The VW dilemma, seen from the perspective of a VW owner

Jul 05, 14 The VW dilemma, seen from the perspective of a VW owner

Posted by in Car Manufacturer, Cars, VW

. Have you read the recent article by Yamin Vong about the VW dilemma? You can find it here (assuming CBT’s site is up):- . Caught between sea and rock . If you’re not interested in subjecting your eyes to additional stress, let me summarize for you what the Chief Editor of NST’s Cars Bikes Trucks thoughts...

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The Grand Livina Tuned by IMPUL – Drives like a sedan, fits like an MPV

Jun 26, 14 The Grand Livina Tuned by IMPUL – Drives like a sedan, fits like an MPV

Posted by in Car Manufacturer, Cars, Nissan, Test Drives

. If there is one car manufacturing company that teaches us the important life lesson of humbleness, it would have to be Nissan. Here’s a company that has made quite a number of innovation in the auto industry, manufactured and sold a substantial number of cars worldwide and in the case of the Grand Livina MPV, managed to...

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The all new Volvo XC60 – launched

Jun 22, 14 The all new Volvo XC60 – launched

Posted by in Car Manufacturer, Cars, Events, Volvo

. It was surprising to note that it has already been 5 years since the Volvo XC60 first set foot in Malaysia. The reason why it’s such a surprise is because the XC60 still looks fresh and modern and it was considered one of the key vehicles in opening up new markets for Volvo. In other words, it was one of the first Volvo...

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SISMA Auto Celebrates 20th anniversary and welcomes Land Rover to the Family

Jun 19, 14 SISMA Auto Celebrates 20th anniversary and welcomes Land Rover to the Family

Posted by in Car Manufacturer, Cars, Events, Jaguar, Land Rover

. In the automotive business, consolidation of dealerships is quite common, particularly when there is brand acquisitions under the same umbrella company like in the case of Jaguar and Land Rover. Management and maintenance process becomes simplified and  there is a direct cost benefit of not having to maintain high head counts for...

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Mercedes Benz Grey Importers and Malaysian Fuel – Beware of warranty issues

. Grey importers have a roaring business here in Malaysia. Without the need to set up extensive after sales service centres and having showrooms with the ‘rooms’ being nothing more than a tarred parking lot with a tent, most grey importers focus only on one thing; short term profits without considering the implications...

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The BMW 428i Gran Coupe – launched

Jun 17, 14 The BMW 428i Gran Coupe – launched

Posted by in BMW, Car Manufacturer, Cars, Events

. As it is with any story, it all starts with a summary of how things stand. BMW has changed the way it names its models with the regular sedan shapes having the odd numbered moniker such as the 3/5/7 series (let’s pretend the 1-series doesn’t exist) while coupe silhouettes are even numbered 2/4/6-series. The 4-series...

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The Peugeot Driving Experience – Up Your Driving

Jun 16, 14 The Peugeot Driving Experience – Up Your Driving

Posted by in Car Manufacturer, Cars, Events, Peugeot

. How often have you seen a youtube video of someone’s onboard dash cam that shows, in the first few seconds perfect driving conditions where the road is dry, the weather is sunny and not so many cars on the road – only to then witness a sudden impact and the whole road littered with accident debris. Heck, you may even...

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