Opel Vectra and Opel Signum waiting for the update

Opel Vectra and Opel Signum waiting for the update The company Opel is planning to hold in the autumn of 2005 modernization models Opel Vectra and Opel Signum, as well as their British counterparts, sold under the brand Vauxhall. According to Opel, the main purpose of the update procedure is the need to clearly distinguish between these models.According to preliminary information, will undergo modernization, first of all, the appearance models Vectra and Signum. There will be new bumpers, grille, slightly modified headlights. In this case, as we have already mentioned, Opel Signum, positioned as a more prestigious model is markedly different from the base Opel Vectra. In addition, all modifications will have a slightly different trim.Small changes should occur in hardware Opel Vectra. As expected, the upgrade will undergo steering, which has been criticized by journalists for their lack of sensitivity, as well as the suspension of these cars. Читать полностью -->

Ralf Schumacher will take part in the Italian Grand Prix

Ralf Schumacher will take part in the Italian Grand Prix The pilot team, "Williams" (Williams BMW) Ralf Schumacher (Ralf Schumacher) caught in Monza during a test drive in a car accident, today left the hospital in Milan. As reported by the official representatives of the "Williams", doctors banned until Monday to get the German behind the wheel. However, today they were assured that participation in the Italian Grand Prix he will take.Recall that Schumacher Jr. is not done with the car on turn Lesbo" and crashed into a fence. According to witnesses, the car driver was seriously injured. In addition, shortly before a race car pilot has lit up in boxes, but the mechanics quickly coped with this problem. Читать полностью -->

Ukraine started the Assembly of minibuses Peugeot

Ukraine started the Assembly of minibuses Peugeot At the Kremenchug automobile plant collected the first 4 van PEUGEOT KARSAN J9.Machines are equipped with four-cylinder diesel XD 3P Peugeot, volume 2498 cm3 and a power of 73 HP, which allows the bus to reach speeds of 115 km/H. Each van can accommodate 12 passengers, but there is a possibility to increase the number of seats up to 14.The first 4 car almost fully assembled from imported components, but in the future the share of Ukrainian parts in the design of the PEUGEOT KARSAN J9 projected to increase, according to autoline.com.ua.Recall that the agreement on the Assembly of these cars in Ukraine was signed between the holding company AvtoKrAZ and the Turkish company "karsan" 19 August 2003.14.11.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

The Germans decided to sell the "Volga"-3111

The Germans decided to sell the "Volga" GAZ-3111, the serial production of which is not yet established, could begin to be exported. Interest in its advancement on the European market expressed a number of German entrepreneurs and businessman Horst Yeshe from Friedberg even created a special company of Volga International Trading and Automotive."It's longer than a Mercedes E-class, weighs more than the fifth BMW and looks like a Jaguar," explains Mr. Yeshe your choice. And all of this stuff is cheaper than Golf!" Every year at the adjusted system sales and service Mr. Yeshe willing to sell in Germany before 2000 the Nizhny Novgorod car. 17 865 euros Mr. Читать полностью -->

New super saver multi-purpose vehicle-hybrid Toyota

New super saver multi-purpose vehicle-hybrid Toyota New Alphard minivan equipped with a system to automatically adjust the all-wheel drive (THC-CVT) and marks a further technological step in the quest for efficiency.Van Alphard is driven by a 2.4-liter petrol engine, which works in tandem with four electric motors for each wheel. They either generate energy, which is stored in an improved battery with high efficiency or result in the movement of the wheels while the gasoline engine is off.In addition to performing the basic functions of the motors involved in the processes of prevention of the introduction or braking, fulfilling both the role of ABS and ESP. In addition, they are able to produce energy to power other devices, including so-called "white goods" (refrigerators, TV, vacuum cleaner, etc) throwing in the side chain energy of 1.5 kW at a voltage of 100 volts .With the development of THC-CVT Toyota reached the bar of the economy, which identified the Ministry of transport of Japan for cars-hybrids.According to the requirement, by 2010, the hybrids have 1 liter of gasoline to make a run not less than 17,2 km (5.8 liters per 100 km). Meanwhile, the system THC-CVT installed on the previous model of minivan hybrid Estima, provides him with the mileage of 18.6 miles, (5,4 liters per 100 km).01.08.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

Schumacher is back!

Schumacher is back! On Thursday, the six-time world champion joined his team on the tests in Barcelona.Ferrari is still working on the car in 2003, which, however, allows the team to compete with the news. In his first day Michael showed the second time. First, ahead of competitors by almost a second, was Jenson button last year's version of the BAR-Honda (photo right), which set a new record on the circuit in Barcelona. However, according to the team, the car was Zap23.01.2004. . . Читать полностью -->

Audi wins again Sebring

Audi wins again Sebring Sunday concluded the first phase of the ALMS series - legendary marathon 12 Hours of Sebring. The victory was celebrated by the crew of Audi Sport UK - Frank Bijela/Alan Macneish/Pierre Kaffer.Second to finish got another crew on the prototype Audi R8 - League team stables ADT Champion Racing in the composition of Jay-Jay Lehto, Marco Werner and Emanuele Pirro.Lehto, Werner and Pirro Italy could win the race because he started from pole position and some time was in the lead, but in the middle of the race their car rammed "circular" and went into the pits for a long repair.The second machine Audi UK under the management of johnny Herbert, guy Smith and Jimmy Davis crossed the finish line third behind the leader for 12 laps.This race was rich in records. The prototype of the Audi R8 was the first to win five consecutive races at Sebring. Audi brand can catch up with the number of "wins" other "sebringville" champion - Porsche.Frank Bijela became the fifth after Mario Andretti, Hans-Joachim Thing, Phil hill and Olivier Gendebien three-time winner of this race, and at the same time and the most successful pilot series ALMS for his career, the German has won 15 of its stages.23.03.2004. . . Читать полностью -->

"ASM-holding": the Volume of car production in Russia dropped by 23.5%

Russian automakers in January 2003. produced 71 565 thousand cars, 23.5% less than in January 2002, the report said "ASM-holding". In particular, for a specified period in Russia was made on 12 610 thousand trucks ( 1% to the level of January 2002). and 53 408 thousand cars (-29,9%).Recall that OJSC "GAZ" in January 2003. made 6 970 thousand trucks (is 7.3%) and none of the car, OJSC "AVTOVAZ"- 37 609 thousand cars (-31,7%), JSC "KAMAZ" - 1 609 thousand trucks ( 38,1%) and 2 thousand 400 cars (-14,3%), AMO ZIL - 1 thousand 4 truck ( 1.2 percent).07.03.2003. . Читать полностью -->

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