Proton Rated as Reliable Car in London Research
22 July 2011 - LONDON: Proton has cause to celebrate following new research released by Direct Line Breakdown which has revealed the most reliable cars on British roads. According to the research, Proton’s range of cars has been listed as the fifth least likely to suffer mechanical breakdown, coming hot on the heels of Honda, Toyota, Mazda and Nissan.
Nissan Teana 2.5 V6 was awarded the
20 July 2011 - Nissan Teana 2.5 V6 was awarded the "Best Local Assembly Executive Sedan" at the Asian Auto-Auto Industry Awards recently. The event was attended by some 120 representative from 34 automotive companies in the country and according to Edaran Tan Chong Sdn Bhd, the local distributor and assembler of Nissan cars, it was the quiet cabin, the good engine performance coupled its selling price that got the model the award.
Asia’s Highest Parking Rate, Hong Kong
18 July 2011 - Hong Kong’s rental yield of car parking spaces tops 4% per annum, relatively higher than the other sectors such as residential and office properties. Hong Kong is the most expensive Asian city to park a car while London tops the list globally, according to a survey by Colliers International.
Toyota Recover Sooner Than Expected
15 July 2011 - The Japanese car manufacturer has recovered earlier than expected and now plans to begin normal routine by October 1st.Toyota has shortened its list of possible risk parts to 30 from more that 1,200 originally disrupted by that March 11 earthquake. Officials from Toyota are saying that those remaining parts are readily available.
Toyota Joins Linux Foundation as Gold Member
13 July 2011 - Toyota’s in-car entertainment and communication systems might use the same base operating system kernel as your Android smart phone or the operating system of the server that runs this website. The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Toyota is its newest member.
Subaru Compact SUV To Start Local Assembly In Malaysia
11 July 2011 - Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, the company that manufactures Subaru vehicles, has inked a memorandum of understanding with Motor Image, the official Subaru distributor wholly owned by the Tan Chong Group, to make Malaysia the manufacturing hub for the ASEAN region.
CVT Gearbox Option is Embeded in All New Proton Model In the Near Future
05 July 2011 - Proton has officially announced All New Proton Model will come with CVT Gearbox Option ‘ In The Near Future ‘, without providing details on the timeline. To be made available as an option alongside the current four-speed automatic gearbox, the CVT gearbox boasts a number of benefits over a conventional automatic gearbox centering mainly on driving smoothness and overall efficiency.
Ford announces EcoBoost Engine for Subcompact Fiesta
01 July 2011 - The automotive industry is quickly embracing turbocharging technology for gasoline engines which was once relegated to sports cars and luxury vehicles in an effort to improve fuel efficiency. Now vehicles ranging from "lowly" Chevrolet Cruze compact sedans to Ford F-150s (as witnessed by our article earlier today) are jumping on the bandwagon.