Citroen has created Nemo

Citroen has created Nemo Nemo is a new commercial vehicle lineup Citroen. He will join the class LCV (light commercial vehicles), in which the brand has already three representative: Berlingo, Jumpy and Jumper.Place on urban roads is becoming less and to drop cargo and goods in shops, offices and customers on the trucks of any size more difficult. The city requires a new, very small commercial vehicle. This car model range of Citroen Nemo will be.autodaily.ru04.10.2007. . . Читать полностью -->

The winners of the competition concept cars - the

The winners of the competition concept cars - theIn the U.S. the winners of the competition for the best concept cars of 2006, according to The competition, which was organized by the South East organization automotive press of America (SEAMO), was held for the fifth time.The jury, which consisted of well-known in the US automotive journalists selected the best projects in four categories:The best concept car, the jury recognized the Chevrolet Camaro. In this category was the strongest competition in the finals came the 12 concepts.In the nomination "the Model of the future" got those concepts, decision on the production of which has already been made. This year in this category have won just two cars - the Aston Martin Rapide and Volvo C30.The winner among the promising pickups and SUVs became the Dodge Rampage. According to the jury it should look like a real American truck of the 21st century.In addition, the competition there was a special prize for multipurpose vehicles that do not fit in the classification adopted. Читать полностью -->

"Severstal-Auto" will be stamped parts for cars

"Severstal-Auto" has signed an agreement with the British company Stadco about creation of joint enterprises in the economic zone "Alabuga" in Tatarstan. According to the Russian company, the new plant will make components for Fiat Ducato assembled in Russia. It is also possible that the joint venture will establish the production of parts for other cars, collect Severstal-Auto - car models Fiat and SUVs Ssang Yong.In addition, the company Stadco will help Severstal-Auto optimize stamping production at the Ulyanovsk automobile plant, with the aim of improving quality at UAZ cars. Stadco will also participate in the development of small-scale stamping production Oise, which will work for both companies Severstal-Auto" and other Russian factories.Earlier it was reported that Severstal-Auto" has signed agreements on the production of Isuzu trucks on the Oise, SUVs Ssang Yong cars and Fiat on the company ZMA in Naberezhnye Chelny, as well as commercial vans Fiat Ducato in the new plant in Elabuga. In the coming years "Severstal-Auto" is planning to produce more than 200 thousand cars a year.The company Stadco specializes in the production of stamping equipment and organization of production. Partners of the firm are such brands as Ford, BMW, Toyota and Volkswagen.lenta.ru10.10.2006. Читать полностью -->

Tests the new Porsche sedan

Tests the new Porsche sedanPorsche continues to work on the new Panamera model. Now the machine is undergoing road tests in Stuttgart.The German production car will start in April 2009. Sports sedan will be equipped with a V8 engine with two turbinidae. Cheaper version cost less than $100 thousand will get the motor V6 rated at 300 horsepower. Developers do not rule out the emergence of hybrid and diesel versions, reports . Читать полностью -->

The EYE with the Chinese motor on sale from October 1

The EYE with the Chinese motor on sale from October 1 October 1, 2006 these cars will appear in retail stores in the salons of official dealers. How it will look new, you can visit the stand of JSC `Serpukhov Automobile Plant` at the Moscow Motor show 2006.New EYE 11116 at the Moscow motor show presented in two versions `Suite` and `standard`. Also visitors to the cargo version of the minicar with plastic top, nicknamed `OKA-backpack`.These machines differ from the well-known model VAZ-11113 new power plant. Under the hood of the baby hidden 3-cylinder engine producing Corporation of China FAW (TJ 376 QE) paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. He meets environmental standards Euro 2, and if desired, replace the control unit on the appropriate, you can achieve performance standards Euro 3. Resource OKA - 11116 with the Chinese motor in comparison with the EYE - 11113 increased 2 times and amounted to 200 000 kmautonet.ru05.09.2006. Читать полностью -->

A quarter of Americans my future car only see Toyota

A quarter of Americans my future car only see ToyotaThe car of this brand are planning to purchase in the near future, it is the number of potential buyers interviewed influential magazine Consumer Reports. Thus, the daily stresses, the Japanese position the company relative to the preferences of Americans has only increased. In second place with a considerable gap should Honda - 17%of Americans choose this brand for future purchases. In the third place, the main global competitor Toyota - GM with Chevrolet - 15 %, and Ford in fourth place with 13%. In addition, at the end of last year, Toyota was able to reach third place in the United States by number of cars sold, beating DaimlerChrysler and came close to Ford, which still holds second place after GM.Also according to the survey Toyota leads in four of the six categories: `features`, `quality`, `technology/innovation` and `cost`. To bypass Toyota advantage of just one percent could Ford in the category `design`, but in the category of `security` - with more than a significant margin of 10 % continues to dominate Volvo.japancar09.01.2007. Читать полностью -->

Updated Fiat Sedici hit the lens

Updated Fiat Sedici hit the lens Though Fiat Sedici and preparing for the updates, they will be so insignificant that not being a member of the club Sedici, which was kindly provided these pictures, you did not even notice them with the naked eye.Variation Fiat on the topic of Suzuki SX4 crossover has received a new grille, which is more consonant with the overall design of the manufacturer. For the first time in the entire history of its existence, this SUV has received rear disc brakes. Inside appeared a modified torpedo their dual-zone climate control.Now that remains unchanged. As in the previous version, on the choice of the buyer are five - and six-speed manual transmission. The standard engine is a two-liter, but there is a 120-horsepower 1.4-liter T-Jet, which also stands in Grand Punto Sporting.automotonews.ru31.12.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Touareg 2 will go on rally

Touareg 2 will go on rallyFor anybody not a secret that the famous rally-race Paris-Dakar is no longer organized in Dakar. Because of the increased danger in the desert, it was decided to move the venue on the Peninsula of Baja, Mexico, the geographical extension of the southern California.Volkswagen decided to hold the next event at the highest level. As a new racer in the class Trophy Truck will be VW Touareg 2. Moreover, the racing version of this model will be equipped with a "clean" 5.5-liter V12 turbodiesel. The power of this engine produces 550 horsepower.Company representatives stated that they have a more than ambitious plans for the upcoming rally.Incidentally, the new Touareg 2 Trophy Truck presented at the motor show in Los Angeles, which started today and will last until November . Читать полностью -->

Honda announced plans for the coming years

Honda announced plans for the coming years In a press release, Honda says that in the coming years will be to develop all three areas of activity - manufacture of motor vehicles, motorcycles and household and industrial equipment.In addition, it will be noticeably improved production efficiency. To strengthen and expand its position in other countries are going to run the factories for the production of alternative bio-fuel (alcohol) and solar panels.Also will increase the productivity of plants for the production of cars and motorcycles in China, Brazil, Pakistan and the Philippines. And in Japan, Canada, India and Vietnam will be built new businesses.drom.ru21.12.2006. . . . Читать полностью -->

The Europeans offered the company Kwik-Fit more than the Japanese

The Europeans offered the company Kwik-Fit more than the JapaneseBritish investment company CVC sells network Kwik-Fit European investment firm PAI for $ 1.5 billion (800 million pounds) together with the debts of the manufacturer.Kwik-Fit Europe's largest independent company for the production of spare parts and servicing of vehicles with more than 1.900 points in France, UK and Germany.Among the potential buyers were Japanese Bridgestone and the American company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.The company CVC purchased a chain Kwik-Fit in 1999 at the Ford Motor Co., leaving him with a 19 percent share. Another 11% belonged to the leadership of Kwik-Fit and the rest CVC. Now the company PAI bought 100% of shares.27.06.2005. . . . Читать полностью -->

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