Monday, April 30, 2018

Auto Commerz Launches First Service Centre in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur Making Them Have Full 3S Capabilities Now

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, together with their newest dealer partner, Auto Commerz Sdn Bhd, have opened the interim (short term) Mercedes-Benz Auto Commerz 2S Service Centre which is located in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. This new service centre comes after the interim Mercedes-Benz Auto Commerz Autohaus which was launched in September 2017, allowing  Auto Commerz to finally deliver a total and personalised customer experience for Mercedes-Benz customers.

Opinion: Bogward Previewed at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 - Thoughts on the Bogward BX5 & BX7 Models

Bogward, the recently resurfaced German brand has shown its face here in Malaysia at the recent Malaysia Autoshow 2018 where they previewed their BX5 and BX7 models. This the the second time the Bogward name has been used, the first, and original Bogward started producing cars under various nameplates like Goliath, Hansa Lloyd and also Bogward from the 1920s to about 1963 when the company was forced into liquidation. Their most famous model was the Bogward Isabella, which was produced in both sedan and coupe forms.  

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) have introduced the Mitsubishi Mobile Service Unit to Service Rural Areas Surrounding Kuching, Sarawak

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) have introduced the Mitsubishi Mobile Service Unit to serve Mitsubishi customers living in rural areas surrounding Kuching, Sarawak. This is part of their after sales expansion program where the mobile service unit will provide better convinience and assurance for their customers who live within a 150km radius from Kuching. This includes small towns such as  Sematan, Lundu, Bau, Serian and Simunjan.

MBf Automobile Sdn Bhd Becomes A Naza Kia Dealer With Two New MBf Dealerships Coming in 2018 & 2019

The MBf Group has decided to make a comeback into the auto industry. They have chosen to work with Naza Kia Malaysia (NKM), the official distributor of KIA vehicles in Malaysia and become a Kia dealer with their first dealership opening by the third quarter of 2018 and a flagship store by mid-2019. 

Friday, April 27, 2018

MERCEDES-BENZ MALAYSIA Announces The Launch of the Locally Assembled Mercedes-AMG C 43 & GLC 43

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia have created local history by offering locally assembled Mercedes-AMG C 43 performance 4 door sedan and GLC 43 performance SUV. This is the only brand right now who have done so and it is definitely a historic milestone. Priced at RM408,888 for the C43 and RM468,888 for the GLC 43, these offer a pretty stupendous performance to value ratio in the segment that they are in. 

Perodua Bezza GXtra Launched at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 - New Improved 1.0liter Variant Replaces Previous Standard G Variant

The base specification Perodua Bezza 1.0 Standard G variant has now been replaced by the Perodua Bezza GXtra. The newly improved base model Bezza was launched at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 yesterday and will be offered at an introductory price of RM35,500 for the manual and RM37,500 for the automatic, on-the-road before insurance in Peninsular Malaysia.

New Volkswagen Golf R-Line Unveiled at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 - A Sportier Entry Level Golf, Priced at RM166,990++

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has unveiled the new 2018 Volkswagen Golf R-Line on the first day of the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 which will run through this weekend (26-29th April 2018). This rounds off the newly facelifted Golf family line-up for Malaysia. Showing its face for the first time in Malaysia, the Golf R-Line is the sportier of the two 1.4liter Golf variants sold here.

Peugeot 5008 SUV Lsunched - Prices For This 7 Seater Starts at Rm 173,888++

The Peugeot 5008 SUV is all new and it has just been launched for the Malaysian market by Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for the Peugeot brand here. The All-New Peugeot 5008 SUV takes over from its 5008 MPV predecessor. It was first unveiled at the end of 2016 with European sales beginning in Spring of 2017. What was previously a 7 seater Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV), it is now a large, uniquely styled C segment 7-seater SUV. Prices for this new SUV start at RM173,888 (before insurance) in Peninsular Malaysia. It will be sold in four colours Emerald Crystal, Amazonite Grey, Nera Black and Pearlescent White and it is currently on display in showrooms nationwide.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Hap Seng Trucks Distribution Sdn Bhd has acquired Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles (MBM CV)

There seems to have been a big turn of events in the world of commercial vehicles. The Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles (MBM CV) business has been acquired by Hap Seng Trucks Distribution Sdn Bhd. What this means is that everything that used to be handled by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, via MBM CV is now handled by Hap Seng Trucks Distribution. This includes handling the import of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles (trucks, etc), the local assembly, the wholesale distribution and aftersales service of Mercedes-Benz and FUSO commercial vehicles in Malaysia. 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Alternative Fuels: MN FUEL SOLUTIONS Introduces Its New Emulsified Diesel Products – KLEEN DIESEL W10 & W20.

Recently, MN Fuel Solutions Sdn. Bhd, a Malaysian based company had launched something called emulsified diesel under their own brand name which is Kleen Diesel. Now before we move on further, we should describe what emulsified diesel is as this is the first time Motoring-Malaysia has published anything about it and this could be the first time many of you non-technical, non-industry people have heard of such a diesel product.

Mercedes-Benz Unveils The China Only A-Class L Sedan Variant - Let's Hope It Gets a Global Launch Soon!

Mercedes-Benz have revealed a production version of the A-Class Sedan on the eve of Beijing's Auto China 2018 motor show. The A-Class L Sedan variant is made in China for the China market. I hope this is only something temporary as there is talk that the sedan will be launched globally sometime at the end of this year as a 2019 model. But for now, China, being the largest automobile market in the world takes priority and gets something which is typically China market, a 'L' or long wheelbase version of the smallest sized car sold as a Mercedes-Benz.

#SHELLSELAMATSAMPAI Road Safety Campaign Targets Motorcyclists & Youth

Shell Malaysia Road Safety Movement or in the era of hashtags, the #ShellSelamatSampai (#SSS) is a Shell Malaysia CSR programme. The programme is all about road safety awareness and behavioural change among motorcyclists and the youth, who are said to have the highest fatality rate in road accidents in Malaysia. So for 2018, Shell Malaysia has launched another round of it this #SSS campaign with four major programmes aimed at putting through the importance of road safety among the target audience. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Modified Cars: Chelsea Truck Company Big Foot Edition Land Rover Defender - Those Tyres Are To Die For

Recently it has been like the whole passenger car industry is just coming out with SUVs or pick up trucks rather than normal cars these days. It started off with our review of the Volkswagen Tiguan Highline, then BMW Malaysia launched some Sport Activity Vehicles - the X2 and X3 here , the Range Rover Velar was launched, the Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2.2 and I also put on a video or two on the Haval H2 SUV. Then I remember my short video on the Toyota Fortuner at the GAZOO Racing Festival too. So let's continue by featuring the Chelsea Truck Company Big Foot Edition Land Rover Defender.

Public Service Announcement by Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia - Don't let anything stop you from voting this GE 14!

In conjunction with the upcoming 14th Malaysian General Elections, aka GE 14, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia (Bosch AA) has collaborated with Malaysia's lip sync queen, Kak Girl. They've produced a short video to remind voters to get their car batteries checked for safe travels and avoid car break downs which may interrupt voters from going to their polling stations. This is especially aimed at those who actually go back to their home towns and vote.

Upcoming Events: PROTON Together with Karamjit Singh and James Veerapen to Offer Taxi-rides & More at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018

More on the Malaysia AutoShow 2018 that will be held on the 26th to the 29th of April 2018 at MAEPS, Serdang. PROTON will be putting on some activities to those who attend the Autoshow. They are roping in star drivers Karamjit Singh and James Veerapen to take those interested on taxi rides with them...high speed ones of course. The star drivers and joy rides are just part of the immersive experience that PROTON will offer at the show which also includes their efforts in motorsport, awarding gift vouchers and more.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Grand Prize Winner of Caltex's “Wave and Win” Contest Drives Away With a Brand New Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line

Caltex's “Wave and Win” contest, held in conjunction with its partnership with Visa has found a winner. Mr. Gary Yeap Zak Wang of Penang, who used his Visa payWave for a transaction at a Caltex station managed to win a brand new Mercedes-Benz C200 AMG Line. All he did was use the convenient contactless Visa payWave payment system which is available at all Caltex stations nationwide. 

Truck News: Isuzu Malaysia Conducts Special Gathering For Malaysian Truck Body Builders

Bodybuilding isn't just for human body building. If you are in the trucking industry it also means customising  cargo carrying bodies for trucks. There are a select few of these coachbuilding or customised bodybuilders in the industry and truck and bus manufacturers depend on them to build up the bare truck or bus chassis. So recently, Isuzu Malaysia recently conducted a special gathering session for Isuzu truck bodybuilders, from 13 th to 14 th April 2018, at the Ombak Villa in Langkawi, Kedah to give them the opportunity to get to know the latest Isuzu has to offer in terms of their commercial vehicles and also get detailed product training.

Upcoming Events: The Malaysia Autoshow 2018 at MAEPS, Serdang on the 26th to 29th April 2018 -

We have mentioned this upcoming event before but since it is getting closer than ever, we thought that we'd like to mentioned about it again for the benefit of you readers out there. If you are in the Klang Valley this coming weekend, the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 will be on from the 26th to the 29th of April 2018 and there will be lots of things to see and do there. Take a look at the pics we have laid down below folks!

Friday, April 20, 2018

The All-New Third Generation BMW X3 Has Been Launched - First Deliveries Scheduled For July, 2018 & It Will Be Priced Around RM320,000+

Another day, another SUV or crossover vehicle is launched. The future is definitely the Sports Utility Vehicle, or, according to BMW, it can also be a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). This time around,  BMW Group Malaysia has introduced the All-New Third Generation, BMW X3. This time around, it will be locally assembled here in Malaysia. A first for the X3 range of vehicles. Deliveries for this locally assembled X3 will commence in July, 2018 with an estimated price of RM320,000.

Modenas & Bajaj's Latest Collaboration - The MODENAS Dominar D400 Sports Tourer is Set To Add More Spice To The Malaysian Motorcycle Market

Motosikal dan Enjin Nasional Sdn Bhd (MODENAS) has their launched the highly anticipated MODENAS Dominar D400 sports tourer. This is the fourth motorcycle to be launched under Modenas's tie up with India motorcycle manufacturer Bajaj. The first three being the highly popular Modenas Pulsar 200 (NS200 and RS200) series and V15 street bike model. The Dominar D400 is aimed at bringing the sports touring culture to Malaysia by offering the combination of satisfying power for short sprints and smooth power delivery for long distance touring as well as the all important affordable price factor in one package. 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Range Rover Velar is Now On Sale - Prices Start at RM529,800++ [with short video]

What I think is the most beautiful SUV in recent years has just been launched in Malaysia. It isn't just me saying that the New Range Rover Velar is gorgeous, but it did win the Car Design of the Year at the 2018 World Car Awards recently. So my thoughts on its looks are somewhat justified, yes? First launched in early 2017, it finally makes it to our shores. Better late than never.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2.2L Is A More Affordable Ranger Wildtrak Option - Now Available in Malaysia With Prices Starting From RM127,888 Onwards

The Ford Ranger Wildtrak now comes with the smaller 2.2liter engine! Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, have launched the Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2.2L in Malaysia. So basically those that oh, so badly want a Ranger Wildtrak but have always felt that running a large 3.2liter engine was hard for them to stomach can now go out and buy one today. It is priced from RM127,888 in Peninsular Malaysia and from RM133,888 for Sabah & Sarawak, before insurance.

Trucks: The Volvo FL Electric Has Been Launched - Volvo Trucks First All-Electric Truck For Commercial Use

Volvo Trucks have introduced the Volvo FL Electric for sale over in Europe. This is the truck manufacturer's first all-electric truck for commercial use and could be the first manufacturer offering a zero emissions commercial vehicle that can easily be bought and run. The FL Electric is based on the Volvo FL series of trucks and its main applications in urban distribution as well as refuse operations. The FL Electric which will start sales and series production in Europe next year and Volvo Trucks will be at the forefront in coming up with solutions for electrified goods transport in cities with this offering.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Perodua Will Continue To Supply Parts For The Previous Generation Myvi And Other Perodua Models Too

Perodua have announced that they will continue their spare parts support their second-generation Myvi for a while longer. This commitment was made when they officially opened a new parts production line dedicated to the second-generation Myvi. The plant is operated by Perodua vendor IQM Sdn Bhd at its Proton City, Tanjung Malim facility. The plant currently produces body components including hoods, doors, fenders, quarter panels and roofs for the second generation Myvi.

Industry News: NAZA Group Updates - Naza Italia Gets a New Chairman & Naza Automotive Manufacturing Gets a New CEO

Naza Italia Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Naza Corporation Holdings, which is the official distributors of Ferrari and Maserati in Malaysia have appointed YTM Dato’ Tunku Shazuddin Ariff Ibni Sultan Sallehuddin to its Board of Directors as the company’s Chairman. Additionally, Groupe PSA the joint venture partner of Naza Corporation Holdings also announced Laurence Noël as Chief Executive Officer of the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah.

Monday, April 16, 2018

New Shell Malaysia Official Online Store Opens on 11street - Purchase and Redeem Genuine Shell Helix oil Change Service packages Online

Shell Malaysia has officially launched its Shell Malaysia Official Online Store on 11street. Those of you who are unaware,  11street is one of those online marketplace that offers a variety of products at competitive prices. This is Shell Malaysia's second online outlet as the company strives to push into the online shopping experience even more. This makes buying genuine Shell Helix oil change service packages (inclusive of your choice of Shell Helix oil, oil filter and labour charges) so much easier as it can be pre-paid and scheduled totally online -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Scania Group President and CEO, Henrik Henriksson Was In Town - We Had a Session on the Shift Towards a Sustainable Transport System...and More

Thursday, the 12th of April 2018 was quite an interesting and rare day for those of us who have been covering commercial vehicles. Scania Group President and CEO, Henrik Henriksson was in town and a few of us were invited to spend some time with him that afternoon. The short meet-up session at Scania's headquarters in Bukit Jelutong was the location and it was an opportunity which I would not have missed as it was a chance to delve further into a person who basically stands at the forefront of what is happening in the world of buses and trucks.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur Launches The Aston Martin DB11 V8 & The New Aston Martin Service Centre Located In Sg Buloh, Selangor

Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur has officially launched Aston Martin DB11 V8. The new grand tourer is now offered aside the DB11 V12 variant and offers a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 version instead. Still as stunning as ever it will allow the proposition of DB11 ownership for around RM1.8 million (after taxes & duties, GST but without insurance) instead of a little bit higher than before. Of course, if you must ask the price in the first place...

Mercedes-Benz Launches The EQ Brand For Their Hybrid Electric Cars - The C350e & E350e Now Designated EQ Power Models


Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has officially launched the EQ brand here in Malaysia. With this new brand into the Mercedes-Benz portfolio,  the plug-in hybrid models of E 350 e and C 350 e now being designated as EQ Power models. The EQ Power brand will eventually pave the way for EQ, a title reserved solely for a range of pure electric vehicles in the future. These future range of cars will be based on the Generation EQ concept car introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 2016.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Records Strong First Quarter 2018 Sales Performance

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) had announced that a total of 3,335 of their premium passenger cars were sold in the first quarter of 2018. This is a double digit growth for the marque where they've achieve growth of 13.2 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2017. Aside from that announcement which somehow shows a Malaysia which seems wanted a lot more Mercedes-Benz, MBM also officially launched the EQ brand  with the plug-in hybrid models of E 350 e and C 350 e now being designated as EQ Power models as well as officially opening the new EQ branded charging stations at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur yesterday (this is reported in a follow-up article here).

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Super Busy Event Filled Day Today - Mercedes-Benz in the morning, Scania afternoon & Aston Martin in the evening

Today was one of those hectic days. Attended the Mercedes-Benz 1st Quarter 2018 media briefing and the launch of their EQ sub-brand for hybrid and electric powered vehicles. The event was held at Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur. It was also a record first quarter in sales for them as people are buying Mercedes in record numbers.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

PROTON's Facebook Poll To Name Their New SUV Receives Overwhelming Response

And meanwhile.... the Facebook poll launched by PROTON inviting the people to vote for the name of its upcoming and first SUV has attracted a heck of a lot of response for far. According to Proton, as at Wednesday 11th April 2018, more than 69,000 Facebook users had taken the poll while the accompanying video has been viewed over 165,000 times. More than a thousand people also shared the content on their own personal pages. 

The Specs For The Soon To Be Launched Range Rover Velar Has Been Announced By Land Rover Malaysia

Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia have revealed the specifications, features and key equipment of the very, very soon to be launched Range Rover Velar. They are extremely thrilled to share more details of what could be Range Rover's most desirable new car in recent years. Bar the excitement it had managed to achieve with the very unique Range Rover Evoque that is. BUT, I like this more...a LOT more.

KONI Shock Absorbers Launches Its New Special Active Damper Line of Products

KONI Shock Absorbers, that well known brand in the field of vehicle suspension have launched their new Special Active damper product line. This latest KONI shock absorber will actually recognize the road condition and the driving style to provide better ride and handling. The KONI Special Active line will start going on sale right around now and should make it to South East Asian shores soon.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

All-New Hyundai NEXO Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle and Hyundai Kona Subcompact SUV Honored with THE Prestigious Red Dot Award 2018

Two of Hyundai Motor's vehicles have won at the Red Dot Design Awards 2018. These are the Hyundai NEXO Fuel Cell vehicle and the Hyundai Kona subcompact SUV. The Red Dot Design Award is recognized as one of the better recognised global awards for high quality design and the winners are awarded by a jury consisting of high profile designers, professors and journalists. The 2018 contest attracted entries from 59 countries, making the Red Dot Award the largest product competition in the world.

Contest: Buy Shell Advance Engine Oil and Stand a Chance to Win A Ducati Monster 797

It seems that it is the season for contests. We have featured quite a few contests these past few weeks and here is one more from Shell Malaysia. This time, under their Shell Advance motorcycle engine oil, Shell Malaysia is giving you a chance to win a RM56,000 Ducati Monster 797 as the Grand Prize in its Shell Advance Buy & Win Consumer Contest this year. Time to stock up on Shell Advance engine oil folks!

Jaguar F-Pace 2.0L Ingenium SUV is On Sale In Malaysia - Prices Start from RM425,800 Onwards

The Jaguar Land Rover’s F-Pace 2.0L Ingenium SUV has been officially launched in Malaysia after making its local debut at Jaguar's recent Malaysian leg of 'The Art of Performance' South East Asian tour recently. This premium SUV will be available in three variants - the F-Pace Prestige, R-Sport (Mid-Spec) and R-Sport (Hi-Spec). This is Jaguar's first SUV and this version packs a road tax friendly 2.0liter engine. It will be priced from RM425,800 onwards.

Monday, April 09, 2018

Motorsport: The Final Races of Formula 4 South East Asia Championship (F4 SEA) 2017-2018 Season Will Happen at Sepang This Weekend - 13th-15th April 2018

This weekend, the 13th to the 15th of April 2018, is the grand final of the second season of the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship (F4 SEA). F4 SEA is a race series which is certified by the FIA and will take place at the Sepang International Circuit, alongside the Blancpain GT race series. As you can see, the Sepang Circuit still has a lot of racing events lined up.

Naza Kia Malaysia Reveals New Top Spec Kia Grand Carnival 2.2D SX - Priced at RM188,888 onwards


Naza Kia Malaysia, the official distributor of KIA vehicles in Malaysia, have revealed a new variant of their popular Kia Grand Carnival MPV, the Kia Grand Carnival 2.2D SX. It is priced at RM188,888 on-the- road without [updated-via Naza Kia] insurance and can now be ordered from all Kia showrooms in Malaysia. The introduction of this new top of the range SX variant means that the discontinuation of the previous range topper, the EX variant with immediate effect. 

Perodua GearUp Smart Bluetooth TPMS Introduced - Tyre Pressure Monitoring System Accessory For All Perodua Cars

Perodua's GearUp range of accessories for Perodua cars have a new product out - the GearUp Smart Bluetooth TPMS (Tyre Pressure Monitoring System). This is an add-on tyre pressure monitoring system for Perodua cars. It works in conjunction with an in-car smart device and a smartphone app (if you want) which allows users to keep track of their vehicle’s tyre pressures. Right now, the Perodua GearUp Smart Bluetooth TPMS is offered at an introductory price of RM385 until 30 June, after which it will be priced at RM430 (Peninsular Malaysia). 

Toyota Eco Youth Program 2018 is Launched - 11 Selected Schools to Come Up With Community Waste Management Solutions & Try Win Some Prizes Too

UMW Toyota Motor launched the 18th edition of Toyota Eco Youth Program 2018 last week. The annual CSR event organised by UMW Toyota is aimed at educating the participants, who are mainly secondary school students, on sustainable waste management practices. This time around, students from 11 selected schools will be trained on problem solving skills to address concerns on environment preservation. They will be presenting their completed projects in August of this year where the participating schools will be vying for cash prizes of RM10,000, RM7000 and RM5,000.

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trucks: Tata Ultra 814 & 1014 Intermediate Light Trucks Launched in Malaysia

Tata Motors together with their Malaysian partners and distributors, DRB-HICOM Commercial Vehicles (DHCV) had launched their latest Intermediate Light Truck platform. The Tata Ultra 814 & 1014 series truck together with the Tata Super Ace mini-truck were unveiled at an event attended by the High Commissioner of India, H.E. Shri Mridul Kumar and also Mr. Rudrarup Maitra, Head of International Business, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit Tata Motors. 

Happenings: Shell Eco-Marathon 2018 - Team Eco Voyager from University Malaya Comes Third In The Hydrogen Prototype Car Category

Make the Future Singapore, which is Shell’s festival of ideas and innovation for Asia happened in the Lion City recently and the four-day saw thousands of visitors to see what the future purportedly holds. The part we are most interested in is the mobility portion of the festival especially the Shell Eco Marathon Asia (SEMA) of which seven teams from six Malaysian universities had participated. And this time, Team Eco Voyager from University Malaysia place third in the Prototype – Hydrogen category (above). Not a bad achievement for Malaysia.

Friday, April 06, 2018

Trucks: Tenaga Nasional Berhad Purchases More UD heavy-duty Quester Trucks For its Fleet

Recently, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Fleet Management Department has placed an order of nine units of heavy-duty UD Quester 8-litre rigid trucks. This brings the total number of UD Trucks operated by TNB, the national electricity provider, to 40 UD trucks.  UD Trucks and sole distributor partner Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE)  held a truck key handover ceremony to mark this milestone at the TNB headquarters.

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia Reveals The 'WILD' Package for the Volkswagen Tiguan 1.4TSI Comfortline

We've just published our Volkswagen Tiguan 1.4TSI Highline with optional accessories review both in written and video format and lo and behold, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) comes out with a new, optional accessory package for the Tiguan 1.4TSI Comfortline variant. It must be some kind of coincidence. Anyway, the new package for the Tiguan Comfortline is called the 'WILD' Package.

Trucks: TATA with DRB-HICOM Launches the TATA Super Ace One Ton Mini-Truck in Malaysia

TATA Motors launched the Tata Super Ace 1 ton mini truck yesterday at the Setia City Convention Centre at an event that is deemed to mark an even greater working relationship between Tata Motors and DRB-Hicom, its authorised distributor in Malaysia. The Tata Super Ace will be marketed and sold by DRB-HICOM Commercial Vehicles Sdn Bhd and will cost RM46,990 onwards making it one of the most affordable and robust mini trucks in the market.

MINI Malaysia Launches The Locally Assembled MINI Cooper S Countryman Sports - A Sporty Countryman From RM245,888 Onwards

After unveiling the MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid and while the photographers, journalists and other social media influencers were busy hovering around the first MINI hybrid car sold in Malaysia, MINI Malaysia, then revealed to those present the New MINI Cooper S Countryman Sports. It will also be locally assembled in Malaysia and will cost RM245,888 before insurance and other options. This whilst having the legendary 'Cooper S' moniker is actually less powerful than the eAll4 or hybrid all-wheel drive Countryman Plug-In Hybrid and sits beneath it in the Malaysian MINI Countryman line-up.

The New Locally Assembled MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid is Launched - RM 255,888 Onwards

The New MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid has been launched for the Malaysian market. The premium Sports Activity Vehicle is the first Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle from MINI and takes advantage of the locally assembled Energy Efficient Vehicle tax and excise duty options which has allowed MINI Malaysia to bring in a super efficient, highly specified car to be sold here at a price of RM255,888 onwards.

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Upcoming Event: The BMW Motorrad Nightfuel 2018 is Happening This 7th April 2018 at The Putrajaya Recreational Airport - Live Music, Food, Games & Motorcycles

Making Life a Ride is the theme for BMW Motorrad Malaysia's 4th BMW Motorrad Nightfuel event this coming Saturday, 7th April at the Putrajaya Recreational Airport. BMW Motorrad Malaysia promises a night of music, fun and food as well as BMW motorcycles of course! The event is open to all BMW Motorrad owners and there is also a convoy where further details can be found at authorised dealers.

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Contest: You Are Invited To Vote The Name Of PROTON's First SUV & Win Prizes Worth Over RM100,000!

PROTON had launched an online poll recently where all Malaysians are invited to vote for the name of its first SUV. You know, the Geely Boyue based SUV that is scheduled to be launched at the end of this year. The online poll will run for one month on the official PROTON Facebook page ( and is open to all Malaysians with no strings attached. You don't have to buy a car or anything from them to participate!

Lucky Volkswagen Malaysia Winner Mohamad Syazwan Will Head For The Wörthersee GTI Festival 2018

Mohamad Syazwan bin Mohamad Naim is one lucky fella! Last saturday, he beat two other finalists and won the grand prize of an all-expense trip to the Wörthersee GTI Festival in Austria, courtesy of the Wörthersee GTI contest organised by Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) in conjunction with the Malaysian launch of the new, facelifted Volkswagen Golf which many enthusiasts call the Golf Mk7.5.