Porsche adds second 718 production line

Porsche adds second 718 production line

The Porsche 718 isn’t even close to new, yet its popularity hasn’t waned. Porsche is expanding production of the 718 model line to the multi-brand Volkswagen Group plant in Osnabrück to keep up with demand and likely prepare for the future. Osnabrück is the same plant responsible for overflow production of the Cayenne. It will take time to prep Osnabrück …

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Goodwood Record-Setting McMurtry Spéirling to Spawn Roadgoing Car

Goodwood Record-Setting McMurtry Spéirling to Spawn Roadgoing Car

British startup McMurtry Automotive told Autocar at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed that it will build a roadgoing version of its Spéirling track car. The Spéirling made headlines this weekend when it set a new lap record at the Goodwood Hill Climb, running the course in just 39.08 seconds. The approximately 1000-hp EV measures a mere 126 inches long …

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More employers are suffering from persistent staff shortages

The labor market in this sector is struggling with personnel shortages. That’s what the increasing number of entrepreneurs in road freight (52% in Q2 versus 46% in Q1) and logistics service providers (34% in Q2 versus 30% in Q1) says. The number of vacancies remains high and pension outflows continue to increase. The number of bankruptcies remains at a low …

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View 2023 Nissan Z vs. 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Photos

View 2023 Nissan Z vs. 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Photos

Marc UrbanoCar and Driver A faceoff between two rear-drive, six-speed sports coupes with at least 400 horsepower. Read the full review View Gallery 54 Photos 1 of 54 The Nissan Z shares underpinnings with the previous 370Z, but its exterior nods to the first Datsun Z-cars, with a long nose and perky rear hatch. 2 of 54 The Z is …

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News: Volkswagen introduces ID. AERO

News: Seat Leon as FR Business Limited Edition

The study model is nearly five meters long and has a sleek design. The sloping roof that looks like a coupé ensures a very low drag coefficient of 0.23. Volkswagen’s modular MEB electric platform also allows for short overhangs, a long wheelbase and a very spacious interior. Identity. The AERO has a lithium-ion battery with a net energy content of …

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Farmers block highways A67 and A2

The A67 between Eindhoven and Venlo, near Liessel, is currently blocked by farmers. That’s why the highway towards Venlo was closed. Rijkswaterstaat reported to NU.nl that the police were on the scene and would intervene. According to ANWB, there are about ten to fifteen tractors on the road. A big jam has formed. About forty tractors blocked the road on …

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Volkswagen ID.Aero concept revealed, previews US-bound electric sedan

Volkswagen ID.Aero concept revealed, previews US-bound electric sedan

Volkswagen has only just shown us its 2024 ID.Buzz but the automaker is already close to revealing another member of the growing ID family of electric vehicles, a mid-size sedan that’s headed to the U.S. in 2023. The sedan will fill in for the Passat, which bows out here after 2022, and will likely go by the name ID.6. Prototypes …

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News: DS introduces 7 new Crossbacks

News: DS introduces 7 new Crossbacks

Light signs are more expressive thanks to the new slimmer DS PIXEL LED VISION 3.0 headlamps and DS LIGHT VEIL daytime running lights. The DS WINGS and grille are sharper, while the lower parts of the front and rear bumpers have been redesigned with new colors depending on the trim. The vortex-effect LED taillight design is also new and features …

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