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Renault Zoe with updated configuration

In the last NCAP crash test from December 2021, the base model Zoe "Zen" did not get a single star in the overall rating. The shock at Renault must have been very deep, because the first test in 2013 was still a full 5 stars. However, the revised safety standards in the crash test now make the basic model look significantly worse. Renault reacted to this with the current revision of the price list.

Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric Twin 1st Edition

Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric Twin 1st Edition on test

Volvo Car is continuously expanding its own portfolio with further electrified models. One of the most interesting new releases of 2002 is the all-electric Volvo C40 Coupe. The demand for coupes among SUVs has increased slightly in recent years. 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 summer test 2022 focuses on comfort features and driving culture.

Ford Mustang Mach-E AWD Extended Range – A Song for Cathy?

There is probably no more elaborately filmed car chase in the film business than that between a 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback and a Dodge Charter R/T than that from the classic film "Bullitt" starring Steve Mcqueen. Anyone who drives a Mustang knows the ten-minute sequence without dialogue. The legend of the rugged Ford Mustang muscle car with the almost inexhaustible power of a V8 engine was born. A good four decades later, the designers at Ford faced a similar challenge, but under completely different conditions.

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Renault Megane E-Tech prices from April 2022

With the announcement of the new Renault Megane in 2020, Renault announced new standards in drive, charging and battery technology. This includes compact batteries and the CCS fast charging connection as standard. When looking at the price list, there are some interesting extras to consider.

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Twaice benefits from the electric car boom

The market for e-cars will continue to grow in 2022: After 355.000 registered vehicles in 2021, there will probably be more than half a million new registrations this year. The start-up Twaice is benefiting from the global trend towards electric cars. It analyzes the batteries, which are currently still the most expensive part of the vehicle. Last year, the Munich team secured new financing for 21 million euros ($26 million). We throw together with Dr. Michael Baumann from Twaice looks to the future.

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Maserati enters Formula E with the Gen3

According to Maserati, the Gen3, one of the lightest, fastest and most powerful racing cars in Formula E, will compete in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the 2022/2023 season. With the entry of the new electric racing car, Maserati will make a comeback in the formula circus after more than 60 years. The history of the Italian manufacturer, which is closely related to racing, will be expanded to include a further milestone in the next racing season.

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