With the flood water moving in and affecting the lives of millions of people in Thailand and the region, and with climate change proponents predicting more of the same in the years ahead, it might be wise to have some plans in place to protect your transportation.
Here are some practical ways to avoid flood damage to your car.
Photos of the 2012 Toyota Camry were leaked a few weeks ago, but those were of the North American version. Now we have images of the model that interests us, the one that is a much closer match for the Thai market version.
So what can be said about the new 2012 Toyota Camry? Well, I think it's fair to say that the overall look of the car is okay. Although everything has changed and this is an all-new car, it retains a familiarity that is somehow comforting.
GS Thailand, has developed a new battery which is aimed squarely at the new eco-car market.
Of course, these batteries are probably not all that special if you are used to living in a part of the world where virtually all batteries are modern, and maintenance free. And if you are like me, battery technology probably won't be getting you too excited. However, the effort from GS is appreciated and worth a mention.
With the Nissan March and the Honda Brio leading the way in eco-car sales, Toyota has yet to join the cheap-car party.
The Yaris and Vios are getting old, and although a 2012 Yaris is being prepared for Europe and other markets, there is reason to suspect that Toyota might drop the Yaris and Vios, and replace them with an entirely new car. Oh boy!
Let's take a look at the Toyota Etios, a car which looks like Toyota's most likely contender for Thailand's eco-car project.
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Charn Thaiphadungpong, 57, dropped his nephew off at Temrak Suksa School in Nonthaburi. Then he had some problem with his car, and as a result of this problem he lost control of the car in the school campus and ran the car into a group of 20 sixth-grade students, killing one and injuring 6 others, two of them seriously.
How did this happen?
Following up on the previous coverage of the 2012 Honda CR-V story, there is now an image of the all-new 2012 Honda CR-V in the open, albeit with a fairly heavily disguised front end.
Proposed changes to vehicle tax rates to be based on CO2 emissions are being met with some degree of reservation by the Thai auto industry, ever keen to hammer out the best possible deal.
Will the squeaky wheel get the kick or the oil? Who's crying like the biggest baby? Read on...
A video of a Thai language news report covering the aftermath of the horrific 'accident' is on youtube. During the report, there is some dialogue with the Thai Police Officer responsible for the case. He makes some telling statements, and in light of what we know now, it's clear that he was deliberately misleading.
I don't really know where to start with this story, but it must be told and told and shared and there must be justice. Let everyone know and don't let up.
Let's start with the facts, and take it from there. A 17-year-old girl has been killed after she was hit by a Porsche Cayman.
It gets worse: The driver must have been speeding, because the impact broke the young woman into two pieces.
It gets worse: The driver the proceeded to flee the scene of the accident and continued for 10km before parking the car and abandoning it outside a restaurant.
It gets worse: read on and prepare to get really angry!
Story has been updated. See updates at the base of the article after the jump.