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 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 -->

Pininfarina will develop their own electric

Pininfarina will develop their own electricThe French company Bollore and Italian design Studio Pininfarina agreed to establish a joint production for the development and production of electric vehicles. The new company will be owned companies in equal shares.The car will be driven only by electric motors and can without charge to drive up to 250 miles in the urban mode of driving. To charge the electric vehicle can be via a simple home outlet. A full cycle takes only five hours and five minutes of charging will be enough to drive 25 miles.Creating batteries for this innovation has been the company Bollore is a lithium-polymer batteries, which do not require replacement 200 thousand kilometers. They include no liquid, so they don't leak and can withstand temperatures up to two hundred degrees Celsius. To enhance security, each battery is protected by electronic systems that constantly monitor the temperature, voltage and overall condition of the batteries.New electric car, the appearance of which develops Pininfarina, will be able to accelerate from zero to 50 miles per hour in 4.9 seconds and a maximum speed of 130 kilometers per hour.Sales of this new product in Europe, USA and Japan will begin in 2010, and it will be released under the brand Pininfarina. Читать полностью -->

In 2008, Moscow will be Parking for 150 thousand cars

In 2008, Moscow will be Parking for 150 thousand cars In 2008, the Moscow authorities are planning to build new garages and Parking total capacity of 150 thousand cars, according to the Transport server in Moscow. As stated by the head of the Moscow construction complex Vladimir resin, developed the program, in fact, is part of a project for the construction of the Fourth ring road.It is assumed that the unorganized Parking transport, located in areas proposed construction of the ring road will be demolished, but instead, new, modern Parking complexes. In addition, last year the Moscow authorities have decided to build in the city municipal Parking garages, which, according to the resin, will be leased for certain categories of people at affordable prices.First Deputy mayor of Moscow said that in 2006 were organized Parking for 110 thousand places, and in 2007, it's going to add 126 thousand. `In the early 90's in Moscow was about 80 thousand underground and above-ground garages, excluding metal boxes, today there are about a million, " he . . Читать полностью -->

Sales of Mercedes Car Group in June grew by 6% Hire

Sales of Mercedes Car Group in June grew by 6% HireGlobal sales of Mercedes Car Group in June 2006 increased by 6% to 118 800 cars (June 2005 - 111 600). In the first half of 2006 delivery of the car brands such as Mercedes Benz, Maybach and Smart increased by 9% and reached a record $ 627 300 cars against 577 000 in the first half of 2005.In June 2006, the sales of individual brands Mercedes-Benz increased by 9%, reaching a record $ 106 200 cars (June 2005 - 97 500). During the first two quarters of 2006 deliveries of passenger cars Mercedes grew by 13% to 565 300 (499 900 in the first half of 2005).In Western Europe sales in June rose by 10% to 340 500 cars. Mercedes-Benz has set a record for sales in the United States, where the delivery in June rose by 17% to 114 900 cars. Also record was set in the Asia-Pacific region, where sales increased by 19% to 65 100 units.The flagship of the Mercedes-Benz new S-class, reached in June, a record of sales performance - 7600 cars. About 50,000 sedan S-class were delivered to customers during the first half of 2006.It is expected that in the second half of the level of sales will continue to grow at the expense of the new generation E-class, whose sales in Europe began on 10 June, and dealers in the United States, he appeared in July.autonews.by27.07.2006. Читать полностью -->

Pininfarina will show in Geneva, new Sintesi concept

Pininfarina will show in Geneva, new Sintesi concept Italian Studio Pininfarina automotive S. p.A. will present a new concept car Sintesi. The premiere will take place at the Geneva motor show, which will be held in March 2008.Sintesi (translated from Italian as "synthesis") was developed by the Department of Pininfarina design (Design Department), from August of this year, led by 33-year-old Louis Vermeersen (Lowie Vermeersch).According to the creators of the concept, Sintesi in addition to the refined design is "innovative technologies for active safety, compactness and manageability". However, what solutions applied in the concept Pininfarina will not disclose.The previous concept was presented to the Italian design Studio three years ago, Maserati Birdcage . Читать полностью -->

New "pumping" coupe BMW 3 Series

New The main advantage of BMW - coupe-third series. Tuning Studio HAMANN knowingly special feelings for elegant and harmonious machine and tends to make it more sporty.Six-cylinder petrol engines 325i and 330i received a `pumping` 13 and 17 more HP, respectively. Thus, the maximum speed of motor vehicles are now only 250 and 265 km/h Fans of diesel engines also have something to rejoice: 330d now develops power 272 HP and a top speed of 259 km/h and 335d - 313 HP with a top speed of 272 km/h Version with 380 HP for models 335i is in development.Four-pipe sports exhaust system clearly his roar demonstrate increased capacity.HAMANN is never limited to only the inner content. In a beautiful car, everything should be fine, and not least in appearance. Front sport spoiler and new side body kit make the car visually below. The back also appeared roof spoiler. Читать полностью -->

What will go in Sochi 2012

What will go in Sochi 2012 We present to Your attention the project vehicles, which, by assumption of their authors, can be used at the Olympics in Sochi 2012.Has professional designers and novice developers.Looking at these developments, involuntarily think about the fact that there is still hope for the revival of the domestic auto industry.steer.ru24.08.2007. . . . . . Читать полностью -->

Volkswagen beetle will be a 385-horsepower

Volkswagen beetle will be a 385-horsepower Tuning Studio JRD Tuning serious plans `pumping` Volkswagen Beetle with 385-HP engine. 3.2-liter V6 engine HPA R32 bi-turbo engine borrowed from the new VW Golf R32.Wheels, brakes, chassis and tires - all will be fine-tuning in order to improve handling characteristics. Among the options super beetle is transparent and roof wing spoiler.The drive will be either front or full. The exterior design was developed Bo Zolland from Sweden.РЎarРЎlub23.11.2006. . . Читать полностью -->

Toyota recalls million cars in Russia and in the world

Toyota recalls million cars in Russia and in the world Toyota recalls nearly a million vehicles of various models around the world, Reuters reports. In particular, according to "Echo of Moscow", the revocation shall be approximately 19 thousand cars in Russia.Reason for the withdrawal was defective steering. According to representatives of company cars at low speed due to the large loads may refuse the steering mechanism. Now worldwide known for more than thirty such cases. Toyota emphasize that these failures did not lead to serious consequences.Total company withdraws approximately ten models, in particular Wish, Isis, Prius, Corolla, Corolla Runx, Corolla Fielder, Corolla Spacio, Allex and Ractis 2002 - 2005 release. Of them 565,756 machines are in Japan and more than 400 thousand are subject to review in other countries.In Russia the action affects almost nine thousand cars Toyota Avensis and about ten thousand cars Toyota Corolla. Читать полностью -->

The Apple of discord landed in the car

The Apple of discord landed in the car Unusual for a quiet German cities the scene played itself out on one of the streets of Mannheim. 40-year-old woman, walking down the street, it is unclear why, launched in the direction of the passing cars by Apple. Whether the lady was angry at the world, whether the fruit was tasteless, this science is unknown, but the shot turned out pretty good. The impact of Apple on the hood was a 42-year-old woman driver so unexpected, that she almost lost control. Still cope with the situation, she stopped and demanded that `matternity` explanations. But instead of an apology he heard in his insults. Читать полностью -->

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