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Wednesday 01 February 2023

390 Adventure, the entry level of the KTM Travel family

KTM introduces the 390 Adventure 2023. The entry-level model in the Travel family comes with new colors and an interesting version with spoked wheels that is even more off-road oriented. Light, agile and powerful enough to get around town-as well as to ride with ease on epic roads such as the Route des Grandes Alpes-the 390 Adventure is a simple, fuel-efficient bike designed to tackle light off-road riding. For MY2023, the entry level of the KTM Travel family gets a makeover and a new, more offroad-oriented version, equipped with strong ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

Acea, De Meo: we should shape the future, not regulate the past

As chairman of Acea and CEO of Renault Group, Luca de Meo has written to leaders of European institutions calling for an ambitious and structured industrial policy as well as a coherent and holistic regulatory approach to help the automotive industry address current challenges. "The automotive industry is an economic powerhouse for Europe and is leading the transition to zero-emission mobility. However, recent trends show that it is gradually losing ground to its major global competitors. The response of policymakers to the challenges facing the industry is of paramount importance ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

Automotive: urgently needed European legislation to regulate access to vehicle-generated data

Ten European associations, representing major players in the automotive industry, have written a joint letter to European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen and the College of Commissioners calling for an end to the continued slippage in deadlines for establishing EU legislation to regulate access to data produced by vehicles. The FIA's "My Car, My Data" campaign-whose reasons are supported and relaunched by the letter-aims to represent the need/urgency to enshrine fundamental consumer protection principles such as freedom of choice, data protection and security, fair competition and innovation ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

BMW's first cellular coating line for EV batteries kicks off in Leipzig

The first cell coating line at the BMW Group Plant in Leipzig has gone into series operation as electronics production at the site continues to gain momentum. By 2024, the two existing module assembly lines will be complemented by a third, as well as four more cell coating lines and two more high-voltage battery assembly lines. The four coating lines will go into series operation later this year at approximately two-month intervals. From 2024, the plant will be able to handle the entire process chain for the production of high-voltage ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

BorgWarner ready for propulsion systems and aftermarket spin-off

BorgWarner has begun reinventing itself to succeed in the electrification industry with an ambitious program of mergers and acquisitions, including that of Delphi Technologies in 2020 with a 3.3 billion dollars valuation. The U.S.-based transmission specialist took another big step last December by announcing that it would transform its aftermarket and powertrain systems businesses into separately listed companies. In an interview with Automotive News Europe, BorgWarner executive vice president and chief strategy officer Paul Farrell explained that the move makes sense for BorgWarner right now to focus ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

California plans to ban 100% self-driving heavy transport

While California regulators are considering whether to lift the ban on self-driving trucks on public roads, labor representatives and state legislators are formalizing a bill that would maintain that ban. The California Labor Federation and several local labor representatives gathered yesterday in Sacramento to draft a bill requiring the presence of a safety driver in the cab during any testing or operation of autonomous vehicles weighing more than 10,000 pounds (over 4,500 kilograms). Assembly members cited safety as the main concern in keeping people busy behind the wheel ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

CarCloud Next Tonale, the Drivalia rental dedicated to the Alfa Romeo C-SUV

Drivalia launches CarCloud Next Tonale, the subscription formula dedicated to Alfa Romeo's first electrified C-SUV. Starting February 8th, the Alfa Romeo mild hybrid model will further enrich the range of CarCloud formulas, the car subscription chosen by more than 30,000 users and available in four countries (Italy, France, Spain and Portugal). Simply purchase the voucher, at a cost of 249 euros, on Amazon or at Drivalia Mobility Stores and convert it on the CarCloud website. It will then be possible to drive the C-SUV in Sprint and Ti ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

Carglass Official Supplier of the Giro d'Italia 2023

Also for 2023, Carglass will be the Official Supplier of the Giro d'Italia, the historic stage cycling race now in its 106th edition, which will be held May 6th to 28th starting in Abruzzo and arriving in Rome, on the majestic stage of the Imperial Forums. The renewal of the sponsorship agreement with the sporting event that has marked the history of Italy and Italians is a source of great pride for the window repair and replacement brand. In addition, also in the 106th edition of the Giro d ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

Cofinity-X, new joint venture between auto industries for secure data exchange

Ten automotive companies have come together to form the Cofinity-X joint venture, whose goal is to become one of the first operating companies that aims to provide products and services for secure data exchange along the entire automotive value chain. The shareholders (Basf, BMW Group, Henkel, Mercedes, SAP, Schaeffler, Siemens, T-Systems, Volkswagen, and ZF) have thus effectively initiated the next step in Europe to promote the adoption of the Cofinity-X ecosystem and accelerate the digital connection of partners at every stage of the value chain. The challenges that industries around ...

Wednesday 01 February 2023

Electrified and even more versatile, the revamped Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and Coupe

Mercedes-Benz has made a major redesign affecting the exterior, interior, technology and equipment of the GLE model generation launched in 2018. The engine range is now fully electrified and includes mild hybrids with 48-volt system and integrated starter generator (ISG) and fourth-generation plug-in hybrids. 4MATIC traction, standard in Europe, ensures safety and driving pleasure even in poor traction conditions or on off-road terrain with gradients of up to 100 percent. A towing load of up to 3.5 tons makes it possible to tow a horse trailer or a valuable ...