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Local News

Subaru Palm Challenge 2015 is on again
How determined are you to get a brand new Subaru XV for free? All you have to do is stand in the sun (and maybe rain) longer than anyone else. Last's year's winner set a new record of 82 hours.
Posted on August 28, 2015 6:43 pm
Naza makes adjustments to workforce size at assembly plant
Tough economic conditions brought about by the weakening ringgit and domestic and export demand are given as reasons for the move
Posted on August 27, 2015 8:39 pm
Japanese inspectors are engaged in Goo KANTEI in Malaysia
Posted on August 26, 2015 5:35 pm

First Look

New Audi A6
Updated Audi A6 introduced in Malaysia
Latest version has new 1.8-litre TFSI engine and upgraded MMI system
Posted on August 28, 2015 6:13 am
Lexus ES 250 and ES300h upgraded
Enhancements to strengthen the appeal of popular model in Lexus range, with hybrid variant now having an 8-year warranty on the battery pack
Posted on August 25, 2015 4:26 pm
More details about the 2016 Honda BR-V crossover
After speaking to the man in charge of the development team, we have more information and pictures about Honda's new compact crossover model which will go on sale in 2016
Posted on August 23, 2015 11:36 am

World News

Apple Carplay
High-tech features in cars – do customers really want them?
A JD Power study in America has found that automakers may be wasting money and effort putting in 'cool' features which customers don't use or want
Posted on August 26, 2015 3:30 pm
Toyota hybrid sales have crossed 8 million mark
Over 8 million hybrid vehicles have been sold by Toyota since 1997 when it introduced the world's first mass-produced hybrid car
Posted on August 26, 2015 7:22 am
Toyota leads in automotive patents filed by the world’s major carmakers.
Toyota has demonstrated its global leadership and innovation by registering more than a quarter of the 57,000 automotive patents filed last year by the world's major carmakers
Posted on August 25, 2015 10:45 am

Product News

Petronas station
Petronas starts selling Euro4M petrol ahead of gazetted date
National oil corporation is already selling fuel with less sulphur and lower benzene content, but only for the more expensive RON97 grade
Posted on August 19, 2015 11:28 pm
BHPetrol starts selling Infiniti Euro5 Diesel in the Klang Valley
Finally, motorists in the Klang Valley can get a cleaner and higher grade of diesel | UPDATE (Friday, August 7, 2015): BHPetrol stations at Subang (on the way to Subang airport) and Setapak (Jalan Genting Klang, KL-bound) have also begun selling Infiniti Euro5 Diesel from today.
Posted on August 6, 2015 2:54 pm
Hankook’s airless tyre starts rolling
If Hankook commercialises this tyre which requires no air pressure, it means no more punctures and no need to check pressures anymore!
Posted on July 17, 2015 8:42 am

Featured News

Toyota displayed the Mirai FCV to chow off its advanced fuel cell technology although it is unlikely that the model will be sold in any ASEAN country for some time as there is no hydrogen refuelling network (with the exception of Singapore)
Highlights of the 2015 GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show
Running since 1986, this Indonesian motorshow has become an international-scale exhibition endorsed by OICA (Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles) and this year has a more modern and new venue outside Jakarta
Posted on August 23, 2015 3:08 pm
The Girls of the GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show 2015
Our gallery of the beautiful two-legged models at the motorshow
Posted on August 23, 2015 3:07 pm
The Audi Driving Experience
For over 30 years, the Audi Experience has been showing off the brand's technological strengths through hands-on driving activities
Posted on August 18, 2015 12:57 pm

Test Drive

2015 Ford Everest
First driving impressions of the all-new Ford Everest
We test the second generation of the Everest in Thailand and find it a significantly changed SUV from before
Posted on August 15, 2015 12:03 pm
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

Future Concept

Audi e-tron quattro concept  (1)
Audi e-tron quattro concept
A sporty SUV that provides an outlook on the German brand’s first large-series electric car
Posted on August 24, 2015 10:05 am
Hyundai RM15 concept
Mid-engined coupe concept makes a statement about Hyundai Motor’s passion for performance and its expertise in the development of advanced vehicle technologies and materials - but it is not planned for production and certainly not at 15 ringgit!
Posted on August 22, 2015 2:30 pm
BMW Concept M4 GTS
Returning to its roots, BMW’s M Division is presenting an initial preview of a high-performance model for use on the road and, above all, on the race track
Posted on August 16, 2015 3:45 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 in July 2015 by brand
New vehicle sales in July 2015 by brand
As the second half of the year starts, Honda remains at No.3 position after Perodua and Proton
Posted on August 27, 2015 8:20 am
Another month of increased new vehicle sales
Positive trend continues into second half of the year with a boost from the Hari Raya festive season
Posted on August 18, 2015 6:16 pm
Honda maintains No.1 sales position after first 6 months of 2015
After 6 months, Honda remains No.1 in the non-national segment after Perodua and Proton and has even reached 51% of its target for 2015
Posted on August 3, 2015 4:08 pm


F1: Results of 2015 Belgium F1 Grand Prix
Mercedes AMG 1-2 with Grosjean giving Lotus a podium finish in Spa
Posted on August 23, 2015 10:00 pm
F1: Starting positions for 2015 Belgium Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the sixth time in a row and his tenth of the 2015 season
Posted on August 22, 2015 10:28 pm
Memorable street race for third round of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia series
Lamborghini and Blancpain returned to Malaysia for the fourth time in as many years for a very special racing event last weekend - the inaugural Kuala Lumpur City Grand Prix
Posted on August 11, 2015 10:57 am


Pixels 13-08-15
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
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


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
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

Photo Gallery

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