ASEAN members mostly will have abolished tariffs on each other’s products by 2015, as they form a competitive economic region with a single market and production base that is fully integrated into the global economy....More
The agreement ends Malaysian tariffs on Australian-built vehicles with engines larger than 2.0L. Tariffs on smaller vehicles will be phased out by 2016 and restrictions on import volumes will be lifted....More
Malaysian law compels buyer DRB-Hicom to make an offer to purchase all remaining Proton shares it does not presently own. This is preventing development work on five future Lotus models unveiled at the Paris auto show....More
For the 23rd year in a row, top powertrain engineers from around the world gathered to celebrate the winners of the Wards 10 Best Engines competition. Trophies were awarded at a ceremony in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show.
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.