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Stanford to run Audi TT-S up Pikes Peak next year

Filed under: Technology , Videos , Audi Stanford’s autonomously drifting Audi TTS — Click above to view video after the jump If you read AutoblogGreen regularly, then you already know that Volkswagen and Stanford University have taken their relationship that began with developing autonomous vehicles to compete in the government-sponsored DARPA Grand Challenge competitions to the next level. VW has committed over $5 million to open the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Lab on Stanford’s campus with the intent of taking their research further regardless of whether the government is offering a carrot or not. The two organizations are kicking off their new commitment to autonomous vehicles in a big way

MTM Audi RS6 Avant goes 214 mph, proves wagons uber alles!

Filed under: Aftermarket , Performance , Wagon , Europe , Audi As a profession, there’s a very long list of cars on sale in Europe that we can’t buy which us auto journo types nevertheless constantly rattle our (virtual) pens over. From the Volkswagen Scirocco to the Honda Civic Type R to the 300+ hp Ford Focus to the Citroen C6 , total and complete absence makes the heart grow fonder — as well as providing an easy, brainless way for us to end all stories about said forbidden fruit. I mean imagine reading this line, “The BMW M5 Wagon sports a 507 hp 5.0-liter V10 and can run up over 200 mph with the limiter removed