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New photos of Toyota Crown appeared on the Net

New photos of Toyota Crown appeared on the Net

It is known that at the end of this month in Tokyo, the upcoming auto show is planned where Toyota promised to show the new version of legendary Toyota Crown. The novelty will be the fifteenth generation of Toyota Crown. The first car of the series was started on the production line in 1955. In photos of the novelty, only one feature is visible — the car for the first time got windows in the ... read more
05 Oct 2017
Lotus brand has passed under control of Chinese

Lotus brand has passed under control of Chinese

British auto company Lotus that releases sports cars will now be under control of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. We remind that the concern already belongs to Volvo. Holding company has taken 51% of shares of the enterprise. Other 49% belongs to Malaysian Etika Automotive. The new board of directors of the enterprise will consist of three representatives of Geely and two Etika Automotive. Jean-Marc Jale is the head of the company, under which the company for ... read more
04 Oct 2017
The most budgetary pickup Maxus T60 was presented

The most budgetary pickup Maxus T60 was presented

SAIC company called the prices and complete sets of the new Maxus T60 pickup with gasoline engines. Now, the car is available with 2.0-liter turbine motor capacity of 224 hp or with a 2.4-liter engine rated at 143 hp. The minimum price of Maxus T60 is 83,800 yuans (approximately 12,600 dollars). It is worth reminding that earlier model was offered only with the 2.8-liter motor power of 150 hp, 6-speed manual or automatic transmission and rear ... read more
04 Oct 2017
Subaru Crosstrek became the best among budget crossovers

Subaru Crosstrek became the best among budget crossovers

Specialists of Motor Trend compared crossovers including Subaru Crosstrek, Jeep Compass, and Nissan Rogue Sport. All budget crossover had absolutely different results. Cars were compared by a test drive during which were considered controllability, spaciousness of saloon, design and fuel consumption. The test was carried out in Mojave Desert, California. For the third position, experts chose Nissan Rogue Sport, whose cabin is accomplished by luxury materials, also the crossover is designed with strong body materials. However, ... read more
04 Oct 2017
General Motors will release 20 electric vehicles by 2023

General Motors will release 20 electric vehicles by 2023

General Motors is going to produce two new electric cars within 18 months. Besides, the producer presents twenty environmentally friendly cars in the next five years. According to information from internal sources, one of the new models will be on sale under the name of Buick. Now, many companies announce electrification of models range but are often talked about hybrid cars. General Motors considers that electric vehicles surely will come in the near future and therefore ... read more
04 Oct 2017
Ford creates a team for the development of electric cars

Ford creates a team for the development of electric cars

Ford company created the special Edison team that is intended to accelerate development the market of electric cars. As vice president of Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification of Ford - Sherif Marakby notes, this team will be engaged in the development of communications with other producers and suppliers. Mr. Marakby says that potential for electric vehicles is very high at the global car market. For the next five years, the producer is going to spend about 4.5 ... read more
04 Oct 2017
New Volvo XC40 will receive electrical power unit

New Volvo XC40 will receive electrical power unit

In 2019, compact crossover - Volvo XC40 was presented on September 21 in Milan will be released with completely electrical power units. The novelty will have a power reserve of 320 kilometers and its initial price will be 35,000 – 40,000 dollars. Volvo XC40 will be able to compete with Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3 and BMW i3. In addition, the manufacturer will launch Care by Volvo service. The program will allow buying the car ... read more
04 Oct 2017
Audi company released carbon versions of RS4 and RS5

Audi company released carbon versions of RS4 and RS5

Audi company released a package of Carbon Edition for Audi RS4 Avant and RS5 Coupe models. Thanks to the additions, the car became lighter by 60 and 80 kilograms. Some elements from carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) are used for the novelties. Besides, the new models differ in the matte grille and 20-inch light disks. Both cars are driven by 2.9-liter power unit with a productivity of 450 hp. As before, the station wagon can accelerate ... read more
29 Sep 2017
BMW will begin production of 8 Series in 2018

BMW will begin production of 8 Series in 2018

Next year, at the plant in the German city of Dingolfing, BMW company will begin production of BMW 8 Series. The concept of new BMW 8 Series generation was announced at the beginning of the current year. It was planned that the model in a body of a Coupe has to appear at the American and European markets next year. Sales of the novelty in a body type of cabriolet will begin in 2019. BMW 8 ... read more
29 Sep 2017
Ford will supply the first driverless cars with Lyft

Ford will supply the first driverless cars with Lyft

Ford company is going to develop driverless technologies together with Lyft in 2021. Mass equipment of Ford cars with the system by Lyft should be started in 2021. Until then, companies are planning to jointly develop software, through which Ford cars can work with the application of Lyft. Initially, Ford cars will be included in Lyft network, but they will not be available to clients. Only Ford cars with the driver will be available to passengers ... read more
29 Sep 2017