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Tokyo, 22. October 2015 – in japan, the new lexus goes as rx 450h and as rx 200t in the trade. The 4,89 meter long, 228 hp suv, which toyota has first introduced at the beginning of april 2015 on the shanghai auto show, is powered by a charged two-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and remains true to the poached lexus lines.

Toyota reports, the rx is the best-selling model in the 26th anniversary history of his nobel brand lexus. New is the motorization with a two-liter four-cylinder with combined benzine direct and suction tube injection. The 160 kg weighing aluminum engine with cast gray cast iron racks and double compensation shaft appeared in 2014 after nine years of development time in the lexus 200t under the name 8ar-fts.

His twin scroll turbo charging allows the bundling of the exhaust pass channels one and four as well as two and three each in two channels a faster response of the turbine. In addition, the separation of the channels prevents cylinder interference and offers in conjunction with direct injection the possibility of scavenging, ie an extended ventilation for better draining the cylinder at low speed.

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Dresden: corridor for autonomous driving

Dresden: corridor for autonomous driving

From autumn 2018, networked and highly automated cars are traveling in the nearby dresden airport for experiments. The wilschdorfer landstrab is currently exhausted with roadside units (rsu). Over the small box, information between traffic lights and cars can be exchanged. The state capital is one of seven test regions nationwide, in which research institutions and companies explore driving with highly automated cars. One year after the cabinet resolution on the automotive of the future, it starts now.

"From autumn, the first two to three test corridors should be in operation and the first test drives will be carried out," said prof. Matthias klingner, head of the fraunhofer institute for traffic and infrastructure systems, which is involved in. Two corridors – including one in the dresden north at the airport as well as another in the south in the city center – were currently expired. The country wants to give over various topfe around 11.6 million euros for the networked and automated driving. In the end, it should be several test corridors.

The whole is a coarse project: according to sachsian energy agency (saena) in about 10 projects around 40 partners from the sachsische economy, science and administration are active. "What we do is already a kind of pioneering work," said yvonne jahne from the saena. The many different project partners had never sat in such a topic at a table before. Volkswagen in dresden also works on it. "Volkswagen dresden asks to be active in the field of automated driving," carsten krebs said, spokesman for the glass manufactory of vw in dresden.

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Expert: entry at alfa goods currently too much for vw

The speculation, vw is interested in the supersence of the fiat group brand alfa romeo, had new food at the beginning of the week than the automotive week a namelessly not mentioned "vw guidance" with the words quoted: "alfa is a globally recognized brand with sportive genes and gross tradition." "if such a treasure to have goods, we were not allowed too long zogs."

Although the corporate headquarters in wolfsburg and turin unison leaned out a comment on this exercise, but the usage fantasies were born in addition by the use of the italian design company italdesign through volkswagen. However, vw has been working with italdesign for decades – company founder giorgetto giugiaro has designed the first golf and legendar scirocco. Second, it is caught that vw chief designer walter de silva is italian, as well as vw marketing manager luca de meo, which was formerly stood at fiat for alfa.

At no time was there in wolfsburg but indications of contacts, talking or even negotiations with fiat over the mailder car brand. In media reports, there was always talk of interest, but not of concrete steps.

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Dreyer: costing prere for german e car manufacturer

The rhineland-palatinate minister presentess malu dreyer (spd) sees the german auto industry and its suppliers from coarse challenges in the topic of electromobility. They have hours in international competition before "enormous stitching processes," said the head of government on thursday (16. August 2018) at the opening of the fair e-mobilitat in worms.

Dreyer sees rhineland-palatinate well among other things in the loading infrastructure for electric cars. Limitively significant progress in alternative drive forms are necessary, which are clean, environmental and climate-friendly.

Meanwhile, the number of electric cars in rhineland-palatinate has tilted – even if in total still comparatively few electric cars are on the straw. According to motor humbersamt there was 1. January this year 2221 electric cars in the country. One year earlier, the flensburg authority had not been 1423, five years before – so to 1. January 2013 – merely 268 such cars have been paid. Previously, the swr report. Also compared to the saxon’s population approximately comparable from the population, rhineland-palatinate was ahead with its 2221 e cars early 2018. According to the federal office, only 1501 e-cars were in the east german state.

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Third generation of toyota prius debut in detroit

Third generation of toyota prius debut in detroit

Detroit (michigan / usa), 13. January 2009 – the term "prius" dates from the latin and means "who preceded". In 1997, toyota introduced the ur version of his hybrid vehicle, which became a bestseller with the world’s second generation introduction of the second generation in 2004. Worldwide, a million builders now decided on prius. At the north american international auto show (naias – audiator days: 17. To 25. January) now debut the third generation. It comes in the us in the spade of fruhahr and europe-wide in the summer of 2009 on the market.

The better is the good enemy

In principle, toyota is all about the old one, both in terms of the power-shifted hybrid drive and what the cavity exercise of the vehicle is concerned, but the japanese have improved essential components: in the third prius generation is a new, 1.8 liter of cylinder four-cylinder gasoline, which is operated in the atkinson cycle, which brings consumption benefits in partial load area. Also new are electrical and electronic components and a lighter planetary gearbox. A total of 90 percent of the hybrid system, toyota has been newly developed. The new internal combustion engine does 72 kw (98 hp), the e-motor 59 kw (80 hp). System performance rose to 99 kw (134 hp).

Consumption lowered

Due to the coarse displacement, the total speed level of the internal combustion engine could be lowered ("downspeeding"to). His high maximum torque helps to reduce consumption in uberlandfahrten and higher speeds. In addition, the engine now requires less fuel in the cold. In the american cycle, the new prius comes with a gallon gasoline 50 miles, which corresponds to 4.7 liters per 100 kilometers. The transaction generation managed 46 miles per gallon (5.1 l / 100 km).

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Driving report vw e-golf 2017

As volkswagen your model car "i.D." imagined, which briefly made the round to forgot two days later, the ag had a real serial car almost finished: an update of her e-golf. This car i recommended interested parties of electric cars with vw logo on it then, because firstly, it was possible to buy it other than the model car soon and secondly all signs were for that the car became good.

My "sign" almost all come from experiences with the transaction version of this drive in e-golf and e-up. Although the cars do not look especially after electrocompetence, volkswagen managed to build the drive with which it was most easy to drive in the competitive environment. The automatic electoral lever worked the wolfsburg here around a control unit for the electric brake (recuperation). Printed on the left and right switches the lever three stages of the recuperation to be used in the rolled-in rolls when rolled by the pedal: from free sailing (1) to pretty strong braking (3). A prere back switches the electrical brake to the maximum (b mode). So, for example, as a truck retarder on steep runs, it can be used to save the disc brakes while loading the battery at the same time.

In the larger, more expensive e-golf, volkswagen also installed more detailed cards, which has more complex software access. Specifically, the map material knows in many places the topography of the straws and the tempomat attacks as long as a programmed route is driven. Even slower to be moving places like roundabouts are marked, if not everyone. The update builds on these virtues. Above all, it also makes you accessing motorists who know little about how they should drive their new e-car most efficient. Very eagerly the two oko modes also give travel tips on the tacho unit.

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Toyota auris: toy-made offer in leipzig

Toyota auris: toy-made offer in leipzig

Koln, 24. Marz 2009 – in front of the start of sales at the end of april, toyota sends the overworked auris on the ami in leipzig (28. Marz to 5. April) over. For the compacts are new, economical drives and a new equipment line obvious.

1.33-liter gasoline replacing old 1.4

So far, there were compact cars with two petrolers, a 1.4 with 97 hp and a 1.6 with 124 hp. These aggregates are replaced by economical. New entry-level motor is the 101 horsepower of the yaris 101 hp thick 1,3-liter gasoline engine, the toyota – so that everyone realizes that it is a new aggregate ahdeln – preferred as 1.33-liter engine. The basic model consumes the variable valve control dual vvt-i and the new start-stop automatic according to toyota 5.8 liters per 100 kilometers. For comparison: the weaker 1.4-liter swallowed 6.9 liters, while the comparable vw golf 1.6 at 7.1 liters is still thirstier. More economical than the auris 1.33 is only the honda civic 1.4 with 100 hp with a standard consumption according to the manufacturer of 5.7 liters. The old 1.6-liter gasoline engine replaces toyota through a rough, but slightly strong aggregate with valvematic and 132 hp. The manufacturer does not share with the manufacturer.

1.4 liter gross new entry-level diesel

On the diesel side there has been a 2.0-liter with 126 hp and a 2.2-liter with 177 hp. These two engines now fulfill the exhaust standard euro 5 and should consume less – detailed information is still missing. New in the diesel palette is the 90 hp 1.4-liter self-condition that works already in the iq and yaris. In addition to the six-speed circuit, there is the multimode gear (mmt), an automated six stage manual transmission, which has been offered in accordance with the 1.6-liter gasoline. With the manual circuit, the new 1.4-liter diesel consumes according to toyota 4.8 liters per 100 kilometers, with mmt it is a tenthiter more.

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