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Sales of hybrid models still going on
Despite duty-exemption ending on December 31, 2013, sales of hybrid vehicles did not stop completely in 2014 and declined by only 11.7%
Posted on July 22, 2014 3:31 pm
QNEWS: Lucky contest winner gets Volkswagen Polo Sedan for Hari Raya
A brand new German-engineered sedan for Ahmad Amirul Ehsan to celebrate Hari Raya this year
Posted on July 21, 2014 3:37 pm
QNEWS: Free inspection for vehicles along major highways today
15-minute check to ensure your vehicle is in tip-tip condition for the long Sunday drive. Available for all brands.
Posted on July 20, 2014 10:01 am

First Look

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The Ford Transit returns to the Malaysian market
First Ford to be assembled in Malaysia since mid-2008 also brings the brand back to the light commercial vehicle segment
Posted on July 22, 2014 8:52 pm
New Mercedes-Benz Unimog generation now available
The mighty Mercedes-Benz gets a new mid-engine configuration and Euro VI engines
Posted on July 22, 2014 9:38 am
Great Wall M4 Compact SUV
New compact SUV from Chinese automaker breaks price barriers with a price range from RM45,000 to RM59,000
Posted on July 21, 2014 9:38 pm

World News

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Auto industry’s first curtain airbag for 15-seater van
Longer, larger airbag covers windows of long van to protect up to 15 passengers in Ford Transit [w/VIDEO]
Posted on July 19, 2014 10:23 am
QNEWS: Toyota and World Order present ‘Wakudoki music’
World's No.1 carmaker and Japanese Techno-Pop band celebrate the love for life via Wakudoki music and music videos to target the youth and the young at heart [w/VIDEO]
Posted on July 18, 2014 7:17 pm
Peugeot reports impressive first half of 2014
French automaker posts impressive sales growth, which it says should continue for the second half of the year
Posted on July 18, 2014 11:10 am

Product News

Techron Concentrate Plus
Techron Concentrate Plus
'Detox' for your vehicle's engine, refreshing it performance-wise
Posted on July 14, 2014 4:31 pm
QNEWS: NissanConnect NISMO Plus to be standard in GT-R NISMO
Professional race car telemetry will be accessible to customers who buy the Nissan sportscar
Posted on July 1, 2014 3:25 pm
New results of fuel tests in Asia by Caltex
Tests reveal that most Caltex with Techron users achieve extremely high rating on the cleanliness of their engine intake valves
Posted on June 28, 2014 1:31 pm

Featured News

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Value for money city cars
We take a look at some of the better city cars you can buy for a reasonable amount of money
Posted on July 22, 2014 4:12 pm
What’s the best time to travel long distance?
Who to avoid the bumper-to-bumper crawl this coming weekend
Posted on July 22, 2014 3:29 pm
The 1986 ‘Sagathon Rally’ from KK to Kuching
Raja Sulaiman recalls an event which was intended to prove critics wrong about the durability of the first national car
Posted on July 20, 2014 5:05 pm

Test Drive

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Driving impressions – 2014 Mitsubishi ASX 4WD
The ASX may have been around a while but it is still one of the better SUVs and the 4WD variant can be highly recommended
Posted on July 5, 2014 6:59 am
Driving impressions – New Honda Jazz 3rd generation
We've driven the new Jazz in Thailand and we can provide you with the first impressions before the car is launched in Malaysia later this month
Posted on July 1, 2014 12:04 am
Driving impressions – Mercedes-Benz CLA 200
How 'garang' is the new CLA-Class and can it win over younger customers? We find out...
Posted on June 29, 2014 10:55 pm

Future Concept

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Alfa Romeo MiTo by Marshall concept
Realisation of a project between two iconic brands from the worlds of automotive and music
Posted on July 15, 2014 7:22 am
Intelligent Jaguar/Land Rover of the future will be self-learning
A truly intelligent vehicle that will offer a completely personalised driving experience and enhance motoring safety as well
Posted on July 10, 2014 12:29 pm
Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo
Fifth virtual supercar to join the Gran Turismo6 line-up
Posted on July 1, 2014 11:03 am

Used Car Reviews

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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

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Sales of hybrid models still going on
Despite duty-exemption ending on December 31, 2013, sales of hybrid vehicles did not stop completely in 2014 and declined by only 11.7%
Posted on July 22, 2014 3:31 pm
New vehicle sales by brand for May 2014
New vehicle sales in May were 2,793 units less than April's. Our chart shows how each brand did during the month.
Posted on June 24, 2014 12:10 am
5% drop in new vehicle sales during May
Lower sales than April but 12.7% higher than for the same month in 2013
Posted on June 18, 2014 9:13 pm

Motorsports

2014 German GP
F1: Results for 2014 German GP
Nico Rosberg won his home race but it was Lewis Hamilton who got the louder cheers for his push from 20th to finish 3rd
Posted on July 20, 2014 9:54 pm
F1: Starting positions for 2014 German GP
Rosberg starts from pole position but team mate Hamilton's crash puts him in 16th on the starting grid for tomorrow's race
Posted on July 19, 2014 9:41 pm
Mitsubishi electric cars victorious in 2014 Pikes Peak Hillclimb
Mitsubishi all-electric racing cars 1st and 2nd in the Electric Modified Division - and just 2.5 seconds short of taking overall win!
Posted on July 13, 2014 10:59 am

Contests

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Movie Passes Giveaway!: “Deliver Us From Evil” (CLOSED)
Deliver Us From Evil movie passes giveaway - Motor Trader
Posted on June 23, 2014 9:52 am
ANSWER 2 SIMPLE QUESTIONS TO WIN LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE TRANSFORMERS MERCHANDISE (CLOSED)
ANSWER 2 SIMPLE QUESTIONS TO WIN LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE TRANSFORMERS MERCHANDISE
Posted on June 20, 2014 9:00 am
EASY STEP TO WIN LIMITED EDITION MOVIE MERCHANDISES: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (CLOSED)
EASY STEP TO WIN LIMITED EDITION MOVIE MERCHANDISES: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN
Posted on May 6, 2014 6:00 pm

Promotions

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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

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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

Photo Gallery

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