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Peter Modelhart - Copyright Jaguar Land Rover

Interview with Peter Modelhart - Jaguar Land Rover Germany

Peter Modelhart (48) is Managing Director for Jaguar Land Rover Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. The Austrian, born in Salzburg in 1968, joined Ford Motor Company (Austria) GmbH in May 1994 after studying commercial science at the University of Vienna. There he held several positions before he was appointed Head of Marketing in 1999 and moved to Land Rover in Germany in 2000. There he worked as sales manager for Land Rover, later also ... Continue reading "Interview with Peter Modelhart - Jaguar Land Rover Germany

Dr. Tilo Schweers, Head of Development, Alternative Drives, Borgward Group AG - Copyright Borgward Group AG

Guest commentary by Dr. Tilo Schweers

Borgward is working intensively on the electrification of the drive train and will present a purely electric SUV based on the BX2017 series for the European market at the upcoming IAA 7. The BX7 EV will offer competitive range and acceptable charging times. However, those are not the only advantages. As is typical of the brand, this model will also convince our customers with unrivaled space in this class, a high level of comfort, the best possible security, modern online infotainment and German design. This is the guiding principle of ... Continue reading "Guest commentary by Dr. Tilo Schweers

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Inductive fast charging system

The joint project ILS (inductive charging system) is a sub-project of the research project "E-WALD - Electromobility Bavarian Forest" of the Deggendorf University of Technology. The core of the project is the contactless charging technology for electric vehicles, which was used in two converted electric vehicles. In addition, two charging locations were equipped with an inductive fast charging system: one location in a parking garage and a second location in an outdoor area. The aim of the development of inductive fast charging systems is to simplify the charging of electric cars as much as possible and thus the ... Continue reading "Inductive fast charging system

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Faraday Future FF91 - a new era of mobility?

It was presented at the CES computer fair in Las Vegas: the electric car of the future, as propagated by the manufacturer and newcomer Faraday Future. "A new era of mobility" announced the development manager Nick Sampson and a new kind of car was the FF91. To demonstrate this clearly, the FF91 was presented on stage in Las Vegas together with its powerful competitors Bentley, Ferrari and Tesla. So all cars were accelerated from a standstill. The fastest ... Continue reading "Faraday Future FF91 - a new era of mobility?

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Lexus RX 450 h version F-Sport

Lexus relies on the trend of providers in the premium segment for SUV buyers. The extroverted appearance with the huge radiator grille and the generous dimensions was equipped with a hybrid drive. The large 3,5 liter V6 cylinder with 193 kW (263 hp) is supported by two electric motors with 2 kW (50 hp) and 68 kW (123 hp). How does the drive affect consumption and how does the top dog fare in the everyday test? Our test car is tested with the premium equipment "F-SPORT". As… Continue reading "Lexus RX 450 h version F-Sport

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Infiniti Q50 S Hybrid - Drive the difference

Hybrid drives are now reaching premium automobiles. Nissan's luxury brand Infiniti is offering a particularly dynamic version of the new Q50. With a total of 360 hp system output from a V6 and electric motor, coupled with a 7-speed converter transmission, the Q50 offers a very sporty alternative with a few technical features. The finely crafted sports car already attracts attention in everyday life with its idiosyncratic, dynamically accentuated shape, and a special play of light edges emphasizes the overall concept. Nissan has the overall concept compared to the previous model ... Continue reading "Infiniti Q50 S Hybrid - Drive the difference

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