Category: Auto

Start of diesel-refurbishment

Start of diesel-refurbishment

The federal corporation office (KBA) has granted the general operating permit (ABE) for several diesel-reveruse. With these systems, the owner of euro 5 self-relays in prohibition zones retract. There are now shares for various engine families of mercedes, volkswagen and volvo. The two german manufacturers support the conversion with up to 3000 euros – but only under certain conditions.

Released

5.4 of the 15.1 million diesel cars in germany (as of: 1. January 2019) are certified according to the euro 5 standard. These are often cars that were approved in 2011 and 2015 and often do not have a significant value. With the nachrustung an SCR catalyst mg to stickoxidausstob traceable to at most 270 / km limited, these cars seal must go into municipal areas closed. A umschlusselung does not take place; but there is an entry in the vehicle registration. If there are more immigration – in the meantime was about discusses the automatic number plate recognition – is open.

According to calculations by the federal environment agency (UBA), the actual nox emissions from euro 5 diesels were an average of 906 mg nox / km far mg over the legal limit of 180 / km. The goal of a nachrustung is to improve air quality. Are effective these systems, the KBA has confirmed through the iance of abes. But who pays darfur?

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Bosch: “schwarziptelligenz for batteries”

Bosch wants to better use the batteries. With a networking of the monitoring systems and self-learning algorithms, the actual, individual battery state is to be considered stronger. Ideally, a performance increase is accompanied by a deflection of life.

The mostly used lithium batteries in electric cars hold around 500 to 1000 charging cycles. According to bosch, the manufacturers normally become a mileage between 100.000 to 160.000 kilometers ared. At an average use, the batteries thus hold around eight to ten years – slightly more long than a vehicle generation. Since he is the most expensive component on an electric car, the battery management in the vehicle is already monitoring the operating conditions down to the cell level.

Standardized amptions

In the development of battery monitoring, the engineers had to hold up to typical parameters so far and comply with potentially extensive values to potentially harmful values, especially at cargo and drainage. In the case of programming, as well as standardized amptions were previously the aging of the cells.

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Favorite car of the adac?

Munchen, 14. January 2014 – according to information of the suddeutsche zeitung from tuesday the auto club ADAC should have manipulated the alleged favorite car of german manipulated. According to press report, only 3409 votes for the winning car VW golf should have given. An ADAC paper of december 2013, however, as an official result for the winner of the "yellow angel" 34.299 votes called. But the club does not want to call concrete numbers. "We did not manipulate numbers," said the ADAC spokeswoman marion-maxi hartung on tuesday in munchen.

How many readers of the member magazine ADAC – motorwelt have participated in the popularity tuning, will not be announced. "Fact is that in recent years, we have sporadically published the exact results of the rider’s election (for example in 2011 and 2012, in 2013, however not)," adac spokesman said christian garrels. "An automatism or even a customized commitment is not here."

Uniformly eliminated?

However, the premieges to the club are still much further. Understanding the club, the lobbying, against which he keeps the members against each other, such as E10 gasoline, zero-per-thousand border, or car toll. The accusation of "fighter journalism in favor of steel and automobillobby" is also in the room, which suddeutsche zeitung with the apparently intransparent choice of favorite cars of the germans associated. The power true is almost involved in a person: michael ramstetter, editor-in-chief of the member magazine ADAC – motorwelt and simultaneous communication leader of the club, which invented the price "yellow angel" in 2004.

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Merkel gives e-car target, criticism of green and spd

The grunes see in the notes of chancellor angela merkel (CDU) that germany does not create the goal of one million electric cars by 2020, a bankruptcy declaration. That the car country germany is then thanks to a federal chancellor, which does not make the topic with the topic, said grunen faction vice oliver krischer today the german press agency. The task of the goal is an "climate and industrial policy bankruptcy declaration". Minister of economic affairs brigitte cypries and environment minister barbara hendricks (both SPD) said that electric mobility was "of outstanding meaning" for germany.

The federal government had set itself the goal of bringing a million electric cars on german straps through purchase incentives by 2020. The sale runs despite a pramie of up to 4000 euros but only sluggish. Merkel had said on monday on a corporate congress of the union faction: "as it looks right now, we will not achieve this goal."For example, smartphones, one knows that certain technical developments are spread from" suddenly exponentially "a certain point.

"Instead of being consistent instead of electromobility, the federal chancellor has stopped its protective hand over the diesel for years," critical critishes. In the end, in the end, they are shinging at the end, instead of finally the frame for the breakthrough of the electric cars.

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Aston martin soapbox: the humps of the world

Aston martin soapbox: the humps of the world

Aston martin is one of the oldest car brands still in existence. And among the most noble. British flair blows through the interior here. The vehicles are tailored to the english aristocracy. Even if they now come from china and the arab world. Nevertheless: aston martin, that is history on the road.

Lionel martin, one of the founders, was the scion of a rich family. Money played no role and so he became enthusiastic about motor sports and from then on thought of nothing else. The best proof of this is that on the eve of the first world war (on 15. January 1913) he founded his first company – bramford martin ltd. Together with his partner, robert bramford, he wanted to sell singer automobiles. Race victories were to be a sales stimulus.

And indeed, he scored a few points at the hill climb in aston clinton, which was the final eureka moment for his own car brand and naming. There was a first prototype in 1915. In 1920, the car was fully developed and a small series followed. Count lou zborowski helped lionel martin financially and won a few races and set some records for aston martin. But zborowski died in an accident in monza and the company went bankrupt.

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Brain

Brain

Olomouc, 24. Marz 2015 – one hundred years ago, they did not know how to go on with the automobile, so that horseless cart, which was best behind a predetermined safety man with red flag. Electric cars were already pretty mature, quiet, comfortable and the ideal taxi in new york, if one could get a.

Also steam had his favor, one knew him from rail vehicles and compressed him at that time at highest performance. So the first vehicle that broke the 200 km / h brand, a stanley rocket, with which the american fred marriott reached 1906 tempo 206. (the 100 km / h brand had been seven years earlier by camille jenatzy on an electric trolley.

The 200 km / h brand fell under steam for the first time

Paradox: first the invention of the electric starter brought the breakthrough for the (hitherto handy-handy) gasoline car, so the modern internal combustion engine, called a concept of which, which drives, gasoline or dieselol. Nevertheless, the question opened: what goods have been, one had developed steam (or electro) drive as consistently as our internal combustion engines?

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Distance radar: pilot trial to start in summer

Distance radar: pilot trial to start in summer

The first nationwide pilot test with a distance radar is scheduled to start in summer 2016 after the data protection review has been completed. The system on the bundesstrabe 6 near laatzen in the vicinity of hanover will be activated after a test run of a few months, the ministry of the interior announced on friday. Bub fines will not be levied until after the test run is complete. As reported by the NDR reported, data protection had initially considered the storage of vehicle images of drivers who obey the speed limit to be problematic. Except for a few technical details, however, all data security ies have now been resolved, said matthias fischer, spokesman for the state data protection authority. "I ame that this will start in the summer."

Lower saxony is the first state to test a roadside radar that monitors drivers’ speed over a long stretch of road. The test will take place on a three-kilometer section of the B6 between gleidingen and laatzen. On the busy road, many drivers press too hard on the accelerator, accidents pile up. During the test, signs will be put up to draw attention to the monitoring. The progress of the trials will determine whether the physikalisch-technische bundesanstalt in braunschweig will officially approve the section control as a speed camera system in germany, wrote the hannoversche allgemeine zeitung. The traffic court conference had already spoken out in favor of testing the section control in 2009.

In austria and the netherlands, the so-called section control has already been in place for years. While there the photographing of cars entering and leaving the controlled section does not pose a problem for data protection, in germany a step must be taken in between. The photo taken when entering the section is first encrypted, as is the second photo taken when leaving the section. Only if the comparison of both images shows that the speed limit has been exceeded is another, classic speed camera photo taken with the driver’s face. To preserve evidence, the original photo of the driveway is then also used.

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