• Renault F1 Team targets 2011 as “comeback year”

    After a rollercoaster 2009, which saw the Renault F1 Team struggle with an uncompetitive car and the Crashgate scandal which saw team principal Flavio Briatore and technical chief Pat Symonds leave, paddock and fans were […]


  • Death of spectator marks start of Dakar 2010

    The 2010 Dakar Rally kicked off over the weekend in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but the opening day of racing was marred by the first death of a fan in four years. Unfortunate 28-year-old Natalia Sonia […]


  • Leaked Honda CR-Z screencaps and brochure!

    Here are some screenshots of a video featuring the production Honda CR-Z, which is due for a February 2010 launch in its home market. This green reincarnation of the CR-X comes with a hybrid powertrain […]


  • Naza in talks with GM to handle Chevrolet

    It was quite an open secret that Naza was looking to take over custody of the Chevrolet brand in Malaysia, even before the official break up announcement by DRB-HICOM and GM. So a Starbiz report […]


  • Alfa Romeo 159 price revised upwards

    Sime Darby Auto ConneXion, the company behind Ford, Land Rover and Alfa Romeo, has announced a new price for the Alfa Romeo 159. Available only in 2.2 JTS spec with Selespeed gearbox, it is now […]


  • Naza to launch eight models next year!

    The Naza Group targets to achieve sales of 25,970 units next year with major contribution coming from its Kia division. Joint executive chairman SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin broke down the 2010 sales target to 22,000 […]


  • Kia Borrego dropped from US lineup

    Kia has dropped the Borrego from its 2010 US lineup due to slow sales. The mid-sized (it’s considered full-sized elsewhere) SUV made its US debut late 2008, coinciding with high fuel prices and the financial […]


  • Saab deadline extended, factory up and running

    If the original December 31 deadline for negotiations holds through, Saab will be officially consigned to history come midnight. But it won’t, as General Motors has extended the deadline for a final offer from Spyker […]


  • VW and Suzuki to develop hybrids and EVs in India

    Following the purchase of 19.9% of Suzuki, Volkswagen has wasted little time in executing its masterplan. Back then, VW said: “both parties are focused on achieving synergies in the areas of rapidly growing emerging markets […]