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Fiat Takes Over Majority Control Of Chrysler

Turin, Italy - Fiat will pay $ 500,000,000 for the package of 6% at Chrysler Group's U.S. government. With this move, Fiat Chrysler will increase its participation to 52 percent from 46 percent.Italian producer will pay $ 500,000,000 U.S. Treasury package.Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat-Chrysler said the agreement marked the complete exit from the U.S. Treasury as a shareholder of the Chrysler...

Renault Launches Campaign Expedition Green

To mark a unique way the International Environment Day, Green Expedition Renault announces campaign. On June 5, four bloggers who represent four cities chosen for this competition will start in this campaign.Christian bloggers are involved in the campaign Chinezu 'Birta for Bucharest, Ovid Eftimie for Brasov, Iasi and Andrei Marius Sescu for Criva for Timisoara. On June 5, the four will learn...

Audi launches the R8 GT Spyder, Limited Edition to 333 units

Update! Audi R8 version extends the range Athlete R8 Spyder GT, launched on the market in limited edition to 333 units with a base price of 207,800 Euros. Audi R8 Spyder GT has the same 560 horsepower V10 engine, but a weight of 85 kg lighter.Update June 3:Today unveiled the all-new Audi R8 Spyder GT. Lighter, stronger and more exciting, Audi R8 Spyder GT comes to offer you breathtaking...

Ford Presented The New Three-Cylinder Turbo Engine Will Be Launched From B-MAX

Ford is expanding its range of efficient engines of 1.0 liter engine with a three-cylinder EcoBoost - the smallest engine ever built by U.S. manufacturer. The engine will come in range of B-MAX will be fully unveiled at Frankfurt.Engineers at Ford's Dunton Technical Centre in the UK have started working on the new 1.0-liter EcoBoost well before the significant increase in fuel prices. Their aim...

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet, A Concept Unveiled At The Meeting With 270 Hp GTI

Volkswagen presented the fans at the Wörthersee GTI meeting a whole fleet of new models, concepts and accessories. These included a convertible version of Volkswagen's R concept as presented.After revealing the new Golf GTI Edition 35 world premieres, the company that invented the concept GTI pulled the curtain and other secret projects such as sports: A Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet presented as a...

Honda Civic Coupe And Sedan - Design Change For 2012

Honda has made to European Patent Office design recently launched new generation Honda Civic in America, both in coupe and sedan version with four doors. The European model is expected at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.European Patent Office reveals images of the new generation Honda Civic, launched recently in North America, both four-door sedan version and two-door coupe. Given that the...

Skoda Fabia RS 2000 Concept From GTI

This year, GTI Meeting at Wörthersee lake, tuning fans from across Europe were able to admire the Skoda Fabia RS 200, a design concept prepared especially for this occasion."In those days, the GTI meeting is rightly regarded by fans of motor sports and sports customization as a mecca of car tuning," said Winfried Vahland, head of Skoda. "Whoever comes to this event just once does not want to...

Lamborghini Prepares Aventador Roadster

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirmed (accidentally or not, it does not matter) that Aventador Lamborghini LP700-4 Roadster will be launched in 2012. The Italian supercar will have the same engine and transmission as the coupe version.Lamborghini officially launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March, Murcielago's successor, Aventador LP700-4, a supercar built of carbon fiber and having...

BMW Series 1 Will Be Renamed Series 2

Current BMW 1 Series 2 Series will be renamed to make way for a new class of entry-level BMW with front-wheel drive. German manufacturer registered the name in Germany and the U.S. M2.Lately rumors have appeared on numerous BMW 1 Series models, some even contradictory. It seems that things start to clarify and things go like this: BMW 1 Series 2 Series will be renamed and will include a new 1...

Fiat Invests In Russia More Than $ 1 billion

Fiat will invest $ 1.1 billion and built 120,000 cars a year in Russia, taking advantage of state aid and return the auto industry, said Minister of Economy of Russia.The Italian company, which has left Russia after it failed to find a local partner earlier this year, decided to perform another test. Fiat could complete this project by Friday, said the government official responsible for...

Chrysler Has Disappeared In Europe, Dealers Will Sell Lancia

Fiat, the Italian manufacturer that controls Chrysler, has stopped selling the American brand in Europe, after four decades of presence on the old continent. Lancia combination with Chrysler is part of Marchionne's plan to stem losses in Europe.Sergio Marchionne, Fiat CEO of Chrysler, announced today that Chrysler's car sales in Europe were stopped. Under the plan, Chrysler Fiat and Lancia...

France: Dacia Recorded The Largest Decline, -16.7%

Dacia new car registrations in the French market decreased by 16.7% during January-May 2011, reaching 40,980 units, while the market average is plus 4.4%, according to French Automobile Manufacturers Association.In May 2011, with 197,784 registrations, the French market for passenger cars increased by 6.2%. Light commercial registrations also increased by 28.4% to 41,217 units, said CCFA (French...

BMW Innovations For The Vehicle Lighting System

BMW launches new technologies and facilities outside of the vehicle lighting system, designed to assist the driver and increase safety: dynamic light beams, anti-glare assistance for full-beam headlights and LED.Remarkable innovations in vehicle safety have always characterized BMW cars. With more advanced technology, BMW has often been a pioneer for the entire auto industry. System based on...

Infiniti EX Range Improvements

In mid Infiniti crossover improves the facilities for the sports coupe model. Modern navigation system and premium audio system will be offered as standard on GT. Revision received several top facilities.Infiniti EX, the car that sets standards in the SUV segment in terms of basic equipment, offers richer features than ever this summer. Following a change made in mid facilities, each EX EX30d...

Service Calls In All Toyota Prius Models, The First Generation

Toyota announced that it will start a recall involving 100,000 units of the first generation Prius, sold primarily in the U.S. and Japan, to address problems in the steering.Toyota has decided to voluntarily recall of all models of the first generation Prius, launched in 1997. In Japan are targeted more than 47,000 units and 52,000 units in the U.S.. The rest, up to a total of 105,784 were sold...