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22 people die in accident this weekend, the worst data in two years
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22 people die in accident this weekend, the worst data in two years

Provisional data from the DGT Among the victims, there were eight motorists and one pedestrian. This accident rate was not recorded from the weekend of March 22 to 24, 2019. Image of a fatal accident that occurred in GaliciaThings are getting bad for this summer in which, without restrictions on national movements and with many opting to spend their vacations without leaving the country, a large number of trips by car are planned. Bad because, since the end of March 2019, a weekend with so many deaths in road accidents has not been known: 22, according to provisional data from the DGT. So far in 2021, so far the most tragic figure in a weekend had been that of 14 people who died. Between Friday afternoon and Sunday midnight, there were 22 accidents, with as many deaths. From them, nine...
New Lexus NX: the first PHEV in the Japanese brand
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New Lexus NX: the first PHEV in the Japanese brand

The new generation of this 4.66 meter SUV will go on sale in the third quarter. There will be a plug-in hybrid version with 306 hp and 63 km of electric autonomy. Inside, the large 14-inch digital screen stands out.Although it may not seem like it from the outside, since the aesthetic changes are not profound, up to 95% of the new Lexus NX have changed compared to the model that appeared at the end of 2014. "The design of the first model seemed extremely iconic, with many angles, a lot of modernity. And today you see it on the road and it still looks very fresh to you. What we have tried to do is an evolution, and not a revolution; make it more refined and more elegant, but also more modern and seductive, "he assures Thomas Lybeer, Head of Product and Marketing for Lexus Europe.See here ...
The OCU advises against using boosters for children in the car
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The OCU advises against using boosters for children in the car

The approved ones can be used from the age of 4, but they do not guarantee sufficient protection in the event of a side impact.As children grow, child seats get too small. It is normal. And they should be replaced by models for older children, corresponding to groups 2 and 3. However, given the space they occupy and what they weigh, It is common for them to be replaced by a hoist, but it is a wrong decision and even dangerous for the child, warns the Organization of Consumers and Users.Although the employment of elevators is legal from the age of 4, OCU advises against its use, as well as removing the back of the child seat (some allow it). The organization believes that the elevators they do not guarantee sufficient protection to the child in the event of a side impact, a common type o...
The changes that make the new ITV tougher since June 1
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The changes that make the new ITV tougher since June 1

This June 1, the new ITV regulations come into force. Hereinafter, When the ABS presents some type of defect in its operation, it will be considered a serious fault instead of mildStarting today June 1, inspections of the ITVs get a little more picky. Since 2018, tests have been added through the vehicle's OBD port, which allow checking failures in the emission control systems and safety elements and one of the latter, specifically the anti-lock ABS brakes, is one of those affected by the new normative.According to the AECA-ITV employers' association, from now on, When the ABS presents some type of defect in its operation, it will be considered a serious fault instead of mild. And the same will happen if they detect that any of the rear view mirrorsare at risk of shedding.Being classified...
Citroën AMI: the ‘no car’, from 7,200 euros
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Citroën AMI: the ‘no car’, from 7,200 euros

It is an electric two-seater, with autonomy of 75 kilometers and that can be driven from the age of 16. It can also be purchased for about 20 euros per month and rented in Madrid by the hour or minute. After the Renault Twizy, probably no vehicle represents the new mobility as the Citron AMI, a small 100% electric two-seater barely 2.5 meters long and with a range of 75 kilometers. Although good, calling it a car is exaggerated, since it comes to be like those micro cars that were born in rural areas, for older people, but also have a customer base among young people whose parents prefer (and can) buy it before a car. moped. In the case of the AMI, prices start at 7,200 euros, an amount that will have to be discounted up to 1,600 euros of aid that can be obtained through the Moves III Pl...
The speed limit of 30 km / h arrives in cities this Tuesday: how will it be applied?
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The speed limit of 30 km / h arrives in cities this Tuesday: how will it be applied?

Fines of 300 for driving at 51 km / h Between 70% and 80% of the streets will be affected by the new speed limits in order to reduce the urban accident rate, which has shot up to 30% of the total.From this Tuesday, May 11, between 70% and 80% of city streets according to the DGT, will have a Maximum speed limit of 30 km / h. It is about those streets with a single lane for each direction of traffic, excluding for this computation those that are reserved or are for exclusive use. To give a common example: a street that has two roads, one that can be used by all vehicles and the other only for the bus, counting as if it only had one lane.The measure, which is part of the package announced in November 2010, to be presented this Monday in Valladolid by the Interior Minister, Fernando Grande...
We tested the Dacia Sandero: Who said ‘low cost’?
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We tested the Dacia Sandero: Who said ‘low cost’?

Dacia, the Romanian brand of the Renault Group, was initially launched for emerging markets with the 2005 Logan. Their bet was clear: Cheap cars for their size, built in countries with a very low cost of labor and built with elements that have already been behind them for many years, more than amortized, and with a presentation, finishes and equipment that can be quite improved. For example, without power steering, with the climate control as a dream and in which elements such as stability control were a chimera. Come on, the essence of low cost brought to the world of four wheels. The formula soon caught on among those who wanted a car to take them from A to B, no more. And that, therefore, they wanted to spend the minimum. As the range developed and new models appeared, such as the Sa...
Calentando motores: Ferrari 812 Competizione … with 830 HP!
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Calentando motores: Ferrari 812 Competizione … with 830 HP!

At home, in the Metro, while doing sports ... Anywhere is good to listen to the podcast from Heating up motors..And this time more than ever, because we're talking about the Ferrari F8 Competizione, a model with 830 CV that only a few millionaires will be able to keep in their garage.Do you think it will be excessively expensive? We also tell you the virtues of Volkswagen ID.4 GTX, which could be considered as the primer GTI elctrico from the market, and we unveil the quad MXU 300 the Kymco.Hit Play and do not miss these news!(function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://connect.facebook.net/es_ES/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.8&appId=279395918757488&status=true&cookie=true";fjs.parentNod...