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SAFE STEPS
SAFE STEPS Road Safety Programme has Michelle Yeoh as Ambassador
Pan-Asian public service initiative aims to raise awareness about one of the world’s leading causes of death and provide clear and simple life-saving information through the dissemination of educational messages on road safety
Posted on February 13, 2016 10:11 pm
ASEAN NCAP disappointed with findings of audit test on Hyundai i10
Findings of audit test on one of the earliest models crash-tested by ASEAN NCAP shows no great improvement in safety performance
Posted on February 12, 2016 11:04 pm
Special offers from UMW Toyota Motor for Chinese New Year
Cash rebates, extra accessories and other special offers this month and the next for those buying a new Toyota model
Posted on February 12, 2016 10:12 pm

First Look

Braunability MXV (2)
More independence for wheelchair-users
Ford Explorer-based vehicle is the world's first wheelchair-accessible SUV that is produced in volume
Posted on February 13, 2016 9:57 am
The 2016 MotoGP Safety Car
2016 marks the 18th season of BMW M as Official Car of MotoGP' and the new car supplied is the latest M2 Coupe which was unveiled just last month
Posted on February 12, 2016 12:31 pm
Tata Motors reveals next generation of passenger car models
Next generation of models from India's largest automaker will have a new design language which is a key focus in the company's transformation strategy
Posted on February 10, 2016 3:47 pm

World News

SAFE STEPS
SAFE STEPS Road Safety Programme has Michelle Yeoh as Ambassador
Pan-Asian public service initiative aims to raise awareness about one of the world’s leading causes of death and provide clear and simple life-saving information through the dissemination of educational messages on road safety
Posted on February 13, 2016 10:11 pm
The danger of using non-genuine parts
Fake or non-genuine parts may save you money but could also cause serious injuries or even death if they fail to work as an original part would during an accident
Posted on February 11, 2016 10:12 am
Bell & Ross is Official Watch Partner for Renault F1 team
The watch brand which has been around for almost 25 years will be the official Watch Partner of the new Renault Sport Formula 1 Team for the 2016 and 2017 seasons
Posted on February 8, 2016 8:46 pm

Product News

Petron RON100
Does RON100 make any difference to most engines?
Your engine doesn't need RON100 but maybe you want to give it (and yourself) a treat sometimes...
Posted on February 9, 2016 11:00 am
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

Featured News

MAZDA i-ACTIV AWD
Mazda’s i-ACTIV All-Wheel Drive system explained
Although all-wheel drive has been available in the CX-5 since its introduction, it is only now that Mazda is providing a detailed explanation of the system which is claimed to be more effeicient than other AWD systems
Posted on February 10, 2016 10:47 pm
History of the Jeep
The Jeep brand celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2016 and we look back at the history of the iconic model that can be said to be the grandfather of today's SUVs
Posted on February 8, 2016 3:56 pm
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

Test Drive

Petron RON100
Does RON100 make any difference to most engines?
Your engine doesn't need RON100 but maybe you want to give it (and yourself) a treat sometimes...
Posted on February 9, 2016 11:00 am
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

Future Concept

Honda Civic Hatchback prototype
Prototypes from Honda and Subaru to be shown at Geneva Motorshow
Prototypes are usually a preview to a new generation so the two models on display will show you what to expect in the near future
Posted on February 11, 2016 10:21 pm
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

Used Car Reviews

Goo KANTEI
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

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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

Motorsports

2016 MotoGP Safety Car
The 2016 MotoGP Safety Car
2016 marks the 18th season of BMW M as Official Car of MotoGP' and the new car supplied is the latest M2 Coupe which was unveiled just last month
Posted on February 12, 2016 12:31 pm
4-car Ford GT team for 2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race
Four Ford GTs will race in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours endurance event, 50 years after the Ford team finished 1-2-3 at the same event with the GT40
Posted on February 9, 2016 2:45 pm
Bell & Ross is Official Watch Partner for Renault F1 team
The watch brand which has been around for almost 25 years will be the official Watch Partner of the new Renault Sport Formula 1 Team for the 2016 and 2017 seasons
Posted on February 8, 2016 8:46 pm

Contests

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Petrol Voucher Giveaway
WIN RM100 FREE PETROL voucher
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

Promotions

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
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

2016 MotoGP Safety Car
The 2016 MotoGP Safety Car
2016 marks the 18th season of BMW M as Official Car of MotoGP' and the new car supplied is the latest M2 Coupe which was unveiled just last month
Posted on February 12, 2016 12:31 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

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