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New location for BHPetrol head office

New location for BHPetrol head office

With effect from March 22, 2010, the head office of?Boustead Petroleum Marketing Sdn Bhd – which markets the BHPetrol brand of fuels and lubes – will be at Level 15 Surian Tower, No. 1 Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya. The new Customer Hotline will be 03-77199499. For […]

New Audi showroom in Kuala Lumpur

New Audi showroom in Kuala Lumpur

A new Audi showroom opened for business today at the busy Bukit Bintang/Imbi area of Kuala Lumpur (adjacent to the BMW showroom). Also unveiled during the opening event was the Audi R8 V10 supercar, the first official appearance of the car in Malaysia.

Lexus Malaysia goes north

Lexus Malaysia, a division of UMW Toyota Motor, officially opened its new 3S facility in Penang, its second outlet in the country. Referred to as ‘Lexus Penang’, it is strategically located (on the site of the former Toyota showroom) in the heart of Georgetown near the E&O Hotel.   The showroom […]

Beware of flying pebbles on NS Highway

Beware of flying pebbles on NS Highway

There have been reports of?pebbles being thrown at cars by children near the Slim River – Bidor stretch of the North-South Highway. No accidents have occurred so far but cars have been damaged, according to PLUS which attributes the naughty activities to the school holiday season.  

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 […]