Proton launches two centralised logistics hubs to increase efficiency
16 May 2011 - Proton, through its subsidiary Proton Edar and logistics provider Konsortium Logistik Berhad, has launched 2 new centralized logistics hubs. This was done through its subsidiary and dealer network company Proton Edar as well as Konsortium Logistik Berhad (KLB), their logistic provider where the 2 new centers will be located in Sijangkang and another one in Tanjung Malim, home to their manufacturing plant.
GM failing to keep Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn buyers
13 May 2011 - The Wall Street Journal is reporting that General Motors has been unable to hold onto the loyalty of new car shoppers who formerly owned vehicles from one of the automakers now-defunct brands. Hummer, Pontiac and Saturn owners are now turning outside of the GM family for their new purchases.
Volkswagen Steps Up Its Use of Plug-In Hybrid Technology
11 May 2011 - At the 32nd International Vienna Motor Symposium, the Chairman of the Volkswagen Group, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, announced that the Volkswagen Group will be going into production with a range of important models with plug-in hybrid technology starting in 2013/14.
Amcorp Auto opens Volkswagen Jalan Ipoh 3S dealership
09 May 2011 - The relentless expansion of the Volkswagen continues apace with the opening of Amcorp Auto Sdn Bhd's new Volkswagen 3S dealership along Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur yesterday. This new showroom marks Amcorp Group Bhd's first venture into the automotive retailing market.
New Smarter Vehicles that Talk and Preventing Crashes
06 May 2011 - The auto industry is moving closer to deploying technology into vehicles that could go a long way to making vehicle crashes, at least serious ones, mostly a thing of the past. That's right. The industry that fought against making seat belts standard, is marching toward creating the ultimate safe car without the hammer of regulation coming down on it.
New Huge 3-D Navigate System on Entire Dashboard
07 May 2011 - If the idea of someone playing with their phone while driving sounds distracting, then wait until you see the latest navigation concept from MIT and Volkswagen. Called the AIDA Project, this technology joint venture between MIT's SENSEable City Lab and VW stands for Affective, Intelligent Driving Agent.
Microsoft Partners With Volkswagen for Software Supplier
4 May 2011 - Microsoft Corp. announced today that it signed a patent licensing agreement with Volkswagen Group's software supplier e.solutions, giving the Germany-based company access to Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) technology — the latest generation of Microsoft's file system.
Lexus CT Hybrid Car Reivew
4 May 2011 - Lexus CT Hybrid, is one hybrid car model released by the manufacturer Lexus. Using a machine with type In-line 4, the Atkinson cycle, aluminum block and head and a capacity of 1.8 liters but it also uses dual cams, four valves per cylinder, with continuously Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i).