Expensive reliability: whether to buy a Toyota Land Cruiser 200
Owning a Toyota Land Cruiser these days has become a little more controversial than before: some now say, they say, directors of collective farms and honored oilmen go to Kruzak,…

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Search and not give up: buy Volkswagen Jetta VI
The Jetta in Russia has a difficult fate: not only is the Foci and Cerate destroying it in class C, but also the native concern has produced competitors - for…

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Nissan on the background of the new Qashqai: Murano will live, Juke goes away forever, vagueness on SPIC
At the launch of the production of the updated Nissan Qashqai, which arrived in Russia with a big delay, we talked to the key managers of Nissan in Russia. Igor…

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Dead end: why GAZ-3111 did not become a mass car

Already in the late eighties, a few years before the official “demise” of the USSR, each fundamentally new model was given to Soviet automobile plants with great difficulty. The exception is perhaps the VAZ with its “figure of eight”, which managed to launch it even before the restructuring. But the Zaporozhye Tavriya, a front-wheel Moskvich and other cars, markedly different from their predecessors, got up on the conveyor with great difficulties, and many did not become serial at all. Continue reading

The Future is Yesterday: Audi Q4 e-tron concept review and video

At the Geneva Motor Show, we were not able to clarify with Audi technicians what the cost per kilowatt-hour of the high-voltage Audi Q4 e-tron battery is, how many years it can retain the original capacity, and who the cell supplier is for it. Even about the chemical formula of the cathode did not know – “no data.” But all these are important characteristics of the battery. Meanwhile, this does not mean that the new compact Audi Q4 e-tron electric crossover is not worth talking about. Continue reading

Why did the Volkswagen Polo become popular in car sharing?
Who and how chooses cars for car sharing? Why did the Volkswagen Polo gain widespread popularity in this market segment? How does Major Auto holding win 70% of sales in…

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Chery begins assembling cars on the "Autotor"
This information in private conversations of the Kolesa.ru editors was reported by several sources at the Kaliningrad enterprise and at the Russian representative office of the Chinese company Chery Automobile…

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Live or survive: is it worth buying Nissan Leaf
Savings, environmental friendliness or self-indulgence - perhaps these three concepts can be considered key and non-related causes pushing people to buy an electric car. Someone seriously expects to abandon expensive…

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Almost broken stereotypes: buy Chery Tiggo
Personally, I do not have a special love for products from the Middle Kingdom. And in this respect, not alone. Steady stereotypes about Chinese cars can be found in automotive…

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