Rough Roads

While the authorities ponder over how to repair highways, the owners of service stations removed a rich harvest of profits. Dayton kingery is open to suggestions. In fact, as a rule, the work they started in late March – early April, when motorists are taken to change winter tires to summer. But February has always been to station "sleepy" month. But suddenly unstable weather played along. Due to sudden temperature changes drastically in many places deteriorated asphalt – it formed ruts and potholes. In these traps, and fly into cars, deforming the wheel and cripple chassis.

As a result, in February, for service stations unexpectedly came "Golden age". Not surprisingly, some of which instantly oriented and have used an opportune moment "mow" the additional profits. According to the utilities, the situation on the roads, and although the sum cheerless. As the "right" to ride on rough roads: 1. Just before the pit release the brake – the wheel must slip and fall into a hole not on the road. 2. Maximum postpone the transition from summer to winter tires.

Winter tires softer and her higher profile. 3. Does not grab the wheel – if it falls into the pit – the rubber can simply break. 4. Limit the movement in the evening – at night it is very difficult to distinguish, in front of you: just wet asphalt or a pool under which the about thirty centimeters well with torn edges. 5. Keep the speed corresponding to the quality of the pavement. Often, the SDA can go on a particular road at a speed of 90 km / h, but is safe for you and your vehicle's speed can be no higher than 40 km / h. 6. Driving on rough roads with broken shock absorbers entails accelerated deterioration of many parts of the car (from the ball joint to the tires), usually manifests itself in the type of potholes flops, slaps, taps, became worse handling on sharp inversion at the speed of

United States

Of materialize, the proposal would have to be carried out in private centres to dodge the implications of the State. A few days ago, the clinica Citta of Udine had also presented its services but had to backtrack to strong pressures received by the Ministry that threatened even with the cessation of the activity of the Centre. In the next few days you will know if the Englaro may find a dignified death for her daughter or if, on the contrary, events return to take a different direction. Meanwhile repeats the same question in the streets and in Parliament: who has the right to decide on the life or death of a person? The Church and the right-wing parties transferred that responsibility to God and speak openly of killing and immorality. On the other side, the sinistra advocates freedom of choice of the individual and their family members not to receive artificial sanitary treatments. In both arguments, human dignity is appealed to strengthen two positions in dispute and found from the times of classical Greece, although the conception of existence was different then: a bad life was not worth living. Public opinion has become known in recent years the history of some people who believed that life is a right and not an obligation. Terry Schiavo in the United States and Ramon Sampedro in Spain, as well as Eluana, have made reflect the society about what is considered a dignified death. But still lack the freedom to choose is not understood. Only time and the evolution of consciousness will decide someday if its requests were reasonable or not. David Rodriguez Seoane journalist original author and source of the article.

Hyundai Solaris

The total annual volume of sales of Hyundai cars a year in Russia should take 130,000th abroad, and a large percentage of the issued near St. Petersburg, cars will be exported, not in vain in the fabrication plant, together with ‘Solaris’ came tablets ‘Accent’ and ‘i25’. Moreover, in 2012 the plant in Kamenka, to be released on the calculated power and by car Kia – side by side with Solaris will produce a model code-named QB, which will replace the current Rio. As for price, it would, according to unconfirmed reports, will start from 350 000 rubles. In this case, in this class unfold a serious struggle for the customer.

By closest rivals include Solaris Volkswagen Polo Sedan (from 399 000 to 578 700 rub.), Renault Logan / Sandero (319 000 to 463 000 rub.), Who also recently got an automatic transmission. Do not forget about the Chevrolet Aveo (from 383 800 to 513 880 rub.) And Fiat Albea (from 366 500 to 429 500 rubles). Slightly more expensive are the Peugeot 206 (from 424 000 to 558 000 rub.) And the Kia Rio (from 449 900 to 519 900 rub.), But to a sedan from Hyundai can look at those who have previously opted out of Daewoo Nexia (from 229 000 to 306 000 rub.), LADA Kalina (from 256 490 to 333 198 rub.) and LADA Priora (from 289 983 to 373 279 rubles). On Solaris manual Hyundai places great hope. For success of the new sedan the company will suspend import of his “classmates – Hyundai Getz and i20. While not understand the situation and the sedan Accent Taganrog assembly, which can also entice prospective buyers of Solaris.

Perhaps the production there will be closed. However, Hyundai said that he intends to continue to continue to work with “TagAZ.” So that production at the plant in the Kamenka be somewhat more competitive in the most purchased class B +, which about 40% of Russian sales. And the stronger the competition, the faster fall rates – at least in the civilized world.

International Exhibition

Recently, extensive Chinese market has attracted many Europeans. Are no exception and the international automobile giants. And the company, "Citroen" as one of them. Despite the fact that the Chinese market Car zastolblen thoroughly by German firms, the French company promotes its business class sedan Citroen Metropolis, exposing it to the next month at the International Exhibition in Shanghai, and determining such way, the importance of a market in the Celestial Empire. Solidity and presentable four-Citroen Metropolis impact already in his size.

With a length of 5.3 meters, width of 2 meters and a height of -1.4 m, it looks impressive model Mercedes S – Class, slightly shorter – 5.2 m and narrow – 1.9 m. As seen on the design of the sedan thoroughly bothered international design team – artists who settled in Shanghai and working in the French company. The amount of harmful power plant emissions (CO2) retained at a low level – 70 g / km. Such a high rate has been achieved through the installation diagram benzoelektricheskoy and special air suspension tuning the car. Technical equipment of car Citroen Metropolis as well at altitude. The power plant is made under the scheme and is a hybrid of gasoline V6 engine volume of two liters and the electric motor, which provides for a maximum of up to 70 kW (95 hp). At the same time total engine power can make to the maximum of 460 hp of torque – 430 NM, and in normal operating conditions – 272 hp (375 Nm).

It is not excluded that the model will be used all-wheel drive transmission scheme and applied seven-speed robotized gearbox with two clutches. It is also possible to consider installing the modified rear suspension Hydro active. In general, while some puzzles. The development team of a new car reveals only shaped the concept of representative of the class F, defining it as a model of the machine near future. Russian fans of the new car can only wait and conceit to see the new model is at least distant Chinese market.