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Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric Ultimate in the winter test

At Volvo, the focus is on traditional values ​​such as the comfortable interior and the large, trapezoidal central information display combined with new, purely digital elements. Our 2024 winter test focuses on driving safety and consumption values ​​in cold weather conditions.

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LFP batteries conquer the world market

By equipping the basic version of the Tesla Model 3 with batteries, there is already a global order for CATL. The special feature of the current batteries, which have been in use since the end of 2021, is the composition of the cathode material. CATL supplies lithium iron phosphate cells for the manufacturer. They can be recognized by the abbreviation LFP, where the letter F stands for Ferrum (iron).

Jeep Avenger Altitude

Jeep Avenger Altitude Electric – the flexible outdoor SUV

The Jeep brand from the Stellantis Group has so far held back when it comes to electric cars. This year, however, the American brand launched its first big hit with a compact and versatile SUV on the market. The Avenger is a universally applicable electric car that combines all the typical Jeep characteristics with a very quiet and balanced chassis. If you want to take advantage of the entire range, you get a surprisingly flexible vehicle.

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Preview of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) 2024

The legendary hill climb on Pikes Peak, a mountain in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in the US state of Colorado, will take place on Sunday, June 2022, 22. And the roaring loud roar of the tuned combustion engines, which lose around a third of their power on the way to their destination, which is on the summit at 4.301 meters above sea level, due to the thin mountain air, is increasingly put under pressure by powerful electric cars. In 2014, the Stromer took second and third place. In 2015, the electric car with the bulky vehicle designation “e0 PP03 Elektroauto” from the Latvian manufacturer “Drive e-0” won the open vehicle class for the first time.

Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric Twin Ultimate

Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric Twin Ultimate review

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.

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