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Myanmar’s ex-dictator sees Suu Kyi as country’s ‘future leader’ – relative | Reuters

YANGON Myanmar’s former dictator sees erstwhile foe Aung San Suu Kyi as the country’s “future leader” and has pledged to support her even though she is currently barred by the constitution from becoming president, his grandson said on Saturday. Than Shwe, who headed a military junta until he stepped down in 2011 and who many believe remains powerful behind the ... Read More »

Drunk Regular Car Reviews Just Became A Reality

In case you’ve never seen a Regular Car Reviews video before, be aware these contain some NSFW content. In the case of the latest release, it involves a drunken Mr. Regular, the show’s host, mixing some bizarre and unsettling descriptions of sex acts with his otherwise insightful take on a very common and simple American vehicle, the Chevy Malibu. The ... Read More »

Is Maruti-Suzuki’s Baleno worthy of being called premium?

There was a time when hatchbacks were generally considered the choice of those on a budget. However, all that has changed over the last few years. It all started with the Honda Jazz, which was one of the first hatchbacks in India to bear the tag of being premium. Not surprisingly, it did not find many takers. But the market ... Read More »

On-One Pickenflick SRAM CX1£1,800.00

On-One is a name well known to riders who dabble in cycling’s grimier disciplines – though most roadies will be more familiar with sister marque Planet X. The company’s cyclocross models are shared between the two brands, and the Pickenflick is a proper racer built around a titanium chassis. Being built for competition doesn’t mean leisure riders should ignore it ... Read More »

Lower turnout, more excitement at Tokyo auto show

TOKYO — The Tokyo auto show finished this week short of the attendance set by the last confab in 2013 but scored big buzz with a barrage of concepts and autonomous-driving discourse. This year’s show, the 44th holding of the biennial event, drew 812,500 people, down from 902,800 visitors in 2013, said the organizer, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said. ... Read More »

Tuning Highlights at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2015

The Los Angeles Auto Show doesn’t only serve as one of the most important auto shows for automakers around the world but it also acts as the perfect outlet for tuning firms to display their latest and craziest creations. This year’s show has proved no different. Included in the gallery below are some of the tuning highlights from the show. ... Read More »

How do used cars fare by mileage in UAE?

How do used cars fare by mileage in the UAE? With the aim to find out which countries rack up more kilometers, Carmudi, the best way to sell or buy your car online, analysed and compared thousands of its global car listings. The team further examined data based on car age and fuel type. The cars examined ranged from 2 ... Read More »

Kia wins the ‘best used car manufacturer scheme’ title

KIA’S innovative Approved Used Scheme has snatched the top award at Car Dealer magazine’s Used Car Awards for providing customers with the best peace of mind in the market. Yaser Shabsogh, Kia’s Commercial Director received the accolade from Car Dealer’s James Baggott and Mike Brewer and commented “Having the best new car warranty in the business wasn’t enough for us ... Read More »

New car owners waiting for licence plates for two years

KARACHI: If you bought a new car in the past two years, chances are that you have been driving without the government-issued licence plate. It is also quite likely that the traffic police have repeatedly fined you for the offence as their drive against unregistered licence plates continues unabated despite the excise and taxation department’s (E&TD) failure to provide the official ... Read More »

Tata Motors Set to Go on Car Launch Spree

Tata Motors plans to go all guns blazing in order to become one of the leading players in the Indian passenger vehicle segment once more. The company has quite a few initiatives lined up to do just that, which include filling the gaps in its product portfolio, tripling its sales network, improving manufacturing processes, and its brand image. Tata Motors ... Read More »