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Local News

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QNEWS: First vehicle rolls out from new Hino plant in Negeri Sembilan
Brand new plant to meet growing demand in Malaysian market
Posted on April 21, 2014 4:18 pm
QNEWS: Fourth locally-assembled Volkswagen model to be introduced this month
The fourth model to be assembled at the Pekan plant is the Jetta
Posted on April 18, 2014 11:17 pm
QNEWS: Estimated prices of new Nissan Sylphy announced
New generation to be launched on April 29th and bookings can now be made based on estimated prices
Posted on April 18, 2014 10:32 am

First Look

Jeep Zi You Xia Design Concept
Jeep Zi You Xia Design Concept
Special display model of Renegade for Beijing motorshow has Chinese name of 'Zi You Xia' or 'rebel'
Posted on April 23, 2014 5:54 pm
QNEWS: MUGEN version of new Honda City unveiled in the Philippines
World premiere of prototype model revealed in conjunction with launch of new City in the Philippines
Posted on April 23, 2014 10:27 am
2014 Ford Escort
Ford revives an old model name for a new product which will only be for China
Posted on April 21, 2014 9:24 pm

World News

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QNEWS: Range Rover is 2014 Autocar Asian Car of the Year
Land Rover flagship is third Autocar Asian Car of the Year since regional award was started in 2012
Posted on April 22, 2014 4:00 pm
QNEWS: Chevrolet models to star in new Transformers movie
'Transformers - Age of Extinction', coming this June, will feature a range of Chevrolet models including the latest Corvette Stingray
Posted on April 20, 2014 11:26 am
QNEWS: Guinness World Records title for Ford Mustang on 50th birthday
Over 50,000 fans from around the world sent greetings, setting a new world record for an e-greeting card
Posted on April 19, 2014 2:46 pm

Product News

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QNEWS: Miniature Mercedes-Benz C-Class models eagerly awaited by collectors
Scale model cars produced on the basis of the original design data (CAD data) and assembled by hand
Posted on April 2, 2014 7:11 am
Nissan Smart Rearview Mirror
High-tech mirror provides clearer images of the rear in all lighting and weather conditions
Posted on March 9, 2014 7:39 pm
Goodyear Concept SUV Tyre
'Double tyre' concept to optimise on-road and off-road performance
Posted on March 8, 2014 10:56 am

Featured News

Shanghai International F1 Circuit
The Shanghai International Circuit
Venue of the fourth round of the 2014 F1 championship has the longest straight of all the circuits currently used
Posted on April 20, 2014 10:36 am
The Bahrain International Circuit
The first circuit in the Middle East to host a round of the F1 championship will run its 10th race tonight
Posted on April 6, 2014 6:43 pm
100 million Bosch ESP systems produced
55% of all passenger cars and light trucks in the world are already fitted with the 'electronic guardian angel' which helps prevent the car from skidding out of control
Posted on April 5, 2014 2:10 pm

Test Drive

2014 Ford EcoSport (16)
Driving impressions: 2014 Ford EcoSport
We tell you what it's like to drive Ford's new compact SUV which will be launched in Malaysia in mid-2014
Posted on March 23, 2014 9:49 pm
Driving impressions of the new Honda City
Fourth generation raises the bar for the class and should give new meaning to value for money
Posted on March 7, 2014 11:55 pm
Driving impressions: 2014 Mitsubishi Attrage
Our long drive confirmed that like the Mirage, this sedan variant can also do 21 kms/litre
Posted on February 22, 2014 10:57 pm

Future Concept

Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe (1)
Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept
Could this small 4-door coupe concept be the beginning of a future 'Jetta CC'?
Posted on April 22, 2014 9:35 pm
2014 Nissan Lannia Concept
An evolution of last year's Friend-ME concept and possibly the next Bluebird generation in China
Posted on April 22, 2014 10:01 am
Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept
Not just a preview of the next Discovery but also a rolling showcase of advanced technologies
Posted on April 16, 2014 12:33 pm

Used Car Reviews

2005 Toyota Camry
USED CAR: 2002 – 2006 Toyota Camry
A safe choice with strong residual values
Posted on January 28, 2012 12:00 am
USED CAR: 2004 – 2009 Mazda3
Not an easy model to find but worth the search
Posted on January 3, 2012 12:00 am
USED CAR: 2006 Audi TT
Now over 5 years old at bargain prices for a performance car
Posted on August 19, 2011 12:00 am

Market Report

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New vehicle sales by brand for March 2014
End of first quarter of 2014 sees surge in sales for most brands
Posted on April 23, 2014 12:17 pm
Q1 new vehicle sales end on a high note
16.2% higher than February volume but cumulative volume still short of quarterly target necessary to meet 670,000-unit forecast
Posted on April 17, 2014 7:22 pm
New vehicle sales by brand for February 2014
February sales in detail showing how Perodua and Proton were the main contributors to the increase from January
Posted on March 24, 2014 5:53 pm

Motorsports

2014 China GP finish
QNEWS: 2014 Chinese GP was two laps short!
Chequered flag accidentally shown before 56 laps completed so FIA decides that race officially ended at 54 laps
Posted on April 20, 2014 8:06 pm
F1: Results of 2014 Chinese GP
Mercedes-AMG team pulls ahead in championship with 1-2 finish in Shanghai
Posted on April 20, 2014 5:04 pm
The Shanghai International Circuit
Venue of the fourth round of the 2014 F1 championship has the longest straight of all the circuits currently used
Posted on April 20, 2014 10:36 am

Contests

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Captain America Movie Merchandise Giveaway! (CLOSED)
Captain America Movie Merchandise Giveaway! Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world.
Posted on April 3, 2014 12:00 am
BHP Dash & Win Contest (CLOSED)
BHP Dash & Win Contest. Dash Motorcycle Oil is a range of motor oils from BHPetrol. Available in fully synthetic, semi-synthetic and standard mineral grades, Dash Motorcycle Oil comes in various viscosities, making it suitable for 2-stroke (2T) or 4-stroke (4T) motorcycles.
Posted on March 3, 2014 11:00 am
NEED FOR SPEED Preview Screening Passes Giveaway! (CLOSED)
NEED FOR SPEED Preview Screening Passes Giveaway! The film centers around Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul), a blue-collar mechanic who races muscle cars on the side in an unsanctioned street-racing circuit.
Posted on February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Promotions

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ONE Fighting Championship™- Warrior Spirit
ONE Fighting Championship™ continues its sold-out multi-city world tour with another massive event scheduled at the 15,000-seater Stadium Putra in Kuala
Posted on October 24, 2013 7:08 am
Motor Trader at One FC “Return of Warriors” in February 2013
You’re all welcome to come and witness the Muay Fit Motor Trader Fight Team battle for pride and glory at the next round of ONE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP!
Posted on January 25, 2013 12:00 am
Motor Trader Motor Fair 2012
MOTOR TRADER MOTOR FAIR 2012 is making its debut here in Kuala Lumpur on November 3-4, November 24-25 and December 8-9. The venue of these events will be the Merdeka Convention Centre (formerly known as ETCI).
Posted on October 12, 2012 12:42 pm

More World News

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Ecclestone Faces £4 Million Bill
MOTORSPORT boss Bernie Ecclestone must pay lawyers' bills adding up to about £4 million
Posted on March 30, 2014 2:56 pm
New Drug-Drive Offence a Step Closer
PLANS to bring in drug-drive limits for the first time have moved a step closer.But the Government
Posted on March 30, 2014 2:54 pm
Button Blasts Noise Detractors
JENSON BUTTON has delivered a damning response to any Formula One driver bemoaning
Posted on March 30, 2014 2:48 pm

More Features

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PRACTICAL GUIDE: TRAVEL SAFELY WITH YOUR DOG
Dogs are family for most owners. They are treated with love and care, so it makes sense that they will come on family journeys too.
Posted on April 14, 2014 3:23 pm
HELP YOUR CAR PASS ITS MOT
Recent data shows that many cars are failing MoTs on easily-rectified faults. Follow this guide and avoid the pitfalls.
Posted on March 19, 2014 1:27 pm
BUYING YOUR FIRST CAR
NOWHERE will the age gap between you and your kids be more obvious than when choosing their first car.
Posted on March 18, 2014 11:44 am

Motorcycle

2014 Ducati Monster 1200
New Ducati Monster finally arrives in UK
THE NEW Ducati Monster 1200 has landed in the UK, with dealers taking delivery of the first stock over the past few days. Customers can now see the Monster and Monster S for themselves, 21 years after the Monster’s first unveiling.
Posted on March 12, 2014 6:15 pm

Motorcycle Road Tests

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale
A class above ( Ducati 899 Panigale )
MIDDLEWEIGHT supersports bikes have been part of the Ducati range since the first 748, designed to appeal to macho sportsbike riders who want to buy into the Ducati brand without saddling themselves with the price tag of the larger version.
Posted on March 9, 2014 12:44 pm

Photo Gallery

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