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VW also battling with the Japanese giant

Volkswagen AG has already made public its ambition to be the number 1 automaker by 2018, and was even hopeful that it might...

Does your car have a ‘black box’?

I came across an interesting item in Detroit News, where they reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is expected to...

The 33rd Bangkok International Motor Show

  Our motor show is on again this year from March 28 to April 8.  Once again it is going to be held at...

Electric Beetles

  Volkswagen has unveiled its two-seater E-Bugster concept also at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  Being an “e” (electric vehicle), it...

Personal city cars may be the new trend

Personal city cars are needed to counteract the traffic problems in major cities, and the example of Bangkok needs no further description, its...

GM back on top?

With the slow-down in production in the aftermath of the tsunami/earthquake in Japan, the output from Toyota has slowed.  This has allowed GM...

Forget the Chinese on bicycles – they’re now in Bugattis

Apparently the new Chinese traders are so rich, the German automakers are ramping up production of the luxury models as demand is greater...

The ‘real’ fuel miser from VW

At the Qatar motor show Volkswagen showed the XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle concept following on from the L1 concept in 2009. Side by...

And the rich get richer

The world economy is in tatters.  The American sub-prime catastrophe brought down the banks.  Lack of liquidity bankrupted two of the American Big...

One manufacturer we missed out on

Thailand has been touting itself as the Detroit of Asia for some years.  We have managed to attract several Japanese manufacturers, and get...

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