Borgward BX5 SUV begins CKD meeting, This fall deliveries

The Borgward BX5 first made its look in Malaysia in left-hand-drive type final April, and was initially set for a launch that following September. The agency introduced the BX5 was within the means of acquiring last approval from the federal government, and its most up-to-date Fb publish says that the Malaysian market will see locally-assembled items of the SUV within the fourth quarter of this 12 months. Borgward’s engineers, technical assist and manufacturing staff have commenced semi-automated take a look at runs for the meeting of the BX5, the social media publish stated. The BX5 is a five-seater SUV which measures four,490 mm lengthy, 1,877 mm extensive and 1,675 mm tall with a 2,685 mm wheelbase. The Malaysian Borgward web site reveals three trim ranges for the right-hand-drive BX5, particularly Trend, Luxurious and Particular Version. The previous lists a 1.four litre turbocharged petrol engine with 150 PS at 5,500 rpm....





Proton organises advertising competitors for college college students, centred across the Proton X70 SUV

Proton has organised a nationwide competitors for college college students, difficult them to provide you with probably the most inventive strategy to market the Proton X70. The automaker says that it’s searching for to search out college students with management qualities to steer significant advertising campaigns for the SUV. The “Intelligence that Evokes Problem” competitors goals to search out out not simply how inventive younger minds are at arising with advertising concepts for an automotive topic, however may also discover their execution capabilities almost about large-scale advertising campaigns. The competition – which is organised in partnership with the schooling ministry – started in April and can run till end-July, and is split into three levels – an Elimination Spherical, Semi-Last and Last. A complete of 51 groups from 20 establishments of upper studying throughout the nation registered for the competitors. The preliminary stage required the groups to develop a advertising....



New Peugeot 2008 revealed as extra grown-up crossover SUV

The primary all-electric Peugeot SUV features i-cockpit inside upgrades, modernised styling The all-new 2008 will introduce a completely electrical mannequin to Peugeot’s burgeoning SUV line-up for the primary time. The brand new automotive, which is able to arrive within the UK early subsequent 12 months, is 140mm longer than its predecessor and 20mm decrease. At four.3m, the brand new 2008 is now solely 150mm shorter than the bigger 3008 SUV. A 60mm longer wheelbase helps enhance boot house by 10 litres as much as 434 litres throughout all variations together with the electrical e-2008, whereas additionally rising rear passenger legroom over the outgoing mannequin. Sitting on Peugeot’s CMP (Frequent Modular Platform) structure, which additionally underpins the upcoming 208 and Vauxhall Corsa superminis, in addition to the present DS three Crossback, the brand new 2008 will launch within the UK with a well-known line-up of PSA petrol engines, in addition to....





2020 Peugeot e-2008 prototype

Pre-production electrical small SUV will get welcome inside upgrades and considerably extra space Beneath the plastic bag shrouds and dazzle camouflage is Peugeot’s new compact crossover, which is codenamed P24. Nonetheless, to you and me it’s the forthcoming 2008, because of hit UK showrooms someday in 2020. Aiming to construct on the success of the model’s bigger 3008 and 5008 SUV fashions, the 2008 has gone pretty radical and adopted the most recent CMP structure. Not solely does this imply extra security and house, it permits Peugeot to supply a pure electrical model, which is what we drive right here – albeit in pre-production guise. Clearly the garish paint job means we will’t decide the seems (though Peugeot has now revealed the completed article), however it’s potential to see the brand new 2008 is an even bigger automobile than it’s predecessor. But whereas it’s longer and wider than earlier than,....



Sedans are a best choice amongst youthful patrons, survey finds

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan is doubling down on sedans with a rising international lineup of all-new fashions as analysis reveals the section retains sturdy enchantment – particularly for youthful patrons. Amongst drivers who don’t personal a sedan, 75% would take into account shopping for one now or sooner or later, in response to a latest Nissan survey of automobile homeowners and would-be patrons around the globe. For millennials, the quantity rises to eight in 10.1 Nissan is introducing a collection of recent sedan fashions globally that cater to those potential prospects. Sixty years after launching the Skyline, the corporate is continuous to reinvent sedans with daring new designs, the most recent superior security applied sciences, and fuel-efficient powertrains. “Our latest sedans communicate on to the wants of patrons, notably younger individuals who could also be seeking to purchase their first automobile,” stated Ivan Espinosa, Nissan’s company vice chairman of world....





2019 BMW three Collection vs 2019 Mercedes C-Class

The rivalry between the BMW three Collection and the Mercedes C-Class is the automotive equal of the rivalry between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. The stakes are totally different, certain, however there are not any two fashions which might be linked to at least one one other than the three Collection and the C-Class. It’s becoming, too, that simply as Mercedes unveiled the 2019 C-Class just a few months in the past, it didn’t take BMW lengthy to roll out the next-generation three Collection. With each fashions providing one thing new to the desk, it’s solely becoming that we examine each fashions to see which one has the sting over the opposite.



Audi S7 vs BMW eight Collection Gran Coupe

There are few luxurious vehicles in the marketplace as fairly as the brand new Audi S7. Now in its second era, the S7 is an absolute stunner and one of many sexiest vehicles on the highway. Hell, even the usual A7 is attractive. In its phase, it’s the perfect trying automobile, higher even than the very fairly Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the funky trying Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door. Nonetheless, a brand new competitor has simply been revealed that may really be even prettier — the BMW eight Collection Gran Coupe. Just like the Audi S7, the eight Collection Gran Coupe is a four-door “coupe”, with a sweeping roofline and attractive styling. In contrast to the S7, although, the eight Collection Gran Coupe is definitely primarily based on a Coupe, whereas the Audi S7 is simply a sedan. The brand new BMW eight Collection Coupe is a really fairly automobile and one we’ve....





BMW completes eight Sequence vary with new four-door Gran Coupé

Prolonged eight Sequence will tackle the Porsche Panamera and Audi A7 New eight Sequence Gran Coupé will go on sale within the UK this September with selection of straight-six and V8 engines BMW has rounded out its new eight Sequence line-up with the Gran Coupé. The brand new four-door eight Sequence will go on sale in September after a Frankfurt motor present debut, priced from £69,340.  The Gran Coupé joins the eight Sequence Coupé and Convertible with a line-up that can comprise six-cylinder and V8 fashions, together with the fast new 516bhp M850i xDrive Gran Coupé. The eight Sequence Gran Coupé replaces the discontinued 6 Sequence Gran Coupé in a rising market phase that can place it up towards high-end variations of the Audi A7 and Mercedes-Benz CLS, in addition to the Porsche Panamera.  At 5082mm lengthy, 1932mm vast and 1407mm tall, the eight Sequence Gran Coupé is 239mm longer,....



12 Necessary Details You Have to Know in regards to the Mercedes EQC

The Mercedes-Benz EQC in opposition to something Tesla. Tesla will not be all although. The EQC will enter the ring in opposition to the I-Tempo, in opposition to the Audi E-tron Quattro, and in opposition to the upcoming BMW iX3. That’s the playground for the costly, but, it appears, extremely common electrical SUVs. Can’t even think about what sort of bloodshed we should always anticipate to see within the close to future. No matter this, these are a very powerful info in regards to the Mercedes-Benz EQC.





Peugeot-Citroen plans to localise engine and gearbox manufacturing in Russia

🔊 Hearken to this   Finmarket.- The French automotive producer Peugeot-Citroen PSA intends to localise the manufacturing of engines and gearboxes in Russia, inside the framework of the deliberate SPIC, as advised by the Govt Chairman of PSA Group: Yanik Bezar throughout an interview with Vedomosti. Bezar has not disclosed the quantity of funding inside the scope of the SPIC, however, including that the appliance continues to be pending. “Nonetheless, the essence is as follows: We plan to develop the mannequin vary of the cars manufactured in Kaluga. We’ve already talked about Opel. We additionally plan to launch the manufacturing of the four×four model of Peugeot Knowledgeable, Peugeot Traveller, Citroen Jumpy and Citroen SpaceTourer, with a view to meet the circumstances of Russia. An funding in a brand new platform in Kaluga can be inside our plans. Engine manufacturing shall be localised and we’re not speaking about meeting solely. Mechanical....



U.S. soccer star Mia Hamm groups up with Volkswagen to encourage younger girls

Mia Hamm with the staff. Mia Hamm – probably the most vital and influential feminine athletes of all time — dropped in and shocked a women’ soccer staff in Palo Alto, Calif. The five-time U.S. Soccer Participant of the yr, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Soccer Corridor of Famer was invited by Volkswagen of America to crash the ladies’ observe, prepare with the squad and supply recommendation to the following technology of younger feminine soccer gamers. Hamm, who retired in 2004 because the main objective scorer – male or feminine – on the earth, performed an integral position in popularizing the game and altering the standing of the ladies’s athletics again within the late-1990s. Her position within the record-setting 1999 Girls’s World Cup paved the way in which for right now’s powerhouse staff. For weeks, Volkswagen of America – who’s the presenting sponsor of U.S. Soccer – and Palo Alto....





What To Count on

Renault India has been engaged on to fill the white areas in its product line-up and we knew price range MPV was beneath analysis. The Renault Triber has been within the works for fairly a while and at last will probably be making its first public look at present. There have been a lot of anticipations in regards to the new product ever since we noticed its first set of spy footage and all of us have been searching for for extra particulars. carandbike did handle to get some unique data from Renault about its third-row seating which is without doubt one of the most vital features of this MPV. Nonetheless, there’s a lot to be revealed and all of us are ready for the main points. In the meantime, let’s take a look at what all we all know to date. Additionally Learn: Renault Triber MPV Teased Forward Of Its....



Tesla rolls out new racing recreation, releases invitations for Tesla Arcade occasions

Tesla has launched a fairly cool and humorous industrial for one in all its latest in-car options: Tesla Arcade, particularly, Seashore Buggy Racing 2, which takes the place of Pole Place, a racing recreation that was retired just a few months again. So what precisely is Tesla Arcade? Based mostly on the video shared by the corporate, Tesla Arcade is the corporate’s TeslAtari Easter Egg turned as much as 11. The brief clip of Tesla’s new racing recreation won’t look misplaced beside among the most compelling ads been launched by different carmakers. Later tweets from the official Tesla Twitter account have additionally indicated that Seashore Buggy Racing 2 is beginning to roll out to the corporate’s electrical vehicles at the moment. Your subsequent charging session goes to be SO MUCH FUN pic.twitter.com/5YzSL36kCC— Tesla (@Tesla) June 18, 2019 Aside from the discharge of Seashore Buggy Racing 2, Tesla can also be....





FCA engineers its future with scholar expertise

Ed. be aware: This marks the sixth consecutive 12 months FCA US has hosted Check & Tune, an occasion that helps engineering college students put together for car-building competitions staged by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Greater than 250 college students from greater than 20 faculties within the U.S. and Canada descended on our world-renowned proving grounds to check their mettle as FCA US engineers provided assist and recognized potential recruits. For firms like FCA US, expertise is essential to a profitable future. It’s not sufficient anymore to simply arrange a sales space at a profession convention or distribute brochures at a job truthful. In the present day’s expertise market calls for new and extra inventive methods to have interaction with, establish and recruit high expertise that can preserve your organization and merchandise related sooner or later. Among the many essential actions are occasions comparable to Check & Tune. As....



Jeep Gladiator Maximus 1000 by Hennessey

Jeep stored us ready for nearly three many years to deliver out the Gladiator. It launched the idea truck again in 2005, however the production-spec truck was launched this yr. Nonetheless, it was well worth the wait as a result of Jeep managed to create an all-round truck that may very well be used as a daily-driver, as an off-roader, and in addition as a piece truck. Nonetheless, that Gladiator couldn’t be thought-about a ’beast’ in any sense. It neither appeared intimidating, nor had the firepower to make folks’s jaws drop. However Hennessey Efficiency was fast to work on this and determined to shut in on the one factor that the unique Gladiator was not. Hennessey has unveiled the alter-ego model of the Jeep Gladiator beneath the 2020 Hennessey Maximus 1000 Jeep Gladiator Truck moniker. The tuner determined to not make this a typical providing and introduced that solely 24....





2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer – GM’s latest SUV Slotted Between Trax and Equinox Fashions

The upcoming 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer is without doubt one of the greatest off-road choices within the SUV phase. Trailblazer is also referred to as the “Colorado 7”. It seems rugged and it comes with a daring design. This mannequin slots between the Trax and Equinox fashions. Trailblazer stopped with the manufacturing in 2009. Now, Trailblazer is again as a part of the Normal Motors’ SUV lineup. The brand new mannequin seems like a smaller model of the Blazer crossover. Chevrolet didn’t specify actual particulars about new 2021 Trailblazer. Nonetheless, it did point out excellent security ranking and quite a few driver-assistance options. A sporty RS trim will probably be within the supply as nicely. Exterior Facelift The outside of the 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer will put on an organization’s well-known design language. Firm’s representatives confirmed that the brand new Trailblazer will proceed with the Chevy’s design language. This SUV will look....



A Full Listing

Scorching hatches have a significant drawback on their fingers. Maybe one they will be unable to beat. Ever. That is the plot: You’re in your late twenties or early thirties, and also you need one thing mad, rowdy, and catchy for your self, however, as common, the funds is a bit tight. A scorching hatch appears to be the right match to your dream Sunday morning stint within the mountains (or the occasional unlawful drag race in the course of the evening down in Mexico.) Lots of “hothatchness” now resides within the 300 horsepower vary, can hit 60 mph in low 5 sec (some even faster) and have options with unusual names like torque vectoring, damper management, dual-axis struts, and titanium exhausts. Good! You’ll purchase one and be glad for a short time. Nonetheless, after you really discover out that you just do not need the time to go to....





The BMW X3 M proves Audi wants the RS Q5 quickly

As of but, there’s been no Audi Sport model of the Q5 SUV. There’s been two iterations of the SQ5, a barely hotter model of the usual crossover, however by no means a full-on RS Q5. Nevertheless, we all know that extra Audi Sport SUVs are on their approach and the RS Q5 will likely be one in all them. And Audi goes to want it as a result of there’s yet one more participant on the town and it appears significantly good — the BMW X3 M. We haven’t pushed the BMW X3 M simply but however now we have truly been for a journey in it. At a BMW press launch a number of months again, we had the possibility to take a shotgun journey within the X3 M on monitor, with a pro-driver on the helm. It’s ferociously quick and much more succesful than a crossover has....



Mercedes-AMG unveiled GT Roadster UK specification & pricing

Vary-topping 577bhp model of drop-top AMG goes on sale, with costs beginning at £178,675 The flagship model of the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster, the hardcore, limited-run R mannequin, is now on sale, priced from £178,675. Representing a £34,400 value improve over the GT C Roadster and a £30,000 improve over the GT R coupé, it is out there to order now, with first deliveries anticipated within the autumn. Revealed again on the Geneva motor present and restricted to only 750 items, the GT R Roadster shares its twin-turbocharged four.Zero-litre V8 engine with the GT R coupé. This sends 577bhp and 516lb ft to the rear wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox. Mercedes quotes a WLTP mixed gas economic system determine of 22.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 284g/km.    The GT R Roadster can hit 62mph from relaxation in simply three.6sec and attain a high pace of 197mph. That dash time matches that of the GT R coupé, and the....





BMW’s all new R1250RS - Drag Bike

In Europe, the Sultans of Dash competitors produces a few of the wackiest drag bikes, 12 months on 12 months. It’s written within the guidelines: contestants vie for gold over an eighth-mile observe, however factors are additionally awarded for creativeness and creativity. It means we find yourself with some very eccentric bikes, like this BMW-powered race bike. ‘Achilles’ is entered into the ‘Manufacturing facility’ class at Sultans of Dash, and was constructed as a aspect challenge by an engineer and a designer who each work on the automobile aspect of BMW. And it’s fully bonkers. To kick off the challenge, BMW themselves donated a field contemporary R1250RS. We’ve sampled the 1,254 cc boxer motor within the RS and it’s candy, providing up 136 hp and 143 Nm. It additionally options BMW’s new ‘ShiftCam’ tech, which is successfully a variable valve timing system that turns the 1250 ballistic at full tilt.....



First Tesla pickup truck involves life from Mannequin three conversion

YouTube influencer and robot-enthusiast Simone Giertz, who instructions a powerful 1.6 million followers on the video streaming platform, has taken it upon herself to make her dream car a actuality. Giertz’s dream is somewhat easy: she desires a Tesla that’s a pickup truck, and whereas Elon Musk has pledged to unveil an precise Tesla Truck later this yr, the YouTuber famous that she’s probably not very eager on ready for the yet-to-be-unveiled car. Thus, she determined to simply make her personal Tesla Truck, or “Truckla,” for brief. Giertz opted to make the most of a Mannequin three for the undertaking, because the car featured a body that was simpler to work with than a Mannequin S or Mannequin X. Plenty of designs had been thought-about for the “Truckla,” together with a somewhat humorous one which concerned taking off the Mannequin three’s rear and placing a flatbed as an alternative. In....





Find out how light-curable supplies can enhance EV system efficiency

Sponsored by Dymax The present motion towards automobile electrification and the will to place self-driving vehicles on the street is fueling an automotive revolution. Producers are trying to find meeting options that improve productiveness and throughput, lower rework and prices, and enhance the underside line. Concurrently, design engineers are striving to create higher performing, extra dependable parts utilized in Superior Driver Help (ADAS), infotainment, and electrification methods discovered all through the EV business. From battery packs to lidar, there’s a want for supplies that clear up widespread points related to sensor, module, and circuit meeting. Producers and engineers alike are trying to find merchandise that: Reduce motion and shrinkage Tackle thermal administration, thermal shock, and vibration Enhance structural bonds Defend circuits from environmental injury Improve PWB/PCA performance and efficiency Remove shadow space considerations Remedy remedy affirmation points Moreover, changing applied sciences that comprise hazardous elements, produce waste, and require larger....



Yet one more have a look at the Audi RS Q3 on the Nurburgring

We’re tremendous excited for the upcoming Audi RS Q3. It’s arduous to not be. As a father, crossovers make my life a bit simpler, due to the additional trunk house and bigger again seat. Sadly, they’re simply so boring to drive. Having mentioned that, the RS Q3 would enable me to have my cake and eat it too. On this new spy video, we get to see the Audi RS Q3 performing some extra sizzling laps on the Nurburgring. Because of its 2.5 liter turbocharged five-cylinder, which can make round 400 hp, the RS Q3 is significantly fast and sounds nice, too. It’s the kind of efficiency, noise and thrills that you just don’t usually see in a small, household crossover. We haven’t pushed the usual Audi Q3 but however we’ve heard good issues. It seems good, has an amazing cabin and is alleged to drive higher than the earlier....





Hyundai Kona EV check drive

 As you’ll be able to see, the electrical model of the Hyundai Kona seems just about the identical because the fuel mannequin.Besides in fact, for the entrance finish. Which does not have a correct grille.I really just like the look of the EV a lot better. Since I’m by no means a fan of massive chrome grilles. Particularly in small vehicles.I believe that is far more fashionable and cleaner design.  It additionally largely makes use of the identical inside. Aside from the console and the display. the console is far more fashionable.And just like the futuristic Hyundai Exo. The bigger display now matches the width of the air vents beneath it. And the entire thing seems higher built-in than the common model.the display additionally seems a lot nicer and extra upscale. The piano black end is a lot better than the darkish grey semi/matte plastic of the opposite variations.The EV additionally has cooling seats,....



Tesla’s greatest brief Jim Chanos is betting on a TSLA rise in newest SEC submitting

SEC filings from famous Tesla brief Jim Chanos’ Kynikos Associates LP has proven that the prolific short-seller’s fund is lengthy $420,000 on TSLA name choices. Whereas Kynikos’ Type 13F submitting didn’t present any details about Chanos’ brief guess towards the electrical automobile maker or the decision choices’ strike worth, the submitting does give the impression that Chanos, lengthy thought of as Tesla inventory’s greatest brief, is contemplating a possible rise within the firm’s share worth. Name choices give the holder the suitable to purchase shares of a selected inventory at a selected worth (referred to as a strike worth), till a specified date (referred to as the expiration date). Traders usually buy calls when they’re bullish on a inventory, although they may very well be used as a type of insurance coverage for short-sellers, who make the most of calls to reduce their potential losses if their bets don’t end....





Brand new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer

Take into consideration what makes a Chevy Camaro totally different from different vehicles. Its engines are highly effective and its suspension is superbly composed. Its headlights and home windows are sinister little slits. You spin its massive dashboard vents to regulate the local weather management. The brand new 2019 Chevrolet Blazer transfers a few of that Camaro magic into the midsize crossover class. The outside design definitely evokes that sporty coupe slightly than the Blazer’s heritage as a hardy off-road machine. And inside, positive sufficient, you spin the large dashboard vents to regulate the local weather management. Even the driving expertise is slightly bit particular, with nimbler dealing with than the midsize crossover norm and a strong 308-horsepower V6 engine. With the Blazer, although, enjoyable is relative. That is mainly a shortened Chevrolet Traverse, not a tall Camaro. However, the Blazer’s styling sacrifices much less performance than the Camaro’s. Even....



The 1986 Ford Escort EXP, for Driving Enjoyment

Uncommon Rides featured an EXP as soon as earlier than, within the type of a tidy first-generation instance painted in blazing orange. As we speak’s EXP is a way more trendy wanting second technology, in two-tone gray and black. The primary Ford EXP was manufactured till partway by way of the 1985 mannequin yr. It carried on alone after its short-lived sibling, […] The publish Uncommon Rides: The 1986 Ford Escort EXP, for Driving Enjoyment appeared first on The Reality About Automobiles.





2019 Lexus NX 300 vary formally launched – now with Lexus Security System+, lowered costs fr RM314ok

Lexus Malaysia has formally launched the 2019 Lexus NX 300, an up to date model of the facelifted first-gen SUV that first surfaced in 2017. The facelift has been right here since early final 12 months, however the 2019 Lexus NX now combines lowered costs with improved tools ranges (majoring on energetic security equipment), making it a extra engaging proposition. The corporate has dropped the hybrid NX 300h, leaving the City, Premium and F Sport because the out there trim ranges right here. All are powered by the acquainted 2.Zero litre turbo-four with 235 hp and 350 Nm of torque from 1,650 to four,000 rpm (the NX 300 title changed NX 200t within the facelift). The dual-scroll turbo 8AR-FTS is paired to Dynamic Torque Management AWD and a six-speed standard computerized transmission with shift paddles. Zero-100 km/h is completed in 7.1 seconds and high velocity is 200 km/h. The largest....



2019 Nissan Leaf on transporters in Malaysia

It appears like the brand new Nissan Leaf is on track for its mid-year debut in Malaysia, as introduced through the KLIMS18 preview final yr – three transporter a great deal of the second-generation all-electric car have been sighted earlier in the present day on the Shapadu Freeway leaving Klang by reader Edward Koh, that means that the market introduction needs to be across the nook. Patrons will have the ability to decide from quite a lot of colors, not simply the white that has been the standard message color for the automobile. Other than white, the Leaf might be obtainable in gray, purple, black and blue right here. The brand new Leaf, which measures in at four,480 mm lengthy, 1,790 mm large and 1,540 mm tall, options important beneficial properties in efficiency and vary over the first-gen mannequin, the automobile’s EM57 electrical motor now producing 38% extra energy and....





Kia Seltos Spyshot

Not lengthy now till Kia’s new B-segment SUV, the Seltos, is unveiled. In one more teaser, the corporate’s Indian arm confirmed that the automobile will make its world premiere simply two days from now, on June 20. The video above reveals a lot of the automobile’s design, together with the distinctive LED headlights that function two tiers – the slim fundamental unit that flows into the “tiger nostril” grille and a bigger secondary tier, which as you’ll be able to see within the thumbnail is used for the symptoms. The daytime operating lights intersect the grille, which contains a mesh sample that’s repeated within the chrome encompass. Different seen cues embrace the upswept Volvo XC40-style window line, a black roof, intricate two-tone alloy wheels with red-trimmed centre caps and broad two-piece tail lights joined by a full-width chrome strip. If all these are acquainted to you, that’s as a result....