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Jerez Test, Day Two

Wednesday 29 January
Circuito de Jerez
Nico Rosberg
No of Laps
97 laps
Best Lap Time
Kms Covered
429.516 km
Track Length
4.428 km
Morning: Overcast, wet (artificially enhanced)
Afternoon: Dry, mild, high temperature of 10°C (ambient)
MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS continued its pre-season testing programme at the Circuito de Jerez earlier today, with Nico Rosberg taking the wheel of the F1 W05 for the second day of running in Spain. Nico’s best time of 1:25.588 from 97 laps was good enough for fourth on the time sheets, and first in the lap count. Read more

 MotorBusiness | Precisions Renault-Nissan Alliance with Mitsubishi Renault has had discussions in the past with Mitsubishi, for limited cooperations, as we have had with other carmakers. These discussions did not lead to any decisions. There is no cooperation between Renault and Mistubishi.

Mitsubishi is a partner of Daimler and also works with Nissan in Asia since 2003. Read more

Ford #Fusion Hybrid on pace to outsell Camry Hybrid.


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Nissan Earnings: After Flat Year, Car Maker Aims High – Wall Street Journal: Wall Street…http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323744604578474150455836538.html

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Laguna Collection 2013: the best of automotive technology for maximum driving enjoyment

Renault has brought changes to its Laguna range which, more than ever, delivers the best of automotive technology for maximum travelling comfort and driving pleasure.

- Renault Laguna Collection 2013 and Renault Laguna Estate Collection 2013 boast new, more dynamic front-end styling, including LED daytime running lights. Read more

 MotorBusiness | Volvo: Operating profit slumps in year 2012 - sells 433,000 cars

Volvo aims to break even on an operating level this year without help from one-off gains that kept the carmakerin the black in 2012. The total number of cars sold in the year 2011 was 433,000, a drop of 6.1 percent compared to the same period in 2011.

Volvo’s operating profit fell to $2

Meanwhile in 2012 the net revenue of the company reached about 19 billion U.S. dollars, which was close to that in 2011 (about 19.2 billion U.S. dollars.


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