The committee says the proposal adapts the rules to changes in mobility behavior resulting from societal trends including more cyclists and pedestrians, an aging society and technological developments.
Tracker data shows 88% of stolen vehicles fitted with one of its devices and successfully recovered last year were stolen without using the owner’s keys. That’s up from 80% stolen that way in 2017 and 66% in 2016.
After more than 1,000 days behind the wheel of a modified Volkswagen Mk V Golf Wagon, VW says Wiebe Wakker has driven the farthest distance ever covered by an EV – more than 55,300 miles. The old mark was 13,670 miles.
Jörg Mosolf, chief executive and managing partner of Mosolf Group, is set to become the first German logistics specialist to transport cars to China by rail, using the New Silk Road connecting Europe with Asia.
The company is expanding its manufacturing plant in Singapore to build the EV, making it the first car plant for the island state, which has free-trade agreements with China, the U.S. and the European Union.