Rolls-Royce Silver Ecstasy

Leading every Rolls-Royce for 110 years – the Spirit of Ecstasy

For the past 110 years, a woman has been leading Rolls-Royce cars, always slicing through the air in full view of the occupants and others on the road. The woman is referred to as the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ and has been a defining feature of the Rolls-Royce brand. It is one of the most famous, […]

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Evolution of the feature that has saved hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide

passive safety It is well known that a Swedish engineer, Nils Ivar Bohlin, who joined Volvo from the aircraft industry developed the 3-point safety belt that is common in every car today. And, though patented, Volvo generously allowed everyone else to follow the same design without any charge. It was a ‘gift to the world’ […]

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No replacement for displacement? Isuzu destroys that perception!

“There’s no replacement for displacement’ used to be the belief in the auto world, especially among enthusiasts as well as those who sold or used commercial vehicles. Back in the days before turbocharging was widely used, getting more power from an engine meant making it bigger. A larger displacement allowed more air and more fuel […]

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Review: 5 Reasons You Should Get The VW Tiguan Allspace R-Line

Nowadays, size matters. Well, at least for customers who need All that Space not just for a comfortable drive but also able to flash that made in Germany pride while carrying your family of seven along. However, it is no secret that one need to splash the cash to be able to afford a full-blown […]

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Signalling intentions for 90 years – the story of turn signals

Older drivers will remember the days when they had to use their own arms to signal when they were turning left or right. In case you don’t know, to indicate turning left, you moved your arm in a circle (outside the window of course). Thankfully, signal lights were invented and could be activated from the […]

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Mercedes-Benz simulator

Car manufacturers have the ultimate driving simulators

Sim racing has been growing in popularity and software developers have been challenged to come out with more and more realistic programs. The hardware has also become more sophisticated with expensive seats that can provide driving sensations and steering wheels with feedback. However, for most people, the simulations are still constrained by processing power and […]

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How the Proton X50 achieved the full 5-star rating from ASEAN NCAP

Car-buyers all over the world are always concerned about the safety standards of the car they are interested in getting. After all, they will be using it daily and while no one wants to have an accident, it can happen unexpectedly and when it does, that’s when the protective systems and engineering become vital in […]

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