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Volvo entwickelt Lastwagen mit Wasserstoff-Verbrennungsmotoren.

cenews – May 23, 2024. Initial tests in the laboratory and in vehicles. Customer trials to begin in 2026, market launch planned for the end of the decade. Technology joint venture.

Nissan setzt bei Fahrzeugteilen auf CO2-ärmeres Aluminium.

cenews – May 20, 2024. carbon dioxide emissions in production can be significantly reduced. The proportion is to be increased to 20 percent in this financial year. Complete conversion planned by 2030.

Autonomer Shuttle von We Ride und Renault für das Tennisturnier Roland-Garros.

cenews – May 15, 2024. Together with We Ride, minibuses will take spectators of the Roland-Garros tennis tournament from the parking lot to the stadium and back again.

Flugzeugkonfiguration Plug-in-Hybrid: Reichweite 500 Kilometer batterieelektrisch, hybrid-elektrisch zusätzlich mit nachhaltigen Treibstoffen  bis zu 2800 Kilometer.

cenews – May 11, 2024. The German Aerospace Center is presenting three aircraft concepts with 70 to 90 percent less climate impact at roughly the same operating costs.

V12-Motor von Aston Martin.

cenews – May 1, 2024. The twin-turbo has an output of 835 hp and develops a maximum torque of 1000 Newton meters. The first vehicle will be presented in the course of the year.

Der autonome KI-Racer der TU München setzte sich auf der Formel 1-Strecke in Abu Dhabi gegen sieben andere internationale Teams mit baugleichen Rennwagen durch.

cenews – April 28, 2024. Vehicle controlled entirely by artificial intelligence, for the first time on the Grand Prix circuit in Abu Dahbi with numerous bends, overtaking maneuvers and speeds of up to 250 km/h.

So mancher Mercedes-Benz wird zur Spielhalle mit "Need for Speed".

cenews – April 25, 2024. Mercedes-Benz is the first car manufacturer to announce a cooperation with Tencent and Electronic Arts at Auto China.


cenews – April 25, 2024. Rheinmetall, the City of Cologne and TankE GmbH launch pilot project for innovative loading curbs in public spaces.

Modell der Asahi Kasei-Fabrik für die Herstellung von Separatoren für Lithiumionen-Batterien.

cenews – April 25, 2024. Asahi Kasei wants to serve the North American market for lithium-ion batteries and help Honda achieve its electromobility goals.

Autoproduktion bei BYD.
By Guido Reinking, cen

cenews – April 24, 2024. Chinese car manufacturer wants to become number one in the car world, 150,000 cars from 2025 in the new plant in Hungary, design and development center in Germany possible.


cenews – April 23, 2024. Demand has collapsed, no more new cars and fewer and fewer CNG filling stations, new tanks no longer available in some cases, yet the CO2 balance is similar to that of electric cars.


cenews – April 23, 2024. European Court of Auditors warns of a weakening of industrial sovereignty and the financial overburdening of citizens through climate protection in transport.

Bosch-Geschäftsführer Stefan Hartung.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – April 18, 2024. Stuttgart-based automotive supplier remains number one worldwide, 91.6 billion euros turnover, focus on combustion engines, fuel cells and battery-electric drives.

„My Skoda“-App.

cenews – April 4, 2024. The app gets a new layout and a number of improvements. Smart services such as "Pay to Park" and "Pay to Fuel". Production progress of the new car can be called up.

Gemeinsam mit Microsoft arbeitet Bosch an automatisiertem Fahren durch Künstliche Intelligenz.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – April 2, 2024. Bosch surveyed over 11,000 people in seven countries. More than half of them hope that AI will improve mobility and expect a high level of performance.

By Hans-Robert Richarz

cenews – March 24, 2024. There are said to be large deposits of H2 underground. Discoveries all over the world. A cheap alternative to the secondary energy generated to date?

Selbstfahrender Prototyp eines VW ID Buzz.

cenews – March 20, 2024. Joint development of level 2 to 4 automated driving functions for the Cariad software architectures. Initially for the premium brands and commercial vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz Vison EQXX auf Langstreckenfahrt in Saudi-Arabien.

cenews – March 15, 2024. The third long-distance drive of the record-breaking streamlined electric saloon covered more than 1000 kilometers through Saudi Arabia. Solar roof under test.

VW ID 7 GTX Tourer.
By Frank Wald

cenews – March 13, 2024. The sporty variants of the Wolfsburg electric car are set to establish themselves as an independent series - and perhaps also breathe new life into electric mobility as a whole.

Brennstoffzellen-Produktion von Honda und General Motors im US-Bundesstaat Michigan.

cenews – March 5, 2024. In the US state of Michigan, the Fuel Cell System Manufacturing joint venture operates a production facility measuring around 6500 square meters. Significant cost reduction.

Jaguar Land Rover-Werk in Wolverhampton.

cenews – March 1, 2024. British premium manufacturer plans to cover more than a quarter of its electricity requirements in the UK with renewable energy, with a peak output of 120 megawatts planned.


cenews – February 28, 2024. The covered pedelec with two seats and three wheels is built in Hamburg and will initially be launched in a "First Edition" for 13,500 euros.

Extreme H-Prototyp.
By Hans-Robert Richarz

cenews – February 25, 2024. Criticized time and again, but impossible to keep down: the fuel cell is alive and well - and not just in commercial vehicles or cars. By 2025, it should also be causing a sensation in motorsport.

Kias „Vehicle-to-Load“-Demonstration mit einem EV9 in Norwegen.

cenews – February 24, 2024. Light installation in Norway, electric SUV uses "Vehicle-to-Load" function (V2L) as power source for LED disc with a diameter of five meters.

Renault begleitet die Premiere des R 5 in Genf mit „5 Movements“, fünf Mobilitätentwürfen franzöischer Start-ups: elektrischer Schneescooter Moonbike von Nicolas Muron.

cenews – February 21, 2024. Mobility ideas from French start-ups will also be presented at the stand. These include a collapsible sailing dinghy, an electric snowmobile and a jet ski.

Der 75 PS starke Kreiskolbenmotor von Mazda dient im MX-30 e-Skyacic R-EV als Range Extender.

cenews – February 1, 2024. The company remains loyal to the technology concept and reactivates the "rotary engine development group". The focus is on use as a generator and CO2-neutral operation.

Vay startet Telefahr-Service in Las Vegas.

cenews – January 21, 2024. Berlin startup Vay launches the first commercial tele-driving service with remote-controlled cars in the US casino metropolis; approval in Germany is still pending.

YouTube-Screenshot der Stellantis' „STLA Large“-Plattform.

cenews – January 19, 2024. "STLA Large" enables a broad spectrum, from passenger cars to crossovers to SUVs, up to 800 kilometers range and 800-volt charging technology, first use in Jeep and Dodge.

Yamaha-Außenbordmotor 350hp V6.

cenews – January 18, 2024. The V6 engine series gets a new top engine with 350 hp. The Helm Master EX can now also control the bow thruster. Idle lock for the control box.

Indy Autonomous Challenge 2024: Der Rennwagen der TU München.

cenews – January 15, 2024. Victory at 250 km/h. The race at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas took place on an oval where Nascars normally do their laps.

Kia und Uber wollen auf dem Gebiet der PBV zusammenarbeiten. Auf der CES in Las Vegas unterzeichneten Sangdae Kim (Leiter der Division PBV bei Kia), Seung Kyu „Sean“ Yoon (Präsident und CEO von Kia North America und Kia America), und Susan Anderson, Vice President und Global Head of Business Development bei Uber, eine entsprechende Absichtserklärung (von links).

cenews – January 11, 2024. In Las Vegas, the companies signed a letter of intent to cooperate in the field of PBVs. The first series model will be the PV 5 in various versions.

Skoda bindet Chat-GPT in seine Infotainmentsysteme ein.

cenews – January 10, 2024. Artificial intelligence is expected to be integrated into the vehicle's infotainment system from the middle of the year. No access to personal data.

Magna e-Drive.

cenews – January 10, 2024. The drive system has been further developed. More compact dimensions with lower weight and higher efficiency. Up to 250 kW output and 93 percent efficiency.

Automated Valet Charging von Bosch.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – January 10, 2024. Bosch presents Automated Valet Charging together with the VW software division Cariad in Las Vegas. Focus on the interior and hydrogen in the engine.

Hyundai X-Cient Fuel Cell.

cenews – January 5, 2024. Partnership with the US company Gore. The focus is on greater performance and a longer service life, particularly for applications in the commercial vehicle sector.

Konzeptfahrzeug von Chery mit einem cw-Wert von 0,168.

cenews – December 29, 2023. A concept car from the Chinese car manufacturer achieves a record-breaking drag coefficient of less than 0.17. Artificial intelligence helped with the optimization.

Türkisfarbene Markierungsleuchten eines Mercedes-Benz EQS für Fahrten mit aktiviertem Drive Pilot.

cenews – December 19, 2023. First approval in the USA: When Drive Pilot is activated, marker lights are to indicate to other road users that a Mercedes-Benz is in automated driving mode.

Umberto Uccelli.
By Jens Riedel

cenews – December 17, 2023. The Californian company Zero Motorcycles is a pioneer and market leader for battery-powered motorcycles. We talk to the European CEO about the current situation.

Kia und Hyundai haben eine in die Felge integrierte Schneekette entwickelt.

cenews – December 12, 2023. Kia and Hyundai are experimenting with modules in the wheel rim made of so-called memory metal. Patent pending for the technology. Later series production not ruled out.

Symbio-Brennstoffzellenfabrik „SymphonHy“, ein Joint Venture von Forvia, Michelin und Stellantis.

cenews – December 5, 2023. Joint venture between Stellantis, Forvia and Michelin is set to become the largest fuel cell factory in Europe by 2026 with an annual production of 50,000 systems.

Radnabenantrieb Uni Wheel von Hyundai und Kia.

cenews – December 1, 2023. Uni Wheel saves installation space, creates space in the vehicle interior and enables new forms of vehicle movement, including climbing stairs. Eight patents pending.

Produktion eines Hyundai Ioniq 5 Robotaxi.

cenews – November 24, 2023. The Ioniq 5 of the SAE-4 automation level will be used in the USA from next year. It will be built at the Group's new Innovation Center in Singapore.

Reycling und Wiederaufbereitung im „Circular Economy“-Zentrum von Stellantis in Turin.

cenews – November 24, 2023. At the Circular Economy Hub in Turin, older vehicles are reconditioned and old parts are recycled for reuse. 73,000 square meter complex.

Mahles Positionierungssystem DIPS für induktives Laden von Elektrofahrzeugen.

cenews – November 23, 2023. The SAE has spoken out in favor of Stuttgart's solution for inductive charging of electric cars. The DIPS will be made available to all manufacturers as a license model.

ZF-Konzeptfahrzeug mit rein elektromechanischem Bremssystem Brake-by-Wire.

cenews – November 13, 2023. Braking force on each wheel is generated by an electric motor, shorter braking distances, no abrasion or fine dust and no hydraulic system saves production and workshop costs.

Tourenrennwagen BMW 3.0 CSL von 1972, den Prinz Leopold von Bayern bei historischen Motorsportveranstaltungen mit Bio-Sprit fährt.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – November 12, 2023. In 2025, historic racing cars powered by climate-neutral, synthetic fuels are to start at the Salzburgring. Stuck, Danner and Prince Leopold want to take part.

ZF-Vorstandsvorsitzender Holger Klein und William Li, Gründer und CEO von Nio.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – November 6, 2023. In this interview, the CEO of the world's third-largest automotive supplier talks about electromobility, technological openness and the Chinese car manufacturers' offensive.

Mahle Entwicklungszentrum für Batterietechnologien in Stuttgart.

cenews – November 2, 2023. Focused on development needs of European customers, from prototypes to small series production, from e-bikes to electric trucks, first projects for OEM already completed.

Die TVS Apache RTR 310 ist das weltweit erste Motorrad unter 400 Kubikzentimeter Hubraum, das die Motorradstabilitätskontrolle mit 6-D-IMU von Bosch bekommt.

cenews – October 31, 2023. Bosch brings its cornering ABS and stability control to the lower mid-range motorcycle class. More safety even when leaning.

Brüssel Motor Show 2023: Mazda MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – October 28, 2023. In the 1960s, many automakers placed great hope in the Wankel engine. Only Mazda is still faithful to it and is now bringing it back as a range extender in the MX-30.

Motorrad-Transportständer Lock-n-Load Pro von Risk Racing.

cenews – October 25, 2023. The transport stand Lock-n-Load Pro holds Sportenduros and light cross bikes at the footrests. The base plate is bolted to the vehicle floor.

2,0-Liter-Wasserstoff-Turbomotor von AVL Racetech.

cenews – October 17, 2023. The company will soon be testing the new engine concept for automotive racing on the racetrack. 500 Newton meters of torque.

Mahle-CEO Arnd Franz.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – October 8, 2023. The young business unit Charge Big offers a solution beyond the wallbox. Costs per charging point are significantly lower. Seven or 22 kilowatts.

Mazda MX-30 R-EV.
By Frank Wald

cenews – October 6, 2023. The Wankel engine is back, albeit this time "only" as an energy supplier for the crossover's serial plug-in hybrid drive, with identical price, but also speed limit.

Auf der IAA Mobility in München wurde die Ducati V21L mit einer speziellen Lackierung in den traditonellen Motorsportfarben der Marke gezeigt.

cenews – September 26, 2023. Balance of the first Moto-E racing season. Up to 282 km/h fast and an average of two and a half seconds to 100 km/h. The motorcycles were charged over 1000 times.

Legte mit 80 Kilo Flüssigwasserstoff über 1000 Kilometer zurück: Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck.

cenews – September 26, 2023. Daimler Truck has sent a prototype of the Mercedes-Benz GenH2 fully loaded from Wörth to Berlin. 80 kilograms of deep-frozen green liquid hydrogen.

Toyota stellt für die Olympischen und Paralympischen Spiele 2024 in Paris 500 Mirai bereit.

cenews – September 20, 2023. Toyota is providing a fleet of fuel cell sedans for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris. Energy from renewable sources.

Gemeinsam mit der Konzernschwester Lamborghini entwickelt Ducati die Vehicle-to-Vehicle-Technologie weiter, um Motorrad fahren sicherer zu machen.

cenews – September 18, 2023. Together with Lamborghini, new V2V technologies are being developed to mitigate the most critical and common accident situations in collisions with passenger cars.

Stellantis hat seine Motorenbaureihen erfolgreich auf e-Fuel-Tauglichkeit getestet.

cenews – September 5, 2023. The car company has been testing its engine series for months. Technical changes would not be necessary. Cooperation with the chemical and energy company Aramco.


cenews – August 31, 2023. Trend Micro's first "Pwn2Own Automotive" will take place in Tokyo in January 2024.

Bei der Entwicklung einer neuen und effizienteren Batteriekühlplatte hat sich Mahle bei den Flüssigkeitskanälen an Strukturen in der Natur orientiert.

cenews – August 10, 2023. The ducts are no longer laid out strictly geometrically. Performance improves by ten percent with less material used. Premiere at the IAA in Munich.

Comeback der Benziner: Forsa-Autostudie 2023 im Auftrag der Targobank.

cenews – August 3, 2023. Popularity increases significantly, diesel continues to decline, environmentally friendly image of e-cars crumbles, e-fuels become more popular, majority for speed limit and free public transport.

Vernetzter ZF-Sicherheitsgurt mit aktivem Gurtstraffer.

cenews – August 3, 2023. Networked system is designed to put occupants in the right seating position in the event of danger, coupled with emergency braking assistants, can also be used as a signal generator and wake-up jogger.

Thomas Koch.

cenews – August 3, 2023. In an interview, engine expert Prof. Thomas Koch also sees some good sides to the ultra-strict emissions regulations from Europe.

Die My-Porsche-App steuert Komfort- und Entertainmentfunktionen direkt in Apple Carplay.
By Guido Reinking, cen

cenews – July 28, 2023. The sports car manufacturer sees the corresponding customer demand. Deeper integration of Carplay into the vehicle infotainment comes with the new Cayenne.