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Local News

2015 Mazda2
QNEWS: Estimated prices for all-new Mazda2 announced
New hatchback and sedan variants may be priced at under RM90,000 when launched in Malaysia next year
Posted on October 1, 2014 12:20 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
Jaguar F-Type Coupe previewed in Malaysia
Jaguar F-Type Coupe makes an appearance in the Klang Valley
Posted on September 29, 2014 8:09 pm

First Look

2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE
2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid
Capable of 50 kms/litre, 50 kms in all-electric mode and a range of about 1,000 kms
Posted on September 30, 2014 4:59 pm
Jaguar F-Type Coupe previewed in Malaysia
Jaguar F-Type Coupe makes an appearance in the Klang Valley
Posted on September 29, 2014 8:09 pm
Ferrari 458 Speciale A
The ultimate 458, only available in 499 units
Posted on September 29, 2014 10:56 am

World News

TUV certification
QNEWS: Lamborghini is first company certified by TUV for carbonfibre car repair service
Italian carmaker's technological leadership in the field of composite materials validated
Posted on September 30, 2014 10:51 am
Utilizing rice husk ash to produce fuel-efficient tyre treads
An innovative environmentally-friendly solution for tyre manufacturing
Posted on September 24, 2014 5:33 pm
QNEWS: World’s largest single order for Rolls-Royce cars
The order for 30 Bespoke Phantoms for new hotel in Macau is estimated to be worth US$20 million
Posted on September 18, 2014 10:40 am

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

Camouflage (2)
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
What happens when you ‘marry’ a Nissan LEAF with a Frontier pick-up?
You get a unique pick-up that the engineers who made it call 'Sparky' and there's only one in the world
Posted on September 25, 2014 10:48 am
The Marina Bay F1 Circuit in Singapore
This weekend's Formula 1 GP will be at the street circuit in Singapore which had the first-ever F1 race at night
Posted on September 20, 2014 8:49 pm

Test Drive

Renault Clio RS200 EDC
Driving impressions: 2014 Renault Clio R.S. 200 EDC
While the ‘watering down’ of the Clio R.S. may slightly disappoint purists and enthusiasts, it may be what the enthusiast market needs: a car to bridge the gap between regular car buyers and enthusiasts
Posted on September 28, 2014 9:51 pm
First driving impressions of the new Perodua Axia
Here's what we think of Perodua's tenth model since the Kancil
Posted on September 15, 2014 9:20 pm
Driving impressions of the all-new 2015 Mazda2 Hatchback
Here are our first impressions after driving the next generation of the Mazda2, due in Malaysia next year
Posted on August 25, 2014 7:11 am

Future Concept

Honda Civic Type R Concept II
Final Honda Civic Type R Concept to be shown in Paris
All-new generation with 280 ps turbocharged i-VTEC engine will be in European showrooms next year
Posted on September 29, 2014 2:39 pm
QNEWS: Infiniti Q80 Inspiration concept
Infiniti is headed for the upper reaches of the car market as this concept suggests
Posted on September 27, 2014 3:26 pm
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S
A more aggressive look for the Outlander SUV using the new design themes that have been seen since the 2013 Tokyo Motorshow
Posted on September 26, 2014 7:33 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

Sales scene
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
New vehicle sales by brand for July 2014
How each brand did as the second half of the year began
Posted on August 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Motorsports

Honda F1 engine
QNEWS: This is what Honda’s F1 powerplant looks like
Honda's new F1 engine, to be supplied to McLaren for the 2015 season, is in its final development phase
Posted on October 1, 2014 5:48 pm
QNEWS: How Formula e will evolve for the next season
Attracting more manufacturers will enable the event to become a full-fledged world championship series
Posted on September 30, 2014 8:11 pm
QNEWS: The Red Bull Rookies for 2014
Pilot and TV presenter among the three rookies picked for the 2014 team which will participate in the Sepang 1000KM race in December
Posted on September 25, 2014 4:13 pm

Contests

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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

Photo Gallery

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