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BMW X5 up in flames near petrol station along MRR2

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BMW X5 up in flames near petrol station along MRR2

- KUALA LUMPUR: A BMW X5 car went up in flames near a petrol station along the Kepong bound MRR2 Highway, this afternoon, but the driver was nowhere to be found. Jinjang Fire and Rescue Department operations officer Mohd Zaini Omar said firefighters who arrived at the scene took about five minutes to douse the fire. "When fire fighters arrived at the scene, the car was burning

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Tags: Fuel |  Petrol |  Vehicle Manufacturers |  BMW AG |  Cars |  BMW Cars |  BMW X5 | 
Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Malaysia |  Malay States |  Central |  Kolumpo |  Kepong | 

S. Korea's 5 major carmakers engage in wage talks: sources

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S. Korea's 5 major carmakers engage in wage talks: sources

- SEOUL, June 25 (Yonhap) -- Labor unions of South Korea's five leading carmakers are in the process of negotiation with their managements to narrow differences over pay raises and other issues, industry sources said Sunda. Workers and management of the five automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors Corp., GM Korea Co., Renault Samsung Motors Corp. and SsangYong Motor Co. --, however, have not yet to iron out their differences, they said

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Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  Cars | 
Places: Asia |  N.E. Asia |  South Korea | 

Going somewhere after hitting Kia at Boon Keng? Too bad Honda driver, we've gotcha on camera

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Going somewhere after hitting Kia at Boon Keng? Too bad Honda driver, we've gotcha on camera

- A Honda Vezel driver was caught on camera reversing into a Kia at a carpark near Boon Keng MRT station at around 9pm on Jun 5. Stomper SGpoliz, the owner of the Kia, alerted Stomp to what happened and sent us a video of the incident. In the video, the driver of the Honda with licence plate number SLB9896U can be first seen reversing the vehicle, possibly to enter a parking lot

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Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  Honda |  Kia | 
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Two cars including Ferrari almost get into accident thanks to Merc driver who beat red light

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Two cars including Ferrari almost get into accident thanks to Merc driver who beat red light

- A Mercedes driver nearly caused an accident with a car and a Ferrari after beating a red light at a traffic junction. In a video of the incident posted on ROADS.sg, the driver who recorded the incident can be first seen making a right turn. The traffic lights were in his favour. As he was completing the turn, the Mercedes driver beat a red light on the left entered the junction at a relatively high speed

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Car, bus services to Sikkim hit, tourist vehicle drivers allege GJM activists not allowing to ply cars along NH-31A

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Car, bus services to Sikkim hit, tourist vehicle drivers allege GJM activists not allowing to ply cars along NH-31A

- Bus and car services between Siliguri and Gangtok were affected Saturday as drivers of West Bengal registered vehicles stopped plying to Sikkim, inconveniencing a large number of tourists. Several Sikkim registered cars were damaged by anti-Gorkhaland protesters and the services of Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) from Siliguri was stopped. SNT additional general manager (operations) H L Lamichaney said its buses were not plying today out of fear

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Tags: Cars | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Northeast |  Sikkim | 

Lost your driving licence at Woodlands bus stop? You can claim it at Sembawang NPC

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Lost your driving licence at Woodlands bus stop? You can claim it at Sembawang NPC

- This story was submitted via Facebook. Click here to join our Facebook page. Stomper Chin found a driving licence belonging to Nor Muhammad Kamal Bin Basri at a bus stop near the Seagate Technology building in Woodlands today morning (June 24) at around 7am. He has returned the item to Sembawang Neighbourhood Police Centre at Canberra Community Centre along Sembawang Drive

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Tags: Driving |  Driving license | 
Places: Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Singapore |  North Region |  Sembawang |  Woodlands | 

Jeep Compass Receives 1000 Bookings In Just 3 Days

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Jeep Compass Receives 1000 Bookings In Just 3 Days

- We'd told you at the beginning of this week, that FCA India has started the bookings of the new Jeep Compass SUV in India. It's just been about three days and the company has already said that it has received an overwhelming response. 1000 bookings of the Compass SUV have already been made and that's too in just 3 days. With pre-bookings opened online as well as at Jeep India dealerships for a sum of ₹ 50,000, the Compass seems to have captured a lot of attention, as much as we were when we drove the SUV earlier this month

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Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  Jeep |  Cars | 
Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Bookings Cross 51,000 Mark

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Maruti Suzuki Dzire Bookings Cross 51,000 Mark

- The Maruti Suzuki Dzire has reached a new milestone with the company receiving over 51,000 bookings for the car. It's been just a little over a month since the car has been launched in India and such impressive numbers show us that the Dzire might continue to be the undisputed leader of the subcompact sedan space. In fact, Maruti Suzuki India received over 44,000 bookings for the new Dzire in just about two weeks, which itself is quite an impressive feat considering the price of the car has also gone up

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Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  Suzuki |  Cars |  Suzuki Cars |  Maruti Suzuki | 
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DRB-Hicom, Geely formalise sale of Proton Holdings; PM launches Proton's first SUV

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DRB-Hicom, Geely formalise sale of Proton Holdings; PM launches Proton's first SUV

- KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd today signed a definitive agreement with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd, formalising the sale of a 49.9 per cent stake in Proton Holdings Bhd to the China-based company. The signing ceremony here was witnessed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Najib later launched Proton's first-ever SUV, based on Geely’s best-selling model, the Boyue. Also present were Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, China's ambassador to Malaysia Dr Huang Huikang, special envoy to China Tan Sri Ong Ka Ting and DRB-Hicom chairman Tan Sri Dr Mohd Khamil Jamil

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Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  Proton |  Cars | 
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DRB-Hicom-Geely Holding partnership to drive Proton towards bright future: PM

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DRB-Hicom-Geely Holding partnership to drive Proton towards bright future: PM

- KUALA LUMPUR: The partnership between DRB-Hicom Bhd and Geely Holding Group will take Proton to new levels of success and a secure future, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Najib said Geely has the right credentials, a committed leadership and a proven track record in the automotive industry, where it has the ability, expertise and ambition to boost Proton. "This new chapter in Proton’s journey is an example of the forward-looking Malaysia we are building," he added

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Volvo Cars Relaunches Polestar As Standalone Electric Car Brand

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Volvo Cars Relaunches Polestar As Standalone Electric Car Brand

- Geely-owned automaker Volvo Cars will make its Polestar Performance business a standalone brand within the group, focusing on electric cars, the company said on Wednesday. Polestar, bought by Volvo in 2015, will produce own-brand vehicles while continuing to deliver high-performance upgrades to the Volvo range. The new offering will be mainly electric vehicles, aimed at competing with Tesla and the Mercedes AMG division on battery supercars, Volvo said

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Tags: Vehicle Manufacturers |  Volvo |  Cars |  Electric Cars |  Volvo Cars |  Car Types | 
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"Virtual bubble" for autonomous cars would mean goodbye traffic lights

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"Virtual bubble" for autonomous cars would mean goodbye traffic lights

- Autonomous vehicles not only stand to make our lives safer, but could make them a whole lot more convenient as well. One way they could do this is by smoothing traffic flows through cities, and one technology that could play a part in this is a new algorithm developed by researchers in Singapore. The system would see autonomous cars adapt their speed to cross intersections inside a safe "virtual bubble," without ever needing to come to a stop

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Tags: Cars |  Driverless Cars |  Automaton |  Self-Driving |  Car Types | 
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12 reasons driving a supercar isn’t as cool as you think

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12 reasons driving a supercar isn’t as cool as you think

- McLaren. Ah, supercars! They are the thoroughbreds of the automotive world. They can cost millions, they go very fast, and they attract plenty of attention in traffic and when pulling up to valet lines. People dream about owning a Ferrari, a Lamborghini, a McLaren, a Pagani, or a Bugatti all their lives, from a tender young age right up until they experience that third or fourth midlife crisis

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Алматыда екі көлік соқтығысқанда кішкентай қыз қысылып қалған (фото)

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Алматыда екі көлік соқтығысқанда кішкентай қыз қысылып қалған (фото)

- Алматыда Шемякин және Черниговский көшелерінің қиылысында жол апаты болды. Sputnik Қазақстанға оқиға куәгерлері айтып бергендей, Toyota Camry мен Mercedes көліктері Шемякина көшесінің бойында оңтүстік бағытта қозғалып келе жатқан. Toyota Camry жүргізушісі солға қарай Черниговский көшесіне бұрылмақ болады. Бұл уақытта Merсedes жүргізушісі қарсы жолаққа шығып қатты жылдамдықпен Toyota көлігімен соқтығысқан. Соққыдан Toyota Camry ұшып кетіп, жеке үйдің қоршауына соғылған. Куәгерлердің айтуынша, соққы кезінде Toyota Camry көлігінің артқы есігінен кішкентай қыз түсіп кетіп, Mercedes көлігінің астында қалған

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Tags: Toyota |  Vehicle Manufacturers |  Camry |  Toyota Cars |  Cars | 
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У Toyota Camry оторвало колесо, что привело к массовому ДТП в Алматы

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У Toyota Camry оторвало колесо, что привело к массовому ДТП в Алматы

- В Алматы у автомобиля Toyota Camry оторвало колесо, что привело к массовому ДТП с участием трех машин, передает корреспондент программы "Территория происшествий" на канале СТВ. Авария произошла ночью 17 июня около 23.30 на развязке пересечении улицы Момышулы и проспекта Райымбека. По словам очевидцев, водитель Camry следовал по Момышулы на юг. Другой участник ДТП, водитель Toyota Corolla, также ехал в этом направлении, в водитель Daewoo Nexia - на север

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Tags: Camry |  Toyota |  Vehicle Manufacturers |  Toyota Cars |  Cars | 
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В Алматы Toyota Camry снесла ограждение и перевернулась (фото)

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В Алматы Toyota Camry снесла ограждение и перевернулась (фото)

- В Алматы произошло ДТП, в результате которого автомобиль Toyota Camry опрокинулся на крышу, пишет Zakon.kz. ДТП в Алматы. Фото zakon.kz Водитель Toyota Camry ехал по проспекту Абая на запад. По словам водителя, после того, как он переехал улицу Тлендиева, его подрезал неизвестный автомобиль. Владелец Toyota на большой скорости вывернул руль, и машину вынесло на разделительную полосу. Заскочив на бордюр, автомобиль в воздухе перевернулся, снес несколько деревьев и забор

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  • S. Korea's 5 major carmakers engage in wage talks: sources
    S. Korea's 5 major carmakers engage in wage talks: sources

    , yonhapnews.co.kr

    SEOUL, June 25 (Yonhap) -- Labor unions of South Korea's five leading carmakers are in the process of negotiation with their managements to narrow differences over pay raises and other issues, industry sources said Sunda. Workers and management of the five automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors Corp., GM Korea Co., Renault Samsung Motors Corp. and SsangYong Motor Co. --, however, have not yet to iron out their differences, they said

     

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  • S. Korea's 5 major carmakers engage in wage talks: sources
    S. Korea's 5 major carmakers engage in wage talks: sources

    , yonhapnews.co.kr

    SEOUL, June 25 (Yonhap) -- Labor unions of South Korea's five leading carmakers are in the process of negotiation with their managements to narrow differences over pay raises and other issues, industry sources said Sunda. Workers and management of the five automakers -- Hyundai Motor Co., Kia Motors Corp., GM Korea Co., Renault Samsung Motors Corp. and SsangYong Motor Co. --, however, have not yet to iron out their differences, they said

     

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  • В Алматы Toyota Camry снесла ограждение и перевернулась (фото)
    В Алматы Toyota Camry снесла ограждение и перевернулась (фото)

    , nur.kz

    В Алматы произошло ДТП, в результате которого автомобиль Toyota Camry опрокинулся на крышу, пишет Zakon.kz. ДТП в Алматы. Фото zakon.kz Водитель Toyota Camry ехал по проспекту Абая на запад. По словам водителя, после того, как он переехал улицу Тлендиева, его подрезал неизвестный автомобиль. Владелец Toyota на большой скорости вывернул руль, и машину вынесло на разделительную полосу. Заскочив на бордюр, автомобиль в воздухе перевернулся, снес несколько деревьев и забор

     

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Hyundai

  • Hyundai heir to introduce Kona
    Hyundai heir to introduce Kona

    , koreatimes.co.kr

    Top automotive group bets big on new sport utility vehicle By Park Jae-hyuk Hyundai Motor Group Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun plans to personally introduce the carmaker's upcoming Kona compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) to the public next week. The heir of Korea's top automotive group is set to present the new model June 13 at Hyundai Motor Studio in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, according to the company, Sunday

     

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Nissan

  • Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Others To Develop Japan's Hydrogen Infrastructure
    Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Others To Develop Japan's Hydrogen Infrastructure

    , carscoops.com

    Eleven different Japanese companies, including Toyota, Nissan and Honda will collaborate to improve the nation’s hydrogen infrastructure. The companies recently signed a memorandum of understanding on collaboration to build hydrogen stations throughout Japan. Beyond the aforementioned carmakers, those involved also include Tokyo Gas, Toho Has, the Development Bank of Japan and JXTG Nippion Oil & Energy. The Japanese government wants to see the number of hydrogen fuel stations increase from the current 90 to 160 locations by 2020

     

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