2020 crisis stopped Renault picking academy driver

Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul has said the global health crisis prevented them from selecting an academy driver alongside Esteban Ocon for 2021. Upon Wednesday’s confirmation that Fernando Alonso would be returning to Formula 1 with Renault in 2021, there was criticism from some quarters that the move hardly acted

2020 Proton Saga Anniversary Edition launched – 35th birthday special in black-yellow, 1,100 units, RM39,300 – paultan.org

Happy birthday, Proton Saga! The first national car is 35 years old today, and Proton has released this car – the Proton Saga Anniversary Edition – to mark the milestone. We’ve had a good idea of what to expect from yesterday’s teasers; now here’s the car in full. Internally called

2020 Toyota Corolla Cross debuts in Thailand – TNGA platform; petrol and hybrid powertrains; from RM132k – paultan.org

This is the new Toyota Corolla Cross, which has just made its first global debut in Thailand, and will be launched in other markets in the near future. Developed based on the concept of “Corolla meets SUV,” the model rides on the TNGA-C platform that is also found in the

2020 Cadillac XT6 Premium Luxury Review

Clothes tell a lot about a person, especially when it comes to one’s tastes for the finer things in life. I admit to enjoying designer wear, but the garments must be comfortable and stylish. What does this have to do with a luxury SUV like the 2020 Cadillac XT6? Simple:

2020 WSBK teams gear up for racing in Spain – paultan.org

With the 2020 World Superbike Championship (WSBK) racing season truncated by the spread of Covid-19 and associated social distancing measures, teams are now preparing for the second race of this year. To be held at Jerez, Spain on the weekend on July 31 to August 2, the WSBK race follows

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf R: prices, specs and launch date

Our spy photographers have snapped the new Volkswagen Golf R inside and out, ahead of its expected launch later this year The next-generation Volkswagen Golf R hot hatch is being pushed through the final phases of its development programme. The German brand’s latest rival for the Mercedes-AMG A 35 and

June 2020: Tata registers lowest degrowth among carmakers

In June 2020, Tata Motors’ sales fell just 9.47% YoY compared to an average decline of 46% across the industry. The home-grown carmaker dispatched 11,419 units in the month compared to the 12,614 units in the same month last year. In the same period, Maruti sales fell by 53.8%, Hyundai

The big questions for F1 2020 2.0

Formula 1 will finally get under way with back-to-back races in Austria, but the championship has been forced to make tough choices to ensure it can function responsibly while COVID-19 continues to ravage the planet. Ahead of the first race, Ben Anderson explains the key aspects of F1 2020 2.0

New 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift arrives with design and tech updates

The facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan adds plug-in hybrid power and a hot 316bhp ‘R’ model to the SUV’s line-up Volkswagen has launched a revised version of the Tiguan SUV. The facelifted Mazda CX-5 rival has been given a thorough cosmetic and technology update, as well as a new plug-in hybrid powertrain