May 10, 2010
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Subaru won the predicate safest car in Japan.
Grace given by Japan’s New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) to the Legacy of output in 2010. Unfortunately, the car was not signed by the Subaru trafficked Indonesia.
Subaru Legacy not only recognized by Japan, but in other parts of the world. In Europe and Australia, this sedan gets a predicate as the safest car. Furthermore, in the United States bearing the “Top Safety Pick” by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Parties JNCAP hit-test and see the impact caused to the driver, front passenger, and pedestrian. Previously, several other Subaru models such as Impreza, won a similar award in 2007. Likewise Forester in 2008.
Modulo accessories package for the All New Odyssey
PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) MPV accessories are also imported from Japan’s Honda’s home modification, Modulo. HPM fact offered in packages.
When launching, it is also shown Odyssey-4 gene that has been modified by Modulo, especially the exterior. “In Japan there is also a version of Mugen, but are included in the new Indonesia Modulo,” said Jonfis Fandy, director of marketing and sales services HPM on the sidelines of the launch of All New Odyssey in Jakarta, yesterday.
For additional packages Modulo accessories, owner of All New Odyssey must spend an additional USD 34.9 million. With this package, a premium Honda MPV exterior look is becoming more and more sporty style thanks to the design of aero bumper (front / rear), fog lamps, side-skirts, rear spoiler, and footrests.
For the interior, done some touches to give the impression of luxury on the panels, doors, and speakers. For a separate package, the HPM provides 17 kinds of accessories, ranging from the smallest, emblems IDR 564 000 up to IDR 58 million for a new rim.
April 9, 2010
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Toyota Prius is still Best Seller in Japan
Although the issue of withdrawal and repair or recall of the Prius because of brake problems throughout the world incessantly, it was not made retroactive consumers. Evidently, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association (Jada) in March and then show, this hybrid car sales reached 35,546 units. This makes it a best-selling car in Japan.
Achievement was defended by the best-selling Prius for 11 consecutive months. With it all, this hybrid car sales in Japan for 12 months already reached 277,485 units. Total sales beat the previous best-selling car in Japan, Honda Fit or yiatu in Indonesia known as Jazz. Honda’s top product is sold 173,154 units during 12 months.
Because of the high consumer demand for Japanese of the Prius, the pivot of this car long enough, that is 6 months. Explained Similarly, Japanese consumers buy the high interest in the Prius is due to the existence of government incentives for the cars fuel economy. In this case, the Prius is not invincible!
April 8, 2010
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HPM has exported 2600 units MPV
Honda cars in Indonesia seemed to boost export performance. Until the first quarter of this year, PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) has exported 2600 units of multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), its flagship, Freed to Thailand with a total value reached Rp520 billion.
The rate was the prime export done since the acquisition on December 14, 2009. Jonfis Fandy as Director of Marketing and Sales Service HPM said, starting economic recovery in ASEAN countries to make export of ATPM continue to rise.
In fact, the HPM has continued to develop its export market to Malaysia and managed to get new orders. The plan, in April will begin to send 300 units to the State Freed neighbor.
Potential Freed exports so far this year could reach 5000-6000 units to four destination countries namely, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, and Malaysia.
Meanwhile, efforts to optimize the impact on the export of factory to increase production activity since February. Additional overtime on weekends to be the main solution utilizing HPM after its employees working two shifts.
March 20, 2010
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SUV Volvo XC60
Volvo XC60 SUV will go to Indonesia. Volvo, ready to hit the market back to Indonesia by issuing XC60 in mid-2010 this.
However, Volvo Indonesia reducing the capacity of engine XC60 with a capacity of 3200 cc engine but XC60 engine capacity of 2000 cc and 2500 cc.
This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PT Indobuana Autoraya, Paul B. Suranto which is ATPM Volvo, in Jakarta, Plaza Senayan, Jakarta, Thursday (18/3/2010).
“Mid-year we will realese it, but we will release the XC60 with a capacity of 2.0 liters and 2.5 liters,” says Paul.
Electoral capacity, according to Paul because XC60 capacity of 3.2 liters will be valuable when put to Rp 1.3 billion.
“While the capacity of 2.0 and 2.5 we can hopefully tap into the number under $ 1 billion,” he said.
March 17, 2010
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Chevrolet Prime (limited edition)
In order to strengthen the existence of sales-support products Chevrolet (Chevy) Captiva in Indonesia, PT General Motors Autoworld Indonesia (Indonesia GM) launched a new variant. ATPM secretly Chevrolet cars in Indonesia that offers the sport utility vehicle (SUV), Chevrolet Prime limited edition.
GM Indonesia only provide 50 units of Prime for customers and has started to be booked in the nearest Chevy delaer.
The plan is sold at Rp340 million per unit on the road in Jakarta.
From the observation Kompas.com, there are some differences compared to the Prime offer conventional products. From the exterior, there is a new touch, among others, fog lamps with chrome decorations, sporting a sticker on both sides of the car, a new taillight design, and size 17-inch alloy wheels.
For the type of engine, GM’s choosing Indonesia 2.0-liter diesel and no change in the kitchen in terms of runway. Log into the interior, luxurious feel with a touch of suade material in the seat and door trim.
Prime is offered in two colors Black and Silver favorites. The reason, of all cars sold in Indonesia, dominated by the Black and Silver with the composition of each 35 percent, while the remaining contested by other colors.
March 15, 2010
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Audi in Indonesia launched the latest variant of Audi, the Audi A6 in the Audi Center MT Haryono, Jakarta. This latest model Audi 3.0 TFSI engine and quattro is equipped with the technology. Machine technology allows the reduction of fuel consumption to 15 percent.
“Space-owned car cabin is spacious and elegant, beautiful interior organized, comfortable suspension and balanced and sporty machines at once efficient, launching Thursday, March 11, 2010.
Audi A6 with a 3.0 TFSI engine plus quattro technology is offered at a price of USD 953 million off the road and is available in six different colors, brilliant black, phantom black, quartz gray, blue night, ice silver, and white ibis. While the Audi A6 with a 2.0 TFSI engine is offered at a price of USD 690 million off the road with the same color.
Audi A6 design emphasis lies on a series of new accent by translating power Audi A6 character. Single-frame grille, bumper and fog lights changed appearance to strengthen Audi characters.
Design Audi A6 also supported by front and rear lights are equipped with LED Daytime Running Lights to produce optimal lighting.
March 13, 2010
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Honda Odyssey Gen-4
Good news for fans of luxury MPV 7-passenger medium-Honda, the Odyssey. The fourth generation of Honda MPV will be launched in next May in Indonesia by his ATPM, PT Honda Prospect Motor.
Actually, Odyssey launch in Indonesia was a year delay. The reason, HPM has plans to market the latest version at the beginning of the year. However, because the recession engulfing the world and get swept Indonesia, HPM was postponed.
Now, with the economy getting better, selling cars these days continues to increase, Honda decided to get this middle MPV market. Machines used the same capacity Odyssey CR-V and 2.4-liter Honda Accord. As for transmission, automotive CVT with torque converter. During the 2009 Honda Odyssey does not sell at all, whereas in 2008 only 3 units.
December 13, 2009
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Slavche Tanevsky, a student at the University of Munich, Germany, has created a future concept car, the Lamborghini Madura.
Using of Madura, Tanevsky refer to the name of the island in Indonesia. This island, according to Tanevsky, famous for its bull. For the Germans, naming a car is almost always associated with the might of the bull.
Actually, when in Indonesia, Madura is famous for cows strong. These cows are usually contested in the Arena Karapan Sapi.
This concept is working together Lamborghini and Audi. Lamborghini himself preparing all project materials. According to Tanevsky, this project is the first hybrid product Lamborghini scheduled out in 2016.
As hybrid cars are fuel efficient and environmentally friendly, does not make this Madurese Lamborghini unattractive. This car is designed with a futuristic framework and paint.
Although this design vaguely like the Reventón and the concept car Estoque, but Madura design slimmer, more focused, and more aggressive.
At the front, features more streamlined Madura on the headlights to make room for the air holes larger. Madurese also designed twisting that can lead more perfect wind.