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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 […]

Test Drive: New Ford Ranger TDCi

Test Drive: New Ford Ranger TDCi

The first time I saw pictures of the new Ranger, I thought that the styling changes were not significant and if one zoomed by on the road, I?d have to look long and hard to know if it was the new one or the old one. When I expressed this […]

Jaguar Art Competition for young Malaysian artists

Jaguar Art Competition for young Malaysian artists

Young Malaysian artists have an opportunity to showcase their creative talent by participating in Jaguar?s Young Artist Award art competition, co-sponsored by Parkson Suria KLCC. The competition is organized by SISMA Auto (sole importer and distributor of Jaguar cars) and will run from May until mid-June 2007. The public will […]

USED CAR: Perodua 850

USED CAR: Perodua 850

Perodua is very much a small car specialist and builds some excellent vehicles in this class. Its Kancil, Kenari and Kelisa are amongst the best-selling cars in Malaysia and this has allowed Perodua to enjoy a certain degree of success, mainly because of the company’s excellent reputation for building reliable […]

HOLIDAY DRIVING: BEST FAMILY CAR BUYS

Family cars that double as holiday transportation aren’t that common. With fixed seats, minimal storage areas and a modest boot, you can forget the traditional family hatch. Iain Dooley suggests five smarter alternatives         CHILDREN, pets, cars and holidays rarely mix. There’s either not enough space for […]

HOLIDAY DRIVING: HOW TO DRIVE ABROAD

ONE of the most important skills required to be a motoring writer is something they don’t teach you at journalists’ college. They don’t even teach you when you start work on your first newspaper. In fact, you could be several years into your career before you realise that there is […]