News – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:31:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 BIMS 2017: 38th Bangkok International Motorshow Kicks-Off In Style! https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bims-2017-38th-bangkok-international-motorshow-kicks-off-style/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/bims-2017-38th-bangkok-international-motorshow-kicks-off-style/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:46:59 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123708

Hot-off the floor from IMPACT Challenger, AF is at the official Press and VIP day for the 38th Bangkok International Motorshow 2017! With the tagline “Reach to the Planet of Technology“, the 38th installation of BIMS promises to be yet another spectacle of automotive extravagance, which has earned this show the ‘Best in the Region” …

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Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific 2017 Returns to Singapore https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ferrari-challenge-asia-pacific-2017-returns-singapore/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ferrari-challenge-asia-pacific-2017-returns-singapore/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:34:08 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123719

The 2017 Ferrari Challenge Asia-Pacific will once again make its return to Singapore in support of the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. The Marina Bay Street Circuit, noted to be one of the most physically challenging on the F1 calendar with 23 corners, will see around 30 drivers representing Singapore, Japan, China, Hong Kong, New …

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Pencarian Rakan Strategi Asing Proton Berjalan Seperti Biasa, Semua Pembida Masih Bersaing https://www.autofreaks.com/news/pencarian-rakan-strategi-asing-proton-berjalan-seperti-biasa-semua-pembida-masih-bersaing/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/pencarian-rakan-strategi-asing-proton-berjalan-seperti-biasa-semua-pembida-masih-bersaing/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:58:00 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123709

Dalam satu kenyataan baru-baru ini, Pengarah Urusan Kumpulan DRB-HICOM, Dato’ Sri Syed Faisal Albar menegaskan bahawa semua pembida termasuk Geely and PSA Group masih lagi bersaing untuk dipilih menjadi FSP Proton. “Ada laporan media yang menyatakan DRB-HICOM kini hanya mempunyai satu pembida. Saya ingin mengesahkan bahawa semua pihak yang membuat bidaan masih bersaing dan DRB-HICOM kini sedang …

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Ford GT Gets 5 Driving Modes, Including V-Max For Maximum Straight-line Speed https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ford-gt-gets-5-driving-modes-including-v-max-maximum-straight-line-speed/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/ford-gt-gets-5-driving-modes-including-v-max-maximum-straight-line-speed/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:10:54 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123698

For the all-new Ford GT, Ford Performance engineers set out to ensure that being behind the wheel of the 647hp supercar is an absolute joy regardless of driving conditions. Ford equipped the all-new GT with five drive modes to attain ideal performance of the supercar – whether on-road driving on a nice summer day, contending with rain and other elements, …

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Uber Introduces New Security Feature For Its App https://www.autofreaks.com/news/uber-introduces-new-security-feature-app/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/uber-introduces-new-security-feature-app/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:55:14 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123688

Uber has just released a new security feature on its app called the Real-Time ID Check which uses Microsoft Cognitive Services to protect both Uber riders and drivers. Real-Time ID Check prompts drivers to take a selfie before going online to help ensure the driver using the app matches the account Uber have on file. This prevents fraud …

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First Release Candidate of Model 3 Shown [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/eco/first-release-candidate-model-3-shown-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/eco/first-release-candidate-model-3-shown-video/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:30:02 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123686

Elon Musk shared on Twitter a short clip of the first release candidate of the upcoming Tesla Model 3. He explained in terms of where the Model 3 and Model S fits in the automotive world by saying that the Model 3 would compete with the likes of the BMW 3-series and the Audi A4. …

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Toyota and Microsoft is teaming up https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-microsoft-teaming/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-microsoft-teaming/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:32 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123684

Fresh from announcing their partnership with NTT, Toyota is now teaming up with Microsoft. This partnership involves Microsoft providing Toyota access to its connected vehicle patents. Autonews reports that the agreement is not exclusive which means that Microsoft can also license these patents to other automakers. The technologies include Microsoft’s operating system, voice recognition, gesture …

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Mr. Paul de Courtois Appointed as new Managing Director of BMW Group Asia https://www.autofreaks.com/news/mr-paul-de-courtois-appointed-new-managing-director-bmw-group-asia/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/mr-paul-de-courtois-appointed-new-managing-director-bmw-group-asia/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:45:45 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123681

Mr. Paul de Courtois will take up the post of Managing Director of BMW Group Asia, with effect from 1 May 2017. Prior to his new appointment as the Managing Director of BMW Group Asia, Mr. de Courtois served as the Director General of BMW Group Poland for the last four years. Mr. de Courtois …

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Toyota and NTT Team up for connected car agenda https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-ntt-team-connected-car-agenda/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/toyota-ntt-team-connected-car-agenda/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:41:10 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123677

Toyota and the NTT Group aims to share their technologies, knowledge, and expertise as well as making use of big data to carry out a joint collaborative research and development for new technologies in the connected mobility world. These technologies will look at solving various issues facing society, including traffic accidents and congestion, and for …

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BIMS 2017: First Photos From The 38th Bangkok International Motorshow 2017! https://www.autofreaks.com/motor-shows/bims-2017-first-photos-38th-bangkok-international-motorshow-2017/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motor-shows/bims-2017-first-photos-38th-bangkok-international-motorshow-2017/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:44:23 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123629

    Yes folks, coming to you ‘live’ from IMPACT Challenger in Bangkok, Thailand, AF has just touched down at the 2017 Bangkok International Motorshow! And we’ve snuck in before the official opening day tomorrow to get these first glimpses of BIMS 2017 for you… This is the 38th installment of BIMS, and it promises …

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