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Why do electric cars always look so strange?
Why does almost every electrically powered car look that strange? No matter if I look at the advertisements for electric cars or...
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Is Alcantara a natural material like leather?
Above all, Alcantara is often used in motorsports. For many people, Alcantara is an alternative to real leather and for them, it...
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Why do trains leave at such crooked times?
I am regularly taking the train and I noticed that my trains always come at extremely crooked times. So for example 13:27 or...
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Why are short distances not good for a car?
I am using my car almost exclusively on short ways in city traffic, for example, to get some food or to jump in at the...
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What does an A-label on a German truck or van mean?
From time to time, I see a white plate with a large black A on it on the front or on the rear side of German trucks or...
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Car Purchase: How to detect a manipulated tachometer?
Insiders say that nowadays every third speedometer of a used car is manipulated. Because the business with a deferred...
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Technokrat: There are also enough electric cars available that actually look like a car. Since these cars do not stand out in the public streets...
Question | Why do electric cars always look so strange?
Chemox: Alcantara is known by many names (for example Ecsaine or Ultrasuede), it is a good alternative to fabric/suede and leather. However,...
Question | Is Alcantara a natural material like leather?
Trainday: The reason for that crooked times for departure and arrival have a very practical cause. Imagine a train leaving at 14:00 and needing...
Question | Why do trains leave at such crooked times?
FastDriver: The main problem of short distances is that the engine has no chance of reaching its operating temperature during this time. ...
Question | Why are short distances not good for a car?
Ghostrider: The A stands for waste ("Abfall" in German). Such a sign must be attached to the front and rear of all vehicles carrying waste on public...
Question | What does an A-label on a German truck or van mean?
Loud Waggon: SUV is indeed an abbreviation. It stands for the term Sport Utility Vehicle. This refers to a kind of all-terrain vehicle with...
Question | What does SUV stand for regarding cars?

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