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New political party in Germany may put cap on Autobahn

There is a new force to be reckoned with in Germany, especially to Mercedes-Benz owners wanting to keep their engine revving happily. The Green Party has risen to power in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, and word is that they’re planning to put a cap on the maximum speed limit on portions on the Autobahn which are currently limitless. How tight of a cap? Let’s just say aroud 120 kph, or roughly 74.5 mph. Yes, this may sound like a joke, especially to owners of cars whose engines have a number of cylinders equal to or greater than six. Such a limit means not being able to shift into top… Continue Reading »

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Man killed and an M-Class prototype wrecked in Autobahn crash

No matter how careful you or other motorists are, unfortunate circumstances can and will happen. A fatality recently occurred on the Autobahn, a long stretch of highway in Germany where speed limits are almost non-existent. The parties involved included a test driver for Daimler AG, a 26-year man, and a couple of good Samaritans that were trying to help. Police reports that there was an earlier accident wherein the 26-year-old man drove into the median guard rail. A couple of motorists saw the crash and decided to stop and offer some assistance. All this was happening in the wee hours of April 23, along the A81 stretch between Singen and… Continue Reading »

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