Electronic aids such as driver assistance systems or car connectivity have become indispensable in modern cars. This is not surprising. Features such as emergency braking, lane departure warning or night vision assist significantly improve road safety. And hardly anyone would want to do without the convenience of telematics, speech recognition or automatic parking systems. But how successful are the technical […]Read more
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Just a few years ago they were still very popular – especially among young families with several children. No, we are not talking about Riester pension contracts, but about large-capacity limousines or also called vans. But in the meantime, the vehicles known as MPVs (multipurpose vehicles) such as the VW Sharan and Touran, Renault Espace or Ford S-Max and Galaxy […]Read more
Like the infamous sword of Damocles, the goal of the European Union hangs over the automobile industry: from 2020 and until 2021 at the latest, new cars in Europe will only be allowed to emit a maximum of 95 grams of CO2 per kilometre on average for their fleets. Anyone who emits more must pay. And that’s 95 euros for […]Read more
As expected, Audi, BMW and Mercedes are the market leaders in the upper middle class segment (E-segment). In the first three months of 2019, their market share rose to 75% – compared to 72% in the first quarter of 2018 – despite double-digit declines at BMW and Audi. Mercedes was the only one of the three to drive growth. The […]Read more
Manufacturers earned less money in the first quarter of 2019 The first results of the first quarter indicate that automobile manufacturers worldwide have generated the same turnover but less profit so far in 2019. Although sales remained stable during the quarter, fewer vehicles were sold than in the same period of 2018. 28 car manufacturers sold a total of 20.23 […]Read more