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VW and several other brands have abandoned the Paris Motor Show. Why?

VW and several other brands have abandoned the Paris Motor Show. Why?

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Following Ford, Nissan and Infiniti about its refusal to participate in the nearest motor show in Paris, which will open its doors for journalists on October 2, and for the general public on October 4, Volkswagen also announced. It's about the Volkswagen, while Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche, members of the VW concern, are still on the list of participants. As VW spokespeople told Automotive News, the refusal to participate is, firstly, unrelated to the fall in attendance of the exhibition, and secondly, does not mean that in 2020 the brand does not rent a stand. (more…)
In Tesla could not turn the crossover Model X

In Tesla could not turn the crossover Model X

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The video has appeared on the web from the internal tests of the electric crossover Tesla Model X. The video, published by Electrek, shows how the company's specialists are trying unsuccessfully to turn the all-terrain vehicle. Last year, the Tesla Model X was named the safest crossover ever tested by the US National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The model was the first SUV car to receive five stars in all crash tests. At the same time, the risk of overturning the vehicle with loss of control was estimated by NHTSA specialists at 9.30 percent. For example, for the Lexus RX this figure is 16.4 percent.
Peugeot has suspended the production of a hot hatch 308 GTI

Peugeot has suspended the production of a hot hatch 308 GTI

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Company Peugeot has declared about time suspension of manufacture of "charged" hatchback 308 GTi. Prior to the beginning of October, the specialists of the brand are to modernize the 1.6-liter turbo engine taking into account the new requirements to the level of emissions of harmful substances and fuel consumption (WLTP), which will take effect on September 1. (more…)
Prototype Bertone will sell six times cheaper than the initial price

Prototype Bertone will sell six times cheaper than the initial price

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Italian auction house Aste Bolaffi will put up for auction in Milan, more than 50 classic and collection cars. Among them - the prototype Bertone Nuccio, existing in a single copy, built in honor of the 100th anniversary of the famous body studio. For the car plans to raise 280-320 thousand euros - six times less than the initial price. Public debut Bertone Nuccio was held at the Geneva Motor Show in 2012. The mid-engine sports car, made in the style of prototypes of the firm of the 70s, is built on the basis of the Ferrari F430 and is equipped with a 4.3-liter V8 engine with a capacity of 480 horsepower. According to the chief designer of Bertone Mike Robinson, when creating Nuccio, he was looking for inspiration in the legendary Lancia Stratos Zero. The construction of the car took...