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Day: February 8, 2018

Photo of the new Kia Ceed interior

Photo of the new Kia Ceed interior

News, Spy Shots
New Kia Ceed of the third generation will receive another front panel and interior trim with better materials. Hatchback debuts in March at the Geneva Motor Show At the disposal of the edition Carscoops were spy photos of the interior of the hatchback Kia Ceed of the new generation. The public premiere of the novelty will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. Judging by the pictures, the new Ceed will receive a thicker steering wheel, a completely different front panel and finishes with better materials. Plus, there will be a new instrument panel with two analog dials and a small digital display in the middle. Finally, the hatchback will receive another transmission selector, above which will be a separate screen of the multimedia complex. According to unofficial data, th...
The small hatchback Alfa Romeo has a sports version

The small hatchback Alfa Romeo has a sports version

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Alfa Romeo Giulia received the Sport version, which differs from the standard model sports body kit and optional equipment Alfa Romeo Company introduced a new modification of the compact hatchback Giulietta, called Sport. From standard versions of the model the novelty differs sports body kit and additional equipment. So, Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sport received 17-inch aluminum rims from the 510-hp supersedan Giulia Quadrifoglio Verde, also front and rear splitters with red elements. Plus, the novelty was completed with side skirts, darkened rear windows and fog lights. In addition, the sports Giulietta got enlarged twin exhaust pipes, and the special blue color of the Misano Blue body, which was previously offered for the Giulietta hatchback and the Giulia sedan in Veloce performanc...
Tesla lost in 2017 a record $ 2 billion

Tesla lost in 2017 a record $ 2 billion

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Last year, losses of the American manufacturer of electric cars Tesla motors tripled - from 773 million to 2.24 billion dollars The company Tesla Motors in 2017 suffered a record loss - the net loss of the American manufacturer of electric cars exceeded two billion dollars. This is reported by The Verge. The total annual income of Tesla was $ 3.3 billion, but the total net loss was $ 2.24 billion, which is three times more than losses in 2016 ($ 773 million). Last year was very controversial for the American company. On the one hand, it brought to market its most affordable electric car - Model 3, and also showed prototypes of two new models - the Semi truck and the sports car Roadster. At the same time, Tesla failed to launch the same Model 3, faced with serious difficulties ...
5000 people wanted to buy hybrid coupe Polestar

5000 people wanted to buy hybrid coupe Polestar

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More than 5000 thousand people expressed a desire to buy the first model of the company Polestar - a hybrid coupe Polestar 1. This is reported with the reference to the head of the automaker Thomas Ingenlata reports Automotive News. In connection with high demand, Polestar is exploring the possibility of increasing the volume of new products. The original plan involves assembling Polestar 1 in one shift at an enterprise in Chengdu, China. The planned output is 500 vehicles per year. According to Ingenlat, now Polestar is thinking about producing its first model in two shifts. At the same time Automotive News notes that the plant for the production of Polestar 1 will be ready only by the middle of this year, and the release of the model will begin only in the middle of 2019. Pr...
BMW to bring the 8 Series to Geneva with V12

BMW to bring the 8 Series to Geneva with V12

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The BMW sports division will present in Geneva a new concept car built on the basis of the revived 8 Series coupe. According to preliminary information, the Germans will show a modification with the 6.6-liter V12. This is reported by BMWBlog. The prototype, in addition to the twelve-cylinder engine, will receive unique design elements. Probably, in part the design of the concept will be inspired by the M8 coupe, which is not yet presented. Previously, BMW showed a teaser of the new 8 Series, and also published several photos of camouflaged cars. However, no additional details about the car did not. At the beginning of January this year, the network has photos of the car in the 850i xDrive. Pictures posted in Instagram user wilcoblok. Last September, BMW brought the M8 GTE r...
Skoda introduced the updated Fabia

Skoda introduced the updated Fabia

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The Skoda company introduced the restyling hatchback Fabia. According to the press service of the Czech brand, the premiere of the novelty will be held in March at the Geneva Motor Show. In Europe, car sales will begin in the second half of this year. The car will receive a new LED optics, a slightly modified hood and 18-inch wheels. The Czech company has not yet published photos of the salon. However, the press service promised that the restyling hatchback will receive an updated dashboard, new seats and a 6.5-inch touchscreen display. Also, a modernized infotainment system with support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink will be available to the driver. The engine's range of new Skoda will include a 1.0-liter petrol engine. The engine will be offered in three power o...
Elon Mask showed a photo of Tesla Roadster on the way to Mars

Elon Mask showed a photo of Tesla Roadster on the way to Mars

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The head of Tesla Ilon Mask published in his Instagram a new photo of the journey of the electric roadster in space. The picture shows a mannequin named Starman, who is sitting in a spacesuit while driving a cherry-colored car. "The last shot of Starman in the Roadster before entering the orbit of Mars and the asteroid belt," - wrote Mask in the comments to the picture. According to the head of Tesla, the car will travel in open space "billions of years". The electric car Tesla Roadster went into space as a payload for the newest carrier rocket Falcon Heavy. This car previously belonged to the Mask itself. The successful launch of the newest Falcon Heavy booster rocket took place on Tuesday from the cosmodrome at Cape Canaveral (Florida). Tesla, a company focused on the produc...