Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    3:14 PM

Message Forum - Read Message

Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Audi Drives Progress in Lighting Technology Back to Topics
MrGasKGB

Veteran Author
St. Louis

Posts:432
Points:634,440
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:13:39 AM

ZETLAND, AUSTRALIA – Jan 24,2013: Audi continues to drive progress in lighting technology. Today, its xenon plus- and LED headlights already provide excellent illumination of the road and give vehicles bearing the four rings an unmistakable look. In the future, vehicle lighting from Audi will react even more precisely to environmental conditions, and it will feature full electronic control. The first step in this direction will be taken this year in the form of innovative matrix LED headlights.


Visit The Auto Channel for full article
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
MadFueler
Champion Author Winston-Salem

Posts:3,823
Points:776,095
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 12:40:04 PM

Looks like a great leap forward, if all works properly. It'll be expensive at first, but most people who buy Audis don't do so based on price anyway. My main concerns are with the mechanism that points the beams (more moving parts to fail) and that a change in US law would be needed to allow sequential turning signals.
Profile Pic
DesertRat2011
Champion Author Riverside

Posts:6,306
Points:1,079,465
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 11:40:30 AM

Now if they can keep the plastic lens covers from going bad they will have a great improvement.
Profile Pic
jrs4125
Champion Author Indiana

Posts:4,822
Points:1,181,745
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 9:44:02 AM

Alrighty then
Profile Pic
millerin
Champion Author Orlando

Posts:4,380
Points:1,019,920
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 9:39:56 AM

Audi way to go
Profile Pic
virostek
Veteran Author Virginia

Posts:423
Points:90,285
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 7:19:09 AM

OK.
Profile Pic
335d1
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:4,981
Points:1,335,970
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 6:38:54 AM

Good.
Profile Pic
andy1024
Champion Author Allentown

Posts:4,236
Points:1,000,830
Joined:Dec 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 11:17:22 PM

Audi lights are ahead of the pack.
Profile Pic
jl1rp
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:4,652
Points:957,730
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 11:04:10 PM

Nice stuff, but right now it cost a lot.
Profile Pic
alterman156
Champion Author New York

Posts:10,095
Points:2,159,850
Joined:Dec 2008
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:17:50 PM

Looks good on paper so far.
Profile Pic
Anty57
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:1,241
Points:762,660
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:50:56 PM

expensive for sure
Profile Pic
hrtdi
Champion Author Vermont

Posts:3,402
Points:752,810
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:30:12 PM

Good thing if the luminosity can be ajusted depending on environnement and is less blinding.
Profile Pic
schatzila
Champion Author Los Angeles

Posts:5,986
Points:1,226,545
Joined:Jun 2010
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 12:21:00 PM

Bring on the LEDs
Profile Pic
hornet17
Champion Author Vancouver

Posts:1,323
Points:440,865
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:24:43 AM

sounds expensive.
Profile Pic
BobBG
Champion Author Albany

Posts:2,538
Points:1,362,160
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:21:51 AM

I hope this technology makes it to car that I can afford.
Profile Pic
orphancarguyPE
Champion Author PEI

Posts:6,257
Points:1,308,735
Joined:Jan 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:18:17 AM

I'm looking forward to bulbs that never need replacement as long as you own the car.
Profile Pic
Zuegma
Champion Author Nova Scotia

Posts:3,514
Points:845,285
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:11:30 AM

Enhanced lighting is indeed an important safety featurel As long as the price tag for this already expensive car does not go up at the same time.
Profile Pic
MrDeath666
Champion Author Houston

Posts:66,666
Points:752,400
Joined:Sep 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:06:13 AM

As long as it doesn't blind other drivers.
Profile Pic
cdrrod
Champion Author Wisconsin

Posts:6,502
Points:1,350,660
Joined:Feb 2006
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:05:20 AM

Too bad they can't design the headlights so they they don't blind you in the car ahead!
Profile Pic
humblepie
Champion Author Toledo

Posts:57,419
Points:2,975,995
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:04:31 AM

more german excellance
Profile Pic
YaBassa
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:5,036
Points:1,120,525
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:58:19 AM

Excellent Audi! Someone needs to lead the way
Profile Pic
Buckeyee
Champion Author Maine

Posts:7,798
Points:1,464,980
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:55:11 AM

The Feds should be pushing this new lighting for all cars !!
Profile Pic
bills299
Champion Author Atlanta

Posts:5,896
Points:1,500,485
Joined:May 2005
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:37:17 AM

Nice!
Profile Pic
knutzAL
Champion Author Alabama

Posts:2,248
Points:373,880
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:35:27 AM

Huh?
Profile Pic
txequitygas
Champion Author Houston

Posts:3,381
Points:751,530
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:28:32 AM

pricy yes
Profile Pic
OTISFL
Champion Author Pensacola

Posts:5,993
Points:1,160,510
Joined:Apr 2009
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:28:13 AM

Love it!
Profile Pic
BIGALRPH
Veteran Author St. Louis

Posts:443
Points:633,115
Joined:Nov 2012
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:17:34 AM

Audi cars really have a distinctive look on the road. The LED driving lights look great. But there is a price to pay to drive one of these autos.
Profile Pic
BrowntruckCA
Champion Author California

Posts:2,943
Points:955,920
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:15:11 AM

Love those LED's!!!
Post a reply Back to Topics