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Daimler CEO: Germany Will Not Be Able To Make The Streets A Million Electric Cars

Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG, said today that Germany will not be able to have one million electric cars on roads by 2021 if the government would provide subsidies for these vehicles, the German newspaper Bild wrote.Germany will be able to take to the streets "at most" 500 000 electric cars to date, without subsidies from the state, Zetsche said in an interview with German newspaper Bild....

BMW M5 Is Preparing To Launch

Update! The new BMW M5 for 2012 and made its debut in Shanghai in the form of concept. The new M5 super sedan series will be launched at Frankfurt and will have the same technology as the X5 M and X6 M, having a twin-turbo V8 engine over 580 hp.Update 1 June:Presents the new BMW M5 in a new video, this time Nardo Ring circuit in Italy, during testing at high speed (over 300 km, and the driver a...

Audi A2 Will Debut At The Frankfurt Motor Show 2011

After six years when he was out of production, Audi A2 is in the public eye as a revolutionary concept that power will celebrate its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.The new model will compete with BMW i3 future electric model and could return to the market as a sub-brand of the German mark, says AutoExpress.The original Audi A2 was discontinued in 2005 due to high production cost...

GM Prepares Detroit Plant For 2012 Volt And Opel Amps

Detroit Hamtramck assembly plant of General Motors, which builds the Chevrolet Volt, will close for four weeks, starting June for improvements to increase production of the Volt and ampere.Already in great demand, the number of models extended-range electric Chevrolet Volt will again be restricted for a period of three months before restarting production when Amper Volt and Opel will begin to be...

Renault Launches Largest Photovoltaic System In The Auto Industry

In partnership with Solar Gestamp, Renault announced the largest solar project in the industry, which will be installed at its factories in France. Panels will cover a total of 450,000 square meters offering a capacity of 60 MW.The project envisages fracenz manufacturer factories in Douai, Maubeuge, Flins, Batilly, Sandouville and Cleon. The photovoltaic panels will cover an area equivalent to...

Audi A1 Clubsport Quattro, A 500-Hp Fans Showcar GTI

Audi presents the "Wörthersee Tour 2011" A1 Clubsport quattro, a vehicle built to unique technology for maximum dynamic limits. 2.5-liter 5-cylinder develops 500 hp and 660 Nm, giving an acceleration 0-100 km / h in 3.7 s.Heart Clubsport quattro Audi A1 is a classic Audi petrol engine - a unit with 2.5-liter five-cylinder, turbocharged and direct fuel injection. Compared with the version used in...

Volkswagen Made A Mandatory Public Offer To Acquire MAN

According to German law a company takeover, Volkswagen has today a mandatory public offer to all shareholders of MAN. The offer is 95 euros per share and EUR 59.90 for one preference share.Privatization as a result of the increase over 30%, Volkswagen AG has made a binding offer for MAN shares totaling 13.8 billion euros.Offer to make a cash offer and is subject to various approvals and...

Volkswagen Tiguan Could Be Produced In The U.S.

Volkswagen wants to start production mid-range SUV Tiguan in North America to reduce costs, says a German magazine quoted sources from the company's management.Volkswagen Jetta and Passat are already produced in North America, and the proposal to produce and Tiguan there could soon be decided by the management board of directors of the German manufacturer, Wirtschaftswoche magazine writes....

Opel On The Podium In The First Contest Of Elegance For Historic Vehicles

Opel Super Six 2nd place in category "Sedan until 1945. The first edition of Elegance for Historic Vehicles Retromobil organized gathered Saturday 36 classic car competition, while 12 were only exposed.Opel podium which is produced in 1938 and took two years of restoration. The jury has followed the historical, technical and aesthetic of the machine, rarity and authenticity, elegance and...

Citroen DS4: 5-Star Euro NCAP

Besides getting 5-star rating in Euro NCAP crash tests with a score of 97% for its assistance systems, Citroen DS4 was awarded Euro NCAP and Advanced, as well as the C5 models, the new C4 and DS3 prior to .This award confirms mark concern for the development of novel technologies useful in everyday life.Citroen DS4 offers a dynamic travel without compromising the safety or comfort. Security is...

WRC 2011: Citroen Won The Seventh Consecutive Victory In Argentina

After an extremely contentious race to finish, Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena won the Rally for the sixth time. Despite a trip in the background on the longest test of the rally, Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia finished 3rd.With special gravel and asphalt, the first day of Rally Argentina was one full of incident Total Citroen team. After 160 km of special stages, Sebastien Ogier and...

Chevrolet Celebrates 100 Years In The First WTCC Race In Hungary

Hungaroring round will host the 7th and 8th in the World Touring Car Championship 3-5 June. In addition to the two races, visitors can see and participate in racing parallel Chevrolet marked the centennial anniversary of exciting events.It was a great honor for Hungary when KSO, tournament promoter, has chosen to replace the Hungaroring race Moroccan who had been eliminated because of financial...

Hyundai Has Sold 5 Million Cars In Europe

The first Hyundai Pony, imported in 1977, Hyundai has now reached five million cars sold its European customers. The anniversary is an i30, first released in 2007 and then sold over 320,000 units.Hyundai sales have increased steadily since 1977, culminating with a recent increase in demand for cars has led the brand to reach one million in just the last three years. For 27 consecutive months...

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster, World Premiere In Frankfurt Motor Show

Update! Even though there are a few months before the world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2011, Mercedes-Benz has decided to offer the public some details and photos with new SLS AMG Roadster.Update May 30:Mercedes-Benz unveiled the all-new SLS AMG Roadster, which will celebrate its world premiere debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The new super sports...

Sebastian Vettel Won The Formula 1 Grand Prix Of Monaco

German driver Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) won Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco, the sixth stage the World Cup, scoring his fifth victory of the season.Sebastian Vettel has passed into the account first career victory in the Monaco Grand Prix, the German won the first place after a bumpy flight.With seven laps before the end, Vettel drove his platoon leader, however, soft tires far...