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Local News

Proton (2)
7-year warranty offered with Proton’s ‘Even More Value’ campaign
Latest sales campaign makes it easier to own a Proton
Posted on May 22, 2015 8:42 pm
Biggest Edaran Tan Chong Motor 3S centre opened in Johor Jaya
Costing approximately RM25.5 million, the new 3S Centre is 6 storeys high, with a total built-up area of 256,000 square feet on land that is 2.15 acres is size
Posted on May 22, 2015 6:18 pm
Ground-breaking ceremony for construction of new Volkswagen dealership facility in Klang Valley
When completed in November 2015, Volkswagen Puchong North in the Klang Valley will be the largest authorised Volkswagen dealer facility in Malaysia
Posted on May 21, 2015 9:27 pm

First Look

2015 Toyota Hilux
Global debut of all-new Toyota Hilux 8th generation
Core values are enhanced in the new generation while ride comfort and on-road performance have been increased significantly
Posted on May 22, 2015 8:18 am
2016 Porsche 911 GT3 R
Based on the 911 GT3 RS production sportscar, Porsche has designed a racing car for the global GT3 series
Posted on May 18, 2015 8:30 am
The all-new 6th generation Chevrolet Camaro is revealed
Everything is new except the rear bowtie emblem and the SS badge
Posted on May 17, 2015 9:40 pm

World News

Jurassic World
Mercedes-Benz vehicles to star in new Jurassic Park movie
Mercedes-Benz vehicles star in the latest instalment of the movie series which provided a preview of the original M-Class in 1997
Posted on May 19, 2015 6:49 am
Volkswagen’s next-generation W12 TSI engine
6-litre 12-cylinder powerplant used in the group's flagship models improved to meet tougher emission and fuel efficiency demands
Posted on May 17, 2015 7:07 pm
Rolls-Royce to launch convertible model called ‘Dawn’ in 2016
New convertible to join the range with its name taken from a rare model Rolls-Royce produced in the 1950s
Posted on May 16, 2015 2:02 pm

Product News

Audi Racing Bike
An Audi for less than the price of a Volkswagen Polo
The Audi Sport Racing Bike doesn’t have a cabin to protect you from the sun and rain but like the cars with the Four Rings, you get a very technologically advanced vehicle for road use
Posted on May 18, 2015 3:54 pm
New-generation silica used in Goodyear tyres
New silica lessens rolling resistance without having a detrimental effect on traction in wet conditions
Posted on May 6, 2015 3:38 pm
Video sensor enhances emergency automatic braking system
Bosch has developed a stereo video camera with which an emergency braking system can function based solely on camera data
Posted on May 5, 2015 2:14 pm

Featured News

Attempting to avoid an ‘invisible’ elk inspired the development of ESP 20 years ago (w/VIDEO)
Alongside the seatbelt, airbag and ABS, the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) developed by Daimler is by far the most significant safety system of modern passenger cars and, over the years, has helped to save the lives of several thousand people.
Posted on May 12, 2015 4:42 pm
40 years of the BMW 3-Series
Among the key milestones of the 3-Series has been its success in pioneering a new category of vehicle which could also credibly lay claim to being ‘The Ultimate Driving Machine’
Posted on May 11, 2015 7:02 am
Hyundai Sonata is 30 years old, over 7.3 million units sold worldwide
The first model to exceed the 1 million sales volume mark in Korea celebrates its 30th anniversary this year
Posted on May 7, 2015 1:36 pm

Test Drive

Isuzu MU-X
First driving impressions of the new Isuzu MU-X
New contender in midsized SUV segment is 21st century version of the first modern SUV, the Trooper
Posted on May 11, 2015 11:01 pm
Over 1,000 kms on one tank of fuel with the Mazda2
The superior fuel efficiency of Mazda's SKYACTIV technology is proven in the Mazda SKYACTIV Clean Diesel Challenge
Posted on April 14, 2015 10:55 am
Driving impressions of the new Toyota Camry 2.0
Is the appeal of the new Camry increased with the new looks and a new engine? We drove the Camry 2.0 briefly to find out
Posted on April 8, 2015 4:17 pm

Future Concept

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The world’s smallest concert hall on wheels?
100 metres of cable, 18 speakers and an output of 5,720 watts
Posted on May 16, 2015 4:33 pm
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept
Volkswagen continues to advance the limits of hybrid powertrains with this concept car which breaks down traditional barriers between road and motorsport vehicles
Posted on May 15, 2015 2:18 pm
First picture of BMW Design Team’s tribute to the 3.0 CSL
A classic 'homologation special' of the 1970s recreated with 21st century technology and materials
Posted on May 15, 2015 7:55 am

Used Car Reviews

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

Sales trend
32.9% decline in new vehicle sales in April
After the unusually high sales volume in March, a huge drop in April even though new vehicle prices became lower
Posted on May 19, 2015 5:58 pm
New vehicle sales by brand in March 2015 and first quarter total sales
March was a very good month for the car companies. See how each brand did and their first quarter results in our exclusive chart
Posted on April 26, 2015 7:07 pm
Big jump in March sales just before GST implementation
More people expected prices to rise, compared to those who believed that cars would be cheaper after April 1, and this pushed the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new registrations to its highest level in the past 12 months
Posted on April 17, 2015 5:53 pm


Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton’s contract with Mercedes-Benz AMG Petronas team renewed for 3 years
Since making his F1 debut in 2007, Lewis Hamilton has had Mercedes-Benz power and by 2018, it will be 20 years of association with the brand
Posted on May 21, 2015 7:32 am
2016 Porsche 911 GT3 R
Based on the 911 GT3 RS production sportscar, Porsche has designed a racing car for the global GT3 series
Posted on May 18, 2015 8:30 am
F1: Results of 2015 Spanish GP
In Spain, Nico Rosberg got his first pole position of the season - and also his first win of the year
Posted on May 10, 2015 10:09 pm


Winners of ‘MAD MAX : FURY ROAD’ contest
20 lucky winners of our contest will be among the first Malaysians to see the movie tonight
Posted on May 13, 2015 3:08 pm
‘MAD MAX: FURY ROAD’ Movie Contest
Win free passes to the movie preview!
Posted on May 5, 2015 2:56 pm
Winners of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron movie contest
21 winners get exclusive merchandise from the movie
Posted on April 24, 2015 10:17 pm


Volkswagen banner
Save up to RM25,000 on Pre-Owned Volkswagens this festive season
Volkswagen dealers in Malaysia are offering rebates of up to RM25,000 on pre-owned vehicles, enabling you to acquire a Volkswagen for less
Posted on February 12, 2015 12:05 am
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

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

Dog seat belt
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
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
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


Triumph Speed 94
90s Throwback: Triumph unwraps Speed 94 and 94R special editions
90s Throwback: Triumph unwraps Speed 94 and 94R special editions
Posted on April 17, 2015 5:19 pm

Motorcycle Road Tests

Project Livewire HD
First impressions of the groundbreaking Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Electric Bike
First impressions of the groundbreaking Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Electric Bike
Posted on April 17, 2015 4:53 pm

Photo Gallery

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