ZIL, a Russian truck maker, is planning to launch the production of a ZIL-112827 compact car, general director of the company Valery Nosov reported at the annual shareholders' meeting. According to him, the plant is currently looking for investors to implement this project. The company is expected to start producing these cars by next year.
According to the ZIL experts' estimates, 10,000 cars of this kind will be produced in 2003 and 50,000 cars - in 2004. In 2005, the company is to reach a stable production level of 100,000 cars per year. The car will be equipped with a 53 horsepower engine.
The US is going to ban exports of Iranian oil to the world market from November 5 of this year. In turn, Iran threatens to block the passage of oil tankers of the Gulf countries through the Strait of Hormuz
The World Cup that is about to finish in Russia has shown that the Western propaganda machine has failed to create the image of Russia as a monster with "many tentacles." By and large, the Russians and the Ukrainians are close to each other