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F1: Alonso victorious in Singapore

F1: Alonso victorious in Singapore

RESULTS 1. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 2. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 3. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 4. Jenson Button | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 5. Nico Rosberg | Mercedes GP Petronas F1 6. Rubens Barrichello | AT&T Williams 7. Robert Kubica | Renault F1 Team […]

F1: Alonso to start from pole in Singapore

F1: Alonso to start from pole in Singapore

[Race starts at 8 pm Malaysian time] GRID POSITIONS 1. Fernando Alonso | Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 2. Sebastian Vettel | Red Bull Racing 3. Lewis Hamilton | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 4. Jenson Button | Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 5. Mark Webber | Red Bull Racing 6. Rubens Barrichello | AT&T Williams […]

Best Global Automotive Brands 2010

Best Global Automotive Brands 2010

Toyota is still the No.1 automotive brand in the world, according to the latest Interbrand’s annual survey of Best Global Brands. However, it is no longer among the top 10 brands, having slipped to 11th position from 8th in 2009. The decline could be said to be not surprising considering […]

Korea revs up for first-ever F1 race

Korea revs up for first-ever F1 race

Layout of the Korea International Circuit While the Formula 1 world is now focussed on the next round to be held in Singapore on the night of September 26, preparations are progressing at an accelerated pace in Korea which will have its first-ever F1 race on October 24, The new […]

New Kia Sportage is ISO-certified

New Kia Sportage is ISO-certified

The all-new Kia Sportage (above) is made for the European market at Kia’s factory in Slovakia (below) Normally you read of organizations, especially manufacturing facilities, being certified as meeting various standards established by the ISO (the international organization for standardization). So it was surprising to receive a press release which […]

World’s Most Sustainable Car Company

World’s Most Sustainable Car Company

The BMW Group has been identified in the latest Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) as the automotive industry’s Supersector leader for the 6th consecutive year, making it the world’s most sustainable automobile manufacturer. The German carmaker is the only company in the automotive industry to have been listed in this […]

WRC Japan: Citroen’s Ogier wins on debut event

WRC Japan: Citroen’s Ogier wins on debut event

S?bastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia scored their second World Rally Championship (WRC) victory when they won the Rally Japan which finished this afternoon in Hokkaido. It was all the more impressive considering that they have never participated in this event before. 26-year-old Ogier, driving for the Citroen Total team, came […]

F1: Victory for Ferrari on home ground

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

Lotus Engineering gets US$2 million from California

Lotus Engineering gets US$2 million from California

Lotus Engineering, a subsidiary of Proton, has received US$2 million (about RM6.21 million) from the state of California to continue its study into efficient, lightweight cars of the future. The study, which will be in its second stage, has been commissioned by the Air Resources Board of California. Lotus Engineering will […]

F1 race calendar for 2011

F1 race calendar for 2011

March 13 – Bahrain March 27 – Australia April 10 – Malaysia April 17 – China May 8 – Turkey May 22 – Spain May 29 – Monaco June 12 – Canada June 26 – Europe July 10 – Great Britain July 24 – Germany July 31 – Hungary August […]