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QNEWS: UMW Toyota Motor does its part to improve motoring safety
'Safety is Love', the theme of the company's year-long road safety campaign to raise awareness of road safety among consumers
Posted on July 25, 2014 4:17 pm
QNEWS: Football fan wins a Volkswagen Polo sedan
Just a test-drive won an IT consultant a free Volkswagen
Posted on July 25, 2014 9:13 am
QNEWS: Proton’s Hari Raya video looks back over 30 years
Proton has produced a video for the Hari Raya season which looks back over 30 years and gives a sneak preview of the next new model [w/VIDEO]
Posted on July 24, 2014 8:06 am

First Look

2015 L-R Discovery Sport
QNEWS: New Discovery Sport will be a 7-seater
'See-through' camouflage wrap reveals seating layout of new compact SUV variant
Posted on July 30, 2014 1:35 pm
Daimler-BYD electric car to go on sale in China from September
First product of the EV joint-venture between Daimler and BYD is a 4-door sedan, developed entirely in China
Posted on July 30, 2014 8:48 am
More details about the Lexus NX 200t and 300h (w/VIDEO)
All-new compact SUV model will introduce a number of firsts for Lexus including a new turbocharged engine and wireless recharging of phones
Posted on July 29, 2014 10:39 pm

World News

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Panasonic and Tesla to make EV batteries at ‘Gigafactory’
Large-scale battery factory in the USA will produce nearly 2 billion cells over the course of 4 years
Posted on July 31, 2014 10:34 pm
Quadricycles are road-legal (in Europe) but how safe are they?
EURO NCAP tested 4 models and found that the safety levels are much lower level of safety than regular passenger cars [w/VIDEO]
Posted on July 31, 2014 3:51 pm
Kia Cadenza updated for the US
The Cadenza comes with more bells and whistles for 2015
Posted on July 31, 2014 2:30 pm

Product News

Techron Concentrate Plus
Techron Concentrate Plus
'Detox' for your vehicle's engine, refreshing it performance-wise
Posted on July 14, 2014 4:31 pm
QNEWS: NissanConnect NISMO Plus to be standard in GT-R NISMO
Professional race car telemetry will be accessible to customers who buy the Nissan sportscar
Posted on July 1, 2014 3:25 pm
New results of fuel tests in Asia by Caltex
Tests reveal that most Caltex with Techron users achieve extremely high rating on the cleanliness of their engine intake valves
Posted on June 28, 2014 1:31 pm

Featured News

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How to stand out
Taking the mainstream route may be the sensible choice for achieving trouble free motoring but going against the grain need not necessarily be a bad thing
Posted on July 31, 2014 6:37 pm
Buying a classic car
When opting to buy a classic car over a new one remember to keep in mind that old isn't always gold.
Posted on July 29, 2014 7:37 pm
Alternate route for travellers to avoid Seremban – KL highway congestion
Want to avoid the jam between Seremban and KL? Try the LEKAS route which may be a bit longer but has less traffic
Posted on July 29, 2014 5:41 pm

Test Drive

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Driving impressions – 2014 Mitsubishi ASX 4WD
The ASX may have been around a while but it is still one of the better SUVs and the 4WD variant can be highly recommended
Posted on July 5, 2014 6:59 am
Driving impressions – New Honda Jazz 3rd generation
We've driven the new Jazz in Thailand and we can provide you with the first impressions before the car is launched in Malaysia later this month
Posted on July 1, 2014 12:04 am
Driving impressions – Mercedes-Benz CLA 200
How 'garang' is the new CLA-Class and can it win over younger customers? We find out...
Posted on June 29, 2014 10:55 pm

Future Concept

Alfa MiTo by Marshall (3)
Alfa Romeo MiTo by Marshall concept
Realisation of a project between two iconic brands from the worlds of automotive and music
Posted on July 15, 2014 7:22 am
Intelligent Jaguar/Land Rover of the future will be self-learning
A truly intelligent vehicle that will offer a completely personalised driving experience and enhance motoring safety as well
Posted on July 10, 2014 12:29 pm
Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo
Fifth virtual supercar to join the Gran Turismo6 line-up
Posted on July 1, 2014 11:03 am

Used Car Reviews

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Inspect The Car
Inspect The Car, Make sure you get the seller's home phone number and meet them at their home address to inspect the car if you are buying from a private seller.
Posted on June 2, 2014 2:51 pm
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

Market Report

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Brand positions after first 6 months of 2014
How each brand is doing after the first half of the year
Posted on July 24, 2014 5:23 pm
QNEWS: MAA increases annual sales forecast by 3.7% to 680,000 units
Improving global and domestic economy expected to encourage Malaysians to buy more new cars during second half of the year
Posted on July 23, 2014 10:21 am
Sales of hybrid models still going on
Despite duty-exemption ending on December 31, 2013, sales of hybrid vehicles did not stop completely in 2014 and declined by only 11.7%
Posted on July 22, 2014 3:31 pm

Motorsports

Toyota GT86 CS-R3
QNEWS: Toyota to revive rear-wheel drive rallying with GT86 CS-R3
Toyota Motorsports returns to its rallying roots with a rear-wheel-drive rallycar to entertain drivers and fans alike
Posted on July 30, 2014 9:31 pm
F1: Results for 2014 Hungarian GP
Daniel Ricciardo gets second win this year after a thrilling battle with Alonso and Hamilton in closing stages of the race
Posted on July 27, 2014 10:07 pm
F1: Starting positions for 2014 Hungarian GP
Rosberg on pole position again and bad luck again for Hamilton as his car catches fire during qualifying. Race starts at 8 pm Malaysian time.
Posted on July 26, 2014 9:46 pm

Contests

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Win Movie Merchandizes for Guardians Of The Galaxy
Win Movie Merchandizes for Guardians Of The Galaxy
Posted on July 24, 2014 11:00 am
Movie Passes Giveaway!: “Deliver Us From Evil” (CLOSED)
Deliver Us From Evil movie passes giveaway - Motor Trader
Posted on June 23, 2014 9:52 am
ANSWER 2 SIMPLE QUESTIONS TO WIN LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE TRANSFORMERS MERCHANDISE (CLOSED)
ANSWER 2 SIMPLE QUESTIONS TO WIN LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE TRANSFORMERS MERCHANDISE
Posted on June 20, 2014 9:00 am

Promotions

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Motor Trader expands coverage with new ‘Northern Section’
Motor Trader expands coverage with new ‘Northern Section’
Posted on July 10, 2014 11:01 am
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

More World News

Volvo's inflatable child seat
VOLVO Marks 50 Years Of Child Seat With Inflatable Design
IT IS 50 years since Volvo first introduced the rear-facing child seat to better protect children in cars.
Posted on April 19, 2014 12:36 pm
Young Women Risking Unsafe Lifts
THOUSANDS of young women are risking their lives and safety by accepting lifts from drivers they
Posted on April 19, 2014 12:32 pm
Mobile Phone Use Most Hated By Drivers
THE MOST HATED driving habit in the UK is using a mobile phone to call or text while behind the
Posted on April 19, 2014 12:31 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 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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