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EFKON Asia gets into electronic tag business for payment of tolls

EFKON Asia gets into electronic tag business for payment of tolls

Reading Time: 6 minutes With Touch’nGo no longer selling the SmartTAG nor providing aftersales support, the Austrian company which originally provided the technology for the electronic payment device has now gone into retailing a similar type of device for motorists to use at all toll plazas nationwide. The company, EFKON Asia Sdn Bhd, had […]

All fun and no tears at Volkswagen Track Day 2018

All fun and no tears at Volkswagen Track Day 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutes The power of hearsay can be a very powerful thing, where no advertisement can change people’s minds until a large majority agrees that it’s all good – well, its human nature after all. No, I don’t have a stake in Volkswagen’s shares nor I own one of the cars, but […]

Day 2 of the Vios Challenge Rd 2 and TGR Racing Festival

Day 2 of the Vios Challenge Rd 2 and TGR Racing Festival

Reading Time: 8 minutes The second day of the TGR Racing Festival started with dark clouds and light drizzles here and there (in the Klang Valley, at least), suggesting that the Vios Challenge races which are part of the event would have added drama if it rained. However, the skies cleared and then it […]

Day 1 of the Vios Challenge Rd 2 and TGR Racing Festival

Day 1 of the Vios Challenge Rd 2 and TGR Racing Festival

Reading Time: 8 minutes Close racing is a strong feature in the Toyota Vios Challenge and for the second season which started in August in Kuala Terengganu, there’s more of the same as competitors battle each other in cars which have identical performance. For the second round, the venue is the Malaysian Agro Exposition […]

One lap of the Vios Challenge circuit at MAEPS

One lap of the Vios Challenge circuit at MAEPS

Reading Time: 4 minutes The circuit for the second round of the Vios Challenge at this weekend’s TGR Racing Festival is at the Malaysian Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) outside Kuala Lumpur. Other than this weekend, it does not exist because it is purpose-built for the event with all the required protective barriers to […]

PUSPAKOM clarifies concerning Hire-Purchase Inspection issue

PUSPAKOM clarifies concerning Hire-Purchase Inspection issue

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following the announcement by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) to hold an open tender to select service providers for inspection activities of used vehicles (specifically relating to those under hire-purchase) for the new term effective December 18, 2018, PUSPAKOM has clarified that the inspection activities mentioned […]

The new 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class launched starting from RM227,888

The new 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class launched starting from RM227,888

Reading Time: 5 minutes Just eight months after its world premier in Amsterdam, the highly anticipated fourth-generation W177 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has made its official debut in Malaysia last night with two model variants, the A 200 Progressive Line and A 250 AMG Line boasting the company’s latest MBUX intelligent multimedia system, new drivetrains, a […]