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General Directorate of Consumers recommends “Caution and Attention” during Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday – Internet

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Have you ever seen too good a discount or too low a price that is hard to believe? It’s even worth double-checking before letting the deal be tempted because rise in e-commerce fraud

Regarding Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday scheduled for the next few days, the Directorate General of Consumer Affairs (DGC) has released a set of seven tips that can help Internet users make safer purchases, as well as information on checks.

Between early 2019 and November 2021, more than 32,500 operators were screened by the Food and Economic Security Administration for commercial practices with price reductions, according to published data. These are the operators of physical stores (2759) and online (29780).

The number of violations found is high, especially in online stores. Overall, in physical establishments, the number of violations was 260, which corresponds to 9% of non-compliance, while 1,812 violations were reported on the Internet (a specific non-compliance rate of 6%), according to the DGC.

“The number of considered cases of administrative offenses is approximately 1,780 and amounts to 1,569,222.65 euros in fines,” the authority said.

Regarding the most frequent violations in the area of ​​discount sales, for the same period (2019-2021), Regardless of the method of sale, it was found that the most notable violation was non-compliance with advertising rules for sale with a price reduction. ”

This is why “DGC recommends discretion and consideration in the selection and purchase of consumer products or services, especially during Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday,” also remembering that “ASAE will be especially attentive during this period in accordance with its competencies”.

DGC has also released a set of 7 tips to help consumers shop more safely.

The Authority encourages consumers to check prices in store and on the Internet in advance in order to be able to assess the relationship between price and discount, namely by comparing the sales values ​​of products, thereby calculating the benefits offered.

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The exchange and return policies applied at each establishment must also be verified and particular attention should be paid to false promotions. “Consumers should complain if they find aggressive or misleading advertisements, as this is a prohibited practice, and the DGC is the competent authority in this matter,” he says.

Also advice that SAPO TeK has put together for this shopping season this is dossier with the best opportunities for Black Friday

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

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Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

Read also: We already know when the Bugatti Centodieci fell into the hands of Ronaldo.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”

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The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios

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Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.


Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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