Changes in `Rolf` - for the better?

Changes in `Rolf` - for the better?Group of companies "Rolf", the largest in the Russian market importer and seller of new cars of foreign brands, announces the appointment of nick Hawkins for the post of senior managing Director. Mr. Hawkins will be responsible for the development of the group companies and, in particular, for the launch and development of new business areas `Rolf`. The appointment of Mr. Hawkins, followed by the appointment of Nicholas Colson (Nicholas Coulson) for the post of Chairman of the Board `Rolf` in September 2006, is part of the strategy of the group, aimed at further expansion and growth `Rolf`. Nick Hawkins, 39, he was previously a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Moscow and was responsible for the consulting business in Central and Eastern Europe. Читать полностью -->

Ford will present at the exhibition in Birmingham Fiesta SportVan

Ford will present at the exhibition in Birmingham Fiesta SportVan Premiere Fiesta SportVan will be held at the commercial vehicle show in Birmingham. It will be presented in two versions - passenger (with Windows) and cargo (without Windows), the presence of which will depend on the individual markets. Body Fiesta SportVan available in four colors - Colorado Red, Panther Black, Moondust Silver and Diamond White, and for an interior - dark Pewter and black Gun Metal.Fiesta SportVan is equipped with a Ford 1.6-liter 90-strong Duratorq TDCi diesel that generates torque of 204 Nm, and acclaimed five-speed manual transmission Durashift, steering steering and antilock brakes.auto.ru08.05.2006. . . . Читать полностью -->

The next generation Toyota Land Cruiser

The next generation Toyota Land CruiserTraditional full-fledged SUV's now not in such high esteem, as before, as in favor of the buyers more compact crossovers. Toyota, which produces one of the most popular SUVs in the world, will take into account the trend in the development of the next generation of Land Cruiser.The new model will most likely get a smooth shape, but at the same time, will grow in size. There is information that SUV are developing a new suspension, which will automatically change the ride height depending on speed and coverage.The car will be supplied with a new 5.7-liter V8 engine with 350 HP, the same motor will get and the upcoming Lexus LX 570, which will be presented at the auto show in new York. In addition, will be available 8-cylinder, 4.5-liter turbodiesel engine power: 200 HPPremier Toyota Land Cruiser will be held at the auto show in Tokyo at the end of the current year. While sales of the new SUV will begin in mid-2008.CarClub.ru28.03.2007. . Читать полностью -->

Porsche will not absorb VW

Porsche will not absorb VWThe financial crisis negates the results of almost all automotive companies. In order not to fail and to remain on the market, many are beginning to reduce costs. Porsche expects their income over the past four months during November will fall by 15% compared to last year's figures. All this leads them to overestimate the current strategy. The company calculates this will lead to the quarterly decline in earnings before &300 million, which has been a sharp decline in sales that has spread to the largest market for Porsche - United States. To somehow avoid falling demand, Porsche will cut production until the end of January. Читать полностью -->

Sales of Fiat cars in Russia will start in September

Sales of Fiat cars in Russia will start in September Group Severstal-Auto" has officially announced that sales of Fiat-branded cars in the Russian market will begin in September this year. According to the publication "Business", the local distributor Fiat chose and the first five dealers Fiat - this will be the company "Autoworld ", "Block motors", "KM/H", "Klaus" and "Lada-favorite". In Severstal-Auto" this information refused to comment, saying only that now the Protocol of intent signed with 20 dealer companies, including five Moscow.According to experts, the data selection dealerships due to several reasons. First, these companies are well able to sell cars in the price range of up to 20 thousand dollars, and secondly, they are ready to open new stores scheduled to distributor deadline. In addition, Severstal-Auto" does not require its dealers monobrendovoy center, allowing you to sell Fiat cars next to other machines. In the "Block", for example, noted that will set a new mark in the same area with SsangYong, which in Russia is "Severstal-Auto". Читать полностью -->

Porsche 911 updates model

Porsche 911 updates modelSuper sport Porsche 911 will get a small update. The current version of the car is on the market for 4 years and has gained immense popularity, so revolutionary changes are not expected.Most likely, only big fans of the brand Porsche will be able to find the differences from the previous version. It is known that in the new Porsche 911 will increase slightly front air intake, rear will be new lights. Under the hood will install the upgraded engine is more powerful than the previous 5-25 HP, and cheaper by 10-15 percent. The transmission will be replaced with more modern, developed by the Volkswagen Group.CarPark26.12.2006. . Читать полностью -->

Toyota Prius - the most environmentally friendly car Germany Rental service

Toyota Prius - the most environmentally friendly car Germany Rental serviceGerman transport club VCD this week was another ranking of the most environmentally friendly cars sold on the German market. The leader of this ranking was Japanese hybrid Toyota Prius, scored 8.3 points out of 10 possible. This publication reports "Behind the Wheel".The rating is made by a special technique by assigning points in several categories. The main criterion was that the CO content in the exhaust. At this rate accounts for 40 percent of the total points. Next is the rate of emission of carcinogens and soot from diesel engines (35 percent of the final grade). Читать полностью -->

New Microlitre Chevrolet Beat will appear in the 2010

New Microlitre Chevrolet Beat will appear in the 2010On Wednesday the company Chevrolet has announced his intention to run in 2010 in the serial production of a new front-wheel drive microlitres Beat, conceptual version of which was first presented at the motor show in new York in April of the current year. It is reported by the British newspaper Car.The concept car Beat developed by South Korean Studio General Motors and is designed primarily to attract attention to the brand younger buyers. Conceptual Chevrolet Beat petrol 1.2-litre turbocharged engine, which is paired with an automatic transmission. What motors will be equipped with a production version of this car have not yet been reported.To the novelty will be sold in the United States and in the European market.Recall that in addition to Beat at the motor show in new York was shown two prototype new compact city cars. Visitors were asked to choose the most favorite car and on special stands or the website to vote for them, and the concept with the highest number of votes, and will be launched in the series. In the end, the winner was just Beat.auto.lenta.ru15.11.2007. Читать полностью -->

The British built the most powerful version of the car Ariel Atom

The British built the most powerful version of the car Ariel AtomBritish Ariel Motor announced the release of the most powerful version of its Atom sports car, dubbed the "500". This publication reports 4car.A new modification of the Ariel Atom will be equipped with 2.5-liter eight-cylinder petrol engine producing 500 horsepower at 10 thousand revolutions per minute. The motor car will be able to work in tandem with a six-speed sequential transmission with gearshift paddle petals. The weight of the car is only 500 pounds, and the ratio of power to mass - thousand horsepower per tonne, which is approximately two times greater than, for example, the Bugatti Veyron.The dynamic characteristics of the fast Atom are not reported, however it can be noted that the 300-strong version of this sports car can accelerate to 96 km / h in just three seconds, and up to 160 kilometers per hour in seven seconds.Ariel Atom 500 will also receive a large rear spoiler, carbon fiber body panels, suspension arms, made of chrome-molybdenum steel, chetyrehporshnevye brakes Alcon, as well as wheels Dymag magnesium alloy.The novelty is released in a limited edition, and its sales in the UK will begin in the spring of the current year. The cost Atom 500 has not been disclosed.auto.lenta.ru03.03.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Singer Shakira has helped create Seat Leon Cupra Descalzos

Singer Shakira has helped create Seat Leon Cupra Descalzos The company Seat and singer Shakira jointly developed the car `Leon Pies Descalzos`. He will be the main prize for participating in the fundraising for the charity event organized by the singer.Money from the campaign will be sent to the children of Colombia, to their historical homeland Shakira.Its role in creating the car was to choose a pink-purple color. He on the body and on the number of parts of parts of its interior.Technically `Leon Pies Descalzos` is no different from the production model.This car at the end of may will find its owner. Barcelona will host the final stage of fundraising for children. The one who donates the largest amount, and will receive a joint piece Seat and Shakira.Autocentre03.02.2007. . Читать полностью -->

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