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Renault-Nissan takes control of AutoVaz

Renault-Nissan takes control of AutoVaz

The Russian company AvtoVAZ, maker of such iconic models (though not necessarily classical) as the Lada Niva and Lada Samara in 1980 and 1990, is about to fall under the control of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, which will acquire shares more than 50% of the Russian giant. The French-Japanese conglomerate has...

Peugeot 208 R2 prepared for asphalt or gravel

Peugeot 208 R2 prepared for asphalt or gravel

Continuing its tradition in the world of Rally, Peugeot presents its latest machine focused on this discipline, the Peugeot 208 R2. Since it was announced in 2011, the racing division of Peugeot, Peugeot Sport has been working on different versions of the Peugeot 208 race. The first is this, the...

Audi Q2 hunting Nissan Juke

Audi Q2 hunting Nissan Juke

Audi already has three vans on the streets and Audi Q6 about to leave, but the yearning to cover all possible segment (and the effectiveness with which he does) mean that the German does not cool the drawing board and embark on a Q2 new project that is destined to...

Volvo turns 85 on the spot

Volvo turns 85 on the spot

April 14, 1927. Today is different in that Volvo will launch in Gothenburg its first production. At 10 am, the sales manager of the company, Hilmen Johansson, out the door driving a Volvo ÖV4, the first car produced in its factory, located in the Lundby area, near the River Göta....

Japanese Germanic Alliance for Clean Energy

Japanese Germanic Alliance for Clean Energy

Every day it gives more importance to the issue of environmental pollution by motor vehicles. Therefore, BMW and Toyota have signed a pact by which they engage in collaboration in the development of lithium ion batteries for clean energy. The Japanese Germanic alliance is committed to working together in the...

New Toyota Yaris: the world's cheapest hybrid

New Toyota Yaris: the world’s cheapest hybrid

The new Toyota Yaris Hybrid is the car with this type of engine that has the lowest price to date, based on the order of 18,000 euros. The Yaris Hybrid made ​​its debut at the Geneva Motor Show last month, where it was known it would be powered by a...

General Motors and PSA

General Motors and PSA announced a strategic global partnership

The French group PSA and the American General Motors (GM) announced a global strategic alliance. GM agrees to purchase 7% of the shares of PSA, making it the second largest shareholder of the French group with a capital of one billion dollars. The Peugeot family remains the largest shareholder with...

Fiat could close two auto industries in Italy

Fiat could close two auto industries in Italy

Fiat may have to close two of its five auto industries in Italy giving the weak demand in Europe and whether the plans to export to U.S. market not materialize, according to CEO of Fiat Group, Sergio Marchionne. Chrysler factories in the United States are already working at full capacity and...

The first Chinese car factory Opens in Europe

The first Chinese car factory Opens in Europe

Yesterday opened the factory Litex Motors in Bulgaria, linked to Great Wall Motors. For the first time, Chinese cars are manufactured by European hands, and also in the heart of the EU. Production starts slowly, 2,000 units this year, with 120 workers today.   This movement allows the sale of...