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The 12 most amazing concept cars from this year’s Geneva Motor Show

By on March 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

The 12 most amazing concept cars from this year’s Geneva Motor Show

For car lovers around the world, the annual International Geneva Motor Show is one of the most exciting and important events of the year. Many automakers use the event to show off the most exciting innovations they have to offer, and while the concepts on display in Switzerland each March don’t always become available to the public in the years that follow, they often give us a good idea of where things in the industry are headed down the road.

And as is always the case, it’s just good old-fashioned fun to check out all of the crazy concept cars on display at the show every year. More →

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Audi Laser Headlights

Video: Here’s how Audi’s incredible new laser headlights work

By on January 28, 2014 at 1:14 PM.

Video: Here’s how Audi’s incredible new laser headlights work

Earlier this month at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Audi showed off an amazing new laser headlight system that one-ups the standard high-intensity discharge lamps found on many modern automobiles. The new headlight system, which was showcased on Audi’s Sport Quattro concept car, uses a blue laser instead of a standard bulb to cast light that Audi says can illuminate the road for a distance of more than 1,600 feet in front of a driver. Audi also stated that its new laser high-beams have twice the light range and three times the luminosity of LED high-beam headlights — but as great as that all sounds, how exactly does it work? More →

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Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept

Video: Audi unveils amazing new Laserlight advanced headlights system

By on January 7, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

Video: Audi unveils amazing new Laserlight advanced headlights system

Audi at CES 2014 unveiled its Sport quattro Laserlight concept based on the classic 1983 Sport quattro, but filled with plenty of new tech innovations. The dual laser headlights may be the car’s most interesting feature, at least from a tech perspective, being described by an exec as Audi’s “technological spearhead” during the company’s press event. The laser diodes are said to illuminate the road for a distance of up to 500 meters, with the high-beam having twice the light range and three times the luminosity of LED high-beam lights. The software can manage LED lights individually in order for oncoming cars to not be affected by the Sport quattro’s Laserlight system. More →

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