The Tokyo Auto Salon may have been over and done with back in January of 2013, but things just seem to be getting better, not to mention closer to us Malaysians. Rather than having to exchange our Ringgit for some expensive Yen just to attend the illustrious event that’s been going on in Japan for the last 30 years, it’s now as close as crossing over the Causeway into Singapore.
And just like that, it’s already been 10 wonderful seasons of partnership between luxury watchmaker Oris and the Williams F1 team who were both at the 1 Utama Shopping centre to showcase their motor sports history last night with Williams F1 Team Driver, Pastor Maldonado and Oris Regional Manager, Karim Gerber.
With the onset of Electric Vehicles almost about ready to get involved in our everyday lives, pending heavy infrastructural reforms of course, but these vehicles not only are required to fulfil our needs but also our wants. Hence, Elon Musk’s pioneering thoughts of developing the first performance EV under Tesla, for when the time comes and it seems it’s almost upon us. This has prompted the appearance of the Volar-E electric supercar that’s developed by Spanish engineering firm Applus+Idiada, teasing us with what they’re about to unveil.
Car mod fanatics (pretty much everyone reading this) will soon be getting a taste our very own Pimp My Ride episodes right here in Malaysia. But for those who aren’t exactly aware of the show (just in case) it’s all about turning a car that’s pretty much considered a junk heap about to fall apart from a little bump in the road into something that’s ‘oh’ so delectable to the eyes and outrageous enough to turn you green with envy.
Here’s an interesting look at how to orchestrate a car-chase scene without the use of cars. Instead, it features men holding onto their precious pints of Aussie-brewed Carlton Draught running through the streets of Los Angeles.
Remember watching Fast 5 and catching a glimpse of what ‘The Rock’
is cooking was driving? Well, here’s a variation of that vehicle that’s gotten a tad less lethal-looking, but still maintains an intimidating look no doubt – built by the Canucks of Conquest Vehicles Inc., which made us say: tabarnak!
Google Malaysia today introduced three major enhancements to Google Maps that allow Malaysian commuters to better plan their journeys and to look up real time information: two new layers — Traffic and Transit — and a Bahasa Malaysia interface. All of these are available on the desktop and mobile versions of Google Maps.