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Road Transport

Look what's just around the bend

Zooming in on your own apartment is one of the joys of Google Street View. But the prodigious attempt to photograph where we live could be about to extend beyond mere novelty.

Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am

Hong Kong is a bull market for an Italian thoroughbred

Lamborghini marked its 20th anniversary in the Hong Kong market yesterday by unveiling a special edition of its Gallardo model, branded the Gallardo HK20. The Italian carmaker says it is producing only an auspicious eight HK20s, available exclusively to local car enthusiasts.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Packed with innovations

The latest Mercedes-Benz SL roadsters are smart and packed with innovations. Unveiled at Crown Wine Cellars, in Shouson Hill on Tuesday, the sixth-generation SLs continue to embody stylish, open-top motoring.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Peak residents put stop to road barrier

The construction of a concrete barrier on Old Peak Road has been halted because of objections from the public, in the latest stand-off over protective structures on public roads and pathways.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Drivers can look smart

The tiny smart fortwo is well-suited to Hong Kong.

Economic and stylish, the 999cc two-seaters consume 4.2 litres per 100km, and both the 61-horsepower (from HK$104,000) and 71hp versions (from H$131,150) can earn a discount on first-registration tax here as government-designated Environment-friendly Petrol Private Cars.

22 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Unfit bus drivers a 'time bomb' on roads

Unfit bus drivers whose health is not properly monitored are a 'time bomb' on the streets, a road safety watchdog warned after a fatal crash in which a driver fainted at the wheel.

The Road Safety Council made the warning yesterday after a woman was killed and five others injured when a double-decker ran out of control and rammed into a bus stop in Tuen Mun.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Crash bus driven at 37km/h over limit

The driver of a minibus that flipped onto its side after it struck a road divider while travelling at 37km/h over the speed limit has admitted causing grievous bodily harm to the 11 passengers injured in the crash.

Pun Hang-yuen, 37, yesterday pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm by dangerous driving, and using a defective vehicle.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

HK to be new HQ for luxury carmaker Infiniti

Infiniti, the luxury division of Japan's second-largest carmaker, Nissan, is moving its global head office to Hong Kong, the first time the city has been selected for the headquarters of a car manufacturer.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am