Relevance General Motors announcement of restructuring plan. The funding is mainly aimed at electric cars and drones, as well as the development of new crossovers and pickups. At the same time, five factory shutters in North America will stop: the company will remove the term "shutdown", which states that nothing will be produced in these places. In the year and in the United States and Canada, Chevrolet Volt (in # title), Cruze and Impala, Cadillac CT6 and XTS, and the Buick LaCrosse stop. In addition, two foreign GM factories are closed, and the design threatens about 14,000 employees.
However, despite the final rejection of Cadillac CT6-sedan, its "hourly" version will still come in the market. According to updated data by General Motors, Cadillac CT6 V-Sport With two-turbo Blackwing V8 4.2 with a force of about 560 hp, an all-wheel and fully-charged chassis, a backward slop differential and a modified steering system will not reduce. For this model, the model year 2019 will be the first and the last: the production of all versions of the CT6-sedan in the United States will be in June.
For the first time in the drone week event in Amsterdam, Audi, Airbus and Italdesign have shown the current prototype of the robot project. Pop.Up Next – Combined passage of drone and earthly autonomous electric car. The aviation bridge has successfully uploaded the passenger module on the grounds, which then went independently to the test gate. Still, the efficient Pop.Up Next only on a scale of 1: 4, the commercial operation of the full car is expected in the coming decades.
And for the Los Angeles Motor Show was created an electric concept car Audi e-tron GTbuilt on the same platform as Porsche Taycan. In addition, the company has just published a few photos of the car in colorful camouflage, but all details will appear in the coming days.
International advertising campaign to recognize a new great crossover Hyundai palisade will be held with the new ambassadors of the brand – the Korean boy band BTS. The first video with the participation of the new model and the "young" group will be displayed in the premiere of Palisade on & # 39; a Los Angeles car show. It is interesting that in the youth's band are seven participants that match exactly the number of seats in a respectable SUV.
Company Skoda announced the opening of a permanent exhibition in Ferdinand Porsche's house. The famous designer was born in the territory of the present Czech Republic in the village Vratislavice nad Nisou, or in the German Mettersdorf. Skoda bought the historic house and reconstructed it: the building looks like it was in 1875, when Ferdinand was born and in a multimedia exhibition that tells about the inventory and the family of designers.
China has released dozens of electroscopes Nio es8made for competition with Tesla Model X. The production of these machines in the joint venture JAC Nio started in June, and to # 39; At the end of July, Nio said that it had collected 17,000 orders. It is expected that dozens of cars will be sold at the end of this year. Chinese dealers Nio ES8 worthy from 70 to 85,000 dollars depending on the equipment.
The Italian edition of Ansa Motori reported the shame that took place today The first test run was driven by the streets of Turin. The car, accompanied by the mayor of Chiara Appendino and the head of Piedmont, Sergio Ciamparino, did not mention the read signal of the traffic light and continued the pedestrian barrier without stop. The driver was in a train station, but he did not give the controls. Many TV recalls immediately a photo and video of the incident on social networks, and advised Turints advised to look for the drone for color blindness.
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