Tag: ESP

More safety features for Ford Ranger

More safety features for Ford Ranger

When Ford launched the first generation of the Ranger pick-up in ASEAN in 1997, it not only rewrote the book on pick-ups – offering stylishness and a more passenger car-like cabin – but also enhanced the safety features for such vehicles. Prior to this, pick-ups had been viewed as merely […]

100 million Bosch ESP systems produced

100 million Bosch ESP systems produced

Bosch has produced 100 million ESP (Electronic Stability Program) systems since the start of mass production of such systems in 1995. In the process, the company has made a significant contribution to making driving safer. Especially on slippery roads, but also in instances where vehicles drive into bends too quickly, […]

Europe Trailing On ESP Safety

Europe Trailing On ESP Safety

NOT ENOUGH new cars in Europe are being specified with an electronic stability programme (ESP) that is proved to be most important safety system in prevent collisions.Research by Frost and Sullivan has found Europe is lagging behind North America, where there is almost 100% success with fitting news cars with […]

Citroen to showcase all-electric Berlingo

Citroen to showcase all-electric Berlingo

CITROEN is to showcase an all-new, all-electric Berlingo van at April’s Commercial Vehicle Show. With a 49kW – or 66bhp – electric motor under the bonnet and batteries totalling 22.5kWh of capacity under the load bay, the vehicle can be charged to 80% of full capacity in 35 minutes using […]

First 2-Tone Rolls-Royce in region

First 2-Tone Rolls-Royce in region

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has made available the bespoke two-tone Ghost Extended Wheelbase commissioned for delivery to Singapore.    First of its kind in Asia-Pacific, the exterior of the car is finished in Gunmetal, with a Silver upper two-tone and a matching single Silver coachline. The two-tone concept is echoed in […]

Exclusive Rolls-Royce Phantom for Year of the Dragon

Exclusive Rolls-Royce Phantom for Year of the Dragon

  It’s hardly surprising that every unit of the limited edition ‘Year of the Dragon’ Rolls-Royce Phantom has been sold out within two months of being announced, virtually all in China where there are now over a million millionaires (Boston Consulting Group’s study last May indicated there were at least […]

Safest vehicles of 2010

Safest vehicles of 2010

BMW 5-Series – safest executive car of 2010 Landwind CV9 from China scored only 2 stars As each new year gets going, the media receives many releases concerning the best performers – companies, models, etc – of the previous year. In recent years, one of the more interesting lists that […]