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Audi’s new cars will tell you how long you’ll be stuck at that red light

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Audi is trying to make traffic lights less frustrating.

The company just introduced a new feature that is able to let drivers know exactly when the traffic light they are at will change. Called a “traffic light information system,” it will be available on “select” 2017 models of Audi’s Q7, A4 and A4 allroad.

Here’s how it works: pull up to a red light and you’ll see a countdown right in the car’s instrument cluster (or heads up display), letting you know how much longer until the light turns green. If the car is moving, the countdown will start if the upcoming light will be red by the time the car reaches the intersection. Read more…

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