maandag 12 juli 2021

Filtering out microplastics where they are created

AUDI
Filtering out microplastics where they are created
The Audi Environmental Foundation is developing filters for urban runoff in collaboration with the Technical University of Berlin. They prevent the tire wear particles and other environmentally harmful substances from being washed into sewers and bodies of water along with the rainwater. read on
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A new lease on life: recycling automotive plastics
As part of the THINKTANK Industrial Resource Strategies, researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been working with Audi for a good six months on the pilot project "Chemical Recycling of plastics from automotive manufacturing." Now that the project has been completed, it is clear that the Chemical Recycling of mixed plastic waste is both technically feasible and...
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Dominant performance of the Audi R8 LMS in GT World Challenge
Audi Sport drivers Dries Vanthoor/Charles Weerts took a big step forward in their mission to defend the title in the Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by AWS Sprint Cup with two victories. Also at Misano, the Audi R8 LMS GT2 continued its unbroken string of successes on the first weekend in July. read on
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Audi is making the history of the Salzburg Festival "experienceable"
Virtual time travel in an Audi e-tron: At the Salzburg Festival 2021, Audi is linking tradition with innovation and inviting all festival visitors and interested parties on an eventful drive through this history of the festival. In the back of an Audi e-tron, guests approach several locations that played a particular role in the festival's development. That journey utilizes technology that was...
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Alliances for climate protection: students develop strategies for achieving the two-degree target during a climate conference simulation
Setting emissions targets for fossil fuels, making political decisions about deforestation and land use, and establishing a climate fund – around 300 students grappled with these tasks this week during a UN climate conference simulation. The organizer is Multivision e.V., an association that is committed to political and social education for young people. The Audi Environmental Foundation...
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A Slogan with History: Audi marks 50 Years of "Vorsprung durch Technik"
The Audi slogan "Vorsprung durch Technik" is marking its 50 year anniversary this year. Even half a century after its inception, the world-famous slogan of the Four Rings hasn't lost any of its appeal. And each year, there's a little bit more history behind it. On this momentous occasion, the company is looking back at a plethora of innovations over five decades that demonstrate why "Vorsprung...
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Lucas di Grassi celebrates on the podium in New York
With the 34th podium finish of his Formula E career, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi rejoined the title fight in New York on Saturday: the Brazilian is now only 18 points behind the leader of the standings with five races to go. In the teams' standings, di Grassi and his teammate René Rast made a jump forward to third place possible thanks to a strong performance from the team in front of the...
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Audi goes through Formula E roller coaster in New York
After celebrating on the podium on Saturday, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler leaves New York without points in Sunday's race. Nevertheless, the championship remains open: Before the final four races of the season in London and Berlin, René Rast and Lucas di Grassi are within striking distance in both the drivers' and teams' standings. read on
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