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Local News

Lotus Exige LF1
Last Lotus Exige LF1 delivered to customer in Malaysia today
Last of 81 units produced is one of two cars purchased by customers in Malaysia
Posted on March 28, 2015 11:37 pm
Honda Malaysia contributes RM500,000 to flood-rebuilding efforts
The funds will be used for rebuilding of libraries damaged by the severe floods and providing revision books in 48 primary and secondary schools
Posted on March 26, 2015 5:53 pm
Bookings can now be made for new Citroen Grand C4 Picasso and Citroen C3
Latest models to join the range from the French carmaker soon
Posted on March 26, 2015 7:03 am

First Look

2015 Ford Everest
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
The 2015 Ford Ranger – more than just a mid-term facelift
To maintain the momentum of ever-increasing popularity, the latest Ranger gets more than the usual cosmetic update and comes with more equipment, especially safety features
Posted on March 23, 2015 7:27 pm
Lotus Elise 20th anniversary edition
Special edition of the company's best-selling model commemorates 20 years of the model line
Posted on March 21, 2015 2:17 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

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
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

Jeep Grand Cherokee Overlander Concept
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
The Light Cocoon by EDAG Engineering
A new concept in lightweight construction which uses a weatherproof textile outer skin pane
Posted on March 19, 2015 6:47 am
Suzuki iK-2 Concept – the next Swift?
Concept model gives a glimpse of a next-generation Suzuki model likely to be the new Swift
Posted on March 12, 2015 10:21 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

New vehicle sales
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
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


Verttel wins Malaysian GP
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
Improved Toyota Hybrid racing car for World Endurance Championship
Over 80% of parts in the hybrid racing car redesigned as the team also sets its sights on the first-ever victory for Toyota in the Le Mans 24-hour race
Posted on March 27, 2015 8:33 am


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

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