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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).


Toyota Prius is still Best Seller in Japan

Toyota Prius is still Best Seller in Japan
Although the issue of withdrawal and repair or recall of the Prius because of brake problems throughout the world incessantly, it was not made retroactive consumers. Evidently, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association (Jada) in March and then show, this hybrid car sales reached 35,546 units. This makes it a best-selling car in Japan.

Achievement was defended by the best-selling Prius for 11 consecutive months. With it all, this hybrid car sales in Japan for 12 months already reached 277,485 units. Total sales beat the previous best-selling car in Japan, Honda Fit or yiatu in Indonesia known as Jazz. Honda’s top product is sold 173,154 units during 12 months.

Because of the high consumer demand for Japanese of the Prius, the pivot of this car long enough, that is 6 months. Explained Similarly, Japanese consumers buy the high interest in the Prius is due to the existence of government incentives for the cars fuel economy. In this case, the Prius is not invincible!

Honda Li Nian

Honda Li Nian
Honda is reported to use the new brand, Li Nian, to market these cars in China.

Cheap car launch will take place next year. This product as well as an attempt to rival Nissan’s car sales dominating the Japanese brand in the City of Bamboo Curtain.

Executive Vice President Koichi Kondo said Honda, manufacturers have been holding local partner, Guangzhou Automobile, to produce cheap cars. Machines used 1.6-liter capacity and carry a new brand, Li Nian.

“Sales of cars with engines below 1.6 liters to a very good right now. We see Li Nian as a product that can compete in the same segment, “Kondo said as quoted by Bloomberg (20/1/2010). However, the target price for cheap cars is not explained.

Chrysler close all factory

Detroit, FRIDAY – One of the big three, Chrysler ready to close mills for about 30, at least one end of the month that begins this week. Steps were taken in connection with car sales down in the United States and loan funds for the automotive industry, which has not been decided.

(picrute from kompas)

The Chrysler, the factory has around 46,000 employees, said the workers can not immediately make the production – most quickly – 19 January 2009. Normally, a car factory in Detroit will be closed for at least two weeks starting late this year.

Meanwhile, Ford also announced holiday production of the manufacturer. Said Thursday (18/12), the manufacturer closed longer than Chrysler, which is about three weeks.

Fall reported that car sales in the United States have reached the lowest point for 26 years. Until November, Chrysler sales had fallen to 47 percent, and overall in the industrial sector plunged 37 percent.

Chrysler Chief Executive Robert L. Nardelli said the company if Congress takes immediate aid of Rp 70 trillion more to why the wheels of management in the new year. While the senate does not approve the funds to give loans to Chrysler and other car manufacturers, even though President Bush is still trying to find the best way.

Meanwhile, GM needs Rp 40 trillion more for this month only, after that around Rp 140 trillion to save around 20 assembly plant in North America, for the first quarter.

In other parties, especially the Japanese car manufacturer To this cold conditions. As Toyota said this week that the government has been delaying their factory in Mississippi to produce Prius, Honda is circumcise production in the first quarter as many as 119,000 units of vehicles.