Tag: Germany

Ferrari SF90 Stradale Prototype Wrecked In Crash In Germany

A Ferrari SF90 Stradale prototype was destroyed over the weekend in a crash. The incident happened near Hoffenheim, Germany, and footage taken after the crash shows that this wasn’t a production SF90 as its exterior was clad in black and white camouflage. A look inside the cabin also reveals heaps of testing equipment and additional […]

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Bosch Workers Protest As 1,000+ Jobs Will Be Cut Due To EV Transition

It would seem that Volkswagen employees aren’t the only German workers worried about what the EV transition will mean for them. Bosch employees across the country protested in the face of looming job cuts. According to the IG Metall union, around 3000 workers at Europe’s largest auto part manufacturer launched a protest at the Bosch […]

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Mercedes EQB Launches In Germany At Higher Prices Than Electric Audi, Volvo And Ford Rivals, But Lower Than Tesla

Mercedes-Benz has opened order books for the all-electric EQB in Germany, confirming at the same time that prices kick off at €55,311 ($62,000 at current exchange rates) for the base, all-wheel drive EQB 300 4Matic. As reported by Autonews Europe, that’s more than some of its current rivals in Germany, including the Audi Q4 e-tron […]

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2017 Mercedes S65 AMG Has The Same Solarbeam Yellow Paint As An AMG GT

A particularly striking 2017 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG has hit the used car market in Germany and could be perfect for anyone wanting to start a high-end taxi company or simply wanting an S-Class that stands out from all others. Adorning the exterior of this S65 AMG is the same shade of Solarbeam Yellow as the […]

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Mercedes Will Build Ultra-High-Performance Electric Motors In Berlin

Mercedes announced that it will build “ultra-high-performance” axial flux electric motors at its Berlin production facility based on technology gained through its acquisition of YASA. The U.K.-based company was acquired this summer, giving Mercedes access to its axial-flux motor technology. According to YASA, axial motors offer 30 percent more torque density than conventional radial ones. […]

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Mercedes Accused Of Diesel Emissions Cheating Again, Actual Figures Allegedly Five Times Higher Than Reported

After already having to pay up for emissions cheating in the past, Mercedes might have a similar problem on their hands again, as they’ve now been accused of using as many eight different emissions test cheat devices on their Euro 6-compliant diesel engines. According to the Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V. (DUH), a German non-profit environmental organization, multiple […]

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The Range Rover Velar Is The Most Stolen Car In Germany For 2020

Thieves in Germany seem to have a thing for premium SUVs, with high-riding models conquering eight out of the top ten spots of the most stolen vehicles for 2020. Autobuild reports the results as published by the German Insurance Association (GDV), which put the Range Rover Velar in the first place as the most commonly stolen […]

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Tesla To Begin Model Y Production At German Factory In November Or December

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has revealed that the automaker should start building the Model Y at its new Gigafactory in Berlin, Germany before the end of the year. While speaking during a special ‘Giga-Fest’ event hosted in a small town near the factory over the weekend, Musk said that production should commence in November […]

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