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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 […]

Outlander wins 4×4 Van Award

Outlander wins 4×4 Van Award

THE MITSUBISHI Outlander has been named What Van?’s ‘Best 4×4 Van’ award for 2007, the fourth time it has won the award in the last seven years. What Van?’s Neil McIntee commented that the Outlander Commercial is “capable in the rough and user-friendly around town and on rural routes and […]

A BLAST FROM THE PAST

A BLAST FROM THE PAST

FASHION is a revolving door. There are only so many ways to dress or entertain yourself, so it’s inevitable that old ideas will be rehashed and resold to a new audience every couple of decades. Platform shoes, flares, disco music, even the mullet hair-do have all seen resurgence against what […]

Chevrolet Captiva

Chevrolet Captiva

Even though full operations have yet to commence, Hicom-Chevrolet Sdn Bhd (HCSB), the new company handling the Chevrolet brand in Malaysia, has been busy showing the Malaysian public what products can be expected. A while back, the company launched the new Aveo Sedan and now comes the new Captiva, a […]

BAD BOYS (LOTUS CARLTON & VAUXHALL VXR8)

BAD BOYS (LOTUS CARLTON & VAUXHALL VXR8)

MUCH has changed in the 17 years between the legendary Lotus Carlton going on sale in 1990, and the introduction of the Vauxhall VXR8 in 2007, but the idea of an outrageously powerful and highly specced exec saloon remains as popular as ever. While it wasn’t the first super-saloon to […]

New BMW dealer in Klang Valley

New BMW dealer in Klang Valley

Artist’s impression of the new Ingress Auto BMW facility which will begin operations during the first quarter of 2008 Ingress Auto Sdn Bhd has joined the BMW network as its latest authorized dealer. The appointment of the new dealership is part of BMW Malaysia?s ongoing expansion of its dealership network […]

Double Whammy (Mazda BT-50 4×4 Double Cab TS)

Double Whammy (Mazda BT-50 4×4 Double Cab TS)

IT WILL come as no surprise to learn that the main perk of being a motoring writer is the exciting and varied array of vehicles that the opportunity arises to drive. The diary often throws up some strange back-to-back combinations. Last week was a prime example: an Aston Martin V8 […]

RALLY GIRLS ON A MISSION

RALLY GIRLS ON A MISSION

Usually covered in grease and grit, several female rally drivers have ditched their overalls and donned their ball gowns in order to raise money for the Richard Burns Foundation.  Richard Burns was an inspiration to people within the world of rallying and beyond, and his memory lives on in the […]

PIT STOP NOT DROP

PIT STOP NOT DROP

A German motorist plunged 23ft from a flyover after attempting to relieve himself in the dark. Heinrich Mannhaim, 34, fell off the A 20 bridge at Neukloster in northern Germany after getting caught short in a traffic jam. He suffered mild concussion and was treated for shock. STORY IS BARELY […]