Safety and Technology

Four new models get five stars in EuroNCAP

Four new models get five stars in EuroNCAP

Discover the latest results from the European crash test association

EuroNCAP has revealed the latest results of its crash tests. This time the electric executive Tesla Model S, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, the Nissan Pulsar, the all-new Skoda Fabia, the Renault Mégane and the new Suzuki city car Celerio ...
07.11.2014 | 1305 views | 0 comments
Audi shows piloted driving on the 19th

Audi shows piloted driving on the 19th

Demonstration will take place in Hockenheim and will show the recent advances in this technology

On 19th October Audi will make a demonstration in the finale of the DTM with a vehicle with piloted driving based on the RS7 Sportback. The vehicle will make a return to the Hockenheim circuit showing off the capabilities and advances in this type...
13.10.2014 | 1044 views | 0 comments
Tesla Building Supercharger Network with Deutsche Bahn

Tesla Building Supercharger Network with Deutsche Bahn

It is building chargers in Germany, the Netherlands and Austria

Tesla is in the process of establishing itself in Europe. In less than a year of sales, the Model S has already proved itself as a bestseller in Norway where electric cars are incredibly popular, and Tesla’s next goal is to conquer the Germa...
22.01.2014 | 4730 views | 0 comments
Audi Collaborating with Company to Create Green Gasoline

Audi Collaborating with Company to Create Green Gasoline

Audi already is working on sustainable diesel, ethanol and natural gas

Audi has shown that it wants to be a greener automaker with its project to produce synthetic forms of ethanol and diesel by combining wastewater, CO2, sunlight and special microorganisms. It is also working on a project to create natural gas using...
21.01.2014 | 10321 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Says Autonomous Tech Will be Ready for 2020

Mercedes Says Autonomous Tech Will be Ready for 2020

The first steps are already in place

Mercedes is reiterating its promise that it will have an autonomous car on sale by 2020. While most of the technology is technically possible today, six years of development on software and sensors will make it even better and less expensive. ...
17.01.2014 | 1311 views | 0 comments
Audi Considering Electric City Car to Take on BMW i3

Audi Considering Electric City Car to Take on BMW i3

It would sit below the A1 in its range

Audi is not ruling out building an electric city car based on the Volkswagen Up that would take on the BMW i3. The new model would be even smaller than the A1, Audi’s current entry-level car. "I can imagine a market for this car in ...
16.01.2014 | 5142 views | 0 comments
Euro NCAP Announces the Safest Cars of 2013

Euro NCAP Announces the Safest Cars of 2013

Each of them scored the most points in their segment

Euro NCAP tested 33 cars in six categories in 2013, and the safest car in Europe when considering its adult and child safety scores was not European. Instead, the Chinese-built and developed Qoros 3 sedan took the title as Europe’s safest ov...
09.01.2014 | 4459 views | 0 comments
BMW Builds 2 Series That Can Drift By Itself for CES

BMW Builds 2 Series That Can Drift By Itself for CES

The same technology lets the i3 park itself

For CES, BMW is showing off its future autonomous driving technology in dramatic fashion with a 2 Series that can drift all by itself. A more useful version of the technology is the automatic parking feature that will be available in the i3 when i...
08.01.2014 | 1851 views | 0 comments
Audi Unveils High-Tech Interior of Next TT at CES

Audi Unveils High-Tech Interior of Next TT at CES

The instrument panel is replaced by an LED screen

During its Consumer Electronics Show presentation, Audi revealed the high tech interior for the next generation TT. The new display replaces traditional physical gauges with a virtual cockpit on an LCD screen that is controlled by Audi’s MMI...
07.01.2014 | 5250 views | 0 comments
Mercedes Equipping Cars with QR Codes to Make Them Safer

Mercedes Equipping Cars with QR Codes to Make Them Safer

The codes direct rescuers to safety information about the car

Mercedes thinks that fitting a QR code for the car’s vehicle-specific rescue card will make its vehicles safer. The codes will be fitted to all Mercedes and Smart vehicles and can be retrofitted to older models, if owners choose. In the ...
07.01.2014 | 6396 views | 0 comments
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