Diesel fuel in the USA is still more expensive than gasoline

Diesel fuel in the USA is still more expensive than gasoline Retail prices for diesel fuel in the United States after the occurrence in the country of the summer driving season remain higher retail gasoline prices. As follows from the data of the weekly report of the U.S. Department of energy, the average for the week retail price of diesel fuel in the country as at 6 June amounted to $ 2,234$./the gallon. During the first week of the summer driving season average retail price of diesel fuel in the United States increased by 7.4 per cent.For comparison, the average for the week retail price of gasoline in the U.S. as of 6 June amounted to $ 2,116$./the gallon. During the week gasoline in the U.S. Читать полностью -->

European Cadillac BLS 28 thousand Euro

European Cadillac BLS 28 thousand Euro At the Geneva motor show, General Motors will introduce the Cadillac BLS, which will be the smallest and cheapest model of this brand, designed exclusively for the European market. At the Geneva motor show will be presented a pre-production sample, and on the market BLS will be released in 2006. Front-wheel drive sedan built on the same platform as the Saab 9-3 and probably will be made at the factory Saab to Swedish Trollhattan.BLS, which will be presented at the motor show sports a 19-inch wheels and perhaps this is its only difference from a future production version. The car on the European market will be worth 28-29 thousand euros and will occupy a niche between the Saab 9-3 and the larger Cadillac CTS.Competitors BLS sedan for the European market will be representatives of the compact premium segment, Audi A4, BMW third series and Mercedes-Benz C-class brands such as Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, Lexus and Volvo.The length of the Cadillac BLS is 4,68 m, width of 1.76 meters, the height of 1.44 meters. This car will be the last new GM Epsilon platform, which is already built Opel Vectra, Saab 9-3, and Saturn Aura.Cadillac BLS in which General Motors is investing $ 250 million., will allow the Europeans to appreciate, as it will be equipped models Cadiilac the next generation. BLS can boast a soft leather upholstery, rich finishes, wood inlays, Bose sound system and digital navigation system with 6.5-inch touch screen. Читать полностью -->

The VW Polo Cup: the struggle intensifies

The VW Polo Cup: the struggle intensifies As always rich on events was two in the third stage of the Volkswagen Polo Cup. Difficulties in the first of these riders, Amateurs added the rain shortly before the start. This arrival was marked by the most dramatic incident in two days of racing. At the time of braking at the end of the long arc on the machine Anton Smekalin brakes failed and `Polo`, against the barricades of tires that rolled through the roof, scattering shards of glass and small debris.`A serious thing - evaluated this event Nikolay Rastorguev, visited Sunday at the paddock as a guest of honor. The leader of the group `lube` received an invitation by the example of the people's artist of Russia Dmitry Pevtsov to participate in the Russian Cup Polo, spent a few tests, but racing debut it was decided to delay. - I would not like to be simple extras. Читать полностью -->

Raikkonen won the pole position in the US

Raikkonen won the pole position in the US The second qualification for the Grand Prix of the USA also ended with a surprise. The pole position was won by racer McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen, who showed in training rather modest results.Its first sector Kimi drove quite average, but the second and the third was just brilliant. The sudden jerk of the "silver arrows" suggests that on Board, Raikkonen is not so much fuel...The second time showed Rubens Barrichello (Ferrari), but his award-winning partner Michael Schumacher became only the seventh. His fastest lap of the championship leader was too nervous and behind Raikkonen more than 0.5 C.The main rival of Sumi in the fight for the title - Juan Pablo Montoya was able to qualify better German. He earned fourth place in the starting grid. Williams the Colombian better feel the swift banking, but on the slow internal sections clearly lost momentum.Another surprise is the third time racing Toyota Olivier Panis. Читать полностью -->

DaimlerChrysler opens another enterprise in China

DaimlerChrysler opens another enterprise in China DaimlerChrysler and the company Southeast Fujian Motor discuss the possibility of establishing a joint venture for export production of commercial vehicles in China, said on Friday representatives of Southeast Fujian. Total investment in the new plant will amount to 250 million euros. Plant in the city of Fuzhou in South-East China will collect Vaneo, Vito and Sprinter."We have long been discussing the possibility of creating such a JV. Now it is time for the Chinese government, which must approve the project". "We expect initial production of 20,000 cars per year, say representatives of the Chinese company, however, mention the date of opening of the plant.Southeast Fujian, also known as Soueast, is a joint venture of Taiwan China Motor Corp. and Fujian Motor Industry Group Co. Читать полностью -->

The new Chairman of Ford of Britain, the former head of Mazda

The new Chairman of Ford of Britain, the former head of Mazda The Ford has appointed Steven Odell Chairman of Ford of Britain instead of Roger Putnam, who retired. Paul Thomas will remain managing Director of the British branch of Ford and will be responsible for day-to-day work.A native Londoner, 50-year-old Odell was previously head of marketing, sales and service in Mazda Motor in Japan, and his new responsibilities, he will start from July 1. Recall that about 40% of the shares of the Japanese company Mazda belongs to Ford. Previously Odell was President of the European branch Mazda Motor, and before that worked in the American and European divisions of Ford and Jaguar.29.04.2005. . . Читать полностью -->

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