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Auto News Rating From November 3 To 9


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Auto News Rating From November 3 To 9
Auto News Rating From November 3 To 9

What was most interesting for ZR. RU visitors from November 3 to 9? What worried, caused controversy, delighted, or, conversely, upset? More than visual answers to these questions are in the top ten most popular news for the week. This, in a sense, “hit parade” we have collected on the basis of dry statistics: our Top-10 is based on the number of visits as of the evening of November 9th.

1. The most popular news of the week was the Hyundai i10 price announcement: will it cost about? 6500. Under the hood of the novelty - 1.1 liter engine, issuing 65 "horses". The CO 2 emission into the environment will be only 119 g / km. The model should be the first in "Class A" and will be positioned as a car designed for everyday city trips. The basic package will include air conditioning, power windows, front windows, central locking, 14-inch wheels and an audio system with 6 discs. The model, which will be assembled at a factory in India, should go on sale in March next year. (11/04/07)

2. The first official photos of the updated Korean Hyundai Sonata 2009 sedan appeared on the Internet. All data is kept secret so far, but judging by the two exhaust pipes, a fairly powerful engine should be under the hood. Of the changes in the exterior, we note the updated optics, which have become much larger, and the new radiator grille. Designers did a great job on the interior of the car. (11/07/07)

3. A presentation of the Toyota Corolla 2009 model year was held at the SEMA Motor Show. The novelty will be available in five trim levels: Standard, LE, XLE, S and XRS. More powerful versions feature an aggressive body kit and some trim details. In addition, they will have a stiffer suspension and tuned exhaust system. The engine lineup includes several power units: from a 1.8-liter engine to a 2.4-liter with a power of 151 hp. (02/11/07)

4. And again about Hyundai. In Korea, started selling new Sonata. In the exterior of the Hyundai Sonata, changes affected the bumper, headlights and grille. New alloy wheels, a modified molding, a rear bumper, rear combined lights organically combine with an improved design of the front of the car. Designers have retained the individual features of the popular Sonata, giving the model more dynamism and elegance. (08/08/07)

5. And again about the Toyota. Presentation of Toyota Matrix. It is expected that the new 2009 model year will be released in three trim levels: Standard, S and XRS. In the "charged" version of the XRS, the car will receive an aerodynamic body kit and acquire a more aggressive appearance. The choice will be offered two engines with volumes of 1.8 (132 hp) and 2.4 (158 hp) liters. (11/03/07)

6. It became known about the exclusion from the OSAGO rules that allowed insurance companies to make payments for car repairs taking into account its depreciation. Now, insurance companies are required to reimburse the full cost of the damaged part, regardless of the wear and tear of the vehicle. (11/06/07)

7. First Deputy Head of the Department of Road Safety Vladimir Shvetsov announced the new status of powers of attorney. According to the Federal Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses, if a traffic accident was filmed on a stationary camera, the presumption of innocence will not apply to the owner of the car, and a decision on his punishment can be made without his participation and regardless of who at the time the accident was driving. The law comes into force on July 1, 2008. (11/06/07)

8. The finalists of the contest "Green Car - 2008" became known. The nominees were the hybrids of Chevrolet Malibu and Tahoe, Mazda Tribute, Nissan Altima and Saturn Aura. A number of new technologies have been applied in the design of each of the cars, which reduce harmful emissions into the atmosphere. For example, the Chevrolet Tahoe features a new hybrid system developed in conjunction with BMW and DaimlerChrysler. (02/11/07)

9. Scientists have already developed a new technology called "paramagnetic", which allows you to change the color of the body at the touch of a button. The essence of the new technology is that particles of iron oxide are applied in a special way on an yet unpainted car. Then they are treated with electric current, resulting in the formation of electrical crystals that can change their color. (08/08/07)

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