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60 units of Toyota Prius being recalled in Malaysia

In response to today’s announcement by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) regarding the recall of 437,000 units of its hybrid models for an update of ABS software, UMW Toyota Motor has issued a statement that 60 units of the 3rd generation Prius sold in Malaysia are affected and the owners will […]

Caltex Body Works launched today

Caltex Body Works launched today

Jeremy Oh, Country Manager of Chevron Malaysia, presenting a certificate for successfully undergoing FRHAM?s training to Juliana Oi, a trainer volunteer for the Caltex Body Works initiative Chevron Malaysia Limited today launched the Caltex Body Works program on reproductive health for secondary school students as part of its ‘Energy for […]

Toyota dealer upgrades to 3S centre

Toyota dealer upgrades to 3S centre

Wing Hin Automobile Sdn Bhd, an appointed dealer of UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), has upgraded its facility to a 3S centre which will now be able to provide customers with a full range of sales and after-sales services. The upgraded facility includes a Body & Paint (B&P) section where repair […]

MIROS: ‘AES can save more than 1,500 lives’

A digital camera which can record vehicles exceeding speed limits or going through red lights at junctions The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) says that the implementation of the National Automated Enforcement System (AES) in the near future will have the potential of saving more than 1,500 lives […]

VW Golf – safest car of 2009

VW Golf – safest car of 2009

For the first time ever, the independent EuroNCAP Institute in Brussels has announced a list of the safest cars of the year, based on the results of all its crash tests (33 cars) in 2009. Topping the list was the VW Golf Mk 6 which performed impressively in all?categories: occupant […]

Nissan Sylphy for a birthday present

Nissan Sylphy for a birthday present

An elated Teo Wui Ling whose birthday drove off with an all-new Nissan Sylphy recently, the being the Grand Prize for the second round of Edaran Tan Chong Motor?s (ETCM) ?Buy One Win One? Contest held as part of the on-going ?I?m Nissan Crazy? campaign. For anyone, winning a free […]

First new Mitsubishi dealership of 2010

The Mitsubishi Motors network continues to grow in Malaysia and the first new one to be opened in 2010 is FA Automobiles Sdn Bhd (Ipoh) along Jalan 222 in Petaling Jaya, Selangor. It is the ninth Mitsubishi 3S (sales, service and spares) dealership in the nationwide network and FA Automobile?s […]

Porsche goes to Sime Darby

Porsche goes to Sime Darby

  The Porsche Centre in Glenmarie, Selangor   Jaseri Automotive Chairman, Dato’ Mokhzani Mahathir Sime Darby, already representing Ford, Land Rover and Alfa Romeo in Malaysia, will soon add a prestigious luxury brand to its portfolio – Porsche. A Letter of Intent has been signed with Porsche Asia Pacific Pte […]

Honda City and Jazz recall

Honda Malaysia has issued a statement which provides clarification on the recent recall of the Honda Jazz. The company states that the affected models are the 1st Generation Jazz 1.4 (2003 Model Year) as well as the 2nd Generation Honda City (2008 Model Year). The recall is for possible failure […]

‘No cause for concern,’ says UMW Toyota Motor

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has issued a statement today that all Toyota and Lexus models which have been imported or assembled and distributed by the company are not affected by the massive recall announced by Toyota in North America. The company gave assurance that owners in Malaysia need not be […]