Preview: A week of numbers
The next week will be dominated by numbers. Audi and Skoda also invite you to the annual press conference, as do ZF and Deutz. The analysts from Dataforce use dashboards to take a look at the “changing automobile market”, and the two-wheeler industry association examines the development of the bicycle and e-bike market.
With the RZ from Lexus, the third variant of the Toyota bZ4X appears, which we present in more detail in the driving report. We also clarify how well the steering wheel, which is cut at the top, lies in the hand. Volkswagen wants to give a first impression of the ID 2, which is intended to round off the lower end of the electric portfolio in the future. Meanwhile, Renault is presenting the second generation of its E-Kangoo. And our author Mark Richardson was in Chile with Porsche to find out about e-fuels, which are currently the subject of heated debate. Combustion engines can be operated CO2-free with climate fuels.
Michael Kirchberger drove the Skoda Octavia Combi TDI. The brand’s evergreen also cuts a fine figure with the small 116 hp diesel engine. It not only brings passengers nimbly and economically, but also a lot of luggage from A to B. Frank Wald deals with the Kia Niro EV in the second practical test. Will the world women’s car also reach men in 2023?
Patience is a virtue that is in demand when you have ordered a new motorhome. The delivery times are getting longer and longer, but you don’t have to let them pass by doing nothing, says our caravan expert Michael Kirchberger.
In addition, as usual, we provide you with further news from the world of cars and motorcycles as well as the entire vehicle industry and transport policy on a daily basis throughout the week. (awm)