Shell and Ferrari decided to continue cooperation

Shell and Ferrari decided to continue cooperation Shell and Ferrari have extended the cooperation agreement for another five years (2006 to 2010). Contract details were not disclosed, but it is known that Shell will continue to supply fuel and lubricants for serial and sports models in the world.Luca di Montezemolo, President and CEO of Ferrari, Jean Todd, managing Director of Ferrari, and the heads of the Shell re-sign the contract in Imola Grand Prix of San Marino this weekend.Products Shell was used on the very first Ferrari in the middle of the last century.Formula-1 and serial models of Ferrari steel excellent ground Shell for observation by characteristics such as wear resistance, thermal protection of the motor at high temperatures and reducing internal abrasion.Shell and Ferrari have developed one of the most reliable engines in Formula 1 with the product Shell Helix, but Shell did not stop at this and has developed lubricants that provide additional protection and without reliable engine.26.04.2005. . . . . Читать полностью -->

A breakthrough in the field of hydrogen technologies

A breakthrough in the field of hydrogen technologies Scientists from the University of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima opened a new substance that accumulates in 3 times more hydrogen than any known means for storing this substance.University Professor Hironobu Fuji, under whose guidance the obtained substance, said that binds its practical application primarily on hydrogen cars.Detailed information about the nature of the substance were not disclosed. It is known, for example, that the highest content of hydrogen in nature is found in alkali, but simply, in the soap. However, it there is contained in the composition of chemical compounds, but not in pure form.The problem of hydrogen storage for use as fuel in the car is one of the most difficult.Still, the fuel cell, where hydrogen is pumped under very high pressure, able to provide non-stop mileage up to a maximum of 300-350 kmMeanwhile, there is another feature of hydrogen transport, which casts doubt on its relevance to our country. The fact that the work is hydrogen engines is associated with evolution of a large quantity of water. In conditions of sub-zero temperature it freezes, which leads to the fundamental impossibility to re-start the engine.Today on the problem of adaptation hydrogen engines to work in winter, the South Korean Hyundai and leading specialist in the development of hydrogen engines American UTC Fuell Cell (Connecticut).15.07.2003. . Читать полностью -->

Di Montezemolo: "We will always be first"

Di Montezemolo: Despite the FIA ban on the use of team orders, Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo believes that this will not affect the overall level of performance of a team that always put their interests above the interests of their own pilots. Moreover, team orders in one form or another will still be in Italian "stable".Luca di Montezemolo: "For us, the team remains paramount. To win the Formula 1 need suitable mechanics, the right strategy, the best suppliers and pilots in General, in one word the whole team. Team orders have always been consistent with a sporting spirit. In Cycling and long-distance race is always used command strategy, but no one complains. I will never allow the pilot to first think about their own interests, and then only on command. Читать полностью -->

The Moscow government promises drivers cheerful winter

The Moscow government promises drivers cheerful winter The head of the urban center of the capital Petr Aksenov said that the Moscow authorities plan to ban in city operation "studded and hard tires, and tires with great tread". The argument of one of these tires the road surface roads of the city. How many accidents will occur if to drive in the winter on summer tires (and, apparently, this is meant Aksenov) it is difficult to imagine.In addition, Aksenov said that the Moscow authorities intend to strengthen the fight against Parking of vehicles on the roadway. Cars parked on the roadway, preventing the movement of transport, as well as snow removal. This problem becomes acute in the coming winter, said P. Aksenov. Читать полностью -->

Pirates of the Caribbean come to NASCAR

Pirates of the Caribbean come to NASCAR At the end of July on the Russian screens of cinemas is a movie Gore Verbinski `pirates of the Caribbean`.The world premiere of American blockbuster (expected cash collections Pirates will be the most popular paintings of the season) will be held July 7 in Los Angeles.Wanting to draw in cinemas as many viewers, the film Studio Walt Disney Pictures taken unprecedented publicity stunt - the emblem of the `Pirates` will adorn the 400-mile NASCAR race at Daytona (it will be held this Saturday) vehicle Stacy Compton. To advertise their films in NASCAR not solved any film company.`NASCAR ideal for advertising `pirates of the Caribbean`, - says Vice-President of The Walt Disney Studios Brett Dicker. - Racing and our new film objednat the thrill, excitement and adrenaline. We are proud that our film was the first film that advertise these most popular in America road race`.Alas, on Thursday with the hopes of Compton and Walt Disney Pictures on successful performance was a serious blow. In qualifying Compton, piloting Pontiac Grand Prix, showed only 44 result (before the race only 43 of the athlete).To get on the starting grid helped him only a miracle, or rather wild-card issued by his team, the organizers of the stage.At the start of tomorrow's Pepsi 400 Compton will stand at the last 43-m...04.07.2003. . Читать полностью -->

Moskvich-2141 begin proizvoditel again?

Moskvich-2141 begin proizvoditel again? The question of the resumption of production at OJSC "Moskvich", most likely, will be resolved positively, said at a press conference in Moscow, the head of the Department of engineering science and technologies of the Russian Federation Sergey Sorokin. He noted that currently one of the largest Russian automobile manufacturers showed interest in the resumption of production at the "Moskvich". According to S. Sorokina, already held preliminary talks between the government of the Russian Federation, the city authorities and representatives of companies interested in resuming production on the "Moskvich".The Moscow government will need time to negotiate this issue with representatives of the Russian government.As previously reported, the Moscow government conceded the possibility of a resumption of production at OJSC "Moscow" in June 2003. Initially the volume of production estimated Metropolitan authorities, will be about 40 thousand cars per year. The company does not plan to produce the new model is expected to be established production car "Moskvich-2141".20.03.2003. Читать полностью -->

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