Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft to work together on next generation connected & autonomous driving systems
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.
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
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!
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
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 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.