The e-car boom in Norway has brought very different winners into focus among manufacturers. The manufacturer, which can deliver electric cars in the premium segment, is at the top of the registration statistics because of the high tax savings. The market is very dynamic, and high-quality electric cars are in demand.
Renault is rapidly pushing ahead with the expansion of electromobility under the “ZE” label. This year the compact five-door Megane E-Tech Electric was presented with two engines. The basic model is offered with 96 kW/131 hp. We extensively tested the more powerful version with 160/218 hp and the large battery pack in the summer. The station wagon can be used as an all-rounder for long tours and varied leisure activities.
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.
With the Taycan, Porsche has cemented the turnaround to an e-sports car in recent years. This can be seen not only in the performance spectrum of the popular Stuttgarter, but also increasingly in the bandwidth of the model. The spacious Tourismo variant alone has been finely graded with various service packages and entry-level prices for all customer requirements. It can be configured from the basic Sport Tourismo model to the high-performance Turbo S Sport Tourismo model. We tested the Sport Tourismo with the large battery pack in winter.
Sweden's third largest city is shaping the future with some remarkable innovations in sustainability, mobility and urban living. In the areas of architecture, infrastructure and local transport, the connection between tradition and modernity is being reinvigorated in Malmö. We take a look at the culinary recommendations in an innovative city in the middle of Europe.
With the Across, Suzuki has expanded its portfolio with a large-format model as a plug-in hybrid. The Across project grew out of a partnership between Toyota and Suzuki. The mutual marketing of passenger cars saves development costs and expands the opportunities for new customer groups for both car brands. While Suzuki focuses on mild hybrid technology, hybrid technology is offered in the Across in cooperation with Toyota.