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Saturday 30 July 2016

Ontario accelerates on charging stations for EVs

The authorities of the Canadian province of Ontario have launched a project for the consolidation of the charging stations destined to electric cars.

By the end of March 2017 will in fact be installed 500 new columns in more than 250 locations in the province.

Currently, in Ontario circulate 7,000 zero-emission cars on a total of about 22,500 vehicles across the country.


Saturday 30 July 2016

Mercedes follows the success, of Pokémon Go

Mercedes is the first car manufacturer to ride the wave of the great worldwide success of free-to-play Pokémon Go video game, very trendy in this moment in which the real world merges with the virtual one.

Through the "bait modules" in the vicinity of PokéStop, Mercedes dealers can attract Pokémon Go players, or invite them to participate in local events.


Saturday 30 July 2016

Nissan Micra was the most exported car from India

Nissan Micra was the most exported model from the Indian car market in the single-June with a total of 6,807 units.

The car is manufactured at the Renault-Nissan Alliance's Chennai plant and is exported to hundreds of international markets with a focus on UK, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

From 2010 to date, Micra has been exported to 620 thousand units.


Saturday 30 July 2016

Hyundai and Kia ranks fourth in global green car sales

The Hyundai Group (therefore also with Kia) in 2015 ranks fourth in green car sales behind Toyota, Honda and Renault-Nissan Alliance.

Joint sales reached 73,592 units, divided between 64,383 hybrid, 8,651 electric vehicles, 306 plug-in and 252 hydrogen.


Saturday 30 July 2016

Audi R8 Spyder V10: pre-sales at 184.400 Euro

Audi Italy started pre-sales of the new R8 Spyder V10, the convertible version of the German supercar. The commercial launch is expected in the last quarter at a price of 184,400 Euros.

Characterized by a dry weight of only 1,612 kg and a weight/power ratio of just 3.19 kg/hp, the R8 Spyder is equipped with a new V10 engine with the cylinder on demand technology (off 5 of 10 cylinders in certain conditions) that delivers 540 hp. Maximum speed of 318 km/h.


Friday 29 July 2016

PSA sales trend in Italy up in the first half

"In the first six months we have sold in Italy almost 92,000 cars, of which 54,000 are Peugeot, 35,000 Citroën and 2,500 DS. These are 12 thousand cars more than last year. Our market share is more than 9% and also in commercial vehicles we have exceeded 10,000 units, with a market share of over 13% ".

So the new General Director, Massimo Roserba, commented on the PSA Group's great Italian performance in the first half. The Peugeot 308 is the most popular SW ...


Friday 29 July 2016

Hyundai: export from the Chennai port at 2 million units

Hyundai India announced that it has exported since 2006 over 2 million units from the port of Chennai, that is very close to the factory that the Korean carmaker operates in the country.

The port has therefore played a fundamental role in the constant Hyundai local growth, that now is the second overall brand in the market.


Friday 29 July 2016

Daimler will build second plant in Hungary

Daimler announced that it will invest 1 billion euros to build a second plant in Hungary for the Mercedes production.

The factory will be built in the immediate vicinity of the plant that is already active in Kecskemet (500,000 units assembled from 2012), and it will create about 2,500 jobs.


Friday 29 July 2016

Bugatti not planning roadster variant of Chiron

The brand's member of the board with responsibility for sales, marketing and customer service, Dr Stefan Brungs announced to Autocar that Bugatti is not planning the development of a roadster variant of its new Chiron supercar.

The manager spoke at the opening of the redesigned showroom in London of the VW Group's luxury brand.

For the moment, Bugatti will focus on the distribution of 500 units of its standard Chiron that will be the successor of the Veyron, which had instead also the roadster version.


Friday 29 July 2016

Citroën Unconventional at the Transmediterranea

Vittorio and Nico Malingri, father and son, are champions of Extreme Sailing-and they are part of Citroën Unconventional, that is the name of the athletes team that excels in their sports playing to perfection the values of the French brand, Be Different and Feel Good.

And Feel Good is the name of the 6.5 meter catamaran with which Malingri father and son will attempt to break the record of Transmediterranea from Marseille to Carthage.