Category: Auto

Scrappage scheme portal: authorities promise improvements

Scrappage scheme portal: authorities promise improvements

Hanover. March 2009 – following the ongoing access problems and the data protection glitches in the online reservation for the car scrappage scheme that became known yesterday, the responsible federal office of economics and export control (bafa) and the service provider it has commissioned arago – institute for complex data management ag for improvement. Although there is no official confirmation that the newly established website is hosted by arago, the ip address space under which the url www.Ump.Bafa.De can be reached, is reserved for the company from frankfurt am main.

Burger data encrypted in the future

In an interview with heise autos, holger beutel, a spokesman for the authorities, announced that it is expected that the encrypted transmission will be discontinued in the course of wednesday, april 1.¬†April, the encrypted transmission of the applicants’ data will be implemented. Numerous applicants had complained that their personal and car data had not been encrypted up to now. The question of data encryption is new in the development of the application "ump new" bafa today admits that the ie of data encryption was simply overlooked. In total, the agency had only about ten calendar days to develop an application process that takes into account the change in award conditions decided by the federal government. Since 30. March, a purchase contract or a binding order for a new car is sufficient to qualify for a scrapping bonus of 2,500 euros. Originally, the bonus could only be claimed by those who had registered their new car – buyers of cars with a delivery period therefore felt at a disadvantage.

Online procedure without alternative due to flood of applications

The online procedure was developed at the request of the authorities, their spokesperson explained further: "because of the original cap of 600.000 premiums in the order in which applications were submitted, it was necessary to determine the order in which applications were received down to the second. The expected wave of ump-neu applications from people who already had their purchase contract in their pocket as of the 30. However, the bafa’s capacity in terms of personnel and space had been exceeded by the time it was able to process the scrappage scheme on paper in march.

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Electric cars: toyota shows more concept i studies

Electric cars: toyota shows more concept i studies

Toyota wants to show two more electric car studies of its series concept-i at the automess tokyo motor show 2017, which runs at the end of october, as well as an electric scooter reminiscent of the segway. As already in the concept i car shown in january 2017, the ces should also be used in the new artificial intelligence. She should take care of the car detecting the passengers and self-standing after their wishes, toyota shares with.

Car stimulates drivers

As with show cars of this kind you will probably never be on the strain. However, technique that is installed in them should be tested in other vehicles from the year 2020, for example, furs autonomous driving.

In which with 4.51 m long, 1.83 m wide and 1.475 m highly large new study car can take four people. The car should recognize situations in which it was necessary to take the control in the face of the driver’s condition, toyota writes. Also, the car will stimulate the fun senses of the driver, for example if he shows the evaluation phenomena.

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Alfa giulietta tct in the driving report

Alfa giulietta tct in the driving report

Milan (italy), 27. January 2012 – whether porsche 911 or bmw m3: even in sporty cars, more and more drivers are leaving gear changes to a dual-clutch transmission. The alfa giulietta may be in a different league to the models mentioned above, but with 170 hp it can also deliver a brisk performance. Now the italians combine a dkg with a gasoline engine and a diesel in the giulietta. We could already try both versions.

Not much space

The funfturer clearly stands out from the compact car crowd. The front is proudly emblazoned with the "scudetto", the typical alfa grille, while the brand logo at the rear is framed by vertical led tail lights. The side profile is reminiscent of the bmw 1 series, especially in the area of the c pillar.

At 4.35 meters, the giulietta is a proud 15 cm longer than a current vw golf. This suggests a good amount of space, but here the italian offers average at best. The head and legroom in the rear is rather modest, and even the trunk is with 350 liters not coarser than in the golf.

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Vw boss this “disappointed” about german battery delivery

VW boss this'enttauscht' uber deutsche batteriefertigung'enttauscht' uber deutsche batteriefertigung

Volkswagen boss herbert this has again clearly criticized the german supplier industry for its waistening attitude to its own battery cell production. "I’m already a bit at the place", said the manager on friday at an online industry event of the trading sheet.

Growth with entry opportunity for suppliers

"We will have further dramatic growth in cell capacity", he said with reference to the existing batteries for electric cars in the coming years. "This is a chance again for the coarse german suppliers to enter there. Growth is not over, the growth starts now."

The german automakers are dependent on the batteries for electric cars depending on the above all of asian battery manufacturers, because in germany the development of more efficient batteries was no priority of the economy. Volkswagen currently moves its own battery cell production in salzgitter with the swedish partner northvolt, which vw is also involved. "We now invest billions in building a battery cell production with a swedish start-up – the goods of course much easier with competent partners from the german industry", said this. In china, vw has involved in the battery manufacturer gote high-tech.

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Bmw and audi want to uplust euro-5 diesel

The threat of domestic driving bans brings the discussion to bring the opportunity to bring euro-5 diesel to current limits, apparently. To avert threatening diesel driving bans, audi and bmw want to technically re-redeem the half-5-diesel cars approved in germany. That said bayern’s minister of economic affairs ilse aigner (csu) on wednesday (28. June 2017) after a meeting of the state government with the executive committees of audi, bmw and the truck manufacturer man.

The state government expects the restoration for the car owners free. "My objective is that the customer does not pay anything," said aigner. But with bmw and audi, this is not yet negotiated, which was allowed to seriously seriously surprise anyone in the face of the expected costs. The motors should not be modified, but the motor software should be updated. Which vehicles are modernized, the manufacturers decide. You should then contact the car owners.

They are not the only ones who will make prere. Who stands before the sale of a rustic car with euro 5 diesel, also has an economic interest in an update as the professional sale. Who will buy a young used car at a handler whose sellers want to save the update? The project, which halft from the diesel fleet was able to barely enforce itself. The manufacturers will hardly come to make an offer to all umbrellants.

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Lightning and thunder

Lightning and thunder

Stuttgart, 22. December 2013 – 100 years ago, on 22. December 1913, the british racer lydston granville hornsted drove two world records with a benz 200 hp on the racetrack of brooklands at london. With a modified variant of the already then legendary "flash benz" he reached cuts from 113.8 km / h for half mile (804.67 meters) and 118.8 km / h for one kilometer, each with a standing start.

The benz 200-ps race cars have become known mainly in the us 1910 to 1913 in the us as "lightning benz". Victor hemery drove with the first benz 200 hp in november 1909 a world record with average speeds of 202.648 km / h on the kilometer distance and 205.666 km / h on half the mile, each with flying start.

Four funfliter buckets in the lightweight chassis

The terraced cylinder of the world record carriage was huge: the 200 hp he shovled with a lengthy 1600 / min in some of the armel, but produced very considerable 875 nm torque – no wonder at 21.504 cubic centimeters displacement. Despite the tractor-like speed level, the engine was already equipped with hanging valves, it is bonded via a side camshaft. Little surprising with so coarse cylinders is a double delivery, which was supplied by bosch. Lightweight construction was apparently already a topic: despite the 407 kilogram of heavy engine weighed the ready-to-use benz just 1200 kilograms. The power transmission was carried out via a four-speed transmission with differential via chains to the rear.

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Autoconcarity: interest in 5g

The german autoconders have been interested to operate in their works in their own works in their own work. This is about the new standard 5g, whose procurement rules are to be determined by the federal network agency at the end of november 2018. According to previous tarpaulins, the author intends to allocate a portion of the spectrum in the high frequency range local operators and not awarded to nationwide telekom corporations. On this way, autoconders could come to the train.

Local networks in own business are "better able to transport highly sensitive application data," said a bmw speaker. Volkswagen also positive. From daimler, it won, one was in talks with the network agency. For classic network operators, a partialization of autoconzerne a jerking, the 5g business potential was shrewnily shrinking. "We hurt us if 25 percent of a spectrum is not released in the 3,4- to 3,8-gigahertz area for us – this is missing us bandwidth and capacity," said walter goldenits from deutsche telekom.

The mobile radio standard 5g is currently a rough topic in the german industry. Compared with the currently used standard lte goods 5g by many times faster. This is important for autonomous vehicles that are currently being developed and should be a lucrative business. They not only receive data on smooth or items on the strain, but also provide information on subsequent cars and other objects.

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Alfa giulietta g430 marangoni drives on green tires

Alfa giulietta g430 marangoni drives on green tires

Bologna (italy), 10. December 2010 – at the motor show in bologna, northern italy (until 12. December) presents the tire manufacturer marangoni with the "alfa giulietta g430 imove marangoni" a show car that has what it takes to steal the show from some coarser and more powerful tuning cars.

On green feet

The most noticeable feature of the giulietta tuned by trc italia are poison green special tires of the variety "m-power igreen" in size 235/35 r19 on barracuda rims. As if they weren’t already conspicuous enough, the tires should also glow in the dark. In the cabin, matching the color of the exterior, there is green equipment from the italian clothing manufacturer "conte de florence" was designed and an ipad from apple. There’s a segway scooter in the trunk for them "last mile" from the parking lot to the actual destination.

More efficient

The front bumper of the green alfa has two coarse air inlets, whereby the air flow is directed towards the reinforced brake system. This consists of ten-piston brake calipers and 360 millimeter coarse compound discs. At the rear, the original diffuser has been replaced by a new cfrp part in ferrari style. Aprons also made of cfrp complete the body kit. The incorporation of a thread hail from kw is lowered the giulietta g430 by four centimeters. Under the hood slumber after the conversion 286 hp, that’s 51 hp more than normal. This is achieved, among other things, by a new downpipe with integrated metal cat and an enlarged stainless steel end sound steamer. The conversion parts are offered for sale from 2011 by trc italia, the prices are not yet known.

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Charter electric car: root cause search

Charter electric car: root cause search

No million. "So, as it looks at the moment, we will not achieve this goal," says chancellor angela merkel, and meant the inventory number of electric cars in 2020. So what? We do not live in a planned economy. Nevertheless, according to the causes – product range, price, infrastructure – and according to guilty. Quickly is shown on the car dealer and the sellers: there, there are no interest in bringing something other than gasoline and diesel to the customer, because that works. What’s on this thesis, it is the truth or a mar? Because useful scientific investigations are missing, the author decreases at this point in the ego-form. I would like to report samples and impressions, of our own experiences and crafts.

Well-known reproach

Novely, the action is not, the handlers were either active the sale of battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids to prevent or at least at least by omitting. A rough car newspaper sent me in 2013 to opel handlers to berlin, braunschweig and hamburg. At all three locations, the conditions for ampera, first generation, optimal: centrally located in the showroom was the ampera, i was competent and unsolicited advised, and no seller doubt a doubt that this car is really very, very good goods. With this result of the mystery shopping i came back to the editors. For the claim that ampera did not get in motion because he was not touted too little, there was no document.

And today? From background phones and various meetings with car dealers, there is a differentiated picture. Of course, it is helpful if there is a personal enthusiasm for the e-mobitat. But the business conditions have to be votes. By jurgen sangl, both are the case. It is known in the scene of the battery fans as a positive example. Sangl sells theoretically hyundais from the i10 to tucson. Practically, about 60 percent of its new cars are reluctant to the ioniq electric. Two weeks ago he has the 200. Brought to the strain this year. Sangl does not take a leaf in front of his mouth, talked about "stone age" when he says the internal combustion engine, and colleagues who did not recognize the signs of time.

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