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Traffic jam trip Motorway return trip Return trip traffic Summer holidays Motorway / ADAC summer jubilee: traffic jam lengths significantly lower than in the previous year / At the end of the holiday, sometimes more tourist traffic than 2019 / Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes . Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / Daniel Delang"
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Less traffic jams in summer 2020 / ADAC summer jubilee: traffic jam lengths significantly lower than in the previous year / At the end of the holiday, sometimes more traffic than in 2019

Munich (ots) - Did the Germans go on summer vacation as usual in the Corona year 2020 or did they do without it? The ADAC's current summer jubilee now provides answers to these questions. The club registered a hesitant, subdued start on the first travel weekends in late June and early July. The number of traffic jams came to around 75 percent

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ADAC fuel price comparison: price difference between gasoline and diesel is growing / fuel prices: difference in both fuels over 20 cents / diesel and gasoline each with a slight increase in the weekly comparison / Further text on ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is for editorial purposes free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC"
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Fuel prices: Difference of both fuels over 20 cents / diesel and gasoline each with a slight increase in a weekly comparison

Munich (ots) - A slight increase in fuel prices is noticeable at the petrol pumps. The ADAC calculates a nationwide average for a liter of Super E10 at 1,247 euros. This corresponds to an increase of 1,2 cents compared to the previous week. The price for a liter of diesel also increases by 0,2 in a week-on-week comparison

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Smart Kid Belt in front of the ADAC crash test / More text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC / Test und Technik"
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The ADAC warns against child seat replacement / additional belt Smart Kid Belt fails in the event of a crash and carries the risk of injury.

Munich (ots) - Children up to the age of 12 or up to a height of 1,50 meters must be transported in "approved restraint systems" in order to be protected as best as possible in the event of an accident. As a rule, child seats are used. However, an alternative, cost-effective belt system that is supposed to make the regular child seat superfluous is also permitted: the “Smart Kid” belt system

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Clear the way for e-charging stations in private underground garages / ADAC welcomes the decision of the Bundestag

Munich (ots) - E-car users who live in apartment buildings will in future be entitled to have a charging station installed in shared underground and collective garages. The Bundestag decided on Thursday and paved the way for a reform of the Condominium Act. The ADAC welcomes the decision of the Bundestag as an important step to driving and charging a car

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Accompanied driving - across borders / ADAC and the Dutch automobile club ANWB want mutual recognition of national regulations

Munich (ots) - “Accompanied driving from 17” has been successfully established in Germany for more than ten years. This created a nationwide opportunity to acquire a class B driving license at the age of 17 - subject to the condition that the car up to the 18th birthday is only accompanied by a person whose name is entered in the test certificate

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Climate protection must not restrict mobility / ADAC warns against abstract goals that overwhelm the population and the economy

Munich (ots) - The ADAC is expressly committed to climate protection and considers progress in the transport sector to be indispensable. What is decisive, however, is that climate targets are technically feasible, economically sensible and affordable. For the transport sector, the goal of reducing CO2 emissions by 40 percent in Germany is ambitious and can only be achieved with considerable effort. Do not forget

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Fuel prices in Germany / Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC-Grafik"
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Diesel drivers refuel significantly cheaper / The gasoline price has also decreased compared to the previous week

Munich (ots) - The crude oil price, which fell in the first two weeks of September, also benefits motorists. As reported by the ADAC, a liter of Super E10 currently costs EUR 1,235 on a nationwide average. Compared to the previous week, this represents a decrease of one cent per liter. This is shown by the weekly ADAC analysis of fuel prices

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Duplex garages: space even for a large family car / ADAC analysis shows models for duplex parking spaces - small cars can be too tall

Munich (ots) - Duplex garages are often standard in the underground garages of apartment buildings and residential complexes. Older systems in particular are limited in their dimensions - especially in height. The ADAC has evaluated which current car models are suitable for duplex garages. The result: for most applications, from family cars with a large trunk to sporty two-seater

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Euro NCAP: Highway accident new in the frontal crash test / further development is based on ADAC development - manufacturers should install optional safety systems as standard

Munich (ots) - From 0 to 5 stars: The evaluation scheme of the consumer protection program Euro NCAP provides car buyers with a basis for comparison for the safety of vehicles. The evaluation system is regularly updated and new tests are added. In the current further development of the Euro NCAP test, a significant change is due to the initiative of the ADAC mobility club. In the case of a head-on crash,

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Bundestag adopts repair clause - associations express broad approval, but also criticize: fair competitive conditions in the automotive spare parts market for 25 years

Berlin (ots) - The German Bundestag yesterday passed the law to strengthen fair competition, which includes changes in design law. A repair clause is thus included in the German design law, which excludes visible vehicle spare parts from design protection. The General German Automobile Club eV (ADAC), the Gesamtverband Autoteile-Handel eV (GVA) and the German Consumer Association (vzbv) welcome you

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ADAC tips for braking with the e-scooter: The position and posture of the driver determine the braking distance / Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC / Rasmus Kaessmann"
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Safe on the road with the e-scooter / ADAC tips on buying, correct braking and turning

Munich (ots) - More than 30.000 e-scooters are used as sharing vehicles in Germany and the number of privately purchased vehicles is also increasing. But what do you have to pay attention to when buying and especially when driving the electric scooters? The ADAC has put together some tips and recommendations for this. In addition to a helmet (not mandatory) and liability insurance (mandatory with

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Broken fork on a Kettler e-bike. / Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / Franz Wallner / VKI"
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After ADAC test: recall for five e-bike models / models from Kettler and Hercules affected - front fork can come off the bike

Munich (ots) - The e-bike manufacturers Kettler Alu-Rad and Hercules are calling a total of five models of e-bikes into the workshops: The reason for the recall is a fork break in a product test by the ADAC. In the course of testing Urban E-Bikes, the fork on a Kettler product suddenly broke during adjustment. As a result, a part could become

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Construction sites slow down holidaymakers and commuters / End of vacation in Baden-Württemberg / ADAC traffic jam forecast for September 11th to 13th / The situation on Germany's motorways during the summer holidays / More text on ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / Die Use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC eV"
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Construction sites slow down vacationers and commuters / End of holidays in Baden-Württemberg / ADAC traffic jam forecast for September 11th to 13th

Munich (ots) - The ADAC is expecting hardly less traffic jams this weekend than a week ago. Most disabilities are in rush hour traffic on Friday afternoons around the metropolitan areas and at the currently around 800 motorway construction sites. Construction is particularly intense on the A3 Nürnberg-Würzburg and the A7 Kassel-Hanover. Construction activity always increases in September

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ADAC fuel price comparison: price difference between gasoline and diesel growing. Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC"
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Price difference between petrol and diesel is growing / Super E10 is rising again, diesel is falling further

Munich (ots) - At the petrol pumps, the price difference between Super E10 and diesel continues to increase. As in the previous week, the price for a liter of Super E10 has increased. In the national average, an increase of 0,6 cents to 1,254 euros per liter is recorded. In contrast, a liter of diesel has become cheaper again on average

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Connect systems: After a free start there is a risk of subscription costs / ADAC: Manufacturers must make prices and scope of services easy to find

Munich (ots) - Calling up current fuel prices or traffic information, looking for free parking spaces or streaming music: Connectivity is becoming increasingly important in the car. While the services are usually free in the first few months after buying a new car, consumers often experience a nasty surprise later: Many services have to be extended for a fee. The ADAC has investigated what follow-up costs

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Fuel prices in August 2020. Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"
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Refueling cheaper in August than in the previous month / fixed euro has a positive effect on fuel prices

Munich (ots) - Motorists were able to refuel cheaper on average in August than in July. According to the monthly ADAC market evaluation, a liter of Super E10 cost the federal average 1,248 euros, 0,8 cents less than in the previous month. Diesel was also cheaper by 0,8 cents to an average of 1,082 euros per liter. Has had a positive effect on average prices

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ADAC car cost comparison: The VW ID.3 is so cheap. Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"
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VW ID.3 cheaper than Golf with combustion engine / ADAC total cost calculation: New electric car also beats competing models from Tesla & Co.

Munich (ots) - With the ID.3, Volkswagen is launching the first volume model with an electric drive in September 2020. An evaluation by the ADAC shows: In a full cost calculation that includes the purchase price, the fixed, operating and maintenance costs as well as the loss of value, the ID.3 not only scores better than comparable VW models with a conventional drive - the new one

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The situation on Germany's autobahns during the summer holidays. Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"
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In the south, a lot of travel / construction sites, work and return traffic burden the roads / ADAC traffic jam forecast for September 4th to 6th

Munich (ots) - The traffic situation on Germany's highways is tense this weekend. Especially in the south, travelers have to plan more travel time. The summer vacation ends in Bavaria, and a week later in Baden-Württemberg. At the same time, there are a number of late vacationers, weekenders and mountain hikers on the go, especially when the weather is nice. In addition, threatens across Germany, especially on Friday afternoons

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The traffic jam on Germany's motorways during the summer vacation. Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image for editorial purposes is free of charge. Publication, please citing the source: "obs / ADAC"
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Car tourists on their way home need longer / End of vacation in Saxony and Thuringia / ADAC traffic jam forecast for August 28th to 30th

Munich (ots) - Next weekend there is again an increased risk of traffic jams. Especially on the home lanes of the motorways heading north, traffic can stall. The situation looks much better on the routes towards vacation areas. The summer holidays are now ending in Saxony and Thuringia as well as in the center of the Netherlands. With significant traffic is above all

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