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MAA moves into new building

MAA moves into new building

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) today officially opened its new building at Ara Damansara (near the old Subang airport), Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Previously, the association had been occupying a floor of a building in Section 14, Petaling Jaya, for the past 14 years and before that, a small unit in […]

Proton performance improved in last quarter

Proton performance improved in last quarter

Proton Holdings Berhad continued to improve its financial performance, posting a profit-before-tax of RM11 million for the third quarter (Q3) ended December 31 2007 (Proton?s financial year runs from April to March). This was an improvement compared to the loss-before-tax of RM272 million incurred in the corresponding quarter during the […]

Nasim’s first Peugeot Blue Box

Nasim’s first Peugeot Blue Box

Following the announcement of the Peugeot franchise takeover on January 2 2008, Nasim Sdn Bhd (NSB) has quickly moved ahead to ensure that Peugeot owners in Malaysia have no disruption in after-sales support services by opening the new Peugeot Blue Box in Glenmarie, Shah Alam, Selangor, this morning. The first […]

2008 Toyota Eco Youth Program

2008 Toyota Eco Youth Program

Since 2001, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) has been running the Toyota Eco Youth (TEY) programme which is a joint effort by UMWT and the Ministry of Education to cultivate environmental awareness and encourage respect for the environment among youth in secondary schools. TEY is a major component of […]

Bestsellers of 2007

Bestsellers of 2007

2007 started off on a low note as sales continued to head downwards, a? trend which had started the year before. In spite of substantial discounting to clear stocks, sales remained weak and until June, they were below the 2006 numbers each month. In fact, the slide was severe enough […]

What car-buyers want

What car-buyers want

63% of potential car buyers in Malaysia said a professional sales advisor would positively influence their decision to purchase a new car while one-quarter would be discouraged from buying a new vehicle if served by a pushy or aggressive sales advisor, according to a survey by global market research company […]

Suzuki takes 40% stake in Suzuki Malaysia

Suzuki takes 40% stake in Suzuki Malaysia

A Suzuki dealership in Kuala Lumpur Swift being assembled in the AMM plant in Pahang As markets grow in size, they become more significant to carmakers who see it worthwhile to become directly involved in the distribution and marketing activities. This has been the trend in Malaysia since the late […]

Proton holds Customer Appreciation event

Proton holds Customer Appreciation event

Proton yesterday organised a Customer Appreciation Day at the Proton Centre of Excellence in Shah Alam, Selangor, to thank their loyal and supportive customers. During the event, several new initiatives were announced with the aim of further improving customer relationship and creating a stronger rapport with Proton customers. “We have […]

ALD Automotive comes to Malaysia

ALD Automotive comes to Malaysia

  ALD Automotive, a global leader in the business of vehicle operational leasing and fleet management, has chosen Malaysia to make its entry into the Southeast Asian region. With Malaysian parties, it has established ALD Automotive Sdn Bhd which offers solutions for financing and management of vehicle fleets.   “From […]

A direct line to the MD of Proton

A direct line to the MD of Proton

Proton MD Datuk Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir The treatment of customers at Proton showrooms has left a lot to be desired and that?s a fact which Proton MD, Dato’ Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir does not dispute. When he took on the ?hot seat? at the national […]