Auto industry: slump in sales and overcapacity – WORLD

economy Corona crisis The double disaster of the German auto industry As of: 4:24 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes Experts expect massive slump in vehicle sales The automotive industry has been hard hit by the Corona crisis. Experts expect a massive drop in sales figures. Automotive market analyst Ferdinand Dudenhöffer has made a forecast. […]

E-mobility: Volkswagen starts production of the ID.3 in Zwickau

AWhen the wall fell in 1989, Jörg Hohmuth worked in the state-owned production of cardan shafts for Saxon vehicle construction. After German unification, he started at Volkswagen. At that time, Germany’s largest automobile group opened a new plant in Zwickau. Hohmuth knows a thing or two about system breaks, and he is right in the […]

Hydrogen car: Bosch relies on many drives

Dhe thing on the test bench is roughly the same size and weight as a truck diesel engine with six cylinders. It will replace exactly such units in the future, the fuel cell, which Jürgen Gerhardt will demonstrate in a Bosch test hall on the Stuttgart-Feuerbach factory premises. “We are working intensively on the fuel […]

A report exposes how the German auto industry really is

eThere have already been many figures showing how many jobs in the German automotive industry are threatened by the change from internal combustion engines to electric drives. They all sounded threatening, but the interim report of the fourth working group of the National Platform for Mobility (NPM) sounds particularly catastrophic for two reasons. On the […]

SUV: The 3130 euro gap is fueling the boom

GLarge-volume vehicles, so-called SUVs, are the Germans’ favorite cars, despite the increasingly tough climate debate in the country. The share of this vehicle class in the German passenger car market will increase again this year, from 32.5 percent in 2019 to then 34 percent, predicts auto expert Ferdinand Dudenhöffer, head of the Center Automotive Research […]