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Blog posts December 2018

PLUS confirms CIMB arbitration notice, but says its RFID doesn’t breach any agreement, won’t back down

Yesterday, it was reported that Touch ‘n Go parent company CIMB Group Holdings had filed a notice of arbitration dated December 17 against PLUS in a bid to stop the highway concessionaire from introducing its own radio-frequency identification (RFID) toll collection system.

According to CIMB, PL…

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Gallery: Proton X70 first official photos, Proton’s first ever SUV

This is it folks, fresh from the floors of Proton Design studio, the first-ever Proton SUV. It is officially named as the Proton X70, the first alphanumeric naming sequence for the national carmaker which will spearhead the naming logic for future Proton models.

Based on the highly successful Geely B…

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Kryotec – the Engine That Will Power the Tata Harrier

Just when we thought Tata was only focusing on the Tigor facelift, the company released some information of the engine that will power their new Harrier SUV. What essentially is a modified version of Fiat’s Multijet engine, this two-litre turbocharged oil burner is also seen on the Jeep Compass SU…

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Car Wars Helps Dealership Phone Handlers Focus on Facial Expression

Car Wars just released another groundbreaking feature to add to its suite of services: Facial Expression Detection. The feature can detect a salespers…

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GALLERY: Turbofans, Mags, And More From The World Of Rennsport Wheels

Photography by Alex Sobran

A T-shirt that says “No Fuchs Given” in capital letters down the front of it is preteen humor in car pun form. It would be funnier if it just spelled the naughty word out normally and kept a stylized rendering of the famous five-spoke wheel be…

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PSA set to make key decisions about its return to U.S. sales

PARIS -- PSA Group's methodical return to North America so far has been marked by futuristic steps into mobility services.

Now, it's about to get more traditional.

In the coming months, the French automaker will make key decisions about how it will distribute and sell cars, CEO…

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Porsche 935 Makes Surprise Debut at Rennsport Reunion VI

We’re in the middle of Rennsport Reunion VI, an over-the-top celebration of everything Porsche that takes place every other year. And while we knew Porsche planned to reveal something new, there was no way we could have predicted it would be a new 935.

That’s right. There’s a new 935, and it’s not …

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2018 Ford Figo Aspire touchscreen spied – Honda Amaze, Maruti Dzire rival

2018 Ford Figo Aspire sedan has entered production at the company plant in Sanand, Gujarat. Due for launch in India on the 4th October, this new sedan has been spotted completely undisguised for the first time on video. Set to come in with both exterior and interior updates, the new Ford Figo Aspire…

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2019 Porsche 911: images of new '992' model leak

Despite the added weight of the lithium ion battery, the hybrid’s greater low-rev torque will allow for a sub-3.0sec 0-62mph time similar to the current Turbo S’s. That model is expected to be priced similarly to the £147,540 current Turbo S. 

The Carrera 4 E-Hybrid will be pitched at a simila…

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New Giulia Super And Gmünd 356 Prints From Guy Allen Have Been Added To The Shop

Find the latest work from Guy Allen and more artists in the Petrolicious Shop

Guy Allen is an experienced illustrator whose background in graphic design has played off his interest in interesting cars to give us a collection of artwork that’s among the best contemporary stuff out there,…

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Let It Bleed: General Motors Recall Targets ZF Brakes

General Motors has recalled over 210,000 late-model sedans and crossovers in the U.S. and over 19,000 north of the border after discovering the potential for a braking issue. The automaker blames the issue on rear brake calipers supplied by ZF, which can also be found on vehicles built by Volkswage…

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