PETRONAS to end sponsorship of Mercedes-AMG F1 team after 2021 season

The PETRONAS name will be absent from the racing cars of the successful Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 team after this year’s championship ends. It has been confirmed that the team, which has won 7 world championships, will no longer have Malaysia’s national oil corporation as its title sponsor. This comes after over 10 years of association […]

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Brembo becomes technical partner for Gran Turismo with performance parts to be available in GT7 (w/VIDEO)

Today’s videogames have superior realism that they can even be used for global racing championships which thousands participate in. Even the FIA, the world motorsport governing body, has recognised simulation videogames, terming them as ‘digital motorsports’. One of the companies that has been constantly pushing the edge of the simulation envelope further has been Polyphony […]

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3 Malaysians to compete in the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT CUP ASIA sim races this evening

Malaysia will once again have entrants in the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT CUP ASIA event which will be broadcast at 6:30 pm today. The event, organized by Toyota Motor Asia Pacific, will see Team Malaysia going up against the region’s elite racers from Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, India and Taiwan for a chance to become […]

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2022 Lexus LX 600

All-new LX 600 begins new generation of Lexus SUV flagship

Given the price of petrol these days, the biggest SUVs only appeal to customers in places like the Middle East and USA where big engines are still acceptable. So for the all-new Lexus LX 600, the Middle East was chosen as the location from which the new flagship of the brand’s SUV range was revealed […]

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F1/Round 16: Highlights & Provisional Results For 2021 Turkish Grand Prix

Rain was falling as the cars lined up, Valtteri Bottas in front with Max Verstappen alongside and the fastest driver in qualifying – Lewis Hamilton – down in 11th spot as he had to take a grid penalty for the engine component change. The wet conditions were expected to remain throughout the race. The Mercedes-AMG […]

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Toyota Mirai sets a Guinness World Record for longest range with a fuel cell electric vehicle

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and from it, electricity can be created using a technology from the space program – the fuel cell. Through a chemical reaction with oxygen, electrical energy can be produced with only water as a by-product. The fuel cell is therefore a strong candidate to power electric […]

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Lunaz Aston Martin DB6 EV

Lunaz turns 1960s Aston Martin DB6 into electric sportscar for more than US$1 million

With the latest James Bond movie being in the news as it is about to be released worldwide, there is more than usual awareness of Aston Martin which has a number of cars used in the movie ‘No Time to Die’. The carmaker has been publicising its association with the secret agent for decades and […]

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Mazda to complete electrification of products by 2030, with major focus on European markets

Mazda Motor Corporation will be expanding its SUV line-up from 2022 onwards. While  the popular CX-5 will remain one of the core models globally, alongside with models such as the CX-30, the company has finalised development of additional models in the Large Product Group. These models, including two new ones – the CX-60 and CX-80 […]

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Innovative new process at BMW Group factory allows personalisation in painting (w/VIDEO)

Since the days of Henry Ford who said ‘you can have your car in any colour you want as long as it’s black’, the process of painting a car constantly evolved. In the earliest days, the work was done manually and took around 40 days to complete painting a car. Today, with automated processes using […]

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