SEAT and Lamborghini factories switch from making cars to vital medical equipment

If you follow news (and who does not?) about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that has swept the planet, you will read about the urgent need by hospitals in every country for medical equipment. The number of cases has been growing very, very fast – in some countries, it doubles every 3 days. Thousands of patients […]

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PLUSRonda celebrates 30 years of service to highway travellers

The 772-km North-South Expressway (NSE) which runs along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia was opened in 1982 and completed in stages by 1994. From the start, the standards of highway maintenance and safety were high, in line with international standards. Vehicles could travel speedily (up to the maximum limit of 110 km/h) along the […]

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PDRM Roadblock

Expect stricter enforcement of the Movement Control Order from tomorrow

The purpose of the Movement Control Order (MCO) has been to limit movement of people so as to cut back the transmission of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Close contact allows the virus to spread and from just one infected person, hundreds more can be infected. Today would have been the last day of the Movement Control […]

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Perodua and Naza Group contribute to ‘war effort’ against COVID-19

Perodua recently provided additional support for the ongoing efforts of the staff at the Sungai Buloh Hospital which has been designated a major medical facility to handle COVID-19 cases. The carmaker sent 150 mattresses, 200 pillows and 250 pairs of rubber shoes to the hospital for use in its war against the coronavirus pandemic. Paying […]

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First look at the hydrogen fuel cell powertrain being developed by BMW and Toyota

Besides collaborating on the BMWZ4 and Toyota Supra, the BMW Group and Toyota have been working together on fuel cell technology. As Toyota has already commercialised a fuel cell vehicle (the Mirai), it can offer a good deal of knowledge and information to developing the alternative powertrain technology. “We are convinced that various alternative powertrain […]

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Mercedes-AMG HPP

F1 community provides expertise to develop life-saving breathing aids

A breathing aid that can help keep COVID-19 patients out of intensive care, adapted by mechanical engineers at University College London (UCL) and clinicians at UCL Hospital (UCLH) working with Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (Mercedes-AMG HPP), has been approved for use in the Britain’s National Health Service (NHS). The breathing aid, known as Continuous Positive […]

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Proton X70

Proton provides 50 units of X70 to Ministry of Health for frontliners in the war against COVID-19

Like Geely Auto, its sister company in the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, Proton has also been contributing to the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus. With the frontliners being the vital force in this battle, Proton has provided 50 vehicles to the Malaysian Ministry of Health for its use. The vehicles, all Proton X70s, will primarily […]

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2020 Genesis G80

All-new Genesis G80 makes global debut – online

Even with the COVID-19 pandemic on, Genesis (Hyundai Motor’s luxury division) has not postponed one of the major activities it would have planned long before the pandemic started: the launch of its all-new G80 executive sedan. The original plan may have been to have the global debut in America but since that is not practical […]

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Pirelli Track Adrenaline system

Pirelli’s Track Adrenaline system can make you a better driver on the track

Track Adrenaline, a system from Pirelli, gives track day enthusiasts and driving schools a way analyse their driving style. At the same time, they can also learn how to best to manage tyres as sensors assess the conditions of the tyres such as pressure and temperature. Track Adrenaline includes a high-precision GPS and an App […]

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