Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer to create e-sounds for BMW Group vehicles

For decades, engineers have worked hard to bring down noise levels in cars because noise can cause fatigue and if a car is quiet, it is considered as being refined. They still have to work at lowering noise as well as vibrations and harshness (NVH in industry-speak) but with the advent of electrically-powered vehicles, ‘sound’ […]

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Ford Bronco R race prototype

Ford Bronco R race prototype for Baja 1000 is a teaser for 2020 production Bronco

Long before the appearance of the small SUVs that are so popular today, Ford was selling a 4×4 vehicle that would have been called a compact SUV had the term been in use then. It was known as the Bronco and sold during the 1960s and 1970s as a rival to the Jeep. The model […]

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2019 Hyundai Vision T Concept

Vision T concept may be a preview of the next Hyundai Tucson

In recent times, Hyundai has been using an evolving design language that maintained an overall familiarity. It’s referred to as ‘Sensuous Sportiness’ and has been applied globally. The design language is still evolving and is shown in the seventh model in a series of Hyundai Design Centre concepts – the Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV […]

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Akio Takeyama

UMW Toyota Motor’s Deputy Chairman & Chief Motorsports Officer to race in Sepang 1000-km

Akio Takeyama, the Chief Motorsports Officer of UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), will be among the participants in this weekend’s Sepang 1,000-km race (S1K). Mr. Takeyama, who is also Deputy Chairman of UMWT, will be a member of Team Toyota GAZOO Racing Malaysia in his maiden endurance race. Regular in Vios Challenge Racing is not new […]

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Aston Martin DBX

DBX – the first-ever Aston Martin SUV is unveiled today, priced from RM798,000 (w/VIDEO)

Aston Martin officially joins the SUV bandwagon today with the all-new DBX – the first SUV model in its 106-year history. It’s the culmination of a development programme that began when Dr. Andy Palmer joined Aston Martin Lagonda from Nissan as President & Group CEO in 2014 and made a SUV project one of the […]

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2020 Lexus LC 500 Convertible

Lexus LC 500 Convertible has global debut at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

With positive response to the concept model of a convertible version of the Lexus LC 500 shown at the North American International Auto Show in January this year, Lexus decided to go ahead and make a production version. 10 months later, the new LC 500 Convertible has its global debut at the 2019 Los Angeles […]

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Mercedes-Benz C 111

FEATURE – When Mercedes-Benz also had a rotary-engined sportscar

Although most people only came to know about the rotary engine in the 1970s, Felix Wankel, who developed it, had received a patent in Germany as far back as 1929 and produced a working prototype at NSU (which would later become part of Audi) in 1957. The rotary engine was uniquely different from the reciprocating […]

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2019 MINI Ride event

Ride-Drive event gives potential customers experience of MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid

To provide current and potential owners with an experience of the latest MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid, Auto Bavaria recently organised ‘The Auto Bavaria MINI Ride’. The by-invitation only event enabled its participants the unique experience of stage cycling with the support of the MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid, very much like at an international multiple stage […]

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2021 BMW i4

BMW reveals details of all-electric i4 sedan to go on sale in 2021

Although the model will only appear in showrooms in 2 years’ time, BMW is telling the world about the fourth model in its I sub-brand range – the i4. This will be the first purely electrically-powered model for the premium mid-range with the functionality of a 4-door Gran Coupe and emissions-free mobility. More importantly, BMW […]

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