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  1. SAIC Motor gears up for US, UK markets

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... with the MG TF LE500 in Britain last summer, SAIC Motor Corp plans to introduce its own brand, the Roewe, which uses the MG Rover's technology, in this mature market. Next in line, say analysts ... largest carmaker now sells on average about 10,000 Roewe 550 units a month domestically, CSM Worldwide figures show. But China's carmakers are in a race to land their products in the US ...

  2. HK stuck in first gear as Lion City wins right to stage supercar race

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Hong Kong may be 'Asia's world city' but it is a distant second to Singapore when it comes to motor racing. This was proved again last week as the city ... Bay area of the city is the only one to be raced at night. It has proved to be a huge tourist attraction, drawing motoring enthusiasts from all over the world. Hong Kong had initially been ...

  3. Call for karting guidelines

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... training sessions before racing. The Hong Kong Kart Club's website states it is recognised by the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile, the world governing body of motor sports, ... Lai Ying-Kit In the wake of a fatal accident at a Tuen Mun circuit, a legislator has urged authorities to set out safety guidelines for operators of local kart racing tracks. The call ...

  4. Prancing horses with provenance

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... take time and, for new investors, involve risk. But Ferrari dealer Italian Motors has shown car collecting need not be such a hassle by lining up three classics, a 1985 288 GTO, a 1990 F40 ... Italian Motors deputy managing director John Newman. 'They were the best examples of the models we were asked to locate by the three owners,' he says. The cars were found 'through ...

  5. Fong unfazed before debut on Macau circuit

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... motor racing schedule, he is also pursuing a degree in motorsport engineering in England. 'When I was doing the German series, I was in Year 11 and Year 12 sitting for my O- and A-levels ... Unus Alladin in Macau Hong Kong's Adderly Fong Cheun-yue will be racing with the 'big boys' of Formula Three when he makes his Macau Grand Prix debut on Sunday- but he does ...

  6. Volkswagen gets in the driving seat to launch eco motor

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Touareg is a 'parallel hybrid', which means its motor is powered by both a dedicated battery and a petrol engine, similar to the Toyota Prius. By contrast, in a 'series hybrid' like the Chevrolet Volt, the petrol engine's function is to recharge the battery, which in turn powers the motor. Volkswagen's SUV does feature an all-electric mode- ...

  7. Motor and marvel at city's sights

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... November is a great time for a drive in Hong Kong. The cool temperatures allow you to drive with the windows down, and many stunning sights are only an hour away. Here are six great late-autumn drives. Take a closer look at the Tsing Ma Bridge. Built in f ...

  8. Luxury motor yacht that didn't arrive

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A company which sells luxury yachts is being chased by one of its clients for repayment of GBP802,200 (HK$9.42 million) which he claimed was a 30 per cent down payment for a luxury yacht that the company failed to deliver to him. In the writ, Lam Ching-wah claimed Master Yachts Company contracted to sell him a Princess V85 motor yacht for GBP2.67 million by February this year, but did ...

  9. Motor skills

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Morgan (left) Waistcoat (HK$4,950) by Prada. Jumper (HK$9,550) by Kris Van Assche, available at Harvey Nichols. Pleated pants (HK$2,790) by Givenchy, available at Lane Crawford. Sunglasses (HK$2,270) by YSL, available at Lane Crawford. Simon Black t-shirt ...

  10. Shanghai GP at crossroads over high costs

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou The Chinese Formula One Grand Prix, an annual fixture on Shanghai's sports calendar since 2004, may be just one more race in the high-octane world of motor sport. ... the state-of-the-art racetrack, the circuit has to spend 80 million yuan a year on maintenance. With a fledgling car racing culture on the mainland, it is hard to imagine any other forms of motor sport could ...




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