This animation illustrates how Volvo over time will centralise computing. In today’s cars, software runs in individual electronic control units. In the next generation Volvo cars, the company will centralise computing into three main computers that will run a large part of the software while enabling greater flexibility and faster development. In the next technology upgrade, Volvo Cars intends to centralise most computing into a single core system.
Audi SQ5 Sportback TDI - Twindosing Technology
As with all TDI engines in the SQ5 Sportback TDI, Audi relies on twindosing technology with two SCR catalytic converters for exhaust aftertreatment.
The all-new KONA N combines the fun-to-drive experience of a hot hatch with the versatility of an SUV: Drivers will appreciate its powerful engine and emotional sound experience, while also benefitting from the perfect size and practicality for urban life, including an extensive list of safety features. The all-new KONA N will appeal to active customers looking for a high-performance vehicle that suits the various needs of different lifestyles, including an exhilarating experience on the racetrack. The ‘hot SUV’ was developed to offer customers uncompromising performance alongside the fun-to-drive philosophy of N brand, together with core SUV values of comfort, convenience, and safety. The latest member of the N brand comes with a four-cylinder 2.0 T-GDI 280 PS flat power engine and a highly distinctive, sporty design. Various motorsport-inspired features contribute to an all-around dynamic driving experience. These include lightweight, 19-inch forged alloy wheels, special sports seats, and an emotional sound experience. The 8-speed Dual-Clutch Transmission (N DCT) allows for an even more sporty, high-performance character.
Muscular, sensual design language combined with an elegant, modern interior design: With the Austral, Renault is expanding its model range with a completely newly developed compact SUV. The newcomer is characterized by a muscular, sporty design language in the brand's new ""Sensual Tech"" design. In the elegant interior, the Austral shines with a high-quality mix of materials, combined with the OpenR info screen, which, in combination with the openR Link multimedia system, enables an intuitive and networked driving experience. On the drive side, efficient petrol engines with hybrid technology are available for the new Austral. Another highlight is the 4CONTROL Advanced all-wheel steering. The market launch will take place in autumn. The new Renault Austral signals pronounced dynamics even when stationary: the combination of generous forms, striking silhouette and technical details such as the high-tech headlights embody the new ""Sensual Tech"" design of the Renault brand. The typical SUV proportions give the new Austral a powerful appearance: with a height of 1.62 meters and a width of 1.83 meters, the newcomer has a wheelbase of 2.67 meters. The short overhangs of 925 millimeters at the front and 917 millimeters at the rear as well as large wheels measuring up to 20 inches further emphasize the robust and sporty appearance. Characteristics of the new Renault Austral are the underbody protection at the front and rear, striking protectors on the sides of the vehicle as well as powerfully shaped side skirts and a high waistline. Its proportions make it look spacious, robust and sporty, which is reinforced by the flat angle of the rear window. The expansive wheel arches give the vehicle additional stature. The Austral's front end is defined by a chromed horizontal bar running through the large, checkered grille and extending from headlight to headlight. The prominent design element visually widens the front of the vehicle and gives it an elegant touch. The new Renault logo in the middle also underlines the modern character of the vehicle.