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Local News

BMW Shorties (2)
QNEWS: BMW Shorties contest is on again
Short film competition now in its eighth year and budding film enthusiasts in Malaysia have the opportunity to win a RM75,000 production grant
Posted on September 2, 2014 10:45 am
QNEWS: Proton’s special offer for new customers
Proton celebrates Merdeka with money-saving offers for new as well as existing customers
Posted on August 30, 2014 7:01 pm
QNEWS: Summernats Malaysia is on this weekend!
For the first time, Malaysians can experience the famous SummerNats street machine festival without having to go to Australia
Posted on August 30, 2014 11:44 am

First Look

2014 Chevrolet Malibu launch
2014 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ
An alternative choice for those who don't want an Accord or Camry
Posted on September 2, 2014 9:51 am
2014 Infiniti Q50 2.0T & Q50S Hybrid
The first example of a new generation of Infiniti models is now available in Malaysia
Posted on September 1, 2014 1:31 pm
55 Edition MINI Countryman
An exclusive version for the Malaysian market to celebrate the 55th birthday of the little car, only 55 units available
Posted on August 31, 2014 9:53 pm

World News

2014 Chevrolet Cruze
QNEWS: Cumulative worldwide sales of Chevrolet Cruze pass 3 million mark
New milestone achieved just 16 months after selling 2 million units, making it the best-selling Chevrolet model globally
Posted on September 1, 2014 10:01 am
QNEWS: Honda Accord and Civic most popular with thieves in America
Half of the models in America's Top 10 most stolen cars are Japanese makes
Posted on August 25, 2014 3:38 pm
QNEWS: Tesla offers 8-year warranty for electric powertrain
New warranty policy with 'infinite mileage' reflects belief that an electric powertrain is fundamentally more reliable than a conventional engine
Posted on August 18, 2014 3:13 pm

Product News

Rolls-Royce Wraith in Forza Motorsport 5
QNEWS: Rolls-Royce Wraith available in Forza Motorsport 5
Videogamers can now also have a virtual experience driving the most powerful Rolls-Royce ever offered for sale
Posted on August 14, 2014 3:38 pm
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

Featured News

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Is this the modern day Beetle?
VW has dropped the price on the base model bug but is that enough to amplify the appeal to a point where it puts the new car within striking distance of the original?
Posted on August 23, 2014 10:47 am
Fact or Fiction?
We look at some of the more common myths of the automotive world and do out best to separate fact from fiction.
Posted on August 21, 2014 1:15 pm
1962 Ferrari model becomes the most expensive car ever auctioned
Owned by the same person for the past 49 years, the Ferrari 250 GTO has been bought over for US$38,115,000
Posted on August 17, 2014 2:58 pm

Test Drive

2015 Mazda2
Driving impressions of the all-new 2015 Mazda2 Hatchback
Here are our first impressions after driving the next generation of the Mazda2, due in Malaysia next year
Posted on August 25, 2014 7:11 am
Driving impressions of the Mazda SKYACTIV-D diesel engine
We experience Mazda's advanced turbodiesel engine which, unfortunately, can't be offered in Malaysia because of the poor fuel quality
Posted on August 7, 2014 2:30 pm
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

Future Concept

2014 McLaren P1 GTR
McLaren P1 GTR concept
Dramatic and purposeful design concept is a preview to the final model that will be 'the ultimate track-focused racer'
Posted on August 18, 2014 8:48 am
Toyota FT-1 Concept Version 2
Upscale interpretation of its sportscar concept has new interior styling and exterior colour
Posted on August 14, 2014 8:42 am
QNEWS: Toyota releases teaser for its Playstation racer (w/VIDEO]
Teaser video shows what could be a more radical evolution of the FT-1 concept car revealed in January
Posted on August 10, 2014 8:26 pm

Used Car Reviews

INSPECT-THE-CARs
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
New vehicle sales by brand for July 2014
How each brand did as the second half of the year began
Posted on August 24, 2014 12:17 pm
Another month of higher sales in July
2.9% increase, but not surprising as it was the start of the festive season
Posted on August 19, 2014 9:17 pm
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

Motorsports

2014 MMER
Results of the 2014 Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race
Clearwater Racing wins the MMER again with a 1-2 finish
Posted on August 31, 2014 9:22 am
QNEWS: Nico Rosberg acknowledges responsibility for incident in Belgium GP
Team management takes disciplinary action against Rosberg for controversial collision with Hamilton during Belgium GP
Posted on August 30, 2014 9:06 am
F1: Results of 2014 Belgium GP
Another win for Daniel Ricciardo as the Mercedes duo clash and Hamilton is put out of the race
Posted on August 24, 2014 10:24 pm

Contests

BHP Dash & Win Contest
BHP Dash & Win Contest Check out Motor Trader issue #696 & #697 and Bike Trader issue #330 to participate. You may also print out this form to replace the original contest form.
Posted on August 19, 2014 9:48 am
Win Movie Merchandizes for Guardians Of The Galaxy (Closed)
Win Movie Merchandizes for Guardians Of The Galaxy
Posted on July 24, 2014 11:00 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

Dog seat belt
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

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