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Day: August 8, 2018

Look at what NASCAR riders do when the cars run out of fuel

Look at what NASCAR riders do when the cars run out of fuel

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After the finish of the NASCAR race at the Watkins Glen racetrack, the winner Chase Elliot did not burn the rubber and twist the traditional "donuts": his Chevrolet ran out of fuel and he could not even get to the prize podium. But his team-mate Jimmie Johnson drove from behind, and pushed Elliot to the pit lane. "I did not think that Chase ran out of gasoline. I was sure that he stopped to pick up rubber or to arrange something else in this spirit. But when he realized what was the matter, he drove up and gave his car a push. It was great to watch him waving his hand from the window. And the fans in general like crazy! "- said after the finish seven-time champion of the NASCAR series Jimmie Johnson. Racing series NASCAR held since 1949. Their top league is the Monster Energy NASCAR ...
The power of the Audi e-tron will exceed 400 hp

The power of the Audi e-tron will exceed 400 hp

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The German manufacturer revealed the characteristics that the first mass electric vehicle of the brand will have. The manufacturer claims that the key feature of the Audi e-tron will be the recovery system, which will provide up to 30% of the electric crossover power reserve. For the first time in the car, three recovery modes will be combined, with which the system will cover more than 90% of the deceleration, that is, the battery will be charged in almost all brake maneuvers. Audi has not yet reported the capacity of the battery pack, reporting only that the stock of e-tron will be more than 400 km for a new cycle of WLTP. The power unit of the crossover consists of two electric motors, the maximum output of which is 360 hp (265 kW) of power and 561 Nm of torque. The time, duri...
Auto concerns are scared by fines of 14 billion euros because of the introduction of new emission standards in the EU

Auto concerns are scared by fines of 14 billion euros because of the introduction of new emission standards in the EU

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The automakers will be punished after the new norms come into effect in 2020-2021. With their violation, brands that sell their models on the European market can accumulate up to € 14 billion in fines in two years. This is stated in the report of the analytical agency IHS Markit. "Automakers that have not met the carbon emissions requirements for cars sold in the EU can be fined more than € 14 billion by 2021," - the IHS Markit research company said in a report. According to enacted regulations, carbon dioxide emissions should not exceed 114.8 g / km. In accordance with the baseline scenario prepared by IHS Markit, on average the emissions of vehicles sold in European countries by this time will amount to 122.9 g / km. IHS Markit experts predict that 25 automakers are working to