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Green Car Magazine - Current issue at the kiosk

New edition in stores from July 27, 2016 The summer of 2017 will bring some changes to the framework conditions for the automotive industry. With the approval of the premiums for electric and hybrid drives by the European Union, the funding instruments can take effect. The automobile manufacturers have partially reacted and are launching some new models after the company holidays. At Volkswagen, the group strategy was renewed and innovative ideas are now also being accepted by the market. In this issue we refer to the ... Continue reading "Green Car Magazine - Current issue at the kiosk

The electric van - Renault Kangoo ZE

With the Kangoo ZE, Renault is targeting a new target group for electric cars. It is a simply constructed 2-seater; Can be used as a small transporter for tradespeople in local transport. What seems good from the idea reveals some surprises in everyday life. The outer shape of the kangoo is simple and functional. Form follows function. The first appearance reveals the real application possibilities of the Kangoo ZE: a car that simply has to transport loads over short distances. Behind the two front seats is ... Continue reading "The electric van - Renault Kangoo ZE

Fiat Dobló Natural Power - the bivalent space glider

The Fiat Dobló panel van has been adding new accents since last year with a revised front and an extensive interior renovation. We are testing it in the bivalent variant that works with natural gas and petrol. The 1.4 16V is equipped with a 16,15 kg underfloor natural gas tank and a small 22l petrol tank. From the outside, some cosmetic corrections have been made with the facelift and the new design of the vehicle front including the headlights, hood and bumpers. The moderate changes give ... Continue reading "Fiat Dobló Natural Power - the bivalent space glider

E-Golf - Herald of a new era at Volkswagen

The e-Golf as a purely electric car is currently a pioneer on Volkswagen's path to the new corporate strategy 2025. The power consumption in driving practice in our tests is heavily dependent on the driving style and the loads that are switched on and can average between 13-19 kWh / 100 km at summer temperatures. That gives an action radius of up to 160 km. From our point of view, a car that can be used for city traffic and short-distance traffic. In the next few months ... Continue reading "E-Golf - Herald of a new era at Volkswagen

Hyundai ix 35 Fuel Cell

According to its own information, Hyundai has been offering fuel cell vehicles since 2000. It started with the Santa Fe FCEV (Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle), continued with the Tucson FECV in 2004, followed by the ix35 FECV, which was launched in 2012. The experiences of the last few years have been incorporated into the current version. However, hydrogen-based cars have not yet made their big breakthrough. Low numbers of items and correspondingly high prices associated ... Continue reading "Hyundai ix 35 Fuel Cell

Hydrogen cars - the technology of emission-free drive

Fuel cells, such as those used in hydrogen cars, require hydrogen to operate. The fuel is then transported in gas or liquid form in tanks inside the vehicle. Although hydrogen is highly explosive, according to the manufacturer, there is no major danger for the driver, because the likelihood of an explosion in an accident is low. The energy required for driving is generated by a fuel cell inside the car. It converts the chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen ... Continue reading "Hydrogen cars - the technology of emission-free drive

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