Since being directed by BMW in 2021, the Mini has matured into a sought-after premium vehicle in the compact class. Since the market launch by 2022, the KBA has now reported 762.593 new registrations for Germany alone. Now the Mini is going for the next coup with the next vehicle generation and only produces the Mini Cooper in China. With the new generation, the popular compact car is broader in format and more international in terms of form and design. Continue reading "The new Mini has an international focus
The model range in the BEV segment is growing for all premium manufacturers. With the EQE, Mercedes offers a lucrative alternative to the conventional E-Class. The younger brother of the large-format EQS is slightly smaller at second glance, but offers a few technical highlights and conjures up a full entertainment package at night. Finally there are real innovations when it comes to relaxed long-distance journeys.
Generation Z is the generation that was born between 1995 and 2010. As digital natives, they grew up with digital technologies and their status symbol is the smartphone with all information channels that are immediately available. A whole kaleidoscope of names for the children of the turn of the millennium grows out of this environment; they are called founders, selfie generation, post-millennials or generation edge.
The car has been of central importance in the motherland of mobility for over 100 years. Authorities and legislators are constantly trying to minimize all the dangers of car traffic. We have compiled some important innovations and gimmicks of the last decades here.
There are currently various reports circulating about an extinct volcanic crater on the border of the US states of Nevada and Oregon, which apparently contains the world's largest lithium deposit. Current estimates range from 20 to 40 tons of lithium, although even higher amounts may be possible. Does this discovery solve the problem of lithium supply for electric cars?
Since the introduction of the Volvo XC40 as a compact SUV in 2017, sales figures in Europe have increased steadily from year to year. The purely electric SUV version combines the zero-emission drive with a sophisticated armada of assistance systems. Volvo wants to continue to set the safety standards in automotive engineering and is therefore upgrading the current cars with driver assistance systems and noticeably increasing occupant protection. In the relatively mild winter, we were able to extensively experience the purely electric and probably future-oriented technology of the Volvo XC40.