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ABT Sportsline launches Golf VII GTI TCR

July 29, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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ABT Sportsline launches Golf VII GTI TCR

From the racetrack to the road: With hardly a single vehicle, the ABT Sportsline motto matches the theme as well as the recently refurbished Golf GTI TCR. On request, the special model based on the touring car racing activities of VW receives an increase in performance of the type ABT Power, which leaves even the corresponding race car from the TCR hardly any advantage. Read more

Toyota mobility concept – three pillars for Olympia 2020

July 25, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Toyota is focusing on the three pillars of its commitment to the 2020 Mobility Mobility Concept: mobility for all, sustainability and transport support. Read more

Bosch and Daimler get approval for driverless parking

July 23, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Bosch and Daimler get approval for driverless parking 
Thanks to an automated guided vehicle parking system, Bosch and Daimler have reached a milestone on the way to automated driving: For the automated parking system in the parking garage of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, the two companies have now been approved by the responsible authorities in Baden-Württemberg. The automated ancestor and parking service is accessed via smartphone app and does not require a security driver. It is thus the world’s first fully automated and driverless parking function according to SAE Level 41, which is officially approved for everyday use.

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Berlin diesel driving ban – Senate resolution expected in parts of Berlin

July 23, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Berlin diesel driving ban - Senate resolution expected in parts of Berlin 

In Berlin, it is likely to decide on Tuesday on which road sections diesel driving bans will be introduced. The air pollution control plan is on the agenda of the Senate meeting (from 10.00 clock), as the Senate Chancellery confirmed.

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Benefits of a Head-up-Display in the car

July 23, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Benefits of a Head-up-Display in the car

Not only the look on the smartphone, but also on the head-up-display can be dangerous. Things can get really annoying if you look alternately at street and speedometer, fuel gauge or head-up display. “Including the necessary eye focus and brightness adjustment takes about half a second,” says Holger Ippen of the “Auto Zeitung”.

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What motorists on rural roads have to expect

July 23, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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What motorists on rural roads have to expect

Motorists expect better on the highway always with unpredictable dangers. That advises the ADAC. For example with animals on the road. Even suddenly bending cars, a slow-moving tractor behind a hilltop or a motorcyclist, who may meet with more speed than estimated, let the situation quickly become brittle.

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Beijing Automotive Group secures five percent stake in Daimler

July 23, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Beijing Automotive Group secures five percent stake in Daimler The Chinese Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) has secured a 5 percent stake in Daimler. In addition to a direct participation of 2.48 percent have secured the right to acquire additional voting rights in the amount of 2.52 percent, said BAIC on Tuesday in Beijing. The acquisition of shares will underline and strengthen the previous cooperation.

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Expert calls for abandonment of Monster SUV

July 23, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Expert calls for abandonment of Monster SUV 

The car maker should in the opinion of the expert Ferdinand Dudenhöffer on the German market, due to the climate protection, on particularly large off-road vehicles. Although the segment of increasingly unpopular “SUV monsters” has grown in recent years, it is increasingly endangering its brand image, writes the director of the CAR Institute at the University of Duisburg-Essen in an analysis.
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Carlos Ghosn files suit against Nissan and Mitsubishi

July 22, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Ex-Automanager Carlos Ghosn reicht Klage ein 

Former Renault top manager Carlos Ghosn has filed suit against Nissan and Mitsubishi in the Netherlands. A spokeswoman Ghosns in Paris confirmed on Friday a corresponding report of the French newspaper “Le Figaro”. According to this, Ghosn accuses Nissan and Mitsubishi of abusive termination of his employment contract as an employee of NMBV. This is a subsidiary of the two Japanese carmakers based in the Netherlands.

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Digital Owner’s Manual for the car

July 22, 2019 | Author: MotorBlog.com | am

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Digital Owner's Manual for the car 

Our cars and their functions are becoming ever more complex – but new operating systems make dealing with the additional functions comparatively easy: voice or gesture control work almost intuitively.

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