Mercedes sells Russian business and raises profit forecast – Economy

The car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz is finally putting an end to its business in Russia. The company announced this on Wednesday. The Russian car dealer Avtodom is to become the new owner of the sales company and the car assembly plant with more than a thousand employees. According to Mercedes CFO Harald Wilhelm, the relevant authorities […]

Automotive industry: everything looks good, but a huge drop is coded!

Car market expert Gábor Várkonyi sees no cause for concern in a year’s time – at least in terms of production. It is true that a third of German automotive SMEs are already struggling with liquidity problems; furthermore, the significant increase in the price of cars and loans has a negative effect on domestic demand: […]

Mercedes gets 10,000 tons of lithium hydroxide per year from Rock Tech

Markus Schäfer, Markus Brugmann Mercedes board member Markus Schäfer and Rock Tech Lithium CEO Markus Brügmann have closed a deal on lithium supplies. (Foto: Rock Tech Lithium C) Gottfried Stoppel) Toronto The German carmaker Mercedes-Benz and the German-Canadian company Rock Tech Lithium based in Vancouver signed an agreement on Thursday for the future supply of lithium […]

Tesla reduced a car’s battery capacity, then charged millions to restore it

It has been a common practice in the automotive industry for a long time to tune up the vehicle with various extras for extra money, the convergence of this practice in the 21st century. with software solutions of the 20th century, however, in extreme cases, it can create completely absurd situations. In the case of […]

You can choose any color car if it is black or white

Production of Model Ys began this spring with the fanciful “solid black” and “pearl white multi coat” paint finishes. Faced with a global shortage of semiconductors and supply disruptions, other European automakers are also cutting supply to get cars to customers faster. Renault, for example, delivers the white, black and gray Arkana SUVs faster, the […]

The most interesting misunderstandings in car design (I)

Chris Bangle fetiThis is for the BMW asses This is a true classic of bad design decisions. At the beginning of the 2000s, the BMW company was looking for which design direction to move forward, as the extremely successful direction of the 90s had already exhausted itself. This responsible task was undertaken by Chris Bangle, […]

Elon Musk still sees a few unanswered questions before buying Twitter

Doha According to Elon Musk, not everything has been clarified with the purchase of the US short message service Twitter. There are still unresolved questions about the offer, said the Tesla boss on Tuesday at the Qatar Economic Forum organized by the Bloomberg news agency. This affects the number of false and spam accounts, but […]

Former employees sue Tesla for violating the notice period

Tesla In their lawsuit, the former employees are demanding wages and benefits for 60 days. (Photo: AP) San Francisco The US electric car maker Tesla is being pilloried in Texas on suspicion of mass layoffs without observing the notice period. Two former workers said they were fired in June at the Sparks Gigafactory without notice, […]

Musk aims for 1 billion Twitter users

Growth and job cuts: Elon Musk has these plans for Twitter San Francisco Elon Musk is setting the bar high for Twitter. At the first question-and-answer session with employees of the US short message service, the Tesla boss announced the goal of increasing the number of users to at least one billion. Twitter currently has […]