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Zone RV : New Home Adventure Zone

Zone RV is at the forefront of the Australian towable RV industry. We take a look at the company, its various models, and how the RV is helping Australians realise their dreams of setting free on the open road.

JAX Tyres & Auto : Close Customer Collaboration

Steve Grossrieder, CEO and Managing Director at JAX Tyres & Auto, explains his company’s customer-centric approach to operations in Australia. 

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Volvo: Bringing a touch of Swedish class to Thailand’s automotive market

One of Scandinavia's most reputed brands, the automotive giant is also making its mark on the Asian continent, not least in Thailand where its subsidiary Volvo Cars Thailand is going from strength to strength.  

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APM Automotive Holdings Berhad

Driving Ambitions Further Afield Writer: Matthew Staff Project Manager: Arron Rampling   For 45 years, APM Automotive Holdings Berhad has thrived as a components manufacturer striving to make a notable splash in the regional automotive pool, and is setting its sights further and further afield in order to extend this objective as widespread as possible. With a consistent goal to be a competitive regional automotive components manufacturer in the midterm before becoming a global supplier in the long-term, the business has grown from humble beginnings to that end and the past decade especially has seen the Company establish ASEAN-wide manufacturing operations to realise this future ambition. “A strong OEM presence in Malaysia, coupled with manufacturing facilities already firmly established in the region, has helped APM’s efforts in the local replacement as well as export markets,” the Company states. “We are committed to providing our customers with products of the highest quality.” As a listed Group split into suspension, interior and plastics, heat exchange and electrical, marketing, and engineering divisions; the diversification that has occurred over the years is an indictment of the small flexible ethos embraced initially, and the emphatic aims laid out further down the line. And with Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, the USA, Australia and the Netherlands all catered for from its Malaysian hub, APM continues to defy challenges and roll with the industry punches to find significant sector differentiators and to keep evolving. “As an automotive component manufacturer, APM spent many years developing its competencies before expanding into the global market,” General Manager of Overseas

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Hertz partners with China Auto Rental

Car hire firm Hertz has agreed a deal to buy a 20 percent stake in China Auto Rental, as it looks to expand its presence in China.

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VW recalls 384,000 cars in China

China's quality watchdog the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China has said in a statement on its website that carmaker Volkswagen AG will recall 384,181 vehicles in the country to fix a long-standing gearbox problem.

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Volkswagen to open seven China factories

Volkswagen is planning to open seven more factories in China, chief executive Martin Winterkorn says.

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India car sales fall 26%

Car sales in India's passenger market fell by nearly 26 percent last month on an annual basis, industry figures show.

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Chinese motor company aims higher

As South African consumers continue to embrace the red dragon, we talk to Tony Pinfold, chairperson of Great Wall Motors South Africa.

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