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Local News

Shell LoveMyRide event
Shell “#LoveMyRide” Festival to be held in mid-June
500 lucky motorists in Malaysia will enjoy the ultimate engine rejuvenating experience for their cars at the upcoming 2-day “#LoveMyRide” Festival organised by Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn. Bhd. Read our article for details on how you could be one of them too!
Posted on May 29, 2015 6:50 pm
New flagship Porsche Centre opens in Sg Besi, Kuala Lumpur
Sime Darby Auto Performance has a new Porsche flagship facility in KL again after being forced by the MRT project to close down the one in Bukit Bintang
Posted on May 29, 2015 6:19 pm
Toyota WOW Road Tour starts this weekend
A departure from the usual Toyota sales event with a chance to see/experience exciting manoeuvres in a Toyota 86 plus great deals for customers
Posted on May 29, 2015 7:17 am

First Look

New Peugeot 508
New Peugeot 508 range launched
A major evolution for the D-segment model line with a new turbocharged THP engine for the sedan and stationwagon
Posted on May 28, 2015 1:49 pm
All-new Mitsubishi Triton launched in Malaysia
All-new generation of one of Mitsubishi's best-selling models comes with a generous feature list, some of which are first in class
Posted on May 26, 2015 5:50 pm

World News

Sathorn Road Project in Thailand
Toyota project in Bangkok aims to reduce traffic congestion
A comprehensive traffic and congestion management project supported by the Toyota Mobility Foundation which targets the heavily-congested Sathorn Road and will utilise an investment of 110 million Thai baht (approximately RM12 million)
Posted on May 30, 2015 11:15 am
World’s first driving challenge with a virtual reality helmet (w/VIDEO)
Racing through a virtual world driving a real performance car
Posted on May 30, 2015 9:53 am
Mazda engineers win JSAE awards for development of SKYACTIV Technology
Development of SKYACTIV-Drive and SKYACTIV-D turbodiesel engine recognised and praised by Japan Society of Automotive Engineers
Posted on May 28, 2015 6:42 am

Product News

Hitachi Car Battery
Hitachi Maintenance-Free batteries now available in Malaysia
Prices start from RM250 for these totally maintenance-free, high quality batteries developed with 100% Japanese technology
Posted on May 23, 2015 7:35 am
An Audi for less than the price of a Volkswagen Polo
The Audi Sport Racing Bike doesn’t have a cabin to protect you from the sun and rain but like the cars with the Four Rings, you get a very technologically advanced vehicle for road use
Posted on May 18, 2015 3:54 pm
New-generation silica used in Goodyear tyres
New silica lessens rolling resistance without having a detrimental effect on traction in wet conditions
Posted on May 6, 2015 3:38 pm

Featured News

World’s first driving challenge with a virtual reality helmet (w/VIDEO)
Racing through a virtual world driving a real performance car
Posted on May 30, 2015 9:53 am
BMW’s Art Car Collection is 40 years old
Unique collection of cars painted by famous artists is an essential element and core characteristic of BMW's global cultural engagement
Posted on May 27, 2015 10:13 am
Attempting to avoid an ‘invisible’ elk inspired the development of ESP 20 years ago (w/VIDEO)
Alongside the seatbelt, airbag and ABS, the Electronic Stability Program (ESP) developed by Daimler is by far the most significant safety system of modern passenger cars and, over the years, has helped to save the lives of several thousand people.
Posted on May 12, 2015 4:42 pm

Test Drive

Isuzu MU-X
First driving impressions of the new Isuzu MU-X
New contender in midsized SUV segment is 21st century version of the first modern SUV, the Trooper
Posted on May 11, 2015 11:01 pm
Over 1,000 kms on one tank of fuel with the Mazda2
The superior fuel efficiency of Mazda's SKYACTIV technology is proven in the Mazda SKYACTIV Clean Diesel Challenge
Posted on April 14, 2015 10:55 am
Driving impressions of the new Toyota Camry 2.0
Is the appeal of the new Camry increased with the new looks and a new engine? We drove the Camry 2.0 briefly to find out
Posted on April 8, 2015 4:17 pm

Future Concept

2015 BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage
The BMW Design Team’s tribute to the 3.0 CSL, a timeless classic and iconic BMW Coupe from the 1970s micknamed ‘Batmobile’ for its distinctive rear wing design
Posted on May 24, 2015 8:49 pm
The world’s smallest concert hall on wheels?
100 metres of cable, 18 speakers and an output of 5,720 watts
Posted on May 16, 2015 4:33 pm
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept
Volkswagen continues to advance the limits of hybrid powertrains with this concept car which breaks down traditional barriers between road and motorsport vehicles
Posted on May 15, 2015 2:18 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

April 2015 SALES
New vehicle sales by brand in April 2015
Total new vehicle sales declined by 32.9% and Proton sales fell to less than 5,000 units, dropping it to an uncharacteristic fourth position overall
Posted on May 23, 2015 11:52 am
32.9% decline in new vehicle sales in April
After the unusually high sales volume in March, a huge drop in April even though new vehicle prices became lower
Posted on May 19, 2015 5:58 pm
New vehicle sales by brand in March 2015 and first quarter total sales
March was a very good month for the car companies. See how each brand did and their first quarter results in our exclusive chart
Posted on April 26, 2015 7:07 pm


F1 Monaco GP
F1: Results of 2015 Monaco Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg wins the Monaco GP for the third time in a row
Posted on May 24, 2015 10:05 pm
F1: Starting positions for 2015 Monaco Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton starts from pole position for the Monaco GP for the first time ever
Posted on May 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Lewis Hamilton’s contract with Mercedes-Benz AMG Petronas team renewed for 3 years
Since making his F1 debut in 2007, Lewis Hamilton has had Mercedes-Benz power and by 2018, it will be 20 years of association with the brand
Posted on May 21, 2015 7:32 am


Winners of ‘MAD MAX : FURY ROAD’ contest
20 lucky winners of our contest will be among the first Malaysians to see the movie tonight
Posted on May 13, 2015 3:08 pm
‘MAD MAX: FURY ROAD’ Movie Contest
Win free passes to the movie preview!
Posted on May 5, 2015 2:56 pm
Winners of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron movie contest
21 winners get exclusive merchandise from the movie
Posted on April 24, 2015 10:17 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


Triumph Speed 94
90s Throwback: Triumph unwraps Speed 94 and 94R special editions
90s Throwback: Triumph unwraps Speed 94 and 94R special editions
Posted on April 17, 2015 5:19 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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