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New Renault Twingo

New Renault Twingo

More than 2.4 million Twingos have been sold since Renault introduced the model in April 1993 and finally comes a successor generation which will go on sale in mid-June in Europe. The New Twingo, the first new model in an extensive range renewal programme under the Renault Commitment 2009 Plan, […]

New vehicle market remains weak

New vehicle market remains weak

New vehicle registrations from November 2006 to April 2007 By April, the cumulative TIV should have been about 170,000 units but actual sales have amounted to 17% below that forecasted figure ? The new vehicle market remains weak and it seems unlikely that the Total Industry Volume (TIV) will meet […]

Nissan Latio & Latio Sport

Nissan Latio & Latio Sport

It?s been a long and challenging past few years for Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) while their principal. Nissan Motor, was busy regaining its strength and position in larger markets. After the formation of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, the focus was on markets which could generate large revenue streams quickly and […]

HORNY, HORNY, HORNY

HORNY, HORNY, HORNY

I MADE my escape early, thinking I could beat the rush hour, and was pretty smug until I actually got into my car. I’d forgotten that I’d chanced it on the way there and skipped the required fuel stop in order to make it on time. No bother. I’d pass […]

TOO OLD TO TAXI

TOO OLD TO TAXI

A Bath taxi driver is facing a battle to keep his classic car on the road after council officials refused to renew his licence as the vehicle is more than seven years old. Bob Coles’ 25-year old long wheelbase Mercedes is a regular site around the historic Spa town, and […]

26.2 kms/litre in a Honda City

26.2 kms/litre in a Honda City

Honda i-DSI engine Flag-off from Honda Malaysia office The Honda i-DSI engine in the City is the company?s second i-Series engine which was developed to achieve high fuel efficiency in compact cars. i-DSI stands for ?Intelligent-Dual & Sequential Ignition? and over each of the four compact combustion chambers are two […]

HOLIDAY DRIVING: THE WORLD’S BEST ROADS

        CAR FANATICS need holidays too – but they might not want to go a whole week without fitting in any driving. The Nurburgring Serious drivers will make the pilgrimage to the ’Ring at least once before the old age or the DVLA revokes their licence, usually […]

Teaching kids road safety the fun way

Teaching kids road safety the fun way

Children learn road safety the fun way by interacting with each other in Mokitown The first MobileKids event in Malaysia was held in 2004 in conjunction with the launch of the new C-Class To move a step closer to their ambitious vision of ?accident-free driving?, DaimlerChrysler has been an active […]

Volkswagen vans strike gold

Volkswagen vans strike gold

VOLKSWAGEN commercial vehicles have bagged a brace of awards at the Fleet World and Van Fleet World Honours ceremony. The Volkswagen Caddy and Crafter vans collected awards as ‘Best Small Van’ and ‘Best Large Van’. The Golf passenger car also picked up a gong and was named Best Fleet Car. […]

Renault uses Malaysia for Laguna 3 teaser campaign

Renault uses Malaysia for Laguna 3 teaser campaign

Remember the mysterious blue car which was seen in Mont’ Kiara, KL, some time back. For a very short while, there were various suggestions that it was a Nissan, a Proton, a Honda but finally, it was established that it was a prototype of the new Renault Laguna3. It was […]