Audi Sets New Technology Standards for Luxury Market

Santa Ana, CA July 31, 2012 - Audi gives drivers the power to connect to the world around them in a way they never have before.  Now available on select models at Commonwealth Audi in Santa Ana, California, Audi Connect brings the internet to the car.   “With Audi Connect, drivers can access real-time information they need to make informed decisions on the road,” says Commonwealth Audi General Manager Matt Crandall. Powered by Google Earth™, Audi Connect keeps drivers continuously connected to the most updated information and unprecedented navigational functions.  This partnership makes Audi the first luxury brand to provide drivers with Google Earth™ satellite imagery.   Drivers can also commence real-time information from Audi Connect with a few quick, easy cues - allowing on-demand access to everything from local fuel prices and news to traffic, weather, and points of interest. ”Audi connect helps drivers not only stay updated with current traffic and road conditions, but saves them time and money by helping them search for the lowest fuel prices in Orange County and avoid reported road closures or traffic jams due to accidents or construction,” says Crandall. Audi also connects drivers to another U.S.-first technology with Audi Wi-Fi hot spot.  [...]