Friday, March 28, 2014

Toyota fined 1.2 billion dollars by the U.S. justice

Toyota was fined 1.2 billion dollars by the U.S. authorities, a process that involves defects detected in 10 million cars of the brand. The penalty prevents the manufacturer go to trial.

The case dates back to early 2010, when 10 million cars were collected due to problems with the throttle cable. Quoted by Bloomberg, Attorney General Eric Holder explain that "Toyota will admit all responsibility, pay the fine and submit to a rigorous audit made by an independent entity."

The prosecutor also criticized the attitude of Toyota early in the collection process treating vehicles' an issue of public safety as if it were a simple case of public relations. "

Toyota has said it will assume all responsibilities for their actions. "We're back to the usual procedures at Toyota, for us to put our customers first," assured Christopher Reynolds, Toyota Ceo in a statement, quoted by Bloomberg.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ssangyong XLV 7-passenger SUV

Ssangyong presented in switzerland the design of a B segment hybrid SUV.

The Ssangyong XLV has a setting for seven people (2 +2 +2 +1) and is equipped with a 1.6-liter diesel with an electric motor of 10kW.  It features a panoramic roof and electronically adjustable brightness.

Monday, March 3, 2014

'100 percent Schumacher Recovery is unlikely', says expert

Even Michael Schumacher quit coma and start the recovery, the German hardly be what it was again, argues an expert.

 'The fact that he has not yet awake means that injuries are very serious and that a 100 percent recovery is unlikely, "says Tipu Aziz, professor of neurosurgery at the University of Oxford.
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