Workers Hyundai and Kia are planning a strike

Workers Hyundai and Kia are planning a strike Working South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. plan a week-long strike in protest against the free trade agreement between the United States and South Korea. In the period from 25 to 29 June 2007, the staff intend to abandon work for 2-6 hours. The workers believe that because both automakers many plants outside South Korea free trade agreement is not advantageous to the company transmits (C) Associated Press.Recall that the U.S. and South Korea plan to sign a free trade agreement June 30, 2007, This agreement will be the most significant for the United States after signing in December 1992, the North American free trade agreement. Читать полностью -->

BMW refuses V10

BMW refuses V10 BMW has started testing the new 5-series, which will be presented, probably next year. Interestingly, the Bavarian company was already experiencing not only the standard `five`, but the version of the M5 next generation.According to preliminary data, in the Bavarian company decided to abandon the use of the 10-cylinder engine with a displacement of 5.0 liters Instead appears V8 4.4 l with double turbonadudvom. This engine already put on a big BMW, however, at the moment he gives `only` 407 HP For the BMW M5 is not enough (the current M5 with a 5.0-liter V10 has 507 HP). Therefore, the 4.4-liter engine will be seriously redesigned and equipped with new turbines. As a result, the capacity of the power unit will be more than 580 HP Why more 580 HP? It's very simple - it is 580 HP produces shows in September last year, the Audi RS6.There is another very interesting information about BMW M5 new generation. The Bavarian engineers want to equip this model system called Energy Storage System, which thanks to a special batteries will save and store energy generated during braking. Читать полностью -->

AvtoVAZ will make another new "Niva"

AvtoVAZ will make another new The management of the Volga automobile plant intends to keep in the production program of the enterprise SUV "Niva". According to the Vice-President for technical development of JSC "AVTOVAZ" Maxim Nagaytsev, classic "Niva" is to plant high-value car, so it is possible that over time the Vase is done its a "remake".Nagaytsev also stressed that to talk about the details of this project too early. The first step towards its implementation will be done soon: in honor of the 40th anniversary of plant competition design work, which will be offered various options for new models of AVTOVAZ, including potential replacement car "Niva".However, in the process of revival of the "old Fields" Volzhsky automobile plant may run into one, but quite a serious problem. In fact, since the beginning of 2006 the right to use the name Niva went to the JV "GM-AVTOVAZ". That is why AVTOVAZ plans in 2006 to sell your SUV called Lada 4x4. Recall also that in the beginning of this year there were rumors that Volzhsky automobile plant can redeem at the GM's share in the joint venture for the production of Chevrolet Niva, while simultaneously regaining more and lost brand. Читать полностью -->

Ferrari has produced a replacement for the F430

Ferrari has produced a replacement for the F430Italian producer of thoroughbred sports cars have prepared a spectacular model designed to replace the Ferrari F430.It is reported that the body of the new sports car has become much easier due to the wide use of composite materials and all-aluminum suspension.What is especially surprising is the fact that the new Ferrari will get eight-cylinder engine with turbocharging! Despite the fact that engineers mechanics of Modena has always been famous for its ability to extract from a naturally-aspirated engine of incredible features, the new power unit will receive a boost. Dictated by the stricter environmental requirements. In order not to lose the dynamics and elasticity, had to take this step. Also the motor will get direct injection and a new seven-speed transmission.For buyers of the car will be offered in coupe and open "Spyder".auto.mail.ru29.10.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

Lamborghini Murcielago SV will become more powerful

Lamborghini Murcielago SV will become more powerfulLamborghini at the end of 2008, will release a new car Murcielago SV , which will be very different from its predecessors. It is more powerful, lighter and faster car. SV will be stronger than V12 Reventon, and will lose at least 100 kgMost likely the car will get driven only on the rear wheels, and most of the elements of the machine will be made of carbon fiber. Power is expected to be about 680 horsepower. The release is scheduled for the end of 2008, according to Autocar.auto.utro.ru14.04.2008. . Читать полностью -->

New from Fiat - well forgotten old

New from Fiat - well forgotten oldThe company Fiat has extended the first official pictures of its new Fiat 500 minicar - ideological successor of the same name of a car produced in the 50-ies of the last century. This machine, according to the developers, should become more affordable alternative to the Mini, and its main consumer audience will be young people.Recall that the Fiat 500 is built on a slightly modernized platform model Panda and will be equipped with the 1.2 - and 1.4-litre petrol engine and 1.3-litre turbodiesel engine. In addition, Fiat plans to release a "charged" modification of this new product under the brand Abarth, which will be equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine producing 150 horsepower.It is assumed that buyers Fiat 500 will offer a rich set of "personalized" color of body and trim, as well as many accessories including stickers on the body to give the car an individual appearance. Sale stylish Italian minicar will begin in July this year. However the prices for the novelty has not yet been announced.lenta.ru22.03.2007. . Читать полностью -->

The company Giugiaro has provided official information about the concept caret Quaranta

The company Giugiaro has provided official information about the concept caret Quaranta Appeared in the media, official information and a few teasers about the concept caret Quaranta, which finally gave the company Giugiaro. Creating a concept car dedicated to the fortieth anniversary Studio Giugiaro, and the name Quaranta, translated from Italian, means `forty`.The concept Giugiaro Quaranta is a car which has a hybrid power plant, has a mid-engined layout and four-wheel drive. The car can accommodate three adults and one child. To `hundreds` car accelerates for 4 seconds and its maximum speed is 250 km / h. World premiere of the concept car is to be held on 4 March 2008.cardir.ru01.03.2008. . Читать полностью -->

Russians love car auctions

Russians love car auctionsIn fact, auctions worldwide are considered to be one of the most profitable businesses and are able to save; in addition, they form the market prices of a number of goods.Auctions are a profitable business on A photo of a car in reality may be dekimashita entrepreneurs finally also saw in this business goldmine, and motorists got out on a huge secondary market. The circle of people who already have experience in buying cars on foreign auctions, expanding. And the fact that, as a rule, buying one car buyer does not stop, suggests that it is quite profitable and not terrible, as many believe. There are, of course, common fears and prejudices, formed from the stories of seasoned speculators, however, in the opinion of all who had to deal with auctions, problems arise from time to time, but the benefit is more than pays for and nerves, and unforeseen difficulties.Among these, for example, the presence of lesions that are not mentioned in the papers. Next, buyers complain of a long process of shipping a car, which sometimes one and a half to two months. In addition, many doubt about the reality of mileage and complain that appreciate cars in the USA by eye, without the proper care that leads to that had been in a serious accident the car will be in the same price category with a barely-damaged car. Читать полностью -->

Audi is preparing a new SUV

Audi is preparing a new SUV In the next three years, Audi will present two new SUV: model Q5, medium in size, compact and Q3. The basis of the mid-sized Q5 is the platform model Q7. Unlike big brother, the new product will be much smaller and probably five, not seven. The reduced size will affect the price of Q5 will be much cheaper than the Q7.Compact SUV Q3 will be built on the platform of the Volkswagen Tiguan. City car will be distinguished by elegant design and increased ground clearance. In the sale of the machine will appear later this year.autonet.ru21.09.2006 contents and objectives. Читать полностью -->

Fiat changes Uno

Fiat changes Uno The Italian group has announced plans through one and a half to two years to bring to market a series of three ultra-compact city cars. They will replace the usual Uno, which are now available only on the `secondary` the conveyor in Brazil.This line is intended primarily for Europe. Here she will face strong competitors - Smart and Toyota iQ. The Italians, however, confident of success, because originally lay in their future products lower prices.Also announced that in 2011, there will appear a new version of the Seicento. It reduces weight and equip Metroeconomica twin-cylinder engine. Obviously, will also appear and electric version. Читать полностью -->

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