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 -->

AMG did Roadster Mercedes SL65 powerful supercar, the SLR McLaren - the

AMG did Roadster Mercedes SL65 powerful supercar, the SLR McLaren - theThe company AMG has started testing the most powerful version of the Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series. According to British magazine Autocar, the new engine will develop more power larger than that of the well-known supercar, the SLR McLaren, but will cost almost 200 thousand dollars cheaper.By replacing most of the metal body panels in carbon fiber, the weight of the Roadster Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series in comparison with the basic version will shrink by about 300 pounds. In addition, the folding hard top in the Studio will replace conventional roof, also made of carbon fiber.According to the information Autocar, for the SL65 Black Series power 604-a strong twelve-petrol engine with a displacement of six litres in the Studio will increase to 650 horsepower (for comparison, the SLR McLaren motor develops 626 horsepower). Such indicators of the company's engineers have managed to achieve by installing a new turbocharger. The maximum torque of the innovations have not yet been reported. The regular SL65 AMG he is 1000 Nm. Читать полностью -->

Three new Land Rover

Three new Land RoverThree new cars were unveiled at the motor show in new York Land Rover. Discovery 4 received in addition to the new name - new engines, design and superior beauty. In addition, added a number of handy new features and technologies.Range Rover Sport again confirmed its status as the most stunning and dynamic vehicle in Land Rover's lineup, which in the 2010 model year has undergone a number of improvements to the technical side and design. New stylish look of the car shows the hidden transformations, which include three new powerful and efficient engine (diesel LR-TDV6, aspirated LR-V8 5.0-liter LR-V8 supercharged), improving the quality of trim and a significant improvement of the dynamic characteristics of both on-road and off-road.The third innovation was the Range Rover 2010 model year. `Range Rover 2010 model year is a big step forward even for a car that is considered to be one of the most luxurious in the world. The new engines provide impressive power, efficiency and specific Range Rover improvements, and some new technologies, such as the display of two images, first appeared in the world. Читать полностью -->

Nissan has introduced a new Teana

Nissan has introduced a new TeanaNissan unveiled at the motor show in Beijing models of the new generation Teana. Moreover, the Japanese place great emphasis on the fact that journalists wrote it `a new generation` - many people believe that Nissan brought only upgraded model.It should be noted that Teana was first presented in Beijing. According to Carlos Ghosn, the head of Nissan, this proves once again that the Chinese automotive market as a priority for the company Nissan. However, it is important for us not how Nissan refers to China, and that this Teana will be assembled at a new plant in St. Petersburg, which is currently under construction.Under the hood Teana will put three of the motor. The base will be a 2.0-liter unit. Читать полностью -->

Japanese cars profitable

Japanese cars profitableRespected American institution Harbour-Felax Group has conducted a very interesting study, according to the results, the highest profit per sold car get a Japanese car company. So Toyota Motor Corporation and corporations Honda Motor and Nissan Motor generally get for cars sold in the U.S. market for 2 $ 400 more than their competitors that General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group.American manufacturers are already working on the restructuring of its business, which may help them to catch up with the Japanese for a few years. So it is planned to reduce the bulk of the costs by the unification of units and reducing the number of platforms, which in turn will help to reduce the cost of maintenance. For example, the cost of warranty service Toyota will cost an average of 348 dollars, while cars General Motors - 512 Читать полностью -->

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