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VW Beetle stopped

VW Beetle stopped
Manufacturers in Germany announced a halt of production New Beetle, with the hope of showing the next generation when the Los Angeles Motor Show in November.

As quoted autoevolution (03/05/2010), the VW in order to quickly convey to the consumer if they want to have a Beetle hatchback or a kabriolet, before sold out. “Consumers can still buy a model New Beetle at the dealership, as long as stocks are still there,” says VW Group Australia is quoted by goauto.com.

There are leaks from Volkswagen Group of America CEO Stefan Jacoby that the new generation New Beetle will be launched in 2012. Manufacturers in Germany had been submitted late last year.

Based on information from Autoweek, the new Beetle will be using engines 2.0 L four-cylinder and for the U.S. market using a 2.5 L five-cylinder, as well as with the 1.4 L hybrid.

Platform, reportedly similar to those used in New Jetta sedan will be introduced this summer.

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The small-capacity engine turbocharger

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Trends in the small-capacity engine turbocharger plus an application not only hit the mass-produced vehicle, but was touched to a sports arena in the world’s most prestigious automotive, Formula-1.

According to Spanish newspaper origin Barcelona, Deportivo El Mudo, the teams in F1 almost reached an agreement to approve a new machine which came into force in early 2013. The four-cylinder engine, equipped with 1.5-liter twin-turbo and petrol direct injection system plus KERS.

Meanwhile, the CEO of Ferrari, Amedo Felisa when interviewed by Autocar, the UK at the opening of the Beijing Motor Show last week saying, “If F1 must be developed again, the best solution is to use the engine with turbocharger and GDI (gasoline direct injection).” Currently, the machine F1 is used on the V8, 2.4 liter non-turbo.

Mercedes-Benz team boss, Norbert Haug when asked to comment about it just said “We will support!” He said the smaller-capacity engine will save fuel consumption and lower emissions.

Mercedes-Benz With Euro3

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Mercedes-Benz With Euro3

PT Mercedes-Benz Indonesia (MBI), revive its business in the commercial segment, which markets premium chassis for buses. As proof, after the launching of the top chassis of the bus, OH Euro3 1526, at the end of January, followed by OH1521 Euro3.

OH1521 Special to the launch late last week in Bandung, MBI invite the owners of the fleet on the island of Java, Bali, Lombok and Sumatra, particularly from companies otobus (PO) to view and try to direct the bus product. They are also given the opportunity to try OH1526 using six cylinder engine or a greater capacity for long-distance transport or between provinces.

Mercedes-Benz With Euro3
In the commercial segment, Mercedes-Benz currently rely solely on the chassis for buses. While for trucks, especially in class 2 ton, no longer come into play. “There has been a coincidence Mitbusihi currently memdominasi truck market in Indonesia and one group with us,” explains Rudi Borgenheimer, CEO and President Director of PT MBI. Therefore, MBI concentrate on premium bus chassis.

SUV Volvo XC60

SUV Volvo XC60
Volvo XC60 SUV will go to Indonesia. Volvo, ready to hit the market back to Indonesia by issuing XC60 in mid-2010 this.

However, Volvo Indonesia reducing the capacity of engine XC60 with a capacity of 3200 cc engine but XC60 engine capacity of 2000 cc and 2500 cc.

This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PT Indobuana Autoraya, Paul B. Suranto which is ATPM Volvo, in Jakarta, Plaza Senayan, Jakarta, Thursday (18/3/2010).

“Mid-year we will realese it, but we will release the XC60 with a capacity of 2.0 liters and 2.5 liters,” says Paul.

Electoral capacity, according to Paul because XC60 capacity of 3.2 liters will be valuable when put to Rp 1.3 billion.

“While the capacity of 2.0 and 2.5 we can hopefully tap into the number under $ 1 billion,” he said.

Saab

Saab Automobile AB, better known as Saab, is a Swedish car manufacturer and currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Motors. It is the exclusive automobile royal warrant holder as appointed by H.M., the King of Sweden. Since its inception, Saab has become known for turbocharging, ?quirkiness?, safety and green technology.

Type
Subsidiary of GM

Founded
1947 by Svenska Aeroplan AB

Headquarters
Trollh?ttan, Sweden

Key people
Carl-Peter Forster (Chairman)
Jan-?ke Jonsson (CEO)

Industry
Manufacturing

Products
Automobiles

Employees
4,733 (2006)

Website
saab.com

Opel

Adam Opel GmbH (commonly known as Opel) is a German automaker, part of General Motors. The company was founded on 21 January 1863, and began making automobiles in 1899. Opel was acquired by General Motors Corporation in 1929 and continues as a subsidiary. Opel is part of GM Europe, and is GM’s largest European brand, and with Vauxhall Motors in the UK, forms GM’s core European business.

Type
Private company,
subsidiary of General Motors Europe (GM Europe),
(GM Europe is a subsidiary of the multinational General Motors)

Founded
1863

Headquarters
R?sselsheim, Germany

Key people
Hans Demant, CEO

Industry
Automotive

Products
Automobile

Owner
General Motors Corporation

Website
Opel.com

Lancia

Lancia Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian automobile manufacturer founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia and which became part of the Fiat Group in 1969. The company has a long history of producing distinctive cars and also has a strong rally heritage. Modern Lancias are seen as presenting a more luxurious alternative to the models in the Fiat range upon which they are based. One of the firm’s trademarks is the use of letters of the Greek alphabet as the names of its models. The Lancia CEO is Olivier Fran?ois.

Type
Private

Founded
November 29 1906
by Vincenzo Lancia

Headquarters
Turin, Italy

Key people
Luca di Montezemolo – President
Olivier Fran?ois – CEO

Industry
Automotive

Products
Automobiles

Parent
Fiat S.p.A.

Website
Lancia.com

Bentley Motors Limited

Bentley Motors Limited is an English manufacturer of luxury automobiles and Grand Tourers. Bentley Motors was founded in England on 18 January 1919 by Walter Owen Bentley, known as W.O. Bentley or just “W.O.” He was previously known for his successful range of rotary aero-engines in World War I, the most famous being the Bentley BR1 as used in later versions of the Sopwith Camel. Since 1998 the company has been owned by the Volkswagen Group of Germany.

Type
Subsidiary of Volkswagen Group

Founded
18 January 1919

Founder
Walter Owen Bentley

Headquarters
Crewe, England, UK

Area served
Worldwide

Key people
Dr. Franz-Josef Paefgen, CEO

Industry
Manufacturing

Products
Cars

Employees
4000 (2006)

Parent
Volkswagen Group

Website
BentleyMotors.com

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo Automobiles S.p.A. is an Italian automaker founded in 1910. Alfa Romeo has been a part of the Fiat Group since 1986. The company was originally known as A.L.F.A., which is an acronym for Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (translated: Lombard Automobile Factory, Public Company).

Type
Private

Founded
24 June 1910 in Milan, Italy

Headquarters
Turin, Italy

Area served
Worldwide

Key people
Luca di Montezemolo – President
Luca De Meo – CEO

Industry
Automotive

Products
Automobiles

Parent
Fiat S.p.A.

Website
AlfaRomeo.com