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4×4 training from Land Rover for bright sparks

4×4 training from Land Rover for bright sparks

LAND Rover has won a contract to deliver a dedicated training programme for National Grid Wireless, the provider of large scale transmission infrastructure to broadcasters and mobile telecommunications operators in the UK. The training course has been developed to enable engineers who drive 4×4 vehicles to cope with adverse conditions […]

Brooklands Motors appointed Citroen importer/distributor

Brooklands Motors appointed Citroen importer/distributor

Muhammad Fadhil Ahmad, CEO of Brooklands Motors (right) being congratulated by Citroen’s Benoit de Lassus on the appointment Automobiles Citroen today announced the appointment of Brooklands Motors Sdn Bhd as sole importer and distributor for its cars, a year after the Malaysian company began its association with the French carmaker […]

ESP…IT’S AS EASY AS 123

ESP…IT’S AS EASY AS 123

Technical jargon. What a bore. Modern cars feature so much technology these days with their numerous acronyms, that sometimes one wonders if car manufacturers are simply fishing out forkfuls of spaghetti letters in order to name and abbreviate the safety features on their cars. Suspicions aside, the amount of “intelligent […]

VW space up!

VW space up!

?The largest small VW? is how the German carmaker describes its space up! Concept which was unveiled at the Tokyo Motorshow recently. The model was a continuation of the up! concept ? part of VW?s ?New Small Family? – which was shown at the Frankfurt Motorshow earlier which, according to […]

‘C-Day’ for new Mercedes-Benz C-Class

‘C-Day’ for new Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Guests admiring the new C-Class It?s November and the all-new generation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets its official introduction into the Malaysian market. To kick off the integrated marketing campaign for the new model, DaimlerChrysler Malaysia has been holding an event at a venue in Subang, Selangor, for customers who […]

0 to 100,000 in 5 years

0 to 100,000 in 5 years

  The 100,000th unit leaving the line at the Honda plant   Annual production since 2003 (2007 volume only up to end of September) Five years after commencing operations, Honda Malaysia’s assembly plant in Pegoh, Melaka, has rolled out its 100,000th unit, a silver Honda Civic. The milestone was reached […]

Suzuki X-HEAD

Suzuki X-HEAD

Besides being one of the better known names in the motorcycle world, Suzuki has also been an innovative manufacturer of cars and utility vehicles. In recent years, it has come out with some smart designs that have proven to be a hit with customers. Like every progressive manufacturer, Suzuki keeps […]

Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Fuji Heavy Industries(FHI), which is the maker of Subaru automobiles, has begun selling the ?ultimate? variant of the new Impreza ? the WRX STI ? in Japan. Like the less powerful variants launched in June this year, the third-generation Impreza WRX STI is entirely re-engineered but retains Subaru?s signature Symmetrical […]

HOW TO SELL CARS…AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE

HOW TO SELL CARS…AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE

Being born with the gift of the gab is indeed a blessing. Imagine being able to talk yourself out of, and into, any situation. However, not all of us benefit from such a useful ability, and for those of us who don’t, one of the most difficult tasks we are […]

Malaysian-made car at Concours d’Elegance in USA

Malaysian-made car at Concours d’Elegance in USA

A Malaysia-made car will be among?the classic cars to be showcased at one of America?s most prestigious motoring shows, the Hilton Head Concours d?Elegance Motoring Festival which will be held in the state of South Carolina this weekend. The Malaysian car is the TD 2000 classic sportscar which is produced […]