Proton adapting operations for compliance with MCO

Proton has adapted to comply with the movement control order (MCO) that has been in effect since March 18, the national automaker said in a statement. The company said it has adhered to the requirements of the MCO in order to help limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in

For a change, 3rd-party insurance rates NOT hiked

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has deferred the hike in 3rd party motor insurance premium for FY2020-21 due to the Coronavirus lockdown. Existing insurance premium rates for both 4-wheelers and 2-wheelers have been extended beyond March 31, 2020, until further notice. It has been reported that IRDAI

Silverstone sets deadline for British GP decision

Silverstone has set a deadline of the end of April to decide if this year’s British Grand Prix will go ahead. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the first eight races of the 2020 Formula 1 season to either be cancelled or postponed. No decision has yet been taken on

Lowes, Fores join Rea for Kawasaki’s Suzuka 8 Hours defence

Alex Lowes and Xavi Fores will join Jonathan Rea for Kawasaki’s title defence in the Suzuka 8 Hours in 2020. Rea, Leon Haslam and Toprak Razgatiloglu won the 2019 edition of the Suzuka 8 Hours, ending a barren run for Kawasaki stretching back to 1993. However, with Haslam and Razgatilogulu

Ford recalls cars for doors that can open while driving

Ford is recalling select compacts and sedans for an issue that could result in a door opening while the car is moving, the automaker announced Wednesday. The recall includes 248,912 vehicles in the U.S., including the 2014-2015 Ford Fiesta, the 2014-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ mid-size sedans.  Ford said

Police arrest 110 people for flouting the MCO, remind the public not to move about without good reason

The police has warned the public that it will not hesitate to take action against those who leave their home without good reason during the movement control order (MCO) period, which has now been extended by another two weeks to April 14. According to inspector-general of police Tan Sri Abdul

Rumors: Tesla Orders Parts For Model Y Production At Gigafactory 3

Two new large manufacturing buildings are under construction at the same time, while Model 3 production hits 3,000 units a week. The Tesla Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai is currently an extremely busy place in the world as besides ramping-up the Made-in-China (MIC) Model 3 production and expansion of the site,

Hamlin beats Earnhardt for eNASCAR Pro Invitational win

It was a thrilling day of racing at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway Sunday in the first ever eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series event. With NASCAR’s season suspended until at least May 3rd due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the series’ top drivers took to sim racing to fill the void in an exhibition

Forum Friday: Corrado 3.6L for Coronavirus

We avoided the title “Corradovirus.” You’re welcome. What better way to spend a quarantined Friday, than with an info-packed build thread from our forums! This week we bring you what looks like a stock Corrado SLC. Not so fast! VWvortex member Row1Rich happened to have one of Volkswagen’s newer 3.6-liter

VW's Plans For A 2.5 Five-Cylinder Golf R Were Dashed By Audi

It’s a case of evolution rather than revolution for the next VW Golf R. It’ll use a tweaked version of the EA888 inline-four turbo engine that powered its predecessor, with an output in the region of 330bhp. Recent spy shots show that it won’t even look that distinct from the