Category: ‘News’

Pakistan New Import Regulations

Posted by Bob On Tuesday, November 27th, 2012



PRESS RELEASE                   Islamabad, November 22, 2012.

         The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet met here today under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to discuss various agenda items of national importance. The following decisions were taken in the meeting.

         The ECC  approved the recommendations of the committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister/Senior Minister for Industries with its members, Secretary Ministry of Commerce, Secretary Ministry of Industries and Chairman FBR for reduction in the age limit of import of used cars from five to three years. The ECC decided that the implementation date of the decision will be effective from December 15, 2012 in order to facilitate the already in process orders for the import of used cars. The measure will provide relief to the local auto vendors industry which is being hurt badly by the import of used cars.

New Serena (S-Hybrid)

Posted by Bob On Friday, July 20th, 2012



Serena Hybird

Nissan released the minivan “Serena” equipped with smart simple hybrid


Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., a smart simple hybrid (S-HYBRID)

Mounted on the “Serena” is scheduled to be released in August


(President: Nishi-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture: Carlos Ghosn, head office) is 18, announced with the “Serena” the (S-HYBRID) smart simple hybrid of new development, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and released in August.


※ product image, see the related documents attached


Added to the engine room the sub-battery for the mosquito motor assist to increase the output and the amount of regenerative power generation energy of the ECO motor equipped with smart simple hybrid this time, newly developed, “Serena” (S-HYBRID) is to increase the storage capacity was achieved by a hybrid system in a simple and compact.


Simple smart hybrid (S-HYBRID), the seating arrangements and easy-to-use class, which is the largest indoor space features, “Serena” because it contains all the systems in the engine room is intact, class (* 1) No . Low fuel consumption of 1: provides (15.2km / L. JC08 mode fuel efficiency 2WD), the automobile acquisition tax and weight tax will be duty free (* 2).

“Serena” also will be subject to all models (* 3) eco-car subsidies.


<Smart simple hybrid to improve the fuel economy of Total Energy Management (S-HYBRID)>

• By increasing the power generation capacity of ECO motor, add a sub battery, increasing the amount of charge to the battery to increase the amount of regenerative energy during deceleration

Increase the frequency with which extended the time-stop idling by using the power storage that is more than that to stop

• During acceleration, the motor drives the ECO power surplus after idling stop, used as a driving force of auxiliary engine


Nissan, eco-car “PURE DRIVE” evolution engine type as the two pillars (* 4), we are working to reduce CO2 emissions and eco-car “zero emissions” the ultimate. Is a model of “PURE DRIVE” with a (4WD) hybrid smart simple (S-HYBRID, 2WD) idling stop system, and also “Serena”.


* 8-seater minivan class of 1:2.0 L (3 car seats in a row). (Source: Nissan July 2012)

* 2: with tax cuts by “tax system promote environmentally friendly vehicles.” In addition, 4WD vehicles equipped with an idling stop system, improving fuel efficiency to 13.6km / L, weight tax and automobile acquisition tax is 75% reduction.

* 3: The eco-car subsidies covered by the car (Notification), Serena subsidy of 100,000 yen registration until January 31, 2013 December 20, 2011. However, the application will be terminated as soon as the total amount exceeded the budget.

* 4: PURE DRIVE is an eco-car line-up type to provide exciting evolution of Nissan’s engine was not until now.

The combination of a variety of cars and eco-technology, to ride every day of people, we will produce new experiences and surprises.











Honda Second line Factory in Malaysia

Posted by Bob On Friday, July 20th, 2012

Start of construction of the second line at the factory Honda four-wheeler, in Malaysia


Start construction of a second line at the factory four-wheel vehicles in Malaysia


Which is a joint venture automobile production and sales of Honda Malaysia, Honda Malaysia in Esudienu HIS Dee Bee (hereinafter, headquarters HMSB: President Pego Melaka State: Yoichiro Ueno) is, on July 19, today, the existing plant of Melaka State made a groundbreaking ceremony of the second line on site. The ceremony, welcomed the ministers Dato Mustafa Mohammed Prime Minister Mohamed Ali Rusutamu of the state government of Malacca, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia as a guest, from Honda et al Hiroshi Kobayashi, chief Asia-Pacific were also in attendance.


In the second line is scheduled to begin operation during the year 2013, “(Japanese name: Fit) jazz” in the plan to produce around the car and hybrid small cars, such as annual production capacity, we plan to 50,000 units You. The total production capacity of HMSB This first line will be 100,000 units from the current 50,000 units. Investment is expected to be 350 million Malaysian Ringgit and ※ (8.6 billion yen 8,000 million), is expected due to launch the second line, to adopt a new approximately 700 employees.


In addition, HMSB is, in anticipation of growing demand for further hybrid car market in Malaysia is Southeast Asia’s largest for Honda, starts with the existing line from the end of 2012 the local production of hybrid vehicles. Currently, the existing line from start of production at the end of 2012, the “jazz” hybrid sales have been imported from Japan, the second line after the start-up in 2013 is expected to be transferred to the second line. HMSB the year 2011, approximately 4,600 units sold in the top segment and hybrid cars in Malaysia in 2012, has been plans to sell about 10,000 units. Honda is that as a leading manufacturer of hybrid vehicles in Malaysia, local production hybrid vehicles, to customers more quickly, cheaply, we will continue to deliver the product on a low-carbon.


In addition, HMSB addition to leading to the establishment of a second line, has promoted the expansion of the field inspection of finished vehicles and test track, according to the production of the “Civic” new model was released on July 12, to the existing line We are also introducing a new type of automatic welding equipment.


Translated into yen ※ 1 Malaysian Ringgit = 24.8


Honda Malaysia [CH Dee Bee Esudienu Summary (Honda Malaysia SDN BHD);

November 2000: Establishment

Capital: 170 million Malaysian Ringgit (about ¥ 42 116 million)

Investment ratio: 51% Honda Motor Co., Ltd., DRB-Haikomu 34%

15% Oriental Holdings

(Yoichiro Ueno) president Yoichiro Ueno Representative:

(120km south from Kuala Lumpur about) Pego Melaka State Location:

Manufacture and sale of automobiles of business:

Production models: City, Civic, Accord, CR-V

Units / year 50 000 Production capacity:

Number of employees: about 1,900 (at the end of June 2012)

System maintenance

Posted by Bob On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Service interruption ( 2 June 2012 ). Due to system maintenance , our service will be temporarily interrupted on June 2, 2012 (Sat) from 11:00 am to 11:30 pm (Japan time) .We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Golden Week 2012

Posted by Bob On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

2012 GOLDEN WEEK Holiday Notice

Our office is scheduled to close from Tuesday May 2 2012 to May 6 Sunday for the GOLDEN WEEK Holiday but we will return on Monday  7 May 2012, when we will be able to reply to your e-mail. For urgent matters please contact us at:

Office Close: 2 May – 6 May 2011


Mobile Telephone: +81-90-4769-0948


Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus , the “FUEL EFFICIENT TRUCK”

Posted by Bob On Friday, April 6th, 2012

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus development, the ”FUEL EFFICIENT TRUCK” fuel-efficient technology for heavy trucks

Fuel-efficient technology for heavy trucks
- Check the fuel economy improvement of more than 10% in ~ “FUEL EFFICIENT TRUCK”

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (President and CEO Albert Kirchmann,Head Office: Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture following: MFTBC), has developed technology that incorporates a low fuel consumption for heavy trucks thistime ”FUEL EFFICIENT TRUCK”.

“FUEL EFFICIENT TRUCK” of new development, optimization of aerodynamic drag, such as the new error Foy, the adoption of lightweight body, power management, beginning with solar cells, the overall adoption of technologies such as low rolling resistance tires, conventional I was able to type in comparison with diesel truck, get afuel economy improvement of more than about 10% (experimental value-house).
Technology adoption, will adopt some mass production car ”Super Great”.
MFTBC, we will continue to develop fuel-efficient technology and various hybridtrack “Super Great Eco Hybrid,” a large was announced last year.

● adopt a newly developed drag error Foy reduce the air resistance, and side skirts
● Adoption of the alternator power generation control technology
● solar cell power generation, such as the adoption of air conditioning when idlingstop parking

※ For details reference image, the technologies employed, see the related documents attached

New Legacy in China

Posted by Bob On Friday, April 6th, 2012

Exhibited ”LEGACY 2013 model year” of China specification Fuji Heavy Industries,the Beijing International Motor Show

Exhibition Overview Beijing International Motor Show 2012

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., the Beijing International Motor Show 2012 to be held onthe 12th (Press Day - 24 April 23, Sun and public Trade Day May 2 - 5 April 25) in April in Beijing, China to, will exhibit the “Legacy 2013 model year” of Chinaspecification.
Legacy type 2013, the theme of design, environment, fuel economy, driving, safety and security across the four areas of the “full performance model change”, has undergone a large-scale improvements.
The model for China has a strong sense of volume by finding the difference thattaking into account the market characteristics, as well as give the exterior design shown an overwhelming presence, increase the height of the car.

※ reference image, see the related documents attached

Beijing Motor Show In addition to this, in addition to reference exhibit the ”SubaruBRZ” will debut in China, will exhibit the new rally car will compete in China in 2012.In addition, the press briefing is scheduled to perform at the Subaru booth on Monday23 April.

In the Subaru global site (, opened asite dedicated April 6, from 11 today, including the teaser image of the “LEGACY2013 model year”, the future , is scheduled to deliver information, such as the press conference.


Posted by Bob On Thursday, March 15th, 2012

MAZDA NEW MODEL SUV  ”CX-5″Orders for a total of approximately 8,000 units
Strong sales of ”Mazda CX-5″ New
- Order the number of monthly sales plan minutes and eight months -

Mazda Motor Corporation (hereinafter referred to as Mazda), at the time, March 14 is number of orders total of ”Mazda CX-5″ newly released on February 16,8,000 units about to be minute and eight months of 1,000 units planned monthly sales announced that it has become a strong and sales.

Mazda CX-5 “XD L Package (cross-Dee El package)”

※ reference image, see the related documents attached

Has greatly exceeded the initial expectations of both the vehicles with clean diesel engine vehicles equipped with gasoline engine powerful driving feelgood feeling of power, of a par car 4.0L V8 gasoline engine with a linear sense of unity with the car can enjoy. In addition, the ratio of different engineconfigurations, 27% vehicles equipped with gasoline engines, clean dieselengine-equipped vehicles is 73%.

Customer base is broad around the 30s and 40s, from a customer, even inlong-distance movement ”" that both is and economical driving performance”good” gas mileage in the car ”4WD” excellent design in the SUV “received avoice such as “high loading capacity. not likely to feel the fatigue and stress, resulting in high levels.

In addition, Mazda will be held from March 31 in all stores the same car trial ride meeting announcement.

“We evaluated many of our customers. At the same time, I appreciate very much, I feel a response to market development of clean diesel in the country.This the” CX CX-5 “new”, CEO President and Chairman and CEO TakashiYamanouchi -5 was said ”we are confident, and able to achieve more than160,000 units per year as car sales second only mission-critical acceleration,Atenza, Demio in”.

Porsche exhibition at Tokyo Motor Show

Posted by Bob On Friday, November 25th, 2011


Porsche, nine exhibited in Tokyo Motor Show and New 911 Carrera

42th Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Porsche booth

9 exhibited four models all models, including the Japan premiere

Porsche, Ltd. (Headquarters: Meguro-ku, Tokyo, President: Toshio Akira Kurosaka) is March 12 (Sat) to 11 (Sunday) will be held at Tokyo Big Sight, “the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011″ , the exhibit will include a total of nine vehicles, led by Japan premiere new 911 Carrera 4.

This time, the Porsche booth, renewed the components of about 90%, and Japan emerged as the premier New 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera S boasts more than 911 performance and environmental performance of the past. The new Gran Turismo 4WD just played the world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show Also, Panamera GTS, “the world’s fastest one-make series’ four models plus the 2012 911 GT3 Cup race cars of the Porsche Carrera Cup Japan is known as Japan plays a premium model.
Porsche’s latest hybrid model of a hybrid car with a history spanning more than 100 years, Cayenne S Hybrid will also appear on the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid booth.

“The 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011″ is the venue moved to Tokyo in 24 years Swing, will be held at Tokyo Big Sight, Ariake, Koto. Show this, the future of the car, rice a strong message that we have originated towards the world boldly bright, “The world can change in the car.” “Mobility can change the world.” Has been the subject of .


■ Exhibition Place
Tokyo Big Sight East Hall 4

■ Exhibition Vehicle
1.911 Carrera S (991) ※ Japan Premiere
2.911 Carrera (991) ※ Japan Premiere
3. Panamera GTS ※ Japan Premiere
4.911 GT3 Cup (model year 997,2012) ※ Japan Premiere
5. Cayenne S Hybrid
6. The Panamera S Hybrid
7. Boxster
8. Cayman R
9.911 Turbo S Cabriolet (997)

Citroen Peugeot Japon, at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show “3008HYbrid4″ three such exhibit

Posted by Bob On Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Citroen Peugeot Japon, at the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show “3008HYbrid4″ three such exhibit

Exhibit outlining the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show Peugeot

Which premiered in Japan ~ “3008HYbrid4″ other three-meter exhibition

Citroen Peugeot Japon Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo: Ueno Kunihisa) is March 12 (Sat) to 11 (Sunday) to Tokyo Big Sight (Koto Ward, Tokyo) held that “the 42nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011″ in the latest three Peugeot cars (one, two reference exhibit) will be exhibited.

Featured exhibit booth Peugeot vehicles, Exhibit, and the first time in Japan model “3008HYbrid4″ is. The model diesel engines (2.0 liter HDi FAP/120kW (163ps) and motor (27kW maximum output) combines the world’s first “full hybrid” is a production car. Peugeot improved fuel economy and CO2 emissions. reduction, as the engine can be equipped with the latest generation Stop & Start technology and Peugeot, diesel was adopted.

“3008HYbrid4″ is the combination of motor and diesel engine

● 4-wheel drive

● Maximum output 200ps

● ZEV mode (Zero Emission Vehicle: zero emission car)

● CO2 emissions of 99g/km

The functionality and performance of Semashita.

“3008HYbrid4″ is excellent output control by adopting a hybrid technology, modularity, and combines the feel of driving a new level, and address the needs of customers with unique high demand for cars. The model ZEV mode, 4WD mode, sports mode, which is set to auto-mode four driving modes, the driver can enjoy each driving mode is selected freely depending on driving conditions.

“3008HYbrid4″ is sent out into the world in order to achieve both environmental protection and driving pleasure, proposed by Peugeot

The new crossover model.

The model in the spring of 2012, plans to begin selling in Europe.

Peugeot’s flagship model went on sale in July this year, “508″ is the first production model Peugeot adopted a new design. Sales target for 2011 is estimated at 600 units, is expected to achieve sales goals and performed well almost.

Features of the Peugeot 508

● presented a new direction for Peugeot Design, the first production models

Class quality and extensive features ● flagship model suitable, quiet, high-class interior space of the largest

● downsizing and weight reduction in engine achieve better fuel economy than conventional +17%

Achieve ride comfort ●. The front suspension uses MacPherson struts in the new development

● Safety of advanced passive and active safety conscious

Of, and 5 points.

The model, sedan and station wagon “SW” There are two variations of the body, the engine is equipped with 1.6. DOHC inline four-cylinder with turbocharger (115kW maximum power (156ps) / 6,000 rpm, maximum torque of 240Nm (24.5kg-m) / 1,400 ~ 3,500 rpm), the combined six-speed automatic transmission. Sedan, each SW, Black fabric seats, entry-level models that are equipped with 16 in. alloy wheels “Allure (Allure)” and the black leather seat and models equipped with advanced 17-inch alloy wheels with “Griffe (glyph)” on Line up the two grades.

Models will be exhibited in Tokyo, the senior grade “Griffe”, and in fine nappa leather interior use (Exhibit not introduced in Japan), a cigar leather color “Cohiba (Cohiba),” a cue from chocolate brown and has obtained. Same interior has been scheduled to be introduced into Japan in 2012.

Introduced into the Japanese market last year, both the driving and sporty and dynamic exterior design flowing, compact sports coupe for the first Peugeot “RCZ”, set the left-hand and right-hand drive and is equipped with an engine different. RHD (AT 6-speed) is, 115kW maximum power (156ps) / 6,000 rpm, maximum torque of 240Nm (24.5kg-m) is / 1,400 ~ 3,500 rpm engine, LHD (MT 6-speed) to is, 147kW (200ps) / 5,800 rpm, 275Nm (28.1kg-m) is equipped with high-performance engine that generates / 1,700 rpm.

The awards will be exhibited in model specification LHD, vehicles equipped with option package, black carbon roof, supple leather dashboard to “integral leather”, a special model and mounted 19-inch alloy wheels.

Citroen Peugeot Japon, as well as presentation form of the Peugeot car continues to innovate for the future society through the Tokyo Motor Show, Peugeot will continue to appeal the latest models.

● Peugeot 1.2 W Stand Ho – Le

● 400m2 booth area

● number of vehicles on display three