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Aculeus, 'Supercar' China Similar Ferrari 599 GTO

Beijing Auto Show pledged "estalase" for China's producers. The models that appear to invite more people to comment that the designers and engineers of China made plagiarism. One of them is a supercar concept that was displayed by CH Beijing Auto origin.

According to China Car Times, the previous CH Auto has come up with this car in 2008 in the same arena with a Scorpio. Therefore, a glimpse of this car like the Ferrari 599 GTO-berlambang scorpions. This year, the car comes back with a better design and its name was changed to "Aculeus".

Meanwhile, some automotive journalists from the United States has a different assessment. This car does look sexy, but it is considered as a cheap replica.

From the front, combining face Aculeus assessed Ferrari 599 GTO, BMW Z4, and Aston Martin. Nevertheless, the shape of the rear similar to the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. Car design is a combination of a long nose and short deck. Same size with Maserati Gran Turismo and the BMW Z4.

Although the concept, CH Auto has equipped this supercar with a capacity of 4.8 liter V8 engine from the BMW-powered 367 PS, 490 Nm of torque, and weighs 1600 kg. This car was claimed to be able dikebut 0-100 km / h in 5.2 seconds and a top speed of 270 km / hr. However, it is still a concept, the price is not mentioned!

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Come on, Come Contests from Audi Iron Man 2

After officially became an icon latest movie Iron Man 2, Audi continued to prepare the promo. This German brand launched the "The Tony Stark Innovation Challenge," a social networking site contest with the theme of "better living through technology".

Thus, participants had to express original ideas in any form, by reference to a duration of two minutes of video previously downloaded from the Audi. The idea is then to be passed to social networking sites like Facebook, Twiter, MySpace, and other members of his friend and then comment.

The more comments, the chance to win is greater. Audi did not explain the details related to the assessment that would serve as the reference. The main prize being offered at U.S. $ 15,000 (Rp137, 2 million) and a variety of attractive packages such as body treatments at the spa, as well as special clothing to resemble the main character Iron Man, John Stark.

"This collaboration is carried out in Iron Man 2, is focused on innovation. The contest is very good for anyone to remove the idea. Not only expressive but also a touch different in this industry," said Chief Marketing Officer of Audi-Americans, Scott Keogh, as reported (27/04/2010).

This contest began on April 28, 2010. Semenatra it, Iron Man movie itself will begin to enter theaters on May 7 in the United States. While in Indonesia, played May 1, 2010 and got an invitation from the TOP1.

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Beijing Auto Show Second Asian Automotive Industrial Strength

Besides Japan, the power of the world automotive industry increased by one again in Asia, namely China. Most populous country in the world was able to turn the view into their world car manufacturer. This is evidenced by the Beijing Auto Show (BAS), which opened 23 April and then for a journalist. While for general beginning April 27 to May 2, 2010.

Event BAS almost followed the principals of the world's cars in the capital Affairs tumplek the Bamboo Curtain. Today, (25 quarters), the exhibition dedicated to the merchants.

Some local manufacturers of China, with the help of foreign partners continue to enhance the ability to produce cars. Call it a few brands that have merged in China, among others, Volkswagen (VOWG), General Motors (GM.UL), and Hyundai Motor became the best-selling domestic car market.

By strengthening the quality and more competitive prices, local manufacturers will one day be in direct competition not only in their countries, but in the global market. "I do not doubt it. It may take time. But if you look at the exhibition, much progress has happened," said Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn, as reported by reuters (24/04/2010).

Some local brands of China, slowly began to establish credibility. They will be able to have new technologies such as Geely Automobile made in acquiring Volvo Cars from Ford Motor Company.

Mitsubishi Motors President Osamu Masuko agree with the remarks Ghosn. Osamu admitted recently carried out tests on one of the products BYD F6 sedan, and was impressed from the product.

"For new companies entered the auto industry a few years, this amazing product. And they continue with the development of the model. One day later, China's brands would become fierce competitors," said Osamu.

Likewise, Head of Research and Development, Toyota Motor Corp. also said Takeshi Uchiyamada, seen a lot of growth happening in both interior and exterior products that are on exhibit.

"It's just a model to show, so I still do not know what it's like driving in real life. But, the view is much improved from before," said Takeshi.

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