Wednesday, September 28, 2022

DHL Express Starts its Electric Vehicle Fleet in Malaysia with the Delivery of 6 Electric Vehicles for Last Mile Deliveries in the Klang Valley

Earlier today DHL Express, the that very familiar international express service provider, announced the addition of six electric vans in Malaysia. These electric motor powered vehicles will be making its rounds across the Klang Valley for last-mile deliveries. This introduction makes DHL as the first courier company in Malaysia to transition toward a having commercial electric vehicle (EV) fleet. Welcome to the future, courtesy of DHL, I presume

Sea Hawk Global Lines Sdn Bhd Receives The First 10 of Their 40 Scania NTG Prime Movers Ordered

Scania Malaysia had on the 15th of September 2022 delivered the first batch of 10 out of 40 units of New Truck Generation (NTG) prime movers ordered together with a Repair & Maintenance (R&M) Contract to Sea Hawk Global Lines Sdn Bhd (Sea Hawk). A 10-year complimentary Scania Fleet Management System (FMS) Control 10 were also extended for all the 40 NTGs. Aside from that, the whole procurement used Scania Financial Services for the financing package making this another complete vehicle package arrangement.

Monday, September 26, 2022

Perodua Ativa Hybrid Programme Launched - But Only with 300 Subscribers That Will Be Part of Perodua's First Hybrid Vehicle

Today, the 26th of September 2022 is quite a memorable day. A national car is going hybrid. Peroduais starting on its first-of-its-kind electric vehicle 'real time' study which also incorporates a long-term mobility as a service market study involving 300 subscribers of its limited Ativa Hybrid model. From this we will see the Ativa Hybrid compact SUV on Malaysian roads and Perodua's study on how Malaysian consumers take to the subscription method of car 'ownership'.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Sime Darby Auto Connexion Launches the Next-Generation Ford Everest SUV for the Malaysian Market - 3 Variants Starting at RM263,888 Onwards

Ford Motor Company's Malaysian official distributor Sime Darby Auto Connexion has launched the 2022 Next-generation Ford Everest. The very chunky, tough looking SUV is available in three versions – the 2WD Sport and the 4WD Trend and Titanium. Taking after its Ford Ranger pickup truck sibling, the new Everest is rugged yet sleek on the outside and all cozy and comfortable, safe, high-tech on the inside with seating for 7 people too.

Friday, September 23, 2022

The Audi RS Q8 is Officially Available in Malaysia


Good news to those that like Audi. The flagship 2022 Audi RS Q8 SUV has been officially made available here by Audi's authorised distributor here, PHS Automotive Malaysia and it will be priced from RM1,699,990 inclusive of duties and sales tax. 

Sunday, September 18, 2022

PETRONAS' GENTARI - A Clean Energy Provider Setup is Launched Beginning with a Suite of Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Green Mobility Solutions


On September 15, 2022 PETRONAS officially launched their clean energy solutions provider Gentari Sdn Bhd (GENTARI). The new venture was officially launched by Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob following a brand introduction in June of this year. The entity, wholly owned by PETRONAS, Malaysia's oil and gas giant, aims to become a one-stop integrated clean energy solutions provider, beginning with a suite of renewable energy, hydrogen and green mobility solutions for commercial, industrial, and retail customers. Quite a necessary initiative as eventually when all nations push for sustainable and green energy.

HINO Opens New Service Outlets in Georgetown, Penang and in Sungai Petani, Kedah

Hino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (HINO) had appointed two new HASOs (Hino Approved Service Outlet) up north in Georgetown, Penang and in Sungai Petani, Kedah. This strengthens its service network and provide easy access for after-sales support to customers, for the northern region, improving its customer support network. UP Service Centre Sdn Bhd (UP Service) located in Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, and Hong Yee Car Computer Service Sdn Bhd (Hong Yee Car) located in Sungai Petani, Kedah operate these two new centres.

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Booking is Now Open for the all-new 10-seater Hyundai Staria - Scheduled to be Sold by 4th Quarter of 2022

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has informed that they will be launching the 10 seater variant for the spaceship inspired Hyundai Staria. While they like to call it a spaceship, I think that it is more akin to the head of a Shinkansen high speed train. But what ever the case, it looks very futuristic and now you can order one with more seats by the fourth quarter of 2022.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Enters Into a MOU with Montfort Boys Town to Strengthen its Advanced Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia earlier today entered into a two year long Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Montfort Boys Town to cultivate and develop local young talent for its Advanced Modern Apprenticeship programme. Here, students from Montfort Boys Town who successfully pass the annual pre-enrolment assessment will receive a full scholarship and have a passport to the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Modern Apprenticeship Programme.

New 2022 BMW M850i xDrive Coupe MY Edition Launched - Exclusive for Malaysia Edition at Only RM 1,102,800.00+++

BMW Malaysia had on the 13th of September 2022 unveiled the newly enhanced BMW M850i xDrive CoupĂ© MY Edition. This is a special Malaysia only version of the potent M850i and it features added enhancements for the luxury M Performance sports coupĂ©, a refreshed front end and a suite of upgraded standard equipment. The price before insurance of this range topping coupe is RM 1,102,800.00 before you factor in insurance. 

Sunday, September 11, 2022

Volvo Car Malaysia Launches Two Volvo Certified Damage Repair Centres Located in Ara Damansara and in Glenmarie

At the Glenmarie VCDR Launch

Volvo Car Malaysia is stepping up the game in providing better customer aftersales by introducing its first dedicated body repair and paint service facilities through the launch of the Volvo Certified Damage Repair Centre (VCDR). The VCDR service is now available at Federal Auto Cars, Glenmarie and Sime Darby Swedish Auto, Ara Damansara, So customers will get to enjoy an end-to-end high quality body repair and paint service from the authorised aftersales dealerships for customers who have gotten accident damage to their Volvo cars.