The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post

The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post

President of Honda Motor 61-year-old Takanobu ito announced his resignation from the post of head of the firm in June 2015, to continue as Director-counsel. His place will take a 55-year-old managing Director of Honda Takahiro Hachigo.
The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post
Former CEO started his career at Honda Motor in 1978 in the Department of research and development, and his current post received in 2009.
Ito supervised the project is fully aluminum chassis for Honda NSX sports car, which appeared in 1990. In the list of his other achievements include the expansion of company’s plants, which appeared in Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, India and China. In addition, for the duration of the ito were the launches of the new Civic Type R, the next generation Acura NSX and the return of the Honda Formula 1 (as a partner McLaren).
The new President of the company, Takahiro Hachigo, began his career at Honda Motor in 1982 at the position of engineer. During his work, he oversaw the creation of Odyssey minivan first generation for the U.S. market (1999) and CR-V crossover, second generation (2002). In recent years, Hachiko led the European and Chinese units of Honda.
Foreign media associate nursing ito the position of President of the more frequent complaints about the quality of the vehicles Honda. In particular, last year one of the most popular models of this brand, Honda Fit, was recalled six times.
The President of Honda Motor announced the resignation from his post
In addition, the company was in the center of the scandal over faulty airbags

Mercedes F 015

Mercedes-Benz F015 - Luxury in Motion

To electronics show in Las Vegas Daimler has prepared a concept F 015 Luxury in Motion (“luxury in motion”). Futuristic car was a system of Autonomous control and power unit on hydrogen fuel cells.
Mercedes-Benz F015 - Luxury in Motion
By its size and the size of the wheelbase F 015 Luxury in Motion larger than the current generation S-Class, which helped to create a very spacious and comfortable cabin. In the design of the carrier body is widely used carbon fiber, aluminum and high strength steel.
For the maximum convenience of the users of the car equipped with folding doors, which open at an angle of 90 degrees, providing easy access to the spacious lounge.
In Dvizheniye machine leads 270-horsepower power plant, which consists of two electric motors (135 HP each). Energy for them is produced from the chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen. In addition, they can be powered from a set of lithium-ion batteries that are charged from a household outlet. With such an Arsenal of concept can accelerate to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and its maximum speed reaches 200 km/h Fully charged hydrogen tanks and charged the battery enough to overcome up to 1100 km, and 200 km – at the expense of batteries.
Driver’s seat and front passenger seat can be turned through 180 degrees. For the organization of mobile office back wall, table and all door cards have built-in LCD displays.
Mercedes-Benz F015 - Luxury in Motion
The dashboard is designed as one large touch display, which is able to react to motion eye driver.
The driver can control the car yourself or to pass on the reins of power electronics. The autopilot receives all necessary information from cameras, laser and ultrasonic sensors, as well as through detailed maps of your area. In addition, the electronics is able to “communicate” with other vehicles, road infrastructure and people. When Autonomous control front seats can be turned by 180 degrees. The interaction between passengers and the machine is carried out through six monitors, which are located on the dashboard, door cards and the rear wall of the basket. To control your car can finger movements on the screen, as well as gestures and eye movements.

The Toyota Auris hatchback made a face lift

The Toyota Auris hatchback made a face lift

Toyota has subjected hatchback Auris easy facelift. General public the updated car will be introduced in early March at the Geneva motor show.
The Toyota Auris hatchback made a face lift
As it often happens in such cases, the Auris has been modified grille, different bumpers and just repainted the head optics. Unfortunately, photos of poop, hatchback yet, but you can assume that the rear bumper there is a new one.
In the interior of the hatchback great change has not occurred. The Japanese apparently did not put much effort to overcome his own conservatism, but because their was enough only to move the clock to the right of the screen of the multimedia system. In addition, the materials promised to improve, and a list of options to expand. Otherwise compete with the compact car segment Auris will not be easy.
By the way, will update not only the hatchback and station wagon Auris. What will be the engine of gamma news, is still unknown. Toyota said that it will be new and improved petrol and diesel engines, and hybrid modification.
The Toyota Auris hatchback made a face lift
Recall now in the engine range Toyota Auris included petrol engines displacement of 1.33 and 1.6 liters, outstanding 99 and 132 HP power respectively (128 and 160 Nm), as well as diesel engines working volume of 1.4 and 2 liters. A couple of them, depending on configuration, features 6-speed manual transmission or a CVT.