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....

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...

Culture maketh the brand

Does your car’s country of origin matter? There’s a direct relationship between national car brands and what people think of a country and vice-versa,...

Volvo design: Pushing the right buttons?

Are we ready to say goodbye to buttons and knobs?

No resting on laurels

Sometimes, a succession of killer products can propel a brand to the top of the charts, but staying there is another matter altogether. In...

Remember Volkswagen?

Politics should not be allowed to get in the way of a Proton deal again.

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...

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...

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...

GE14: Between a rock and a hard place

Choosing to start a 'new Proton' shouldn't be an option on the ballot.

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