Winter Tires

The ideal winter tires identifiizieren in the dense jungle of mature yet we find ourselves in the warm summer season but soon must you with the topic of winter tires “deal; ADAC recommends the so-called O up to follow O rule: from October to Easter. With tires with tread depth finally phasing out less than 3 mm. The tire jungle”is large and need some expertise, to detect a genuine winter tyre, so here is a little introduction to the mature customer: A special rubber compound that does not harden at low temperatures (from 7 C) and guarantees the necessary grip on the road surface the winter tires. Perfect tread depth; Although the minimum tread depth is set throughout Europe to 1.6 mm, tire experts (also, ADAC) strongly recommend a depth of at least 4 / 6 mm. At tires with different tread depth, care should be taken, that the better ones on the rear axles are mounted; No matter whether the car has front-wheel drive! Designations by the snow flake symbol; the true Hallmark of winter tyres, which is awarded after unified testing.

“This test was necessary, as in America almost only tires marked M + S” were offered and the consumers could no longer differentiate whether the tires had the attributes to the winter tires. Blades or profile cuts, ensuring a gearing effect with the road surface. A winter tyres are up to 2000 among plates and distinguish it fundamentally from a summer tyre where few or no cuts are found. There is just, corrugated or honeycomb louvres each manufacturer his own profile. Leading tire manufacturers invest continuously in research and development to bring new and better products on the market. Innovative material mixtures and ergonomic characteristics ensure refrain for more and more security and comfort without doing an important aspect: environmental protection! One should be us motorists but clear: also for a so premium tyres is part of responsible driving and a conscientious maintenance/check of our tires to the top priority!


For the Swedish motor vehicle service and repair market-based information service is currently being built a comprehensive Web. The special thing about it: the vehicle identification is done via the license plate. As a strong partner, the operator, the AIS has can win nordic, the leading provider in Europe for technical data for the free car spare parts market, TecDoc. Together they are planning further expansion stages. Other Nordic countries to follow soon with Norway, Finland and Denmark.

With a neutral catalog platform target automotive information systems Ltd. will supply (AIS nordic) in future the Nordic countries with qualified technical data for vehicles and spare parts for cars. TecDoc informations System GmbH’s experts support the project with qualified technical data and their experience in the field of sophisticated data processing and designing structured search algorithms. Thus, the complete portfolio of brands available, as it is currently available in TecDoc is the portal. The Swedish company AIS nordic has the Develop, operate and market information systems for the automotive industry. Have the experts for information systems in the Nordic market since 2006. Essential highlight of their latest development is the service-friendly search after technical vehicle data using simple entering of the information on the license plate. This facilitates customers from retail stores and workshops the correct link to the data in the catalogue by TecDoc.

This type of search saves operating time and avoids errors in the identification of the vehicle. TecDoc data conquer Scandinavia for the Scandinavian project AIS has included nordic data banks and the major provider of expertise. In addition to Europe’s leading supplier of spare parts information, TecDoc, the Sweden among others also draw on current repair and service data from vivid. AIS itself, further details about cause vehicle model and equipment. In a first step were in the course of cooperation first updated the qualified master TecDoc data for Sweden and completed.

Leipzig Tel Roof

What is to be observed in roof boxes the summer holidays are on the doorstep. Families with children use the car to reach their holiday resort. The fully packed car then quickly looks like a heavy truck. In addition to food and clothes for the whole family to have some space too for the toys, a roof box offers additional storage space. Germany’s big car Portal reportedly, care should be taken when purchasing a roof box on the GS seal, certified security. As the tells Advisor, only these boxes meet the statutory safety standards.

A button control and a central locking system include, to prevent an unexpected fold-out of the box while driving. To ensure the safety, care should be taken during Assembly, to clean the contact points between the car roof and box. The breaks should be used during the holiday drive to control the roof structure. When unpacking, it is important to properly distribute the luggage. Continues to be observed, that the Maximum weight is not exceeded. The corresponding weights can be found in the manual of the vehicle manufacturer. While driving, motorists should remember that their car by shifting the Centre of gravity is harder to draw. Crosswinds also apply more of the roof box. In sum, also the braking distance is extended by the higher weight of the vehicle. Before departure on holiday, the tire pressure and the setting of the headlights should be adapted. More information: ../Im-Urlaub-wird-das-Auto-oft-zum-Schwertransporter contact: Tilo Sommer public relations University of first GmbH barefoot streets 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

Lower Consumption And Fewer Emissions – Seat

Seat braces itself for the coming year. After the successful launch of the large vans Alhambra, there are now new engines. And here is the motto “Downsizing”. The car manufacturer seat is to reduce the consumption and the emissions of his models in times of growing environmental awareness and constantly rising gasoline prices. The vehicle Portal reported the downsizing philosophy of the Spanish subsidiary of Volkswagen.

The Spanish car manufacturer seat will use in the future engines of parent company Volkswagen in its models of Leon, Ibiza and Exeo, Altea. In the new Ibiza is used, which is used in the VW Polo 1.2 TSI so for example the same engine. To broaden your perception, visit Peter Asaro. The engine delivers a power of 77 kW 105 horsepower respectively. The displacement is 1,197 Cm3. An optimal level of efficiency is achieved despite the small displacement with a gasoline direct injection and a turbocharger.

The advantage of this technique is primarily in lower consumption over conventional engines with a similar performance. 100 kilometers 5.1 litres of fuel consumed the engine. At the same time is only 119 grams of carbon dioxide emissions per kilometer and meets the Euro 5 standard. The fun despite capacity reduction must come not too short, also shows the model. Tempo 100 is reached in 9.8 seconds, the vehicle of 6.5 seconds needed for speed 80. As a three-door model, the new seat Ibiza 1.2 TSI from about 15,700 euros is available as a five-door hatchback roughly from 16,500 euro. The combined costs approximately 17,400 euros as standard equipment. The respective Ecomotive versions are available for a supplement of 400 euro, and added an extra 1,000 euros for a seven speed DSG gearbox. More information:… University Service GmbH Lisa Neumann


Drive safely in the mountains for many skiers, winter holiday again faces the door. Who makes the car on the journey, must be careful. In the mountains, snow chains in the cold year are essential time. What to consider when your purchase is, reveals the vehicle Portal Motorists has the choice between the traditional steel snow chains and a textile version at the time of purchase. The tried and tested steel chain recommended for frequent trips in the mountains. They are slightly more expensive and harder to mount on the vehicle ( Magazine/News/vehicle), keep but for longer and offer a better grip on icy roads.

The purchase is to ensure quality seals such as the TuV – and GS mark. Read more from Home Depot to gain a more clear picture of the situation. It is important that the snow chains are as closely as possible to the tyre. You should be purchased in the correct tire size is therefore essential. Motorists on the side of the tire is the information on the tire size. It is advisable to buy for all four tire chains and in addition to the drive axles with anti-slip helpers provided.

The mounting of the chain is not always easy. Therefore, pulling up before departure should be practiced. Who is a certain routine, spared himself later rush to snowfall and poor visibility. Flashlight and gloves should always be part of the game. The snow chains should be generally only, if the road is completely covered with snow or ice unless a traffic sign calls directly to. Those who disregard this request, which threatens a fine of 20 euros. A driver without snow chains hinders even the traffic that is to be expected with the double sum and points in Flensburg.

Karl Measuring

Fully automated measuring point checks the condition of the tyres the k.-H. Schneider GmbH together with the Waldshut Talamoi ProContour GmbH invested in environmental protection and maximum safety for truck: a fully automated measuring point and the checking of the condition of the tires is available in immediately CLASSIS on the grounds of the Europa-Park medicate on the A5 in Herbolzheim,. Professionals and traffic experts are impressed by functionality, the exact measurement, as well as quick data capture. Every six minutes a tyre bursts on Germany’s roads. Drives almost every truck tires with air pressure is too low and many are on the road with little profile. But checking tyres is time consuming, little comfortable and often only restricted reliably, since the vehicles are constantly in use. The result is a high fuel consumption, an excessive tyre wear, unforeseen downtime due to punctures, as well as in the worst case an accident.

CLASSIS measuring points are based on a multiple patented measuring process and allow for the slow passage of a truck a tire condition testing. In addition to the tire inflation pressure, tread depth, the image of the abrasion and the axle load are measured. “We are convinced of the sustainability of this automatic tyre condition monitoring and therefore offer the first freely accessible measuring station with us,” explains Karl-Heinz Schneider, operator of the Europa-Park medicate in Herbolzheim. The system provides many benefits all involved. So, environment and society benefit from increasing road safety in the traffic and a significantly lower environmental impact of less CO2.

The driver is on the road with more security and looks forward to relaxed controls. Freight forwarders and fleet operators can CLASSIS reduce costs and optimize processes. “And this means an important addition to the range of services for our rest complex”, Karl-Heinz Schneider added. In addition to Herbolzheim are planned for 2011 already 10 more installations throughout Germany, which quickly creates a nationwide network of 90 stations.

AMItec-deal! Kenwood Expands Cooperation With Dresdner Mobilplus GmbH

Partnership between two companies is built from Dresden / Leipzig, 2.4.2009 – the Dresden wholesalers mobilplus draws a positive balance of trade fair appearance to the AMItec Leipzig: with so many interested buyers and qualified contacts we had due to the current economic situation not calculated. “, Thomas Grabner, pleased shareholders mobilplus GmbH. the car dealers and repair garages have discovered the lucrative additional business of mobile communication technology in the vehicle itself.” His Deputy Ronny Holfert added: our exhibition highlights such as the compact and mobile tracking solution, YellowTracker’, which was offered to the test, but also the numerous Brodit mounting solutions were greatly in demand. New customers are from throughout Germany, Austria and the Switzerland. Dennis Lockhart recognizes the significance of this. majority of gained contacts” The strategic partnership between the Japanese manufacturer Kenwood and mobilplus GmbH could be expanded in the B2B area: from now on we are exclusive Kenwood Distributor for all SEMI-OEM navigation solutions, appointed by authorised dealers and European car dealerships. After 1 year construction phase with the development and the testing of a special all-in-one navigation system for the Saab brand, we can now also all other car manufacturers with a complete kit of navigation use. “, Garcia continues.

Background is to deliver customized and ready-made retrofit solutions for navigation and multimedia vehicle dealers. Are included in the package in addition to the mounting accessories and a step by step installation instructions. The mobilplus GmbH is the specialist wholesale specialist for hands-free and navigation systems and Car-HiFi and multimedia in the car. The GmbH was Hesse in Freital in 1996 by Hendrik Scherf and Michael founded and has currently more than 60 employees in wholesale and retail, as well as in the business customer service.