Hyundai model is the best car of the year

20 experts regularly test the best new cars of the year – and then choose the “German Car of the year”. The winner has now been determined. He’s not from Germany. This is what winners look like: The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the best car of the year. In the “German Car of the Year” […]

New Kia Niro (2022): Compact SUV comes as a hybrid and an electric car

It was only in 2020 that Kia had given the Niro a facelift. Now the Koreans are unveiling the new, much more modern generation at the Seoul Mobility Show. Thomas Harloff, Holger Wittich 25.11.2021 The design of the second Niro generation is based heavily on the Habaniro study presented at the New York Auto Show […]

Bikes, scooters and scooters: Niu’s new electric fleet is rolling in

Niu is one of the better known manufacturers of electric scooters in the market. The company presented its new models for the coming year at the EICMA motorcycle trade fair. A concept vehicle with a hybrid drive is particularly exciting. With the MQi GT Evo e-scooter, Niu focused primarily on torque and acceleration. The scooter, […]

Battery progress: to 90 percent in five minutes

Today, lithium-ion batteries in an electric car need around half an hour to charge themselves to at least 80 percent at fast charging stations. This shouldn’t happen too often, as the high levels of heat generated during fast charging affect the performance and service life of the power storage system. Now researchers led by Clare […]

First autonomous e-cargo ship launched in Norway

No direct CO2-Emissions and soon no more crew: The first fully electric, autonomous cargo ship in the world set sail in the Norwegian Oslofjord on Friday. The approximately 80-meter-long Yara Birkeland will in future transport up to 120 containers of fertilizers on its own and “clean” per tour from a factory in the town of […]

Mercedes EQB will soon drive up electrically

A new Mercedes for families is coming: With the EQB, the Swabians are bringing their first compact electric seven-seater to car dealerships. Photo series with 12 pictures Mercedes is making electric mobility a family affair and is selling the EQB, its first electric seven-seater on this side of the giant EQV. Derived from the compact […]

E-athletes fail in ADAC test: Ford Mustang Mach-E with lack of safety

Thursday November 11, 2021 E-athletes fail in the ADAC test Ford Mustang Mach-E with security flaw Every year, more than 100 vehicle models are scrutinized by the ADAC in a test procedure with over 350 individual safety criteria. This is exactly where the Ford Mustang Mach-E showed a glaring defect that can become a real […]

Soon at Rewe and Penny

While shopping, customers will soon be able to charge their electric cars at Rewe or Penny at hundreds of branches. The first 100 or so fast-charging locations should go into operation as early as next year. the Rewe-Group with its supermarket chains Rewe and Penny wants to set up a charging network with a large […]

Mini reinvents itself: Completely renewed model range from 2023

Updated on November 3rd, 2021, 11:05 am After Mini last had small facelifts on offer, a new generation of the legendary small car will come in 2023. And they come in two very different forms. You can find more car topics here Mini is about to begin the next era: “We are repositioning the brand,” […]