Future Houses Could Be Powered By Nissan Cars
07 June 2011 - Nissan Motor Co. and other Japanese automakers are turning eco-friendly cars such as electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid cars into external power sources for the home as they aim to turn them into a type of rolling battery. The trend is getting an extra push from green cars that helped supply emergency power in areas hit by the March earthquake.
2012 Mazda Demio 13-SKYACTIV Arrives in Japan
4 June 2011 - The revised and refreshed version of the Demio (known as the Mazda2 in Europe) has just been released by Mazda onto the Japanese market. As you might already know, the 2012 model year now features the Japanese carmaker’s new 1.3-liter SKYACTIV-G direct-injection gasoline engine.
Autoglass 2020 Vision for the Future of Car Windscreen
02 June 2011 - It seems that the automotive world is going to undergo such rapid development within several years ahead, because there has been a kind of vision of what the windscreen looks like in 2020. Autoglass currently released their new 2020-dashboard concept: everything will be included on the dashboard, which is then projected to the car’s windscreen.
Volkswagen Aqua, futuristic hovercraft concept
30 May 2011 - The Volkswagen Aqua is a futuristic hovercraft concept created by Yuhan Zhang, a 21 year old designer from China. Yuhan just graduated with honors from Xihua University with a degree in Industrial Design. Currently she's in the process of selecting a Transportation Design course to further her studies.
New 2011 Proton Saga FL 1.6 launched in Malaysia
28 May 2011 - Proton has launched the 2011 Proton Saga FL 1.6, a new variant of the Proton Saga FL (facelift) which was introduced in Malaysia last December. Priced at RM 46,549 with insurance, the Saga FL 1.6 Executive costs more than three thousand ringgit over the 1.3 Executive automatic variant and only comes in a single solid white colour.
No price hike for RON95, diesel and LPG at the moment
26 May 2011 - In a move that will please many Malaysians, Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today that the government will not increase the price of RON95 petrol, diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for now. He however did not mention for how long the government would maintain current prices, when probed by reporters.
Peugeot RCZ Launched in Malaysia
24 May 2011 - More than just a concept car which has become a reality, the Peugeot RCZ marks a new chapter in the history of Peugeot "lifestyle vehicles". Its expressive and innovative styling, its luxurious interior, its efficient and environmentally- friendly engines and the driving enjoyment they create will project the Marque into a future which promises to be more exciting than ever.
Mazda Selects SkyActiv-G 1.3 DI engine as first one to arrive
20 May 2011 - Mazda has selected its direct-injected, 1.3-liter gasoline powerplant to head the launch of the automaker's SkyActiv engines. On May 18th, Mazda officially unveiled the 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine at the Automotive Engineering Exposition at the Pacifico Yokohama convention center near Tokyo, Japan.
Ford Uses Google Prediction API to Optimize Energy Efficiency
18 May 2011 - American automotive giant is looking towards using the latest technology in finding out how they can make ‘smarter’ vehicles for the future. This is where they are going into cloud computing and analytics services provided by Google to find out ways to provide better fuel efficiency and optimal driveability in their future models.