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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 […]

Bentley Motors appoints new importer for Malaysia

Bentley Motors appoints new importer for Malaysia

Bentley Motors Limited has appointed a full-fledged importer and distributor for Malaysia as part of its objective to build the brand?s presence in the Asia-Pacific region. The importer/distributor is Bentley Kuala Lumpur, which is operated by Meridian Magic Sdn Bhd, a locally-incorporated company. In addition to Malaysia, Bentley has representation […]

New Shell-Ferrari models for 2009

New Shell-Ferrari models for 2009

Everyone knows that in 2008, Perodua sold the most cars in Malaysia (it was No.1 the year before too) but was it really the No. 1? Unknown to us in the media, another company that is also in the auto industry actually sold over 3 million cars? and all of […]

Statement from the new Group CEO of Naza Group

Statement from the new Group CEO of Naza Group

SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin At the recent announcement of the appointment of Naza Italia as the sole importer and distributor of Maserati cars, SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin appeared in his role as CEO of the company and press information also identified him as Group Chief Executive […]

Sales decline pushes Proton’s revenues down

Sales decline pushes Proton’s revenues down

As a result of reduced domestic sales due to consumer caution, Proton’s revenue in the 3rd quarter of its financial year (October – December 2008) fell to RM1.5 billion, resulting in a loss before tax of RM61 million. The company had made RM11 million during the same period in the […]

New Country Chairman at Chevron Malaysia

New Country Chairman at Chevron Malaysia

Jeremy Oh Chevron Malaysia Limited has announced the appointment of Jeremy Oh as its new Country Chairman for Malaysia and Cambodia. Mr. Oh also serves as General Manager for Retail and Commercial & Industrial for Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia having been in this position since April 2008.? He takes over […]

New look for Motor Trader magazine

New look for Motor Trader magazine

Malaysian Motor Trader, the leading and only weekly motoring classifieds in the country, appears on newsstands tomorrow with a completely new look. It comes after the tenth anniversary of the publication, during which time it has grown from strength to strength to occupy its current leadership position in the motoring […]

5.1% drop in January sales

5.1% drop in January sales

The new vehicle market started off 2009 with a 5.1% decline in sales compared to December 2008, with 37,801 vehicle delivered. Compared to January 2008, the difference was 17.5% but January a year ago had more selling days than the same month in 2009. The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), which […]