Business as Usual during Coronavirus Outbreak

Dear customers, with the increasing incidents of Coronavirus/Covid-19, all the JATO staff continue to work from home until further notice. During this time it will be `business as usual‘ and JATO will continue to provide our costumers with a high level of sevice and support. Should you need any help or support during this period, please contanct your local account […]

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WLTP makes vehicle taxation very complex

The introduction of the WLTP test procedure in September 2018 caused quite a stir. Although the date had been set for a long time, new cars could not be delivered to customers for weeks because recalculated consumption and CO2 figures were not yet available for numerous model variants. This is a prerequisite, as in some European countries vehicle taxes are […]

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Passenger car equipment is very heterogeneous worldwide

Different countries show different preferences. When it comes to vehicle equipment, there are significant differences depending on which region of the world we’re looking at. This can also be seen on cars of various brands coming from America, Asia and Europe. American makes are primarily regarded as comfort-oriented and spacious. Asian manufacturers often display a penchant for electronic playfulness. And […]

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Only Tesla can keep up with the established manufacturers

French car brands have almost traditionally been very popular in Germany. Renault, for example, was the most successful imported brand for many years. And even today, it’s hard to imagine German roads without Twingo, Clio and the like. Why should this be any different with electric cars? On the contrary: Renault’s Zoe has been the most popular e-car in Germany […]

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High performance does not mean high consumption

Six liters per 100 km. Every driver understands this unit immediately. They know right away whether it’s a lot or a little. It gets more complicated with CNG-powered vehicles, because then consumption is measured in kilograms. And what about electric vehicles? Who knows which drive is efficient and which is not? Usually, only e-car owners. And in which unit is […]

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Europe goes electric

Until recently, electric mobility in Europe – except for Norway – was still in a kind of twilight state. Fearing lack of range and scepticism about technology were the main reasons for this reluctance. Even Car-Nation Germany continued to prefer traditional drives. Ten years ago, the German government forecasted that one million electric cars were to be driven in Germany […]

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Electric car instead of diesel

The last few years have been a tough time for diesel-fuelled cars in Germany. Discussions about particulate matter and nitrogen oxides, threatened driving bans and defective exhaust technologies have caused annoyance among customers and resulted in declining sales figures. While the share of newly registered diesel passenger cars remained steady at around 48 percent between 2011 and the end of […]

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Safety systems in cars spread at different speeds

Despite the growing volume of traffic, the number of fatalities and serious injuries is decreasing in many countries. For example, the number of road deaths in Germany has fallen.From over 100 per 100,000 cars per year since the 1970s to less than ten per 100,000 cars per year. This is due not only to restrictions imposed by legal regulations, but […]

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SUVs remain attractive for drivers despite higher fuel consumption

SUVs have been selling extremely well for several years. Every third new registration in Germany is now a Sports Utility Vehicle. But hardly any other type of vehicle polarizes as much as the supposed off-roaders. Great overview, lots of space and very practical, say the supporters. And they increasingly prefer the high-wheeled models to the vans, which were still popular […]

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