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Driving impressions of the new Perodua Axia

Driving impressions of the new Perodua Axia

Price range: from RM24,600 – RM42,530 (Peninsular Malaysia) Tech Highlights: 998 cc 3-cylinder petrol DOHC 12-valve 1KR-DE petrol engine, EFI, 66.6 bhp/90 Nm, 5-speed manual transmission or 4-speed electronic automatic transmission What is it? Perodua’s tenth model since the Kancil but this one represents a milestone in the company’s history. […]

QNEWS: smart EV gets Mickey Mouse theme in Japan

QNEWS: smart EV gets Mickey Mouse theme in Japan

Mercedes-Benz Japan is accepting orders for an exclusive version of the smart fortwo EV which will be the automotive industry’s first to be associated with a Disney character. The limited edition, for sale only in Japan, has a ‘Mickey Mouse’ theme and is priced at 3.99 million yen (about RM119,000). […]

Formula-e Evergrande Spring Beijing ePrix

Formula-e Evergrande Spring Beijing ePrix

Although it was Nicolas Prost (e.dams-Renault) who had started from clinched pole position for the inaugural Formula-e Evergrande Spring Beijing ePrix, Audi Sport ABT’s Lucas di Grassi stole victory in the event after Prost and Nick Heidfeld crashed in a last corner battle for the lead. Heidfeld walked away unscathed […]

How Ford develops a new model

How Ford develops a new model

[swf src=”http://www.motortrader.com.my/news/wp-content/uploads/images/2014/04/620x75MotorTrader1.swf” width=620 height=75] To meet rising global demand for sports utility vehicles (SUVs) – a segment that grew 13% in 2013 and is expected to continue growing rapidly – Ford has been hard at work developing a tough, flexible and smart SUV that will meet the needs of consumers […]

Toyota U2 Concept

Toyota U2 Concept

For those who like DIY (do-it-yourself), there’s a new Toyota concept which is inspired by a growing innovative spirit in urban areas. Known as the Urban Utility concept vehicle – or U2 – the concept vehicle was recently displayed in San Francisco. Developed by Toyota’s Calty Design Research in California, […]

2015 Mercedes-AMG GT/GT S

2015 Mercedes-AMG GT/GT S

With the new Mercedes-AMG GT, launched at AMG’s home base in Germany yesterday, the Mercedes-AMG sportscar brand enters a new segment for the company that is teeming with top-class competitors. The new model is the second sportscar developed entirely in-house by Mercedes-AMG, the high-performance division of the carmaker. “With its […]

2015 Jaguar XE

2015 Jaguar XE

[swf src=”http://www.motortrader.com.my/news/wp-content/uploads/images/2014/04/620x75MotorTrader.swf” width=620 height=75] The Jaguar XE has finally been revealed to the world and is the first model developed from Jaguar Land Rover’s new modular vehicle architecture, setting the standard for driving dynamics in the midsize segment. Positioned below the XF and XJ ranges, the new XE will go […]

First official details of the Proton Compact Car (PCC)

First official details of the Proton Compact Car (PCC)

[swf src=”http://protomalaysia.com.my/GoodYear/620×75.swf” width=620 height=75] In today’s competitive auto industry, domestic as well as global, fresh new products are constantly needed to keep customers coming to showrooms. Every carmaker is launching new products so what’s new today may become just another model by the end of the year. So ideally, there […]