Ervin added competitors

Ervin added competitors The head of Jordan Grand Prix, Eddie Jordan has announced several candidates for the role of partner Giancarlo of physically. So now Eddie Ervine have to work hard to make the team.Jordan is considering raising two Irish pilots: Ralph Firman and Richard Lyons.Firman this year is a test driver in Formula 1 (command BAR), and Lyons spent the 2002 season of the year in the prestigious Japanese series Formula Nippon and the Japanese GT championship.Director of marketing team, mark Gallagher, confirmed that Jordan considers these pilots along with Arvina, for free, upon termination of the contract, designated Takuma Sato. However, so far no decision: the team is still deciding who they want, an experienced pilot who will earn points, or a newcomer who will push Fiscella work.. . . . Читать полностью -->

4Matic will be available for all station wagons and sedans Mercedes

4Matic will be available for all station wagons and sedans Mercedes After the presentation of the new generation C - and S-class is equipped with the new all-wheel drive Mercedes-Benz 4Matic, the company will equip these systems sedans and station wagons and drugs model series.The 4Matic system consists of a single-stage transfer case is directly associated with a five-speed gearbox, which transfers torque to the front and rear axles in the ratio of 35 to 65. The function of locking differentials accepts electronic traction 4-ETS, which purposefully inhibits one or more spinning wheels and simultaneously transfers the drive torque to the wheels that have better contact with the roadway.. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Vsevolozhsk plant Ford may begin to work in two shifts

Vsevolozhsk plant Ford may begin to work in two shifts Vsevolozhsk plant Ford, swamped with applications from dealers, may begin to work in two shifts. Thus, the automaker expects to liquidate all of the 9000 wanting to buy Focus of the Russian Assembly and bring the plant to full capacity by the beginning of 2004Plant Ford Motor Co. in Vsevolozhsk (Leningrad region ) opened in July 2002, the production Capacity of 25,000 vehicles per year. Now the plant produces the Ford Focus. The project cost about $150 millionFor the second half of 2002, the plant produced 3,600 cars, and in the first quarter of 2003 - 2300 cars.Yesterday Ford announced that Vsevolozhsk plant may be operated in two shifts. According to the press-Secretary of the factory Katherine Kulinenko, the number of employees in the month of may will double - up to 11 000. Читать полностью -->

Descended from the conveyor 200-seat Saab

Descended from the conveyor 200-seat Saab On the Austrian plant GM rolled off a two convertible Saab Convertible.Saab began to develop this direction a long time ago, back in 1950, but the first convertible Sixten Sason never came down from drawings to production. The first `materialized` Saab Sonett 1 was released in 1956 only six instances. Another prototype appeared in 1965, but only at the exhibition in Frankfurt in 1983 was presented Saab 900 Convertible, which was almost ready for series production.After three years in Finland for the U.S. market were made up to 400 cars. They were sold out almost instantly, as well as model next year, which were ordered before the start of production. The best year for 900 Convertible was 1997, when it was collected 100,000 cars.The first version of the 9-3 was introduced in 1998, and two years this model has become the best selling in its class, with sales 18.741 units.Source: www.autonews.ru01.09.2003. Читать полностью -->

The third transport ring will be fully open to traffic by the end of the year

The third transport ring will be fully open to traffic by the end of the year In December of this year will put the final stretch of highway construction in Lefortovo tunnel deep under the surface), which will open to traffic the Third transport ring, said Avtotransinfo.The project of a tunnel deep under the surface of the Third transport ring is designed to bypass the historical part Lefortovo and provides for the restoration of the historic German settlement, along with the performance improvement along the entire route of the vehicles. In the area of passage of the tunnel were scheduled for dismantling of residential and public buildings and facilities. In residential buildings today, the resettlement of residents completed, they now have new apartments.During construction of the tunnel will be built laboratory building of the Moscow state technical University named after Bauman, four-storey administrative complex and kindergarten for the Military University and is a new hostel with a polyclinic for higher educational institutions of the Ministry of defense of Russia.In an unusually long not only for Moscow, but for Russian roads tunnel, used the best world achievements to ensure the safety of motorists. As reported by Yuri Luzhkov, along with emergency doors, spaced every 100 meters in the tunnel are equipped with ventilation systems, fire extinguishing and pozharooopasny.11.06.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

Green Chevrolet Niva loves the Urals and Tatarstan

Green Chevrolet Niva loves the Urals and Tatarstan We are told in the sales Department of the company, it is best to go white Chevy Niva" (it is not opening: and among Vazov recent years are more popular than others it is white). Good demand also silver machine. But there are some territorial preferences: for example, the emerald metallic gained the sympathy of motorists Urals and Tatarstan in these regions is sold mostly green Chevy Niva" cars. Recall that in the current year, "GM - AVTOVAZ" uses 4 colors: 2 light, 2 dark. In addition to the above, the colors of the JV cherry metallic.Source:24.06.2003. . Читать полностью -->

Germany opened the longest tunnel

Germany opened the longest tunnel Yesterday in Germany took place the opening of the longest in the country of the tunnel, the length of which is nearly 8 miles.In the tunnel, which takes place in the Thuringian forest, through every 300 meters, installed devices direct communication and emergency exits.For everything that happens in the tunnel to monitor constantly monitors the security service. High-speed tunnel has two lanes in each direction, but the maximum speed it is limited at around 80 km/h According to officials, the new tunnel should significantly ease road connections between Thuringia and Bavaria.Just on the creation of high-speed automobile traffic between Berlin and Bavaria planned to spend about 1 billion euros. In addition to the tunnel, have to build another 5 tunnels and 22 of the bridge, including the large arched road post Germany length 522 meters.Source: AutoNews.ru08.07.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

GM updates the range of SUVs

GM updates the range of SUVs General Motors wants to upgrade their lineup of SUVs, adding to it a few models that are somewhere between a minivan and an SUV.On Thursday in Detroit, GM showed the audience the new Buick Terrazza and Saturn RELAY, both cars are model 2005 model year.Externally the new Buick is not much different from their counterparts produced by GM. Under the hood it is a 200-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6, in the basic configuration it will get 17-inch alloy wheels as options will be available motion stabilization system Stabilitrak and all-wheel drive Versatrak. Terrazza will be available in sets CX and CXL.Saturn RELAY - first 7-seater car under this brand. It will also be available in two versions, with the V-6 engine capacity of 3.5 liters and output of 200 HP, 17-inch 3-spacetime disks, heated mirrors, sunroof, Central locking, audio system with radio, CD and MP3 discs.The basic package also includes traction control and motion stabilization system Stabilitrak system and Versatrak all-wheel drive is also available as an option.05.12.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

Toyota is celebrating the birthday of the dealership

Toyota is celebrating the birthday of the dealership During its work, the centre has implemented 3 761 car brand Toyota and made maintenance and repair 21 250 cars. Last year "elk island" was named "Best car of Moscow 2002". At Toyota Center "elk Island" presents the entire line of officially exported to the Russian market of cars of the Japanese concern. In addition, there are 27 posts for maintenance, repair, pre-sale preparation and installation of additional equipment and 16 positions for holding paint and body repair. Birthday dealership said kind of advertising campaign. Yesterday all clients who come in for service or to buy a car, received the gift of a flask in the form of cans and a bottle of whiskey.17.11.2003. Читать полностью -->

The touring. Difficult weekend for MTS A.C. racing

The touring. Difficult weekend for MTS A.C. racing Hope team MTS A.C. racing to strengthen the leadership in the overall Touring is not justified. Last weekend the stage in St. Petersburg Grigory Komarov finished only fifth and missed out on first place in the championship Mikhail Ukhov.Trouble Komarova began even before the training, when, five minutes before his BMW faulty valve in the fuel system. Читать полностью -->

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