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Malaysia may be forced to charge a S$35 VEP for foreign vehicles

By Faiming_low on 18 Jan 2017 in Singapore car news, Other News

Attached Image Malaysia might be forced to begin charging a daily Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) fee of S$35 for foreign vehicles entering their country, according to its Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

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Madrid Mayor wants to ban all cars from the city

By Faiming_low on 17 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image City mayor Manuela Carmena said that she would love to have all private cars banned from Madrid by the time she leaves office in May 2019.

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The drive for cleaner air

By Faiming_low on 16 Jan 2017

Attached Image Motor vehicles account for 15 percent of the carbon emissions in Singapore.

The Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS) introduced in 2013 sought to curtail this with tax rebates and surcharges.

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Toyota Yaris facelifted in Japan

By Faiming_low on 15 Jan 2017 in New model

Attached Image Three years after we received the Toyota Yaris, Toyota has unveiled a facelifted version for its third generation model. It gains a few small visual change inside and out, a new hybrid variant and some safety improvements.

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Is the cheapest McLaren still faster than a GT-R or a NSX?

By Faiming_low on 14 Jan 2017

Attached Image Even though it is the cheapest McLaren you can buy, the 540C still has a good 533bhp. But is it enough to see off the Nissan GT-R and the Honda NSX in a drag race?

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Limited run Honda Civic Type R Black Edition debuts

By Faiming_low on 14 Jan 2017 in New model

Attached Image The Civic Type R production at Honda's factory is coming to an end and to commemorate it, the last cars coming out of the factory will be special.
civic, type r and 1 more...

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Upcoming Honda Civic Type R will only have a manual transmission

By Faiming_low on 13 Jan 2017 in New model

Attached Image Rumors have been circulating on the web that the upcoming Honda Civic Type R might be paired with a continuously variable transmission like its slower sibings, the Civic 1.5 Turbo.

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Is this going to be the facelifted Honda Mobilio?

By Faiming_low on 11 Jan 2017 in New model

Attached Image Honda's compact MPV, the Mobilio, has only been with us for less than two years but Honda looks like it is ready to present us with a facelifted version.

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Lancer to be axed in August in North America

By Faiming_low on 09 Jan 2017

Attached Image Don Swearingen, the Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Motors North America has announced that the company will be axing the long-serving Lancer in August. Introduced more than 10 years ago, the decision was taken long before Nissan took over the rein as parent company last year.

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Vehicle carbon emissions scheme under review

By Faiming_low on 09 Jan 2017 in Other blogs

Attached Image Cars are likely to have to be far cleaner than they are today to qualify for green incentives.

The Straits Times understands that the Government is reviewing the Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle Scheme (CEVS), which currently dispenses rebates or surcharges according to how much carbon dioxide (CO2) a car or taxi emits.
carbon, emissions and 2 more...

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Subaru WRX and WRX STi refreshed

By Faiming_low on 08 Jan 2017 in New model

Attached Image With the next generation Impreza already out, Subaru has likely given its current generation WRX and WRX STi a slight nip and tuck before it is phased out.

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Proton set to receive help from three auto firms soon

By Faiming_low on 07 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image Three major automotive brands, Geely, PSA Group and Renault have been rumored to put in firm offers for a possible stake in Proton in exchange for some technology and parts sharing according the New Straits Times.

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What happens if you throw out your smart key fob while driving

By Faiming_low on 05 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image It is now very common to have cars that don't require a proper key to lock or unlock the doors and start the engine. While we believe the bulk of us would leave the smart key fob in our pockets, some of us would prefer to throw it inside the armrest, or into the cup holder or another storage place before driving off.

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MINI John Cooper Works GP will come within the next couple of years

By Faiming_low on 05 Jan 2017 in New model

Attached Image MINI fans who want the best Cooper S variant will want the John Cooper Works (JCW) GP. The good news is that the car is already in the works but it won't be ready anytime soon.
mini, mini john cooper works gp and 2 more...

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Disney awarded damages for Chinese copy of 'Cars'

By Faiming_low on 04 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image A shanghai court has awarded damages to Disney and Pixar animation after a Chinese film illegally used characters and posters from its 'Cars' animation film.
disney, cars, film, chinese and 1 more...

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Subaru to debut BRZ STI Sport concept at 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon

By Deeq on 03 Jan 2017 in New model, Concept cars, Motorshow

Attached Image Subaru and its official performance arm STI have an interesting concept based on the BRZ due for a reveal at the upcoming 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon.

The concept is called the BRZ STI Sport and is described as a more mature take on the Subaru sports car.
subaru, brz, brz sti sport and 3 more...

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New Mitsubishi ASX spotted in the wild

By Faiming_low on 01 Jan 2017

Attached Image An image of the next generation Mitsubishi ASX taken somewhere in Japan by a motorist gives us some clues how the new compact SUV will look like.

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Volkswagen to recruit 1000 IT professionals

By Deeq on 01 Jan 2017 in Other News

Attached Image The Volkswagen Group is set to hire over 1000 IT professionals over the next three years as it seeks to shore up its technological and autonomous future.

IT experts from industries as diverse as gaming and big data research will be hired to expand and develop the Group’s push into artificial intelligence, big data, virtual reality, smart production and connectivity.

Group board member Dr Karlheinz Blessing said the company intended to reinforce its existing IT team with “people who want to shape the future of mobility”.
volkswagen, it professionals and 1 more...

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Honda Civic Type R goes head on with NSX

By Faiming_low on 31 Dec 2016 in Videos

Attached Image The Honda Civic Type R is one of the fastest front wheel drive hatchback money can buy now. Packing a 306bhp 2.0-litre four cylinder turbocharged engine, the hot hatch is able to dispense the century sprint in a brisk 5.7 seconds. But if you put it against its supercar sibling, the hybrid all wheel drive 573bhp NSX, how will it do?

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Two Ford Mustangs create the world's 'largest tire mark image'

By Faiming_low on 29 Dec 2016 in Videos

Attached Image Two Ford Mustangs have broken the Guinness World Record for making the 'largest tire mark image' in Saudi Arabia. Achieved by AlJazirah Vehicles Agencies and AlJazirah Ford Racing, they made used of two modified RTR-D Ford Mustangs for the drift record attempt.




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