin, US, Trends, Netflix, Ford, New York Times, Nbcuniversal, The Times, Audi, Hulu, Voice, Mustang, United Airlines, Rubrik

Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.

Volkswagen AG said on Monday it was investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and scheduled a briefing with Ford Motor Co for Tuesday on their efforts to forge a global alliance. The German automaker said in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show that it was adding 1,000 jobs at the Chattanooga plant and that electric vehicle production there would begin in 2022. Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess said the company was considering bui...
Tags: News, United States, Volkswagen, Audi, Chattanooga, Detroit Auto Show, CHATTANOOGA Tennessee, Ford Motor Co, Volkswagen AG, Herbert Diess

BTCC champions Shedden and Neal reunite in Bathurst 12 Hour Audi

Three-time British Touring Car champions Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden will race alongside each other again when they share an Audi R8 LMS at next month's Bathurst 12 Hou
Tags: Sport, Audi, Bathurst, LMS, Neal, Shedden, Gordon Shedden, Matt Neal, Gt, Autosport

VW Investing $800 Million In Tennessee Factory To Make Next-Gen Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen will spend $800 million to expand a U.S. factory that will produce the automaker's next generation of electric vehicles. "The factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. will be the company's North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles," reports TechCrunch. "The expansion is expected to create 1,000 jobs at the plant." From the report: VW's Chattanooga expansion is just a piece of the automaker's broader plan to move away from diesel in the wake of the emissions cheating scandal that er...
Tags: America, Tech, Vw, Tennessee, Volkswagen, Audi, Chattanooga, North American International Auto Show, VW Group, Chattanooga Tenn, Volkswagen of America

We join Audi live on Engadget's stage to talk the future of in-car entertainment

Filed under: Toys/Games,TV/Movies,CES,Audi Audi partnered with Disney on a new project.Continue reading We join Audi live on Engadget's stage to talk the future of in-car entertainment We join Audi live on Engadget's stage to talk the future of in-car entertainment originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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The graceful QX Inspiration Concept previews Infiniti’s electric lineup

Today at the North American International Auto Show held in Detroit, MI, Infiniti revealed its latest electric concept vehicle. Called the QX Inspiration Concept, this crossover is a preview of what’s to come from Infiniti. The concept is built on Infiniti’s upcoming EV platform that will reportedly be used in all of Infiniti’s initial electric vehicles. This concept is about the size of the BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLC and Infiniti’s QX50. And for good reason. That size is a proven winner with ...
Tags: Tech, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Jaguar, Infiniti, Audi, Detroit, Mercedes Benz GLC

The new Cadillac XT6 SUV proves that Caddy is becoming GM's most important brand (GM)

Cadillac revealed its three-row XT6 luxury SUV at the 2019 Detroit auto show. GM's luxury brand is in the midst of a reinvention. The Cadillac XT6 will joining the XT4 and XT5 in a lineup of competitive SUVs aimed at BMW, Mercedes, and Audi. DETROIT — On Sunday, Cadillac revealed the all-new XT6 crossover SUV before media previews officially kicked off at the 2019 Detroit auto show. The much-anticipated three-row SUV proves that Cadillac has, for the moment, become GM's most important brand. ...
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VW investing $800M in Tennessee factory to make next-generation electric vehicles

Volkswagen will spend $800 million to expand a U.S. factory that will produce the automaker’s next generation of electric vehicles. The factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. will be the company’s North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles, VW CEO Dr. Herbert Diess said during a presentation at the Detroit Auto Show on Monday. The expansion is expected to create 1,000 jobs at the plant. VW’s Chattanooga expansion is just a piece of the automaker’s broader plan to move away from diesel in the...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Europe, China, Germany, Cars, US, America, Tech, Ceo, Automotive, United States, Vw, Tennessee, Transport, Manufacturing, Volkswagen

Marrakech Formula E: Muller tops rookie test for second year in row

Audi's Nico Muller topped the ABB FIA Formula E rookie test in Marrakech ahead of DS Techeetah's James Rossiter and Dragon driver Antonio Fuoco
Tags: Sport, Audi, Marrakech, Abb, Müller, FE, James Rossiter, Nico Muller, Autosport