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Driving growth in ASEAN’s auto industries for over 50 years

Driving growth in ASEAN’s auto industries for over 50 years

This year marks the 50th anniversaries of both ASEAN (the Association of South East Asian Nations) and JAMA (the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association). Ever since production of Japanese automobiles began more than a half century ago, JAMA member companies have been consistently expanding local production, transferring technology, procuring ever-greater numbers […]

Highlights of the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show (Part 1)

Highlights of the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show (Part 1)

The Tokyo Motorshow was once regarded as one of the major international motorshows, with over 350 exhibitors and drawing visitors numbering over one million every two years between 1979 and 2007 (the highest number ever was 2,108,500 in 1991). But towards the end of the 2000s, the auto industry went […]

LM002 – Lamborghini’s first SUV (w/VIDEO)

LM002 – Lamborghini’s first SUV (w/VIDEO)

This December, Lamborghini will launch an all-new SUV called the Urus and while many may think it is the company’s first-ever SUV, it is not. 31 years ago, Lamborghini produced the LM002 and though it was not referred to as a ‘SUV’ then, it was nevertheless such a vehicle by […]

All-new Peugeot 3008 tried and tested

It has been only a few weeks when Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Peugeot here in Malaysia launched the all-new 2017 Peugeot 3008 SUV. Designed with the latest contemporary design and state of the art driving technology, the latest Peugeot 3008 is said to offer one of the […]

How a butterfly inspired new paint technology for Lexus

How a butterfly inspired new paint technology for Lexus

“When a butterfly in America flaps its wings…” the traditional result, according to ‘Butterfly Theory’, is a tornado forms on the other side of the world. For Lexus, however, it is a car which stands out on the road. What does the butterfly have to do with Lexus? It’s to […]

Handling the heat in Malaysia

Handling the heat in Malaysia

Few races test the physical fitness of the modern-day F1 driver quite like the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit which was built in 1999 to host a round of the Formula 1 World Championship. Situated just 3 degrees above the equator, ambient temperatures average more than 30°C […]