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Local News

Mazda2 is the 2015 NST-Maybank ‘Car of the Year’
Mazda2 with SKYACTIV Technology gets the top award this year, along with the MX-5 which was picked as the Sportscar of the Year.
Posted on November 27, 2015 8:06 am
Peace of mind for used car buyers with Goo Warranty
Used car buyers can now obtain vehicle warranty coverage for up to 12 months after their purchase
Posted on November 27, 2015 12:17 am
Shell to launch new road safety education programme in 2016
After 58 years, Shell in Malaysia is reviewing its famous Traffic Games and is now looking into other areas to help improve road safety consciousness, reducing traffic-related injuries and death
Posted on November 26, 2015 7:59 pm

First Look

Chevrolet Colorado Sport and Cruze Sport
Sport versions of Chevrolet Colorado and Cruze now available
Sportier variants of the Colorado and Cruze now available for booking, As an added incentive, NAZA Quest is offering cash rebates of RM12,500 for Cruze Sport and RM6,000 for Colorado Sport (while stocks last)
Posted on November 25, 2015 9:22 am
New BMW 118i Sport with 3-cylinder engine in showrooms from Wednesday
3-cylinder engine which produces 136 bhp/220 Nm is the same unit used in the i8
Posted on November 23, 2015 8:42 am
The Fiat 124 Spider returns… with Japanese genes
Fiat brings back an iconic roadster but shares the platform with the latest Mazda MX-5 although the engine will be a Fiat 1.4-litre unit
Posted on November 21, 2015 9:45 pm

World News

Technical solutions for Volkswagen EA189 diesel engines announced
Volkswagen engineers have developed a simple solution to install in the company diesel engines to ensure they comply with emission standards
Posted on November 26, 2015 8:03 am
Toyota i-Road gets an extra seat for trials in Japan
Addition of extra seat in the ultra-compact urban EV will be useful for mothers who want to bring their children along with them when they go out (video of i-Road in use in our article)
Posted on November 24, 2015 8:33 pm
Range Rover crosses a bridge made of paper! (w/VIDEO)
Another ‘first‘ for the history book of Land Rover's flagship model – crossing a bridge made of 54,390 sheets of paper!
Posted on November 22, 2015 9:03 pm

Product News

Brakes pads
Toyota Australia investigation leads to recall of counterfeit parts
Toyota Australia's recent investigation into counterfeit brake pads has resulted in an online supplier recalling the parts for Hlux and Hiace models. The brake pads, falsely advertised as Toyota genuine products, were also found to contain asbestos
Posted on November 21, 2015 4:50 pm
New BMW M2 Coupe will appear in ‘Need for Speed’ next month [w/VIDEO]
The new M2 Coupe goes on sale in April 2016 but you can start driving it from next month if you have 'Need for Speed' (and it'll cost you a lot less too!). Article includes video of 'Need for Speed' with the latest M car
Posted on October 23, 2015 10:29 pm
World’s largest wristwatch named after famous German circuit
With a diameter of 65 mm, the face of the Nordschleife 20832 SUPER PLUS watch is as large as a tennis ball!
Posted on October 7, 2015 9:47 pm

Featured News

Tokyo Motorshow 2015
Babes of the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
The other attractions of the Tokyo Motorshow when ended this evening
Posted on November 8, 2015 9:46 pm
Paying toll to use highways does have benefits for daily travellers
Using a tolled highway has meaningful benefits such as saving on motoring costs, especially for those who travel to work daily or those who have extensive motoring as part of their daily work
Posted on November 7, 2015 7:21 pm
The filming of ‘The Pulse of Action’, Toyota’s latest TV commercial [w/VIDEO]
How the latest commercial showing the Toyota Vios in action was filmed in Kl and Putrajaya
Posted on November 4, 2015 7:30 am

Test Drive

BMW M Track Experience
BMW M Track Experience Asia 2015 [w/VIDEOS]
The ‘proof of the pudding is in the eating’, as the saying goes, and to truly understand what ‘M’ means, the cars have to be experienced personally... and BMW Malaysia provides that experience at the Sepang track
Posted on September 21, 2015 11:16 pm
First driving impressions of the all-new Mazda MX-5 1.5
The iconic MX-5 has gone into its fourth generation and we went to Japan to find out whether it still has the same character that has made it the best-selling roadster of all time
Posted on August 31, 2015 10:18 pm
First driving impressions of the all-new Ford Everest
We test the second generation of the Everest in Thailand and find it a significantly changed SUV from before
Posted on August 15, 2015 12:03 pm

Future Concept

BMW Compact Sedan Concept
BMW Concept Compact Sedan
BMW is considering a compact 4-door sedan with the market in China in mind so it's showing a concept model there first
Posted on November 23, 2015 9:57 pm
Subaru Impreza Sedan Concept
A preview of a future Subaru model which will be part of a series of next-generation strategic models planned under the company's Mid-Term Management Vision ‘Prominence 2020’
Posted on November 19, 2015 9:09 am
Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo Concept (w/VIDEO)
MPV of the future for Generation Z, the people born since 1995 who have grown up with the new media and regard the motor vehicle as no longer simply a means of getting around, but a digital, automobile companion.
Posted on November 11, 2015 9:30 am

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

Positive start for new vehicle sales as final quarter begins
After 2 months of declining sales, the Total Industry Volume (TIV) for the first month of the final quarter of 2015 started off better with an increase of 9% over September’s volumes
Posted on November 18, 2015 8:46 pm
New vehicle sales by brand – September 2015
The final month of the third quarter was another month of lower sales for most makes as uncertainties continued
Posted on October 26, 2015 12:41 pm
Slowdown in new vehicle sales continues into September
Uncertainties due to weakening ringgit and gloomy economic outlook makes many people reluctant to spend money on new vehicles
Posted on October 19, 2015 5:45 pm


Brazilian GP
F1: Results for 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg wins in Brazil and secures second place in 2015 Drivers Championship with one race left to go. This gives the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team three titles for the season
Posted on November 16, 2015 7:07 am
F1: Starting grid for Brazilian Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg gets another pole position but Lewis Hamilton is now longer bothered since he is already the confirmed World Champion for 2015. Race start as midnight (Malaysian time) on Sunday.
Posted on November 15, 2015 8:41 am
Mitsubishi Triton’s off-road capabilities proven in Borneo Safari
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia shows that a pick-up truck can look good and be a full-fledged 4x4 too by putting the latest Triton through the tough Borneo Safari
Posted on November 14, 2015 9:37 am


Pixels 13-08-15
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
Winners of ‘MAD MAX : FURY ROAD’ contest
20 lucky winners of our contest will be among the first Malaysians to see the movie tonight
Posted on May 13, 2015 3:08 pm
‘MAD MAX: FURY ROAD’ Movie Contest
Win free passes to the movie preview!
Posted on May 5, 2015 2:56 pm


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

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