Goodyear presented tires for wet roads

Goodyear presented tires for wet roads North American tire concern presented tires HydraGrip - new high-speed summer tyres, specifically designed for driving in rainy and wet weather.Bus HydraGrip that use innovative technology DynamicDrain TRED, guarantee a high level of safety when braking and aquaplaning on wet roads, while maintaining these characteristics in dry weather.The results of the study conducted by the Goodyear company among its customers, show that in Europe the security issues are the primary drivers of medium and large, high-speed family car, especially when driving in rainy and wet weather. According to an annual meteostatistics, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Warsaw and Stockholm are rainy three days out of five, and even in cities such as Athens, Madrid and Rome it rains almost 100 days in a year.Drivers in all countries of Europe have to ride on wet roads on average 141 day of the year. "Many road accidents happen when the rain starts to go after a few days of dry weather. This situation requires special attention from drivers and high performance from the tyres. It is therefore not surprising that 70% of European drivers prefer tires that are particularly well behave on wet roads`, explains Paul Joosten, marketing Director of the brand Goodyear Europe, Middle East and Africa.New technology DynamicDrain-TRED is a combination of a number of complex technical solutions, such as 3D-BIS, cascading slats, the tread V-TRED and specially designed high-speed tread rubber.10.02.2004. . Читать полностью -->

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation presented a list of licensed auto insurers

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation presented a list of licensed auto insurers The Finance Ministry has published a list of insurance companies licensed to conduct compulsory insurance of civil liability of vehicle owners (OS AGO).According to posted on the website of the Ministry of Finance information corresponding to the license have 122 insurance companies.Recall that in June this year, the state Duma adopted amendments to the law "On mandatory insurance of civil liability of vehicle owners".According to him, the law does not apply to vehicles of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation, other troops, military formations and bodies, which provide for military service, with the exception of buses, cars and other vehicles used for economic activities of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation, other troops, military formations and bodies.It should be noted that the basic insurance rate for cars for individuals was approved by the government in the amount of 1 980 thousand rubles For legal entities it was 2 375 thousand rubles base rate by taxi (including the route) was 2 965 thousand rubles, for trucks with carrying capacity up to 10 tons - 2 25 thousand rubles, for trucks with a capacity of over 10 tons - 3 240 thousand rubles, on motorcycles and scooters - 1 215 thousand rublesEarlier, the State customs Committee (SCC) stated that the presence of insurance policies from crossing the border car owners is mandatory. While customs officials at border checkpoints will require a drivers `car insurance` on `simplified procedure of control`. If the motorist crossing the border, does not insure its liability, customs officers will make a mark on the identity of the temporary importation of transit, the control documents for the delivery of goods from truck drivers and the customs Declaration at the physical violence.Source: "Behind the wheel". . . . Читать полностью -->

Autumn should see a new "GAZelle"

Autumn should see a new GAZ is currently preparing a series of new modification of "GAZel minibus GAS-32212.Recently the car has passed the certification tests (in the Moscow region, Dmitrovsky polygon).The new bus is designed for 12 seats, all the seats are placed in the direction of travel and is equipped with three-point safety belts and head restraints. In the salon "GAZelle" there are handrails, fences, and the pointer emergency exit.We are told the specialists of the plant, the car corresponds to the UNECE Regulations, all safety requirements for vehicles for fixed-route transportation.Within a month or two GAS will develop a new modification, and release it will be closer to the end of the year. Most likely in the fall.According to specialists of the plant, the price of this "bus" just not yet determined24.07.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

Details about the new Land Rover Discovery

Details about the new Land Rover Discovery In September of this year the market will be a new generation of the legendary British SUV.The new generation of Discovery will be independent suspension of all wheels, air suspension, its beauty will be more, it will get new engines.The current generation of Discovery is now 15 years old. The heir will be presented in April at the motor show in new York, but we can introduce you to technical details of the new model.New Disco is hardly possible to know. Its length 4,78 m and wheelbase of 2.9 meters, that makes it closer to big brother Range Rover. Stepped roof will be saved, but the car will lose the small Windows in it. In the salon Disco will now be three rows of seats for seven passengers. And planting will be `theatrical`, i.e., the back rows will be slightly higher than the front. Читать полностью -->

The issue of "VAZ-21093" and "VAZ-21099" will be stopped

The issue of The issue of the family car `Samara` on the main Assembly line of AVTOVAZ will be discontinued next year, reports `VAZ-21093` and `VAZ-21099` will come the cars `Samara-2`, which are upgraded `nines` and `ninety-ninth`.But the issue of `g` at AVTOVAZ decided to stop in September in the production plans of AVTOVAZ model `VAZ-21083` already missing. However, to replace this car no model will not come.Recall that the first prototypes of the `eights` appeared in 1978, and on the conveyor car stopped in 1984.20.09.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

In Bahrain explosions

In Bahrain explosions The construction of the circuit of Formula 1 in Bahrain, which is supposed to make the first Grand Prix in 2004, began with two explosions. They were the first phase of landscaping in stony desert, 300 acres of which had been set aside for future race track on the island in the Persian Gulf. One of the explosions produced in the presence of Motorsport management agencies, created the necessary terrain for most of the route, and the second cut a tunnel between future Parking and paddock.Work on the relief will continue for eight months: the builders need to get rid of 500 thousand cubic meters of "extra" breed. Then will begin the construction of the actual circuit - by local builders and companies whose track Sepang in Malaysia. The track should be commissioned in March 2004.. . Читать полностью -->

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