The Audi Environmental Foundation awards prize to research paper on climate-friendly energy concept

For the first time, the Audi Environmental Foundation is awarding the THI Sustainability Prize for scientific excellence at the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt to promote academic talent within the region. The research paper that won the award models a sustainable energy concept that can make a significant contribution to future thermal energy and new building projects. This year’s award winner Roman Schiebel will receive 1,000 euro for his bachelor thesis.
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Audi’s 2021 Best Apprentices

The valedictorians from the Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm locations, Sabrina Scharlach and Florentin Richter, are among the best trainees in the entire Volkswagen Group. They have now received the Best Apprentice award, which Volkswagen grants annually. It is a sign of grateful appreciation for trainees who promote transformation through their performance and commitment.
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CEO Markus Duesmann: “We need a fossil-free society” (Key statements)

How can the German automotive industry spearhead the electric revolution? How do traditional OEMs measure up against new competitors? Is the right political framework in place and how does the current coalition agreement fit in given the current situation? These questions were the focus of a panel discussion featuring Hildegard Müller (German Association of the Automotive Industry, VDA), transport expert Prof. Stefan Bratzel (CAM), Wolf-Henning Scheider (ZF Group) and Markus Duesmann at the Climate Conference co-hosted by “Spiegel” and BCG. The conference will be broadcast on spiegel.de on December 3. Markus Duesmann’s answers were to the point.
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The 2021 “SocAIty” study: “We are leaving the ivory tower and moving the dialog into the public sphere”

Law, ethics, and data protection: the future of autonomous driving is raising questions. The 2021 “SocAIty” study from the &Audi Initiative offers possible solutions and stimulates public discourse regarding the new technology and the mobility landscape of the future. In an interview about the Initiative, Project Manager Saskia Lexen talks about insights from the study and the social dimensions of autonomous driving.
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