Archive for 2017

Miroslav Zikmund celebrates 98th birthday

February 18th, 2017
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https://translate.google.nl/translate?hl=nl&sl=cs&tl=en&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.novinky.cz%2Fdomaci%2F429711-legendarni-cestovatel-zikmund-oslavil-98-narozeniny.html

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Tatraplan among 700 to be auctioned, unrestored cars in the U.S.

February 16th, 2017
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If you’ve been looking for an obscure project car, we can think of few better places to find one than at this upcoming car auction. Minnesota auction company VanDerBrink Auctions will sell off the collection of over 700 vehicles Ron Hackenberger has amassed over the years. Everything will be sold at no reserve, and from [...]

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The Tatra JK 2500

February 14th, 2017
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Tatra is one of my all-time favorite carmakers, and any day I learn about a Tatra I wasn’t aware of is a grand day indeed. Today is such a day, and I want to share it with you. Friends, behold the loveliest, most air-coolingest V8 GT car ever to never be actually made, the [...]

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New articulated Tatra trams for Egypt

February 14th, 2017
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In early 2017 the tender committee of the Alexandria Passenger Transport Authority has decided to give acceptance for the production of 15 articulated trams to Ukrainian company “Tatra-Yug”. This was preceded by a lengthy tender process, including a visit of a special Egyptian commission to the production facilities and inspection of Tatra-Yug tramcars. As a [...]

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Radek Strouhal named new CEO of TATRA TRUCKS

February 7th, 2017
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Radek Strouhal named new CEO of TATRA TRUCKS
29 January, 2017

On 1st February 2017 former CFO Radek Strouhal will become CEO of TATRA TRUCKS after more than three successful years at the head of the truck maker’s financial department.

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“Radek has been part of Tatra’s management team since the current owners came on board. [...]

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Czech Republic orders more Pandur II armoured vehicles

February 1st, 2017
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The Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD) on 30 January awarded a CZK2.07 billion (USD82.0 million) contract to Tatra Defence Vehicle for the procurement of 20 specialised versions of the Steyr Pandur II 8×8 armoured vehicle for the Army of the Czech Republic (ACR).
Tatra Defence Vehicle obtained exclusive assembly and marketing rights for the Pandur from [...]

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Second print of German language Tatra book now on sale

January 21st, 2017
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The second print of this book has been printed and is available at the better bookshops under number ISBN-Nr. 978-3-950-3964-9-2
The book will also be available in Czech language later on.
Die 2. Auflage des Ledwinkabuches ist nun gedruckt und unter der ISBN-Nr. 978-3-950-3964-9-2 im Handel erhältlich.
Die Generaldirektion der Fa. Tatra hat beschlossen, das Buch in die [...]

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T 603 article in Autorevue (CZ)

January 21st, 2017
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http://www.autorevue.cz/prvni-tatru-603-dostal-pred-60-lety-prezident-zapotocky-k-narozeninam

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Tatra article in Dutch magazin

January 21st, 2017
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In the January 2017 issue of the “Onschatbare Klassieker” a fine article was published on Tatra illustrated with 23 photos, regrettably all most well-known.  Text is in Dutch and is of a higher quality than common in these articles, though author Eric van Spelde put is some fairy tales that the T 87 was Czechoslovakia’s secret weapon. [...]

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The 2017 Tatra classic car meetings

January 18th, 2017
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9th Techno-Classica Essen – April 5th* – April 9th 2017
Tatra Register Deutschland will be present in Hall 9.1 with a small exhibition and invites you for a chat and a coffee
*5th April: Happy View Day / Vorschau
Location: MESSE ESSEN, Norbertstr. 2, 45131 Essen, Germany
Exhibition area: 127.000 m2 divided into 21 halls and 4 open [...]

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