Enedis true to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 – Journal of the Automobile


The manager of the electricity network has just taken delivery of thirty or so 4×4 versions of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. A fleet for mountain interventions.

As manager of the French electricity network, Enedis is called upon to intervene on all terrains, even the most difficult ones. To carry out all its missions, the EDF subsidiary has a fleet of 18,000 vehicles consisting of company cars, vans, small and large vans. Access to the steepest areas requires elements with particular crossing and adherence qualities.

In particular, Enedis has chosen the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 since 2002. A long-standing interest that continues with the new generation of which 33 units were delivered in 2019. About sixty must follow by the end of 2020. "Sprinters of previous generations having been satisfactory for almost twenty years, it seemed logical to continue with the new generation. In addition, the market in te

Lamborghini adopts Salesforce blockchain solution – Cryptonaute


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In order to facilitate the authentication and certification of its old vehicles, Lamborghini now uses the solution blockchain from the American software publisher Salesforce.

According to a press release, thanks to the solution Salesforce Blockchain, Lamborghini can now locate, certify and authenticate his "Heritage" cars (over 30 ye

Ferrari "for the first time" close to Red Bull in curve – Motorsport.com


Hammering the fact of having adopted a different approach in his settings during the last two Grands Prix, which explains the reduction of his usual advantage in a straight line, Ferrari underlines the progress made at the curve crossing. By choosing to increase the aerodynamic support on its SF90, the Scuderia claims to have reached Interlagos a level that allowed him to be almost as fast as Red Bull cornering.

Rumors are rife about the legality of the Ferrari power unit, which is further to the publication of two Technical Guidelines by the FIA, and in the absence of a claim filed by a competitor. Nevertheless, Mattia Binotto insists on the turn taken by his team with the set-up of the car, while at the same time it is the speed of the Red Bull that surprised in Brazil.

"They [Red Bull] were ce

Samsung: A Surprising New Galaxy Smartphone – Forbes UK


Samsung may be considering slightly changing the screen for the next Galaxy S11, but a recently released patent suggests that the South Korean company is considering creating a new "around" screen for your next smartphone.

The new details come from a patent published on November 7, 2019 for "devices with screen and portable terminals". It's about a new form of screen and the addition of user interface elements. Ilse Jurrien reports for Let's Go Digital (which provided the image of the concept above):

"The attached images show a smartphone with a flat screen and four curved screen sections on all sides of the device. This smartphone Samsung Galaxy has an extra large display area that covers almost the entire side of the device.

"Three of th

Fiat Chrysler accuses General Motors of wanting to "disrupt" its merger project with PSA – Le Figaro


Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) accused Wednesday Wednesday November 20 General Motors (GM) of wanting "Disturb" its proposed merger with the French manufacturer PSA, following the complaint filed by GM that the Italian-American manufacturer has falsified wage negotiations by paying bribes UAW union leaders.

For Craig Glidden, GM's General Counsel, this lawsuit was launched "for the harm that his actions have done to our business and to ensure that we all play on equal terms in the future.The two Detroit giants compete in the highly competitive SUV and pickup segment with their Jeep and Ram (FCA) and Chevrolet (GM) brands.

"We are amazed by the content and timing of this complaint. We can only assume that this is intended to disrupt our planned merger with PSA and the ongoing (salary) negotiat

A special gift for Toyota riders – Sport Rally


The three drivers entered this season were obviously present, starting with Ott Tänak, still dressed in Toyota colors for a few days.

On Wednesday, the Japanese manufacturer thanked its drivers with a special trophy: a piston and a rod from the engine of a Toyota Yaris WRC.

For Estonian, this set comes from the engine with which he won the title of world champion in Spain. For Jari-Matti Latvala, he comes from the victorious car at the Rally of Australia at the end of last season. Without victory with Toyota, Kris Meeke got him the piston and the connecting rod of the engine used during the last rally of Germany, test where the Japanese manufacturer had realized a triplé.

For 2020, Tommi Mäkinen recently said he hoped the composition of his team would be unveiled in the coming days. Three new drivers should join the Japanese team next season: Sébastien Ogier, Elfyn Evans and Kalle Rovanperä. According to Auto