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Local News

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe
Record sales in first half of 2016 keep Mercedes-Benz at the top of premium segment
Record-breaking performance in first 6 months of 2016 keeps the brand with the 3-pointed star in its position as the leading premium brand in Malaysia
Posted on July 22, 2016 2:59 pm
The new Perodua Bezza is launched!
It's finally in the showrooms and already over 4,000 people have booked one. First registrations start from Friday (22/7) so you should see the first cars on the road this weekend
Posted on July 21, 2016 11:57 pm
Bermaz introduces SKYACTIV Clean Diesel variants of the Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6
These diesel engines are nothing like those which used to be sold in Malaysia 20 years ago. They are more efficient, more powerful and much cleaner and feel as nice to drive as petrol engines
Posted on July 21, 2016 3:18 pm

First Look

Sonic Civic
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
The new Perodua Bezza is launched!
It's finally in the showrooms and already over 4,000 people have booked one. First registrations start from Friday (22/7) so you should see the first cars on the road this weekend
Posted on July 21, 2016 11:57 pm
BMW 528i M Performance Edition – only 100 units available
In conjunction with the Centenary celebrations of the BMW Group worldwide, BMW Group Malaysia is offering 100 units of the BMW 528i M Performance Edition. Besides the hallmark BMW kidney grille dressed in black, this edition comes with the M Performance Aerodynamics package
Posted on July 20, 2016 4:47 pm

World News

VW Touareg record drive
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
Salute concept celebrates Jeep’s 75th anniversary (w/VIDEO)
The original 4x4 vehicle celebrates its 75th anniversary this year and this special concept model has been created to commemorate the occasion
Posted on July 18, 2016 10:24 am
New record for Lamborghini’s half-year sales
In the first 6 months of 2016, Lamborghini set a new sales record in its history, surpassing the 2,000-unit mark for the first time in a half-year period
Posted on July 15, 2016 9:49 pm

Product News

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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
Bosch Advantage Wipers for safer motoring
In rainy driving conditions, it is extremely important to have good wiper blades and Bosch claims its new Advantage wiper blades can provide effective cleaning of the glass
Posted on May 23, 2016 12:10 pm
Ironman 4×4 accessories to be distributed by Rustcare Sdn Bhd
A 27-year old Australian brand of accessories for 4x4 vehicles, especially the latest Nissan NP300 Navara
Posted on May 20, 2016 7:04 pm

Featured News

Toyota Prius 2012
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
2016 Porsche World Roadshow in Malaysia
A unique international event which gives potential customers a chance to sample the latest models and explore the limits of performance in a safe environment
Posted on July 22, 2016 6:13 pm
How the Lexus LF-LC concept was turned into a production car you can buy
Most people may think that turning a concept car into a production model is a straightforward task but it is actually a complex project. The Chief Engineer and Chief Designer of the new Lexus LC 500h explain how they did it
Posted on July 13, 2016 12:44 pm

Future Concept

Mercedes-Benz Future Bus
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
Upmarket Mitsubishi SUV concept for Paris Motorshow
First official picture of a future Mitsubishi SUV which will be positioned more upmarket than the Outlander and have a more advanced PHEV system
Posted on July 17, 2016 7:23 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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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

Motorsports

British GP
F1: Results of 2016 British Grand Prix
Third consecutive victory for Lewis Hamilton at Silverstone on a wet Sunday as Nico Rosberg manages to hold on to second place in spite of gearbox problems
Posted on July 10, 2016 9:53 pm
F1: Preview of the 2016 British Grand Prix
Round 10 of the 2016 F1 championship takes place at Silverstone where Lewis Hamilton - the most successful Brtiish F1 driver - has won for the past two years. Will he collect his 47th victory today?
Posted on July 10, 2016 6:39 pm
F1: Starting positions for 2016 British Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton grabs pole position for tomorrow's race on home ground, with Rosberg in second positions and Max Verstappen in third, his best ever grid position to date
Posted on July 9, 2016 9:26 pm

Contests

BESTA
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
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

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

Test Drive

Bezza
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
Driving impressions: Hyundai Tucson 2.0 Executive
Less radical looks than its predecessor with overall improvements but test unit was unusually thirsty and the ride comfort seems to have been sacrificed for better handling
Posted on May 31, 2016 1:35 pm

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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