Ambassadorship done right

I’ve never been a fan of David Coulthard. Not after that rain-soaked race at Spa in 1998 when Michael Schumacher drove his Ferrari into...

Is the new Civic a ‘game changer’?

If you’ve somehow just woken up from a six-month hibernation, Honda Malaysia has been busy readying itself for the launch of the tenth generation...

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...

The great Volkswagen sell-out

While the Volkswagen brand in Malaysia has largely avoided the Dieselgate fall-out, its decade-old existence in Malaysia is hardly what one would term as...

Pick-up truck or car?

Attracted by duty-free prices and bang-for-buck proposition, quite a few acquaintances have over the last 10 years gleefully bought pick-up trucks to replace their...

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....

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...

Does WSBK have a future in Malaysia?

If you were at the Sepang F1 Circuit a couple of weekends ago, pat yourself on the back for making a great decision. You...

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...

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