Ford invented the tank-fire-extinguisher

Ford invented the tank-fire-extinguisher The statement about Ford as a standard feature for protection against fire of tanks sedan Crown Victoria, used by the police in the United States as patrol cars, is expected on Thursday, according FreePress.The Agency was able to know what we are talking about a special device, which in case of an accident automatically envelops the tank fire protective foam. It is reported that this technology Ford took over the company Aerojet of Sacramento, California, which specializes in space development. About a possible contract between the firms have no information.The Ford designers have already conducted several successful tests of the new system on the car. From the details it is reported that the fire extinguishing device is powered from the same sensors and airbags.Crown Victoria is the main vehicle of the American police, only on U.S. roads operated 350 thousand such machines. However, this model still caused a lot of complaints from the police because of the tendency of the tank to spontaneous combustion in the event of an accident. Читать полностью -->

Nissan has released a special version of the Terrano

Nissan has released a special version of the Terrano Nissan in Europe has started selling a limited edition of its Terrano SUV, the Terrano Prestige. The car received a large sunroof, 17-inch alloy wheels with tyre dimension 235/65, chrome grille and body-colored bumpers.The car got leather seats, folding tables, CD player and aluminium inserts in centre console.Terrano Prestige is equipped with a 3-liter diesel engine producing 154 horsepower with a maximum torque of 343 Nm. Just released 400 copies of this car.. . . . Читать полностью -->

In BTCC will go Malaysian

In BTCC will go Malaysian Team Proton serving in the British touring series BTCC decided to update its group of pilots.Veterans David Leslie and Phil Bennett, who in Malaysian stable since its advent in the BTCC last year, dismissed, and they are actively looking for a replacement.With one rider, the contract is already signed - in Proton next year will be the Malaysian Farik Heroman, behind which there are competitions in new Zealand and the Asian Touring."I was the first representative of his country, came in BTCC, and this is very important for me," says Haruman. I look forward to its debut in this championship".26.09.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

"Williams" will advertise beer

In the paddock during the French Grand Prix was rumored that Williams talks with the American company Anheuser-Busch, which owns the famous beer brand Budweiser.Was called even numbers: 5-year contract for $ 50 million. During the British Grand Prix official confirmation is expected.Interestingly, Budweiser brand color red, which is pretty bad fit blue and white BMW range.Advertising of this brand I would be the cars of Ferrari, so it is not surprising that to this American brewers turned to Scuderia.08.07.2003. . . . . Читать полностью -->

The net loss of the group of companies of KAMAZ Russian accounting standards in January-April 2003. decreased 37.7% to 335,47 million rubles

The net loss of the group of companies of KAMAZ Russian accounting standards in January-April 2003. decreased 37.7% to 335,47 million rubles The net loss of the group of companies "KAMAZ" OJSC KAMAZ, Naberezhnye Chelny, Tatarstan) Russian accounting standards in January-April 2003. amounted to 335 million 472 thousand rubles against 535 million 69 thousand rubles loss for the same period last year, according to a company report. Revenues from sales of products within the specified period increased compared to the same period in 2002. 37% - up to 7 billion 555 million 856 thousand rubles gross profit amounted to 1 billion 95 million 858 thousand rubles ( 129%), sales profit of 310 million 529 million against RUB 5 million 914 thousand rubles loss a year earlier.JSC "Kama automobile plant in January-April 2003. produced and sold products in the amount of 6 billion 820 million rubles, which is 33.7% more than for the same period in 2002. Читать полностью -->

Audi is an extended version of the A8

Audi is an extended version of the A8 Audi has announced a new, elongated modification luxury sedan Audi A8 new generation, which will be named the Audi A8L 4.2 quattro. This car, as the name implies, has already known a 4.2-liter engine and all-wheel drive system is standard on all A8 modifications, however, differs from the basic model extended by 13 centimeters body.Total length of the body of the Audi A8L is now 5,18 m, and the wheelbase has grown to 3,07 meters. Grown in the length of the body now includes the ability to accommodate rear passengers with greater comfort that involves the use of this car, mainly as a representative. We also add that in the basic equipment of the new items include a variety of additional equipment, including electric adjustment of the rear seats, as well as the intellectual climate control allows you to adjust the air conditioning separately for each rear passenger.The official premiere of the extended version of the Audi A8 will be held next month at the auto show in Detroit. Mass delivery of new products to the market of Europe and USA will start closer to the middle of 2003. The price of the car is not yet defined.www.lenta.ru21.12.2002. Читать полностью -->

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