In Australia built rally Mazda2

In Australia built rally Mazda2The Australian division of the company Mazda has announced prepared for participation in the rally version of the Mazda2 five-door hatchback. This new product, called the Mazda2 Extreme, will present at the national auto show, which opened on Friday in Melbourne.According to representatives of Mazda Australia, the motor for this machine is still in the process of developing its capacity is planned to increase by about 20 percent. The rest of the Mazda2 Extreme almost ready for a real racing: it has homologated safety cage, a couple of "buckets" with five-point seat belts, hydraulic "hammer", professional suspension and rally wheels.When will debut rally Mazda2 is not known. It is possible that the creators of the machine will wait for the start of the three-door sales modification of this model, and it will run in serial production.auto.lenta.ru29.02.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

Tuner MTM modified diesel version of the Audi A5 coupe

Tuner MTM modified diesel version of the Audi A5 coupe German tuning company MTM has announced a new program modifications for the diesel-powered versions of the Audi A5 coupe. This sports package mainly affects only technical modernization of the filling of the vehicle, while the appearance A5 has remained virtually unchanged. From the basic version of tuning coupe can only be distinguished through the grille, 'borrowed' from model S5, front bumper body and a different rear bumper.As a result of modifications to the standard power six-cylinder turbodiesel displacement of three liters increased from 240 to 292 horsepower and maximum torque increased by 50 Nm from 500 to 550 Nm. From zero to hundred kilometers per hour tuning Audi A5 coupe is capable of accelerating in 5.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 265 kilometers per hour, which is 15 miles per hour more than the base car.In addition, the tuning package includes installation of upgraded suspension, new exhaust system and a more powerful vosmipolosnoy brakes with 380 mm discs. Also for modified Audi A5 will get branded a 21-inch wheels with tires of a width of 295 mm.auto.lenta.ru20.11.2007. . Читать полностью -->

The demand for Lada cars fell by almost two times

The demand for Lada cars fell by almost two timesFor the first five months of 2009, sales of Lada cars has decreased by almost two times by 47 percent. As reported by RIA Novosti on Friday said the President of JSC AVTOVAZ Boris Aleshin.According to the forecasts of Aleshin, just on the Russian market this year will be sold about 1.2 million new cars, so Volzhsky automobile plant is now preparing a new production program for the remainder of the year months. "We will proceed from the forecast by market 1.2 million vehicles. Thus, production can be reduced by about 60 percent", - quotes the words of the President of AVTOVAZ Agency ITAR-TASS. Last year, AVTOVAZ sold approximately 622 thousand cars.Despite falling demand, layoffs at the plant is not yet planned. According to Aleshin, specific decisions will depend on the further development of the crisis in Russia and the situation in the car market of our country.Currently, AVTOVAZ has already started implementing the anti-crisis program to reduce costs, which will be reduced purchasing costs and logistics, and salaries paid to staff. Читать полностью -->

Mazda in 2008, is one of the fastest growing brands in Europe

Mazda in 2008, is one of the fastest growing brands in Europe The most popular model in the line of Zoom-Zoom is a Mazda3. For example, in Russia on this car accounts for about 60% of the sales of the brand.This year, sales of Mazda in Europe has grown significantly thanks to the popularity of the car first and second generation of the signature line of Zoom-Zoom. In July, the European branch of the Mazda sold 27 700 machines, which is 28% higher than last year and is the best indicator for the company for 17 years.If we consider the period from January to July, it is possible to assert with confidence that Mazda is one of the fastest growing in Europe car brands. For 7 months the Japanese company was sold 220 500 cars ( 20% compared with the previous year).In July, the 17 countries of the sale Mazda has increased (see table), with 15 of them sales increased by more than 10%. The main market for Mazda in Europe is still Russia: in July 2008, the popularity of the brand grew by 83%. It is worth noting that for the past 20 months, selling Mazda in Russia is constantly growing.drom.ru19.08.2008. Читать полностью -->

GM recalls GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook

GM recalls GMC Acadia and Saturn OutlookGeneral Motors has announced the recall dnoplatfonts models GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook 2007, triggered by the possible failure of the sensors of the airbag.The review covers 13 032 car sold in the North American market, its cause is a faulty sensors deployment of the front airbags. This defect is not diagnosed by the vehicle security system and it does not inform the owner about the failure of the airbags.GM informs that the main failure is detected in the software security system, which is eliminated in the maintenance workshops of the company without replacing any items. The problem was identified during internal tests of the company, any incident associated with the defect is not fixed.kolesa.ru26.02.2007. . . . Читать полностью -->

UAZ Patriot turned into an ambulance

UAZ Patriot turned into an ambulance Corporation "AIS" is the official distributor of the brand UAZ in Ukraine is developed on the basis of cars UAZ Patriot and UAZ Hunter specialized ambulance.Machine equipped with everything necessary for medical work. On the front of the car put a signaling device, loudspeaker, remote control and microphone. In the Luggage compartment instead of one folding seats placed the locker for medical devices and accessories, and the second folding seat is an oxygen tank. On seats attached the bracket to the drip. Complements the medical equipment bag.Despite all the transformations, the car is spacious.auto.utro.ru16.05.2009. . Читать полностью -->

In Kaluga gathered 50-strong car - Hire

In Kaluga gathered 50-strong car - HireOn the Russian automobile Volkswagen Rus in Kaluga assembled 50-seat car. Jubilee has become a model of Skoda Octavia 1.6 FSI Ambiente, power 115 HP Until the end of 2008 it is planned to produce more than 60,000 cars.Production Director Oliver Grunberg said: `Special thanks go to our team in Kaluga and all employees in European companies Volkswagen and Skoda brands, without the employment of enthusiasm which to achieve this figure in such a short time would be difficult`.carpark.ru13.11.2008. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Begin sales of the sedan and coupe Infiniti G37

Begin sales of the sedan and coupe Infiniti G37In may the Russian market starts selling sedan and coupe Infiniti G37 equipped upgraded to 3.7 liter V6 engine, rated at 330 HP and 7-speed automatic transmission with manual and sport mode and function smooth shifting transmission (DRM).Cars are available in European specification, equipped with the navigation system in the Russian language. The cost of the Infiniti G37 sedan will be from 1 994 700 rubles, coupe 2 248 600 rubles.The sedan and coupe Infiniti G37 2009 model year has key differences from its predecessor, among them: sport design front bumper, Parking sensors front and rear, standard alarm with volume sensor, rain sensor, adaptive lighting (AFS), the control system tire pressure (TPMS), dual Bose audio system, active cruise control (ACC) system, Bluetooth and navigation in the Russian language.carpark.ru14.05.2009. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Moscow traffic police will RAID "Spring break" - the

Moscow traffic police will RAID Metropolitan inspectors in the second half of March will hold a citywide preventive RAID "Spring break".As reported in the Management of traffic police of the capital, "special attention will be paid to the observance of drivers speed mode, the rules about stopping and Parking near preschool and educational institutions"."During the RAID, which will be held from March 15 to 31, it is planned to implement a number of measures aimed at preventing accidents to children on the roads of the city during the holidays," - said the Agency interlocutor.In his words, "a special urgency to RAID the fact that the situation of child road traffic injuries in Moscow remains quite serious." According to the police, for two months in the accident killed one child and more than 130 children were injured.autoNews.ru15.03.2006. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Panis will be "Friday" pilot

Panis will be Olivier Panis will appear on his track in Magny-Cours as the third "Friday" pilot "Toyota", according to F1racing.net. 38-year-old Frenchman, who spent for "Toyota" 33 "Grand Prix", in this season played only as a test pilot for the Japanese team."In accordance with the rules Olivier had no right to start as "Friday" pilot, but after these rules have changed, we have found it reasonable to use its services in a well-known track in Magny-Cours, " said the President of Toyota Racing John Howitt. - Olivier reputation fast, technically-minded pilot. I am confident that his experience will help us during the Grand Prix of France".Recall that in this season as "Friday" pilot "Toyota" was made by Ricardo Umbrella, but the Brazilian was difficult days after the Grand Prix of Canada," he managed to ride on the track in Jerez 1300 test kilometers.29.06.2005. . . Читать полностью -->

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