Lawrence Ulrich (New York Times) CHATSWORTH, Calif. A vintage Fiat 124 Spider accelerates up a canyon road in the San Fernando Valley. But there’s something strange about this Pininfarina-designed Italian roadster. First, it feels downright peppy as it chugs uphill. And there’s actually no “chugging,” but rather a spacey, high-pitched whir. Inside...

JETOUR X70 Makes a Debut

Ei Thandar Tun/Myanmar Business Today Gold AYA Motors International launched its second locally made model, the JETOUR X70, at Inya Lake Hotel on December 1. “This midrange SUV is designed to be multi-purpose,” said Mr. Yan Jun, vice general manager of the company. “We added more seats so that it can...
Zin Thu Tun/Myanmar Business Today Volvo distributor Performance Auto International opened a showroom in Mandalay on November 23. The showroom on Thiekpan road will showcase XC90, XC60, XC40, S90 and V40 Cross Country with prices ranging from $55,000 to $220,000. “The new showroom will give new experience to our buyers as it...
Billed as offering near-luxury appointments at reasonable prices, the Hyundai Tucson 2020 grabbed the Best Small Family SUV Car of the Year 2019 award at the MCOTY event on November 27. Already the best-selling car in Myanmar, the midsized SUV produced by Shwe Daehan Motors under the SKD system received...
Myanmar’s car market is booming. Even as demand for used cars continues to grow, new showrooms for brand-new cars are opening for business and motor expos are held frequently to showcase new models. The government’s new vehicle ownership policy has stirred up the used-car market but has had no...
By Ei Thandar Tun / Myanmar Business Today The 7th CarsDB Auto Show Yangon 2019, will showcase vehicles from 14 auto brands. The brands included BAIC, Borgward, Chevrolet, Ford, GAC, Gold AYA, Hyundai, Isuzu, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Suzuki...
Cycle & Carriage Automobile Myanmar Co Ltd, the authorised dealer of Mercedes-Benz in Myanmar, is to introduce buses manufactured by the German automaker to the Myanmar market.U Aung Thet Lwin, head of the company’s sales department, said that buses produced by Mercedes will be introduced as buses currently in...
The sales for BMW cars have remained high despite the typical monsoon downturn in auto sales as the German automaker has specialised some of their products to fit the conditions in Myanmar.“Before, some components could not function properly in Myanmar’s climate and road conditions, as they could be easily...
Suzuki Motor Corp will invest “several billion yen” to build a second auto plant in Myanmar in a bid to make quick inroads into the country’s booming auto market, a report said. Japan’s Nikkei business daily reported that the company has secured a 20-hectare plot at the Japanese-backed Thilawa special...
Japanese carmakers Suzuki and Toyota are bidding for parts and manufacturing facilities in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).Aung Naing Oo, director general of the Myanmar Investment Commission, said the two Japanese auto giants and France-based auto parts manufacturer Lafarge have all made...