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Local News

New Hyundai showroom in Melaka
First Hyundai showroom with Global Dealership Space Identity
GDSI design is inspired by nature and modern design provides customers with a comfortable and comforting environment to view the latest Hyundai models
Posted on December 17, 2014 2:11 pm
Get a new Mitsubishi ASX or Triton VGT for less
You can have your new vehicle registered in 2015 and still get a rebate
Posted on December 15, 2014 5:46 pm
Ford provides customers with Driving Skills for Life
Educating drivers on necessary and practical skills for driving safely to help to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries associated with traffic accidents
Posted on December 13, 2014 9:08 pm

First Look

Hundai Sonata Hybrid
2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Second generation of hybrid variant of Sonata offers improved performance with a more efficient transmission and higher-capacity battery
Posted on December 18, 2014 2:23 pm
Nissan NV200 Taxi
Award-winning universal design layout allows wheelchair users to enter and exit easily via a ramp
Posted on December 11, 2014 9:03 pm
Ford Kuga Special Edition
Limited units available and all come with Ford's ESP which provides replacement of wear-and-tear parts for the first 3 years of ownership
Posted on December 10, 2014 2:52 pm

World News

New Lexus F model
New Lexus F model to be unveiled next month
First teaser images released but no details although rumours are that it could be the long-awaited GS F
Posted on December 18, 2014 10:06 am
Nominees for 2015 European Car of the Year
From 31 candidates, seven nominees have been selected and the winner will be announced in Geneva in March 2015
Posted on December 17, 2014 9:55 pm
Lexus Design Award 2015
Third year of competition with a unique mentoring program that enables entrants to produce working prototypes of their innovative ideas
Posted on December 17, 2014 8:44 am

Product News

Audi 3D Sound
Audi brings true 3D sound into the car
New audio experience is claimed to redefine the benchmark for in-car listening pleasure, enabling the listener to also experience ‘spatial height’.
Posted on December 18, 2014 5:39 pm
ParkAide makes finding parking spaces easier
Free smartphone application helps you locate parking spaces and even pay the charges when you exit
Posted on December 16, 2014 10:45 pm
New Honda Genuine Oil introduced at authorised service centres
The best engine oil for Honda vehicles
Posted on November 28, 2014 1:54 pm

Featured News

Audi 3D Sound
Audi brings true 3D sound into the car
New audio experience is claimed to redefine the benchmark for in-car listening pleasure, enabling the listener to also experience ‘spatial height’.
Posted on December 18, 2014 5:39 pm
History of the Jeep
The original 4x4 that was born in the 1940s and started a new automobile 'species'
Posted on November 28, 2014 5:32 pm
Special new Kia Sorento inspired by X-Men series
Special version of SUV created in conjunction with next X-Men movie and will be first displayed at 2015 Australia Open tournament
Posted on November 25, 2014 5:45 am

Test Drive

2014 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid
Driving impressions: 2014 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid
Simple and compact system saves fuel when it matters, and also lower pricetag as the model qualifies for duty-exemption
Posted on November 16, 2014 6:41 pm
Driving impressions of the Proton Iriz 1.3 & 1.6
Has the new Proton hatchback what it takes to be a globally competitive product? We found out on drive to Penang and back
Posted on October 28, 2014 11:19 am
Driving impressions: 2014 Perodua Axia Advance
We test Perodua's latest model with a very economical engine that's just right for the times
Posted on October 17, 2014 9:31 am

Future Concept

Infiniti Q60 Concept
Is this the next Infiniti Q60 Coupe?
First official image of concept car which will be unveiled at North American International Auto Show next month
Posted on December 16, 2014 9:14 am
Lexus LF-C2 Concept
Lexus has a third try at a convertible but will they put this one into production?
Posted on December 2, 2014 8:49 am
Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo Concept
Another interpretation of the ultimate race car of the future which PlayStation GT6 gamers can drive
Posted on November 30, 2014 8:15 pm

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

New Vehicle Sales in October 2014, by brand
It was a tough month but thanks largely to the Perodua Axia, the Total Industry Volume managed to rise by 13.4% over September numbers
Posted on November 23, 2014 3:24 pm
13.4% increase in new vehicle sales, most likely due to the Perodua Axia
We have no data to confirm it because the MyCC has made it illegal for model sales to be shared but we think the Axia was the main contributor
Posted on November 19, 2014 9:28 am
The Malaysian market 10 years ago
See how the various brands have grown or declined (some even vanishing), in this comparison of the Total Industry Volumes between 2004 and 2014
Posted on October 30, 2014 6:31 pm


Formule-E Round 3 Uruguay
2014 Formula-e Championship, Round 3 (Punta del Este ePrix)
Sebastien Buemi claims his first Formula E victory in Uruguay
Posted on December 14, 2014 11:53 pm
McLaren and Honda are partners again for F1
Re-establishing one of the most dominant teams in motorsports history; between 1988 and 1992, McLaren-Honda won 8 World Championships and 44 Grands Prix
Posted on December 12, 2014 9:19 am
Provisional calendar for 2015 Formula 1 Championship
21 rounds with Korea rejoining the championship and Mexico being added as a new venue
Posted on December 9, 2014 6:20 am


Suzuki Test Drive & Win
Suzuki Test Drive & Win | Motor Trader. This contest runs from 1st November 2014 until 31st December 2014.
Posted on November 7, 2014 7:00 am
BHP Dash & Win Contest
BHP Dash & Win Contest Check out Motor Trader issue #700 & #701 and Bike Trader issue #332 to participate. You may also print out this form to replace the original contest form.
Posted on September 17, 2014 3:30 pm


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
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

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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