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Mercedes-AMG GLA (2020): the SUV is already sharp

Barely presented in its conventional version, the new generation GLA has already sported its clothes. Understand by that that the AMG versions have already been announced, even shown … At least the small 35, but it will also be available in 45 S version. In the modern Mercedes range, there can be…

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Volkswagen Caddy (2020). First photos before the presentation

Volkswagen’s new van will make its world premiere next year in February. In the meantime, the brand has released two designs and some (very light) information. The last time the Volkswagen Caddy made the news, it was in 2015, with what looked like the third generation (fourth, according to the manufacturer) of this…

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39 bodies found in a truck: three new arrests

A 38-year-old man and woman from Warrington, in the north of England, as well as a 48-year-old Northern Irishman were arrested on Friday. British police announced on Friday that they had made three new arrests following the discovery near London of 39 Chinese dead in a truck , whose driver had already…

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IREQ is developing a super battery for wind turbines and cars

Between the high cost of the energy bill and technological advances, the need for renewable and financially affordable sources of energy is growing. Whether it is to power an industrial structure, an energy production facility or simply replace electricity with hydrocarbons, innovations are multiplying to enter the era of green energies. …

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Direction the city that never sleeps: what the New York Auto Show has in store for us

From April 4 to 12, 2015, The Big Apple will host its car show. The scale of this event is worthy of the reputation of this city that never sleeps. For this season, the exhibition should not disappoint anyone since beautiful creations from car manufacturers are on the menu!  Between those who want to…

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The advantages of autonomous cars

The development of technology to make cars autonomous is developing considerably and represents the future of the automotive industry.  Companies like Google, Mercedes, BMW, Volvo and Tesla are currently working on the development of systems allowing vehicles to drive independently, or without the intervention of a human being. In addition, according…

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The road to recharging electric cars

While electric cars have a major advantage for protecting the environment, the fact remains that there are still problems linked to the range and charging of this type of vehicle. Indeed, with the exception of the Tesla S and X, the majority of them rarely exceed 400 kilometers with a full…

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Passionate about auto mechanics? Discover the 5 best engines for 2016

For the 22 nd consecutive year, the WardsAuto magazine ranking allows enthusiasts of car mechanics to discover the best in terms of classic and electric motors, as well as to glimpse the best technologies and engineering that support them. To carry out this classification, the magazine places the vehicles under real conditions. In addition to the consumption…

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Guide to ensuring the profitability of a workshop during off-peak periods

For mechanical workshops, spring and autumn are generally the busiest times of the year. After a calm winter, ridership begins in March and ends with the summer holidays, then starts again at the end of September.  During slack periods, the fall in turnover can be significant. In collaboration with his colleagues, the operations…

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Why is it important to learn the basics of mechanics to succeed in the auto industry?

With the increased presence of new technologies, mechanics must adapt more to new mechanical concepts when it comes to performing repairs or maintenance.  If you plan to go to training to become a mechanic, you will certainly need to master the most recent maintenance techniques, but also the basics of…