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Mitsubishi presents next-gen SUV concepts in Beijing

The XR-PHEV Concept (left) and the GC-PHEV Concept at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show

The ongoing 2014 Beijing Auto Show saw Mitsubishi unveil two new concepts that look like what the brand’s next generation SUVs could look like – the GC-PHEV and the XR-PHEV concepts. While the GC-PHEV is a full sized SUV that incorporates a full-time four-wheel drive system, a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged MIVEC engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission, a high-output electric motor and a ... Read More »

Honda receives bookings for 10,000 units of all-new City

All-new Honda City

Since the launch of the all-new Honda City on March 20, Honda Malaysia has received 10,000 bookings, surpassing the previous record of 3,000 bookings within a month for the CR-V launched last year. Honda Malaysia said it will be able to complete all deliveries by the end of June despite the strong demand exceeding expectation. According to Honda, the newly ... Read More »

Citroen C-XR Concept in Beijing

CITROEN has introduced the C-XR Concept at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show to driven by the strong growth of the Chinese market. The new sports utility vehicle (SUV) highlights its comfort level  and technology efficiency. With a partnership between Citroen and the Dongfeng Motor Group, the C-XR  aims to win over  new customers in China where sales of nearly three ... Read More »

Nissan Lannia Concept

  NISSAN has introduced its Lannia Concept at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show, highlighting the lifestyle of China’s rising “post-80s” generation and as proof of its determination to lead the way in delivering Chinese customer aspirations. The “Energetic Sedan For Me” concept model carries specified character from Nissan’s design centre in China that opened a new studio in 2013. ... Read More »

Subaru Viziv 2 makes Asian debut

Subaru Visiv 2 Concept Cars Bikes Trucks

Celebrating its 10th anniversary into the Chinese market, Subaru’s hybrid power concept Viziv 2 made its Asian debut at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The next-generation future-oriented hybrid electric-petroleum crossover concept vehicle followed the successful launch of the Subaru Viziv at the 2013 Geneva International Auto Show and the Subaru Viziv Evolution at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. The Viziv ... Read More »

Volkswagen the Official Car for 8TV’s Let’s Cycle Programme

Volkswagen cars for 8TV's Let's Cycle

Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM) announced that 8TV’s latest eco-friendly themed reality TV programme; ‘Let’s Cycle’ will be using Volkswagen as the show’s official car. A total of four vehicles which include the locally assembled (CKD) Polo Sedan and the new Polo 1.6 along with the Cross Touran and the Tiguan will be provided by the (VGM) for the entire duration ... Read More »

BMW unveils all-new 420i Coupé

BMW 420i Coupe

BMW Group Malaysia has unveiled a new variant of the 4 Series Coupé, the all-new 420i Coupé, which the company believes will reinforce its position as Malaysia’s number one selling premium automotive brand. “We are confident that the all-new BMW 420i Coupé will continue to deliver stand-out dynamic ability and driving pleasure in abundance for our customers in Malaysia,” said ... Read More »

Suzuki to make hybrids in near future

Suzuki’s attempt at building a hybrid in the form of the Twin back in 2003 was not received very well.

By Benn Lim Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan announced last week that it plans to introduce an affordable, simplified gas-electric hybrid technology in its cars in the foreseeable future. This follows the footsteps of its counterparts at Toyota and Honda as well as Nissan to a certain extent, who are years ahead in the race for efficiency. Executive Vice President Osamu ... Read More »

Bentley debuts electric future in Beijing

Bentley Hybrid Concept

Bentley has unveiled the Bentley Hybrid Concept at the Beijing International Automotive show in a global debut, representing Bentley’s vision of a more powerful and even more efficient future. The Bentley Hybrid Concept is based on the flagship model, the Mulsanne, with copper being used as an exterior and interior styling element to highlight the car’s electrical veins from accents ... Read More »

Tesla to build cars in China

Tesla China

As its Model S goes on sale in the Chinese market next week, Tesla has set in stone one of the worse kept secrets in the industry; that it will build its electric cars in China in the next three to four years. Assembling its electric cars in China will provide the company with a foothold in the fastest-growing automotive ... Read More »