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Top and flop - the good and bad car news of week 51 (2023) -

Friday afternoon, half past four. Computer off, the door to your workplace can be closed behind you, the Christmas weekend has started. At we look back on a week in which Alfa Romeo and BMW reassured us, but Nio and the German government upset many people. Good news, bad news. Top and flop.

+ Top: Alfa Romeo quackery at the end

Of Alfa Romeo's new compact SUV finally has a name: Alfa Romeo Milano. The Milano is included in the model range below the Tonale and the Italians hope for a resounding sales success. Whatever your position on SUVs and electric cars, the fact that Alfa Romeo seems to be getting back on track after years of trouble should make every car enthusiast happy. However?

+ Top: Stupid touch buttons are killing Volkswagen

The future Volkswagen ID.2 is the starting signal of a new interior design from Volkswagen. Say goodbye to controversial and unpopular touch buttons, and hello to physical buttons.


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+ Top: BMW will not stop using combustion engines after all

When BMW announced that it will no longer build combustion engines in Germany, many car enthusiasts were shocked. They can now breathe a sigh of relief, because BMW calls the rumors that it would no longer make combustion engines 'complete nonsense'. Nonsense!

- Flop: Nio starts charging money for battery replacement and makes a fool of itself

Currently, Nio drivers can swap their empty battery for a full one for free at any battery swapping station. But that will change on April 1, 2024. Nio will soon charge this price for a full battery.

- Flop: EVs better for the environment than a traditional car? Yes, but it takes a long time

Electric cars are an environmentally friendly alternative to cars with a combustion engine,
but not right away. According to a recent study, the turning point only lies at a respectable number of kilometers.

- Flop: German judge scares EV buyers

Since 2016, Germany has handed out 10 billion euros in EV subsidies. At its peak, you even received 9,000 euros in support when purchasing an electric car. But immediately, the German EV buyer will receive zero, no, nada more from the government. This is why.

This post was last modified on December 22, 2023 3:49 pm


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