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AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS-2019. Winter Car Tires: Car Owner Preferences (Third Wave)

Exit date 12.12.2019

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Price 3500 eur.

The third autumn wave of the project is aimed at the consumer preferences in the purchase and operation of winter tires.

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Russian dealers of Ford began sales of updated Mondeo

Ford Mondeo sedan has received a technological upgrade aimed at the safety improving of the car and improving of the intelligent driver assistance systems. People can order updated Ford Mondeo at all official Ford dealers in Russia.

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New Opel Antara will be in Russia in III quarter of 2011 year

The restyling off-roader Opel Antara, the world premier of which was in motor show in Bologne-2010, will appear in the Russian market approximately in III quarter of 2011 year, the PR-manager of Opel, Konstantin Korostov, informed about it AUTOSTAT agency. By his words, the final decision whether the car will be imported or it will be produced in Russia was not made yet.
The engine of restyling Opel Antara has the most update. The row of engines was completely redesigned and made to the compliance with Euro-5 standards. It is provide the better drivability and also considerably lower exhausts and fuel consumption. The 3,2L engine will change 3,0L V-shaped 6-cylinders 264HP engine with a direct injection which is offered only with a six-speed automatic transmission. The choice of engines was enlarged by new turbo-diesel engine 2.2 CDTI Turbo, which will be in the Russian market in two variants: motor 120 Wt/163 HP became more powerful by 36 HP in compare with its predecessor and the version of 135 kWt/184 HP by 34 HP. The petrol engines became also more powerful: a 2,4L, 4-cylinder, 170HP engine that is more by 30 HP in compare with its predecessor. The petrol and diesel engines will be equipped by 6-speed mechanical and automatic gearbox. Therewith, the both variants of transmission were upgraded for the most effective power consumption and for the better stability.
The improved chassis with an active suspension provide Opel Antara with the excellent maneuverability and stability together with the comfort driving. Regardless of the engine and transmission, all Opel Antara cars will be the four wheel drive, the quality of which was also upgraded.
Concerning the external restyling, new design of radiator enclosure with the relief logo of the model underlined that this is a car of new generation of Opel cars. The effective harmonious look was made by introduction of new measures of pedestrian protection together with fog headlights and chrome fringes, new rear lights and 19-inches alloy wheels.
The exclusive sportive interior was signed by new central console with the additional clothing separations and also new materials and colour variants of finishing. There was improved devices and lightning of internal area. Besides, there was increased the level of safety and comfort in new Opel Antara owing to the electromechanical parking brake, assistant of driving start and on the slopes, technologies that suggest the right moment of higher gear switching, that help to achieve the optimal fuel consumption.
According to the data of AUTOSTAT, the sales of Opel Antara were 1077 cars in the Russian market for ten months of 2010 year that is less by 56,1% in compare with the previous year. It should be recalled that this model was assembled by SKD-method in the facilities of Arsenal that was a temporary site of GM from September 2007 year. The production of Opel Antara was started in the new plant of GM-Auto in St. Petersburg from March 2009 year.