The new Passat will appear in 2005

The new Passat will appear in 2005 After the recent launch Golf V the next significant event in the life of Volkswagen will be launching a series of new model Passat in 2005. This was stated today at the meeting of the Board of the leading European automaker his head Bernd pikeside.The meeting confirmed preliminary report on the reduction for the next 5 years, the total investment VW 10% on the development and launch of new models. The group's management decided to reduce their planned 33 billion to 30 billion euros.Volkswagen also promised to unify their production, using the same technological solutions and accessories for machines of the same class.Thus VW aims to reduce the high cost of parallel development of engines and models, says the head of the German automobile manufacturers ' Association Ferdinand Dudenhoffer. "Today the flagship models VW (Phaeton) and Audi (A8) there is no identical bolt", he said.However, Volkswagen will not abandon further modification models sold today and intends to regularly update with new versions of roadsters and convertibles based sports cars, said chief concern pikeside.According to him, in 2007 the year 2007, the renewal will be subject to 85% of the models in the lines of the VW and Audi.15.11.2003. . . Читать полностью -->

Brown fears McLaren

Brown fears McLaren Ross brown believes that the McLaren team, and not Williams will be strong opposition to Ferrari next year. Technical Director Scuderia admitted that his biggest worry was this team.Brown said that his excitement cause technical Director Adrian Newey and ultra-professional team approach to racing.He said, "If I'd asked me who would be our main rival in 2003, I would definitely say that it will be McLaren.". . . . . Читать полностью -->

The new rules of imported cars decreased revenues

The new rules of imported cars decreased revenues A new procedure for the registration of second-hand cars began to affect the work of the Russian customs officers.Cars stopped to import foreign cars stopped to arrange for the cars stopped paying, writes today newspaper `Izvestia`.Official data on the effect the innovations of the Ministry of economic development and Ministry of industry and science on the revenue, not yet. But we already know that fans of cars left in the "shadow": the most frequent violations on the border again becomes "grey" clearance vehicles, the newspaper notes.The last change of the rules of registration on the border of cars occurred in mid-summer. If, before July 25, there were two tax rates (for small cars and more powerful engines), since the end of July, the government divided the duties on 6 categories depending on engine size. In the customs "clearance" cars average power in the age from 3 till 7 years has increased approximately twice. And the price of used cars of the late 90-ies on average increased by 2 thousand dollars.How to write `news`, on the Western border on July 25, there was silence: disappeared endless queue of avtoperevozchikov. According to the Kaliningrad regional North-Western customs, in August the Russian border crossed only 370 cars. Читать полностью -->

"Charged" Renault Megane is preparing for the premiere of

Specialists of the French company Renault has already launched a series of road tests of new "charged" modification of the Renault Megane last generation. This car was developed with the participation of sport Renault Sport division of the French automaker, and in the sale of novelty should appear in the second half of next year.According to preliminary information, the "hot" Renault Megane will be equipped with 3.5-liter 24-valve V6 engine, borrowed from the model Vel Satis. The power of this engine will make around 250 horsepower, and from zero to one hundred kilometers Megane with the same motor will accelerate in less than six seconds. The maximum speed of the new products will reach 250 kilometers per hour.It should also be noted that modernization would be not only powertrain of the car is "charged" hatchback will get a new sports suspension, reinforced body, improved braking system and a new gearbox. In addition, the new product will differ from the basic version is slightly changed design of the body, the presence of stylish wheels with sports tires, and also other decorations. It is also worth noting that it is not clear which body will get a new modification Renault Megane - or three - or five-door. Читать полностью -->

The VW Polo Cup: finish on a high note!

The VW Polo Cup: finish on a high note! Won the individual and team standings at the final stage of the Russian Cup Polo, racers `Instant racing` has put a beautiful point in the season, held their dictation with the first race. Andrey Selivanov the second time this year rose to the highest step of the podium, and Anton Smekalin, divided on the stage in seventh place with Mikhail Stepanov, won the Cup of Russia. Try Maxim Chuvaev and Sergey Khabarov (`KORUS-Motorsport`) to bypass the stuntmen in the struggle for the team trophy was not successful, but in the individual competition they both entered the top three winners.Her fighting spirit Maxim Chuvaev, issued at the start of the sixth stage leader in the individual competition, demonstrated in Sunday morning warm-up, breaking the record for the St. Petersburg route, established two years ago, his namesake Maxim Trainim. However, the arrival of the first developed for the racer `KORUS-Motorsport` failed. Having lost at the start a couple of positions, Maxim fought with Ivan Tomas, and when `Dynamo` long arc for a moment lost in the course (not included fifth gear), he tried to pass it on to the outside radius at the entrance to the 2nd floor. Читать полностью -->

The company KIA will increase production in Slovakia

The company KIA will increase production in Slovakia South Korean manufacturer KIA Motors, you may increase the volume of production in the Slovak plant in Bratislava, believes the government of Slovakia. Probably the plant's capacity will be increased to 300 thousand units.Now KIA is building on the North complex of two plants - vehicle Assembly and Assembly of components for the store Hyundai Mobis. Total investment in this project amounted to at the moment ?1 billion.26.05.2005. . . . Читать полностью -->

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