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Motoring

  • Captur says it all

    Some readers will, without doubt, have little or no idea what a crossover is when it comes to the artistic world of real motoring. In simple English it is part sports utility vehicle, part multi-purpose vehicle and part hatch. Within this concept...

  • New Citroen C4 Picasso earns 5 Eurocap stars

    The Citroen C4 Picasso has earned five stars in the EuroNCAP test. The rating acknowledges the work put into the new MPV, particularly on safety, and the quality of the EMP2 platform, making its debut on the new C4 Picasso. The new Citroen C4...

  • Škoda rally driver Kopecký crowned European Champion

    ŠKODA rally driver Jan Kopecký and his co-driver Pavel Dresler have won the European Rally Championship (ERC) for Škoda with races to spare. Kopecký, driving a Škoda Fabia Super 2000, is the first Czech driver ever to win the ERC. “Winning the...

  • Title on hold

    Nine wins out of 12 grand prix races are a clear indication of the superior class of both Red Bull RB9 and German driver Sebastian Vettel. The past three races, in Singapore, Korea and Japan, have clearly illustrated Vettel’s real potential. At 26...

  • Motorsport facility in Malta – is it a dream come true?

    Our islands rank fourth in car density in Europe, and although statistics show over 40,000 motorsport enthusiasts, we still lack a state-of-the-art motorsport facility with a holistic vision geared towards both the safety and the sporting aspect...

  • Weather tips

    Heavy rain Reduce your speed. Stopping distances can extend to double the normal on wet roads. Use headlights if visibility is reduced. • Be aware that roads can be slippery during the first rains after a dry spell. • In the event of a breakdown...

  • Even more KIA for your money

    Cars International Ltd, sole importers for Kia in Malta, are offering customers even more savings when buying a new Kia this month. Anyone interested in buying the new Kia Picanto can now avail themselves of a free upgrade from the basic version...

  • Flying Brit

    Jaguar Land Rover is experiencing a renaissance. The British company, owned by India’s Tata, is flying high with healthy sales and new market shares. The success is all down to new, thoroughly- thought-out products that have replaced the dated...

  • Speed limits in towns

    For some years I’ve known Dr George Debono. As an exponent of the art of controlling a bicycle he probably has no local peers, but I really must take him to task when he claims that 30km/h maximum speed in towns should be introduced as soon as...

  • Today’s car-free day

    Every day we shuttle to work in our car, do the school run, drive to the shops, ferry our children to all their extra-curricular activities, etc, etc. In the process we’re letting out tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere, which is said to be the...

  • Citadel Insurance staff participate in car-free day

    In support of Car Free Day today, Citadel Insurance last Friday sponsored 50 per cent of the Valletta Electric Cabs fee.  Through this initiative, Citadel is promoting the increased use of this greener means of transportation in and around our...

  • Opel ADAM Fast Facts

    World premiere: Paris Motor Show, September 2012 Positioning: Opel’s first fashionable small urban car. Most individualized and best connected small urban car Segment: Fashion-led A segment, three-door, four-seater Development & Production: Only...

  • Fcm named Europe’s leading travel management company

    Fcm Travel Solutions held on to its title of Europe’s Leading Travel Management Company (TMC) for another year, after taking out the accolade in the 2013 World Travel Awards programme. The most recent win means Fcm has retained the title of Europe...

  • A high-rise Clio

    You know a car-maker is trying really hard to connect with young buyers when it purposely misspells the name of its new offering to grab maximum attention in the marketplace. Renault is the latest in a long line of manufacturers content to rip up...

  • Vettel shines on

    Today the F1 championship enters its last phase with the unique night race in Singapore. All remaining Grand Prix races will be staged outside Europe creating a massive exodus of parts, equipment and human resources. If Sebastian Vettel continues...

  • The main protagonists in Frankfurt

    German supercar maker Porsche kicked off its attendance at the Frankfurt Motor Show which ends today, with a surprise announcement: its new 918 hybrid supercar has broken the Nurburgring Nordschleife production track record by posting a sub-seven...

  • The Reds are coming to town

    On Friday, some of the finest pilots around the world will touch down on Maltese soil – The Red Arrows are coming. A worldwide guarantee for masses, the Royal Air Force aerobatic team’s The Red Arrows will be the main guests at the airX Malta...

  • An overview of Škoda motorsport

    Škoda has been taking part in motorsport events since 1901, and has won numerous titles in the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC), the European Rally Championship (ERC) and other popular individual races (such as the world’s oldest rally in...

  • Stay calm and courteous

    There are times when driving in heavy traffic demands an extra effort on our part to keep calm. Not only do we have to make an effort to avoid road rage, but an act of courtousy to other drivers can really make the difference to their day. It...

  • Bendy monsters

    Regular readers will be aware that I have been sounding off about the horrible effects even small quantities of Ethanol have on car engines, tanks and pipe lines that were made, especially in the UK from Edwardian times on. This is a long period,...

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