Category: Auto

Nasim announces all-new Peugeot 2008 Urban SUV’s arrival

In anticipation of its official debut in the country, Nasim is kicking off the new year with a preview drive of its new Compact Urban SUV, Peugeot 2008. The spanking new Peugeot 2008 initially arrived in the country in time for last December’s KLIMS ’13 (Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2013) and immediately received very encouraging response from the general public. It took up a hundred plus bookings in the ten days of KLIMS.

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Chevrolet cars get 4G LTE connection by middle of the year

From the mid-year, Chevrolet is inputing the OnStar 4G LTE built-in Wi-Fi hotspot in selected variant as announced at the 2014 CES in Las Vegas. The Chevrolet Corvette, Impala, Malibu and Volt variants will be enabled with in-vehicle high-speed data services, courtesy of AT&T. Chevrolet’s 4G LTE launch coincides with the 10th hardware generation of OnStar, a service that debuted in GM vehicles in 1996.

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Lotus kicks off new year with showcase of its race cars at 2014 Autosport exhibition

Lotus is lining up an Elise S Cup R alongside its existing Exiges V6 Cup, Cup R and the Evora GT4 at the upcoming Autosport Show in Birmingham, 9 – 12 January. The British Compact Sports cars marque is utilizing the Birmingham show to exhibit its race cars specifically for its one-day driving experience or the comprehensive driver training, Lotus Driving Academy.

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BMW i3 production variant garners accolades in the UK

BMW UK completed 2013 with several core engagements which included an update on its production electric vehicle, the BMW i3, and the upbeat trend of its best selling compact sedan, the 3 Series. On the interior amenities side, the Munich-based marque set an M laptimer iPhone app straight and introduced Music streaming service rara via the BMW ConnectedDrive.

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Shell Helix’s Driven to Extremes World Championship ends on a high note

The recent Shell Helix Driven to Extremes World Championship South African edition saw the Dutch Oil & Gas company treated 190 participants and guests from 23 countries to an unforgettable adventure on wheels and more. Multiple country contestants including the six winning entries from Malaysia joined in the festivities of the Shell Helix Driven to Extremes competition in Cape Town.

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Mazda to exhibit next-generation car connectivity at its inaugural CES participation

  At the 2014 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mazda will be exhibiting its next-generation car connectivity system, the Mazda Connect. The CES descends on the City of Sin from 7 – 10 January and showcases a myriad of breakthrough consumer electronics, gadgets and technologies. Last year, the CES had approximately 3,000 exhibitors and was visited by more than 152,000 attendees through the four-day exhibition, according to the CEA. Mazda Connect already instilled in the new Mazda3 The Mazda Connect, a next-generation car connectivity system, is already a regular fixture in the all-new Mazda3. And just for the CES, the Hiroshima-based marque will introduce an application platform that encourages the development of applications for use in vehicles. This will be the first time Mazda partakes in the CES. Mazda Connect is designed to offer the convenience and fun of your smart phone in a form that is safe and appropriate for in-vehicle use. At CES, Mazda will display its new-generation Human Machine Interface (HMI), developed with safety as its top priority to allow the driver to deal with a wide variety of information while behind the wheel. The HMI minimizes the amount of time the driver’s eyes are off the road, and includes a 7-inch center display offering maximum legibility, a Commander Control designed to be operated entirely by feel, and an Active Driving Display or... Read More

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