Audi is the winner of the prestigious contest `Auto Trophy`

Audi is the winner of the prestigious contest `Auto Trophy` Three models of Audi took first place in their classes in the contest `Auto Trophy 2008` (Autotrophy-2008) in the opinion of the readers of the magazine `Auto Zeitung`, one of the most popular automobile magazines in Germany. Honorary awards were given to Audi A4, A6 and R8. In addition, the Audi brand for the fifth time in a row was the winner in the category `brand Image`.When selecting the winner in the middle class 29,7 % of readers voted in favor of the Audi A4. This model is much ahead of its direct competitors in the premium segment, located on the second and third places, with a margin of 10 percent and 13 percent, respectively.An even greater number of votes 30.9 percent went to the Audi A6, which is the fifth time in a row has become a leader in business class, and the `silver medal` behind the winner by as much as 13%.For a supercar Audi R8, the dominant class sports cars, is the third victory in a row. Voted for 27.4 per cent of readers, and clear of the nearest rival was 10%.carpark.ru06.12.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Volvo can minimize the release of S60

Volvo can minimize the release of S60Volvo may eventually abandon further development of the model Volvo S60 and then to scale back its production.This ability, according to the publication AutoWeek, do not exclude the Board of Ford, which owns the Swedish brand. Finally, this perspective is consistent with the recent statement of the head of the planning Department, Volvo Lex Kerssemakers (Lex Kerssemakers), which stated the need to actively implemented in for the brand new Volvo market segments.In case of refusal from further release of model Volvo S60 traditional buyers of this model will be shared among the new sedan Volvo S80, which premiered in the beginning of the year, as well as the future generation of the Volvo S40, which is scheduled for 2009-2010. The latter is expected to be considerably larger now produced car and its size is almost equal to the Volvo S60. Moving S40 in a higher segment of the market will also simplify the situation with the promotion of the new hatchback Golf-class Volvo C30, which is currently preparing to enter the market.Finally for those owners S60, who can't take any new S80 or the future generation S40, Volvo will offer a compact crossover Volvo XC50, whose appearance is scheduled for 2006. Moreover, the cars in this class are in America, which for Volvo key market, the increased demand.In any case, the final decision will be taken by the leadership of Ford and its subsidiary Premier Automotive Group. According to Kerssemakers, while the Volvo S60 is in steady demand in the United States to abandon the development of this model is not worth it.The ribbon.ru17.03.2006. Читать полностью -->

Named the ten best used cars American

Named the ten best used cars AmericanSpecialists of the American edition Edmunds chose the ten best used cars in age from two to seven years, are available on the U.S. market. This rating was made on the basis of statistical data about the reliability of different models, their safety and practicality. American researchers identified ten classes of cars.In the segment of cheap machines first place went to the Honda Civic. Japanese car managed to beat their competitors at the expense of best-in-class manageability, reliability and stylish design. In addition, the Civic was equipped with still and colors are pretty good motors.In the mid-size sedans, the winner was the Toyota Camry - which has become almost legendary car, which is very popular for its size, high level of comfort, reliability and build quality.Among full-size sedans first place went to the Ford Crown Victoria. Читать полностью -->

Toyota will launch a "budget" car - Hire

Toyota will launch a The world's second largest automaker Toyota intends to bring to market a cheap model cars, said at the auto show in Geneva, the President of the company Katsuaki Watanabe (Katsuaki Watanabe). "Studying the situation on the world market, I came to the conclusion about the necessity to produce affordable cars," he said."We have no specific plans, which I could share with you right now, but I already gave the order to start the development of technologies for budget machines," he said Katsuaki Watanabe (Katsuaki Watanabe). According to him, it is too early to say what the brand will do machine with reasonable price.Rockefeller05.03.2006. . . . Читать полностью -->

Ford Ka will be the machine bond girl - the

Ford Ka will be the machine bond girl - theNew from Ford will play in the new film about James bond.The official premiere of the new plate Ford called Ka will be held at the auto show in Paris, but now future innovation was the star of the new film about the bond. This is stated in the message of the Ford.After the success of Casino Royale, starring new Mondeo, marketers Ford recognized the effectiveness of product placement. In the new film of James bond `quantum of solace` Ka will be machine main girls super played by Ukrainian model Olga Kurylenko. The role went to the car, painted in gold metallic.According to chief Executive officer, Ford of Europe Stephen Odell, the new Ford Ka is perfectly matched to the character of Camilla - adventurous, original and very modern. But the machine bond will traditionally become the Aston Martin DBS. The film will be seen Alfa Romeo - what kind of model is still unknown.The film Quantum of Solace will be released in November this yearcarclub.ru16.08.2008. Читать полностью -->

Fiat has introduced a passenger version of the Fiorino van Rental service

Fiat has introduced a passenger version of the Fiorino van Rental serviceOn Monday Fiat company has introduced a five-passenger compact modification of van Fiorino, called Qubo and different from the cargo version of the second row of seats and Windows in the rear doors. It is reported by network edition Automotoportal.The Luggage compartment Fiat Fiorino Qubo raised when the rear seats, if the cargo is secured in a special mesh for the outfit, is 330 liters or 650 liters without it. With the seats folded second number of useful Luggage capacity will increase to 2500 litres.For new features 1.3-litre turbodiesel engine produces 75 horsepower and 73-horsepower gasoline engine 1.4 liters. Depending on the modification of engines Fiorino will be equipped with either a five-speed manual gearbox or six-speed robotic gearbox.Production of Fiat Fiorino Qubo is planned to establish in Turkey at the Tofas plant in Bursa (Bursa). On the European market, the price of this car will start from 13 thousand euros.auto.lenta.ru17.06.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Mercedes-Benz has reduced the prices for parts

Mercedes-Benz has reduced the prices for parts The Russian branch of Daimler AG - the company Mercedes-Benz has announced a price reduction on the original spare parts for trucks and automobily.The cost will change the wear parts for cars Mercedes-Benz C-class (W203 body, S203) Mercedes-Benz E-class (РєСѓР·РѕРІf W210, S210, W211, S211) Mercedes-Benz M-class (W163 body) and Mercedes-Benz S-class (W220 body, V220).Will also be revised parts prices for gruzovyh and light-duty trucks Mercedes-Benz: Actros MP II (available since 2002), Axor (type 944, available since 2006), Atego (type 970-976, produced since 2006) and Sprinter (year - 2003-2007).The average cost of spare parts decreased by 22 percent.According to Mercedes-Benz, all original parts on the territory of Russia set a single price. Knowing catalogue number details, find out the cost by phone 8-800-200-0260 or on the dedicated website "Mercedes-Benz" www.partsprice.mercedes-benz.ruauto.lenta.ru15.04.2008. . . . . Читать полностью -->

KIA Soul winner `most impressive interior`

KIA Soul winner `most impressive interior`The KIA Soul hatchback has won the title of `the Most impressive interior`, American journal Ward''s AutoWorld. The car was among the 11 models, whose interiors were awarded the highest ratings for the combination of attractive design, quality, performance, comfort, functionality and high security. The contest was attended by 35 cars.Commenting on the award, Vice President, marketing of KIA Motors America Michael sprag (Michael Sprague) said: `We pay maximum attention to design and sure: KIA Soul will become buyers a clear indication that we continue to move forward in our efforts to create spectacular, made in the original style cars. The main priorities are safety, quality and affordable price`.carpark.ru09.04.2009. . . Читать полностью -->

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