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UMW Toyota Motor’s statement on floormat issue

UMW Toyota Motor’s statement on floormat issue

?On September 29 2009, Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. released a ‘Consumer Safety Advisory? on the potential of floor mat interference with the?accelerator pedal. This advisory was directed at owners of certain North American Toyota and Lexus models. ? This advisory was raised following a recent event in North America, […]

Proton’s next engine

Proton’s next engine

Prototype turbocharged CAMPRO in a Waja Proton?s next engine will be a high-performance engine which it presently calls the ‘Proton Higher Performance Engine?. The prototype was revealed during a visit by the King and Queen to the company?s R&D facilities at Lotus Engineering in England recently. This is the second […]

Subaru Palm Challenge

Subaru Palm Challenge

Ten finalists have been determined out of 40 hopeful contestants in the Subaru Palm Challenge, held in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, recently. The finalists will represent Malaysia at a regional level in the ‘MediaCorp Subaru Impreza WRX Challenge? – The Asian Face-Off? on October 31 where a Subaru Impreza S-GT and […]

Quill Automobiles opens 4S BMW dealership

Quill Automobiles opens 4S BMW dealership

BMW Malaysia and Quill Automobiles Sdn Bhd today signed an agreement that will see the opening of a new BMW 4S (Sales, Service, Systems and Spare-parts) Centre in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, with a satellite workshop in Puchong. ?With the combined 30 years experience of the team behind Quill Automobiles, we […]

Alister McRae to drive for Proton R3 in Rally Indonesia

Alister McRae to drive for Proton R3 in Rally Indonesia

Alister McRae,?brother of the late Colin McRae (a former WRC champion), will drive the Proton Satria Neo S2000 in the Indonesian round of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) next month. Karamjit Singh is not available to drive in the event which will be the Proton R3 team’s second outing in […]

August sales down by 6.5%

August new vehicle sales were 48,358 units, a drop of 6.5% compared to July. According to a preliminary summary, part of the decline was due to lower Proton sales during the month. Cumulative sales for the 8 months of 2009 was 351,550 units, 7% lower than the same period in […]

Ford models that can use RON95

Ford models that can use RON95

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Hamann Tycoon Evo

Hamann Tycoon Evo

No, this isn?t a mod of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo though many who clicked on the link to read this story may have thought that. As many enthusiasts would know, Hamann specialises in BMW (and also Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche) so a project involving a Mitsubishi would be, well, very […]

Toyota Classics 2009

Toyota Classics 2009

The annual Toyota Classics will be performed by the Prague Chamber Orchestra this year on October 23 at the?MBSA Auditorium in Shah Alam, Selangor.?Tickets are priced at RM250, RM150 and RM70, and all proceeds will be donated to selected charities by UMW Toyota Motor and Toyota Motor Corporation. For more […]

Road to the Future for Mercedes-Benz

Road to the Future for Mercedes-Benz

It?s clear that the traditional energy sources of fossil fuels are not going to last forever. These fuels took millions of years to be created and since the beginning of industrialization and then the arrival of the automobile, they have been depleting rapidly with no replenishment taking place. For the […]