Category : Short Circuit

Recall for 7,801 Mercedes EQE and EQS

Recall for 7,801 Mercedes EQE and EQS

Mercedes-Benz is recalling 7,810 units of the EQE and EQS electric models worldwide due to faulty towing device threads, with 1,746 vehicles affected in Germany.

Chrysler Pacifica PHEV recall

Chrysler Pacifica PHEV recall

Chrysler is recalling 16,741 units of the 2017 and 2018 model year plug-in hybrid version of its Pacifica minivan in the U.S. due to a potential fire risk. This could occur even when the vehicle is not in use. The cause is as yet unknown. For now, owners are advised to store the vehicles outdoors and away from other vehicles and buildings [...]

Super Bowl: BMW promotes iX with Schwarzenegger and Hayek

Super Bowl: BMW promotes iX with Schwarzenegger and Hayek

BMW will air a 60-second commercial during the Super Bowl next Sunday for the electric iX, which launches next month in the U.S. In the celebrity-studded spot, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the Greek god Zeus and Salma Hayek Pinault plays his consort, the goddess Hera. Here's the commercial.

World charging record for Porsche Taycan

World charging record for Porsche Taycan

The Porsche Taycan has set a new official Guinness World Record in the U.S. Specifically, the shortest charging time for an electric vehicle during a coast-to-coast drive.

Ford messes with its own U.S. dealers - over the F-150 Lightning

Ford messes with its own U.S. dealers - over the F-150 Lightning

High demand for the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning has apparently led to some dealers in the U.S. charging customers thousands of dollars more than the list price for early delivery dates, with isolated reports of a markup of up to $30,000. Ford is now threatening that dealers will be charged with such sales practices at [...]

Magical colour change in the BMW iX

Magical colour change in the BMW iX

BMW has now demonstrated an electric car that can change its exterior color at the touch of a button at CES in Las Vegas: the BMW iX Flow uses so-called e-ink technology for this purpose.

Hyundai Ioniq recall in the USA

Hyundai Ioniq recall in the USA

Hyundai has to recall 2,679 examples of the all-electric Ioniq EV in the U.S. The reason is an electronics bug in the CAN bus system that can put the car into a "fail-safe" mode.

Major recalls at Tesla

Major recalls at Tesla

Tesla is recalling a total of about 675,000 Model 3s and Model Ss in the U.S. and China. On the Model 3, opening and closing the trunk lid over time could cause the rearview camera to fail. On the Model S, a faulty assembly could cause the front trunk lid (frunk) to open and impair the driver's view.

Renault 4 becomes a flying car

Renault 4 becomes a flying car

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Renault 4, the French manufacturer presents a show car of a special kind: The electrically driven AIR4 relies on four double propellers instead of tires. renault-presse.de

Musk sells Tesla shares after Twitter vote

Musk sells Tesla shares after Twitter vote

Elon Musk has let Twitter users vote on whether he should sell a tenth of his shares in Tesla in exchange for higher tax payments. A majority is in favor. Musk wants to abide by the vote - but Musk has not given a time frame for the sale. spiegel.de, teslamag.de, twitter.com