Subaru’s 5-year program seeks 24% boost in North American sales

That sold an archive 264, 000 automobiles in the USA last year, aims to boost North American product sales 24 percent in order to 380, 000 units within the next five many years under a new mid-term business plan which targets the United States and China.

Spectre 341 Challenge

All you need to defend myself against the actual death-defying Spectre 341 Problem is really a permit, registration, proof of insurance and Division Of Transportation-legal tires. The actual turning 5. 2-mile road within Virginia City, Nev., named Freeway 341 has 22 hair-raising turns, about FOURTEEN of which may literally destroy you.

Brand new automotive labeling in order to evaluate energy economic climate, emissions along with U. S. typical.

Eye-port label labeling may display exactly how brand new vehicles' energy economic climate as well as emissions amounts match up against the actual OUGH. UTES. navy typical beginning within the 2013 design 12 months, the actual Federal government stated Thursday.

Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder Performante

Lambo revealed its third 2010 new model an unique occasion quite than to the sweaty, heathen masses across town on the LA motor present flooring; a model which partners the Superleggera coupe unveiled earlier this year.

2011 Kia Forte Koupe

The Kia Forte Koupe is - as its name implies - a coupe model of the Forte (badged a Cerato in other world markets) four-door sedan. It's the first ever Coupe constructed by the Korean company and a transparent sign that it intends to very quickly change the picture of Kia.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Could strengthen Dezir Concept Renault

It is very likely that Renault's concept car midengine Dezir put into production, "said one senior insider of the company.

The Dezir at Motor Show 2010 Paris last fall revealed, was built exclusively for a new design direction at Renault after installing Laurens van den Acker new design chief signal.

The extracts Dezir the new face of Renault, and said also to define the appearance of the next generation Clio supemini, Despi the silhouettes of these cars are very different.

However, winning the great coverage Dezir himself invited Renault to seriously consider being built. No final decision has been taken, but a business case is being built as part of a strategy to capitalize on the success of Renault in the brand, which currently offers high-performance versions of the highly respected Twingo Clio and Megane sedan.

Brand Manager Renault Beatrice Foucher considers that the sub-brand is strong enough for "two or three unique models for complete selection of hot hatches that could be possible, the showroom linked Dezir first.

When it comes to production, which seem most likely Dezir a convertible instead of the concept car roof closed, which is probably a version of the engine 197 hp 2.0-liter Clio Renault Sport, with resulted in six - speed manual.

Details of the basic construction of the cars are not yet confirmed, but this concept was built around a tubular space frame steel clad with Kevlar on the outside, with a total weight of 1830 pounds of product when equipped with a drive of electric batteries.

There is no word on price, although the same, a top insider said, "it will not be cheap," spoke with a value of approximately $ 48,000.

Production will probably Dezir Renault factory in Dieppe in northern France, where the company last year in two places, the 1995 Renault Sport Spider, was also constructed to be assembled.

An electric version of the Dezir is a remote possibility - Fulcher said: "This is my dream can we sell EV sports car" - but it does not seem to be in the immediate plans of Renault, but the parent company Renault has launched a major initiative eV, from the introduction of no fewer than four models electric battery.

Porsche 911 buyers flock of rare location for 24 months

Porsche drives 24-month rent for his 911 and runs a lease for six months in advance creates an incentive for all of his sports car for a lack of compensating seats are used.

This year, 22 percent of all tenants of the 911 24-month contracts, rather than accepted the offers of 36 months, said Michael Bartsch, Managing Director of Porsche Cars North America. Compared to 10 percent before the increase.

Twenty-four months leases are rare. JD Power and Associates analyst Thomas King said, they made only 5 percent of the leases industry-wide in February.

Porsche tried to tackle a shortage of low-mileage cars struggle to come from leasing by its U.S. sales fell from 34 693 in 2007 to 25,320 years past.

To cut 24-month lease, Porsche 911, the monthly payment of around 10 percent to $ 1,263. This makes it competitive with the $ 1,118 payment on a lease of 36 months. Bartsch said Porsche may reduce the payments due to the improved residual values ​​and interest rates reduced.

"With demand for cars to rise and interest in the new 911 GT3 models and GTS was higher, the environment is right to bring people from leasing 36 months earlier and on shorter leases for comparable cost," said Bartsch.

Porsche said it focuses on the 911, because the owners are more likely for the 911 new derivatives trading, that the owners of Cayenne or cheap Boxster or Cayman.

911 Carrera Coupe starts at $ 78,750, while the range topping GT2 RS-911 priced at $ 245,950. All prices include shipping.

Porsche 841 911 during the first two months of 2011, sold less than the same period of 2010. Overall, sales rose by 33 percent for the first two months of this year 4419th

Friday, March 25, 2011

Chevrolet Camaro Renamed Bound for China's roads

BEIJING - The Chevrolet Camaro muscle car led the American attack on the Chinese auto market booming. GM said Tuesday that the Camaro will be sold in China after its introduction next month at the Auto Show Shanghai 2011.

"(It is) the first time we have introduced into China Camaro,"said T. Michael Albano, spokesperson for Chevrolet in response to a question by e-mail to Inside Line.

There are Mai Ke Luo called - so to say phonetic Camaro. GM describes the new name "resonance"which means "to grant or grandparents, " says the Oxford English Dictionary Encyclopedia. Babel Fish translation service on the Web offers no translation for May Ke Luo.

GM said in May Luo Ke can be equipped with the smaller 3.6-liter V6 engine. It will be priced at the equivalent of over $ 76,000. A 2011 Chevrolet Camaro LS starts with a 3.6-liter V6 to $ 23,530 in the U.S. with a load of 850 million destination.

GM said it will provide additional information on the Camaro launch in China on Auto Show Shanghai 2011.

Camaro decision on the Chinese market for market success of luxury sports cars in this country was founded, GM. Ferrari record sales in China in 2010.

Even with his American name, Camaro is already known in China. China Daily News recently noted, "is the day, maybe a Chevy Camaro or an Audi A6 from a Chinese designer almost as driving style?"

Lamborghini LP700-4 Aventador is out of print for over a year

The slim, angular LP700-4 Lamborghini Aventador showgoers enthusiastic in Geneva, and it is impressive to potential buyers.

Lamborghini announced Wednesday it has received more than one year value of orders for which Aventador bumper $ 379,700 including tax for gas guzzlers, the United States. It is the second half of this year.

As if there were any doubt, is the successor to the Murcielago in high demand. "Interest in Aventador is unprecedented, " Lambo boss Stephan Winkelmann said in a statement.

The Aventador was named Best in Show at AutoWeek Geneva Motor Show.

The latest in a long line of great demons V12 Sant'Agata, seized the super sports car 700 horsepower and can reach 62 mph in 2.9 seconds. It employs four-wheel drive chassis and a lightweight carbon fiber in a surprisingly fresh style, the line design Lambo wound developed.

It was a busy week for the Super Car. The Porsche 918 Spyder was catchy to $ 845,000 price on Monday and with a limit of 911-unit model Turbo S option, which can be purchased with the Spyder, the cars could be hole over $ 1,000,000 in the portfolio of The fans burn.

The other stars of Geneva, FF Ferrari - a four-seat, all wheel drive sports car that follows the 612 Scaglietti - is sold for a year of production.

It's a lot of sports cars super cars in high demand. Maybe that's why they are considered collectibles.

Source : autoweek

Friday, March 18, 2011

Bugatti Veyron start in India, $ 3,600,000 Price

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Super Sport cars in India, by a tax on imports by 110 percent, with an increase in sales to about 160 million rupees (3 introduced undeterred, $ 6,000,000 ).

The company offers super car (mph 253) at speeds of up to 407kph six to eight months to get orders, Guy Caquelin, marketing director for Bugatti in the Middle East, Europe and India, said to journalists in New Delhi. He gave no sales forecasts.

Bugatti following Rolls-Royce and Tata Motors Ltd. Jaguar and Land Rover sales in India and in the early promotion of growth in the number of millionaires in the third Asian economy.

The Indian market for luxury products, including watches, clothing and cars could triple to $ 14700000000 in 2015, said AT Kearney GmbH and the Confederation of Indian Industry in a report this month.

"People have more purchasing power and are increasingly aware of the possession of beautiful things," says Satya Bagla, Director of Exclusive Motors Pvt., The Merchant of Bugatti, Lamborghini and Bentley. "They are more willing to show their wealth."

Ferrari SpA, maker of the $ 228,000 supercar, California plans to sales growth in India starting next year, Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo said on 30 September.

The 16.4 Veyron Grand Sport convertible features of the body parts carbon fiber, leather chairs and a quilted integrated backup camera in the rearview mirror.

Rich and poor

The combined net worth of India's 100 richest people reached a record level of 300 billion U.S. dollars this year, representing a quarter of gross domestic product of India, said selo Global Wealth Report released on 8th October.

Tata resale of the Nano, the cheapest car in the world, this Annn Forbes.

India is full twice in his life, nearly up to $ 6400000000000 in the next five years, economic growth swelled their ranks, Credit Suisse Group senior, after the orders after getting first open request. The cost of the vehicle 131 331 rupees.

The World Bank estimates 76 percent of India's population lives on less than $ 2 per day.

BMW 2010 profit surges on demand by 5-Series, Mini Countryman

BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW AG has improved a profit last year by more than 15 times of the new BMW 5 Series and the new Mini Countryman.

Net income rose last year more than 15 times to € 3,230,000,000 ($ 4,470,000,000) of € 210,000,000 a year earlier, the company headquartered in Munich, said today in an e-mail statement. The figure surpassed the average estimate of 13 2910000000 € analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. Sales increased last year by 19 percent to € 60,500,000,000 in 2010.

BMW profit was enhanced by an increase of 36 percent of the demand for the revised 5 Series sedan in China and the United States. Compact X1 SUV more than 100,000 units sold in its first full year, while the farmer sold the Mini brand, the first four-door, 14 337 copies since it was introduced in September.

BMW has delivered a strong set of results, "said Jose Asumendi, a London-based analyst at Royal Bank of Scotland." Now we see BMW building off the results and use of the dynamic excellent product. "

The company posted a record dividend of 1.30 euros per ordinary share, more than triple the 30 cents paid last year.

Premium car manufacturers forecast a sales growth this year in the United States increased spending and growing prosperity in China, the first two automotive markets worldwide. Volkswagen AG, Audi has is to add extra shifts to meet demand, Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn said today in Wolfsburg.

Supply Records

BMW wants to shipments of more than 1.5 million vehicles in 2011, a record at the request of the second generation X3 SUV and 6 coupe.

BMW, whose shares rose by 79 percent over the last 12 months fell by 0.3 percent to € 57.99 in Frankfurt trading after 11:48, the assessment of the manufacturer's 36.9 billion euros.

The automotive electronics business in 2010 profit before interest and tax was 8 percent of revenue last year compared to 8.7 percent of Daimler AG Mercedes-Bnez unit and 9.4 percent for Volkswagen Audi. The company focuses on an EBIT margin of between 8 and 10 percent in 2012.

BMW shed almost 800 jobs last year in early retirement, buyouts and attrition, the company said. BMW has almost 95 500 people.

The manufacturer of BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce expands its range of vehicles up to a sales target of more than 2 million cars and SUVs in 2020.

The automaker has the "i" sub-brand of electric cars from 2013, known with the introduction of models with i3, a city car batteries, the vehicle ahead of Mega City. The company also plans to i8, a plug-in hybrid based on the super sports car concept Vision EfficientDynamics.

BMW is also growing in transportation and related services to experiment with short-term rentals, as iPhone to consumers more interested in devices like Apple's will appeal than cars. The company began investing 100 million in the venture and the City My Way Smartphone application.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

VW bring to Europe for the first, increase in car sales in 11 months

New car registrations in Europe rose for the first time in 11 months as consumer demand in Germany and France operated sales from manufacturers such as Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co. Opel unit.

Advanced applications in the region to 1.01 million vehicles in February by 1.4 percent over the previous year, said today the European Automobile Manufacturers Association said in a statement.

Volkswagen group sales rose 9.1 percent, while Detroit, GM sold 8.3 percent more vehicles. Fiat SpA, Ford Motor Co. and PSA / Peugeot-Citroen SA lost everything in sales over the same month in 2010, the statement said.

Demand in Germany and France, the two largest markets in the European Union grew by 15 percent and 13 percent. New registrations fell by 21 percent in Italy, 28 percent in Spain and 7.7 percent in Britain, said the federation based in Brussels.

Fiat, Renault SA, PSA and VW are among the automakers, who have since Advertise customers with lower prices, cheaper or free financing options such as government incentives for economic recovery.

Government support has seen the European Community to prevent plant closures on a scale in the U.S., so the industry with excess capacity in the region. Volkswagen, the biggest European car maker sold 226 126 units a market share of 22 percent, including Audi, Skoda and Seat brands. The automaker wants to overtake Toyota Motor Corp. as the world number one in 2018.

Renault expands its sales

Renault, the automaker plans to sell their vehicles online Dacia, rose 3.1 percent to 113,342 vehicles. Másbjetivo peers again this year without restructuring costs, earnings jumped 8.9 percent% 2 great French PSA sold 141 894 vehicles, down 5 percent from the previous year. Fiat saw shipments decline by 17 percent to 76 808, including Lancia and Alfa Romeo.

Opel, the GM brand, with 72,542 cars sold oC, while Chevrolet records also increased. Ford is still covered market shares as records fell 12 percent to 73 133 vehicles.

Stephen Odell, Ford of Europe chief confirmed last month that the company also sells cars at a profit to gain market share preferred. Luxury car manufacturers like Audi, BMW AG and Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz cars that have no benefit, both on incentives for smaller and more fuel-efficient cars that target global distribution with the target record this year how.

European approval of Audi increased 15 percent last month, with the exception of BMW Mini 13 percent and Mercedes-Benz has a 3.3 per cent. Industry sales across the region fell to 13.8 million vehicles in 2010 from 16 million in 2007, last year won the supplies according to reports from the automaker or association ACEA.

Headwinds for manufacturers this year include the increase in steel prices, the chairman of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche, said on 1 March at the Geneva Motor Show. An increase in the cost of oil may push buyers to more fuel-efficient cars to move, BMW chief Norbert Reithofer said a day earlier.


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