Smart speed support becomes mandatory

Smart speed support becomes mandatory

Under an EU regulation, a whole range of assistance systems will be required for new vehicles from Sunday: including an “intelligent speed assist”. It warns the driver of exceeding the speed limit – or whatever it thinks it is. As early as 2011, the EU decided that “Intelligent Speed ​​Adjustment” (ISA) would be mandatory – … Read more

Stellantis brings e-Routes to additional brands

Stellantis brings e-Routes to additional brands

Launched in 2023 on Citroën and subsequently expanded to vehicles from Peugeot, DS Automobiles, Opel and Vauxhall, Stellantis now offers the e-Routes app on Fiat (600e, E-Scudo and E-Doblò), Alfa Romeo (Junior Elettrica) , Jeep ® (Avenger) and Lancia (Ypsilon Electric). With apple The compatible Carplay and Android Auto app is mainly intended for customers … Read more

Nortvolt flop and China tariffs expose Germany’s battery disaster

Nortvolt flop and China tariffs expose Germany's battery disaster

Electric cars: Northvolt drop and China tariffs expose Germany’s battery disaster Northvolt is a flagship project funded by climate minister Robert Habeck with billions – but BMW, of all companies, has rejected Northvolt coldly. Experts sound the alarm: Germany is threatened with complete dependence on Chinese cells and raw materials. The plans were ambitious. Germany … Read more

Change to Stellantis

Change to Stellantis

Pascal Martens (54) will take over the Aftersales Division at Stellantis in Germany on September 1st. He replaces Davide Ivac, who is also head of aftersales at Stellantis in Italy will undertake. Thomas Steffens (41) will be the new director of light commercial vehicles in Germany, succeeding Martens. Pascal Martens started his career at General … Read more