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Always issues with refrigerants…

The automotive industry has been addressing the issue of refrigerants for a few years now. The refrigerant R1234yf introduced a few years ago is still highly flammable. And the gradual shortage of the old refrigerant R134a poses increasing challenges for vehicle...

Interview: How independent vehicle workshops are mastering the Corona crisis

Due to the corona crisis, the whole world is in a state of emergency. The automotive industry is being hit particularly hard in Germany. We asked ourselves how independent workshops are mastering the Corona crisis and what problems they are facing. The members of the...

What are the consequences of the corona crisis on garages and drivers?

To curtail the spread of coronavirus, people in Germany are currently obliged to restrict contact with others to the absolute minimum. Many retail outlets and hospitality businesses are shut, and numerous international borders within the EU have been closed. The...

Qualification for high-voltage work: This is how vehicle pros gear up for electric mobility

Experts are divided on the issue of electric mobility. Are electric cars really the only alternative to become carbon-neutral? When considering overall environmental performance, i.e. including battery manufacture, some doubt is at least in order here. Nevertheless,...

New registrations in 2019 – what can we expect in 2020?

Last year, the car market once again gained momentum. In addition to a slight increase in conventionally driven vehicles, in 2019 there were once again more new registrations with alternative drive. The largest proportion of newly registered vehicles with electric,...

Traffic jams – Germany is drowning

Who is to blame for the daily chaos and which ways out are there? Shortly before Christmas, the holiday season in Germany starts again. But with all the comfort, the Christmas holidays mean packed streets and countless traffic jams. And even during the holiday-free...

How to identify a broken tyre

If it hisses or pops, it’s already too late. A broken tyre can be really dangerous, not just on the motorway. However, critical situations can be avoided by identifying tyre damage at an early stage. The problem is that many drivers do not really know how to recognise...

Our highlights from the IAA 2019

This year, the International Motor Show (IAA) didn’t have it easy. First off, numerous automotive manufacturers announced that they weren’t going to be making an appearance at the largest German automotive show in 2019. And then there was strong criticism around the...

WERKSTATT DES VERTRAUENS – a seal of approval for vehicle workshops

Customer satisfaction is the central benchmark that independent workshops use when gauging their work and success. But workshop reviews often only represent a snapshot characterising earlier assessments. Specialist work is frequently performed once according to a...

E-highway on the A5: Germany’s first test route for hybrid HGVs

Since May 2019 drivers on the A5 have been wondering about a 5 km stretch of road with overhead power lines amidst the motorway. What sounds a bit like science fiction is a pilot project for which Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment is providing...

Cardata@once – a functional industry solution

Last year, we reported on our collaboration with Carmunication. Now there is news about our cooperation with the non-profit association: cardata@once. Carmunication’s commitment and our collaboration with the association gave rise to the idea of our own tool some time...

No helicopter needed: 5 tips for a safe way to school

I can still remember the summer of 2016. Our darling daughter was just about to start school and I was faced with the question of how to let her go – something which is a very important event for parents everywhere. First and foremost, we were concerned with how we...