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Proton reports sales numbers for 2017

Proton reports sales numbers for 2017

Ahead of the annual press briefing by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) on new vehicle sales in 2017, Proton has announced that it sold a total of 70,991 vehicles during the past year. This was lower than the 72,291 units sold in 2016 and one of the reasons given for […]

All-new Kia Picanto to be launched on Wednesday

All-new Kia Picanto to be launched on Wednesday

Naza Kia Malaysia will be officially introducing the all-new Kia Picanto on January 10 (early February in East Malaysia) as its first model for 2018. While detailed specifications and pricing are not being revealed yet, the company is confident that this third generation of the model will be ‘the most […]

Toyota Vios gets upgrades for 2018

Toyota Vios gets upgrades for 2018

UMWT starts off the 2018 with upgrades for its bestselling model – the Toyota Vios – which gets cosmetic changes on the exterior as well as interior. As in 2017, there’s a choice of 6 variants with prices ranging from RM74,980 to RM93,980 (Peninsular Malaysia, excluding insurance). New accessories such […]

Higher fuel prices greet motorists tomorrow

Higher fuel prices greet motorists tomorrow

The first adjustment of fuel prices for the new year starts off with comparatively large increases for petrol and diesel. After midnight today, both grades of petrol have pump prices that are 3 sen higher, making RON95 petrol RM2.29 a litre, while RON97 petrol will be RM2.56 a litre. The […]

Final round of fuel prices for 2017

Final round of fuel prices for 2017

As the year comes to an end, the weekly adjustment of fuel prices don’t end on a particularly happy note for motorists even if petrol becomes ‘slightly’ cheaper. For the final 7-day period of 2017 (which continues into the first week of 2018), the government’s management of unsubsidised fuel prices […]