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Price of Hybrid Cars reduced after removal of excise duties under Malaysia Budget 2011

After the Malaysia Budget 2011 announcement, the removal of excise duties for hybrid cars means that the price tags of vehicles such as Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s Honda Civic Hybrid and UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd’s Toyota Prius could be slashed drastically. [singlepic id=1265 w=630 h= float=] [singlepic id=1303 w=630 h= float=] It is estimated that the Honda Civic Hybrid ...

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Google Road Testing Driverless Car with 2nd Generation Toyota Prius

Based on yesterday news, Google is road-testing cars that steer, stop and start without a human driver. Google is working on an automated / driverless car with the help of DARPA Challenge luminaries Chris Urmson and Anthony Levandowski. Mr. Urmson was the technical team leader on CMU’s 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge winning entry, whilst Mr. Levandowski built the world’s first ...

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Volkswagen to Increase Production in Germany

Volkswagen AG will expand vehicle and component production at their Germany plant in Wolfsburg and Kassel, Stuttgarter Zeitung reported. In the statement, Volkswagen will increase daily output of the Tiguan compact sport-utility vehicle in Wolfsburg to 1,000 units next year from 750 and build more two-way shift gearboxes at the Kassel plant, the newspaper said. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen, aiming to surpass ...

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Proton Recall Satria Neo & Gen2 2004-2008

Proton  recalls 16,000 cars over clock spring defect that has raised some safety concerns. The affected models are Proton Satria Neo and Proton Gen2 equipped with the auto-cruise function, manufactured between April, 2004 to June, 2008. In another words, most of the affected model are the H-Line models Auto models. What is Clock Spring? A Clock Spring  is located behind ...

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Car sales hit all time high in India again!

Car sales in India surged to a record for a second straight month in August on strong demand before the holiday season, despite rising prices and supply constraints. Figures released on last Thursday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed that car sales hit 160,794 vehicles in August, up 33.2 percent from the year before. Commercial vehicle sales totaled ...

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Toyota Prius Added Engine Sound

With accidents said to cause by the Toyota Prius being too quiet that pedestrians are not aware of there is actually a car near them. Toyota has come out with a solution for it. Yesterday, Toyota announced in Toyota City, Japan that from 30th August, Prius owner are able to purchase a device that stimulate the engine sound outside the ...

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Nissan Murano Facelift 2011

The new Nissan Murano facelift has officially revealed by Nissan. The 2nd Generation of of Nissan Murano is launched in 2008 and 2 years later a facelift for a year 2011 model Nissan Murano facelift. This facelift will firstly apply to the North American markets. [singlepic id=3738 w=630 h= float=center] It is still powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that ...

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Hyundai Malaysia Special Hari Raya Service Promotion

Hyundai Malaysia or rather known as Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd has launch a special promotion for Hyundai owners in conjunction of the Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Hyundai customers will benefit up 20% discount on selected car parts and 10 to 15% on labour charge.  Hyundai car will be service and inspected by certified Hyundai technicians using the latest diagnostic and ...

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