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Local News

Mitsubishi Triton display
All-new Mitsubishi Triton coming soon, public previews in April and May
Fifth generation of Mitsubishi's global pick-up truck will soon be launched in Malaysia and comes with many first-in-class features
Posted on April 1, 2015 2:15 pm
Revised pricelists of Peugeot and Citroen models with GST applied (w/NEW PRICELISTS)
The new prices of the French cars after 6% GST replaces 10% SST from April 1, 2015
Posted on April 1, 2015 12:04 am
Toyota and Lexus models to cost less after GST implementation
Depending on the model, reductions will be up to RM4,000 when 6% GST is applied
Posted on April 1, 2015 12:03 am

First Look

Mitsubishi Triton display
All-new Mitsubishi Triton coming soon, public previews in April and May
Fifth generation of Mitsubishi's global pick-up truck will soon be launched in Malaysia and comes with many first-in-class features
Posted on April 1, 2015 2:15 pm
New 2015 Ford Mondeo due for launch in Malaysia soon
Technology-rich Ford sedan to be launched soon, bookings now accepted by dealers
Posted on April 1, 2015 11:30 am
All-new 2015 Ford Everest
Radically different looks for the third generation of Ford's global large SUV which gets its global debut in Bangkok this week
Posted on March 25, 2015 6:54 pm

World News

Battery pack in NISSAN LEAF
Nissan Europe releases internal data on EV battery reliability
After 5 years and with more than 35,000 cars sold in Europe, Nissan’s proprietary data on the batteries of its LEAF EV shows that 99.99% have provided long-term reliability
Posted on March 30, 2015 7:57 am
Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen complex celebrates 100th anniversary
What began in 1915 with a Daimler factory for aircraft engines is now an automotive plant pooling the most diverse disciplines: Research, Development and Design for Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz Cars
Posted on March 28, 2015 11:53 am
High-wire stunt provides first glimpse of all-new Jaguar XF
World’s longest high-wire water crossing done with Jaguar's next new model in London
Posted on March 27, 2015 5:22 pm

Product News

Femtocell project
Enhancing in-car connectivity with the Vehicular Small Cell
A research project prompted by increasing use of devices that connect to the internet from inside the car
Posted on March 11, 2015 4:08 pm
Goodyear displays two concept tyres at Geneva Motorshow
In future, Goodyear tyres could recharge electric vehicle batteries and also adjust pressures by themselves to suit road conditions
Posted on March 8, 2015 12:28 pm
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

Featured News

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2015 Bangkok International Motor Show in pictures
One of two motorshows held in Thailand each year, the event this year saw few all-new models was was still strongly supported by the auto industry
Posted on March 29, 2015 8:50 pm
The Babes of the 2015 Bangkok International Motor Show
The models are as much a part of the event as the cars
Posted on March 29, 2015 8:50 pm
Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen complex celebrates 100th anniversary
What began in 1915 with a Daimler factory for aircraft engines is now an automotive plant pooling the most diverse disciplines: Research, Development and Design for Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz Cars
Posted on March 28, 2015 11:53 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
PERODUA MYVI 1.5 ADVANCE
It’s no surprise that the Perodua Myvi has been the most popular car sold in Malaysia, and you don’t need statistics to prove its popularity.
Posted on February 5, 2015 10:17 am
BMW 428i M-Sport
BMW 428i M-Sport Verdict: Svelte exterior styling combined with great driving dynamics turns the 4-Series into an instant winner
Posted on February 4, 2015 11:35 am

Future Concept

Honda SUV concept for China
China-only concept SUV to be revealed by Honda next month
China's auto market is so large that carmakers like Honda are willing to develop models just for sale in that market
Posted on March 31, 2015 6:25 pm
2015 Lincoln Continental Concept
A model that has been missing for 13 years in Ford's luxury brand. Lincoln, will return to American showrooms in 2016. This is what it will look like
Posted on March 31, 2015 8:19 am
Seven concept vehicles for Easter Jeep Safari
Jeep designers show enthusiasts some of their ideas for future products as well as how current products can be enhanced
Posted on March 21, 2015 9:40 pm

Used Car Reviews

INSPECT-THE-CARs
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

Brand positions February 2015
New vehicle sales by brand in February 2015
Despite being a shot month, February sales were better than usual, and Honda remained ahead of Toyota
Posted on March 30, 2015 10:33 pm
Marginal decrease in February new vehicle sales
In spite of being a short month, February sales were not a big drop from that of January
Posted on March 20, 2015 11:41 pm
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

Motorsports

Proton R3 in 2015
Great start to 2015 racing season for Team Proton R3
Team Proton R3 had a great start to the 2015 racing season last weekend when it won both Race 1 and Race 2 in the 1st round of the Malaysian Championship Series 2015
Posted on March 31, 2015 6:58 pm
F1: Results of 2015 Petronas Malaysia F1 Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel wins Malaysian GP for a fourth time and brings Ferrari back to the podium
Posted on March 29, 2015 5:34 pm
F1: Starting positions for the 2015 Petronas Malaysia F1 Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton on pole position for second time in 2015, but this time Vettel is alongside
Posted on March 28, 2015 6:44 pm

Contests

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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

Promotions

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
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

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

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