Hyundai will be releasing in Russia 100 thousand cars per year - the

Hyundai will be releasing in Russia 100 thousand cars per year - theHyundai has officially announced its decision to build a plant in Russia producing vehicles, the maximum capacity of 100 thousand cars per year. About this stated the head of the South Korean automaker Chung Mong Koo at the meeting with representatives of the Ministry of economic development. However, according to the newspaper "Vzglyad", the plant location and the exact amount of investment in this project were not disclosed.According to "Interfax", the Memorandum of agreement between Hyundai and MEDT involves investment of over $ 350 million dollars.According to analysts, the problems with the implementation of 100 thousand cars produced at the Russian plant of Hyundai, will not be - the Russian market is growing at a huge rate, and this trend will continue for several years. Only in October, sales of Hyundai in Russia almost doubled and reached 16 489 thousand cars per month.auto.lenta.ru13.11.2007. . . Читать полностью -->

The car of the year is recognized as the Mazda2 hatchback

The car of the year is recognized as the Mazda2 hatchbackAt the motor show in new York city selected `car of the year in the world 2008` (World Car of the Year), which became the new Mazda2 hatchback. The jury noted the quality, price, safety, environmental friendliness, and even the emotion of the winner. Due to these qualities Mazda2 bypassed such serious competitors like the Ford Mondeo and Mercedes C-Class.The best `green` car, World Green Car of the Year) was the BMW 118d Efficient Dynamics. Audi R8 won two titles - the best sports car and the best design of the year. Recall that last year the title of `best car in the world` was given to the luxury Lexus LS460.carpark.ru22.03.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new CLS

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new CLS On Friday, the company Mercedes-Benz has extended the official information and pictures updated "four-door coupe CLS. The car received only cosmetic changes in appearance, which include a new grille with two large longitudinal strips, led taillights, other mirrors with led repeaters "turn signals", the wheels of the new design and the exhaust pipes of different shape.The base engine for the CLS will now become six-cylinder 231-horsepower gasoline engine displacement of three liters. According to representatives of German marks, from zero to hundred kilometers per hour, the novelty will be able to accelerate for 7.7 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 245 miles per hour. Average fuel consumption per hundred kilometers this car will be around 9.8 - 10 liters.The rest range of engines will remain unchanged. For the updated Mercedes CLS will be offered the gasoline engines of 3.5 and 5.5-liter 292 horsepower and 388, respectively, and 514-horsepower 6.2-liter unit in the AMG version. In addition, the novelty will be equipped and six-cylinder turbodiesel engine produces 224 horsepower (540 Nm). Читать полностью -->

Kia Spectra will receive a bumper Russian production

Kia Spectra will receive a bumper Russian productionC July IzhAvto will install the bumpers Russian production car Kia Spectra, manufactured by Izhevsk plant. According to the newspaper "Vedomosti" with reference to the Director of quality "IzhAvto" Alexander Evdokimov, previously these items were purchased in South karea the company Kia Motors.To produce bumper will CJSC Technoplast, which "IzhAvto" provided an appropriate mold. Plastic parts will be done on existing capacities of the Russian manufacturer of automotive components, they will amount to two percent of its total output. It is worth noting that the company Technoplast already supplies upholstery door joint venture "GM-AVTOVAZ" and supplies the bumpers, doors and trim dashboard "Avtoframos", where they are installed on the Renault Logan.Currently, Kia Spectra for 22 percent of completed domestic items, including tires, purchased from the company "Amtel-Vredestein, and pillars made Skopin auto plant.Installing the Russian bumpers will increase the level of localization domestic components Kia Spectra up to 25 percent, and by 2010 `the Plant` intends to use 30 percent of the parts produced in Russia. How will this affect the cost of the car is still unknown.auto.lenta.ru09.06.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Edo gathered fashionable Lamborghini

Edo gathered fashionable Lamborghini A new project based on the Lamborghini Murcielago has prepared the master of Edo Competition. LP710 Limited Edition designed in collaboration with designer and fashion designer Christian Tigeron, known for its rich collections of clothes, decorated with skulls and pirates. As you can see in the photos, this same theme was continued on the car body and the seat, and on the skin. In the Edo Competition stated that all will be gathered five of these Lamborghini.LP710 finalized also technically: engine model overclocked to 710 HP, the body has acquired the aerodynamic elements of the exhaust system was replaced with a more productive set of 19-inch wheels and racing tires Continental V-max.Acceleration up to a hundred at LP710 takes to 3.2 sec., up to 200 km/h for 10 sec., maximum speed of the vehicle amounted to more than 360 km/h. Price exclusive Lamborghini Edo LP710 $690 thousand.auto.utro.ru23.12.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Net profit of DaimlerChrysler rose to 2.1 billion Euro

Net profit of DaimlerChrysler rose to 2.1 billion EuroNet profit is the fifth largest automaker in the world, the German company DaimlerChrysler AG, in the first half of 2006. increased more than in 2 times at 106%. In the end it amounted to 2.1 billion euros. For the same period last year revenue was approached only 1.03 billion euros.Revenue DaimlerChrysler in the 1st half of 2006 increased 8% to 75,75 billion euros compared with the same period of 2005 profit 70,17 billion euros.Net profit DaimlerChrysler in the 2nd quarter of 2006. increased by 146% - to 1.81 billion Euro 737 million euros in the 2nd quarter a year earlier. The company's revenue for the reporting period did not change and amounted to 38,56 billion euros compared with 38,42 billion euros obtained in the 2nd quarter of 2005.autonews.by28.07.2006. Читать полностью -->

IZH-Auto increased car production by 24 percent

IZH-Auto increased car production by 24 percent In the first 10 months of 2007 the Izhevsk automobile plant increased production by 24 percent, producing 68 410 thousand machines. For comparison, over the same period of 2006, the company had collected a little more than 55 thousand cars, reports Rosbalt with reference to the press service of the plant.Leader in production is a Kia Spectra - 33 891 thousand car since the beginning of 2007. In addition, for 10 months, the company produced 3320 cars Kia Rio and 5380 SUV Kia Sorento.During the same period, the plant produced 18 891 thousand VAZ-2104 b 6928 vans IZH-27175.According to Andrei Frolov, Vice President of owning the Izhevsk automobile plant group "JUICE", on the moment capacity of the plant is loaded only by a third. Therefore, "IZH-Avto "is configured to expand and deepen cooperation with strategic partners Corporation KIA Motors and AVTOVAZ. "The forecast production volume in 2007 - about 80 thousand cars - ensures high production and personnel potential of "IzhAvto", he added.Recall also that even in the summer guide "IZH-Avto has announced his intention to 2009 to bring the output up to 120 thousand cars per year.auto.lenta.ru29.11.2007. . Читать полностью -->

The first "safe" Volvo turned 50 years

The first 10 July 2006 the Swedish company Volvo has introduced its new model - four-Amason. Later this car was named Amazon markets the Nordic countries and the index 120 in the rest of the world, and became one of the most famous Volvo in the history of the brand.Originally the car was supposed to install a six-cylinder motor or even a compact V8, however, the choice of designers fell on economical four-cylinder and engine displacement of 1.6 liters and output of 60 horsepower. Later came the "sport" modification 122S, and the most powerful motor in the history of the 120 families had a volume of two liters and power of 115 horsepower. In 1959, Volvo 122 was the first car fitted with three point seat belts.Production of the Volvo Amazon/120 lasted until 1970. All were released more than 660 thousand of these machines.The ribbon.ru12.07.2006. . Читать полностью -->

Abt showed new sport package for the three models of Audi

Abt showed new sport package for the three models of AudiAt the international motor show in Essen known tuning house Abt Sportsline has introduced three new sports package for models German brand Audi: A4, A5 and R8. Among the improvements for all of these machines are aggressive aerodynamic body kits, modernization of engines, wheels, increased dimensions and installation lowered sports suspension and more powerful brakes, developed by Abt yourself.The first novelty is the program completions for family cars Audi A4, called AS4. Because of this tuning package power standard 1.8-liter turbo engine is increased from 160 to 200 HP and maximum torque increases to 310 Nm. Also, improvements available for 143 and 190-horsepower diesel engines of 2-and 2.7-liter, after which the upgrade will be to develop 170 and 230 horsepower, respectively.In addition, there is another option of tuning motors - Abt Power S, through which the power of a 1.8-liter gasoline engine and two - and three-liter diesel engines will increase to 240, 200 and 300 horsepower, respectively.Also Abt has developed a sport package for diesel engine modifications Audi A5 coupe with a 240-horsepower three-liter turbodiesel. After modifications the power of the motor will increase to 300 horsepower. The maximum torque of 600 Nm. Читать полностью -->

Mercedes will save on the V12 engine at the expense of BMW

Mercedes will save on the V12 engine at the expense of BMWThe BMW mechanics have already collected every conceivable professional award for their masterpieces. But what could be better than recognition of your authority a sworn rival? Apparently, Mercedes and BMW are not going to be limited to the unification of the `hidden parts`: it is planned to continue cooperation and in such a sensitive image areas as engines. The head of the development Department of the BMW Klaus Draeger (Klaus Draeger) confirmed that the parties negotiating the work on the new 12-cylinder engine.What is a joint development with regard to BMW, we have learned by the example of cooperation with the French PSA. (How would earnestly tried to hit our heel in the chest gallamini, French new generation of petrol engines 1.6 - only settings `brains` on the machines PSA Yes the stigma of the plant in Dourine.) And if Mercedes spoke about cooperation with the Bavarians, literally, it should be understood as `we will pay part of their job`. However, for the Mercedes engine is not a fetish, unless it concerns the `compressor` `eights`.The most important thing for a buyer of a Mercedes S600 - label bi-turbo, and the new flagship BMW motor will be equipped with a pair of turbochargers. Aluminum V12 engine will likely be the closest relative 407-strong `bicuriosity` 4.4 with direct injection. Читать полностью -->

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