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Local News

VW Jetta
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
QNEWS: Latest Nissan pricelist
Prices have been updated due to increase in insurance premiums since February 2014
Posted on April 16, 2014 5:31 pm

First Look

2014 Peugeot 3008
2014 Peugeot 3008
Improved for the 2014 model year with cosmetic updates, enhanced features and extra power from the turbocharged engine
Posted on April 17, 2014 11:28 pm
QNEWS: 25th anniversary edition of Mazda MX-5
1,000 units to be available to celebrate a milestone year of the world's best-selling 2-seater open sportscar
Posted on April 17, 2014 7:40 am
QNEWS: 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer 2.0 GTE
Premium package added to the model which comes as a CBU import from Japan
Posted on April 17, 2014 6:52 am

World News

Ford Mustang e-card
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
QNEWS: Toyota Corolla was best-selling car in the world in 2013
World's bestseller in 2013 and also bestselling model of all time with nearly 41 million units sold since the first generation
Posted on April 19, 2014 10:26 am
Audi A3 is 2014 World Car of the Year
'...a hefty premium punch in the small luxury segment' was one of the reasons the judges picked the Audi model as overall winner
Posted on April 18, 2014 10:24 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

Discovery Vision Concept
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
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

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

Toyota roadshow at KLCC
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
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

Motorsports

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
F1: Starting positions for 2014 Chinese GP
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position after wet qualifying session in Shanghai
Posted on April 19, 2014 3:22 pm
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

Contests

CA-poster
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

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

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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