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Local News

Toyota service centre
2016 JD Power Customer Satisfaction Index Study for Malaysia
Toyota is found to provide the greatest customer satisfaction at its service centres while Kia has climbed to overall 4th in rankings this year
Posted on July 29, 2016 10:05 pm
Honda Malaysia offers compensation for ‘loss of use of car’ due to Takata airbag issue
Honda Malaysia has come up with a compensation plan for ‘loss of use of car’ due to the delay in the replacement of the front driver’s airbag inflator module. Owners of vehicles which cannot have the replacement made immediately due to shortage of parts will be given RM50 a day but they must register with Honda Malaysia to qualify for the compensation
Posted on July 28, 2016 3:30 pm
New Toyota 3S dealership opens in Selangor
New dealership situated along the increasingly busy Klang – Kuala Selangor road offers the full range of sales and aftersales services to customers and owners in that part of the state
Posted on July 26, 2016 8:14 pm

First Look

MINI JCW Pro Edition
MINI JCW Pro Edition
Exclusively for the Malaysian market, it's described as ‘the fastest, loudest and the most powerful MINI 5-Door developed’ and only 20 units are available at RM255,888 each
Posted on July 25, 2016 9:36 pm
BMW M5 Competition Edition
Only 200 units of this ultimate variant will be available for purchase worldwide. Like the original model first introduced in 1986, the latest M5 offering is one of the most potent cars ever produced for sale by BMW
Posted on July 25, 2016 5:42 am
Sonic Civic commemorates 25th anniversary of popular SEGA game
‘Sonic the Hedgehog’, the popular video game, is remembered with this one-of-a-kind Civic created by Honda and SEGA
Posted on July 23, 2016 8:31 am

World News

Mercedes-Benz S500 Intelligent Drive
Pioneering car heads to the Mercedes-Benz Museum
Technology advances so fast that a Mercedes-Benz S 500 which travelled autonomously between two cities just 3 years ago is already headed for the museum
Posted on July 28, 2016 7:37 am
Hyundai Motor’s Project IONIQ Lab looks at the future
Part of the Korean carmaker's long-term research and development project that predict changes in future mobility which examines 12 future ‘megatrends’ that are likely to affect the car industry in 2030
Posted on July 24, 2016 6:06 pm
Fourth world record drive for Volkswagen Touareg
After 3 successful world-record drives with the Volkswagen Touareg TDI, Rainer Zietlow and his team drove from the eastern Russian town of Magadan to the Portuguese capital Lisbon in 6 days and 9 hours, securing another world record with the same model
Posted on July 18, 2016 8:59 pm

Product News

Caltex Delo 400 MGX
Caltex Delo 400 MGX – one oil for all heavy-duty diesel engines
A premium diesel engine oil which makes it unnecessary for fleet operators to stock separate engine oils for high and low sulphur environments which are found in the varied operating conditions in Malaysia
Posted on July 28, 2016 10:34 pm
Motorists will love Huawei’s super P9 smartphone
Huawei, the world leader in smartphones, has been hard at work developing a new generation of smartphones which offer not just superlative qualities but also a superior features list that will enhance the motoring experience
Posted on July 27, 2016 10:44 pm
Exclusive Nissan GT-R headphones from Pioneer
At 34,800 yen (about RM1,290) each, these headphones are a lot more affordable than a GT-R and also much more exclusive since only 250 units will be available
Posted on May 30, 2016 6:46 pm

Featured News

Ford Everest airbags
Protection that activates faster than the blink of the eyes
The latest Everest has airbags on the front and sides of the vehicle's cabin which deploy faster than your eyes can blink, protecting you from serious injury
Posted on July 30, 2016 9:23 pm
The Goo KANTEI Diary – 2002 Nissan Fairlady
The sportscar that Brian Ngu was thinking of buying was in Kajang but he was in Sabah. To have an independent evaluation of its condition, he called on the trusted services of Goo KANTEI which did a 244-point inspection for him
Posted on July 30, 2016 1:15 pm
The Goo KANTEI Diary – 2012 Toyota Prius
The duty-free hybrid cars are now slowly entering the used car market and Goo KANTEI inspectors recently assessed a unit for a customer who wants one to economise on travelling costs as he does a lot of long-distance motoring
Posted on July 22, 2016 9:15 pm

Future Concept

Over the Horizon
‘Over the horizon’ technology can help reduce accidents
Being able to know about road conditions ahead - but not visible to the driver - can help reduce accidents and also make motoring less stressful
Posted on July 27, 2016 6:44 am
Mercedes-Benz Future Bus with CityPilot
Mercedes-Benz has designed a bus of the future which further enhances the attractiveness of the city people-mover as a means of transport
Posted on July 23, 2016 5:28 pm
Mitsubishi Motors to reveal new small concept MPV in Indonesia
Downsizing is the trend these days and Mitsubishi Motors will show what it has in mind for a compact MPV of the future for the Indonesian market
Posted on July 21, 2016 1:31 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

Sales volumes by brand in May 2016
May was a good month for the industry as the highest monthly sales were recorded. Our chart shows the brands which contributed to this upswing, and those which did not do better during the month
Posted on June 21, 2016 7:11 pm
Upswing in May sees highest monthly sales this year
6% increase in May new vehicle sales pushes Total Industry Volume to 44,669 units, the highest monthly figure to date
Posted on June 17, 2016 5:16 pm
Sales volumes by brand in April 2016
In spite of selling less vehicles than March, Honda still remained in No.2 overall position with a 14% market share
Posted on May 26, 2016 9:56 pm


F1: Starting positions for 2016 German Grand Prix
Another dramatic qualifying session for Sunday's race at the Hockenheim circuit as Nico Rosberg beats his team mater, Lewis Hamilton by less than 1 second
Posted on July 30, 2016 11:18 pm
New look for Formula E electric racing car in third season
The all-electric single-seater cars already look different and a new two-tier wing will make them look more aggressive and differentiate them even more from other racing cars
Posted on July 29, 2016 5:36 am
Toyota GAZOO Racing’s WRC car tested outside Finland (w/VIDEO)
The Toyota GAZOO Racing WRC team has been working on the development of the Yaris WRC for the past 9 months. After a great deal of team effort had been put in, the Yaris WRC recently underwent testing in southern Europe, following its first shakedown run in Finland
Posted on July 26, 2016 6:34 am


BESTA: As seen in Malaysia Contest
BESTA: As seen in Malaysia Contest. Hurry up and post your funny picture up while you still can!
Posted on May 16, 2016 5:36 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


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

Test Drive

2016 Proton Perdana
Driving impressions of the New Proton Perdana
After months of speculative sketches, rumours and spy shots, the new Perdana has finally made its way into the hands of Malaysians, and Motor Trader's Bryan Au has tested it
Posted on July 27, 2016 5:04 pm
All about the new Perodua Bezza Sedan – including driving impressions
The all-new Perodua sedan will be launched next week but we have all the information you would want to know - including the first driving impressions.
Posted on July 14, 2016 1:45 pm
Tested: Mercedes-Benz C180 – The new baby C-Class
The new Mercedes-Benz C180 picks up from the C200 as the entry level model to the C-Class range, and it does not disappoint.
Posted on July 12, 2016 7:43 pm


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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