NOT too many vehicles are as imposing as the first VW purpose-built pick-up, the Amarok and I can safely venture that the version we tried recently — titled the Amarok Aventura — is perhaps the most outrageous car to have decorated the driveway this year, other than the preposterous Ford Raptor, which looks like it just drove off the set of a Mad Max movie.
Sat, 21 Dec, 2019
Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard is determined to get the carmaker’s alliance with Japan’s Nissan back on track next year, he said, adding other matters such as a potential tie-up with Fiat Chrysler were less of a priority.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down because of a scandal involving inflated stock-linked bonuses, thus deepening the turmoil that has enveloped the Japanese carmaker since the arrest of former chairman Carlos Ghosn.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
It seems incongruous in a business where pushing technological and engineering boundaries are a commonplace taken-for-granted thing, that certain cars can maintain their position at the head of the sales charts not so much for years, but for decades, without really being challenged even by a determined opposition.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2019
Global carmakers as diverse as Japan’s Nissan, Germany’s Mercedes Benz-maker Daimler, and British-based Aston Martin, in new warnings about sales slowdowns, showed the huge challenges facing the industry as they try to buy time to invest in the new generation of electric and self-driving cars.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019