In Russia began Assembly of American trucks

In Russia began Assembly of American trucks International opened in Russia assembling trucks. The plant, which is located in the Leningrad region near the town of Pushkin, will be a monthly release from 16 to 24 car model 9800i.While the company employs a total of 22 people who were trained service technicians International. How much will cost American trucks that don't know, writes St. . . Читать полностью -->

In the first half-year sales of Mercedes in Russia decreased by 40%

In the first half-year sales of Mercedes in Russia decreased by 40% The number of cars sold among all classes for the first six months of 2009, leading SUV Mercedes ML.According to the results of the first six months of this year, Mercedes-Benz, together with their units AMG and Maybach sold on the Russian market 5117 hire, which is 40% less than the same period last year, when customers were transferred 8526 cars.It is noteworthy that the decline in sales of the least affected segment SUV Mercedes-Benz. So, with the release of the updated version of sale G-Class , this year celebrating its 30th anniversary, the sales of this SUV is increased by 10% compared with the first half of 2008.The number of cars sold among all classes for the first six months of 2009, leading SUV Mercedes ML: January to June customers was transferred 961 car, which is 18% less than the same period last year. The overall decrease in sales in the SUV segment (M-, G-, GL-, and R-Class) was 19%.Note, a good result is a compact crossover Mercedes GLK, whose sales in the first half amounted to 707 cars. Sales of the flagship model of Mercedes S-Class has declined by more than half compared to the same period last year (including SL-, CL-, SLR and Maybach).Sale Mercedes E-Class decreased by 37%, but with the new generation sedan of business class, and built on its base coupe, this model should significantly improve its position in the second half. In addition, in July 2009 on the Russian market already sold modifications E300, E350 and E500 will be added to models with petrol engines with direct fuel injection - E 200 CGI and E 250 CGI, and coupe E 250 CGI with the new four-cylinder engine, characterized by efficiency and environmental friendliness.carclub.ru04.07.2009. . Читать полностью -->

Jeep is considering a small SUV

Jeep is considering a small SUV They will be two conceptual prototype - Jeep Compass, introduced in the U.S. in 2002, and the new Jeep Patriot. The latter is the prototype of a compact SUV, which could appear in the lineup of American brand in the next few years.Jeep Patriot is built on the same platform as the new Dodge Caliber, which will be sold in Europe and the U.S. as a replacement model Dodge Neon. This novelty is a bit shorter model Cherokee and a little below, and its main consumers should become the modern youth. Externally, the novelty resembles both a Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Grand Cherokee, and has a very stylish appearance. Читать полностью -->

"Green" cars popular green

Sale green, the so-called "green" cars (hybrids, cars on biofuels) are growing rapidly, while the popularity of green cars (here we are talking about the color) is reduced.This trend was noted by journalists at the ongoing British international motor show. In two halls of the exhibition centre ExCeL London can be seen 538 cars for a total of 12 million pounds (21 million 600 thousand dollars). And only 15 of them have shades of green, i.e. only 3% of the total number of machines presents. The most popular color at the motor show - silver, blue and black.My favorite remains red. At the motor show are 80 cars red shades (15% of the total number of machines). Читать полностью -->

Seven exclusive Dodge Viper sells through male directory

Seven exclusive Dodge Viper sells through male directory Exclusive version of the Dodge Viper SRT-10 - Venom 700NM developed tuning company Hennessey Performance Engineering, can be purchased only through the male Neiman Marcus catalog. As stated in the joint press release Hennessey and Neiman Marcus, this semiotically car will be released in a limited edition in seven instances, and the cost of each of them will be 179 thousand US dollars.From the usual "Viper" Venom 700NM differs forced engine, new exhaust system, KW suspension and improved brakes, and a new aerodynamic body kit, 19-inch wheels in front and 20-inch rear, and a new interior. On all their cars Hennessey Performance Engineering provides a three-year warranty, and each buyer "venom" free day of training at the private school of driving on a race track.From zero to hundred kilometers per hour Venom 700NM sprint in 3.3 seconds, up to 160 kilometers per hour in seven seconds, and its maximum speed is 342 km / h.Orders for exclusive supercar will take between 10 April and only by . . . Читать полностью -->

"AvtoVAZ" sets sales records

In October 2008, dealers of AVTOVAZ implemented 56,7 thousand Lada cars is 7.8 thousand cars or 16% more than in the previous month. According to analysts, in the context of the financial crisis, many automotive brands in October will show a negative trend, so the current increase AVTOVAZ will allow the brand Lada to increase the share of the Russian market. However, in October 2007, the volume of sales of the auto giant was 70.3 thousand cars, and in relation to this indicator implementation in October of this year decreased by 19.4%.It should be noted that last month the family Priora and Kalina has established record sales since the beginning of their release on the market. So, the implementation of Lada Priora was 14 thousand cars, which is 2.3% higher than in September 2008. And for the first ten months of this year sold 110,2 thousand cars of this family is 68.9 thousand cars or 167% higher than 2007.Implementation of Lada Kalina in October reached 10.3 thousand cars, which is 3.1 thousand vehicles, or 44% higher than in September 2008. For the first ten months of 2008 cars of this family sold over 79.4 thousand 17 thousand cars or 27% higher than 2007. Читать полностью -->

Volkswagen is developing a third generation of `Beetle` Car

Volkswagen is developing a third generation of `Beetle` CarThe Volkswagen specialists are now working on creating a new, third generation of the iconic Beetle car (`bug`).The first generation was called the Beetle, the second New Beetle, and the future of new products is still unknown, but it is reported that the model will have four variants, convertible, coupe, hatchback and crossover.The third `bug` will be based on the same platform as promising Golf VI.Sales launch of the new `Beetle` is scheduled for 2010.avto.ru21.06.2008. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Volkswagen renamed Magotan Passat for - Hire

Volkswagen renamed Magotan Passat for - HireVolkswagen began selling a new model called Magotan. However, Europeans to buy it will still not be able, as Volkswagen Magotan is intended solely for the Chinese market. And there is nothing particularly new in Magotan there is only modified a little to the tastes of Chinese drivers Passat with a longer wheelbase, which are harvested in China at the factory of FAW-Volkswagen, RBC reports. In China, Volkswagen Magotan will cost $25 . . Читать полностью -->

The Moscow police opened a hotline for complaints about the Parking

The Moscow police opened a hotline for complaints about the Parking The Moscow police opened a hot line operators where you can talk about illegal actions of employees paid Parking, radio station "Echo of Moscow".All messages received number 950-44-74 would be fixed duty service Department, assured in the Metropolitan police.According to law enforcement, later on violations will be checked. The police said that the violation is the excess rate, which is in Moscow now is from 9 to 11 rubles per hour.30.07.2005. . . . . Читать полностью -->

General Motors is preparing a serial hybrid SUV

General Motors is preparing a serial hybrid SUVAt the international motor show in Los Angeles, the President of General Motors Rick Wagoner presented the concept car Saturn Vue Green Line, built by the new hybrid technology, called `plug-in hybrid`. It is expected that the production version will appear in dealerships in 2009 and will be different from the usual Saturn Vue lower fuel consumption.Another interesting feature of the SUV Saturn Vue Green Line - the ability to move only with the help of electric motors, in this case, the power reserve will last for 17 miles. Well, in the case of joint work, gasoline engine and two electric motors, consumption, 3.6-liter V6 will be less than 2 times than the most economical car of this class, at least, so say the representatives of GM.It is also worth to emphasize that the electric motors installed on the Saturn Vue Green Line can also perform the role of traction motors, generators or even variable-speed drives, however, they actively interact with the automatic transmission. This unusual complex transmission, developed by engineers at General Motors in cooperation with specialists from DaimlerChrysler and BMW, can be installed on any car, instead of the usual `machine` . . Читать полностью -->

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