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PARK LIFE

PARK LIFE

WHATEVER Karl Benz had in mind when he created the first recognisable motor car, even his most terrifying nightmares could not have anticipated the horrors that sprang up as a result of its success: speed cameras, drive-thru restaurants, traffic wardens, ‘Police Camera Action!’, the list goes on. The greatest aberration […]

Proton ‘BLM’ – what to expect

Proton ‘BLM’ – what to expect

A BLM on test (MTM thanks ‘Slider’ for the picture) Platform for BLM is said to be enlarged from Savvy In about six weeks from now, Proton is expected to launch a?new model, its second brand new sedan?in less than a year – a sign that the new management at […]

FUEL FOR THOUGHT (KIA ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY)

FUEL FOR THOUGHT (KIA ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY)

          THE MOST effective catalyst for the pace of development is competition, and as more car manufacturers unveil their plans for future power provision the technology they are able to show off becomes more impressive and abundant. This leads to something of a conundrum for manufacturers […]

GIRL POWER ON SHOW

GIRL POWER ON SHOW

Girl power is what this year’s London Motor Sports Show is all about. That is not to say that the Spice Girls will be attending, bopping about and randomly shouting out girl power slogans, but rather because of the excellent line-up of events and inspiring contributors who will be at […]

Daily LCV voted Van of The Year 2007

Daily LCV voted Van of The Year 2007

IVECO’S latest Daily range of light commercial vehicles has been voted Van of the Year 2007 by What Van? magazine. This major accolade follows six months after Daily was crowned Best Light Truck 2007 in the Van Fleet World Honours, and sees the Van of the Year title return to […]

Scudo scoops best small panel van title

Scudo scoops best small panel van title

The Fiat Scudo has scooped the ‘Best Small Panel Van’ title in the What Van? Awards 2007. With its car-like performance, agility and comfort, coupled with a choice of three generous cargo areas, easy loading and unloading, reliability and productivity, the Scudo has proved it is a versatile and all-round […]

DVLA ISSUES CHRISTMAS DEADLINE

THE final countdown has commenced… DVLA Personalised Registrations has warned that anyone wishing to give a personalised registration as a Christmas present have only a matter of days to do so if they want the gift for the big day! While personalised registrations can be bought all year round, Friday, […]

Ford owners learn 4×4 skills

Ford owners learn 4×4 skills

Power, agility and emotion were all evident in this year?s final round of the Ford Lanun Darat 4×4 Driving Clinic series. The 4×4 driving course, sponsored by Ford Malaysia and held in Kuching earlier this month, was attended by 27 participants. Held at location 16 kms south of Kuching city, […]

Citroen dispatched with two awards

Citroen dispatched with two awards

FRESH from its triumph at the recent International Van of the Year awards, Citroën has now scooped two major UK honours. The Dispatch has just carried off the What Van? Small Panel Van of the Year title, while Citroën’s unique and comprehensive Ready to Run programme took the What Van? […]

Caddy DSG is What Van? Editor’s Choice

Caddy DSG is What Van? Editor’s Choice

FOR the second year running, the Volkswagen Caddy DSG (Direct Shift Gearbox) has achieved honours at the What Van? magazine Van of the Year Awards. The Caddy DSG, which uses twin clutch technology to provide faster gearchanges than a conventional automatic gearbox, received the Editor’s Choice award at the magazine’s […]