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Local News

NST COTY
Honda City is this year’s NST Maybank ‘Car of the Year’
Besides the Car of the Year, the CBT team also picked Perodua's President & CEO as Automotive Man of the Year
Posted on November 27, 2014 10:36 pm
Great deals for Proton buyers before the year ends
Money-saving offers when you buy a new Proton, with additional money-saving benefits during the first years of ownership
Posted on November 27, 2014 9:23 pm
Mobility Guarantee Programme available for Volkswagen owners
First programme of its type by a car manufacturer's subsidiary in Malaysia
Posted on November 26, 2014 10:45 pm

First Look

Lexus RC F
2015 Lexus RC F & RC 350
Credible challenger to the German sportscars
Posted on November 27, 2014 8:08 am
2015 Mitsubishi Pajero
Mitsubishi's flagship SUV gets upgrades for the 2015 model year (yes, it's still sold in Malaysia)
Posted on November 26, 2014 6:04 am
Special new Kia Sorento inspired by X-Men series
Special version of SUV created in conjunction with next X-Men movie and will be first displayed at 2015 Australia Open tournament
Posted on November 25, 2014 5:45 am

World News

BMW i3
Another ‘Green Car of the Year’ title for the BMW i3
First time an all-electric car has won the award since it was started in 2006
Posted on November 22, 2014 9:41 am
Toyota’s President gets personally involved in vehicle testing in Australia
Besides heading the world's largest car company, Akio Toyoda also participates in vehicle testing and development - and races at Nurburgring
Posted on November 16, 2014 9:26 pm
New record set for Mediacorp Subaru Challenge
A 50-year old participant remains standing in the sun and rain long enough to break the record set in 2008
Posted on November 15, 2014 12:10 pm

Product News

MINI Citysurfer concept 2014
MINI Citysurfer Concept
A ‘kick scooter’ but with a 21st century enhancement – electric drive
Posted on November 25, 2014 2:20 pm
Euro5 diesel now available in Malaysia, thanks to BHPetrol
Higher grade of fuel available at just 10 sen more per litre
Posted on November 12, 2014 5:00 pm
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

Featured News

2015 Kia X-Men Sorento
Special new Kia Sorento inspired by X-Men series
Special version of SUV created in conjunction with next X-Men movie and will be first displayed at 2015 Australia Open tournament
Posted on November 25, 2014 5:45 am
105 years of Ford in Malaysia – and what comes next
Ford has been in Malaysia a long time, with ups and downs over the past century but the coming years look like the brand is poised for rapid growth
Posted on November 19, 2014 11:51 pm
Bosch mid-range radar sensor system offers multiple benefits
Greater awareness of surroundings for driver, improving motoring safety
Posted on November 18, 2014 7:16 am

Test Drive

2014 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid
Driving impressions: 2014 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid
Simple and compact system saves fuel when it matters, and also lower pricetag as the model qualifies for duty-exemption
Posted on November 16, 2014 6:41 pm
Driving impressions of the Proton Iriz 1.3 & 1.6
Has the new Proton hatchback what it takes to be a globally competitive product? We found out on drive to Penang and back
Posted on October 28, 2014 11:19 am
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

Future Concept

Infiniti SYNAPTIQ
2029 Infiniti SYNAPTIQ
A human machine interface that is Infiniti's vision of how people will be connecting with their vehicles in the future
Posted on November 26, 2014 1:42 pm
MINI Citysurfer Concept
A ‘kick scooter’ but with a 21st century enhancement – electric drive
Posted on November 25, 2014 2:20 pm
Kia KX3 Concept exclusively for China
Compact SUV for young Chinese consumers that reflects their passion for an outgoing lifestyle
Posted on November 23, 2014 11:25 am

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 2014
New Vehicle Sales in October 2014, by brand
It was a tough month but thanks largely to the Perodua Axia, the Total Industry Volume managed to rise by 13.4% over September numbers
Posted on November 23, 2014 3:24 pm
13.4% increase in new vehicle sales, most likely due to the Perodua Axia
We have no data to confirm it because the MyCC has made it illegal for model sales to be shared but we think the Axia was the main contributor
Posted on November 19, 2014 9:28 am
The Malaysian market 10 years ago
See how the various brands have grown or declined (some even vanishing), in this comparison of the Total Industry Volumes between 2004 and 2014
Posted on October 30, 2014 6:31 pm

Motorsports

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia
Final round of Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia
The last time the series runs with the Gallardo before switching to the Huracan in 2015
Posted on November 27, 2014 5:15 am
F1: Results of 2014 Abu Dhabi GP
And the winner is....Lewis Hamilton!
Posted on November 23, 2014 10:51 pm
F1: Starting positions for the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP
Nico Rosberg starts from pole position and 17 points behind Lewis Hamilton for the final race of the season
Posted on November 22, 2014 10:23 pm

Contests

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Suzuki Test Drive & Win
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

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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

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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