This year, Audi announced their intentions to release a second electric vehicle. Following the e-tron Quattro, scheduled to roll out 2018, the e-tron Sportback will go into production in 2019. (more…)
From early 2018, Mercedes-Benz’s first ute will be available in Australia and New Zealand. The X-class is a twin-cab ( four-door), midsize ute that promises the ruggedness typical of the model with the prestige of the brand. This week, Volks Affair talk you through the new Mercedes-Benz model, the X-class ute.
Up to 2.1m Australian cars may be fitted with faulty airbags, including some BMW models, Reuters report. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) warn that these faulty airbags may cause serious injury or worse. This week, we talk you through the Takata airbag product recall.
Uber’s German Models
Uber has existed in Australia since 2012. Since its beginning as a simple ride-sharing phone application, the company now have a range of services, including food delivery (UberEATS) and their prestige range, UberSELECT and UberBLACK.
This week, we talk you through which German prestige vehicles can be used as Uber vehicles.
Welcome to the second half of our BMW names posts. Earlier this week, we talked about model names (330d, for example). We also covered how BMW got its name. We told you that this week we would write about the two other components of BMW names: BMW engine codes and the chassis codes.
And so we present to you: How BMW Names Their Fleet 2.
At Volks Affair, we specialise in German cars: Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen and BMW. Over the past month, we have discussed on this blog how three of our four prestige vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Volkswagen, name their models. And so over this week and next, we will finish off our nomenclature series by explaining to you how BMW names their machines.
And, like Mercedes-Benz and Audi, it’s all to do with codes.
How Audi Names Their Models
Two weeks ago, we told you the reasoning behind Mercedes-Benz nomenclature. Today, we are going to talk you through how Audi names their fleet.
BMW i3 Range
This year, BMW have updated their BMW i range. We look at the manufacturer’s ecological range and discuss the differences between the BMW i3 and the i3 REx.
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would still smell as sweet” (Romeo and Juliet, Act 2, Scene 2). That’s all well and good for roses, Mr Shakespeare, but what about cars? And what about prestige cars? What about Mercedes-Benz?
This week, we are looking at what goes into a Mercedes-Benz name.