NedCar celebrates two holidays at once - the Hire

NedCar celebrates two holidays at once - the HireOutdoor 35 years ago in borne NedCar plant started its work in the role of the subsidiary company DAF.In August 1991 the control of enterprises took Mitsubishi and Volvo. March 30, 2001 plant came under full control of Mitsubishi.Today, it is going compactmenu Space Star, and since 2004, will begin production of Smart and the new European compact model of Mitsubishi.The plant celebrated two significant dates in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the company with its rolled off the 4 millionth vehicle.14.07.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Lancia wants to revive the Delta model

Lancia wants to revive the Delta model Italian Lancia brand, which is part of the Fiat group, has decided to revive its legendary model Lancia Delta, produced in the eighties and nineties of the last century. This solution could be described as logical, given the rather meager lineup Lancia currently, and also low levels of sales.New to be built on the platform model Alfa Romeo 159. Recall that this model will replace the Alfa Romeo 156. Traditionally, Lancia Delta will be a five-door hatchback, and its design is developed by the specialists of the Lancia brand. Externally, the new product will resemble the recent concept car Lancia Fulvia, and will receive a very dynamic and stylish appearance.To complete the Lancia Delta is planned about the same set of engines as the Alfa Romeo 159, including modern diesel engines, Fiat. In addition, like its Italian cousin, the new Lancia will also receive a four-wheel drive.01.06.2005. Читать полностью -->

Avtopodstavy in new York

Avtopodstavy in new York Series avtopodstav swept across new York in their organization accused of a certain Alexander Tarasenkov who came from the former USSR, reports the new York Times.Law enforcement agencies of new York filed a criminal case against a large group of Automechanika - immigrants from the former USSR. They are accused of mass organizations "dummy" accidents with the aim of obtaining insurance.Criminal network organized accident mainly in Brooklyn and Queens. For examination of the damage rogues have used the services of corrupt doctors who now also pass on the case as witnesses and accomplices.Profit from operations was divided equally between the physicians, by the crooks and lawyers who handled the case against insurance companies.Insurance payments under such incidents in the United States reaches $50,000 for the accident. The investigation suspects that part of the money was directed to the development of commercial activity in Russia, however, direct evidence for this method of laundering money yet.Source: "Behind the wheel". . . Читать полностью -->

EDAG show in Geneva car-convertible

EDAG show in Geneva car-convertible An interesting novelty is preparing to show in Geneva, which will be held in the spring of this year, the famous German engineering company EDAG.Developed by the specialists of this company car genX is a symbiosis of a true sports car and car every day".Externally experimental prototype really like a futuristic sports car is almost missing body overhangs, powerful wheels, muscular body lines. However, there is striking unexpected "direction" of the middle part of the body. This item points to an interesting feature of EDAG genX: first sports car will be able to offer its passengers a full bed. However, detailed information on how it is implemented this feature in close car yet. It is also known that the novelty can resize your beauty at the expense of the movable roof sections, equipped with electric, informs lenta.ru .Another interesting bar special boxes for Luggage, attached to the sides of the EDAG genX. They are removable, so you can use them as normal baggage bags or suitcases.Such an unusual decision, as its creators say, reflect changes in the lifestyle of modern people, requiring extraordinary, but at the same time also practical cars. Читать полностью -->

Mitsubishi announces the reorganization of its sports section

Mitsubishi announces the reorganization of its sports section Corporation Mitsubishi announced the reorganization of its sports Department after a disastrous season in the world rally Championship with a failed model Lancer WRC. The firm Ralliart Europe will continue westcat in the race, but now all its activities will be held under the supervision of the newly created organization Mitsubishi Motorsport.This season the factory team was able to score just nine points and finished the championship at the end, followed only by Skoda. This season was the first time that all stages of the team's pilots were on Lancer WRC, the successor of the successful model of group A.The main result of the policy review Mitsubishi may be the transition to a model Colt. This decision will be made in the coming months.. . . Читать полностью -->

Hockenheim: 1 qualification

Hockenheim: 1 qualification During the first qualification for the Grand Prix of Germany at the Hockenheimring race track, Mercedes, for which this circuit is "home", suffered a crushing defeat from its competitors from BMW.David Coulthard again with a crash failure session, flying for the first ten, the young leader of the McLaren Mercedes Kimi Raikkonen became only the sixth.But the pilots of the team BMW WilliamsF1 Ralf Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya easily left to do all rivals. They were the only riders who managed to change the time 1:15.Ralf Schumacher, who took intermediate pole position, stated that his speed in qualifying surprised even himself. "My car was just perfect. She was wonderfully balanced, and tires also behaved well. I can only be too pleased with this result, because it shows that we were able to solve the problems we have in the morning during practice. Now I am looking forward to the second qualification and a good race, especially because the weather forecast promises heat, and it is very suitable for us".Juan Pablo Montoya, left behind by the partner at 0.25 s, also was pleased with his machine, but acknowledged that they had made a small mistake on a fast lap. Читать полностью -->

Mazda MX-5: evolution instead of revolution

Mazda MX-5: evolution instead of revolution The history of the most successful Roadster in the world began in 1989, when the MX-5 started to be sold in the USA under the name Miata. Classic adsera layout: two seats, front engine and rear-wheel drive, easily lifting the roof and the lowest price immediately made the Miata bestseller. To date, the sale of two generations of the MX-5 amounted to 700 thousand cars. Next year will be presented to the next generation, which will arrive in showrooms in early 2005.In creating the image of a new generation MX-5 competed design centers from Japan, Europe and the USA, but in the end, won rationality. Scot Moray Kollam, brother chief designer Jan Kollam, has developed an evolutionary design model, which was approved in Mazda.The new generation MX-5 will be based on a shortened platform rotorangi coupe RX-8, however, the gasoline engines will remain. Under the hood will be able to accommodate four-cylinder engine volume of 1.6 and 1.8 liters with power from 110 to 200 HPThe most striking design element is the front part, solved in the new `pentagonal` style Mazda. Читать полностью -->

European team Of tested tires Avon

European team Of tested tires Avon Day after presentation of the tests in Vellinge team has tested tires Avon used in the series. In addition to tests of rubber, some teams had a sample of potential pilots.Three riders - Augusto Farfus, Fabrizio del Monte and Roman Rusinov worked with Avon tires version next year. New tires showed a significant improvement in the behaviour of the car, allowing half a second to reduce the lap time.1. A. Farfus, Draco - 1.04,202. F. Читать полностью -->

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