BMW Motorrad launch HP Race Power Kit for S 1000 RR
15 August 2010 - The BMW Motorrad HP Race Power Kit is now available to S 1000 RR trackday riders and racers. The kit - a new ECU and an Akrapovic exhaust system - increases peak power and torque while optimising the bike’s sophisticated engine, braking and power management systems for short circuit riding and racing.
Cars hacked through wireless tire sensors
14 August 2010 - The tire pressure monitors built into modern cars have been shown to be insecure by researchers from Rutgers University and the University of South Carolina. The wireless sensors, compulsory in new automobiles in the US since 2008, can be used to track vehicles or feed bad data to the electronic control units (ECU), causing them to malfunction.
Nissan and Norris scale new heights
13 August 2010 - Carmakers looking for a famous face to endorse their cars normally fall back on movie stars or pop stars, but Nissan UK’s marketing tactic for its Juke is slightly different. 22-year-old Bonita Norris, the youngest woman ever to climb Everest is the face of the radically styled baby crossover. Bonita “displays the qualities respected by Nissan and that typify the new Juke” and was chosen for her incredible personal achievements and natural sense of adventure.
Honda Malaysia Records Highest Monthly Sales In July
12 August 2010 - According to the 2010 CSI (Customer Service Index) Study, Honda Malaysia has been ranked number conducted by California-based global marketing information services company, J.D. Power and Associates. The study will use 5 factors, namely service quality, vehicle pick-up, service initiation, service advisor and service facility to examine the performance of the dealership and to measure the satisfaction of the new vehicle owner with the services provided after their purchase.
Perodua welcomes partnership with Proton
11 August 2010 - The second national carmaker Perodua (Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd) is open to talks and discussions with the national car maker Proton Group Bhd. According to Aminar Rashid Salleh, the managing director of Perodua, they welcome any form of collaboration with Proton of whom they already share the same vendors as well as being the supplier of cylinder heads to the company.
Bugatti Veyron by Mansory Linea Vincero d'Oro
09 August 2010 - All the Bugatti Veyron needs is a little more flash. Are we good, or are we good? Anathematic as the thought might be to some, there are others on this planet who are always looking for another way to show off their wealth, instead of hiding it in offshore accounts. And for those flashy few, there is Mansory.
Ford Escape 2010 Car Review
07 August 2010 - 2010 Ford Escape, the small SUV with the best crash test ratings of any vehicle in its class, is increasing its technology leadership with the addition of five new features that improve safety, reduce driver distractions and aid drivers by automatically parallel parking their vehicle.
No more postal summons, proposed by minister
6 August 2010 - Has it ever occurred to you that you might have a traffic summon which you are not aware of? Probably because it got lost in the mail or maybe you just never knew it existed. Only when you went to renew your driver’s license or your road tax that you were informed that due to the fact that you have outstanding summons which you haven’t paid that you cannot renew your license. So, you proceeded to check and found out that surprisingly, you do have 1 or 2 summons which you haven’t paid which you must do so before you can do anything else.
Malaysians consume more fuel among asia countries
02 August 2010 - Malaysians consume the most fuel in the Asian region on a per capita basis, according to a report from Malaysian newspaper thestar. Since 2004, Malaysians have consumed more than 400 litres per capita, per year, beating out our Asian peers by significant margins. Five other countries in the study including Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, China and India are much more modest when it comes to the consumption of fuel.