Author: Izzat

Volkswagen Autonomy To Develop Self-driving System

Although autonomous driving is not-to-distant into the future, self-driving cars are still being tried and tested by various Automotive big names. One such big name is Volkswagen, which has just established its subsidiary Volkswagen Autonomy to develop autonomous driving cars. Volkswagen Autonomy will be based in Munich, Wolfsburg, the Silicon Valley, and China. The sites in Germany would come up first then the U.S. in 2020 and China in 2021. The Volkswagen Autonomy sites, known as a center of excellence for autonomous driving from Level 4, will serve to build up know-how within VW and bring a self-driving system... Read More

Bred for One Purpose: Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo

Ferrari has introduced the 488 Challenge Evo at last weekend’s Finali Mondiali at the Mugello Circuit. The Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo has been fitted with an Evo kit that increases the car’s overall performance and much-improved handling. In order words, maximizing aerodynamics for higher downforce and vehicle dynamics. In addition, new Pirellis are standard to identify it as racetrack-ready. The 488 Challenge Evo E-Diff3 and F1-TCS control systems based on the Side Slip Control (SSC) now come with dedicated settings. This helps maximizing agility in cornering and traction on exit. The Ferrari 488 Challenge Evo styling Styling has to... Read More

World Debut of The All-New Honda Jazz

The New-generation Honda Jazz (Fit) takes the limelight at Tokyo Motor Show with a world premiere. For the first time, the New Jazz features a two-motor hybrid powertrain which makes it more EV-like. The move to make hybrid powertrain standard for the Jazz is in line with the European markets’ demand for electrified powertrains by 2022. With an e.HEV badge, the New Jazz is the first model to carry “Honda e:Technology” branding. Future electrified Honda cars will follow suit. A new variant called the Crosstar is introduced to the Jazz line-up, The Jazz Crosstar has a crossover look, with... Read More

New Mazda MX-30 EV World Debuts

After several weeks of anticipation, Mazda has lifted the covers off its first mass-produced Electric Vehicle (EV) at the Tokyo Motor Show. Codenamed MX-30, the brand’s first EV is the third new-generation model. The initial roll-out will be for the European markets. As with all Mazdas, the MX-30 is made with a thought to bond between driver and machine. In other words, that ‘Jinba-Ittai’ feel. With the KODO – Soul of Motion intact, the MX-30 bears stark resemblance to the CX range and is based on the concept of ‘Human Modern’ design cues. The new Mazda EV is an... Read More

Keep Your Engine Cool With Petronas Syntium With °Cooltech™

Petronas unveils its new range of lubricants in Malaysia Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia (PLMM) today introduced a new range of PETRONAS Syntium with °Cooltech™ lubricants formulated to fight against excessive engine heat for better engine performance and efficiency. “The new range stands to capture the growing market as we tap into previously underserved, cutting-edge segment. Coupled with our experience in working with the best in motorsports, the Formula One race, we have developed a formulation that focuses on optimising engine performance for both gas fuel and hybrid vehicles,” said Dato’ Sri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir, PETRONAS Dagangan... Read More


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