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Today, the company Subaru has recognized that partially stopped production of cars at its main plant in Japan, which produces about 60% of the products of the brand. The stop happened on January 16, the night shift, but the company suppressed this fact, while it is not trumpeted the world news agencies and the stock fell seven percent. Now, Subaru explains that the blame for the defect, because of which the servo turns off suddenly on the models of Forester, Impreza and XV. Likely to be announced opinion. But the pipeline is still standing — it should work only on January 28.
The Company Aston Martin has offered customers a 150 Valkyrie road hypercar to further improve their cars due to the AMR Track pack Performance Pack. Unlike fellow by the name of Valkyrie AMR Pro, which was originally created solely for use on the track, road Valkyrie with an established set of AMR Track Performance getting ring time: all specific parts are interchangeable with the "road", and you can always perform inverse transformation for the first time, restoring it to road legal status.
At the end of 2017, Toyota and Panasonic agreed to work together on a new traction battery packs and their release. Now the agreement specified. Partners entered into two contracts for the integration of the business and creation of new enterprises. In this 51% will be owned by Toyota and 49% by Panasonic. The main tasks of SP — scientific-research and experimental-design works in the field of prismatic automotive traction batteries, solid state and other promising battery types, debugging of production and the actual production, getting orders for them and the entire management associated with their design, manufacture and sale. Moreover, the products of this JV will go not only to the Assembly lines of Toyota, but will be offered to other automakers.
Showing the updated Ioniq hybrids, Hyundai has delayed the restyling of the pure electric version of Ioniq Electric, however, the specifications of a reformed electric cars became famous due to leakage. It turned out that the battery door hatchback will hit the market in September. Motor (120 HP, 295 N•m) will remain unchanged, but the battery capacity will increase from 28 to 38.3 kWh For obsolete and stretches the truth to the NEDC cycle, this means the growth of the range from 280 to 378 km away. More hard and true rules EPA provided for an increase from 200 to 270 km will be small even in comparison with related Conoy EV and Kia Niro, not to mention such competitors as the Nissan Leaf, the e+ and the Tesla Model 3.
Assembly plant for passenger cars of the Mercedes will be built by a local business partner, whose name was not called, as the timing, location, models, approved for the pipeline. "Three-star" recognized Egypt an attractive and competitive place, so the production site is not the only project, which Daimler is negotiating with the government of Egypt. Discusses the state infrastructure program, especially plans for "smart cities", because one of them will be the new capital of Vedian.
The Company AVTOVAZ announced the signing of a special investment contract (SPIK) with the Ministry of industry and trade of Russia. In the contract we are talking about the development of not only a line of Lada, but also Renault, Nissan, Datsun and Mitsubishi. Here, AVTOVAZ emerges as the main investor and the involved parties are CJSC "Renault Russia", OOO "Nissan manufacturing Rus", LTD. "Mitsubishi motors Rus" and LLC "LADA Izhevsk". Simply put, car companies are required to invest in the modernization and expansion of production in Russia in exchange for benefits from the state. The President of AVTOVAZ Eve Karakatsanis said that in the coming years, the model range of Lada will be updated. Earlier it was up a little more concrete: can we expect a new...
Twin compact Opel Mokka, which is known in the United States and China called the Chevrolet Trax in the change of generations will build its second, "more respectable" name of Tracker. From a legacy platform GM Gamma II Tracker and his brother-clone of the Buick Encore, it is time to move out. Probable destination — "trolley" E2XX/S1. On it are going to grow roots, for example, XT3 petrol Cadillac and Buick Enspire. But all the twists and turns of the Tracker happens behind closed in SAIC-GM doors, and while there are only scraps of information from the Ministry of industry and trade of the PRC. But with the pictures, and then in the teaser there is little seen.
The MINI Brand in the current year will be 60 years. More specifically, this date will mark the hatchback Mini, designed by Alec Issigonis in 1959 the British Motor Corporation. The original car was sold as Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor, and also under several names (in different markets) like the little-known Riley Elf. The word Mini is to identify a car brand only in 1969. the Heir of the hatchback — the Mini Hatch, or just the Mini, and with the engine: Mini One, Mini Cooper or JCW Mini. About their shared past, the company decided to recall, releasing the Mini Edition 60 Years.
In the States since summer of 2017 there is a "heated" hatchback Hyundai Elantra GT Sport. In fact, this is a copy of the European Hyundai i30, but not complete. "Athlete" is equipped with the famous turbo 1.6 T-GDI (204 HP, 265 N•m), six-speed "mechanics" and semidiapazonny "robot". Now Sport of the line decided to remove, and in its place put up a modification of the Elantra GT N Line. You would think that there was a trivial rename in connection with the release of piatigorski Hyundai i30 N Line, because the power unit is nominally remains the same, but the changes are deeper.
Russian representation of the Japanese brand has announced the price list for compact SUV Lexus UX. We will sell two-litre petrol version UX 200 (150 HP) and a hybrid UX 250h (178 HP) at prices ranging from 2 to 316 000 3 736 000. In the modification of UX 200 motor powers the front wheels via a new Direct Shift CVT CVT, krasivymi principles of conventional CVT and "robot" (at the beginning of acceleration included a special gearing). The fellow UX 250h engine paired with the traction motor is responsible for the front wheels and the rear axle has another electric motor, which makes this crossover all-wheel drive (E-Four, mechanical driveshaft is not here).
The European business Association presented a report on the achievements of the Russian automotive market in 2018. Sold 1 800 591 cars and light commercial vehicles, a 12.8% more than in 2017. we note that a year ago most of our readers predicted an increase to nine per cent and made a mistake. However, the Association maintains a cautious optimism and 2019 forecasts for Russia's modest market growth by 3.6% (to 1.87 million units). Another year of double-digit growth rate, the AEB considers "unlikely".
In a sense this is a conversation about the irrational. Because all the cars are going not in Russia: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross imported from Japan, the Peugeot 3008 is also the historic homeland and the Toyota C-HR are from Turkey. Running version is estimated at two million, at the level of localized Tiguan and CX-5 or any "Korean". Maybe they're not as original as our heroes today, but the price-performance ratio and the equipment does not cause problems. At the same time Toyota for this price offers only 115 HP motor 150 HP against the rest, and Peugeot — front-wheel drive only.
A Completely new type of entertainment in the car, Audi announced before the opening of the CES show-2019 in Las Vegas was not even one, but several developments, which we describe in detail. First and foremost, is a game in which a car plays the role of a spaceship of the heroes of the marvel "Guardians" and "Avengers". In particular, the companion of people there will be a Rocket. This is a reasonable raccoon, one of the characters of the universe Marvel, which will appear, in addition to "Detention" in the movie Avengers: Endgame ("the Avengers: Finale"), coming out this spring. The game is called Marvel's Avengers: Rocket's Rescue Run ("the Avengers Marvel: rescue Rocket") and created by such companies as Disney Games and Interactive Experiences.
From 2010 to 2018, Volkswagen has implemented in Russia, 57 pre-production car, in fact — prototypes built for testing. They were all imported and sold, although the documents confirming conformity of the machinery with the requirements of the technical regulations, no. Now Volkswagen is Recalling these dubious instances to buy out their owners and disposed of. The press will go model Golf, Passat, Polo (hatch or sedan — unknown), Scirocco, Tiguan, Touareg and Touran. The list of VIN-numbers — click here.
The Company of Subaru will present at the auto show in Detroit sportsedan WRX STI S209, continuing the line of special modifications 2015 S207 and S208 2017. Both these versions used a two-liter "four" with a turbocharger. The same engine was used in the performance of the WRX STI Type RA-R 2018. Judging by him, in sedan S209 must be at least 329 horsepower. Although Car magazine indicates 325 "horses". However, the exact value of the power is not so important. It will differ from not only the serial engine.