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VW Crafter.

cenews – March 20, 2024. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has given the software and hardware of its large van an extensive update. New instrument display and chat GPT.

Lidar-Technologie zum Abtasten der Umgebung für das autonome Fahren.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – March 20, 2024. The automotive group acquires a stake in the French start-up. Solid-state systems do not require moving parts and are more cost-effective. First it's the turn of the premium brands.

Ford Tourneo Connect PHEV.

cenews – March 19, 2024. New drive variant available to order from summer. Also available as a seven-seater Grand Tourneo. 150 hp system output and an electric range of up to 110 kilometers.

Citroën e-Berlingo.

cenews – March 19, 2024. In addition to the new front, the revised model comes with more equipment and, above all, a higher range. Almost 4000 euros cheaper than its predecessor.

Triumph Rocket 3 Storm GT (l.) und R.

cenews – March 19, 2024. For the new model year, the Rocket 3 gets 15 hp and four Newton meters more as well as the name suffix Storm. Black engine parts. As R and GT. On sale from this month.

Ducati Desert X Rally.

cenews – March 19, 2024. Although sales and turnover fell short of the record year 2022, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer's profit was higher than ever before. Seven new models.

Audi Q6 e-Tron Quattro (l.) und SQ6 e-Tron.

cenews – March 19, 2024. The SUV is based on the new E-Premium platform developed jointly with Porsche. Fast charging and innovative lighting technology. From 74,700 euros.

Rover Fold E-Bike FFR 701.

cenews – March 18, 2024. Elektro Mobile Deutschland also sells the four pedelec model series with the traditional name in Austria and Switzerland. From 1399 euros. From folding to trekking bikes.

Hannes Camper.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – March 18, 2024. 67 days a year on the road? The internet platform Camperdays.de has done the math: Renting a vehicle for your vacation is usually cheaper.

Kia EV9.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – March 17, 2024. The E-SUV from Korea is an impressive appearance with a high level of comfort. However, the standard range was a long way off in our practical test.

Wolfgang Speck.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – March 16, 2024. Knaus Tabbert is one of the big three in the caravanning industry. Managing Director Wolfgang Speck may be reviving an old brand.

BYD.

cenews – March 15, 2024. Manufacturers from the Middle Kingdom in search of locations in Europe. Interview with Michael Nikolaides, new models from Jeep and Triumph.

Skoda Superb Combi.
By Frank Wald

cenews – March 15, 2024. The Czech flagship impresses with its finesse, spaciousness, practical luxury and innovative technology, while making the competition disappear into the trunk.

Skoda Epiq.

cenews – March 15, 2024. At its annual press conference, the company presented the study of a 4.10 meter long SUV, which will be available next year from 25,000 euros.

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.

World Ducati Week (2022).

cenews – March 14, 2024. Ducati fans from all over the world will meet again for three days at the Misano race track. Test and race track rides, Race of Champions and expert talks.

Ineos Grenadier Quartermaster Chassis Cab.
By Alexander Voigt

cenews – March 14, 2024. The crew cab of the Quartermaster pick-up is now also available without a loading area and with an exposed ladder frame. A wide variety of superstructures are possible.

VW-Markenchef Thomas Schäfer bei der Bilanzpressekonferenz 2024.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – March 14, 2024. Wolfsburg is pressing ahead with electric cars in particular. However, an entry-level model for around 20,000 euros is not in sight until 2027, while the ID 2 is expected to cost around 25,000 euros.

Magirus Drehleiter.

cenews – March 14, 2024. The Munich-based company Mutares, which already has a stake in Peugeot Motocycles, takes over the manufacturer of firefighting vehicles and fire protection technology. 2023 with losses.

Renault Scenic E-Tech Electric.
By Hans-Robert Richarz

cenews – March 14, 2024. Europe's "Car of the Year" comes onto the market in June. There is only one E-Tech Electric. Two power levels and battery sizes. From 41,400 euros.

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.

Volkswagen.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – March 13, 2024. Sales of electric cars rose by 35 percent last year. Nevertheless, the Wolfsburg-based company is also investing in combustion engines.

Sitz der Europäischen Union in Brüssel.

cenews – March 13, 2024. Shift up a gear: Member states are not yet doing enough for road safety to achieve the EU's targets for reducing road deaths.

MGB Mk1 (1964) und MG Cyberster (2023).

cenews – March 13, 2024. The once British and now Chinese brand is celebrating its 100th anniversary and is a Central Display Partner at the Festival of Speed in July. Premiere for the new hybrid model.

Marketing-Direktor Greg Willis und Dornma-Sportrchef Carlos Ezpeleta präsentieren den Hauptpreis für den Sieger der Triumph Triple Trophy 2024.

cenews – March 12, 2024. Each weekend, three riders will be awarded points for outstanding performance in an online vote. The main prize is once again a Street Triple RS.

Audi A3 Allstreet.

cenews – March 12, 2024. Audi modifies the A3 and extends the standard equipment. As a crossover with three centimeters more ground clearance and an off-road look. Two engines at market launch. From 35,650 euros.

Porsche.

cenews – March 12, 2024. The increase in sales was also over 7.5 percent. The sports car manufacturer delivered over 320,000 vehicles last year, more than 10,000 more than in 2022.

Porsche Taycan Turbo GT mit Weissach-Paket.

cenews – March 11, 2024. The new top-of-the-range Taycan Turbo GT model briefly delivers up to 1108 hp and is up to 75 kilograms lighter than a Turbo S. Record drive at Laguna Seca. For 240,000 euros.

Africa Eco Race 2024: Joan Pedrero auf Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250.

cenews – March 11, 2024. Dakar pro Joan Pedrero won the Maxitrail category on a near-standard Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250. Five episodes on the Internet.

Bridgestone-Werk im spanischen Burgos.

cenews – March 11, 2024. The tire manufacturer is investing up to 207 million euros in its Spanish site over the next few years. Production capacity for HRD and van tires will be increased.

Wrightbus Kite Hydroliner.

cenews – March 11, 2024. The Northern Irish company has already signed contracts with four transport companies. Up to 150 Kite Hydroliners. Saarbahn is putting five more into operation this year.

Zug der Schweizerischen Bundesbahnen im Bahnhof Immensee.

cenews – March 11, 2024. There were record passenger numbers last year. However, the profit is not enough to lead the rail company significantly out of the debts of previous years.

Rivian R2.
By Jens Meiners

cenews – March 10, 2024. Two electric crossovers: Rivian announces two new models for a large and growing segment.

„60th Anniversary“-Modelle von Majorette.

cenews – March 10, 2024. The French manufacturer of toy cars in Matchbox format was founded 60 years ago. The birthday models are dedicated to its history and also its homeland.

Ego E-Wave X.

cenews – March 9, 2024. Electric start-ups continue to have a hard time: the Aachen-based manufacturer is insolvent for the second time in four years. Going concern sought.

Riese & Müller Carrie.

cenews – March 8, 2024. Compact entry-level model Carrie goes on sale in May. Larger box with fold-out side walls and up to two child seats. From 5799 euros.

Die Lexus-Lounge „The Loft“ am Brüsseler Flughafen.

cenews – March 8, 2024. The lounge "The Loft" at Brussels Airport was honored for the sixth time in a row at the "World Travel Awards". Japanese hospitality.

Kia EV9 GT-Line.

cenews – March 8, 2024. The electric SUV was voted "Women's Worldwide Car of the Year 2024" by 75 female motoring journalists. Second win in a row for the brand. Another chance at the end of March.

Skoda Superb Combi iV.

cenews – March 8, 2024. VW and the ZIV hold their annual press conferences. Kia EV9 in a practical test. New models from Skoda, Renault and Triumph. Facelifts at Mazda and Stellantis.

Skoda Karoq, Sondermodell „Drive“.

cenews – March 8, 2024. The new entry-level engine is a 1.0-liter petrol engine with 115 hp for 32,930 euros. Special "Drive" model offers a price advantage of up to 2800 euros. Extended equipment options.

Alfa Romeo.

cenews – March 8, 2024. Next year will see the launch of the Stelvio on a platform with 800-volt architecture, followed by the Giulia in 2026. The vehicles will also be equipped with a new software system.

Batterie des Toyota C-HR PHEV.

cenews – March 8, 2024. The automotive group intends to take over the joint venture Primearth EV Energy, which it operates together with Panasonic, in full in the near future and thus enter into high-voltage production.

VW ID 7 Tourer.

cenews – March 7, 2024. The almost five-metre-long electric estate offers a standard range of over 600 kilometers and up to 1714 liters of storage space. Top speed 180 km/h. From 54,795 euros.

Vredestein Ultrac Pro.

cenews – March 7, 2024. When developing the UUHP tire, the focus was on lower weight, less material usage and greater fuel efficiency. Available in sizes from 18 to 24 inches.

Bildband „Cars & Carpet“.
By Jens Meiners

cenews – March 7, 2024. A magnificent illustrated book shows automotive treasures on high-quality carpeting. If you want to take a look inside, you need good connections to the client.

Stellantis investiert in Südamerika in Bio-Hybridtechnik und Elektromobilität.

cenews – March 7, 2024. 5.6 billion euros will flow into hybrid technology with biofuel and electromobility as well as over 40 new products by 2030. Market leader in three countries in the region.

1903er Mercedes-Simplex 60 HP „Roi des Belges“.
By Hans-Robert Richarz

cenews – March 6, 2024. A Mercedes-Simplex 60 hp "Roi des Belges" from 1903 is considered the most valuable automobile built before 1930 as of this month. It fetched over eleven million euros at auction.

Holten bei der Alcan 5000 mit dem Ineos Grenadier den Klassensieg in der Truck- und SUV-Wertung: Mercedes (li.) und Andy Lilienthal.

cenews – March 6, 2024. The off-road vehicle competed in the Alcan 5000 over more than 8000 kilometers from Kirkland to Anchorage. 16 competitors in the truck and SUV classification.

Fiat 500, Editionsmodell „Tributo Trepiuno“.

cenews – March 6, 2024. The Trepiuno concept car led to the 500 series model three years later. Limited Tributo edition for the 20th anniversary with certificate of authenticity from Stellanti's Heritage.

Volkswagen Passat.
By Jens Meiners

cenews – March 6, 2024. The mid-range Volkswagen remains a good choice for efficient and comfortable touring. From 40,000 euros and with up to 272 hp.

Im Juni findet die European H.O.G. Rally in Senigallia in Italien statt.

cenews – March 5, 2024. In June, the H.O.G. Rally takes place in Senigallia, which is also open to drivers of other brands. Rides, shopping, live music and shows. Over 50,000 participants are expected.

Mash B-Side 500.

cenews – March 5, 2024. The B-Side is powered by a 54 hp 494 cubic engine and will be available from April for just over 12,500 euros. The Black Side remains in the range.

Renault Rafale.

cenews – March 5, 2024. The 4.71-metre-long SUV coupé has a standard fuel consumption of 4.7 liters as a 200 hp full hybrid. An even more powerful all-wheel drive version will follow by the end of the year.

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.

Toyota hat die ersten Fahrzeuge für die Olympischen und Paralympischen Spiele von Paris 2024 ausgeliefert: Europa-Präsident Yoshihiro Nakata (l.) und Olympia-Chef Tony Estanguet.

cenews – March 5, 2024. The brand is providing over 2650 cars and 700 people movers for the Games and the Paralympics in Paris. The vehicle colors stand for the variety of drive systems.

Traton.

cenews – March 5, 2024. MAN increased sales by 37 percent. Scania and Navistar also sold more commercial vehicles than in 2022. Decline in South America. Dividend more than twice as high.

Ruroc Atlas 4.0 Flag Drop.

cenews – March 4, 2024. The British helmet manufacturer Ruroc offers the Atlas 4.0 as a flag drop with three different country decors. Can only be ordered online. From 650 euros.

Skoda-Unternehmenszentrale in Mladá Boleslav.

cenews – March 4, 2024. Four-part, five-storey building complex for up to 2000 employees, who were previously spread across 20 locations. Almost 23,000 square meters of office space. Desk sharing.

Jaguar-Logo.
By Frank Wald

cenews – March 4, 2024. First fully electric sports car will be a four-door GT with 800-volt technology, Range Rover electric in the starting blocks, "Reimagination" strategy bears first fruits.

Hyundai Ioniq 5.

cenews – March 4, 2024. The model upgrade increases the range to up to 570 kilometers. Five centimeters longer rear spoiler, revised controls and a smoother driving experience.

Vom US-Künstler J. Daar gestaltete Triumph T 120 Bonneville für die Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation.

cenews – March 4, 2024. US artist J. Daar designed a T 120 Bonneville and a Gibson Les Paul in the style of Elvis Presley. The money will go to charity.

Citroën ë-C3.

cenews – March 4, 2024. Anyone who chooses a ë-C3 by March 31 will save 799 euros. Two equipment levels. The base price is 23,300 euros. A range of over 300 kilometers.

GWM Wey 03.
By Guido Borck

cenews – March 3, 2024. Luxury features as standard and tempting prices make the Chinese mid-range SUV an alternative in the premium segment, and the first driving impression is also convincing.

Dacia Sandero Stepway.

cenews – March 3, 2024. Sandero, Sandero Stepway and Jogger will receive the additional driver assistance and safety systems prescribed from July 2024, as well as further product improvements.

Fiat Pandina.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – March 2, 2024. Based on the Panda Cross, the Italians modernized their registration guarantor and equipped it with the latest safety assistants in addition to the familiar mild hybrid drive.

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale in königsblau.

cenews – March 2, 2024. To mark "33 Stradale Day", the traditional Italian brand is showing exclusive photos of the limited-edition super sports car, with every 3rd March set to become a "public holiday" for the brand in future.

Cupra sponsort 2024 bundesweite Padel-Turnierserie.

cenews – March 1, 2024. Expansion of cooperation with the German Tennis Federation, "Cupra German Padel Tour" starts in March, more than 40 events, final in Dortmund in September.

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.

Senioren im Auto.
By Michael Kirchberger

cenews – March 1, 2024. EU Parliament against roadworthiness tests and for extension to 4.25 tons for electric vehicles and motorhomes, adjustment of the minimum age for bus drivers to 21 years.

Opel Grandland Hybrid.

cenews – March 1, 2024. The electrified 48-volt version with 136 hp and six-speed dual-clutch gearbox is said to consume up to 15 percent less fuel, with prices starting from 36,120 euros.

Harley-Davidson Hydra-Glide Revival.

cenews – March 1, 2024. Harley-Davidson presents this year's Icon and three strictly limited edition models from its Enthusiast Motorcycle Collection in the Tobacco Fade paint finish at Daytona.

John Deere 9RX 830.

cenews – February 29, 2024. Three new models of the 9RX series were presented in the USA. Up to 913 hp and 4234 newton meters of torque. Weighing 33.5 tons and almost 3.80 meters high.

Skoda begleitete 2023 zum 20. Mal die Tour de France.

cenews – February 29, 2024. The brand, which has its roots in bicycle production, is extending its commitment to the Tour de France and other international races. Support vehicles are electrified.

Wettbewerbsfahrzeug der „Defender Rally Series“.

cenews – February 29, 2024. The motorsport series puts the qualities of the off-road vehicle to the test. The field of participants is larger than ever before. Eight vehicles also taking part in the European Baja Championship.

Maria Schiewald.

cenews – February 29, 2024. The 28-year-old succeeds Cristiano Colaiacomo, who has moved to Opel. She has been with the company for ten years and is a qualified car saleswoman.

Maserati Gran Cabrio Trofeo.

cenews – February 29, 2024. The open-top version of the four-seater comes with a soft top and neck warmer. At market launch, the Trofeo with 550 hp is available for 231,035 euros.

Stephan Stuhr gewann den „Hyperbattle“-Wettbewerb von Peugeot und Lego.

cenews – February 29, 2024. Stephan Stuhr won the brand's Lego "Hyperbattle" in Rüsselsheim. Five finalists competed against one expert. One was eliminated every hour.

Fiat Doblò.

cenews – February 29, 2024. The revised van is available from 20,100 euros net. Available as a petrol, diesel or electric version with increased range. Safety and comfort are also enhanced.

Subaru P-1 / 1500 (1954).

cenews – February 28, 2024. In 1954, seven months after its foundation, the brand presented its first car. But it wasn't until four years later that things really took off. More milestone birthdays.

Opel Movano.

cenews – February 28, 2024. The Group division Pro One contributed a third of the company's net sales. Market leader in Europe and South America. Campervans for Australia and Japan.

Hopper.

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.

Opel Corsa Hybrid.

cenews – February 28, 2024. Specially developed 1.2-liter three-cylinder engine in two power levels. Up to one kilometer of purely electric driving is possible. The price list starts at 26,100 euros.

Hinten oder vorn, links oder rechts: Für die Ladeklappe am Elektroauto gibt es unterschiedliche Positionen.

cenews – February 28, 2024. The ADAC found six different positions for the power connection on 235 vehicles. Not all of them ideal. In the middle of the front is the exception rather than the rule.

McLaren Artura Spider.

cenews – February 27, 2024. The Artura is now also available as a Spider. Ten percent surcharge for open-top driving. At the same time, the output of the hybrid drive has been increased by 20 hp to 700 hp for the new model year

Breil Abarth 500e Automatic.

cenews – February 27, 2024. Together with Breil, a unisex wristwatch was created in the style of the small electric sports car. Limited to 999 pieces. The price is 499 euros.

Skoda kündigt für 2025 ein kleines SUV als neues Einstiegsmodell in Indien an.

cenews – February 27, 2024. The third model developed specifically for the subcontinent will be the brand's entry-level model in future and will benefit from tax advantages. Customers and fans help with the name search.

Kia EV9.

cenews – February 27, 2024. The largest and most important automotive jury in the world has announced the finalists for 2024: they come from China, Korea and Sweden.

Genf 2024: MG Cyberster.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – February 27, 2024. The brand is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The Cyberster reaches 100 km/h in just over three seconds and the new Model 3 will be available from around 20,000 euros.

Genf 2024: Yangwang U8.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – February 26, 2024. Geneva has also lost some of its former charisma. Nevertheless, there are one or two interesting innovations to discover at the motor show.

Vereinbaren die Lieferung von bis zu 500.000 Fahrzeugen (v.l.): Uwe Hochgeschurtz, Stellantis Chief Operating Officer Enlarged Europe, und Miel Horsten, Ayvens COO.

cenews – February 26, 2024. The leading long-term leasing and fleet management provider and the automotive group have reached a framework agreement for the next three years.

Genf 2024: Der Renault Scenic E-Tech Electric ist Europas „Auto des Jahres“.

cenews – February 26, 2024. The electric car was one of six finalists. The decision was made by a 59-member jury and was announced today at the Geneva Motor Show. From 41,400 euros.

Fiat Concept City-Car.

cenews – February 26, 2024. After the Panda, another new model is to be launched on the market every year until 2027. The brand presents five concept vehicles in advance in the video.

Renault 5 E-Tech Electric.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – February 26, 2024. The new edition of the classic small car will be launched as an electric car in three performance levels and two different sized batteries. From 25,000 euros.

Jeep Avenger 4xe.

cenews – February 26, 2024. New hybrid variant with electrified 4x4 drive closes the all-wheel drive gap in the model range, combination of 136 hp petrol engine and two 21 kW electric motors.

Alfa-Romeo-Chef Jean-Philippe Imparato.
By Guido Reinking

cenews – February 25, 2024. In April, however, the Milano will be the first electric car from the Italian premium brand in the Stellantis Group; the Giulia and Stelvio are to be renewed in 2025 and 2026.

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.

Dacia Sandrider.

cenews – February 24, 2024. Highlights of the 900 square meter stand are the new Duster and Spring as well as the Dakar Rally car Sandrider, Dacia driver Sébastien Loeb visits the stand.

Ineos Fusilier.

cenews – February 23, 2024. The off-road vehicle will be powered purely by battery electricity and a range extender version with a small combustion engine will be produced at Magna in Graz.

Peugeot E-3008.
By Walther Wuttke

cenews – February 23, 2024. Revamped crossover bestseller initially launches as an electric model from 48,650 euros, followed by models with hybrid and all-wheel drive as well as a larger battery and greater range.