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F1: Two Red Bulls on front row for first Korean GP

F1: Two Red Bulls on front row for first Korean GP

1. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 2. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 3. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 4. Lewis Hamilton | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 5. Nico Rosberg | Mercedes GP Petronas F1 6. Felipe Massa | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 7. Jenson Button | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes […]

Another big recall by Toyota (UPDATED)

Another big recall by Toyota (UPDATED)

UPDATE: STATEMENT FROM UMW TOYOTA MOTOR ON 22/10/10 "UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has received confirmation from our principal, Toyota Motor Corporation that there are eight units of Toyota Crown (CBU model) sold in Malaysia by UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd, involved in this Special Service Campaign. The vehicles affected […]

Recall for Honda Fit/City

Recall for Honda Fit/City

Some 127,000 units of Honda City and Fit (Jazz in some countries) are being recalled for a problem which relates to the accelerator pedal. Dirt which collects around the pedal sensor can cause it to stick and possibly prevent the car from slowing down. The dangerous condition is said to […]

Mercedes-Benz recalls 100,000 cars

Mercedes-Benz recalls 100,000 cars

BMW has done it, Toyota has done it, Proton just did it, and even Rolls-Royce has done it… and now Mercedes-Benz is also doing it: RECALL. The notice was issued for some 85,000 cars in the US and 22,000 in the UK and relates to a potential problem in the […]

Green light for Korea’s first F1 race

Green light for Korea’s first F1 race

The FIA has given its approval of the Korea International Circuit (KIC) so it’s green light for Korea’s first F1 Grand Prix event which will be held on October 24. The event has the full backing of South Korea’s Central Government, as well as the Government of South Jeolla Province, […]

F1: Red Bulls on pole for Japan GP

F1: Red Bulls on pole for Japan GP

 STARTING GRID (Race starts at 2 pm Malaysian time) 1. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 2. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 3. Robert Kubica | Renault F1 Team 4. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 5. Jenson Button | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 6. Nico Rosberg | Mercedes GP […]

F1: Red Bulls score 1-2 in Japan

F1: Red Bulls score 1-2 in Japan

RESULTS 1. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 2. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 3. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 4. Jenson Button | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 5. Lewis Hamilton | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 6. Michael Schumacher | Mercedes GP Petronas F1 7. Kamui Kobayashi | BMW Sauber F1 […]

TATA Motors acquires Italian design company

TATA Motors acquires Italian design company

If a carmaker has aspirations to become a global player, it needs to be able to either have in-house capability that encompasses all aspects of the business or it acquires that capability by buying over specialists. Companies that rely on other carmakers for their platforms and designs will find that […]

Third title for Volvo in STCC

Third title for Volvo in STCC

Volvo Cars has one of the car world’s broadest ranges of Flexifuel models and offers two engines that run on E85 fuel, a blend of ethanol (85%) and petrol. E85 is an alternative fuel which reduces the use of petrol and also causes less air pollution. It’s available in countries […]

BMW recalls almost 380,000 cars

BMW recalls almost 380,000 cars

BMW’s recall of certain models, totaling some 380,000 units (including Rolls-Royce models), only affects cars sold in certain countries, specifically the USA and Great Britain. Announced recently, this recall is voluntarily done by the German luxury carmaker to fix a leak in the brake system. BMW 6-Series (top) and Rolls-Royce […]