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Local News

QNEWS: ASEAN NCAP Phase 3 results to be announced on May 5
Crash test results for third batch of vehicles to be announced at 2014 Global NCAP Forum in Australia
Posted on April 16, 2014 7:27 am
QNEWS: Proton R3 Corner opens at Mutiara Damansara showroom
The place to go for parts to make your Proton go faster or look faster
Posted on April 15, 2014 6:34 pm
QNEWS: 2014 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
Nine entries from Malaysian children chosen for Toyota's global contest
Posted on April 15, 2014 9:09 am

First Look

2014 Kia Sedona  Carnival (3)
All-new 2014 Kia Sedona/Carnival
All-new MPV is the final chapter in Kia’s design-led transformation story which began in 2009
Posted on April 15, 2014 10:22 pm
2014 Lexus NX
First pictures and details of the new Lexus compact SUV which will have its global debut in Beijing
Posted on April 11, 2014 7:07 pm
Volkswagen Passat upgraded for 2014
First upgrade since the locally-assembled model was launched in March 2012
Posted on April 11, 2014 1:57 pm

World News

Nissan Design China (2)
China plays integral role in writing Nissan’s design language
Nissan Design China is now part of the carmaker's global design network and develops globally-applicable concepts
Posted on April 14, 2014 8:36 pm
QNEWS: Toyota to introduce new engines in 2015
New 1-litre and 1.3-litre engines draw on experience gained developing hybrid powertrains
Posted on April 12, 2014 10:23 am
QNEWS: Lamborghini Aventador Jackie Chan Special
One-off model to celebrate actor's 60th birthday to be auctioned for charity
Posted on April 12, 2014 8:57 am

Product News

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

Bahrain International Circuit (1)
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
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

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

Bentley Hybrid Powertrain
QNEWS: Bentley Hybrid Concept
Technology showcase to show how even the most luxurious limousines can benefit from hybrid technology
Posted on April 14, 2014 9:58 am
QNEWS: Two new Honda concept cars for Auto China 2014
World premieres of two new concept cars which preview new models for the China market
Posted on April 13, 2014 2:26 pm
Land Rover’s new technology can make the bonnet ‘invisible’
Transparent Bonnet uses downward-facing cameras in the grille to create a digital image of the ground right under the front
Posted on April 10, 2014 11:31 am

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

Sales scene
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
Slight increase in new vehicle sales in February
Normally a weak month, February sales were actually a bit more than January's
Posted on March 18, 2014 5:41 pm
New vehicle sales in January 2014, by brand
How each brand did in the first month of the new year
Posted on February 20, 2014 1:37 pm


Honda HPD ARX-04b LMP2 Coupe
Honda’s new ARX-04b LMP2 Coupe
First closed-top prototype racing car from Honda Performance Development to debut in 2015
Posted on April 10, 2014 7:31 pm
QNEWS: Audi designs lightest sports prototype in its history
Audi has utilised its advanced lightweight technology expertise to the fullest for the 2014 racing car
Posted on April 8, 2014 6:30 am
F1: Results of 2014 Bahrain GP
Lewis Hamilton takes the chequered flag for the 900th Formula 1 Grand Prix
Posted on April 7, 2014 12:56 am


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
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


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

2013 Peugeot 208 T16 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Lion Set To Roar Up Goodwood’s Famous Hill This Summer
VISITORS to the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed will be in for an extra treat, as Peugeot has announced it
Posted on March 20, 2014 11:08 am
Company Drivers Fail To Have Correct Licence
FIVE IN EVERY 1000 company car, van and truck drivers in the UK does not have the correct licence to be at
Posted on March 20, 2014 11:06 am
Land Rovers At Greater Risk Of Theft
RECENT BAD WEATHER means Land Rovers and other 4x4 vehicles are at greater risk of being stolen.
Posted on March 20, 2014 11:04 am

More Features

53% of the 1.3 million Perodua vehicles currently on the roads return to an authorised Perodua service centre for maintenance and other services
Alfa Romeo has revised the Giulietta range with updated engines to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy, plus there’s a new 2.0-litre turbodiesel.
Posted on February 7, 2014 11:12 am
Funny, but it doesn’t look like a regular car
Posted on February 4, 2014 11:17 am
BUYING A CAR can be a daunting experience for many, yet it needn’t be this way.
Posted on February 3, 2014 10:43 am


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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