Terrible Accident: Car Crashes into Bike Race in Mexico

3 06 2008

The Associated Press (CNN) reported that a car plowed into a weekend bicycle race along a highway near the US-Mexico (MONTERREY) border, killing one and wounding 10 others, police said.

The 28-year-old driver was apparently drunk and fell asleep when he crashed in the race, said police investigator Jose Alfredo Rodriguez. A photo taken by an official of the city showed cyclists and equipment launched high into the air by the collision.

Rodriguez said Juan Campos was charged with murder Alejandro Alvarez, 37, of Monterrey. Authorities said the wreck happened 15 minutes in the 34 kilometers (21 miles) race Sunday along a road between Baghdad and Playa Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas.
Campos said he is a U.S. citizen living in Brownsville. The USA Consulate could not immediately confirm that.

“We’re looking into the incident in terms of whether American citizens were involved”…

3rd Annual Car Concours “d’Elegance” in Los Angeles (photo report)

3 06 2008

On Sunday, June 1 start exposition the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Car Concours d’Elegance, once again bringing classic cars and exotic in the shadow of the Rose Bowl. Held annually in Pasadena, California, on behalf of the League of aid to southern California, this young competition is becoming a reputation as one of the best on the circuit. It is not surprising given the fact that there are tons of championship quality machines in the field, both private collections and high-end museums such as Nethercutt and Petersen.

Nearly 300 cars were presented in 40 categories ranging from horseless cars 1990 and newer Ferraris. With thousands of spectators, we were on the spot with cameras clicking, “take some of the day for all of you who could not be there.

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New Volvo V100 Will be Released?

3 06 2008

At Geneva Motor Show in 2003 Volvo presents the Versatility Concept Car (VCC), a design study, which was used by the Swedish car manufacturer could be great cars for the premium market with no compromise in its core values of quality, safety and environment.

In the five years, it has proceeded, there was little evidence that Volvo would advance from the concept, but latest information from welding Swedish magazine Teknikens Värld claims that Volvo are in fact working in the production model with the possibility of a revelation in either 2010 or 2011.

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New Luxury Nissan Teana Launched in Japan

3 06 2008

At first debut at Auto China Motor Show in Beijing, after that we had seen a concept version in the last year at Tokyo Motor Show, and finally new Nissan Teana made it to dealerships in Japan. The new luxury sedan, the Japanese brand shows a bit of new features for the brand, firstly his first trip with the use of new D platform and the Teana is the first with a roof made of glass for Nissan.

The Nissan Teana comes with a whole new look, especially in the front with a 3D grid, as since the three horizontal strips are cut, appear in an area. As justification for the reconstruction of luxury Nissan offers the new headlamps with many gadgets and intelligent as a security system, air conditioning, Bose surround-sound audio system and the hard disk on the basis Carwings navigation system.

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