After the alloy wheel specialists from Barracuda Racing Wheels presented their 2021 new product "Dragoon" last week, they are now rolling the next highlight of their Ultralight Series manufactured using the flow forming process into the limelight: the recently unveiled "Summa" is the designation LEICHTmetallrad ...Continue reading "
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Where is my car? Almost everyone has asked themselves this question before, whether on a large, confusing parking lot, after sightseeing in a foreign city or when changing parking spaces in their own residential area. This is confirmed by a new representative study by ...Continue reading "
Cool thing! Marc Philipp Gemballa has reached an agreement with the Porsche specialists from Ruf Automobile from Pfaffenhausen. In view of the small series of the Gemballa-2 for the terrain, which has been planned for 40 years and limited to 992 copies. Ten vehicles from ...Continue reading "
Who does not know the nonsensical things, tools, etc., which mostly apprentices or trainees in the first year of training have to bring for the "friendly" work colleagues. Often the "fun" is only resolved after some back and forth and the trainee realizes that he has ...Continue reading "
If you want to determine the correct engine performance on the roller dynamometer, you first and foremost need realistic and reproducible information. However, different variables must be included in this calculation. Therefore it is necessary to consider various aspects and to skilfully avoid possible sources of error. On what ...Continue reading "
Every driver is confronted again after a few hundred kilometers: refueling. At least if it's a conventional combustion engine and not something an electric car. Of course, you take the right petrol pump and refill your car with fuel to continue driving. But …Continue reading "
Interested readers keep asking us which road-legal sports tires are currently in fashion and what their names are. If you do not know the exact name, it is often not easy to find out the properties of the desired tire. Reason enough, …Continue reading "
The infotainment platform Android Auto from Google has so far brought numerous applications from the smartphone to the display in the vehicle. The selection of apps was small and very limited. And soon new apps will be launched that ...Continue reading "
The installation of a loudspeaker is, depending on the vehicle, a very complex affair. The reason for this is the large number of different car models and door covers, which can usually only be dismantled in different ways. Every manufacturer does something here, so to speak ...Continue reading "
Those who prefer to tune their own car rather than repair it should take care of the vehicle. Although this does not necessarily protect against repair costs, they can at least be reduced by appropriate handling. This leaves enough money to equip the car with special ...Continue reading "
Is there a risk of expensive repairs or even engine damage if the diesel engine jerks and jolts after starting but runs smoothly again after a while? This question can often not be answered simply by reading out the fault memory in the engine control unit. But …Continue reading "
Heavy snowfalls have almost all of Germany under control at the moment. The snow-covered roads often lead to drivers getting stuck in the snow. If you get stuck in the snow, you will see that the otherwise helpful safety assistants in the vehicle are ...Continue reading "
The diverse permanent exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum presents 160 vehicles and a total of 1.500 exhibits. The “33 extras” are a special component: They bring mobility history and automotive culture to life using the example of often surprising details. The Mercedes-Benz Museum Inside newsletter series draws attention to the "33 extras" ...Continue reading "
Winter has Germany firmly under control at the moment: Temperatures well below freezing point, snow, black ice and frosty wind represent a major challenge, especially for drivers. In order to stay mobile even under such difficult conditions, a wide range of accessories help, including ...Continue reading "