• E70 BMW X5 3.0sd now available

    The new second generation E70 BMW X5 finally gets BMW’s award-winning twin turbodiesel 3.0 litre engine, making it the BMW X5 3.0sd the second and most powerful diesel variant positioned above the X5 3.0d. Diesel […]

     


  • Renault plans new plant in Indonesia

    Indonesia could gain yet another production plant, as Renault intends to set up an assembly line there for a van model that was unnamed in the report by Reuters, but examples of vans that include […]

     


  • New Ford Focus Artist’s Impression

    This is what the next Ford Focus might look like. The current Ford Focus being sold on our local shores was first introduced in 2004, and it’s about time for a mid-life facelift now instead […]

     


  • Thailand gives Malaysia AFTA rates, finally

    Thailand gives Malaysia AFTA rates, finally

    Thailand has finally granted Malaysian AFTA CEPT preferential rates, dropping tariffs for items coming into Thailand from Malaysia from 20% to 5%. Full details of this approval would be announced later by the Finance Ministry […]

     


  • Alfa Romeo 159 TI (Turismo Internazionale)

    The Alfa Romeo 159 has been graced with the famous TI badge. TI stands for Turismo Internazionale and both the sedan and Sportwagon 159 variants will have this new trim level in their range. The […]

     



  • Porsche dabbles in Touareg product planning

    There is a tussle in the boardroom of Volkswagen AG over the Porsche Cayenne and the Volkswagen Touareg. Porsche is using it’s majority stake shareholding to influence Volkswagen product planning and marketing, especially with it’s […]

     


  • New D2 Phaeton to be smaller than Audi A8

    Volkswagen’s new second generation Phaeton will be developed using Audi’s new MLP platform, and will be smaller than it’s stable-mate the Audi A8 in interests of product differentiation. The new Audi A8 will be revealed […]

     


  • Scion might develop Scion xP pick-up

    Toyota is considering adding a small monocoque two-door pick-up truck (think Proton Arena) to the Scion car line-up, which should fit right in to the whole youth and lifestyle angle of the Scion marque. Rumours […]