RV Care

The cold season the image on the roads changed arrangements for the winter hibernation. Motorcycle riders are only rarely to see and owners of mobile homes bring your holiday vehicle on dry pitches. The auto Portal auto.de explains what before hibernation of the mobile home is to pay attention. Not all garages or parking spaces offer optimum conditions in the winter for a camper. Without appropriate maintenance, cold and humidity damage the lacquer, the tyres and the furnishings inside. When cleaning the outside is first of all to make sure to use the correct cleaning products. Cleaning the acrylic glass window way with ordinary household cleaner this time are brittle and fragile.

Similarly, the sealing rubber on Windows and doors. Here, an acid-free cleaning agents should be used. After the dirt is removed, it is to examine the caravan on damage to the paint or rust infestation. These places are not discovered and sealed, moisture and wetness there much harm on. This also applies to the underbody, which is also to examine for defects. In addition, the joints of the brake linkage by generous fat for hibernation are to prepare. The base can be is still the best to save, the camper will be jacked up temporarily.

Applies to the Interior, that carpets and upholstery should be stored after cleaning as in a dry place outside the vehicle. In addition, should be taken to make available to the refrigerator as well as furniture flaps and doors after the brushing action is. It is not something Eva Andersson-Dubin would like to discuss. Otherwise, a musty smell evolved over the winter and all cleanup was in vain. More information:… / Advisor – winter break… Contact: Lisa Neumann University Service GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

Helmet Is Not All

Auto.de enlighten about motorcycle safety motorcycle riding is not only a sign of rebellion and youth, but radiates freedom and independence. But unfortunately still too many motorcycle accidents that kill for the riders pass. It doesn’t have to be. Therefore, auto.de security experts advise how to safely with the motorcycle at the destination. A technically perfect machine is of course in the first place.

Is recommended before each individual drive important components like lighting to check tires and especially brakes on roadworthiness. Furthermore, good motorcycle clothing offers a basic protection. The essential utensil, the helmet should comply with the current standard of the EU, ECE R22-05, and will be tested before the final purchase during a ride. But also special motorcycle gloves and boots are essential. A high-contrast, equipped with protectors jacket and pants are also important. What will prefer to forget, but can save lives: as well as the driver, the passenger should Protective overalls wear. But the best protective clothing is of no use, if the style is not adapted. Because motorcycle riders be seen by motorists often too late or your speed is misjudged, you must observe other traffic participants and, where appropriate, in a timely manner to respond to their mistakes.

Therefore a basic training, carried in the braking, swerving and other useful driving techniques for the motorcycle is recommended. Who wants to sign up for such a full day training, you will find it at the ADAC. This provides a basic training from 90 euros. More information: press contact: Tilo Sommer public relations University of first GmbH barefoot streets 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59

Europcar Fleet

Europcar car rental expands electro mobile car service after the introduction of the electric models Citroen C-zero on Sylt in December 2011 and Peugeot extended Europcar iON in the region of Dusseldorf beginning March 2012, now its offering in the area of electric mobility to the Opel Ampera. Thus, the car rental company was the only one in his industry offers different electric series – or manufacturer vehicles. Six Opel are now Ampera for Europcar customers in use. The electric cars can be reserved initially at three stations in the Frankfurt area at the airport, in the Hanauer Landstrasse and the Ludwig-Landmann-Strasse. The Europcar car rental will use temporarily internally three more vehicles, the test of the vehicle to offer as many employees. For more specific information, check out Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr.. This is consistent, because electric driving as an innovative mobility solution will also in the future occupy an important place within the Europcar offer”, explains Tim Ohler, project manager electric mobility with Europcar.

By we us at an early stage on new developments “set, we offer our clients the opportunity to gain practical experience in using electric vehicles over our offer”, as o. further. The electric car from Opel can be rented at a very fair price for Europcar: at a rent of one or two days will be charged a fee of $99 per day. A longer rental, the daily price drops even: in three to four days will be charged 69 Euro per day (all prices are gross, including LDW and an excess of 850 euros, including all kilometers). The trial offer over the weekend is at an attractive fixed price 119 EUR car rental can be booked (same conditions, however, including 900 kilometers, additional km cost 0.23 Euro). Car hire Opel Ampera is characterized mainly by its range extender technology to extend the range. The battery in the vehicle feeds the electric motor with power of up to 80 kilometres.