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we tried to find out just by connecting the dots. here woman in sixty minutes w. . where i come from we have to fight for a free press i was born and raised in a military dictatorship with just one t.v. shadow and a few newspapers when official information as a journalist i had worked off the streets of many canvassed and that for once i was the same forward to social inequality a lack of the freedom of the press and corruption we got on the floor to stay silent when it comes to the fans of the humans on the scene or microphones who have decided to put their trust in us. my name is jenny paris and i work a day dolly.
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hello and welcome to drive with a d w car show coming up a look ahead at the twenty eight thousand formula out he presents its team and race car a colorful designer car especially day should have said wednesday as three and key is new stony as you read. the car tester on the left stake observes that he had to his writing the s.u.v. way the stomach as he is for the s.u.v. as a subcompact grimace over this new one is meant to appeal mainly to young buyers. the koreans have gone all out with this little s.u.v. the stomach's lifestyle factor is calculated to lure buyers away from the renault cup towards. and the brazil two thousand and eight the message is simple the mini
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s.u.v. can take the place of a compact station wagon or van the stunning features the popular high c. position coveted s.u.v. look and relatively generous space. dystonic ronny notes that the stomach has the key ríos platform and interior which means kenya has succeeded in putting a low weight crossover on the market depending on the engine the vehicle weighs between one thousand one hundred forty five and one thousand three hundred forty nine kilos less weight on the front axle means better feedback from the suspension and more agility on the road you know off the top of. the one leader three cylinder turbocharged engine we tested its eighty eight kilowatts and serves the one point two tons done it very well a top speed of one hundred eighty five kilometers per hour is more than sufficient for a subcompact s.u.v.
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its average fuel consumption is rated at five liters per one hundred kilometers but three cylinder engines can never be really quiet and that he has done a good is no exception. the asian design team led by veteran german automotive designer paid the shire tailored a body for the just four point one four metre stunning that's not so very different from many other subcompact s.u.v.s yet it still features a number of i can't use. that cockpit amounts to a well organized workspace with a touch screen mounted front and center the materials in workmanship are quite solid basically equipment on the stunning includes the infotainment system with apple cart play and android auto and of course air condition.
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with volumes ranging from three hundred fifty two to one thousand one hundred fifty five liters the luggage space is average for the class folding the rear seats down gives you a flat slightly inclined load bed. for an even classier loka to turn color scheme is optional kiya has never been this customizable before at least on the exterior. of. the stomach is a cool smart s.u.v. with the right proportions and design all around the subcompact crossover with the sixty two kilowatt one point two leader engine starts had fifteen thousand seven hundred ninety year olds in germany the one leader turbo charged version we tested
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list for twenty one thousand eight hundred ninety s. . that's running concludes the key is issue of e. and crossover family smallest members brimming with self-confidence the choice of twenty nine single and two tone paints three interior color schemes and for equipment packages it definitely has something for everyone. out the motors for division you're in ghost out of area is packed today for the presentation of a new race car which audi intends to enter in the formula the world championship in the coming season and winning formula is a new race series for electric powered formula cars the first season began in september two thousand and fourteen last season team audi sport app chef like wrapped up the overall title.
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racing paid to madness a board member of audi's technical development division says racing is in the company's d.n.a. electric mobility is important to the company so of course it's taking part in the formula an extremely interesting platform the platform. and the long term developments in motor sports fuel developments in cars for volume production. of thirty fleece the day mountains explains that the extreme conditions of racing can teach the company a lot about the life cycles of components and about how the battery holds out and about the interplay between engine transmission and battery so the racetrack is like an experimental lab the fillets. out he gives one hundred percent support to the racing team hans you're going after founded in two thousand and fourteen.
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the head of motorsport division d.j. gus comes out he's a tron f easy for a fantastic vehicle but always is even if you don't see much difference from the outside he says because the chassis and body are the same as out he used in season three but underneath the carbon fiber chassis everything is new the company worked on every system that was open to development especially the motor generator unit and the transmission if you want to generate that you want it on as if it were there and then the speeds to rolls up out is counting on the abilities of scheffler technologies which produces drive trains. to my settlers paid to groups mass says scheffler and the racing team developed a completely new power train with that one speed transmission and soon was completely revise for a greater efficiency he says scheffler is an old hand in its field but still learn . this season and there was enough room to improve everything including the engines
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the fish and sea and dynamics if its instant all meet. under the name out the sport app scheffler the team will start in the new season's first race on december second in hong kong current world champion n x formula one driver lucas degrassi compares the two racing series. there's a lot of differences between fall no one and fondly what is the same is that they can eke to drive discount facets of life any cost best you have to a place that they can take and the difference for people watching is that family only races in cities so all the races out like monaco the cut is one hundred percent electric. the difference between the cars are much smaller so the races are much more competitive depend it's much more dependent on the driver. as last year's victory degrassi is the man the other drivers aim to beat he views the coming
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season so overly. difficult to say possible to say of course we're going to fight top of cars are going to war caught but it's impossible to say that is the. audi motor sport manager david guys expresses more optimism there is in this is where the ones they're chasing certainly he says but never enters a racing category just to have been there but always to win and this year is no exception he thinks audi has a good foundation to build on and strong driver experience so it has good chances for victories next year but there are days i was excess is he going to fall into. the company's commitment to the formula any makes it the german auto industry's electric mobility pioneer b.m.w. mercedes and porsche won't be far behind. bentley has rolled out its new continental grand tour a luxury coop. pays four hundred sixty seven kilowatt engine and she was
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a top speed of three hundred thirty three kilometers per hour on the road on this latest model the front axle has been moved forward by thirteen and a half centimeters giving it a longer hood and flatter front the interior is all new cutting edge and digitally upgraded the two by two seater offers heated and ventilated massage seats and a luxury feel good atmosphere. b.m.w. has given a preview of its new top model in the x. family the x. seven concept i performance the car makers first high and s.u.v. is a plug in hybrid powered by a combination gasoline and electric engine on electric drive the x seven i performance puts out zero emissions the s.u.v. seats up to six people beemer will be presenting the production model x. seven next year. it's.
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just six. days to the car tester in his pay to the is certain the version of sid twenty's d s three that she's trying out is a woman's car one clue is a picture of a fun called neon on the. kid play on. this little deer is the logo of french designer in as they look through so much she was a model and an inspiration for karl lagerfeld and then became a fashion designer herself now she's partnered with cid to ends high end sub brand d.s. to create a new look for the d.s. three. on the outside it's identifiable by the red mirrors. the red wheel hub logos and the blue white and red stripe trim and speired by old airmail abalos running along the rear windshields bought a match. the
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opel white roof with a third brake light integrated in the rear spoiler sets a modern contrast to the dark blue body. six players can choose between a seventy three kilowatt engine with automatic transmission and ninety six kilowatts with a six speed manual transmission. we tested the stronger gasoline powered engine it pulls the car from zero to one hundred kilometers per hour and eight point nine seconds. to two hundred thirty new meters maximum toward come into play from
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upwards of one thousand seven hundred fifty revs per minute and give the little diaz plenty of zip. damage on the things the ninety six kilowatt engine is ideal for the car even in six gear she has enough power in reserve to make driving on the autobahn fun. the designer addition is also available as a convertible soft black fabric top takes the place of the white roof. the special edition is limited to only two hundred cars worldwide that works out to just ten hard top and fifteen convertible versions of the nearly four metre long super mini for the german market exclusive design as its price our test vehicle cost twenty seven thousand three hundred seventy year olds in germany that's roughly five thousand euros more than the best equipped normal d s three model with an identical motor. the designer has left her signature on the interior as
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well the granite blue grained leather seats pick up on the three color airmail feet . the carpet mats are edged with the same three color coord the bright red accents seen outside appears again for the entire length of the dashboard. enos realizes that design doesn't necessarily follow logical rules for instance even if the center console is fitted with a touchscreen the menu selections work by pressing buttons down below and not along the sides as we might expect. the buttons for the air conditioning are right where they belong the indicator has a little round screen of its own.
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with. the instrument cluster is a bit too conventional for in his taste she'd expected more from a designer car dynamic indicators for example that allow you to choose from a range of designs. already offers something along those lines and it's three thousand a.g.t. where the driver uses a little ruler on the steering wheel to select the style of instrument cluster. but then the d s three has a perfume dispenser and and the loom unaided me. there's sat in the sun visor.
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but and it is points out that while car buyers normally pick out their customization options from a catalog d.s. commissions a trendy designer and gives the resulting special edition and attractive name she thinks it goes perfectly with the yes is own philosophy. after all since when has positioned in some brand as a carmaker that highly values exclusive design. since it was rolled out in two thousand and eleven the v.w. has developed into a popular companion for the city and the country its compact size and maneuverability are its identifying traits with the natural gas variant of the eco
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up the mini car shows its thrifty side. they are shaffer says little distinguishes the eco up from its brothers as you notice when driving it has a little less power than the one leader gasoline engine but in daily usage that's not noticeable it's just as maneuverable as the other models too. but goes expecting a great leap forward in sportiness from the ego up won't find it it needs sixteen point three seconds to accelerate from zero to one hundred kilometers an hour no wonder since under the hood is only a fifty kilowatt engine that doesn't reach its maximum torque of one hundred meters until a produces three thousand rems. be up as an environmentally friendly engine for an affordable price of just under thirteen thousand euros in germany. in this car the gas pump is the source of joy.
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fueling up is child's play the in lead pipes for gasoline and natural gas are next to each other. the natural gas tank holds eleven kilograms enough for around three hundred kilometers next to it the ten leader gasoline tank. they will tell us is the eco up has a reserve gasoline tank but it's mostly untouched when it's colder than ten below zero celsius or the driver had just pumped in natural gas then the gasoline engine will ignite first after a short while the natural gas takes over the only thing the driver notices something cajun he'll shift from the gasoline area to the natural gas indicator neither one name and in the end. the eco up is
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a specially popular in italy in two thousand and sixteen about one third of the up sold had natural gas engines in germany far fewer up strive with natural gas only around three percent weak infrastructure is certainly a reason only nine hundred of germany's fourteen thousand five hundred gas stations sell natural gas. after the face lifted underwent last year the outer appearance of the up has become more individualistic from the bumper through the headlights with l.e.d. daytime running lights to the side mirrors with integrated flashing lights the whole design has been sharpened or redone there are also new exteriors colors contrast in roof colors exterior stickers and colored rims to choose from. a boy here emanuel to. as is that even though the natural gas tank is below the
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trunk it still has lots of space for a city car. the center console has an optional smartphone integration plug in the device are connected via bluetooth and the host wagon app turns the smartphone into an infotainment system with a navigation function and onboard computer. the seats with integrated headdress are modern and upbeat to. yeah they came out to us says the eco app doesn't claim to be a race car but it's great for the environment and your wallet with three hundred miles driving range for about eleven year us most gas and diesel vehicles can't hope to compete with that. you do have to make frequent trips to the recharging
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station and natural gas isn't available at all service stations in germany it's a shame that this environmentally friendly alternative isn't getting more attention . this year. this is toyota's new crossover as u.v. the c h a r with its futuristic look it's an instant stand out among the brands generally unspectacular range it's available in three versions we took the style selection variant for a spin. contest i'm going to sim and points out that this model was rolled out from initial design to volume production in less than three years the c h r stands for a coupe a high right or it was slated for release under toyota's north american subbranch sigh. but with science demise toyota would have brand new name for
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a world wide distribution met by the type. when it's angular lines and runny front the c.h.r. undeniably reidy a sheer power the many corners in it silhouette disguise the compact length of four point three meters the fenders also suit the young design. the backseat door handles are elegantly integrated into the sea pillar just beneath the roof line. the outward pre-treating tail lights lend the car a modern self-confident appearance. in dutch the c.h.r. andre says is available in germany with either
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a one point two later turbo charged four cylinder engine or a hybrid engine for three thousand euros extra a approximately one hundred ten kilowatt two leader engine is only available in the u.s. but andre regrets that neither the american nor the german market c.h.r. is equipped with a a really powerful turbo charged engine. taking ten point nine seconds to accelerate from zero to one hundred kilometers an hour the toyota c.a.g.r. isn't as sporty as it looks though sluggish it scores points for low fuel consumption at just six liters per one hundred kilometers it's suitable for longer journeys. i dismissed as a remark she was astounded by how good the c h r's interior looks are likely lacquered components really make it smart guns on the heels of vets as. it's new
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beau and these imitation seamers of course this is a really sewn leather thing for the but it looks really great up this offer to designate what the only thing he criticizes are the sat nav software and graphics which he thinks look a bit outdated and by the photon i'm pissin under called. our test car has a heated steering wheel. there gauges match the rest of the futuristic interior. the central console is tidy but about the only place to stow things is in the doors the color of the seats matches the dashboard their lower back support makes them very comfortable. then on a fine of under a says that there are various ways of breaking when approaching a curve or a traffic light. the rest of the extenders one is to shift down and let the
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transmission slow the car but that jolts the car making it out of balance and putting wear on the mechanical parts does get off to to snake without money or if you're an experienced driver you can double clutch but it's not so easy to find the perfect pressure points at the same time on all three pedals book printed sofa doesn't have to to your target doctor that's why toyota installed the i empty system a fancy name for an automatic double clutching systems i've when you shift down the car automatically uses targeted fuel burst to adjust the revs between the transmission and the engine so that the car uses the engine braking effect without jerking or wear and tear on the hook and what i mean is the fourth time the demo problems of a comet sink on. the toyota c.a.g.r. went on sale in january twenty seventh teen in germany starting at about twenty two thousand euros.
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andre says the c.h.r. is a good car of course but he would have preferred it without the unnecessarily high ground clearance and with a bigger sporty or engine he thinks this design would fit a sporty compact whether an s.u.v. needs such an aggressive design is another question designs and most the same i think this test. next time i. drive it a new s.u.v. for mobile we test the grand land x. with the with the and autonomy is driving from audi testing the age with a traffic jam pilot. with the.
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