After the new year, DerVase may stop assembling Lifan and Chery. We reveal the details
The DerVace car company entered the Russian market at the beginning of the “zero” years…

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Five reasons to love and hate Skoda Yeti
Leaving the main design solutions, the engineers were forced to use the larger Volkswagen PQ35…

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From the game into reality: is it worth buying Nissan Skyline R34
Nissan Skyline - this is probably the case when, despite good reliability, the main driver…

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The first SUV of Kazakhstan: the history of the creation of the car LAF 4101
The story began in the very city where, according to the creators of the “Gentlemen…

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ALARM SELECTION FOR CAR
WHAT ARE HAPPEN? Car alarms are conventionally divided into three types - they are one-way,…

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Ferodo, reel and bagel: outdated automotive terms that have received new life

The sweet word “radio tape recorder” today has completely lost its original meaning, although it has not lost any popularity at all. Its history is as follows.
When in the first half of the twentieth century musical combines appeared in everyday life, which included a radio receiver and record player, in the USSR they were called “radio lines”. But this is not an abbreviation, but the name of the manufacturer: the name “Radiola” was one of the brands of audio equipment of the American company RCA. Remember the stories about “copier” or “jeep”? Here is the same thing. The party “Radiol” fell into the Soviet Union, the term got accustomed to the people, and when the records went into the past under the pressure of a magnetic film, by analogy the word “radio tape recorder” appeared. Automotive version, of course, became the “radio”. Continue reading

Five reasons to love and hate the Great Wall Hover
Russian car enthusiasts first met the Hover at the Moscow Motor Show 2005, and the…

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They went horseback. Peugeot e-Legend
This time, the Peugeot brand did without loud presentations at its home salon, where journalists,…

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