Of Uber and Taxies

Aug 31, 14 Of Uber and Taxies

Posted by in Cars, Events, Sales and Marketing Rants

. I recall growing up in a neighbourhood where we had a night market every Wednesday. It was a relatively small one; less than 500 meters in length and like all pasar malams, vendors set up according to the products they sell. So all the vegetables and meat are on one end, the clothes and plastic pails on the other and various food...

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The all-new Honda Jazz – launched

Aug 12, 14 The all-new Honda Jazz – launched

Posted by in Car Manufacturer, Cars, Events, Honda

. The 3rd Generation Jazz is here and it’s quite a looker. Like all Jazz-es before it, it pays special emphasis to versatility, functionality and affordability (well, relatively anyway considering car prices here). And it looks like it has managed to take the ante up a notch. But first, some numbers; 13,000 of CKD Jazz, both...

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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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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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