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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).


Ford supports the American Idol Show (AIS)

Ford supports the American Idol Show (AIS). Some packages given to 12 finalists, and they can dump one of his creation on Ford’s flagship product, that’s Fiesta. In fact, the two finalists asked to sign his name in the body during the final Fiesta.

One of the largest car manufacturer in America, Ford, had come to support the talent search event that the singer. The proof, cooperation with the committee had been going on long enough.

“Ford was a sponsor of American Idol since the first held in 2002,” said Ford Brand Manager Content & Alliances Connie Fontaine. Each year, more Connie, his party tried to give a relationship with different nuances and fun continues. “For this year, the idol will get the experience to look more closely at our products. They can also Interactive with designers, and may spill their creativity to the Ford Fiesta,” said Connie.

Later, the 12 contestants will be given a painting Fiesta 9 different colors to choose from, including squeeze lime, blue flame, and bright magenta. Then, they were asked to select the graphic body, rim, and other accessories to be transformed into the body Fiesta in accordance with their expression.

“Ford is very fond of young designers who bring fresh thinking to the product line-up Ford,” called Connie. We hope, he continued, the design can be merged with American Idol that will produce a good product to be sold in the market. “

Volvo Electric Car Candidate Appears in Indianapolis

Volvo Electric Car Candidate Appears in Indianapolis
A sketch of the car sticking out when Volvo made a presentation with the theme “Future Electric Cars Volvo” in the event which was held manufacturer of lithium-ion battery EnerDel in Indianapolis, recently. C30 base car with two power design is quite prominent.

When the image shows EnerDel, hatchback is equipped with six bolt rim. So, the back of a rigid design is unique because both the curved and united as a tiny wings.

Volvo’s spokesman, Dan Johnston, who dodged that the sketch looked a C30 precursor form of electricity. “That’s just the usual image of designer friends in Sweden who were not serious. We do not have an electric car that looks too ‘electric car’. It will not be like the Prius, there will be a continuation of our design language on Volvo C30,” says Johnston , as quoted insidelanenews.com, last week.