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Volvo treasure hunt contest finds real treasure!

Volvo treasure hunt contest finds real treasure!

Dropping the treasure chest into the ocean many months ago In a twist worthy of any great pirate story, Volvo Car Corporation ?raised anchor? – at least temporarily – on the last crucial leg of its global online treasure hunt: the retrieval of a treasure chest prize filled with US$50,000 […]

Advancing crash safety research with computer models

Advancing crash safety research with computer models

Ford Motor Company will bring its 14 years of R&D expertise using computer human models to a consortium of automakers and suppliers as a way to improve restraint systems for all vehicles of the future. The company joins DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, PSA Peugeot-Citro?n, Renault, Takata., Toyota. and […]

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

In the mid-1950s, the Mercedes-Benz SLR acquired a hallowed status in the world of motor racing. Quite apart from its long list of legendary race victories, its avant-garde technology and thrilling design instantly transformed it into a blueprint for all high-calibre Gran Turismo (GT) cars. The new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren […]

New Isuzu D-MAX

New Isuzu D-MAX

Pick-up truck platforms typically have a model cycle which is longer than passenger cars, sometimes as long as 10 years. In the past ? when trucks were just for business use ? an unchanged design was okay because the customers were more concerned about proven reliability than something fresh and […]

TOP TEN: CARS YOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN’T AFFORD

TOP TEN: CARS YOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN’T AFFORD

FACE IT: that lottery win is just as likely as a six-figure pay rise, so you can forget about the dream mansion in the country, chalet in the Alps and a yacht in Monaco, as well as getting a surgeon to remove that beer belly to avoid visiting the gym. […]

Tribe Toyota : Driving Dynamics

Tribe Toyota : Driving Dynamics

In the past year since Tribe Toyota, the official Toyota vehicle owners community, was launched, many activities have been organized for its members, such as the ?Splash Bash? assisting flood victims in Johor and, in May, the ?Amazing Trails 2007? event in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The activities were organised as […]

New BMW 1-Series

New BMW 1-Series

The new BMW 1-Series which made its global debut at the Geneva Motorshow in March this year is now available at BMW showrooms in Malaysia. After chalking up sales of more than 200,000 units worldwide to date, the premium compact car now has Efficient Dynamics, courtesy of new powertrains, significant […]

VAN DAMN

VAN DAMN

TALK to any motorcyclist interested in road safety and you’ll get an interesting response when the discussion turns to ‘idiot’ car drivers: get on a bike. No seriously, the best way to understand the risks involved with two-wheeled motoring is to experience it first hand. The need to be ultra-observant […]

Show proves TX4 is drivers’ favourite

Show proves TX4 is drivers’ favourite

THE LATEST London taxi from LTI Vehicles, the TX4, has proved again it is a hit with drivers after a survey among those who tested it at a recent trade show. Launched in October 2006, the latest TX4 has broken all sales records, with feedback overwhelmingly positive from those who […]