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Ford Driving Skills for Life
More gain from Ford’s ‘Driving Skills for Life’ programme
Ford Motor Company continued its efforts to raise road safety awareness in Malaysia through its global Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) programme, recently hosting workshops for students at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
Posted on April 28, 2016 2:18 pm
Nissan Safety Campaign is on again
Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) has launched the 2016 Edition of its popular Nissan Safety Campaign which has the objective of engaging Nissan customers to raise safety awareness and to enhance essential road safety skills and knowledge for both adults and children
Posted on April 28, 2016 9:16 am
Ford Go Further Roadshow starts today
The all-new Ford Everest 7-seater SUV will be launched in Malaysia soon but you can see it this week at the Ford roadshow in the 1Utama shopping centre in Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Posted on April 27, 2016 8:42 am

First Look

2016 Chevrolet Colorado
New Chevrolet Colorado launched in Thailand
Updated with an enhanced chassis system as well as the inclusion of a number of significant engine and transmission improvements, besides changes in the exterior and interior
Posted on April 28, 2016 8:56 pm
First details of Toyota Alphard and Vellfire to be sold by UMW Toyota Motor
UMW Toyota Motor will be selling the two popular MPVs which means owners can get a full 5-year factory warranty as well as aftersales support and parts at any Toyota service centre nationwide. Our article includes the official specs of the models to be offered
Posted on April 27, 2016 9:12 pm
New 2016 Lexus IS unveiled in Beijing motorshow (w/VIDEO)
Evolutionary updates for the sport sedan which is in its third generation
Posted on April 27, 2016 10:13 am

World News

Honda ARC Line
Honda’s uses innovative concept to assemble the new Civic in Thailand
New ARC Line concept developed by Honda is claimed to achieve a significant improvement in production efficiency and quality
Posted on April 25, 2016 9:34 am
1.1 million Jeep, Dodge and Chrysler vehicles recalled because they may roll away
Drivers may not be aware that the automatic transmission is not set in PARK position when they leave the vehicle as the operation is not clear enough
Posted on April 23, 2016 1:04 pm
Driving around the world in a 100-year old Ford
Dirk and Trudy Regter and their Model T are on a journey around the planet that is considerably longer than the time Phileas Fogg took in the adventure story 'Around the World in 80 Days'
Posted on April 21, 2016 6:37 pm

Product News

Shell Rimula
New range of upgraded Shell Rimula products available in Malaysia
The best-selling heavy duty diesel engine oil brand in the world gets better with a completely new range of products and a new enhanced flagship fully synthetic product
Posted on April 20, 2016 4:58 pm
Exclusive Bell & Ross watches released in conjunction with Chinese GP
In conjunction with the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend, Bell & Ross, the Official Watch Partner of the Renault Sport F1 Team, is releasing a new limited edition pair of watches named after the team’s new R.S. 16 racing car for the 2016 season
Posted on April 15, 2016 9:08 pm
New autofilm from 3M
The new 3M Scotchshield Crystalline Security AutoFilm is claimed to have superior heat-rejection and enhanced safety and security features over traditional films.
Posted on April 14, 2016 10:56 pm

Featured News

The 959 was entered by the Rothmans Porsche rally team in the 1986 Paris-Dakar Rally
Porsche 959 – high-tech sportscar of the 1980s
The 959 was the fastest road-legal sportscar in its time and with its electronically-controlled suspension system, it could even be entered in the Paris-Dakar Rally
Posted on April 24, 2016 3:59 pm
Henry Ford would not be happy with today’s colour range
In 1914, Henry Ford offered his Model T 'in any colour you want as long as it's black' but today, Ford customers can get not only black but have a much wider range of colours to choose from for their new vehicle
Posted on April 23, 2016 11:29 am
Driving around the world in a 100-year old Ford
Dirk and Trudy Regter and their Model T are on a journey around the planet that is considerably longer than the time Phileas Fogg took in the adventure story 'Around the World in 80 Days'
Posted on April 21, 2016 6:37 pm

Future Concept

Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE
Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE
Preview of a large SUV model which Volkswagen will be introducing in future
Posted on April 26, 2016 2:03 pm
2016 Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration concept revealed (w/VIDEO)
Infiniti will be displaying the QX Sport Inspiration at the 2016 Beijing Auto Show next week. We have the first pictures and details of the concept SUV which is likely to be a preview of the next generation of the QX70
Posted on April 24, 2016 9:06 pm
Shell Concept Car unveiled
A concept city car which, if it were ever to go into production, could deliver material reductions in energy use in the road transport sector
Posted on April 23, 2016 9:50 pm

Used Car Reviews

Goo KANTEI
Quality assurance guaranteed by Goo KANTEI inspection services
How Goo KANTEI gives you peace of mind when you buy a used car that is certified by the service
Posted on November 4, 2015 12:26 am
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

Market Report

Mitsubishi Triton
68% jump in Mitsubishi sales in March
Surge in March sales led by latest Triton which was second best-selling pick-up truck in Malaysia for the month
Posted on April 18, 2016 9:30 pm
March sales higher but Q1 cumulative volume 31,233 units short
After a weak month in February, March sales rose by 29% but the Total Industry Volume for the first 3 months of the year is still less than what it should be in one quarter if the forecast is for 650,000 units for the year
Posted on April 18, 2016 5:47 pm
Perodua’s market share higher but volume has declined
Although Perodua has gained more share of the market in 2016, its sales volume is actually lower when comparing the first 3 months of this year to the same period in 2015
Posted on April 15, 2016 10:52 am

Motorsports

2016 Paris ePrix
Visa Paris ePrix (Formula E Championship Rd 7)
Lucas di Grassi has extended his lead with a flawless drive in the Visa Paris ePrix, seventh round of the second season of the Formula E championship for single-seater electric cars
Posted on April 24, 2016 9:55 am
F1: Results of 2016 Chinese Grand Prix
3 races and 3 wins for Nico Rosberg as he takes the chequered flag in China. His lead in the championship is now more than double the points of the next driver who is Sebastian Vettel
Posted on April 17, 2016 4:12 pm
F1 (Rd 3): Starting positions for 2016 Chinese Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg to start from pole position but his team mate Lewis Hamilton has to start from last place due to a penalty for changing his car's gearbox early.
Posted on April 16, 2016 4:47 pm

Contests

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Petrol Voucher Giveaway
WIN RM100 FREE PETROL voucher
Posted on January 21, 2016 12:39 pm
Drive M7: 1Bike 1Winner 1Month Contest
M7 Drive is giving away 1 x Honda Wave 110 to 1 Lucky Winner!
Posted on January 8, 2016 11:19 am
Winners of ‘Pixels’ movie contest
30 lucky winners of our contest will be among the first Malaysians to see the movie on Wednesday night
Posted on August 11, 2015 9:49 am

Promotions

Honda Raya campaign
Balik Kampung for Free this year!
Buy a new Honda model from an authorised Honda dealer this month and your balik kampung (or holiday) expenses could be covered by Honda Malaysia. The expenses will be covered by a Raya Bonus (between RM800 and RM3,000, depending on the model) and a TouchNGo tollcard with a preloaded value of RM200.
Posted on July 7, 2015 4:59 pm
The Raya Carnival@OKR Autocity is on this weekend!
Great deals on over 1,000 imported Japanese & Continental cars with immediate loan approval (subject to terms and conditions). From 12 noon to 10 pm today and tomorrow at Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur!
Posted on June 27, 2015 10:54 am
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

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

Test Drive

Petron RON100
Does RON100 make any difference to most engines?
Your engine doesn't need RON100 but maybe you want to give it (and yourself) a treat sometimes...
Posted on February 9, 2016 11:00 am
CORRECTION: Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG does have a pushstart button
Although our testcar did not have a pushstart button, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has clarified that all units sold do have the feature. The button was removed to avoid loss due to theft
Posted on January 19, 2016 4:51 pm
Driving impressions – Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG
SUV variant of the C-Class is one of the first models we've tested in 2016 and sets the benchmark for other SUVs we will test in coming months
Posted on January 17, 2016 9:21 pm

Motorcycle

2016 MotoGP Safety Car
The 2016 MotoGP Safety Car
2016 marks the 18th season of BMW M as Official Car of MotoGP' and the new car supplied is the latest M2 Coupe which was unveiled just last month
Posted on February 12, 2016 12:31 pm

Motorcycle Road Tests

Project Livewire HD
First impressions of the groundbreaking Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Electric Bike
First impressions of the groundbreaking Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Electric Bike
Posted on April 17, 2015 4:53 pm

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