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Honda City Modulo Special Edition

Honda City Modulo Special Edition

Honda Malaysia is offering an exclusive, sportier version of the Honda City with Modulo accessories which are developed by Honda Access Corporation and approved by Honda Motor in Japan. Known as the Honda City Modulo Special Edition, only 120 units will be available through authorised Honda dealers. The package of […]

SINOPEC lubricants from China

Few Malaysians would know of SINOPEC but it is the largest petroleum and chemical enterprise in China and said to rank 23rd in the world’s top 500 enterprises. The company has been a supplier of lubricants to China’s aerospace industry for nearly 50 years and its lubricants are also used […]

New MD for Ford Malaysia

New MD for Ford Malaysia

With effect from July 1 2007, Tim Tucker will assume the position of Managing Director of Ford Malaysia. Mr Tucker, who has been Managing Director of Ford Vietnam since May 2004, takes over from Mike Pease who will assume his position in Hanoi. During his tenure in Vietnam, Mr Tucker […]

QUICK QUICK SLOW

IT DIDN’T start with the withdrawal of Concorde, but in my mind the general slowing down of transport certainly got a big boost when the big bird stopped flying. The old chestnuts such as speed cameras and speed humps have done a great job – if you’re in the safety […]

Suzuki Swift now assembled locally

Suzuki Swift now assembled locally

A Swift bodyshell being welded together at the plant in Pekan, Pahang Suzuki Malaysia Automobile Sdn. Bhd. (SMA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad, recently fulfilled its promise to offer a lower-priced Suzuki Swift with the roll-out of the first locally-assembled version at the AMM plant in Pekan, Pahang. The […]

TRANS EUROPE EXPRESS: PART I

        TWENTY years ago, there were basically two ways to get to Latvia from the UK. One required you to be swapped at Checkpoint Charlie for someone called Ivan, after selling the blueprints for Polaris to the Soviet Union. The other required you to obtain a form […]

TRANS EUROPE EXPRESS: PART II

      DAY TWO Furstenwalde (D) to Panevezys (LT) There’s still a half hour of Germany to negotiate before the great mystery that is Poland, so I refuel and see again something I’d been noting all the way from Holland. Heading in the same direction as myself is a […]

In pursuit of lighter bodies

In pursuit of lighter bodies

Aluminium and steel are joined both mechanically and by bonding The A8 flagship makes extensive use of the ASF concept, saving weight substantially Since Audi opened its Aluminium Centre in 1994, thus concentrating its experience in lightweight design and the expertise of the Development, Production Planning and Quality Assurance departments, […]

Mazda rotary engine is 40 years old

Mazda rotary engine is 40 years old

The first Mazda rotary engine in 1967 40 years have passed since Mazda began selling its first rotary engine-powered car and in that time, approximately 1,970,000 rotary vehicles have been produced. Mazda remains the only carmaker that was loyal to the rotary engine although many had taken licenses in the […]