Friday, December 06, 2019

Happenings: Shell Malaysia Wins Award for its Next Generation Lubricant Solutions at the First Ever Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards

The Shell Malaysia team with Singapore Business Review Editor-in-Chief Tim Charlton (3rd from right) at the 2019 Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards presentation ceremony.

Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd has won an award in the Digital - Energy Category at the inaugural Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2019. The energy producing company was awarded the recognition for introducing next-generation lubricant solutions for its business-to-business (B2B) customers that incorporated artificial intelligence (AI), mobile applications and wearable technology. This Technology Excellence Awards event was organised by Charlton Media Group of Singapore 

Happenings: Bermaz Motor Hosts the 7th Mazda Charity Golf Tournament

Bermaz Motor, the authorised distributor for Mazda vehicles here in Malaysia, had hosted its 7th Mazda Charity Golf Tournament for the Mazda Medicare Fund (MMF) on the 1st of December 2019. The golf tournament was organised with the aim to provide humanitarian aid and medical relief to under privileged people in Malaysia. Bermaz Motor organises events like these to actively support charitable communities with financial aid such as old folk’s homes and orphanages. This is how Bermaz, and Mazda gives back to the community here in Malaysia.

GVE Asia Group Takes Over Operations of Volkswagen Sg Besi from Wearnes Automotive Malaysia

It looks like the landscape for Volkswagen dealerships have changed slightly again. Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) have announced that effective  2nd December 2019, Volkswagen Sg. Besi will be operated by a new dealer partner, GVE Asia Group. The new dealer has taken over the dealership from Wearnes Automotive Malaysia.

Thursday, December 05, 2019

SOCAR is Now Available at Over 52 PETRONAS Stations Around Malaysia

SOCAR Malaysia, the car-sharing network company is now available at more than 52 PETRONAS stations in the Klang Valley, Johor and Penang. This makes it a little more convenient for users to pick-up and drop-off vehicles as there are now more SOCAR locations available. 

Quill Automobiles, Ingress Auto and Wheelcorp Premium to Host BMW Year-End Expo 2019 at KLCC Convention Centre - 6th - 8th December 2019

Quill Automobiles, Ingress Auto and Wheelcorp Premium,  three dealerships representing the BMW and MINI brand in the Klang Valley will transform The Marquee at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre into what could be the largest BMW and MINI (temporary) dealership in the City Centre this weekend, 6th to the 8th of December 2019. This event is the BMW Year-End Expo 2019.

Christmas Celebrations at all Lexus Malaysia Centres this Weekend -7 December 2019 for most Showrooms with Ipoh on 14 December 2019

Lexus is celebrating Christmas with the ‘Unwrap Amazing’, event happening at all Lexus showrooms throughout Malaysia. The Upwrap Amazing event will be held from 10am to 4pm this weekend (December 7 2019), except Lexus Centre Ipoh which have theirs on December 14 2019. There will be lots of stuff to do regarding Lexus and it is a good time to try out a Lexus as there are other things to do for the loved ones or friends you bring along.

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Ford and Sime Darby Auto ConneXion Brings their Road Safety Workshop - Ford Driving Skills For Life - Over to Sabah

Ford and its Malaysian distributors, Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), recently launched Ford’s flagship safe driver training programme, Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) for the first time ever over in Sabah, East Malaysia. They had over 80 customers and invited guests participate in a half day workshop where they learnt safe driving behavior and more as part of Ford's initiative to promote road safety in Malaysia.

New Hyundai 3S Centre Operated by Dealer CS Euro Officially Opens in Butterworth, Penang

Pulau Pinang, or Penang has a new Hyundai 3S (Sales, Services & Spares) Centre located at Prai. The new centre is operated by dealer CS Euro is fully done up in Hyundai's new Global Dealership Space Identity (GDSI) corporate identity and is strategically located in Butterworth and should cater for the neighbouring areas like Bukit Mertajam, Kulim, Prai and Nibong Tebal.

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Happenings: Scania Malaysia's Master Sustainability Fund Contributes to the First Sustainability Gallery in Sarawak

Scania Malaysia via its Master Sustainability fund has contributed to the first Sustainability Gallery at Sekolah Kebangsaan (National School) Nanga Ajau in Betong, Sarawak. This shows Scania Malaysia’s commitment towards inculcating all walks of life, especially the students of the school, the importance of sustainability for the betterment of our future.

Monday, December 02, 2019

End-2019 & Upcoming Festivities Promotion From SDAC-Ford - Rebates and Free Maintenance for Ranger WildTrak & Ranger Raptor and Service Promotions

The official distributors of Ford in Malaysia, Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) have announced its year-end sales and service promotion. This is also in conjunction with upcoming festivities like Christmas and Chinese New Year early 2020. The promotion will run from 1 December 2019 to 31 January 2020 and covers a sales promotion for the Ford Ranger WildTrak and Ranger Raptor as well as a Service Promotion for selected Ford models.

BMW Malaysia, Safe ‘n Sound and Childline Foundation Open Registration for Subsidised Infant Carrier Car Seats - Register and Be Eligible To Buy The Seat At RM100 - Limited to 150 Units Only

Good news! BMW Malaysia is promoting the quick adoption of child car seats through a subsidy programme that is part of the BMW Safety 360° initiative. This time the initiative is held together with Childline Foundation and Safe ‘n Sound where 150 Units of infant carrier car seats will be available at a subsidised price of RM100 each only. The move is in line with the Malaysian Transport Ministry's move to enforce the use of child seats starting January 2020 (with warnings given out for the first six months for any one caught doing so).This is less than a month down the road. 

Sunday, December 01, 2019

Trucks: LTS Group Takes Delivery of 38 units of Volvo FM Prime Mover Heavy Duty Trucks

Volvo Trucks recently delivered 38 units of the Volvo FM370 4x2T RAS prime mover to the Lee Ting San Group of Companies (LTS Group),  who are one of the largest logistics companies that provides transportation, container haulage, warehousing and maintenance services here in Peninsular Malaysia.  The LTS Group supports nationwide and cross- border transportation services and have been around since 1974.

Trucks: Khairul Nafsha Ishak Wins the Malaysian Edition of the UD Trucks Extra Mile Challenge 4th Edition

The 4 th edition of the Malaysian UD Trucks Extra Mile Challenge (UDEMC) concluded recently and Khairul Nafsha Bin Ishak, a truck driver with Setia Maju Jaya Logistik Sdn Bhd. has won the competition. This is the second year in a row that a driver from Setia Maju Jaya Logistik Sdn Bhd has managed to win the UDEMC competition here. Khairul will now represent Malaysia at the UDEMC Global Final competition in Japan next year.

Buses: Perdana Express Buys 31 New Scania K410 Buses & Enters into New Maintenance Contracts For Their Scania Buses

The folks who use Perdana Express buses will be riding in some brand new Scania express buses after this. Perdana Express has received 31 new Scania buses to bolster its services between the East Coast to the Central Region of Peninsular Malaysia. The bus company and Scania Malaysia held a handover ceremony as well as a service and maintenance agreement signing at the  Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Bandar Tasik Selatan in Kuala Lumpur.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors Finally Launches the Hyundai i30N - Limited to Only 20 Units Via Lazada Chup Dulu and Only in the 275HP N Performance Variant

Finally, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has launched the Hyundai i30 N 5-door hot hatch here after previewing it late last year at the KL Motor Show. It has taken them a WHOLE year to finally offer it for sale. Unfortunately, or fortunately since it is finally on sale here, it will be offered for sale exclusively on Lazada Malaysia during its 12.12 Grand Year End Sale. Only 20 units of the i30 N will be available for pre-order from 2 December 2019, through Lazada’s Chup Dulu pre-order feature.