AvtoVAZ takes part in the international exhibition in Uzbekistan

AvtoVAZ takes part in the international exhibition in Uzbekistan This year at the booth of the Volga automobile plant presents three series model - Lada 2170 (Priora sedan), Lada 2172 (Priora hatchback) and Lada 1117 (Kalina estate).OAO " AVTOVAZ took part in the international automobile exhibition `AutoMotorShow Uzbekistan`2008`, which was held in Tashkent, from 8 to 11 October. Exposure Lada organized jointly with the official importer of cars of this brand in Uzbekistan company's Ostolaza-Plus`.This year at the booth of the Volga automobile plant presents three series model - Lada 2170 (Priora sedan), Lada 2172 (Priora hatchback) and Lada 1117 (Kalina estate). All cars made in execution of a `Suite`, which includes the climate system, anti-lock brakes, electric power steering and other options.Uzbekistan is one of the fastest growing export markets for Russian automaker. For 9 months of current year in this country delivered more than 6.3 thousand Lada cars, which is higher than the same period last year nearly doubled.carclub.ru10.10.2008. . . Читать полностью -->

AvtoVAZ will produce an SUV and a sports hatchback

AvtoVAZ will produce an SUV and a sports hatchbackIn the framework of a future joint venture with the canadian company Magna, the agreement which was signed last week, Volzhsky automobile plant plans to develop and put on a conveyor from three to ten new models. This publication reports the newspaper "Vedomosti", the reporter who managed to see the signed documents. It is expected that total investment in the new project will be from 1.6 to 1.7 billion US dollars.Primarily on the basis of a new platform of Lada 2116, which will cost the parties within seven million euros, will be developed three new models - sedan, wagon and hatchback, which will be in production in December 2009, July 2010 and December 2010 respectively. The estimated cost of these machines is in the range from 10 to 12 thousand dollars.Later, in the period from 2010 to 2012 AVTOVAZ and Magna are going to develop seven more models on the same platform - it will be a compact MPV, all-wheel drive station wagon, minivan, compact SUV, four-wheel drive van and also a compact and sporty hatchbacks. However, what really gets in mass production is not yet known.It is planned that the plant JV will operate according to a modular principle - each partner will own separate parts of the plant. For example, AVTOVAZ will likely be engaged in the creation of welding and Assembly production, and Magna will undertake the construction of the punching Department. Читать полностью -->

Under the St. Petersburg opened a factory Nissan

Under the St. Petersburg opened a factory Nissan On Tuesday near St. Petersburg opened the car company Nissan. As the correspondent of "Tape.Ru", in the first stage, the company plans to produce only two models - the first sedan Teana, and after another three months - crossover X-Trail. The test Assembly of these vehicles was deployed at the plant in early 2009.The design capacity of the Russian factory Nissan - 50 thousand cars per year. The maximum number of staff of 750 people, and the total investment in this project by a Japanese company, has approximately 200 million US dollars. Читать полностью -->

Hummer has confirmed the launch of a pickup truck H3T

Hummer has confirmed the launch of a pickup truck H3TOn Wednesday, General Motors officially confirmed information about the launch of a new modification Hummer H3 - body pickup truck. This car will get the name of the secondary index "T", and its production will begin in the third quarter of next year at the American enterprise brand in Shreveport (Shreveport), the state Lousiana. It is reported by the American edition of Inside Line.Four-door Hummer H3T will be built on the same platform that is used for pickups Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, but what are the new engines will be fitted with not yet known. The head of the North American division of General Motors Troy Clark (Troy Clarke) said that despite the fact that the company already produces one pickup - H2 SUT, H3T model will be the "first real pickup in the history of the brand.With the launch of new models in Hummer expect to attract brand new customers, because in the first nine months of this year sales of SUVs declined by 20 percent. When H3T will arrive in dealerships is not yet known.auto.lenta.ru31.10.2007. . Читать полностью -->

Cadillac will release a competitor to the BMW 1-Series in 2011 - the

Cadillac will release a competitor to the BMW 1-Series in 2011 - theCadillac plans over the next few years to expand its model range at the expense of a new compact car, which is expected to get the name of the ATS and will compete with the BMW 1-Series. About GoAuto reports with reference to the statement by the head of General Motors Bob Lutz (Bob Lutz).Currently working on creating the design and preparation of technical toppings model ATS has not started yet, but it is already known that the new product will be developed in conjunction with Australian automaker Holden and built on a rear-wheel drive Alpha platform from GM. More detailed information about the new compact car Cadillac has not yet disclosed.It is expected that in the salons of American dealers Cadillac ATS will be available by the end of 2011.In addition, we also learned that Cadillac is going to replace the BLS sedan new model, production of which will start in 2010. According to preliminary information, this machine will get four-wheel drive Epsilon platform II, and its production will be established at the GM plant in the United States or Mexico. Note that after two years, Cadillac also plans to release a new BRX crossover and replacement of the flagship sedan STS.auto.lenta.ru05.02.2008. . Читать полностью -->

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