The number of hydrogen cars can be counted on one hand, there are currently only two serious competitors in Germany, the Toyota Mirai and the Hyundai Nexo. The sales figures in Europe are clear for the Nexo, in 2021 there were a total of 468 copies. This is due to the entry-level prices and the very thin infrastructure with hydrogen filling stations. The newly sparked discussion about the use of hydrogen will once again include hydrogen drive in the premium segment in the... Continue reading "Hyundai Nexo in summer test
It has been almost 30 years since 1983 when the "Baby-Benz" started out as the 190 E 2.3-16 to set new records on the world's fastest automobile circuit, the Pista di Nardò. Meanwhile, some generations of the C-Class are already history and the current fifth generation has followed in the footsteps of the once very compact vehicle generation. The drives can now be ordered to meet the new requirements for reducing emission values with mild hybrid engines and now also as plug-in hybrids.
The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross radiates its own character in the selection of city SUVs with its own accents. An almost usual, powerful radiator grille is emphasized by narrow LED lamps, strong lines and planks on the sides emphasize the wedge shape and large-format 18-inch wheels let it roll calmly on its everyday use. The current Eclipse is striking and unmistakable. We drove it in the winter test as a plug-in hybrid.
The Dacia Spring is currently one of the cheapest electric cars on the German automotive market. Dacia remains true to its philosophy and offers simple and solid vehicles at a reasonable price. Simple solutions are not always good solutions and limits quickly become apparent in driving practice. A summer test shows the Spring's strengths and weaknesses relatively quickly.
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.
Mazda continues to work with the naturally aspirated Skyactiv engines in the current model series. With the four-cylinder engine and the current facelift, proven Mazda technology is still used. It is the large-format cruiser for long-distance and holiday trips with sufficient storage space for all transport and leisure activities. In the current test, we placed value on suitability for everyday use and comfort.