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As with other models, there is also a Modulo package which is priced at RM3,950
Bookings for new Honda HR-V exceed 7,000 units in one month
Initial bookings for one month 10 times higher than monthly output; production schedule to be reviewed to reduce waiting time
Posted on March 5, 2015 4:09 pm
TNB chooses the Toyota Hilux for its fleet
292 units of Toyota Hilux to be supplied by UMW Toyota Motor, 100 of which were delivered this morning
Posted on March 4, 2015 6:12 pm
Volkswagen dealership in Langkawi upgraded to 3S facility
Goh Brothers Motor Sdn Bhd, an authorised Volkswagen dealership in Langkawi, has upgraded its outlet to offer Sales, Service and Spare Parts
Posted on March 4, 2015 11:35 am

First Look

Hiace Window Van
Safety upgrades for 2015 Toyota Hiace vans
New Active Safety features now standard for the Hiace Window Van are Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with Traction Control (TRC), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), and an Emergency Stop Signal
Posted on March 5, 2015 5:36 pm
Limited edition of BMW 520d Sport to be available from April 1, 2015
Only 50 units will be available from April 1, 2015
Posted on March 5, 2015 12:24 pm
Full details of the all-new 2015 Honda Civic Type R (w/VIDEOS)
At last, Honda's super hot hatch is ready for the showrooms and we have the full details (+ 2 videos) before its launch in Geneva this Wednesday
Posted on March 3, 2015 6:00 pm

World News

2015 World Car of the Year finalists
Final three contenders for 2015 World Car of the Year
Two Germans and one American to be considered for the global award this year
Posted on March 5, 2015 9:29 am
Beliefs of Asian motorists revealed in survey
Many motorists believe filling up at night is better and among Asians, Malaysians are the strongest believers according to a study
Posted on March 4, 2015 12:46 pm
Volkswagen Passat is 2015 European Car of the Year
Latest Passat wins fourth European Car of the Year title for Volkswagen
Posted on March 3, 2015 7:53 am

Product News

Hyundai Blue Link smartwatch app debuts
Hyundai’s Smartwatch app makes debut at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show and PEPCOM’s Digital Experience 2015
Posted on March 4, 2015 11:12 am
MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo for Playstation3
Latest option in the virtual supercar garage available to Playstation3 Gran Turismo 6 gamers
Posted on February 26, 2015 6:28 pm
New Big Bang Ferrari watches from Hublot for 2015
As a third year of collaboration between Ferrari and Hublot is coming to an end, two new Big Bang Ferrari ‘racing’ versions have now been created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Big Bang
Posted on February 20, 2015 1:50 pm

Featured News

Nippon Paint Malaysia
Nippon Paint Malaysia – putting colours on cars for over 40 years
The leading supplier of paint to the automotive industry since local assembly began in Malaysia in 1967
Posted on February 10, 2015 9:39 pm
How the first Honda NSX was developed
The story behind the development of Honda's first supercar
Posted on January 13, 2015 3:58 pm
Chairs with the MINI look
Second collaboration between MINI and Danish furniture-makers Republic of Fritz takes the form of a modern homage to the Classic Drop chair which gets an iconic MINI look
Posted on January 2, 2015 9:09 am

Test Drive

Honda HR-V
2015 Honda HR-V – our first driving impressions
Honda's enters a new segment of the SUV market and sets the benchmark for others to follow
Posted on February 5, 2015 12:47 pm
Driving impressions: 2015 Nissan X-Trail (Generation 3)
The first generation was a very popular SUV and good value for money. This new generation is even better!
Posted on January 29, 2015 1:34 am
Verdict: A fun-filled car to drive, and the most affordable amongst its rivals.
Posted on January 14, 2015 3:11 pm

Future Concept

Lexus LF-SA Geneva
2015 Lexus LF-SA Concept
Ultra compact 2+2 concept with an exterior finish making a reference to space exploration and the interior inspired by the spectacle of a solar eclipse
Posted on March 4, 2015 7:08 pm
Infiniti QX30 Concept previews a new premium compact SUV line from Infiniti (w/VIDEO)
Ready for the showroom to do battle in the growing premium compact SUV segment
Posted on March 4, 2015 8:27 am
MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo for Playstation3
Latest option in the virtual supercar garage available to Playstation3 Gran Turismo 6 gamers
Posted on February 26, 2015 6:28 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

Honda started 2015 as No.1 non-national brand in Malaysia
Honda does not sell pick-ups or commercial vehicles but it has managed to beat Toyota and Nissan which have such vehicles in their range to add to their sale volumes
Posted on February 22, 2015 3:18 pm
New Vehicle Sales in January 2015, by brand
A weak start for most brands but Honda sells more than Toyota and Nissan to be the best-selling non-national brand after Perodua and Proton
Posted on February 21, 2015 9:00 pm
22% decline in new vehicle sales in first month of 2015
After the fantastically good month in December, the normal decline in January gets even more 'magnified'
Posted on February 17, 2015 4:47 pm


2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3
The new Mercedes-AMG GT3
Successor of the SLS AMG GT3 will join the world's most hotly-contested customer race series in 2016
Posted on February 28, 2015 5:49 pm
Craft-Bamboo Racing’s Chevrolet Cruze ready to race in 2015 WTCC
Racing car is ready to be shipped to Argentina for the first of 12 races of season
Posted on February 22, 2015 6:40 pm
Mazda to be honoured at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed in England
Mazda’s motorsport achievements and pioneering road-car technologies will be highlights of the annual event in England
Posted on February 19, 2015 5:43 pm


Suzuki Test Drive & Win Contest: Winner Announced
Suzuki Test Drive & Win Contest: Winner Announced
Posted on February 12, 2015 4:32 pm
Suzuki Test Drive & Win (CLOSED)
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


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

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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