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Jeep Renegade 1.5 GSE 48V Mild Hybrid

Portrait of the Jeep Renegade 1.5 GSE 48V mild hybrid

Jeep Renegade 1.5 GSE 48V mild hybrid on test. Since 2018, Jeep has provided the new-generation Renegade with a significant update and has been offering a current engine with a mild hybrid system since spring 2022. While Jeep started out with large-volume 3- or 4-liter engines in the past, the current focus is on downsizing in the engine segment and electrification will probably take place in the near future.

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Tesla Model Y is trending in Spain in 2022

The support programs in Spain for electromobility are known as "MOVES". In April 2021, the government presented and approved the current MOVES III program. The program has a budget of 400 million euros until 2023, but can be expanded to up to 800 million euros if necessary. This increases the subsidy for the purchase of an electric car to up to 7.000 euros. In Spain, in order to obtain the full premium for the buyer, a used car more than 7 years old must be scrapped.

Mazda MX-30 and Indian Summer 2022

Mazda MX-30 e Makoto in Indian Summer

The MX-30 has its own cross-over charm with individual features. While the interior is compact, it has a few distinctive highlights on the exterior with a pleasing front end and a sloping rear roofline. There are probably only a handful of cars with counter-opening, sunken doors. Here, too, the MX-30 sets an accent. In the meantime there have also been a few updates regarding shorter loading times.

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Traveling with the right child seat

If child seats are to be approved on the European market, they must meet a certain standard that ensures that children are safely transported in the car. The expert organization Dekra describes the dangers that children can experience in car accidents at 50 km / h as an enormous burden. The old standard for child seats has been around since 1993; this is constantly being developed. Since September 2017, the latest regulation ECE R 129 i-Size has been supplementing the standard that has been in force since 2005 for the new approval of child seats, which results in some changes. If you take children with you in the car, you should also think about a suitable child seat.

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Milestones in electromobility - Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak

June 24, 2018 - Volkswagen's reorientation towards electric drives in the passenger car sector has been given a sporty look: The IDR Pikes Peak is considered to be the forerunner of the new, all-electric ID family. In the USA in Colorado, the legendary hill climb to Pikes Peak, the so-called "Race to the clouds", has been a traditional race that has been held since 1916. The racetrack is 19,99 km long (12,42 miles) and includes exactly 156 curves.

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These life hacks make everyday life easier for drivers

How every driver intuitively operates and drives his car is clearly and unambiguously regulated. Everyone knows how to operate the air conditioning, the headlights or the windscreen wipers. Special functions can be looked up and experienced in the manual. A few effective tricks that cannot be found in the user manual can make everyday driving easier, reduce worries and often even save money. The following hacks can make everyday life easier for drivers.

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