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Proton to make electric vehicles for Detroit Electric

Proton and Detroit Electric Holdings Ltd have signed a strategic licensing and contract assembly agreement that will see Detroit Electric using Proton platforms ? specifically the Persona and Gen2 – for its electric vehicles. These will be Detroit Electric?s first models leading to a wider line range of pure electric […]

Two new Goodyear Servitekar outlets in Kelantan

Two new Goodyear Servitekar outlets in Kelantan

Goodyear, in partnership with Mezuan Tayar, has opened two new Goodyear Servitekar outlets in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. This brings the number of Mezuan Tayar Goodyear Servitekar centres in the state to a total of seven. Mezuan Tayar has been in the tyre and carcare business for the past 24 years, […]

Proton: Good response to scrapping scheme

Proton reports that there has been a significant incremental success to its Xchange Programme ? first implemented by Proton in 2007 on its own initiative ? as a result of the government?s automobile scrapping scheme. “More people have shown interest in the programme which we had implemented in 2007. We […]

2nd KL International  Automotive Conference

2nd KL International Automotive Conference

The 2nd KL International? Automotive Conference (KLIAC) will be held on May 26/27 2009 at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur. The conference, which has the theme of ?Surviving and Thriving during the Economic Downturn?, is a timely event as it will serve as a platform for the […]

Naza Italia adds Maserati to its stable

Naza Italia adds Maserati to its stable

Following its appointment as Ferrari importer and distributor in March last year, Naza Italia Sdn Bhd today added another famous marque to its stable ? Maserati. The Italian company, which was established in 1914, has appointed Naza Italia as its sole importer and distributor for the Malaysian market and this […]

BHPetrol Race Ace 2 Go-Kart Challenge

BHPetrol Race Ace 2 Go-Kart Challenge

Flag-off for the go-karters at the launch event this morning The second quarter of the year is usually the time when the consumer market quietens down; the long festive period that starts from before Christmas the year before through New Year?s Day and ends with Chinese New Year is over […]

New vehicle sales dropped 3% in February

New vehicle sales dropped 3% in February

Not surprisingly, February sales were down by 3% from January due to the month having less selling days. However, the Malaysian Automotive Association also attributed the drop to poor consumer confidence due to the global economic uncertainties and stricter loan approvals. Total vehicles sold during the month were 36,675 units, […]

Ming Heng EON Bank Mastercard

Ming Heng EON Bank Mastercard

Ming Heng Motor Sdn Bhd, a leading player in the pre-owned premium cars business, now offers the Ming Heng EON Bank Mastercard to its customers. It is the first??automotive retailer?in Malaysia?to offer a co-branded credit card. Available in Gold and Platinum versions, the credit card offers numerous exclusive privileges to […]

RM5,000 discount for new Perodua or Proton model

RM5,000 discount for new Perodua or Proton model

The Government is allocating RM60 billion as a second stimulus package to help the private sector survive the economic downturn which is expected to be severe. RM200 million of the RM60 billion will be used for an ‘Automotive Development Fund? to assist the domestic automotive industry. Additionally, the Government is […]

Naza Group aims to strengthen position in industry

Naza Group aims to strengthen position in industry

SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin, one of the sons of the late Tan Sri Dato? Seri SM Nasimuddin SM Amin, believes that there will always be a demand for good products and services that are affordable and of high quality, adding that that the factors that are […]