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09

2019 Volvo S60 breaks cover

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Swedish junior executive saloon takes aim at Germany’s finest and is first Volvo to ditch diesel power.

Thursday, Jun 21

13

2018 MG 3 facelift: Thai prices and specs

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B-segment hatchback receives a new face, powertrain and infotainment in a bid to lure buyers from Japanese car brands.

Wednesday, Jun 20

14

2018 Audi A1 Sportback targets Mini

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Smallest hatchback from Ingolstadt gains a bigger five-door body and petrol-only engine range.

01

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class facelift first drive review

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Junior executive saloon receives its mandatory mid-life update, but it’s the return of diesel power to Thailand that probably matters more.

Tuesday, Jun 19

09

Suzuki reveals all-new Jimny for 2019

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Fourth-gen mini-SUV maintains rugged looks and is currently being evaluated for sale in Thailand.

Sunday, Jun 17

11

Bentley Bentayga V8 Diesel (2018) review

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One of the world’s poshest SUVs has decided to burn oil – and it could arguably be the best option.

Saturday, Jun 16

2018 Honda HR-V facelift includes new RS trim

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Popular B-segment SUV gets a nip and tuck, although no hybrid option is available for Thai buyers to choose from.

04

BMW reveals 8 Series Coupe for 2018

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New flagship coupe forms as an indirect replacement for the two-door 6 Series when sales start at the end of the year.

Thursday, Jun 14

03

Aston Martin extends AMR treatment to Rapide

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Exotic four-door saloon gains over 40hp of power and comes with a host of chassis improvements.

Wednesday, Jun 13

Mercedes-Benz E200 Coupe AMG Dynamic (2018) review

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The Mercedes-Benz E300 Coupe is already a modest performer, so what’s left with the lesser E200?

Saturday, Jun 9

11

Porsche 911 Speedster revealed in concept form

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Planned swangsong to 991-series family is shown with a high-revving 4.0-litre flat-six producing over 500hp.

03

BMW mulls electric motorcycles

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BMW Group Thailand, a local arm of the German carmaker, is conducting a local feasibility study of electric motorcycles.

Thursday, Jun 7

14

2018 Lexus ES first drive review

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Lexus’ best-selling saloon was always bland to drive. The new-gen model hopes to fix that.

09

Ferrari launches Portofino in Thailand

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Latest exotic roadster from Italy gets a completely new look and more performance.

Wednesday, Jun 6

13

Audi unleashes production-ready Q8

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Flagship SUV finally breaks cover with aggressive looks and mild-hybrid tech.

03

Bosch bullish on car sector as EEC rounds into form

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The Thai unit of German car parts maker and industrial services firm Robert Bosch Ltd is optimistic that Thailand's healthy economic growth will spur further development of the local automotive industry.

02

New BMW X5 revealed for 2018

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Fourth-gen SUV gets a bigger body, new infotainment system and more off-roading ability.

Tuesday, Jun 5

16

Ferrari scoops 2018 International Engine of the Year award

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Twin-turbo V8 takes coveted crown for the third time ahead of Porsche's 3.0-litre flat-six engine.

02

Mitsubishi applies for BoI's frozen EV programme

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Japan's Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is the eighth car manufacturer to join the Board of Investment's (BoI) electric vehicle (EV) scheme, even though the BoI has frozen applications after awarding only one permit to Toyota since mid…

Monday, Jun 4

BMW confirms M40i performance model for next Z4

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Next-gen roadster to feature more agile road manners and a performance-oriented M40i version.

Friday, Jun 1

01

2018 Nissan Terra first drive review

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It took years for Nissan to come up with a pickup-based SUV rivaling the likes of the Toyota Fortuner. It seems the wait has been worth it.

Wednesday, May 30

09

Germany clings to diesel, even as first driving bans hit

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FRANKFURT: Hamburg will on Thursday become the first German city to ban older diesel vehicles from some highly polluted stretches of road, as public confidence in the once-loved technology goes up in smoke.

03

Aston Martin DB11 AMR (2018) review

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The AMR treatment given to Aston Martin’s 2+2 sports car feels like a model update rather than racy spirit.

Nissan to anchor Terra pickup production locally

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Nissan Motor Corporation plans to localise manufacturing of the new Terra pickup passenger vehicle (PPV) at the Japanese carmaker's plant in Samut Prakan, expecting to serve Southeast Asian demand.

Tuesday, May 29

EU official sees end of the road for diesel cars

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BRUSSELS: European Union consumers may do as much as regulators to propel the the region's car sector into the electricity-powered age foreseen by Tesla Inc, according to the EU's industrial-policy chief.

Nissan Thailand adopts Facebook's new tools

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Automotive brands in Thailand are shifting away from a product-based marketing strategy to reflect the emphasis of mobile phones in consumers' lives.

Sunday, May 27

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Porsche 911 GT3 facelift (2018) review

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The Porsche 911 GT3 has been given a mid-life update. And the good news for enthusiasts is that turbo power hasn’t reached it yet.

Saturday, May 26

07

BMW teases new X5 ahead of launch later this year

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Fourth-generation SUV to get the big kidney grille treatment and sophisticated suspension for enhanced off-roading.

Friday, May 25

02

BMW ups the Competition

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Does the M2 get the engine from the M3 and M4?

Thursday, May 24

11

BMW 530i Touring M Sport (2018) review

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BMW’s latest 5 Series Touring is a fine estate over its competition, but there’s just one thing missing.