Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Sunday April 20, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > News & Rumors > Non-Subaru News & Rumors

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 05-08-2009, 01:33 PM   #1
AVANTI R5
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 73805
Join Date: Nov 2004
Default Audi reveals new technologies to improve fuel economy



Quote:
It was announced by Audi today that it is planning to launch a number of its latest technologies targeted toward the improvement of vehicle efficiency. These new technologies consist of the latest stop-start elements which will be available in the middle of this year, together with the latest regenerative braking systems and the latest modular efficiency platform which involves the onboard computer taking action in encouraging users to drive more efficiently with related displays on the carís monitoring device. There will also be a gearshift indicator that informs the user when to shift for maximized fuel efficiency. Studies by Audi show that driving style account for 30 percent of fuel consumption.

Like the systems of the competition, Audiís start-stop system turns the engine off when the car comes to a full stop and the clutch is lowered. Then the engine comes back to life when the clutch is operated. With such a system, Audi expects a fuel savings of 0.2 liter per 100km and lowered carbon emission of up to 5g/km. The models that will receive the new system for the first time include the A3 1.4 TFSI and 2.0 A4 and A5 models.

Other models will follow suit later this year. The purpose of the regenerative braking system is to create electrical energy and alleviate the alternator to save on fuel. The A3 1.4 TFSI with manual transmission, A4, A5 and A5 Cabriolet equipped with the 2.0-liter TFSI and a manual transmission and the A6, Q5 and Q7, all come with this system as standard equipment already. With these technologies, Audi estimates a 20 percent drop of fuel consumption in its model range
AVANTI R5 is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Honda readying updated Insight for improved fuel economy, better ride AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 17 07-27-2009 12:22 AM
Interesting website to compare fuel economy yoon89 Vancouver Impreza Club Forum -- VIC 23 01-20-2009 11:14 PM
Hot Air to Boost Fuel Economy? AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 2 08-12-2008 01:31 PM
Proposals to Increase Fuel Economy Standards Could Cause More Highway Deaths, etc NYCshopper Non-Subaru News & Rumors 11 01-24-2007 03:11 AM
AFC to improve fuel economy on MY00? Matt Monson Bay Area Impreza Club Forum -- BAIC 1 12-19-2000 10:47 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:51 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.