The cutting of CO2 emissions to 95g/km by 2020 for new autos proposed by the European Commission could lead to 400,000 new jobs and savings of millions of euros, says British study by consultants Cambridge Econometrics and Ricardo-AEA.
The new target for CO2 emissions is voted today, April 19, in the European Parliament.
According to the study, more efficient cars could mean savings between 57 to 79 billion euros per year in fuel costs. Could still generate between 356,000 and 443,000 new jobs by 2030.
Go for auction this week through Coys auction houses based in London, the Ferrari Testarossa 512 of Elton John, and is probably the Ferrari Testarossa 512 with lower mileage in the world, that is still rolling.
The Ferrari Testarossa 512, whose price could reach £ 110,000, was owned by British musician Elton John, for more than three decades, completing it with a total of 1,812 miles before it auctions by Christie in June 2001 along with 27 other cars from his private collection.
In this auction, reached the £ 98,000, and his buyer decided it that is time to recover his investment, putting it back on the market with a fully upgraded maintenance history and a letter of authenticity, confirming that the singer, composer and pianist was the owner.
Volkswagen confirmed the production of the electric version of the VW Up!, The VW e-Up!,
That model will be shown officially at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and will be available for order by the end of the year.
The electric version of the Volkswagen Up! is equipped with a a 82 hp electric engine, powered by a battery pack placed on the floor. This engine provides the e-Up! with an acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 14 seconds and 135 km / h top speed.
The VW e-Up! autonomy is 150 km on a single charge and can recharge 80% of the battery in just half an hour.
Mazda announced a new service, virtual tours to Mazda Museum in Hiroshima, Japan, via Google Maps Street View. "This is so new and unusual that visitors have to live the spirit of Mazda experience, getting to know the technological innovations and the whole history of the brand,"
A virtual visit to the brand Museum is possible in the official website o: Mazda Museum
This virtual museum promises to be an almost real experience with the ability to turn in any direction and approaching of the exhibitors enough to read the text.
Nissan announced the recall of five models in the U.S. due to a possible faulty passenger airbag, which may not open in the event of an accident. The operation involves the models Altima, Sentra, Pathfinder, Leaf and even the Infiniti JX35. Nissan did not specify how many cars are part of this operation, which should begin next month, only that the models were sold in the U.S.
KTM introduced several improvements in its 'kart' X-Bow and launches the GT version, now with doors and windows. The brand has not released details about this version with presentation scheduled for the Geneva Motor Show.
The Ktm X-Bow, released in 2008, was equipped with a 2.0 Turbo engine 237 hp, "made for" Audi R8, a brand which also provided the 2.0 TFSI 300 hp X-Bow R, released in 2011.
The range comprises three versions: F-Type 3.0 V6 340 hp S / C, ; F S-Type 3.0 V6 380 hp S / C , and F S-Type 5.0 V8 of 495 hp S / C.
All tje engines transmit power to the rear wheels via an eight-speed Quickshift box, with manual selector paddle shift. S models have Configurable Dynamics program that allows the driver to adjust various of the dynamic characteristics of the vehicle.
According to Jaguar the V6 3.0 340 accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.2 seconds and reached the maximum speed of 260 km / h.F-Type S V6 3.0 380 CV accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.9 and reached 275 km / h, while the values for the top version V8 S-Type F are 4.3 sec the acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h and 300 km / h full speed.
For the first time, Lumma Design presents its modified cars in a international motor show. Experts in customization, this time, gave new image to the iconic BMW M6
The Bmw M6 by Lumma Design will present larger air intakes, hood and roof in carbon fiber, aerodynamically optimized rear diffuser and four exhaust in mild steel. The rear wings are in carbon and heave 21 inch wheels.
The customization kit is also available for all BMW 6 Series.