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Day: May 29, 2018

PSA completion of the production of DS 4 and DS 5

PSA completion of the production of DS 4 and DS 5

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The manufacturer explains this by updating the lineup. DS decided to stop the production of poorly-sold hatchbacks of the Quartet and the Five. Note that last year the sales volume of DS 4 was 11 746 units. For comparison, the most sold model of this class - the Volkswagen Golf - 170 431 sold car, and the more expensive Lexus CT 200 last year had 8 419 sales. With the DS 5 model, the picture is even worse - 5,738 in 2017. In general, brand sales last year fell by 38.5%. Production of models was carried out at the French factory PSA Group in Mulhouse. True, the company said that the departure of these models from the assembly line was planned for 2018. The reason for this was not sluggish sales of hatchbacks, but part of the planned plan, which also provides for the debut of a new...
Audi RS3 turned into a 1200-hp electric supercar

Audi RS3 turned into a 1200-hp electric supercar

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German engineering firm Schaeffler used the charged sedan Audi RS3 as a basis for the construction of the electric prototype 4ePerformance. For the car developed a new aerodynamic body kit with extended wheel arches, and the stock 2.5-liter turbo engine was replaced by four electric motors from the Formula E. (more…)