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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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Five new car brands dare to make the leap to Germany

If you want to gain a foothold in the homeland of the automobile, you have to be crisis-proof and resilient to your work. Five new car brands are taking advantage of the disruption in the car market with the clear trend towards electromobility this year. With the announcements, new digital sales concepts are also being launched. We take a comprehensive look at the opportunities and risks of the new car brands.

VW Tiguan eHybrid model year 2022

Brief portrait of the VW Tiguan eHybrid R-Line model year 2022

Customers who plan to travel long distances will quickly become friends with the current Tiguan. The proven and ergonomically well thought-out operating concept appeals to both traditional VW customers and potential new customers. The Tiguan offers a very high level of seating comfort and can therefore be used optimally for longer business or holiday trips.

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Every fifth new car in Switzerland is electric

Switzerland is not a member of the EU and is pursuing its own national path in promoting the electric car. While high state premiums in Norway and Germany in particular provide an incentive to buy, in Switzerland a division into national and cantonal support measures ensures regional peculiarities. We take a look at electric car subsidies and the most popular electric cars.

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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