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Proton’s response to MTUC statement

File picture of a Proton assembly worker The following statement was issued by Proton this evening: On the statement made by MTUC Secretary General on Wednesday, 10 March 2010, which claimed that more han 2,000 PROTON staff has been receiving monthly basic salary of RM600 since 2003, PROTON would like […]

Perodua Viva passes 200,000 mark

Perodua’s R&D capabilities have grown significantly over the years The 200,000th Viva was produced at Perodua?s factory near Rawang, Selangor, today. It?s been 33 months since the model was launched as a successor to Perodua?s first model, the Kancil, and to mark the special occasion, Deputy MITI Minister Dato? Mukhriz […]

Club for VW owners

Club for VW owners

Cergaz Autohaus, a new authorised VW dealer in the Taman Tun Dr Ismail area of Kuala Lumpur, has a club for its VW customers. Besides a mystery gift when signing up, members will also be entitled to special deals and treats on their birthdays.  To know more about VW products […]

Naza Group confirmed as new distributor of Chevrolet

Naza Group confirmed as new distributor of Chevrolet

As mentioned in our report on January 4, 2010, the Chevrolet distributorship will go to the Naza Group and this was finalised recently with the signing of an agreement with GM South East Asia Operations. Nothing of significance was?mentioned after the signing ceremony apart from the usual statements that local […]

New Toyota service centre in Klang Valley

New Toyota service centre in Klang Valley

UMW Toyota Motor has opened a new service centre in Puchong Jaya, Sepangor, to expanding the company?s aftersales service in the Klang Valley. The RM24 million facility has 40 service bays and 52 after-sales staff members, and can service up to 145 cars per day.      

No recall necessary for Nissan Frontier

Nissan Frontier models sold in Malaysia are not affected by the recall which has been announced in the USA. Edaran Tan Chong Motor says that the units sold here have different components and there have been no problems with the fuel gauge which prompted the recall. The other models mentioned […]

Naza Italia now offers Pre-Owned Ferrari Programme

Naza Italia Sdn Bhd, the franchise holder for the Ferrari brand sports and supercars since March 2008, now offers the Ferrari Pre-Owned Program in Malaysia. Approved by Ferrari and offered exclusively by Naza Italia, the program adheres to the strict guidelines set by the Italian carmaker. Naza Group of Companies […]

Easy way to find out your insurance NCD

Easy way to find out your insurance NCD

Since the beginning of this year, all insurance companies and takaful operators have been required to refer to a central database for information on the NCD (No Claim Discount for each year of no insurance claim being made) of a customer purchasing a motor insurance or takaful policy. This has […]

‘No regrooved tyres from us,’ pledge Goodyear dealers

‘No regrooved tyres from us,’ pledge Goodyear dealers

In support of the move by the government banning the importation and sale of regrooved and used tyres, Goodyear dealers nationwide have pledged not to offer such tyres or even display them on their premises. The initiative, organized by Goodyear Malaysia, which took place today at a hotel in Shah […]

Malaysia’s first passenger car crash test

Malaysia’s first passenger car crash test

  The trailer was stopped on the side of the road and coming up behind was a Perodua Alza with four persons on board, one of them a small child. For some reason, perhaps due to falling asleep on the long journey, the Alza smashed into the back of the […]