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Proton to enter Thai market

Proton to enter Thai market

Campro Plus engine with CPS and a variable intake manifold will be in Protons sold in Thailand from the launch date in November so Malaysians should get the more powerful engine in October Though Proton has been in business 22 years now, it has never exported its cars to Thailand […]

Best-sellers in August

Best-sellers in August

Top ten models overall Proton Iswara – still a best-seller after 22 years ? Top 5 passenger cars Perodua Viva has already moved into No. 2 place ? Top 5 MPV models Toyota Avanza continues the tradition of?the Unser by being the most popular MPV in Malaysia Top 5 SUVs […]

Nissan GT-R excitement starts

Nissan GT-R excitement starts

Partially-covered GT-R, possibly pre-production unit, was entered in the Goodwood Festival of Speed in UK in June this year Over the next 28 days ? up till the time of the Tokyo Motorshow ? Nissan will be building up the excitement for the long-awaited GT-R sportscar. The company has confirmed […]

HIGH AND FLIGHTY (AEROBATIC FLYING)

HIGH AND FLIGHTY (AEROBATIC FLYING)

        THEORY has it that there are plenty of similarities between flying and driving, at least until you get behind the stick. The sense of freedom, the speed and the thrill of human and machine in perfect harmony are sensations in common, but any suggestion that cars […]

Alfa Romeo appoints fleet team

Alfa Romeo appoints fleet team

ALFA Romeo is poised to make its mark on the fleet sector following the appointment of a brand new three person fleet team, headed up by National Sales Manager, Nigel Wright. Formerly a Mazda man, Nigel Wright, 30, has eight years experience in the automotive sector including time with Mitsubishi […]

STREETS AHEAD (STREETCAR CAR CLUB)

        IN THE UK we are far more fixated with owning possessions than our foreign cousins. In Paris, you’ll spot many a happy cyclist dodging traffic on a pushbike rented from pickup points across the city. In Germany only 40 per cent of people own their homes […]

Iveco gets stylish

Iveco gets stylish

ITALIAN designer furniture retailer Mattucci has taken delivery of two Iveco Daily light commercial vehicles, as part of a move to bring its transport operation in-house. The two Daily 35C12 chassis cabs, styled by Italian design house Giugiaro, have been fitted with Luton bodies and are painted in a striking […]

Still selling strong

Still selling strong

MORE than three million Citroën Berlingos and Peugeot Partners have been produced by PSA Peugeot Citroën since the two models were launched in July 1996. Marketed in more than 100 countries in panel van and passenger car versions, these vehicles have enjoyed continued success since their introduction and have played […]

AN AIR OF EXCITEMENT (HOVERCRAFT RACING)

THERE is no shortage of ways to get motorsport kicks in this country. On dry land you can take your pick from circuit racing, banger racing, grass tracking, drag racing, auto testing, hill climbing or rallying on four wheels. On two wheels there’s yet more circuit and drag racing, trial […]

Volvo’s big Tipper

Volvo’s big Tipper

BIRMINGHAM-based Central Tipper Hire have added three new Volvo’s to their fleet: An FH16-580 6X4 tractor unit plated at 150 tonnes GCW and two FM-400 8X4 tippers plated at 32,000kgs. Staunch Volvo customers, almost since their foundation 10 years ago, Central will use the trucks on contracts for the major […]