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MOST TRUSTED BRAND, LEAST TRUSTED NEWS

MOST TRUSTED BRAND, LEAST TRUSTED NEWS

CHANCES are that at some point this week, you’ll encounter a news story stating that Ford is ‘Britain’s most trusted car brand’. The claim is based on “the 2007 Reader’s Digest European Trusted Brands survey, which covers 15 countries, 38 product categories and assesses over 24,000 replies… European respondents were […]

Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program

Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has begun accepting applications for its Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program which is designed to support environmental revitalization and conservation activities, both in Japan and overseas, for the purpose of sustainable development. The program was established in commemoration of TMC?s receipt of the Global 500 Award […]

FINAL RIDING PLACE

FINAL RIDING PLACE

Those wanting to cut a dash en route to their grave can now do so thanks to a motortrike hearse service being launched by a businesswoman. Mother-of-three Julie Gibbings’ glittering 12-foot-long motortrike will tow a £10,000 custom made black two-wheeled hearse, which can be hooked up for funerals. The 44-year-old, […]

Mercedes-Benz numbers increase

Mercedes-Benz numbers increase

Though the Malaysian new vehicle market for the first quarter of 2007 had lower registrations than the same period in 2006, Mercedes-Benz performance was the opposite as deliveries were 52% higher than last year (according to data compiled by the Malaysian Automotive Association).? The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was particularly well received, […]

Isuzu D-MAX sales higher in 2007

Isuzu D-MAX sales higher in 2007

Isuzu Malaysia doubled its sales for the first three months of 2007 despite the 15% constriction the total new vehicle market . 607 units of its D-Max pick-up were registered up to March 2007, a 100% increase over the 302 units sold in the same period last year.?The company?s strong […]

Honda Dreams Fund gets rolling

Honda Dreams Fund gets rolling

The first 20 scholars selected for the Honda Dreams Fund Honda Malaysia and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Malaysia recently launched the Honda Dreams Fund and introduced the inaugural 20 successful scholars who will be provided with the means to achieve their dreams. The Honda Dreams Fund (HDF) is Honda […]

Audi Coupe Cross quattro

Audi Coupe Cross quattro

Following the introduction of the huge Q7 SUV, Audi has unveiled a smaller SUV-type model which is presently in concept form. Referred to as the Coupe Cross quattro, the model is on display this week at the Shanghai Motor Show and is said to ?define a new segment in the […]

Proton Gen2 Sedan spotted!

Proton Gen2 Sedan spotted!

The Proton Gen2 sedan has long been rumoured to be under development and over the past year, its launch has been hinted to be during 2007. It?s a variant that perhaps should have taken precedence over the fastback style since Malaysians still have a preference for the more traditional ?notchback? […]

All-New Subaru Impreza & WRX

All-New Subaru Impreza & WRX

New Impreza New WRX It seems like the Subaru Impreza has been around quite some time in the form we have known it for some years now. But finally in New York this month, Fuji Heavy Industries ? which is actually the company that makes Subaru cars ? unveiled the […]

Stark warning for tired drivers

Stark warning for tired drivers

DRIVERS and employers are being warned of the dangers of falling asleep at the wheel after a 23 year old was left paralysed in an accident caused by tiredness. The 23 year-old kitchen fitter started work at 3.30am and attended two jobs 122 miles apart. The accident happened nearly 19 […]