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Gleagle IG Hybrid

Gleagle IG Hybrid
IG Geely or with the product name Gleagle IG criticized by China Car Times. “Small cars are only suitable for use in the city. However, the door that opens upward makes it difficult, even to nudge the car parked next to it. Doors can also hit the roof of the parking lot, “writes the media.

Surprisingly again, the media does not know exactly where the car was made. They estimate that only cars made in Lin Hai, Zhejian Province, not far from the headquarters of Geely, Hangzhou.

Interestingly enough, the hood of this small hybrid car is also fitted with solar panels. According to Geely, the panel used to charge the battery. As a source of prime mover, this car uses the engine capacity of 1.0 liters.

To couple power hybrids, electric motors, and batteries supplied in accordance with the desire and ability of consumers. “Costs flexible,” wrote Geely. This was done because Geely electrical and battery system that offers the lowest price of 10,000 yuan or USD 13.2 million.

“Consumers can choose different standards according to their needs, like buying a digital camera that uses a variety of memory cards,” added Geely in the site about this concept car sales.

He also explains, in particular for electrical components, there was a contradiction between the price of batteries and the distance. The further the distance that can be generated from battery-powered, large increases in size. The price is also so expensive.

IG is on display today has undergone a change from the prototype on display before. If previously only used three seats with the concept of a triangle, now, the car has two seats in front (including the driver) and two behind.

Explained all, the car is equipped with a large alternator and start & stop system. We stopped at the intersection waiting for the green light, the engine will die. Engine will live longer automatically once trodden on the accelerator. System used is the mild hybrid or a combination of series and parallel (the same used Prius).


Suzuki Splash Mini MPV

Suzuki Splash Mini MPV
PT Suzuki Indomobil Sales continue to boost MPV market, to add its product lineup, this automotive company launched Spalsh, mini MPV.

Splash comes as a pleasant vehicle to drive, used, and owned. This car has a character of European car design stylish, modern and elegant. “The car was deliberately designed for the needs of young executives and young families. Excess capacity of five cars are using the latest generation of machine K 12 M Made of lightweight aluminum and power. This engine also uses the drive-by-wire technology resulting in better engine performance accurate and responsive because of the sensor system ECM (Electronics Control Module). The system allows the engine’s performance and setting the valve opening of the accelerator is no longer using the gas cable.

“Energy is produced even be optimal, more fuel-efficient and low CO2 emissions and thus more friendly to the environment or eco-friendly.

Splash is launching backwards from the original schedule by the end of February because this car booking in Europe as many as 3000 units / month and 5,000 units / month in India.

Toyota Recall List

Toyota Recall List

This latest suspension from Toyota is on top of the already 270,000 vehicle recalls in Canada and last years 2.3 million recalls, also to do with an accelerator pedal problem. The latter was an easy fix; all you had to do was remove the floor mate, not a long-term solution, but one that stopped the pedal from sticking.

Toyota recall list has been announced and it is very unfortunate for Toyota that their products are having serious faults that forced Toyota to publish recall list.

The recalled cars are having consistent problem of accelerator pedal, which was reported several days back.

Toyota did not have a great end to 2009 following a number of vehicle recalls, it looks as thought 2010 will start off the same as well. The Japanese carmaker has now suspended sales of eight of its models due to continued problems with gas pedals, which we discussed a few days ago.

The vehicles that have been affected by this recall are as follows:

* 2009-2010 Matrix
* 2009-2010 RAV4
* 2010 Highlander
* Certain 2007-2010 Camry
* 2005-2010 Avalon
* 2007-2010 Tundra
* 2008-2010 Sequoia
* 2009-2010 Corolla

Owners with questions or concerns, are asked to please contact the Toyota Customer Experience Center (1 800 331-4331) or Lexus Customer Assistance Center (1 800 255-3987), or consult the information posted at toyota.com and lexus.com.