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Volkswagen shuttles home

Volkswagen shuttles home

A FLEET of 55 Volkswagen Transporter Shuttles is providing a new nationwide ‘Home Connect’ service for coach holiday company, WA Shearings. The Transporter Shuttles, which can seat up to eight passengers, will be used to collect holidaymakers direct from their homes and take them to the departure point for their […]

TAKE ON ME

TAKE ON ME

FEW PEOPLE like being told what to do, but to have a finger wagged at you by someone who doesn’t know any better is a deeply frustrating experience. I am, of course, talking from personal experience, having been on the receiving end of gestures that only a patronising teacher or […]

Donnavventura explores East Malaysia

Donnavventura explores East Malaysia

The Donnavventura ? Malaysian Grand Raid team comprising six Italian ladies is now in East Malaysia, continuing their adventure using four Mitsubishi Tritons. The team began their journey from Kuala Lumpur over a month ago and have successfully completed over 12,000 kms across eight ASEAN countries, namely Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, […]

Over 1,000 vehicles protected by i-mob

Over 1,000 vehicles protected by i-mob

Over?1,000 vehicles in Malaysia now have the protection of the i-mob advanced vehicle security and safety system which is distributed by Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd. The system has been installed in a wide range of models since it was introduced last year. Originated from the United Kingdom, the i-mob […]

Upward trend in sales continues

Upward trend in sales continues

For the fourth consecutive month, sales volumes for new vehicles have risen month-on-month. August new vehicle registrations totalled 47,585 units, 6% higher than for July 2007. Cumulative registrations for the first 8 months of 2007 amounted to 313,250 units, 8% lower than what was achieved during the same period in […]

Nissan Mixim

Nissan Mixim

The Mixim is Nissan?s latest concept car which is designed to appeal to the younger generation of drivers who are typically engaged by their computer and the world via the internet. The compact model uses styling ideas and interfaces adapted from those devices and games they use virtually every day. […]

Brookes hooks up with Volvo

Brookes hooks up with Volvo

CHESIRE-based demolition, recycling and waste disposal specialists, Nick Brookes has taken delivery of a new 13 litre Volvo FM 8×4 hook lift fitted with a tri-axle close coupled trailer plus a Boughton hookloader and Kwikcova system. According to Nick Brooke’s Transport Manager, Gary Edwards, this has been possible as “the […]

Toyota iQ concept

Toyota iQ concept

In an urban environment, people want to express themselves through dynamic and on-the-edge design, but at the same time rational factors such as size, functionality and CO2 emissions cannot be ignored. Bringing these contradictory aims together in synergy is the iQ concept, developed by Toyota?s European design studio in France. […]

FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: TEN TOP CARS

              THE message from 2007 Frankfurt’s Motor Show is loud and clear: think green, think lean. Reflecting global concerns about high fuel prices, fuel efficiency and global warming, the majority of carmakers have concentrated on green products and technology. In brief, small cars now […]

How Saab led the turbo charge

How Saab led the turbo charge

‘Less is more’ was how Saab looked at the idea of turbocharging The first production turbo car was the Saab 99 Turbo which went on sale in 1977 It was Saab who put turbocharging on the automotive map. It all began 30 years ago when the first Saab turbo model […]