Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft to work together on next generation connected & autonomous driving systems


The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft Corp. have signed a global, multiyear agreement to partner on next-generation technologies to advance connected driving experiences worldwide. The companies will work together to develop next-generation connected services for cars powered by Microsoft Azure, one of the Microsoft’s intelligent cloud offerings. These new services will improve customer experience via advanced navigation, predictive maintenance and vehicle centric services, remote monitoring of car features, external mobile experiences and over-the-air updates.

Monday, September 26, 2016

The New Jetta 1.4 TSI launched - Three Variants and Prices start much lower than before - RM108,990.

New Jetta Highline

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today officially launched the new Volkswagen Jetta to the Malaysian market. The new Jetta is the first Volkswagen model to be launched by VPCM, since the company officially began operations in September. Taking over the sales and aftersales network from Volkswagen Group Malaysia who will concentrate on the assembly of Volkswagen cars in Pekan, Pahang and also Audi Malaysia. But today is the day of the new and improved Volkswagen Jetta.

Happenings: Ford Malaysia CSR Volunteer Projects for the Ford Global Caring Month 2016 - At the Lovely Nursing Centre in Petaling Jaya



Ford Motor Company kicks off the 11th annual Global Caring Month in September with Ford volunteers from more than three dozen countries around the world signing up for community projects, including a growing number of emerging markets from Cambodia to Laos, and Myanmar to Samoa. For Malaysia this year, Ford together with its local distributor Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) continued its charitable giving at the Lovely Nursing Centre in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Happenings: The 2016 SHELL RIMULA TECHNOLOGY FORUM AND GALA DINNER IN MIRI, SARAWAK



The recently held 2016 Shell Rimula Night was attended by more than 350 participants throughout Malaysia. It was held in Miri, Sarawak and a Shell Rimula Technology Forum was held together with it.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The All-New Proton Saga Teaser Video and photo stills

Here are some still photos of the all-new, and soon to be launched Proton Saga from the Proton Cars video posted on their Facebook page. I have also posted it down below for your viewing pleasure. We have already driven the car in a closed test session. The car will be launched mid this week and it is expected to cost between RM37,000 to RM45,000 and will come in 4 variants - 1.3manual Standard, 1.3CVT Standard, 1.3 Executive CVT and 1.3 Premium CVT . You can read about the initial drive impressions and see more teaser pics here if you're interested!

Opinion: And the ugliest car sold in Malaysia today is.......NOT the Nissan Almera

This afternoon I was having some drinks at the mamak over at Desa Sri Hartamas with some friends. And then the car in the picture above passed by. An Infiniti QX80. Then it hit me that the QX80 IS the ugliest car sold in the country right now. Actually, the world. Allow me to explain.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

3rd Gen Proton Saga open for booking,Teaser Pics & SHORT TEST DRIVE of all variants


The Proton Saga. A Malaysian icon. Like Nasi Lemak, Roti Canai and Fried Mamak Mee. A symbol of something affordable for the masses. It has been awhile since PROTON started selling the 2nd generation Saga BLM and now they've come up with a replacement which will be prices from RM37,000 to RM45,000. The car is scheduled to be launched very soon and here you have some teaser pics of the car, some technical details, some other details and my very short test drive of ALL of the variants that would be on sale 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Ferrari reveals the new V8 powered Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T


Ferrari will launch the new Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T at the upcoming Paris Motor Show sometime mid next week. This Ferrari is the first four-seater in its history to sport a turbo-charged V8 engine and this actually brings a new Ferrari GT concept aimed at owners seeking a car that is sporty, practical and versatile, as well as perfect for driving on a daily basis. Something which are almost never done with a Ferrari. That engine, and the practical shooting brake styling makes it possible.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Commercial Vehicle, Truck, Bus News: PETRONAS URANIA with ViscGuard launched for the Malaysian market


PETRONAS Lubricants Malaysia recently launched PETRONAS Urania with ViscGuard™ here in Malaysia. The Urania is PETRONAS' commercial vehicle lubricant (CVL) formulated to effectively guard against engine deposits build-up. Malaysia is a key market for PETRONAS Lubricants and is crucial to growing its business in Asia.

An Update on the all-new Proton Persona - The media drive, CSR initiative in Jengka 19, Persona Sales figures and other aspects on the car

The CEO of Proton, Dato' Fuaad Kenali (right) with Ogawa San (left) flagging us off - Yes, I was inside this car number #1!

Last 19th and 20th of September members of the Media went on the Proton Persona Media drive. The entourage was flagged off from the Proton Centre of Excellence, Subang Jaya and there were 60 participants from the media and also from PROTON's Senior Management and staff. This 2 days 1 night event was basically a drive to  Kuantan, Pahang and back to Subang Jaya.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Auto Bavaria Mega Event is on this 23rd to the 25th of September 2016 at Bukit Jalil - BMW cars, BMW bikes, MINI etc. etc. offers galore!


In case any of you are interested in BMW, their largest authorised dealer Auto Bavaria are having their Mega Event over at Bukit Jalil Sports Complex, Car Park B this coming weekend - 23 to the 25th of September 2016 from 9am to 9pm daily (the staff participating are sure to have sore everything after the event is over!). You could say that this could be the Karnival Jom Kaypoh of the car industry. But limited to only one brands lah.

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