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  1. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Luxury cars score poorly in new U.S. crash test

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cars fail new U.S. crash test Several luxury cars, including the top-selling Mercedes-Benz C-Class, scored poorly in a new frontal crash test designed to mimic what happens when a car hits ... the outer edges of the car, which are less protected. In those cases, the front wheel, suspension system and firewall bear the brunt of the crash, which can lead to serious leg and foot injuries. ...

  2. Export strategy success

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... achieved a five-star safety rating in the Australasian New Car Assessment Program's crash tests with protection that includes eight airbags, electronic stability braking and hill-control ... look sleek. The marque describes the cars' look as 'linear sculpture', but their bodywork was really designed to reduce wind resistance and thereby save fuel. The i40 is also ...

  3. 'Crash and grab' thieves are out to hit you, Mercedes drivers warned

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo It's known as the crash and grab. Hong Kong drivers of Mercedes-Benz cars are being warned by police to hold on to their keys after minor traffic accidents. A 58-year-old ... of the targeted vehicle, usually when it stopped at a red traffic light. Only minor damage was caused in the crash. After the crash, the driver of the thieves' car remained in his vehicle in order ...

  4. Seriously uncomplicated

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... a seatbelt feature that acts as a pretensioner and force limiter and is designed to minimise whiplash injuries. Whiplash is the most common injury from car crashes and anything that prevents ... Sometimes, what you really want out of a car is lots of comfort and no nonsense. Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart relaxes in the new Toyota Camry I LIKE A GOOD, easy life. Nothing is better than ...

  5. C change

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... It was given a five-star safety rating in the European New Car Assessment Programme crash tests less than a fortnight ago, thanks to its standard seven airbags, seatbelt tensioners, belt-force limiters ... Kong's luxury car world, the preserve of our skinflint rich and brand-slave wannabes. Not any more, because the German marque has given its entry-level best-seller a sleeker body and packed ...

  6. Footdown

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... to reduce distraction at night. The cars have a five-star Euro crash-test rating, and additional load-carrying potential, says the dealer, adding that the Sport Sedan and SportWagon versions of each ... Edited by William Wadsworth Car club counts down to Olympics The Collectors Car Club of Hong Kong is to hold a 2008 Olympic Games 200-Day countdown display and parade at the Anchor Street ...

  7. Playing it safe

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Saab, the Swedish marque owned by United States car giant General Motors, produces a compact luxury saloon that has been holding its own against the best Teutonic competition. The 9-3 saloon was voted one of the 10 best cars of last year by a leading local car enthusiast magazine, while being heralded the best compact executive saloon, ahead of the Audi A4 and the outgoing BMW ...

  8. Korea move

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... discs up front. Its eight airbags, anti-lock braking and electronic stability control won a five-star safety rating in US front and side crash tests. The Sonata is a fine car and I'd ... Hyundai's new Sonata shows the marque wants the key to the executive car park, writes William Wadsworth Sonata saloons have never really stood out in Hong Kong traffic, but Hyundai ...

  9. Fan club growing

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... van (from HK$183,800) have also grown from 'around 15 units per month', when it was introduced in 2008, to 'close to 100 cars per month', says dealer Hyundai Hong Kong. But the South Korean marque's cars are less visible in Hong Kong and Macau. The 2.4-litre Sonata was as comfortable as a Toyota Camry, and the i30 saloons- at 1.4-litre (HK$148,193) and two litres ...

  10. Lexus hybrid targets young guns

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lexus expands its range of hybrids in Hong Kong this evening with the Ocean Terminal launch of the CT 200h, the first petrol-and-electric small luxury car and the Japanese marque's ... 200h has been given a low centre of gravity, a lightweight body shell and an optional lateral performance damper system- a first for the small luxury car segment- that features horizontal ...




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