Tag: motor & transport
DEKRA: Potholes Risk For Car Safety
Berlin Branch Manager: “Many of the roads are in a catastrophic state” the damage caused by the winter temperatures on the streets become Berlin/Potsdam – increasingly a hazard for motorists. “Many roads are in a catastrophic state,” noted the Reinickendorfer, branch manager of DEKRA, Carsten Brauer against the backdrop of the ever-growing number of potholes on Monday in Berlin and cited as examples the African road in wedding, the Karl-Marx-Strasse in Neukolln and highway A of 104 in Steglitz. At the same time, he advised motorists to act with extreme caution. Peter Thiel is often quoted on this topic. Axles, tires, wheel bearings, steering and shock absorbers could be considered quite affected. One should accidentally or in a pothole to be ridden and unsure whether it had not come to a damage of the vehicle, visit a workshop is, so you could not yourself verify this, strongly recommend. Also in the DEKRA an of could be branches Suspected check. Damaged tires, warped axes, worn out wheel bearings or a warped steering seriously endangered the safety of driver and vehicle.
But not only the security is currently threatened by the winter road conditions according to Bao. The intrinsic value of the vehicles was at stake. Salt and slush were the vehicles with a film of dirt must be removed regularly. “It’s a fairy tale itself stubbornly continued that one should not go in freezing temperatures in the car wash”, as the Branch Manager, who recommends a wash a week just in these days. Necessary is also independent from visiting a car wash – of course a care corresponding to winter and treatment of the door rubber. Berlin, February 15, 2010 Carsten Brauer (030) 9860982100 (030) 9860982111 DEKRA is an internationally operating service company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. The capital region has offices in Berlin-Hohenschonhausen, Berlin-Tempelhof, Berlin-Reinickendorf, Oranienburg and Potsdam as well as numerous vehicle test centres, stations and branches represented.
Under the roof of DEKRA e.V., today 166 subsidiaries and participations for more safety and quality in the handling of people with technology, environment and mobility work. The companies are involved in four business units at the DEKRA AG. This group is responsible for the operational organisation of the company of DEKRA. The diverse services include vehicle testing, damage reports, accident-analytical and technical reports, industry – inspection services, education and training, temping, out – and new placement, certifications, fleet services, environmental services, material testing, construction advice, consulting and publications. In Europe and beyond more than 20,000 employees generate a turnover of more than EUR 1.6 billion. Contact: DEKRA capital region Carsten bang Kurt-Schumacher-Damm 28 13405 Berlin + 49 30 9860982100 Press contact: Butterfly Communications Detlef Untermann Drake 46 A 12205 Berlin + 49 30 84312127
The best way to drive a versatile Weiterstadt, 17.07.2012: The new SEAT Leon is a strong and emotional personality. He is the best way to drive a versatile and practical car. The newly developed Leon is packed with high-end technologies the assistance systems, the infotainment, the chassis and the drive. The motors combine powerful dynamics with exemplary efficiency. The use of the optional full LED headlamps is a pioneering work of SEAT, it makes available for the first time this technology in the segment. The LED headlamps combine precise design with superior luminous efficiency. The new Leon compresses all strengths of the brand SEAT in unprecedented ways.
He is a car with a sporty character and diverse strengths, he brings quality and technologies of the upper class in the compact segment. The Leon is a crucial step in the brand and growth strategy by SEAT. He starts in the autumn of this year as a five-door hatchback and later grows with more versions to a whole family approach”, says James Muir, the Chairman of the Board of the SEAT S.A. The new Leon also convinces by its high commercial value. With more compact dimensions, it provides more usable interior space, the high-quality materials and perfect workmanship bring the Leon in the top field of the competition.
Each engine is the class among the best in terms of efficiency and emissions. Highlight here is the Leon 1.6 TDI with start-stop system. He comes on a standard consumption of just 3.7 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 value of only 99 grams. The Leon is a completely new car, and opens a new chapter for the brand SEAT. He combines the dynamic new design language of SEAT with the latest technology.