Tag: Russia

Aurus Komendant Debuts As A Russian Ultra-Luxury SUV With Four-Seats And 590 HP

Russian oligarchs who haven’t ‘mysteriously’ fallen to their death are in for some good news as Aurus has unveiled the all-new Komendant. Designed to provide “impeccable comfort on any journey,” the Komendant is an ultra-luxury SUV in the same vein as the Bentley Bentayga and Rolls-Royce Cullinan. The similarities to the latter are unmistakable as […]

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VW Could Move Production Out Of Germany Due To Natural Gas Shortages

Volkswagen is considering moving car production away from Germany if current problems with natural gas supplies extend into 2023. The drastic plan is one of several being discussed at Wolfsburg and could potentially result in Volkswagen switching production for several model lines from its German and Eastern European plants to other VW Group factories in […]

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Anonymous Subject Moscow To Huge Traffic Jam After Hacking Taxi Hailing App

Russia’s Yandex Taxi had its ride-hailing app hacked earlier this week, leading to a massive traffic jam in Moscow. The hacktivist collective Anonymous has taken credit for the attack. Hackread reports that hackers bypassed Yandex’s security mechanisms, creating multiple false orders for taxis and sending all available cars to the same location, the city’s Fili […]

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Speedsters For Everyone? Volkswagen Stockpiling Windshields Over Fears Of Glass Shortage

We’ve heard of carmakers building vehicles without certain safety and convenience features to get around a shortage of semiconductors, but this latest supply-chain threat is potentially more problematic. Volkswagen is stockpiling windshields over fears that Europe is about to suffer a major glass shortage. Automakers work on a just-in-time basis to avoid having huge stocks […]

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Porsches And Bentleys Are Piling Up At Finland’s Helsinki Airport As Russians Bypass Flight Ban

Expensive luxury cars including Porsches and Bentleys have become a staple feature at Finland’s Helsinki airport parking garage as rich Russians look for ways to avoid EU restrictions on travel from Russia. One of the European Union’s responses to the attack on Ukraine was to ban Russian aircraft from entering European airspace, a move that […]

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Lada e-Largus Based On Previous-Gen Dacia Logan Could Become AvtoVAZ’s First EV

Lada might be in rough shape after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions applied on the country, and the divorce from Renault Group, but this didn’t stop the automaker from presenting its first EV in the form of a concept car. The Lada e-Largus is an electric version of the Largus station wagon which […]

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