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The Continental: Electric Postcards, a Is Renamed, VW and Renault Nod to History

week, our German correspondent and dices the latest rumblings, and quick-hit driving impressions the other side of the pond. His may say Jens Meiners, but we simply him. the Continental.

A little a week ago, chief of Vans Volker Mornhinweg wistfully me about the fully electric E-cell s sorry market The van s flop played a role in s decision to cancel a future electric van. But now there s news: The German postal Deutsche Post, protected competition in several ways, is laudable citizenship by providing delivery of post cards and least in the city of Bonn and communities. A whopping 79 electric are in use, including the Vito electrified versions of the Renault , an Iveco Truck, and the named Street Scooter immediately behind the Kangoo in the above).

The boxy Street Scooter, developed for use by Deutsche Post, can reach 82 mph and is by an asynchronous electric motor 45 to 60 horsepower. By 2016, Deutsche is planning to use 141 electric vans, will save 500 tons of at least in a dream world electricity comes from the wind and the smiling sun.

The Niva, one of my favorite off-roaders, is renamed Taiga for the German Powered by an 82-horsepower four-cylinder it now comes with extra coating and body cavity And that is a good thing, this compact and extremely off-roader s build quality is abysmal. Inside, the Niva is with components grabbed Fiat s parts bin in the 1970s; it is slow, and not exactly fuel-efficient.

But the Land Rover Defender and the Geländewagen Professional model. it has that is lacking in most SUVs: Authenticity. And unlike the or G-wagen, a brand-new Niva set you back less than euros.

Renault and Volkswagen Nod to Heritage

s Twin Run concept, launched at the Grand Prix in Monaco, homage to the legendary Renault 5 and the Clio V6. It is powered by a mid-mounted, Nissan VQ V-6 engine connected to a six-speed transmission, and it features a frame wrapped in a fiberglass and body. The concept is full of and appealing details, such as aluminum pipes visible in the

The zero-to-62 mph run takes 4.5 seconds, and top is 155 mph.

The Twin Run is the sister of the fully electric Twin Z and that personalisation plays a role in Renault s strategy, to chief designer Laurens van den Does it? I won t hold my breath for a production launch of a mid-engined although I would certainly to see it.

Volkswagen is launching a special of the Scirocco  designated Million to the production of one million of the affordable The Scirocco, executed as a shooting is the last Volkswagen model styling strongly influenced by VW chief designer Murat It is not considered politically correct in to name it as your favorite car (or the CC, for matter).

A replacement, based on the MQB platform, is expected in about two

Corporate Stuff from and Audi

Seat boosts in North America as international soar, proclaims a company release, but unfortunately, the announcement not refer to the U.S. market. the Spanish brand is launching the new in Mexico. While the VW Group the Golf and the Jetta in Mexico, the will be imported from Just south of the Rio Grande, the joins the Ibiza, the Toledo, and the Altea XL and Altea Freetrack.

The self-proclaimed company on the rise has not yet any plans to enter the U.S. but is pushing its presence in China.

My Matthias Knödler reports Audi s annual shareholder Production of the R8 will be streamlined. in several locations in Neckarsulm, it come together in the Böllinger Industrial Park. The next R8 is the last Audi sports car without significant input by

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In the future, research and development be handled in conjunction. Some points:

— The A3 sedan be an extremely important cornerstone in market growth.

— The clean diesel campaign with the A6, A7, A8 and Q5.

— Q5 production in will be phased out altogether; is needed for A3 and A4. Audi s new Mexican will have room for one model.

— CEO Rupert Stadler is not about copycat cars in They are never as good as the

— Stadler: We have not out on car sharing ventures, as conducted by BMW and But Audi customers want a experience, and they don t want to their individually tailored

— Profits of 4 billion were sent to VW; 1.5 billion back.

On a more amusing a shareholder complained about his bad experience: Upon picking up his R8, the was empty. Later, he couldn t get a warranty for the R8, even though it was he could at the time of purchase. Two of Q7 cars he bought supposedly had damage at delivery.

And to add insult to injury, he can t get parts for his 1980s Quattro. VW Group Martin Winterkorn replied he will look into it Oops—a few people within the will have to come up some good answers.

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