Motor Trader News

Local News

THE recent flooding, especially in the East Coast states, has been one of the most severe with thousands affected. Much private property has been destroyed or damaged and for many, the months ahead will certainly be difficult as they try to rebuild their lives and recover from losses.
Posted on March 2, 2015 3:27 pm
New CEO for Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia announced
Won-Chul Yang, previously Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Coordination of the company, takes on the top job
Posted on March 2, 2015 11:16 am
OFFICIAL: Fuel prices to be 25 sen higher in March
Pump prices go back up from midnight
Posted on February 28, 2015 11:01 pm

First Look

2015 Volvo S60
2015 Volvo S60 T4 and T5 now in the showrooms
Cosmetic updates, new engines with direct injection and of course, more safety features
Posted on March 2, 2015 7:52 pm
The new Mercedes-AMG GT3
Successor of the SLS AMG GT3 will join the world's most hotly-contested customer race series in 2016
Posted on February 28, 2015 5:49 pm
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider to debut in Geneva
Built around an ultra-lightweight carbonfibre monocoque, weighing just 107 kgs, minimal structural enhancements were required to transform Coupe into a Spider
Posted on February 28, 2015 9:52 am

World News

Honda USA
Honda topped the charts in the US market too
Accord was No. 1 passenger car in America, while CR-V, Civic and Odyssey were also the most popular in their segments
Posted on March 1, 2015 5:48 pm
New strategy for GM in ASEAN requires transformation of operations
To better position its Chevrolet brand for long-term sustainable growth in ASEAN, GM will carry out a series of restructuring actions across the region
Posted on March 1, 2015 3:45 pm
The most fuel-efficient Land Rover model ever sold
Latest Range Rover Evoque with Ingenium engine is company’s most efficient production model ever
Posted on February 27, 2015 10:01 pm

Product News

MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo
MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo for Playstation3
Latest option in the virtual supercar garage available to Playstation3 Gran Turismo 6 gamers
Posted on February 26, 2015 6:28 pm
New Big Bang Ferrari watches from Hublot for 2015
As a third year of collaboration between Ferrari and Hublot is coming to an end, two new Big Bang Ferrari ‘racing’ versions have now been created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Big Bang
Posted on February 20, 2015 1:50 pm
New generation of automotive grade NAND flash solutions from SanDisk
A new suite of robust, automotive grade NAND flash solutions optimized to bring reliable, high-performance storage to a wide range of in-vehicle applications
Posted on February 7, 2015 10:18 pm

Featured News

Nippon Paint Malaysia
Nippon Paint Malaysia – putting colours on cars for over 40 years
The leading supplier of paint to the automotive industry since local assembly began in Malaysia in 1967
Posted on February 10, 2015 9:39 pm
How the first Honda NSX was developed
The story behind the development of Honda's first supercar
Posted on January 13, 2015 3:58 pm
Chairs with the MINI look
Second collaboration between MINI and Danish furniture-makers Republic of Fritz takes the form of a modern homage to the Classic Drop chair which gets an iconic MINI look
Posted on January 2, 2015 9:09 am

Test Drive

Honda HR-V
2015 Honda HR-V – our first driving impressions
Honda's enters a new segment of the SUV market and sets the benchmark for others to follow
Posted on February 5, 2015 12:47 pm
Driving impressions: 2015 Nissan X-Trail (Generation 3)
The first generation was a very popular SUV and good value for money. This new generation is even better!
Posted on January 29, 2015 1:34 am
Verdict: A fun-filled car to drive, and the most affordable amongst its rivals.
Posted on January 14, 2015 3:11 pm

Future Concept

MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo
MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo for Playstation3
Latest option in the virtual supercar garage available to Playstation3 Gran Turismo 6 gamers
Posted on February 26, 2015 6:28 pm
Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV gets cosmetic updates for Geneva Motorshow presentation
Compact SUV concept first shown in 2013 may eventually become next generation of the ASX
Posted on February 26, 2015 10:50 am
2015 Audi Prologue Avant Concept
Continuing from the Prologue concept car shown in Los Angeles last November, Audi introduces its future design language in the Prologue Avant showcar which will be displayed at the 2015 Geneva Motorshow
Posted on February 25, 2015 11:00 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

Honda started 2015 as No.1 non-national brand in Malaysia
Honda does not sell pick-ups or commercial vehicles but it has managed to beat Toyota and Nissan which have such vehicles in their range to add to their sale volumes
Posted on February 22, 2015 3:18 pm
New Vehicle Sales in January 2015, by brand
A weak start for most brands but Honda sells more than Toyota and Nissan to be the best-selling non-national brand after Perodua and Proton
Posted on February 21, 2015 9:00 pm
22% decline in new vehicle sales in first month of 2015
After the fantastically good month in December, the normal decline in January gets even more 'magnified'
Posted on February 17, 2015 4:47 pm


2016 Mercedes-AMG GT3
The new Mercedes-AMG GT3
Successor of the SLS AMG GT3 will join the world's most hotly-contested customer race series in 2016
Posted on February 28, 2015 5:49 pm
Craft-Bamboo Racing’s Chevrolet Cruze ready to race in 2015 WTCC
Racing car is ready to be shipped to Argentina for the first of 12 races of season
Posted on February 22, 2015 6:40 pm
Mazda to be honoured at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed in England
Mazda’s motorsport achievements and pioneering road-car technologies will be highlights of the annual event in England
Posted on February 19, 2015 5:43 pm


Suzuki Test Drive & Win Contest: Winner Announced
Suzuki Test Drive & Win Contest: Winner Announced
Posted on February 12, 2015 4:32 pm
Suzuki Test Drive & Win (CLOSED)
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


Volkswagen banner
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
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

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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