Volkswagen service centre ready to open in Yangon

Volkswagen will open a service centre in Yangon this month through an agreement with Singapore-listed Yoma Strategic Holdings announced last week. The joint service deal was reached with Volkswagen through Yoma’s majority-held subsidiary German Cars Industry Company (GCI), according to a Yoma press release issued October 23. Set to commence before the end of the […]

Ford launches as govt revamps import rules

Industry observers said they welcomed the notice, which was obtained by The Myanmar Times last week, from the ministry’s Directorate of Trade outlining parameters for distributors to sell new cars in Myanmar though some added it is at most a first step and further clarification is required. Ford became one of the first among other […]

Motoring in Myanmar: Road rocky amid moves ahead

The joys of trans-continental driving in your own car basically boil down to freedom _ you decide when to drive and where to stop for a break and take in what locations on the way have to offer. That’s why driving is often the preferred option in Europe or America over air or rail. In […]