Today: 28 May 2017
Best fairground Geneva Motor Show, held from the 9 19 on March called the Bugatti stand. The award in this nomination is awarded by the Club of Advertising and Public Relations 14 recent years. "The jury chose the Bugatti stand for efficient design on a small exhibition area, stand elements workmanship and detail", - says the automaker's statement. At the stand of the brand in Geneva it was shown only one car - painted in dark blue hypercar Chiron, one of the first collected by the client machines.
At the International Motor Show in Los Angeles presented a convertible Mercedes-Maybach S 650, the first company in history. Video demonstration of the machines published on YouTube. The movement of the car leads biturbo engine V12, which can develop the capacity to 630 horsepower. To "hundred" car is dispersed for 4,1 seconds. Salon convertible steering wheel and decorated with inlays of wood. It is planned to release 300 machines such value on 300 thousand euros each. Included with the gigs are branded bags, carrying case and charms.
The German company for the production of sports and luxury car maker Porsche has introduced a new race car category LM-GTE. This "Lente.ru" reported in the Russian representation of the brand. Single car Porsche 911 RSR is made based on the classical model of 911, and intended to participate in 24-hour race in Le Mans (France) and Daytona (USA). The car is equipped with a six-cylinder boxer engine, naturally aspirated power 510 horsepower, located in front of the rear axle. Four-liter power unit is equipped with direct fuel injection, the hard drive of valves and different economy. The car is equipped with a warning system Collision Collision Avoid System, is based on the radar.
Management Company McLaren supercar McLaren F1 approved development project successor. This is with reference to "one of the main customers" said the publication of the British brand Carbuzz. At the moment, hypercar, which will be built around a carbon fiber monocoque P1 upgraded model, known under the internal designation hyper-GT. New borrow a number of stylistic solutions from the original F1, including opening up the door and at the top of the air intake of the body. In addition, the model will receive a triple salon located in the center of the driver's seat. Earlier it was reported that the successor will complement F1 3,8-liter twin-turbo unit V6 capacity of over 700 horsepower.
German automaker BMW Group announced its intention to increase by one-third of sales of electric vehicles in 2017 year. On Monday, November 14, Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported, citing the head of the concern Harald Krüger. According to him, to the best selling electric vehicles, it requires the development of infrastructure, especially the network of charging stations. In addition to premium buyers of eco-friendly vehicles should be increased. It is expected that the results of 2016 years 60 BMW sells thousands of electric cars. To increase sales, BMW plans to increase the capacity of the batteries in the 50 percent. In addition, the company plans to introduce uniform batteries for all models.
Tesla Motors Company to 2017 years will cease to provide customers cars free use of network branded chargers Supercharger stations. This was reported on the official website of the American manufacturer of electric vehicles. However, the owners of all Tesla cars, ordered from January 2017 years, will receive special cards on 400 kilowatt-hours of free energy, which is equivalent to about one thousand miles of run (1600 kilometers). At the end of the bonus limit customers will have to make a "small fee" for the use of "gas stations" Supercharger. Other details about the campaign will be published before the end of the year 2016.
South Korea in 2017, intends to replace the cars rear-view mirror on the camera, to this end, be revised road safety rules, said the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. It is assumed that the lack of exterior mirrors on the body of the car will reduce fuel consumption by up to 10%, because the wind resistance will decrease. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of South Korea also hopes that the replacement of the mirrors on the system of cameras and monitors (CMS) will reduce the number of accidents.
In the first nine months of the year 2016 Association of European Businesses in Russia identified the most popular car brands in the country. "The leaders - products of AvtoVAZ, for the period from January to September sold about 190 thousand. machines and the share of production in the automotive group of the Volga - 18,6%. However, it is gradually reduced - the negative dynamics was 6,7%. In second place - KIA c market share in 10,5% and more serious negative dynamics in 10,9%. On the third - the Hyundai, the products of this brand based on light commercial vehicles takes 9,9% of the market, but the negative dynamics of the most serious of the three leaders - minus 15,2% ", - sobschaet" Rossiyskaya Gazeta ". The lowest rates of incidence rate of sales at Nissan they (-24,3%), Mitsubishi (-54,3% and Datsun (-50,1%).
Mercedes AMG team for the third time in a row won the constructors' championship - the title of world champion in the team competition "Formula-1". Cup has been won in advance, thanks to the victory in the Japanese Grand Prix the German pilot of the team Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton third place. Second place went to the pilot Red Bull 19-year-old Max Ferstappenu. Dialed in Japan points allowed Mercedes to become inaccessible to persecutors of Red Bull. The Russian Daniil Kvyat led his Toro Rosso on 13-th position, not having won a race in the points, but finished ahead of team-mate Carlos Sainz on the same car.
British manufacturer McLaren car has created a small copy of the roadster P1. The car runs on batteries and is designed for children up to seven years, according to Highsnobiety. Three speeds provided in the vehicle, acceleration takes 2 seconds, and the machine may move in reverse. In addition, the Roadster is equipped with a miniature MP3-player and music system with programmed children's songs. In the sale of it will go to the end of October, the price - 485 dollars. The original McLaren P1 - British supercar with a hybrid engine. The world premiere took place in the model year 2013 during the Geneva Motor Show.
Porsche is going to present his first-rounder - a new version of the Panamera second generation - 2017 spring at the motor show in Geneva. This is with reference to its sources said the agency Bloomberg. The new model will compete for customers with the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake, and its design will be executed in the style of the prototype Panamera Sport Turismo, which was introduced in 2012 year on a motor show in Paris. Sales of the versatile Porsche will begin in a few months after the premiere. No technical information about the model yet. Hatchback Panamera second generation debuted in the summer. The model is based on the MSB platform, which is used to create a new generation of Audi Q7 and the first SUV of Bentley, called Bentayga.
The company will release first Dodge serial-wheel drive sports car modification Challenger. This is with reference to its own source reports Automotive News. It is expected that the new version of the model, which will debut in the autumn of the year 2016, designated GT AWD. Coupe equip 5,7-liter unit V8 HEMI, which is the standard setting develops 375 horsepower. In addition, a top 2017 year modification "Challenger» - Hellcat - will dregovy version of ADR (American Drag Racer). Muscle car will get a body kit «wide-body» with extended wheel arches that allow you to set a wider tire for high-speed races on short distances.
Audi has announced the expansion of cooperation with the ABT team in Formula-E. In addition, since the season-2017 / 2018 German manufacturer intends to act in the racing series with a full factory team. Management noted the importance of the brand of electric technology and recalled that in 2025, every fourth Audi civilian vehicle must be equipped with an electric propulsion system. The first series of electric car the German manufacturer to become a crossover, the output of which is scheduled for the year 2018. Audi is working with a team of ABT racing in other series over the years. In Formula E ABT Audi and speak to 2014 years, became a debut for the electric series.
The company Jaguar Land Rover Range Rover SUV unveiled model year 2017. This was reported in the press release, Received "Lenta.ru" on Friday, August 19. The model will receive a Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic version created by the division of Special Vehicle Operations. Under the hood of this car engine capacity V8 550 horsepower. Cars of the new model series are equipped with a function of Advanced Tow Assist, which helps the driver to reduce the level of stress when reversing with a trailer, and intelligent speed limiter, automatically adjusts the vehicle speed to the existing constraints.
Infiniti released the first image engine with variable compression ratio, which the company called "revolutionary" and "a breakthrough." It was announced back in July 19, 29 public premiere will be held in September at the Paris Motor Show. The new two-liter turbo Nissan received a crankshaft, which is put on a kind of rocker. The left crank arm attached to it, on the right - a lever controlled by an electric motor. The movement of the lever changes the position of the rod relative to the crankshaft and physically alters the compression ratio - from 8: 1 (for high performance) and 14: 1 (for high performance). The Japanese brand said that the new engine in the 27 3,5 percent efficiency-liter petrol V6. Furthermore, it will be cheaper to manufacture than turbodizeli.
China has begun testing portal bus. The vehicle is designed to carry passengers on the second floor, leaving him free under the two-lane road. On it informs edition of Popular Mechanics. Tests are carried out in the urban district of Qinhuangdao, located in the eastern province of Hubei, where the bus portal TEB-1 followed by a special track. Testing includes an assessment of the braking system efficiency, drag and energy consumption. According to the creators, the bus portal is able to carry up to 300 passengers. The length of the TEB-1 22 reaches meters, width - 7,8 meters, and height - 4,8 meters. Move it using a special rail road.
Crashed car company Tesla when the driver exceeded the speed control before encountered a ehavshey ahead wagon, reports Agence France-Presse, with reference to the preliminary report of the investigators. As previously reported, Model S, was moving on autopilot, faced with ehavshey front wagon when she committed a left turn. Tesla driver was killed. 7 incident occurred in May and was the first fatal accident involving the car on autopilot. US Transport Ministry began a preliminary investigation into the incident. Investigators were to ascertain whether the cause of the accident began to work and the design used at the time of collision by means of driving.
Audi is going to spend a third of their budget pledged for research and development on electric vehicles, digital services and the system of autonomous machine control. This is with reference to its sources reported by Reuters. Executive Director of Audi Rupert Stadler is going to announce a new plan for the automaker's more than two thousand managers at a private meeting on Wednesday, July 20. Reuters sources said that the German automaker wants to 2025 year, a quarter of all electric vehicles Audi has sold cars.
Mercedes-Benz presented a city bus with a semi-automatic driving system CityPilot. bus design is based on the classical model of Mercedes-Benz Citaro with a capacity of 299 hp Buses will travel on a special GPS route. The system is equipped with a plurality of sensors and cameras capable of recognizing obstacles in the road; stop at bus stops and traffic lights. The maximum bus speed 70 km / h. The driver in this case does not press the gas pedal and hold the steering wheel, but only controls the operation of the system.
British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, the founder by Ineos Petrochemical Corporation, a member of the ten largest in the world, planned to revive production of the SUV Land Rover Defender. This writes The Sunday Times. According to the publication Ratcliffe, I have already held preliminary talks with the leadership of the group Jaguar Land Rover. It is not excluded that the businessman could buy the rights to intellectual property or even a part of the assembly line. It is expected that production will restart the SUV is still in the UK. Land Rover has stopped production of "Defendera" in January this year. The model went with the British production line at Solihull without major structural changes over 68 years.
Entry into force of the ban on circulation in the Russian motor fuel environmental class below Euro-5. Initially it was assumed that the transition to the Euro-5 fuel happen from the beginning of the year, but the Russian authorities decided to extend the term of the Euro-4 1 turnover until July because of concerns that some companies do not have time to modernize the refineries and fuel shortages may occur. Already in April, representatives of the Ministry of Energy and the Federal Antimonopoly Service said that does not see a need to extend the circulation of Euro-4 fuel for the second half. The FAS, Rostekhnadzor, Rosstandart and oil companies in 2011 year signed agreements on construction and reconstruction of refining capacity programs, providing translation refinery to produce high grade gasoline.