Examine it! Electric Bicycles in a Crash Test | drive it
Electric bicycles are gaining in popularity in Germany, with double digit growth in recent years. But the new, faster bikes also pose safety risks. The electric bicycles can reach speeds of up to 45 kilometers an hour.Many people underestimate the speed of electric bikes with often fatal consequences. We join accident researchers from German insurers to see how electric bikes perform in crash tests.
Vintage. The Borgward Isabella Cabriolet | drive it
In 1954 carmaker Borgward launched its most popular model: the Isabella. Founder Carl Borgward had the sedan converted into a slick coupe specially for his wife. The latter caused such a commotion that the Borgward Isabella Coupé went into volume production in 1957. There was also another version.Body supplier Karl Deutsch was a popular choice at the time for converting regular sedans into flashy convertibles - and Borgward's Isabella was no exception. The result was a very exclusive affair, as only two dozen convertibles based on the Isabella coupé were built. Drive it! discovered one of these rare specimens.
Deluxe - Concrete Cube in Swiss Alps | euromaxx
Architect Patrick Gartmann invites us into his innovative home in Chur, Switzerland. The design won him a Swiss TV channel's architecture prize back in 2004.
Countdown to Düsseldorf 04 -- Eurovision Party Time | euromaxx
This series looks at the build-up to the Eurovision Song Contest final. Following Lena's victory for Germany in 2010, this year the final takes place in Düsseldorf. Today's episode takes a tour of all the pre-final parties and PR events to promote entries from various countries.