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BMW Has Prepared Four World Premieres For Frankfurt

BMW will be presenting at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September the world's first four models: In addition to the serial version of the new M5, BMW M3 bring before the public GTS model, the next generation 1 Series and the first electric model, i3.Already shown in concept form at the Shanghai Auto Show, the new M5 will celebrate its world debut in September at the Frankfurt auto write-motor-und-...

The Chinese Have Money, Saab Has Restarted Production

Saab announced on Friday that the car restarted production at its plant in Sweden was, after nearly two months in which no cash left. Pang Da Chinese from 1300 cars ordered and paid 30 million euros in advance.The production was now reponirea Victor Muller - CEO and Managing Director of Saab Automobile, Pang Qinghua - Director and CEO of the Automobile and Gunnar Pang Da Brunius - Saab vice...

Land Rover Freelander 2 Will Be Assembled In India

The plant in Pune, Maharashtra region of India, will assemble models from kits Land Rover Freelander 2 CKD (Complete Knock Down) provided by the manufacturer's plant in England.At the inauguration ceremony was attended by Carl-Peter Forster, director of operations to Tata Motors and Dr Ralf Speth, executive director of Jaguar Land Rover."Today we mark an important step in our growth strategy...

France: Renault Sales Tumble, Dealers Offering Discounts Of Up To 45%

Sales of the Renault car manufacturer's have decreased by 35% in May and the situation forces them some dealers to offer customers significant discounts of up to 45% for certain models, says the French press.Following the sharp fall in sales in France's Renault dealers offers low prices and up to 45% for model Clio, BFM radio announced.Renault has been one of Europe most affected by the decline...

Pirelli Tyres Red Pzero Out On The Streets Of Monaco

New supersoft composition of Tyre, Pirelli PZero Red, was used for the first time during free practice sessions on Thursday in Monaco street circuit. Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing team driver, set the fastest lap time.During the free training, pilots have used Pirelli PZero tires Yellow soft composition, especially in the first session when Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing team driver, set...

Goodyear Renews Partnership With Zeppelin

Earlier this month, in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on Lake Constance near a giant zeppelin hangar, Goodyear announced that they undertake in future aircraft program involving the purchase of new Zeppelin airship.Nancy Jandrokovic, Global Head of the Goodyear Airship Operations and Rainer Landwehr, group managing director, together with representatives of German Operations department of Goodyear,...

Ford Has Increased Production To Four Times Craiova

Ford factory in Craiova has produced the first four months of the year almost 3,000 Transit Connect light commercial, four times more compared to the same period in 2010, when only 700 units were assembled.All vehicles assembled by Ford in Craiova were exported, while 15% of production in the first four months of 2010 was sold on the Romanian market, according to Automotive Manufacturers and...

Ferrari Has Officially Entered The Indian Market

Beginning today, India Ferrari enthusiasts and customers can count on the presence of the producer of Italian super sports cars in the country, the 58th house with a market of horse Cabral. The first dealership was opened in the heart of the capital New Delhi.At the opening ceremony, dedicated to local and international media, attended by Amedeo Felisa - Ferrari CEO, Enrico Galliera - Ferrari...

Mazda3 Production Exceeded 3 Million Units

Mazda has announced that total production of the Mazda3 model has reached 3 million units on April 26, 2011. This figure was recorded in only seven years and 10 months after the start of production for the first generation model.Mazda3 becomes the fastest developing automobile sales in the current range of the manufacturer.Mazda announced today that total production of the Mazda3 model has...

Dacia Duster "No Limit" - 850 Horsepower For The Most Prestigious Race In World Coastal

Dacia will participate in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with Dacia Duster "No Limit", a unique prototype 850 hp and piloted by Jean-Philippe Dayraut, triple winner at the Andros Trophy. The objective is simple and ambitious: the struggle for victory.Dacia decided to assault the most famous, the most difficult and most famous coastal race in the world: Pikes Peak International Hill...

Volvo Is Testing A Flywheel KERS With, Which Could Reduce Consumption By 20%

Volvo Flywheel tested KERS technology, an easy solution, cheap and makes a very efficient four-cylinder engine to feel like a 6-cylinder, but with lower fuel consumption by 20%. The technology could reach the market in several years.This autumn, Volvo Car Corporation will be the first automaker in the world to test the potential of technology to fly on public roads. The company received a loan...

Lexus CT 200h Has Scored The Maximum Five Euro NCAP Stars

CT 200h Lexus received five stars in Euro NCAP tests, with a score of 83/100. This score is well above the minimum score necessary to obtain the five stars and placed among the safest new Lexus vehicles in the premium compact segment.This achievement is especially noteworthy because in 2009 Euro NCAP adopted a more stringent set of rules on safety tests. The current program includes four areas...

Engine Of The Year Award 2011: BMW Four Times

Engines with four, six or eight cylinders have triumphed in their segments, which made the BMW Group is once again the most successful manufacturer of the most important international competition - "Engine of the Year 2011."With four class victories in the 2011 edition of the "International Engine of the Year Award", the BMW Group has repeated the success a year ago and has consolidated its...

Reverence Before Beauty: Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este In 2011 And Chose Winners

Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale BMW Group has won the trophy, while traditional Coppa d'Oro award, decided by the public's choice, went to a 2500 Alfa Romeo 6C 1942 SS. Aston Martin Zagato won the category concepts and prototypes.Over the past weekend, the little town Cernobbio, on the shore of Lake Como, became the center for automotive enthusiasts. Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este held a variety of...

Euro NCAP Test: Nissan Leaf Is The First Electric Vehicle Of 5 Stars

Euro NCAP test results released today of 6 new cars, including the first 5-star rating given to a fully electric vehicle: Nissan LEAF. DS4 were tested Citroen, Ford Focus, Lexus CT200h, Peugeot 508 and Volvo V60.Placed in the spotlight last quarterly report of Euro NCAP, Nissan Leaf electric model is the first vehicle in its class to achieve five-star rating for safety tests by an independent...