Audi’s connected mobility
At Auto China 2016 in Beijing, Audi presented the Audi connected mobility concept, a concept car based on the Audi Q3.
At Auto China 2016 in Beijing, Audi presented the Audi connected mobility concept, a concept car based on the Audi Q3. The concept offers sporty and multi-functional mobility for megacities with dense traffic and road restrictions. An electrically powered multifunctional longboard, measuring 1.05 meters in length, is integrated into the rear bumper of the car for convenient storage and removal.
The car’s infotainment system is linked to the smartphone calendar of the user. Based on the destination and planned arrival time, the system will calculate the fastest mobility mix based on real-time traffic data. In case the longboard option is faster, the system will recommend a parking space nearby so that the driver may continue the commute to the destination with the electric board.
The multi-functional longboard has a battery range of more than 12 kilometers and reaches a maximum speed of 30 km/h. The board can be utilised in three riding modes; scooter mode with handle bar, the phone is conveniently clipped to the unfolded handlebar to display directions; handlebar folded down in “sport mode”, the rider controls the speed via remote control in his hand; in the third mode, the board serves as a transport device for luggage or shopping bags, connected wirelessly to a smartphone or smart-watch, the board automatically follows its owner.