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Interview - The eAxle electronic axle drive system from Bosch

The Bosch Group is an international technology and service company with, according to its own information, 390.000 employees worldwide and, according to preliminary figures, achieved sales of 73,1 billion euros in fiscal year 2016. The Mobility Solutions division is a division that acts as a solution provider in cooperation with developed new system solutions for automobile manufacturers. In a short interview with Inga Ehret, press spokeswoman for Mobility Solutions at Robert Bosch GmbH, we take a look at new developments in the field of electromobility. gcm: ... Continue reading "Interview - The eAxle electronic axle drive system from Bosch

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Emission standards and new measurement cycle from September 2017

In September of this year, a new test procedure for fuel consumption and emission measurement in passenger cars will be introduced. The new procedure, known as the Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Verification Test Procedure, or WLTP for short, will initially apply to all new cars on the market from autumn and a year later to all new registrations. The new measurement cycle is intended to provide more realistic information than before and is more dynamic than the NEDC cycle. It is characterized by more acceleration and braking processes than ... Continue reading "Emission standards and new measurement cycle from September 2017

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BMW 530e iPerformance

The new 5-series from BMW has been expanded to include a new model. As a sporty sedan, the plug-in hybrid BMW 530e iPerformance is intended to combine the driving dynamics typical of the brand with an emission-free driving style. The consumption of the hybrid sedan is 1,9 liters per 100 km in the EU cycle, which corresponds to CO2 emissions of 44 g / km. The BMW owes its (stated) economical consumption primarily to its electric range: the 50e should be able to drive around 530 km with zero emissions. The top speed of the electric motor is proud ... Continue reading "BMW 530e iPerformance

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Old Swede - Volvo Car announces goodbye to the diesel engine

It sounds revolutionary in the press release from Volvo Car: "It is one of the most significant steps that an automobile manufacturer has ever taken in the field of electrification" and "Over 100 years after the invention of the internal combustion engine, a new chapter is being opened in automotive history." In the first step, the already ailing diesel engines should not be further developed. Originally, Volvo Car was a strong core brand of the Swedish Volvo Group ... Continue reading "Old Swede - Volvo Car announces goodbye to the diesel engine

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Practical test Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Premium

The Hyundai Ioniq entered the competition on a completely new platform. Building on a new vehicle base that Ioniq shares with its corporate brother Kia Niro, the car is on the way to attracting new customer groups. The Korean manufacturer is entering sustainable mobility with the tested hybrid variant and is adding the all-electric car this year. The design of the Hyundai Ioniq is already optically sporty. A flat windshield and a very ... Continue reading "Practical test Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Premium

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Navigation systems in the car

Integrated navigation systems in the car are often not included in the basic model of a vehicle, but usually have to be ordered additionally at an additional cost. In addition, they are often significantly more expensive than mobile navigation devices or even apps on smartphones; however, they can often score points with significantly more performance and additional functions. We explain what characterizes good navigation software in the car. GPS and sensors Mobile navigation devices are only supported by the Global Positioning System (GPS), integrated navigation systems, on the other hand, are equipped with numerous sensors ... Continue reading "Navigation systems in the car

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