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Tribe Toyota : Driving Dynamics

Tribe Toyota : Driving Dynamics

In the past year since Tribe Toyota, the official Toyota vehicle owners community, was launched, many activities have been organized for its members, such as the ?Splash Bash? assisting flood victims in Johor and, in May, the ?Amazing Trails 2007? event in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The activities were organised as […]

Frost & Sullivan ASEAN Automotive Awards

Frost & Sullivan ASEAN Automotive Awards

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, tonight presented its first ASEAN Automotive Awards in Kuala Lumpur, recognizing best practices and outstanding performance by automotive companies in South East Asia. In his address to guests, Aroop Zutshi, Senior Partner and Member of the Board at Frost & Sullivan, said: […]

Frost & Sullivan 2007 ASEAN Automotive Awards

Frost & Sullivan 2007 ASEAN Automotive Awards

Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, will honour the best companies in the ASEAN automotive industry at a special event tomorrow night. Known as the ?Frost & Sullivan 2007 ASEAN Automotive Awards?, this event honours and recognizes companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating […]

Nissan Latio off to a good start

Nissan Latio off to a good start

The all-new Nissan Latio has been well received by Malaysians since its sales launch yesterday. According to the Executive Director of Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM), Dato? Dr Ang Bon Beng, around 1,000 orders have already been received and he expects more this weekend as customers visit the showrooms around […]

New vehicle market still weak

New vehicle market still weak

Sales trends for 6 months from December 2006 to May 2007 Year-to-year comparison for sales and production Although new vehicle sales in May, at 38,327 units, were 13.8% higher than in April, the year-to-year comparison shows that May volumes this year were 14% lower than the same month in 2006. […]

0 to 1000 in 17 months

0 to 1000 in 17 months

Dr Chua with Matthew Stuart (left) and DaimlerChrysler Malaysia’s Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, Florian Mueller The C&C Bintang Mercedes-Benz Autohaus in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, is one of the largest in Southeast Asia The largest Mercedes-Benz Autohaus in Malaysia (and one of the largest in Southeast Asia) delivered its 1,000th […]

New MD for Ford Malaysia

New MD for Ford Malaysia

With effect from July 1 2007, Tim Tucker will assume the position of Managing Director of Ford Malaysia. Mr Tucker, who has been Managing Director of Ford Vietnam since May 2004, takes over from Mike Pease who will assume his position in Hanoi. During his tenure in Vietnam, Mr Tucker […]

Suzuki Swift now assembled locally

Suzuki Swift now assembled locally

A Swift bodyshell being welded together at the plant in Pekan, Pahang Suzuki Malaysia Automobile Sdn. Bhd. (SMA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad, recently fulfilled its promise to offer a lower-priced Suzuki Swift with the roll-out of the first locally-assembled version at the AMM plant in Pekan, Pahang. The […]