Before the start Rusinova in Le Mans in less than 5 days

Before the start Rusinova in Le Mans in less than 5 days On the eve of Roman Rusinov conducted another test of the prototype team Courage.The tests took place on the track at Le Mans in preparation for the first Muscovite endurance race (it will be held on the same course next weekend).During the tests, the novel experimented with new sets of Michelin rubber, specially designed for low temperatures, and another modification of the engine. New tires and advanced motor, according to the Novel allowed him to go much faster."Last week there were daily race truck, so that dust on the canvas abound, and some super-results of speech could not be," says Rusyns. However, the tests no one is chasing records, the most important thing is to check the reliability, to ensure good equipment resources and coordination of team work.Qualification to the 1000-kilometer race will be held on Saturday and the marathon on Sunday.04.11.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

The touring. The results of the race in the Luzhniki stadium revised; win - Boris upon completing all stages

The touring. The results of the race in the Luzhniki stadium revised; win - Boris upon completing all stages The appellate court of the Russian Automobile Federation reviewed the results of the third stage of the Russian championship in the class of Touring, which was held in late June in Moscow Luzhniki stadium.The finish of the race, it was decided to deduct 80 percent of the distance. This means that the winner of the stage is not a racer MTS A.C. racing Grigory Komarov, and the pilot-owner Boris upon completing all stages. Kurakin, thus, "received second place, and team leader KORUS Motorsport Mikhail Ukhov - third.Recall the developments. In the race upon completing all stages, was leading in the race, but was punished by a fine stop-and-go and eventually finished only a second behind Grigory Komarov. Читать полностью -->

Venturi Fetish will be a serial

Venturi Fetish will be a serial This fall at the motor show in Paris, the French manufacturer of Venturi will delight lovers of exotics serial version of the concept of the Fetish.According to the company, the production version will be "more technological and although it may seem strange - more ambitious than the concept represented by only two years ago.". . . . . . Читать полностью -->

"IzhAvto" until the end of 2005. plans to cut about 4 thousand workers

OAO IzhAvto" until the end of 2005. plans to cut about 4 thousand workers, told RBC in group "JUICE", which controls the company. This measure is linked with the revision of the model range in the direction of reduction.Net profit of JSC "IzhAvto" in the first quarter of 2005. decreased in comparison with the similar period of 2004. on 96,1% to 2 million 674 thousand rubles Proceeds "IzhAvto" for the reporting period decreased by 23.5% to 1 billion 691 million 926 thousand rubles, the cost of production decreased by 18.4% to 1 billion 600 million 130 thousand rubles, profit before tax decreased by 91.7% and amounted to 2 million 674 thousand rubles In January-March 2005. the company produced 18 660 thousand cars, which is 27% lower than a year earlier.OAO IzhAvto" is part of the group "JUICE".23.05.2005. Читать полностью -->

New York: Lexus will present a "dynamic" concept

New York: Lexus will present a At the motor show in new York Lexus will unveil a concept car created in the new style of the company. According to company representatives, it will be `dynamic vehicle`.While the company has released only a sketch of the concept and its name - LF-C. Under the hood will hide the V8 engine. And the car will be a sports coupe class `premium`, which combines power, elegance and innovation.25.03.2004. . . Читать полностью -->

In the United States will not tighten norms of fuel consumption - Car

In the United States will not tighten norms of fuel consumption - CarThe U.S. Senate on Tuesday refused to consider amendments on the reduction of the allowable fuel consumption of the car is 1.5 times, which was made by a Democrat from Illinois Richard Durbin.The senators believe that the amendments turbine can damage the American automotive industry and cause unemployment, reports the Free Press.According to the amendments turbine, by 2015, the manufacturers had to increase the mileage of their cars with one gallon of fuel in the tank (3,8 liters) up to 40 miles. In other words, the fuel consumption should not exceed 6 litres per 100 kmToday these standards for passenger cars set at the level of 20.7 miles on 1 gallon of fuel (11,5 liters per 100 km).At the same time Senator Durbin demanded stricter fuel consumption for off-road vehicles by 2015 to the level of 27.5 miles on 1 gallon (is 8.6 liters per 100 km). Today, standards for machines of this class are at the level of passenger buses.As we reported earlier, some representatives of the U.S. administration on transport safety (NHTSA) supported the tightening of rules and said that the transition will take place gradually, beginning in 2008.Instead, NHTSA according to the results of yesterday's session of the Senate was given a task to prepare proposals for the monitoring of fuel consumption in transport not only with regard to ecology, but also taking into account economic conditions, including unemployment rates, as well as opportunities for U.S. automakers.This decision of the Senate, according to Free Press, lobbied not only the automobile producers, but also the White House. Читать полностью -->

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