Kop Khun Krap, Dr M

In 1983, my mother bought a brand new Toyota Corolla for the princely sum of RM18,000. On a global scale, the price differentiation was between...

Defending the indefensible

Picked up a Volkswagen Passat for test a few weeks ago. Not the new B8, but the still-on-sale B7. Mostly, I was curious to...

The why and what of Countersteer

If you love driving, you’d remember the day when you earned your license. In my case, it wasn't a special day by any stretch of the imagination. I...

Car prices: Brace for impact

Despite the country being shrouded in haze, the vibes sent out by the big three Japanese brands are clear: car prices are going up....

Last kopek!

When I was 4 years old, I tried to ‘drive’ my mother’s Volkswagen Beetle. I got as far as starting it before our eagle-eyed...

Securing your child’s life

Woke up this morning and came across the news of another fatal road accident involving a baby, the tragic end seemingly not unlike the much publicised case...

Why did Volkswagen cheat?

I have to say that it’s gripping stuff watching the Volkswagen diesel scandal unfold in the last few days. The CEO has called time...

When will car prices go up?

At the launch of the locally assembled BMW X6 last week, we managed to posed a question to the Managing Director of BMW Malaysia, Alan...

When hype and reality collide

My review of the Porsche Macan was nearly a year ago. You can sense the reservations I felt at the time towards the Porsche. It...

The BMW Decade: Has the weissbier stopped flowing?

The earth shook slightly on the 13th of May in Munich when Harald Krueger officially took over as Chairman of the Board of Management and...

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