Motor Trader News

Local News

No more subsidies
No more RON95 petrol and diesel subsidies after this month
Billions of ringgit will be saved by the government as the era of subsidized fuel for motor vehicles ends
Posted on November 21, 2014 9:47 pm
Round 2 of ‘The Great Nissan Buy 1 Win 1’ campaign underway
More chances to win a second Nissan when you buy a new one but you have to do so before the end of December 2014
Posted on November 21, 2014 7:44 am
Llumar Asia Pacific 2014 Tint-Off Competition held in Malaysia this year
Event's third time in the region, first time in Malaysia, saw 16 teams taking part
Posted on November 20, 2014 4:12 pm

First Look

2014 Ford Fiesta ST
Ford Fiesta ST officially launched in Malaysia
The spiritual successor of the TX3?
Posted on November 21, 2014 10:40 pm
Honda Civic updated and upgraded – and the new prices are lower!
Lower prices are Honda Malaysia's initiative, not a reduction in vehicle taxes or any government incentive
Posted on November 20, 2014 9:24 pm
2014 Suzuki S-Cross
Successor to SX-4 is launched in Malaysia, imported from Suzuki's factory in Europe
Posted on November 20, 2014 3:21 pm

World News

Toyota GR86X
Toyota’s President gets personally involved in vehicle testing in Australia
Besides heading the world's largest car company, Akio Toyoda also participates in vehicle testing and development - and races at Nurburgring
Posted on November 16, 2014 9:26 pm
New record set for Mediacorp Subaru Challenge
A 50-year old participant remains standing in the sun and rain long enough to break the record set in 2008
Posted on November 15, 2014 12:10 pm
Two Malaysian suppliers receive GM ASEAN Supplier Quality Excellence Awards
Malaysian suppliers are among 286 ASEAN-based suppliers of components and system for GM factories in Thailand
Posted on November 14, 2014 6:53 pm

Product News

BHPetrol Infiniti Euro5 Diesel (4)
Euro5 diesel now available in Malaysia, thanks to BHPetrol
Higher grade of fuel available at just 10 sen more per litre
Posted on November 12, 2014 5:00 pm
QNEWS: Google Street View now shows more of Malaysia
Now, from your desktop or tablet, you can see not only scenery on the roads but also places like Taman Negara and Pulau Langkawi
Posted on October 1, 2014 10:40 am
A simple way to protect your rims from kerb damage
RimPro-Tec is an innovative new product from New Zealand that uses a 'sacrificial' tube to prevent the rim surface from being damaged
Posted on September 23, 2014 3:40 pm

Featured News

Ford Sales in Malaysia 2007~2014
105 years of Ford in Malaysia – and what comes next
Ford has been in Malaysia a long time, with ups and downs over the past century but the coming years look like the brand is poised for rapid growth
Posted on November 19, 2014 11:51 pm
Bosch mid-range radar sensor system offers multiple benefits
Greater awareness of surroundings for driver, improving motoring safety
Posted on November 18, 2014 7:16 am
Powertrains of the world
Petrol and diesel engines dominate the world but in Argentina and Brazil, flex-fuel powerplants account for 75% of the two markets
Posted on November 10, 2014 6:21 pm

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

Subaru Viziv Vision GT
Subaru Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo
The most aggressively-styled Subaru model ever presented with equally extreme specs – in virtual form for Playstation3/GT6
Posted on November 20, 2014 8:50 am
Honda reveals next-generation fuel-cell vehicle, on sale in 2016
Next generation has all the whole powertrain under the bonnet for more spacious cabin accommodation
Posted on November 17, 2014 9:13 pm
Mercedes-Benz G‑Code vehicle study
Sports Utility Coupe intended for both future urban and country environments in Asia
Posted on November 5, 2014 9:06 am

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

Sales trend
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
New vehicle sales by brand for September 2014
See how each brand did in the worst month of the year as the sales fell by 6.6% to less than 50,000 units
Posted on October 22, 2014 6:50 pm


Round 2 of Formula-e is at Putrajaya this Saturday!
The new FIA single-seater championship and the world's first fully-electric racing series comes to Malaysia this weekend ( race starts at 2 pm on Saturday)
Posted on November 21, 2014 9:54 am
F1: Results of 2014 Brazilian GP
A win for Nico Rosberg puts him 17 points behind championship leader Lewis Hamilton for the final race in Abu Dhabi
Posted on November 10, 2014 1:47 am
Toyota Camry with 850 bhp engine!
This 'sleeper' car can scorch the dragstrip with a supercharged 5.7-litre V8 engine under its 'innocent' looking bodyshell
Posted on November 9, 2014 7:31 pm


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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