OSRAM

Baby, you can drive my car ♫

24.
Jun
2016

Everyone is going on holiday by plane. Really? Not you though. You’re car fans who like to get behind the wheel and enjoy the feeling of independence that a car gives you at your destination. Car holidays are all the rage again. Decades after Germans discovered traveling south in their own car, the European continent is once again reviving the desire for long-haul trips. Whether you’re going all the way up or down, we’ll provide some useful tips on how your journey will become your destination.

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Time for inspection – but not just your engine

24.
Jun
2016

The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s about time your car is taken for a good long spin after all the short-hop commuting. Your trusted mechanic has already checked the oil, coolant and brake fluid, but you won’t notice these things sitting inside your car anyway. Let’s therefore take a look around our luxury tourer once more and then get in the car, keeping our eyes peeled and noses open to make sure that the interior of our living room on wheels will be in tip-top condition for our grand trip to the far south or north.

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Wake-up call

15.
Jun
2016

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How about going on holiday by car with the whole family in tow? Sounds great. When it comes to your everyday vehicle you’re fully aware of all the niggles, but how about cars with seasonal license plates? If your precious summer toy came out of hibernation only now and you’re planning to go on a long holiday with it, you may miss a number of small faults. They tend to appear during a cold wet winter and could spoil your holiday big time. That’s why it’s best to thoroughly check before heading off. (more…)

A glaring mistake

15.
Jun
2016

160615_Osram_CarTrunk_FBSummer time – time for holidays. Months and months of hard work are finally interrupted by a trip to the sea or the mountains; everybody is longing to get away from everyday life and is looking forward to a few days off. And that’s exactly how cars get loaded sloppily, with everything just being thrown into them, and if there’s no more space left things just get strapped to the roof or loosely stowed away in the caravan. After all, what can go wrong? Actually, quite a lot. If you don’t load your car correctly you will put yourself and others at risk, have the car pointing at the stars, and dazzle oncoming drivers. This will make the first day of holiday really stressful, or even make you end up in a ditch.

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