Category: Automobile

When it comes to connectivity, the premium brands are the frontrunners. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

Connectivity in the test: premium brands top / comparison of networking options in eleven compact cars

Munich (ots) - Modern cars offer many networking options, at the same time car buyers have high expectations of the digital equipment in the vehicle. Voice control, traffic jam-free navigation and a diverse range of infotainment options are known to smartphone users and are increasingly being asked for by cars. However, additional functions and complicated menu structures increase the potential for distraction in road traffic. That's why

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Voluntary voucher solution is a fair solution for consumers and tour operators / ADAC: State protection protects consumers

Munich (ots) - The Bundestag today decided on a voluntary voucher solution in package travel law that protects consumers from losses and tour operators from impending insolvency due to repayment obligations. From the ADAC's point of view, the solution decided is just as good for consumers as it is for the travel industry, which is particularly affected by the consequences of the Covid 19 pandemic. ADAC tourism president

Dangerous carelessness of the driver of the eScooter: Distracted only with one hand on the steering wheel and by drinking / A study by ADAC and ÖAMTC shows: sideline activities always have a negative impact on driving behavior - whether as a car

Distraction often leads directly to oncoming traffic / A study by ADAC and ÖAMTC shows that sideline activities always have a negative impact on driving behavior - whether as a car, bike or e-scooter driver

Munich (ots) - drinking from a water bottle, opening a packet of handkerchiefs or reading and answering a message on a cell phone - all everyday activities that do not require any special skills. However, if they are done while driving a car, on a bicycle or on an eScooter, these activities almost inevitably lead to some

The traffic jam situation on Germany's motorways. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC eV"

In the southwest, the vacation / ADAC congestion forecast for July 3 to 5 begins

Munich (ots) - Despite the exceptional situation caused by the corona pandemic, the ADAC is expecting numerous traffic jams on the third weekend of the summer vacation season. Both the north and the south of the country are likely to be at the same time. However, the dimensions of previous years will not reach the Corona traffic jams to a certain extent, according to the

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Tire test: New ADAC brochure for buying advice / Valuable information for advice on buying a tire - two issues per year for the “changing season”

Munich (ots) - Read first, then buy: With the brochure “Tire Tests and Tire Tips”, the ADAC will in future provide information twice a year on the current results of its tire tests. The brochure is published for the tire changing season in spring and autumn and, as an informative print product, supplements the advice given to members on the club's digital channels.

Fuel prices in Germany / Brent crude oil again more expensive. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC-Grafik"

Petrol price rises significantly / Brent crude oil again more expensive

Munich (ots) - Refueling is again significantly more expensive for drivers of petrol cars. According to an evaluation by the ADAC, a liter of Super E10 costs an average of 1,271 euros nationwide, which is 3,4 cents more than last week. There is also a price increase for diesel: the liter currently costs 1,107

ADAC tunnel inspection 2020: The results at a glance. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC"

Austria's tunnel top, Italy flop / Many tunnels do not meet EU security standards

Munich (ots) - The result is sobering: Over half of the tunnels inspected do not meet the minimum requirements of the European Union for safety in European road tunnels. This is the result of a current investigation by the ADAC, in which the club uses 16 visual inspection and distance measurements to measure XNUMX tunnels on important travel routes in the trans-European road network

ADAC traffic jam forecast for summer travel. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

Summer vacation start in five federal states / ADAC traffic jam forecast for June 26-28

Munich (ots) - This weekend many car trips will end in traffic jams. Holidays start in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein, and the second wave of travel is rolling out of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Car tourists from Scandinavia, especially Denmark, are also on their way to the sea or to the south, where the schools are also already closed

Fernbusterminal Stuttgart at SAB airport / ADAC test often criticizes missing passenger information / Not enough seats in the waiting area / Test winner is Stuttgart. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Publication please state the source: "obs / ADAC / @ ADAC / Steffen Thalemann"

Long-distance bus stations: Passengers are in the rain too often / ADAC test often criticizes missing passenger information / Too few seats in the waiting area / Test winner is Stuttgart

Munich (ots) - Regardless of the long-distance bus boom, at least until the Corona crisis, many long-distance bus stations in Germany do not meet the expected standards or only partially. This is the result of the current ADAC test from a total of eleven bus stations that are heavily frequented. The test winner is the Stuttgart long-distance bus station with a very good result. Five train stations

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CO2-free fuels also belong in cars / alternative fuels can play a decisive role in climate protection

Munich (ots) - ADAC demands that the implementation of climate protection goals in road traffic be open to technology. CO2-neutral road traffic can only be achieved with a combination of the options, says ADAC Technology President Karsten Schulze during an ADAC expert discussion on mobility. Schulze underlines the importance of alternative fuels for climate protection: “Millions are burners

National fuel prices. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

Fuel prices rise sharply / easing of corona restrictions increases demand

Munich (ots) - Refueling is again significantly more expensive. According to the current evaluation of the ADAC, a liter of Super E10 costs 1,227 euros on average, which is 3,6 cents more than in the previous week. This makes gasoline as expensive as it was last at the end of March. Diesel prices also rose. One liter currently costs

The cheapest fuel in Bavaria / price difference between the federal states is increasing / fuel prices in the federal state comparison Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

The cheapest fuel in Bavaria / price difference between the federal states is increasing

Munich (ots) - The regional price differences for petrol and diesel have increased significantly. While motorists in Bavaria can fill up with Super E10 for an average of 1,205 euros per liter according to the current state comparison, they have to pay an average of 1,318 euros for the liter in Bremen. After all, that's 11,3 cents more than in Bavaria.

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Happy end to a battery breakdown in the drive-in cinema / Yellow Angels keep broken-down film fans afloat - ADAC: switch off the lights and ventilation in the drive-in cinema

Munich (ots) - Drive-in cinemas are experiencing an unprecedented boom in the corona crisis. But after a show ends, disillusionment often follows because many cars fail to start after a long film night because of battery problems. The ADAC is responding to this unexpected renaissance and is now providing street watch drivers in cooperation with drive-in operators

Comes a piece of furniture flown! / ADAC crash test: unsecured purchases from the construction or furniture market are life-threatening in the event of an accident / crash test with an unsecured load: small parts hit the driver hard on the head. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Publication please state the source: "obs / ADAC / Uwe Rattay"

Comes a piece of furniture flown! / ADAC crash test: Unsecured purchases from the construction or furniture market are life-threatening in the event of an accident

Munich (ots) - Heavy objects from hardware stores or furniture stores can be transported unsecured in the car and pose a real risk to the occupants. This is the result of a crash test with standard furniture packs and small parts. In the test, the ADAC simulated a crash with a fully loaded VW Golf V Variant at 45 km / h:

Current news about the automobile

Public holiday Corpus Christi in eight federal states / ADAC traffic jam forecast for June 10th to 14th

Munich (ots) - The coming weekend, Germany's motorways will be lively at times. The roads in southern Germany are particularly affected. Because of Corpus Christi (holiday on Thursday, June 11th, in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, in parts of Saxony and Thuringia and in Saarland) and a “bridge day” on Friday, some drivers are already starting

When it comes to connectivity, the premium brands are the frontrunners. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

Connectivity in the test: premium brands top / comparison of networking options in eleven compact cars

Munich (ots) - Modern cars offer many networking options, at the same time car buyers have high expectations of the digital equipment in the vehicle. Voice control, traffic jam-free navigation and a diverse range of infotainment options are known to smartphone users and are increasingly being asked for by cars. However, additional functions and complicated menu structures increase the potential for distraction in road traffic. That's why

Current news about the automobile

Voluntary voucher solution is a fair solution for consumers and tour operators / ADAC: State protection protects consumers

Munich (ots) - The Bundestag today decided on a voluntary voucher solution in package travel law that protects consumers from losses and tour operators from impending insolvency due to repayment obligations. From the ADAC's point of view, the solution decided is just as good for consumers as it is for the travel industry, which is particularly affected by the consequences of the Covid 19 pandemic. ADAC tourism president

Dangerous carelessness of the driver of the eScooter: Distracted only with one hand on the steering wheel and by drinking / A study by ADAC and ÖAMTC shows: sideline activities always have a negative impact on driving behavior - whether as a car

Distraction often leads directly to oncoming traffic / A study by ADAC and ÖAMTC shows that sideline activities always have a negative impact on driving behavior - whether as a car, bike or e-scooter driver

Munich (ots) - drinking from a water bottle, opening a packet of handkerchiefs or reading and answering a message on a cell phone - all everyday activities that do not require any special skills. However, if they are done while driving a car, on a bicycle or on an eScooter, these activities almost inevitably lead to some

The traffic jam situation on Germany's motorways. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC eV"

In the southwest, the vacation / ADAC congestion forecast for July 3 to 5 begins

Munich (ots) - Despite the exceptional situation caused by the corona pandemic, the ADAC is expecting numerous traffic jams on the third weekend of the summer vacation season. Both the north and the south of the country are likely to be at the same time. However, the dimensions of previous years will not reach the Corona traffic jams to a certain extent, according to the

Current news about the automobile

Tire test: New ADAC brochure for buying advice / Valuable information for advice on buying a tire - two issues per year for the “changing season”

Munich (ots) - Read first, then buy: With the brochure “Tire Tests and Tire Tips”, the ADAC will in future provide information twice a year on the current results of its tire tests. The brochure is published for the tire changing season in spring and autumn and, as an informative print product, supplements the advice given to members on the club's digital channels.

Fuel prices in Germany / Brent crude oil again more expensive. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC-Grafik"

Petrol price rises significantly / Brent crude oil again more expensive

Munich (ots) - Refueling is again significantly more expensive for drivers of petrol cars. According to an evaluation by the ADAC, a liter of Super E10 costs an average of 1,271 euros nationwide, which is 3,4 cents more than last week. There is also a price increase for diesel: the liter currently costs 1,107

ADAC tunnel inspection 2020: The results at a glance. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC"

Austria's tunnel top, Italy flop / Many tunnels do not meet EU security standards

Munich (ots) - The result is sobering: Over half of the tunnels inspected do not meet the minimum requirements of the European Union for safety in European road tunnels. This is the result of a current investigation by the ADAC, in which the club uses 16 visual inspection and distance measurements to measure XNUMX tunnels on important travel routes in the trans-European road network

ADAC traffic jam forecast for summer travel. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

Summer vacation start in five federal states / ADAC traffic jam forecast for June 26-28

Munich (ots) - This weekend many car trips will end in traffic jams. Holidays start in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein, and the second wave of travel is rolling out of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Car tourists from Scandinavia, especially Denmark, are also on their way to the sea or to the south, where the schools are also already closed

Fernbusterminal Stuttgart at SAB airport / ADAC test often criticizes missing passenger information / Not enough seats in the waiting area / Test winner is Stuttgart. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Publication please state the source: "obs / ADAC / @ ADAC / Steffen Thalemann"

Long-distance bus stations: Passengers are in the rain too often / ADAC test often criticizes missing passenger information / Too few seats in the waiting area / Test winner is Stuttgart

Munich (ots) - Regardless of the long-distance bus boom, at least until the Corona crisis, many long-distance bus stations in Germany do not meet the expected standards or only partially. This is the result of the current ADAC test from a total of eleven bus stations that are heavily frequented. The test winner is the Stuttgart long-distance bus station with a very good result. Five train stations

Current news about the automobile

CO2-free fuels also belong in cars / alternative fuels can play a decisive role in climate protection

Munich (ots) - ADAC demands that the implementation of climate protection goals in road traffic be open to technology. CO2-neutral road traffic can only be achieved with a combination of the options, says ADAC Technology President Karsten Schulze during an ADAC expert discussion on mobility. Schulze underlines the importance of alternative fuels for climate protection: “Millions are burners

National fuel prices. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

Fuel prices rise sharply / easing of corona restrictions increases demand

Munich (ots) - Refueling is again significantly more expensive. According to the current evaluation of the ADAC, a liter of Super E10 costs 1,227 euros on average, which is 3,6 cents more than in the previous week. This makes gasoline as expensive as it was last at the end of March. Diesel prices also rose. One liter currently costs

The cheapest fuel in Bavaria / price difference between the federal states is increasing / fuel prices in the federal state comparison Further text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Please publish under source: "obs / ADAC / ADAC eV"

The cheapest fuel in Bavaria / price difference between the federal states is increasing

Munich (ots) - The regional price differences for petrol and diesel have increased significantly. While motorists in Bavaria can fill up with Super E10 for an average of 1,205 euros per liter according to the current state comparison, they have to pay an average of 1,318 euros for the liter in Bremen. After all, that's 11,3 cents more than in Bavaria.

Current news about the automobile

Happy end to a battery breakdown in the drive-in cinema / Yellow Angels keep broken-down film fans afloat - ADAC: switch off the lights and ventilation in the drive-in cinema

Munich (ots) - Drive-in cinemas are experiencing an unprecedented boom in the corona crisis. But after a show ends, disillusionment often follows because many cars fail to start after a long film night because of battery problems. The ADAC is responding to this unexpected renaissance and is now providing street watch drivers in cooperation with drive-in operators

Comes a piece of furniture flown! / ADAC crash test: unsecured purchases from the construction or furniture market are life-threatening in the event of an accident / crash test with an unsecured load: small parts hit the driver hard on the head. Additional text via ots and www.presseportal.de/nr/7849 / The use of this image is free of charge for editorial purposes. Publication please state the source: "obs / ADAC / Uwe Rattay"

Comes a piece of furniture flown! / ADAC crash test: Unsecured purchases from the construction or furniture market are life-threatening in the event of an accident

Munich (ots) - Heavy objects from hardware stores or furniture stores can be transported unsecured in the car and pose a real risk to the occupants. This is the result of a crash test with standard furniture packs and small parts. In the test, the ADAC simulated a crash with a fully loaded VW Golf V Variant at 45 km / h:

Current news about the automobile

Public holiday Corpus Christi in eight federal states / ADAC traffic jam forecast for June 10th to 14th

Munich (ots) - The coming weekend, Germany's motorways will be lively at times. The roads in southern Germany are particularly affected. Because of Corpus Christi (holiday on Thursday, June 11th, in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, in parts of Saxony and Thuringia and in Saarland) and a “bridge day” on Friday, some drivers are already starting



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