WHEN IT COMES TO DIESEL engines, Singaporean customers tend to approach this technology with scepticism and apprehension. They can hardly be blamed as in decades past, punitive taxes dissuaded any notion of diesel passenger car ownership. To compound the issue, what little exposure most of us had to diesel cars was limited to underwhelming taxis … [Read more…]
BMW WANTS TO BE CONSIDERED A technology brand as much as it does a car manufacturer. In a speech during a showcase of BMW’s future product plans – there’s an i8 Spyder coming in 2018 and improved batteries (in terms of range and output) for both it and the i3 – Dr Ian Robertson, board … [Read more…]
BMW’s new executive load-lugger gets improved interior space; on sale in June BMW’s most practical estate yet, the new 5 Series Touring, is larger and more spacious than its predecessor, but around 100kg lighter. The car has been revealed in pictures ahead of its debut at the Geneva motor show next month.
BMW’s 1-series, its first front-wheel-drive sedan, has just gone on sale in China. Previously BMW had claimed that the new 1-series would not be sold in any other markets. But now the company seems to have had a change of heart. When asked about the car, Ian Robertson, BMW’s head of sales and marketing, said, … [Read more…]
You can’t trust your eyes. Not on a black night in the most distant corner of Scotland when the headlamps are two drops of rheumy yellowed light. I see a ghostly dead tree picked out against the memory of a purpling sky, just have time to think “I’m sure that wasn’t there a couple of … [Read more…]