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Some 264,000 units of the CX-5 sold in North America are being recalled
Mazda recall for possible fuel leak in CX-5 does not affect Malaysian units
Mazda has informed Bermaz Motor that the units sold in Malaysia are not affected by this recall
Posted on February 5, 2016 10:38 pm
Free Proton safety inspection from today until Sunday evening
The 30-point safety inspection include checks on fluid levels, battery, wiper blades, radiator cap, pedal operation, suspension system, steering linkage and ball joint system, cooling system, fuel and brake systems as well as tyre pressures (including spare tyres)
Posted on February 4, 2016 10:24 pm
Ford expands driving skills programme
Ford Motor Company is continuing its efforts to raise road safety awareness in Malaysia through its global 'Driving Skills for Life' programme, expanding the programme to two more higher education institutions – the German Malaysian Institute and Taylor’s University
Posted on February 4, 2016 4:16 pm

First Look

Peugeot 308 Active
Peugeot 308 THP Active price announced
Be among the first 50 customers in Malaysia to buy one and you can get it for RM2,000 less
Posted on February 4, 2016 9:42 am
2016 Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S
More than just a new designation for the Boxster, the 4-cylinder engine has also gained more power and yet consumes less fuel. Available in Malaysia from the third quarter of this year.
Posted on February 1, 2016 8:46 am
New Lotus Evora 400 now available in Malaysia
The British sportscar company’s fastest road-going model ever produced, now on sale with prices starting from RM597,999
Posted on January 30, 2016 5:18 pm

World News

Toyota Aqua
Toyota Aqua topped the 2015 sales chart in Japan
Toyota's Aqua and Prius hybrids were the best-selling models in Japan last year, while Mercedes-Benz was not only the best-selling non-Japanese brand but also among the Top 10
Posted on February 6, 2016 3:09 pm
Toyota to withdraw Scion brand from US market
After 13 years as ‘a laboratory to explore new products and processes to attract youth customers’ in America, the Scion brand is being withdrawn by Toyota
Posted on February 5, 2016 3:13 pm
Toyota issues recall to fix curtain airbag issue
No Toyota models in Malaysia affected but one Lexus LX470 fitted with the airbags is being recalled
Posted on February 3, 2016 5:29 pm

Product News

ZF Modular Rear Axle System
Innovation from ZF can lower production costs
The ability to offer driveline and chassis technology from a single source has always been one of ZF’s major strengths – especially in the e-mobility era. Germany’s ZF, a global supplier of automotive components and system, uses a new modular rear axle concept to demonstrate how a modular system architecture translates into even greater customer benefits.
Posted on February 3, 2016 3:46 pm
Kyosho to produce the world’s smallest miniature car
Now you too can buy a Lamborghini Veneno and park it in your home and it will cost you less than RM400
Posted on January 25, 2016 1:29 pm
Opal Auto Mart rebranded to Opal Warranty
Opal Auto Mart, with its recent merger with another extended warranty company – EWP Services – will be rebranded to ‘Opal Warranty’. This makes Opal Warranty the largest extended warranty provider and administrator in Malaysia
Posted on January 19, 2016 11:57 am

Featured News

A recreated scene of what it might have been like on that day when Mrs Benz prepared to drive the world's first motorcar long-distance. Her husband did not know that their two sons accompanied her on the historic drive! The distance travelled was 106 kms and it took her from dawn to dusk to reach her destination following wagon tracks.
The birth of the world’s first motorcar
The month of January 130 years ago saw the birth of the automobile, a development which set the world in motion
Posted on January 31, 2016 12:06 pm
Unique Infiniti QX30 displayed at 2016 London Art Fair
Infiniti's new compact model turned into a work of art with 48,000 copper tacks!
Posted on January 23, 2016 4:57 pm
Volkswagen brings rally thrills to smartphones
The latest Volkswagen app is an entirely new interpretation of classic racing games. A free mobile version (in 4 languages) for iOS is available and an Android version is due to follow in the near future
Posted on January 16, 2016 1:32 pm

Test Drive

Mercedes-Benz start button
CORRECTION: Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG does have a pushstart button
Although our testcar did not have a pushstart button, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has clarified that all units sold do have the feature. The button was removed to avoid loss due to theft
Posted on January 19, 2016 4:51 pm
Driving impressions – Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4MATIC AMG
SUV variant of the C-Class is one of the first models we've tested in 2016 and sets the benchmark for other SUVs we will test in coming months
Posted on January 17, 2016 9:21 pm
First driving impressions of the all-new Volvo XC90 T8
Just before the new Volvo XC90 was launched in Malaysia, Keegan Dorai took a long journey to the home of Volvo in Sweden to find out more about the new model and get the first driving impressions
Posted on December 4, 2015 8:01 am

Future Concept

2016 Kia Telluride Concept
Kia Telluride Concept
Compact SUVs may be getting more popular but the big SUV is still far from dead and Kia shows what a future model positioned above the Sorento could look like
Posted on February 2, 2016 10:22 am
21st century Opel GT Concept
Opel will unveil its new GT Concept at the 86th Geneva International Motor Show in March, a showcar which is a continuation of the Opel Experimental GT of 1965
Posted on January 27, 2016 11:02 pm
Vibrating accelerator pedal can help you save fuel in future
In the near future, cars may have an accelerator pedal that can tell you when you are driving inefficiently or even when you are exceeding the speed limit!
Posted on January 25, 2016 10:21 pm

Used Car Reviews

Quality assurance guaranteed by Goo KANTEI inspection services
How Goo KANTEI gives you peace of mind when you buy a used car that is certified by the service
Posted on November 4, 2015 12:26 am
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

Market Report

Isuzu commercial vehicles 2
Isuzu retains No. 1 position in Malaysia’s commercial vehicle segment
With a total of 6,387 new vehicles delivered throughout the country in 2015, Isuzu remains the preferred brand among Malaysian commercial vehicle operators. This is the second consecutive year that the Japanese brand has held the No. 1 position.
Posted on February 3, 2016 11:59 am
Honda takes No.1 position among non-national brands in Malaysia
Record sales in 2015 with a range of popular models helped Honda capture the No. 1 position in the non-national segment
Posted on January 22, 2016 6:16 pm
How each brand did in 2015
See how each brand did in 2015 and besides Perodua and Honda, which others improved their sales during a very challenging year
Posted on January 22, 2016 11:26 am


Victory in Monte Carlo Rally puts Volkswagen’s Ogier in record books
Sebastien Ogier becomes the fifth driver in the history of the World Rally Championship to win the Monte Carlo Rally three times in row
Posted on February 2, 2016 5:33 pm
New BMW racing cars to debut at Daytona 24 hours this weekend
Exactly 40 years after the first victory of BMW at the 24 Hours of Daytona back in 1976, two new BMW GT cars will make their race debuts at this year’s iconic event which will be held this coming weekend
Posted on January 26, 2016 8:44 am
Formula E: Circuit for Paris ePrix revealed
The new track is located in an amazing setting, combining historical monuments of the 'City of Light' with visions of the future
Posted on January 24, 2016 11:30 pm


Petrol Voucher Giveaway
Posted on January 21, 2016 12:39 pm
Drive M7: 1Bike 1Winner 1Month Contest
M7 Drive is giving away 1 x Honda Wave 110 to 1 Lucky Winner!
Posted on January 8, 2016 11:19 am
Winners of ‘Pixels’ movie contest
30 lucky winners of our contest will be among the first Malaysians to see the movie on Wednesday night
Posted on August 11, 2015 9:49 am


Honda Raya campaign
Balik Kampung for Free this year!
Buy a new Honda model from an authorised Honda dealer this month and your balik kampung (or holiday) expenses could be covered by Honda Malaysia. The expenses will be covered by a Raya Bonus (between RM800 and RM3,000, depending on the model) and a TouchNGo tollcard with a preloaded value of RM200.
Posted on July 7, 2015 4:59 pm
The Raya Carnival@OKR Autocity is on this weekend!
Great deals on over 1,000 imported Japanese & Continental cars with immediate loan approval (subject to terms and conditions). From 12 noon to 10 pm today and tomorrow at Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur!
Posted on June 27, 2015 10:54 am
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

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


Triumph Speed 94
90s Throwback: Triumph unwraps Speed 94 and 94R special editions
90s Throwback: Triumph unwraps Speed 94 and 94R special editions
Posted on April 17, 2015 5:19 pm

Motorcycle Road Tests

Project Livewire HD
First impressions of the groundbreaking Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Electric Bike
First impressions of the groundbreaking Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Electric Bike
Posted on April 17, 2015 4:53 pm

Photo Gallery

Toyota AquaLatest Daihatsu MiraEarlier generations of the Toyota Corolla (KE30 of the 1970s shown on the left) were the best-selling cars in Japan for decades but as consumer tastes changed, other models were preferred. However, the Corolla continues to be among the Top 5 best-selling models in that marketToyota Aqua - Prius cThe CX-5 sold in Malaysia and Thailand is assembled at the Inokom plant in KedahSome 264,000 units of the CX-5 sold in North America are being recalledThe Scion range includes the FR-S which is adapted from the Toyota 86

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