Chita, Squirrel, Ant: Soviet rare cars, cars
Yuri A. Dolmatovsky, Candidate of Technical Sciences, a talented engineer and artist, founder and theorist of the school of Soviet automobile design, a well-known writer, popularizer and journalist, was the…

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Copying headlong: the secret three-axle all-terrain vehicles of the 1930s in the USSR
By that time, in the Soviet automobile industry, according to the principle “they are getting better and better”, the tendency of universal meaningless copying of available foreign machines, their units…

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Ferodo, reel and bagel: outdated automotive terms that have received new life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

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Without a trick has not done. New Toyota Corolla
In fact, the answer to the question of why the Japanese made two versions of the Corolla lies on the surface - along with beautiful stories that since the appearance…

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Trump is in a frenzy: GM turns off the production of cars in the US
On the eve of the Los Angeles Motor Show, General Motors announced a large-scale restructuring of its business, during which eight plants would be closed (five of them in North…

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Launchers: use boosters correctly!

How does the portable starter work?
In principle, the filling of a portable starter, commonly referred to as “jump starter”, “booster” or “launcher”, is not too different from the filling of the power bank, which today, in the era of fast-discharging smartphones, is in the pocket of every second person.
Chinese factory “SHIHE” Shanghai. Direct delivery of emulsifiers homogenizers!
The main difference between the “launchers” and telephone power banks is the extremely high current output of the battery, which allows for a short time to issue a current of several hundred amperes in peak, as well as the presence of protection against polarity reversal and short circuit. These devices are manufactured today by a variety of brands and have proven themselves well in the automotive environment, really helping out in situations when the battery has sat down and you need to go urgently. Continue reading

Five reasons to love and hate Lifan Smily
They say that if you see something that looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then this is a duck. But if something like…

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More powerful than the Pagani Zonda: is it worth buying a Mercedes-Benz W140 Brabus 7.3
While in AMG they sharpened their teeth and blocks for Zonda, their colleagues at Brabus did not sit idle either. Having accumulated a considerable amount of experience in working with…

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