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First Chinese-made MG cars roll out

First Chinese-made MG cars roll out

The MG7 adapted from the MG-ZT On the 59th anniversary of Nanjing Automobile Group Corporation (NAC), the grand foundation for the company?s ?NAC-MG Project? was laid in Nanjing Pukou New & High Technology Industry Development Zone in China. The NAC-MG project is NAC?s ?53 million acquisition of UK?s MG Rover […]

All-New Honda Civic Type R!

All-New Honda Civic Type R!

Ever since Honda launched the new Civic, enthusiasts have been waiting for the new generation of the hottest Civic ? the Type R. The waiting is over as the all-new Civic Type R has appeared in showrooms in?Japan.?The all-new Civic Type R comes equipped with a high-performance 2.0-litre non-turbo 4-cylinder […]

BOOK REVIEW BUILD YOUR OWN SPORTS CAR ON A BUDGET

A COMMON source of complaint among anyone from self-made captains of engineering industry to customers at your local DIY shop is that there’s not enough manufacturing in the UK any more. Times change, and there’s little point in harking back to the days of steam and imperial colonialism, but a […]

Hyundai Concept Genesis

Hyundai Concept Genesis

Hyundai?s Concept Genesis, to be displayed at the New York International Autoshow next week, is said to herald the future architecture and design of a rear-wheel drive premium sports sedan from the Korean carmaker which will be in showrooms in 2008. ?Concept Genesis extends our product range into new territories […]

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

IT’S THAT time of year again. Crowding the news stands and the in-boxes of every motoring journalist in the country are the results of the Auto Express Driver Power 2007 survey. If you’ve not heard of it then you must have been very busy indeed, but in short, it is […]

Porsche Cayenne 2nd Generation

Porsche Cayenne 2nd Generation

The Cayenne has been a success for Porsche with more than 150,000 sold since production began in 2002. The all-terrain sportscar ? Porsche tries to dissuade people from considering it ?just another SUV? – has set many benchmarks for the segment and as with any successful model, coming out with […]

Fiat + Yamaha in MotoGP

Fiat + Yamaha in MotoGP

For the next two MotoGP world championships, Fiat Automobiles will be the new Title Sponsor of Yamaha which, starting this season, will be called the Fiat Yamaha Team. While Fiat?s press release declares that this is ?an original sponsorship deal which, for the very first time, links the four-wheel with […]

The New Mini

The New Mini

When you talk to BMW people about the Mini, one word is used often: AUTHENTIC. From the time BMW decided it would develop a modern version of the iconic little car, authenticity was emphasised at every opportunity and in this respect, BMW felt that its modern version of a classic […]

Did the new Mini come from Russia?

Did the new Mini come from Russia?

Some of the pictures sent by ‘DH’. They were actually shot at KLIA where the temperatures are definitely nowhere as cold! Back in the 1980s when I was doing Asian Auto, I used to write about innovative ad campaigns done by car companies. It was interesting to learn about how […]

Naza Bestari with Manual Transmission

Naza Bestari with Manual Transmission

For those who like to D-I-Y (Do It Yourself) with the Naza Bestari, you can now do so as Naza Corporation has just added a manual transmission variant to the Bestari line-up. It is actually not a surprise to have this variant since it had been mentioned that the company […]