Saturday, August 31, 2019

MODENAS Power Store Catering to Modenas Street Bikes is Now Open in Kota Damansara

Motosikal dan Enjin Nasional Sdn Bhd or better know to many Malaysians as MODENAS,  has launched its first specialty store for MODENAS’ range of street bikes. This store is their first ever in the region and  is branded  as the MODENAS Power Store. It is a one-stop motorcycle sales and service centre catering exclusively to street bikes like the Modenas Pulsar and Dominar.  It is located in Sunsuria Avenue, Kota Damansara. 

Site Updates: Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka! And How Motoring Malaysia is Doing So Far = We are Now #93 on a Top 160 List of Top Auto Blogs

Merdeka! Today is the day where Malaya gained its Independence from the British. So many years ago and a few years after that, Sabah & Sarawak joined in the fun, forming Malaysia. Anyway, I was born many years after that in 1972 and then,  coincidentally in August of 2006 I started this blog, not so seriously at first but more of a 'Hey, I can write stuff like this too!'. And so I did, and today, I am pleased to report to you that we have climbed into the Top 100 Auto Blogs Every Car Enthusiast Must Read | Automobile & Car Blogs on

Friday, August 30, 2019

Das WeltAuto, Volkswagen’s Global Used Car Programme is now in Malaysia

Over at the Opening of the Volkswagen Fest 2019 earlier today (the event will run till 1st September over at Setia City Convention Centre), Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) launched Das WeltAuto, Volkswagen’s global used car programme that offers customers certified used cars they can trust. Das WeltAuto is backed by the global know- how, standards and processes, systematic solution and warranty of the Volkswagen Group. Now, it is easier to trade in and buy used Volkswagen through a much more trusted source.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

New Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre Operated By Lofty Ambition Sdn Bhd Opens in Sitiawan, Perak

Recently, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), together with dealer-partner Lofty Ambition Sdn Bhd officially opened the a new Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre (Sales, Service & Spare parts) in Setiawan, Perak. This is Lofty Ambition’s third Mitsubishi Motors outlet, the other two showrooms  are located in Ipoh and Taiping respectively. The new 3S centre is the first MMM showroom in the Northern region of Peninsula Malaysia whch features Mitsubishi Motor's latest corporate identity with its global tagline ‘Drive Your Ambition’.

Bosch Launches ‘Heels & Wheels’ Car and Road Safety Workshop for Women with Emphasis on Car Maintenance Knowledge and the Importance of Child Safety Restraint Systems

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia (Bosch AA) have launched their 'Heels & Wheels' Car and Road Safety workshop for women. This corporate social responsibility programme was initiated in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development together with the support of PROTON, Petron and Road Safety Department of Malaysia (JKJR). The workshop aimed to educate and empower women drivers to better understand their own car and also inculcate road safety amongst the participants. 

Upcoming Events: MINIfest Celebrates 60 Years of MINI - 7th September 2019 at Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort

MINI Malaysia invites all you MINIacs to join in the 60th birthday of MINI with the MINIfest. It will be held on the 7th of September 2019 from 12pm to 7pm at the  Indoor Arena of Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort, Kuala Lumpur. There will be the MINI 60 Years Edition (pictured below) on display with MINI Classic cars, test drives and more for everyone.

Volkswagen Fest 2019 is On This Weekend - 30 August - 1 September at Setia City Convention Centre

Its that Volkswagen time of the year again. The Volkswagen Fest is back for the third time and Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) says that it will be filled with fun, games, thrills and most importantly, lots of deals for all that visit. It is happening from 30 th August till 1 st September 2019 at Setia City Convention Centre in Setia Alam, this year’s fest will showcase the launch of Volkswagen’s very own Certified Pre-Owned, “Das Welt Auto” and also a display of their upcoming all-new Arteon performance fastback.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The Perodua Bezza is The Best Selling Sub 1.0liter Car in Sri Lanka

Quite and interesting bit of export news this. The Perodua Bezza, which has been on sale over in the island nation of Sri Lanka, has become the country's best-selling new sub-1.0 litre sedan beating out the likes of the Kia Picanto 1.0 and also the Hyundai Grand i10 (something we still don't get over here). To date, the Bezza sedan has found around 1,500 new owners there.

Peugeot Launches the 3008 SUV Plus & 5008 SUV Plus Here in Malaysia - Two Variants Each With Prices Starting at RM150,888 & RM166,888 Onwards Respectively

Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, have just launched the New Peugeot 3008 SUV Plus and New Peugeot 5008 SUV Plus. These are Peugeot's refresh of the two locally assembled SUVs and they are the culmination of a joint agreement in 2018 between Naza Group and Groupe PSA to establish Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) as the Southeast Asia hub where they are also assembled for export from Malaysia.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd Officially Opens Proton Flagship 4S centre in Kota Kinabalu

New Proton dealers, Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd, (Fook Loi) recently opened the first ever Proton flagship 4S Centre. The centre is one which features a total customer experience package - from sales, after sales (service), spares and also paint, or bodyshop services. So you can buy at get everything including accident repairs in one Proton Centre. Great news is that the first ever 4S centre by Proton is over in Sabah.

The Last Overland Expedition Makes a Stop in Kuala Lumpur - From Singapore to London in a 1955 Land Rover Series I Much Like The First One in 1955

The Last Overland expedition by the 1955 Oxford Land Rover from London to Singapore, arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Monday, the 26th of August 2019  after flagging off in Singapore on the 25th of August. This very unique Land Rover expedition team started their journey from Singapore to London on Sunday and it, in some ways traces what could be one of the most historic automotive events of the 20th Century. The team aims to recreate the original 1955 route charted by The Oxford & Cambridge Far Eastern Expedition (The First Overland). And this, is the Last Overland, which basically uses one of the two Land Rover Series I used in the First Overland expedition. Do watch the video attached below as you can see how unique the Series I featured here.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia unveils new brand presence at the Mutiara Damansara Autohaus by Cycle & Carriage Bintang

The adage 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it' does not come across in this case. Mercedes-Benz has not been keeping quiet and now, the brand with the Three Pointed Star has a newly refreshed Autohaus at Cycle & Carriage Bintang's Autohaus in Mutiara Damansara. This features Mercedes-Benz Malaysia's newest brand presence which could actually be setting a new benchmark in the retail industry. It truly is quite an experience just stepping into the new showroom area after its launch yesterday.

Monday, August 26, 2019

Test Drive: Video + Written Report on the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI - Is The Iconic Hot Hatch Still Relevant in 2019?

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is an icon. It brought out the first ever successful formula for what a hot hatch should be. Some argued that it may not have been the first ever hot hatch, but whatever the case, the Golf GTI perfected that formula. That formula you see today is basically a mass production hatchback, most likely front wheel driven that was upgraded with a very powerful engine and suspension to suit. This is what the Golf GTI is to this day. And today's article (and video you see here) is about the latest model - the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 7.5.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) Expresses Massive Regret For The Incident At Its Dealer Where The Malaysian Flag Was Flown Upside Down


UMW Toyota released an official statement on the recent debacle where its authorised dealer in Kuantan had flown the Malaysian flag upside down at its dealership. It may have been an accident but many actually raised concern on social media platforms. Of course, flying a nation's flag the wrong side round is indeed an insult. But obviously a multi-national company like Toyota would never have done it intentionally. 

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) Kurt Leitner as its Managing Director,

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) had recently announced the appointment of Mr Kurt Leitner as its new Co-Managing Director. He joins Mr Erik Winter, who is the other Managing Director and replaces Mr Florian Steiner who has taken another posting in Europe after almost four years in Malaysia. 

Motorsport: Team Proton R3 Announces Lady Racers Search and Also the Driver Mentorship programme for race teams competing in the MSF

Recently, the motorsport arm of Proton, Team Proton R3 (R3), announced a search for lady racers and mentorship programme for race teams competing in the Malaysia Speed Festival (MSF) series. The two programmes are held in partnership with MSF, who are the largest grassroots motorsports event in the country. Both programmes are aimed to develop motorsports at a grassroots level by leveraging on Proton's motorsport experience throughout the years.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Volvo Trucks Launches Truck Donation & Fund-Raising Initiative To Assist Kechara Soup Kitchen in Assisting Underprivileged Communities

The Malaysian arm of one of the world’s largest heavy-duty truck brands, Volvo Trucks Malaysia recently launched Volvo Trucks' latest corporate social responsibility initiative which comprises of the contribution of a heavy-duty Volvo FM 330 4x2 rigid truck complete with customised body frabrication to the Kechara Soup Kitchen Society (KSK). KSK is a registered and quite a well known non‐profit organisation that provides food sustenance and basic medical care for the homeless and poor communities in Malaysia.

Ford Ranger Weekend Sales Carnival’ for Peninsular Malaysia to Happen From August to October 2019

It's time to go to the nearest Ford showroom. The ‘Ford Ranger Weekend Sales Carnival’ for Peninsular Malaysia is now ongoing until October 2019. Visitors to the sales carnival have the chance to win great prizes as well as exclusive Ford merchandise while exploring and experiencing the Ford Ranger Raptor and Ranger WildTrak pickup trucks through educational games and activities.

2019 Perodua Axia Now Open for Booking - Advanced Safety Features & a New STYLE Variant - Prices Estimated to Start From RM24,090

[UPDATE - Perodua has just informed us that they have discovered a few errors/inaccuracies in the 2019 Perodua Axia teaser spec sheet released to you on the morning of 22 August. They are as follows:

1. Incorrect - front corner sensors on all variants except E and G
Correct - front corner sensors are only available on SE and AV

2. Incorrect - G does not have electric side mirrors
Correct - G has electric side mirrors (electrically-adjustable but non-retractable)

3. Incorrect - GXtra, SE, AV and Style variants have automatic retractable electric side mirrors
Correct - GXtra, SE, AV and Style variants have retractable electric side mirrors that do not automatically fold once the engine is turned off (the driver folds the mirrors by pushing a button)

So take note as the photo of the brochure below is the now the new Brochure teaser spec sheet instead of the previous one which I have promptly removed.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Hino Malaysia Rewards GD Express With a Certificate of Reliability For Their Hino Truck Which Reached Mileage of 1 Million KM Without An Overhaul

Hino Motors Sales Malaysia (Hino Malaysia) recently honoured their esteemed customer GD Express Sdn Bhd (GD Ex), one of Malaysia's leading courier companies a Reliability Certificate commemorating one of GD Ex's trucks which had reached a mileage of 1 million kilometers without the need of an engine overhaul. The ceremony, which we attended was in some ways a celebration towards the reliability of the Hino light duty truck in question as well as GD Ex's part in maintaining the truck.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Audi Malaysia Launches The New 2019 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI Quattro S-Tronic

Audi Malaysia has officially announced the launch of the new 2019 Audi A6 for the Malaysian market. This current Audi A6 is the Eighth generation of its full-size Sedan and this time Audi states that it comes as a fully digitalised operating concept. This means that is comes with more connectivity than ever and it will be sold here in the A6 3.0 TFSI Quattro S-Tronic variant for RM589,900 onwards.

MINI Malaysia Launches the MINI 60 Years Edition - Only 60 Units For Malaysia

MINI Malaysia has launched the limited production MINI 60 Years Edition for Malaysia. 60 units of the limited-edition collector’s model is set to arrive in Malaysia with exclusive features, design and innovation in conjunction with 60 Years of MINI. It follows hot on the heels of the MINI Convertible 60 Years Edition which was also recently inveiled here. It is priced at RM255,888 and is quite nice with all of the extra 60 years trim and decals.

Monday, August 19, 2019

VIDEO (+ Written Report Here): The First Drive Experience With The New 2019 Proton Saga Facelift - 1.3 Premium AT Tested and Featuring YS Khong

Here is our latest video folks! As stated in an earlier article, where I featured Malaysian Rally Champion YS Khong's review of the 2019 Proton Saga facelift I was in the midst of preparing Motoring Malaysia's video of the first drive experience in this A segment sedan. I must say this this is the best A segment sedan on the market today in terms of how it drives.

The 2019 Audi A8 L Is Now On Sale In Malaysia - Prices For The Audi Flagship Start at RM879K Onwards

We don't actually see many Audi cars on the roads of Malaysia these days, but the brand is consistently refreshing their model lineup here. This time around, the new 2019 Audi A8 L is now available here in Maalysia. This flagship model is now here and it has Audi's newest design language, systems and it is only available here in the A8 L or long wheelbase variant. It is prices from RM879,000 onwards for this fully imported luxury sedan.

The All-New 2019 Renault Megane R.S. 280 Cup Now Officially Launched in Malaysia - Available in Manual & Automatic Gearboxes

The official distributors of Renault in Malaysia, TC Euro Cars (TCEC) have officially launched the all-new 2019 Renault Megane R.S. 280 Cup. This comes after its recent preview to the media as well as to the members of the public sometime in April this year. It comes with both the manual and automatic gearboxes (a first for a Megane R.S. variant) and this official launch coincides with the confirmed pricing for Langkawi (tax break prices) and also for the automatic variant. Prices basically start at RM149K for the manual in Langkawi and RM279K for the Manual for the rest of Malaysia. 

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Happenings: Team Isuzu Raises Funds For Sarawak Charities by Participating in the Kuching Marathon 2019

Members of Team Isuzu, which included the Isuzu Malaysia CEO, Koji Nakamura had participated in the Kuching Marathon 2019 earlier today (18 August 2019). They had handed over mock cheques of the funds / pledges raised by the team to Hope Place Kuching and Persatuan OKU Kuching at a small ceremony at the event.

Video: Watch Malaysian Rally Champ YS Khong Review The Facelifted 2019 Proton Saga 1.3 Premium AT - With Yours Truly Riding Shotgun

Here is a video review of the new 2019 Proton Saga 1.3 Premium facelift by YS Khong, multiple time Malaysian Rally Champion and all round nice guy. I was lucky enough to be partnered with him during the recent the new car's media drive sometime last week. The Motoring Malaysia video is currently being rendered out on the 'puter as I type and you will see what I think of the new Saga once it has been uploaded on to YouTube.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Toyota Malaysia Announces Upgrades To The 2019 Toyota Hilux, Fortuner & Innova

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), the distributors for Toyota in Malaysia, has announced that they have made some changes or upgrades to the specifications of the 2019 Toyota Hilux pickup, the 2019 Fortuner SUV and the Innova MPV range of vehicles. All features either feature upgrades or minor enhancements. As for order takings for the new vehicles, it will begin at all authorized Toyota showrooms nationwide from 16 August, 2019.

Proton Has Launched The X70 ME (MERDEKA EDITION) - Limited to 62 Units in Conjunction With Malaysia's 62nd Independence Day

While I was busy trying out the newly facelifted Proton Saga over in Ipoh (stay tuned for that video review folks!), the folks at Proton announced the launch of the limited run Proton X70 ME, or Merdeka Edition. This variant of the very popular SUV is limited to only 62 units and was introduced in conjunction with Malaysia's 62nd Independence Day. 62 units for 62 years of independence. It is priced at RM126,100 and is only available in Snow White and Flame Red colours. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Perodua Tweckbot Free Mobile Inspection Service Continues This Merdeka Month - At the PLUS Rawang R&R Northbound 24 & 25 August 2019

Perodua has been busy during the recent Hari Raya Aidil Adha celebrations with their road safety Tweckbot complementary mobile vehicle inspection service. However, they are not stopping there as they are continuing its road safety push this Merdeka month with th 50 point Tweckbot inspection deployed at the northbound Rawang rest area on the PLUS Highway on the 24th and 25h of August 2019.

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia Now Offers Decarbonizer Service at All Authorised Dealerships

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has recently introduced a new aftersales service for maintaining the engine. The new service is the Walnut Blasting Decarbonizer and it is available at all authorized dealerships. The new, essentially carbon cleaning service of a Volkswagen cylinder head without any disassembly is part of the Volkswagen Cares initiative, and this service is available from as low as RM515 per vehicle. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

The 2019 Audi A7 Sportback is Now On Sale in Malaysia - RM609K Onwards

Audi Malaysia has launched their newest four-door coupe - the new 2019 Audi A7 Sportback. The newest Audi performance car embodies progressiveness in design and technology with its all-digital control systems, comprehensive connectivity and mild hybrid technology. Full imported from Audi's Neckarsulm plant in Germany, the car retails here at RM609,900 onwards.

Ford Merdeka and Malaysia Day Offers & Promotions - Valid Till 30 September 2019

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the folks who are the authorised distributors of Ford over here have announced their sales promotion in conjunction with the upcoming Merdeka and Malaysia Day celebrations.  From 1 August to 30 September 2019, if you purchase either the Ford Ranger WildTrak or Ford Ranger Raptor, you will enjoy free maintenance for two years. Furthermore, you will also be given a PETRONAS Gift Card worth RM1,000. 

2019 Porsche Macan S Launched - Prices Start at RM625,000 Onwards

Official Porsche distributors here in Malaysia, Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) recently announced the arrival of the new 2019 Porsche Macan S. This new variant of the popular Macan features a three-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine. It was launched in conjunction with the first Sportscar Together Day in Malaysia, an event we recently covered in an earlier post as well as our first drive in the new 2019 Type 992 Porsche 911 Carrera S. 

Friday, August 09, 2019

Malaysia Will Have A Third National Car Project - DreamEDGE & Technology Partner Daihatsu to Have First Model by 2020 - News & Our Opinion

MITI, or the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia has announced a new national car project. According to the news (of which the official press release is published below) basically states that this first model will be a completely new model with advanced technology but it will use an existing and proven vehicle platform from the technology partner. The local or anchor company is DreamEDGE Sdn Bhd which does a lot of strategic tie ups in terms of engineering and tech development with Japanese companies. Daihatsu is also the foreign technology partner in this case.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Video: 2019 Proton Saga Facelift Launch - Details & Walk Through Review of the Car and the Specifications

Here is our video on our walk through review of the new 2019 Proton Saga facelift and its specifications at its launch. It isn't that long as it is the just basic run through of what we think of the newly facelifted car. At just under 6 minutes long, we do cover most of the basic aspects of the car and what was highlighted by Proton.

The 2019 Perodua Myvi is Launched in Mauritius - One of Perodua's Oldest Export Markets Now Gets The Malaysian Best Seller!

The 2019 Perodua Myvi is now being sold in Mauritius. Perodua's distributor in Mauritus, Raouf Dusmohamud & Co Ltd, have launched the Myvi 1.3 G AT and 1.5 H AT variants and they are respectively priced at 699,000 (RM81,300*) and 775,000 (RM90,140*) Mauritian Rupees, on-the-road with insurance. The third generation Perodua Myvi made its Mauritian debut last Friday at the Defi Media Motor Show, which took place at the Swami Vivekananda International Conference Centre over the weekend. 

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

The Facelifted 2019 Proton Saga Has Been Launched - More Affordable, Better Styling & More Equipped inside

The new 2019 Proton Saga has been launched. The 4 door sedan has been facelifted with updated styling, touch-screen infotainment system and four-speed auto are the most major changes to this car which was first launched in 2016. The most important thing is that with this new car is that it is priced below RM40,000 (top spec before insurance). It now offers better value for money and a better drive. Quite interesting in terms of value proposition.

New 2019 Porsche Macan S & 360 Leasing programme introduced at the Porsche Sportscar Together Day With Over 320 Porsche Cars Parading On The Sepang Circuit

Last Weekend, Porsche Malaysia via their authorised distributors Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) introduced the New 360 Leasing programme at the Sportscar Together Day which was held at the Sepang Circuit.  Sime Darby Auto Performance’s first Sportscar Together Day also set a new Malaysian Record where the 'Largest Porsche Gathering' in Malaysia recorded 320 Porsche cars on the circuit. I think it was one of the most epic traffic jams in the history of the Sepang Circuit.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

The 13th Edition of the LEXUS Golf Invitational Challenge is Now On

The 13 th edition of the LEXUS Golf Invitational Challenge 2019 is here. Round One is to be played on today August 6 at Kota Permai Golf & Country Club, Round Two on August 14 at Tropicana Golf & Country Resort and Round Three, August 22 at TPC Kuala Lumpur. LEXUS owners from all over the country can apply via the online portal: 

No-Single-Use-Plastic Campaign funded by “Master Sustainability by Scania” Started At The SK Dato Keramat School in Penang

On the 31st of July 2019, Scania Malaysia launched their newest social initiative, the No-Single-Use-Plastic Campaign funded by “Master Sustainability by Scania.”. There, they distributed reusable lunch boxes and water bottles to the students, teachers and staff of Sekolah Kebangsaan Dato’ Keramat, Penang which was the venue of this event. The main intention of this campaign is to prevent use of disposable plastics among the school children as well as creating awareness of using sustainable means of living.

VIDEO: One Lap Track Review of the 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera S (992) at the Sepang Circuit

We have another video out folks. If you follow our Facebook page, our Instagram feed or our YouTube channel directly, you would have caught parts of it or the whole thing already. But if you haven't, here is another place where you are informed of our latest video - the One Lap Track Review of the 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera S (Type 992). This happened during the 2019 Porsche Sportscar Together Day at the Sepang Circuit. Driven by Yours Truly of course!

Offers & Promos From Volkswagen in Conjunction WIth Merdeka Celebrations 2019

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is now offering customers who book a Volkswagen model in the month of August, an additional “Merdeka Voucher” worth RM1,000. This latest round of offers is in conjunction with Malaysia's 62nd Merdeka, or Independence Day celebrations. The offer is applicable for all Volkswagen models currently offered and in addition of ongoing promotions, and is applicable for all bookings made from now till 31st August 2019 (subject to terms and conditions while stocks last). 

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Perodua Announces Drop in Waiting Times for the Arus SUV - Now You Only Need To Wait Between 1 -1.5 Months For One

Perodua has announced that they have succeeded in reducing the waiting time of the Aruz to between 1 month and 1.5 months depending on model from a waiting period of about between 2 months and 2.5 months previously on increased production. According to them, they have ramped up production on the very popular, affordable SUV as well as other models where needed. Note the word 'affordable' here folks.

Friday, August 02, 2019

PROTON Keeps On Climbing - Second in Terms of Total Vehicle Sales, July 2019....Honda Definitely Affected by the Lack of Totally New Models!

PROTON Cars is now second behind Perodua in terms of July 2019 sales figures. This means that Honda and Toyota are third and fourth respectively and it is after 40 months (or March 2016), that PROTON has returned to second in total sales for Malaysia’s automotive market. The brand sold 8,590 vehicles in July which is a 16.5% market share which was estimated at 51,960 units in total.

New Toyota 2S Aftersales Service Centre Opens in Bukit Tinggi, Klang

A new Toyota 2S aftersales centre located at Klang, Selangor had opened recently. The new centre is operated by Toyota Dealer, PS Otomobil (Bukit Tinggi) Sdn Bhd, and it offers aftersales services to Toyota customers and owners in Pandamaran, Bukit Tinggi, Bandar Botanik, and other nearby areas.

Volvo Trucks Upgrades The D13 (Euro 3,4,5 & EEV rated) Engines - Up to 3% Better Fuel Consumption Stated

Not resting on their laurels (50 Years in Malaysia yo!), Volvo Trucks have announced that they are introducing new truck software functions and upgraded engines to help logistics companies and their drivers save even more fuel. According to this bit of news we heard, the upgraded Volvo D13 series of turbodiesel engines in Euro 3, Euro 4,  Euro 5 and Energy Efficient Vehicle (EEV) markets will be able gain up to 3% worth of fuel savings even if the drivers aren't utilising cruise control. 

Thursday, August 01, 2019

UD Trucks & TCIE Deliver 6 More UD Croner Medium Duty Trucks to Tenaga Nasional Berhad

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Malaysia's electricity supplier, has purchased more UD Trucks for their fleet. This time, six units of the UD Croner medium duty truck has been bought where they would be used to transport diesel fuel to refuel TNB's mobile generator sets during site operations. TNB now operates a total of 78 UD trucks in their fleet.

New 'Renault Subscription' Plans for Renault Koleos and Captur Vehicle Financing

Renault is now offering something called the ‘Renault Subscription’ vehicle financing packages for their customers here in Malaysia. Touted as offering freedom and flexibility, the ‘Renault Subscription’ allows customers flexible payment schemes for their new Renault, where they can break away from long-term loan tenures, rigid lock-ins as well as having less concerns about vehicle depreciation costs. The schemes are offered for the Renault Captur crossover and their premium Renault Koleos SUV.  All for as low as RM43 per day.