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Fuel prices
No change in fuel prices for June
Your rush to the petrol station this evening was unnecessary as the prices of RON95/97 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the third month in a row
Posted on May 31, 2016 10:23 pm
Perodua Tweckbot in Kerteh, Terengganu, this weekend
For peace of mind before a long journey, Perodua owners can get a free 50-point safety check of their vehicle this weekend at the Mesra Mall in Kerteh, Terengganu between 10 am and 6 pm
Posted on May 27, 2016 10:10 pm
Nurturing the future of the nation
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today announced contributions of over RM200,000 for initiatives that support the growth and development of Malaysian society
Posted on May 27, 2016 4:36 pm

First Look

2016 Jaguar XJ
Updated Jaguar XJ now on sale in Malaysia
Latest version of long wheelbase Jaguar flagship has cosmetic updates for a more assertive presence on the road. Retail prices range from RM645,000 to RM830,000 (excluding insurance and roadtax)
Posted on May 31, 2016 4:23 pm
New Nissan GT-R NISMO debuts at Nurburgring
It's almost 10 years old and still just as desirable and Nissan keeps improving it each year
Posted on May 28, 2016 10:20 am
All-new Kia Sorento and Sportage launched in Malaysia
Two new Kia SUVs arrive in the market at the same time, one a 7-seater and the other a 5-seater
Posted on May 25, 2016 10:49 pm

World News

Zero star rating for 2 models in ASEAN NCAP tests
Fortunately, the two models - the Kia Morning and Hyundai EON - are not sold in Malaysia but they would not be approved by the JPJ anyway
Posted on May 31, 2016 9:27 pm
Latest Toyota Hilux is the overall best-selling vehicle in Australia
Not only the best-selling pick-up truck in Australia but also the best-selling vehicle this year with 12,883 units sold since the year began - 99 units ahead of the Corolla which is in second place
Posted on May 26, 2016 6:21 pm
Nissan Motor forms strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Motors
Nissan will take a 34% equity stake in MMC and cooperate in areas including purchasing, common vehicle platforms, technology-sharing, joint plant utilization and growth markets
Posted on May 15, 2016 8:56 pm

Product News

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

Ford Ranger test
Ford Ranger put through the ultimate test (w/VIDEO)
In the final experiment of Built Ford Tough – an online documentary series from Ford – a team of Ford engineers put the Ranger through a grueling non-stop 24-hour test on a course chosen to challenge every aspect of the Ranger’s tough credentials
Posted on May 19, 2016 11:47 pm
CAR COLOUR OF THE MONTH: Youthful fighter
Nippon Paint spices up young exec’s hatchback with new and ravenous ‘colour scheme
Posted on May 13, 2016 12:03 pm
The evolution of F1 video games since 1982
See how F1 videogames have gone from being just dots running around a screen to virtual reality set-ups that allow you to challenge Lewis Hamilton or Sebastian Vettel on racing circuits around the world
Posted on May 4, 2016 2:39 pm

Future Concept

Volvo 40-series concept
Preview of Volvo’s small car series to be introduced in 2017
40-series concepts show how Volvo plans to expand into the large and lucrative global market for premium small cars
Posted on May 30, 2016 2:40 pm
2016 BMW 2002 Hommage concept
A very special car for this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este which pays tribute to one of the most significant models in BMW's history
Posted on May 26, 2016 11:06 am
Toyota 86 Shooting Brake concept
Toyota's Australian design team comes up with a possible variant for the popular coupe model but it's just a concept, unless there's a strong business case to produce it for sale
Posted on May 7, 2016 6:19 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 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
Weak start to new vehicle sales for second quarter
Total Industry Volume for the month of April was 13.6% lower than March. 42,177 vehicles were sold in April, comprising 37,893 passenger vehicles (89.8%) and 4,284 commercial vehicles (10.2%)
Posted on May 16, 2016 4:07 pm
New vehicle sales by brand for March 2016 and first quarter sales
March was a good month for sales with almost every brand selling more vehicles than in February
Posted on April 29, 2016 3:39 pm


Monaco GP
F1: Results of 2016 Monaco Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton finally wins a race, his first in the 2016 championship, while 2015 winner Nico Rosberg had a bad outing this year
Posted on May 29, 2016 10:15 pm
F1: Preview of the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix
The sixth round of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship takes place this weekend at another seaside resort – Monte Carlo, the playground of the rich and famous. It’s the 63rd time that a Formula 1 race is being held on the street circuit, the first race having been run in 1950
Posted on May 29, 2016 9:11 am
F1: Starting positions for the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix
Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo grabs pole position for the race. In most years, the driver starting from pole position has won at Monaco so the Aussie has a strong chance of taking the chequered flag
Posted on May 28, 2016 9:41 pm


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

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
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


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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