New Audis will detect traffic lights to improve efficiency

Staff Writer
If you know in advance when a traffic light will switch from red to green, your driving is more relaxed and efficient. Audi is the first automobile brand to connect the car to the city infrastructure – an important step towards autonomous driving.
If you know in advance when a traffic light will switch from red to green, your driving is more relaxed and efficient. Audi is the first automobile brand to connect the car to the city infrastructure – an important step towards autonomous driving.



In a step towards autonomous driving, Audi has unveiled the Traffic Light Information system that uses live traffic information to help reduce emissions and make driving 'more relaxed'.

This system is the first to connect a car to a city's infrastructure and will be initially available on the Audi A4 and Q7 cars in US specification.