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Local News

Volkswagen ASEAN
Volkswagen plans to export cars from Malaysia from next year
Polo and Jetta have reached required 40% ASEAN content so they can be exported duty-free to other ASEAN markets under AFTA agreement
Posted on October 21, 2014 10:34 am
QNEWS: JPJ investigating quality issues of roadtax stickers
Responding to complaints of easy tearing and fading, the JPJ is collecting feedback with the aim of making improvements
Posted on October 21, 2014 9:02 am
Volkswagen ‘DSG issue’ is over, transformation of aftersales services underway
Lessons have been learnt and Volkswagen Group Malaysia is now embarking on a mission to win back customer confidence
Posted on October 20, 2014 10:36 pm

First Look

AMG variant joins new Mercedes-Benz C-Class range
Additional variant for those who want sportier looks for the latest C-Class
Posted on October 20, 2014 10:43 am
QNEWS: Porsche 911 Carerra family gets four new variants
Second generation 911 Carrera GTS variants now close the gap between the 911 Carrera S and the 911 GT3
Posted on October 14, 2014 6:17 am
QNEWS: 800 bhp at the wheels for BTR Hyundai Genesis Coupe
'Extreme but street-friendly' creation for SEMA 2014 by Blood Type Racing
Posted on October 11, 2014 7:52 am

World News

2015 Mazda2
All-new Mazda2 is ‘Japan Car of the Year 2014 – 2015′
Mazda's compact model with SKYACTIV Technology wins 5th overall title for the brand in the annual awards
Posted on October 13, 2014 4:12 pm
Thai automotive industry hits hard times
22.4% drop in production this year - and Indonesia may eventually overtake Thailand in output
Posted on October 9, 2014 4:41 pm
QNEWS: Volvo pushes Drive-E 2-litre engine to 450 bhp output
Triple boost 2-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine with a new set of technologies
Posted on October 7, 2014 4:33 pm

Product News

Google Street View (3)
QNEWS: Google Street View now shows more of Malaysia
Now, from your desktop or tablet, you can see not only scenery on the roads but also places like Taman Negara and Pulau Langkawi
Posted on October 1, 2014 10:40 am
A simple way to protect your rims from kerb damage
RimPro-Tec is an innovative new product from New Zealand that uses a 'sacrificial' tube to prevent the rim surface from being damaged
Posted on September 23, 2014 3:40 pm
QNEWS: R3 bodykit for Proton Suprima S now available
Book it before September 28, 2014 and you can get a 20% discount!
Posted on September 21, 2014 6:48 pm

Featured News

2014 Russian F1 GP (2)
The Sochi Autodrom in Russia – venue of the 16th round of the 2014 F1 championship
Russia's first-ever F1 Grand Prix presents the drivers with a new and unknown track [W/VIDEOS]
Posted on October 11, 2014 11:22 am
QNEWS: BMW Active Safety
For BMW, safety is always a complete, all-round package to support the effort to prevent an accident right from the start.
Posted on October 10, 2014 8:21 am
QNEWS: The art of camouflaging prototypes
How car companies prevent the public from knowing what a new model looks like
Posted on September 29, 2014 9:13 pm

Test Drive

Driving impressions: 2014 Perodua Axia Advance
We test Perodua's latest model with a very economical engine that's just right for the times
Posted on October 17, 2014 9:31 am
Driving impressions: 2015 Ford Mustang 2.3-litre EcoBoost
We drive the American automotive icon which goes global in its sixth generation and it's coming to Malaysia next year [W/VIDEO]
Posted on October 15, 2014 4:13 am
Long-term test of Goodyear Duraplus tyres
15,000 kms on Goodyear's long-life tyres which are ideal for older models
Posted on October 12, 2014 6:00 pm

Future Concept

Toyota C-HR Concept
Toyota C-HR Concept
RAV4 for the 21st century with an advanced hybrid powertrain
Posted on October 7, 2014 9:33 am
Volkswagen XL Sport Concept
The future of sportscars? Volkswagen again proves a point about its engineering prowess
Posted on October 6, 2014 12:28 pm
Nissan Pulsar NISMO Concept
European market-only Nissan Pulsar gets the NISMO treatment
Posted on October 4, 2014 9:30 am

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

Total Industry Volume dipped below 50,000 units in September
Biggest decline in new vehicle sales since May 2013
Posted on October 16, 2014 6:34 pm
New vehicle sales by brand for August 2014
How each brand did in a month that saw a significant drop in new vehicle registrations
Posted on September 23, 2014 7:21 am
Production up but new vehicle sales fell during August
The lull after the big push before the Hari Raya festivities shows in lower numbers
Posted on September 18, 2014 4:31 pm


QNEWS: Toyota regains lead in World Endurance Championship
Both team and drivers now have strong lead in the championship with 3 rounds remaining
Posted on October 14, 2014 8:17 am
F1: Results of 2014 Russian GP
Lewis Hamilton wins the first Russian F1 GP and the Mercedes-AMG team can claim the Constructors' Championship title for 2014
Posted on October 12, 2014 8:48 pm
QNEWS: Hyundai Motorsports testing new i20 WRC rallycar
Development work begins on next WRC car but no rush to enter it in competition
Posted on October 12, 2014 10:20 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


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

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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