Thursday, January 17, 2019

Modenas brings Malaysia’s first-ever Motorcycle Reality Show - The Pulsar Dareventure reality show Featuring the Modenas Pulsar NS200

 Mr Amiruddin Abd Kadir, Chief Executive Officer of Modenas; along with Kiki Joule (Nurul Alis Aidil Akhbar) host of the Malaysia Pulsar Dareventure; and Mr Anurag Sharma, National Sales Manager ofBajaj Auto Limited during the launch of Pulsar Dareventure Malaysia.

Malaysian motorcycle manufacturer Modenas has produced Malaysia’s first-ever South East Asian edition of the Pulsar Dareventure  internet based reality show. The Pulsar Dareventure motorcycle reality show, was first envisioned by Modenas' manufacturing partners, Bajaj, in 2014. It was first shown in Nepal, Peru, to Sri Lanka and showcased the Bajaj / Modenas Pulsar motorcycle. Here, the Modenas Pulsar NS200 is the bike in question.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Video: Perodua Aruz Advance First Look at the Aruz Official Launch

Here is a video on the newly launched 2019 Perodua Aruz, the Malaysian compact car manufacturer's first 7 seater SUV. To date, the Aruz has garnered over 2,000 bookings prior to the launch and it looks like it will be one of the more popular people carriers under the RM100,000 price range. Coming in at way under that price at RM72,900 and RM77,900 for the Aruz X and the Aruz Advance respectively, it is an affordable people carrier with SUV style looks and construction. 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Perodua Launches the Aruz 7 Seater SUV - RM72,900 Onwards

The Perodua Aruz has been launched. This 7 seater SUV offers tremendous value for your Ringgit as it is priced at Rm72,900 and Rm77,900 on the road before insurance (Peninsula Malaysia) for two variants, the Aruz 1.5 X and 1.5 Advance respectively.

Second Group of Proton Vendors Ink Agreements with Overseas Vendors - Meanwhile Over 2,000 Proton X70 SUVs Already Delivered in Malaysia

Earlier today, a group of Proton vendors entered into collaboration agreements during a ceremony held at the Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC). This is the second group of Proton vendors who have done so and like the first group of vendors, the agreements range in scope from technical agreements and joint ventures to 100% foreign direct investments by the overseas vendors into Malaysia. The new joint ventures is estimated tov bring an initial investment of RM47 million into country with the amount set to multiply over the years in tandem with increases in PROTON'S production volume. All of these collaborations will benefit the local production of the recently launched Proton X70 SUV. Some details of its delivery status is down below.

Motorcycles: BMW Motorrad Malaysia Announces 3 Year Warranty and Roadside Assistance Programs & Announces Revised Pricing for its Models

 BMW G310R

BMW Motorrad Malaysia has marked 2019 by introduced two new programs for the after sales of BMW Motorrad models registered from 1st January 2019 onwards – The BMW Motorrad 3-Year Warranty and Roadside Assistance Programs. They have also announced revised pricing for all of their BMW Motorrad, or Motorcycles in line with the latest excise duties as well as model line-up.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Cycle & Carriage Celebrates 120th Anniversary with the 120 Exceptional Journeys Campaign for their Customers

Cycle & Carriage has been a leading regional automotive group here in Southeast Asia. The group currently are dealers for 10 brands which operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar. Here, they are quite synonymous as being a prominent chain of Mercedes-Benz dealerships. This year, the long established automotive dealership is celebrating its 120th anniversary and  is launching a new brand promise called ‘Exceptional Journeys’ with the 120 Exceptional Journeys contest where 120 customers from Malaysia, Myanmar and Singapore get a chance to win a trip to Mongolia, Nepal or Korea. 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

HINO Malaysia Hands Over School Bus to The Community Chest NGO for the Use of SJK (T) Kangar, Perlis / All Hino Vehicles Sold By Hino Malaysia are B10 Biodiesel Compatible

Hino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (HMSM) held a small handing over ceremony where they handed over their Hino XZU720L1 Mini Bus complete with School Bus colours to The Community Chest (TCC), a non-government charitable organisation which purchased the mini bus as a donation for SJK (T) Kangar, Perlis. The ceremony was attended by administrators of The Community Chest, the Parent-Teacher's Association president of SJK (T) Kangar and senior members of HMSM.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Happenings: Volvo Trucks Malaysia Donates RM10,650 to MERCY Malaysia to Help Rebuild Palu

The 28th of September 2018 was a sad and unforgettable day for the residents of the City of Palu, Indonesia. The city on the island of Sulawesi was hit by a 5-metre-high tsunami shortly after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred 80 km north of the city. The earthquake killed 2,256 people, with over 1,549 injured. It was a tragedy which affected Palu and four other inhabited places. In an effort to aid the victims of the aftermath of the disaster, Volvo Trucks Malaysia has donated RM 10,650 to Mercy Malaysia, a humanitarian aid organisation that is dedicated to helping those in need of support in Palu.

Win a Trip of a Lifetime with Shell - A Holiday Package to Either Italy, New Zealand or South Korea Awaits You and the Partner of Your Choice!

The 'Win a Trip with Shell' Contest is currently ongoing from the 17th of December 2018 to 31st March 2019. This unique contest by Shell Malaysia will reward its participants on a weekly basis where one weekly winner and their person of choice will be rewarded with a holiday package to either Italy, New Zealand or South Korea. All one needs to do is  just need to spend a minimum of RM40 at Shell retail stations nationwide to be eligible to participate in the Win a Trip with Shell contest. To prove a point, Shell Malaysia just announced its first winner,  at the official launch of the contest yesterday.

Offers & Promos: Sime Darby Auto Connexion & Ford Malaysia Have Their Thaipusam and Chinese New Year 2019 Festive Promotions

Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), who are the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, have recently announced their latest round of offers and promotions specially tailored for Ford owners in the upcoming Thaipusam and Chinese New Year festivities for 2019. This is aside from the usual sales offers as this is more for the current Ford owners who may need their vehicles in tip-top shape over the coming holidays

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia's 2018 Performance Report - A Record 13,079 Vehicles Sold, Over 148,000 Serviced & RM2.7b Financed

Yesterday I had the privilege to attend the media briefing of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia's (MBM) 2018 performance report. What we found out was that the Mercedes-Benz marque remains the No.1 luxury lifestyle brand here in Malaysia. The brand basically kept keeping things fresh with innovative mobility solutions, exciting products and engaging experiences. It all paid off, as for 2018, Mercedes-Benz delivered a record 13,079 units of Mercedes-Benz vehicles to its customers. This meant a 2.4% market share of the Malaysian Total Industry Volume (TIV). This, from a premium brand. Amazing.

First Proton X70 to suffer an Accident??? [Updated with another Pic]

What we have here could be the first Proton X70 to get into an accident. Sad but true.