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SsangYong Actyon Sports

SsangYong Actyon Sports

One thing you have to say about SsangYong Motor is that they dare to be different. As far back as the mid-1990s, they already chose styling that was a bit ?different? with their Musso and Korando SUVs which were styled by a British designer and then came the Rexton (which […]

PM confirms Volkswagen ‘not interested’

PM confirms Volkswagen ‘not interested’

After some months of speculation, it?s now officially confirmed by the Prime Minister that Volkswagen AG is no longer in negotiations with Proton to buy a share in its manufacturing subsidiary (VW had never been negotiating for a share in Proton Holdings but only for the factory, just as Daihatsu […]

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 […]

Alternative Fuel Vehicles Consumer Study

Alternative Fuel Vehicles Consumer Study

Vehicles which run on alternative fuels or have hybrid powerplants have been around since the mid-1990s but it is only after the rapid hike in fuel prices in recent years that sales of such vehicles have speeded up, especially in the US market. However, in the rest of the world, […]

The Ford Ranger story

The Ford Ranger story

Until 1997, mention of ‘pick-up’ to Malaysians would have evoked an image of a rugged vehicle that was suitable only for commercial applications, not something which would be for daily use in the city, let alone be a ‘trendy’ and ‘lifestyle’ machine. Of course, there were also those images on […]

CONVERTIBLES: TOP TEN HARD TOPS

              “THE sun is out, The sky is blue, The roof is fixed, It spoils the view…” So Buddy Holly might have sung about his Coupe de Ville, had his career not been cut short by an ill-advised foray into roadless transport. Had the […]

MARCH 2007 REGISTRATIONS: FIVE CARS YOU MUST DRIVE

      DEALERS have never been keener to provide you with a test drive. In fact, seeing as they have gone to all the trouble of ordering the latest automotive masterpieces from head office, it would seem almost rude not to take them up on their offer. If nothing […]

MARCH 2007 REGISTRATIONS: A TO Z NEW CAR GUIDE

We take you through what’s here already and what’s to come in the new car scene ALFA ROMEO Happy to borrow styling cues from past efforts, the Italian firm’s line-up is a glamorous one. Leading the charge is the 159, a range that now includes the even more practical Sportwagon […]

2007 Proton Savvy and Waja

2007 Proton Savvy and Waja

If, when following behind a Proton Savvy, you always had the feeling it was driving towards you, that sort of sensation should no longer occur in coming months. This is because Proton has removed the ‘beak’ which mimicked the front end causing the backside of the car to look like […]

Market report for 2006

Market report for 2006

Naza was the best-performing brand and overtook Honda and Nissan for No. 4 position, thanks to new models like the Sutera In the final tally of Malaysian motor vehicle sales for the whole of 2006, Naza emerged as the best-performing brand in the market even though it was not No.1. […]