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F1: Incomplete race but Button wins again

F1: Incomplete race but Button wins again

Brawn GP?s Jenson Button won again in Malaysia, making it two wins in a row, but the victory came after an incomplete race due to heavy rain forcing an early end to the second round of the 2009 championship. Based on running positions on the 31st lap, Nick Heidfeld (Sauber […]

Shell V-Power and Ferrari Collectibles to be auctioned

Shell V-Power and Ferrari Collectibles to be auctioned

The two F1 drivers with Dato? Mohzani Abdul Wahab, MD of Shell Malaysia Trading and Shell Timur Two sets each of the Shell V-Power Racing Collector?s Garage 2009, the Ferrari 2008 Yearbook and Ferrari cap will be auctioned off for charity by Shell and Pavilion. The items also have the […]

New MD/CEO for Honda Malaysia

New MD/CEO for Honda Malaysia

Honda Malaysia?s new Managing Director/CEO is Toru Takahashi, 55.?He has been with Honda Motor for over 30 years and has been involved in many areas of the company?s business. His predecessor, Atsushi Fujimoto, takes on a new position as Managing Director of Honda Automobile Thailand.

First Mitsubishi 3S centre opens in Sarawak

First Mitsubishi 3S centre opens in Sarawak

The first Mitsubishi Motors 3S (Sales, Service and Spares ) centre in Sarawak opened recently to meet increasing demands for Mitsubishi vehicles and services in the region. Located at the Boulevard Commercial Centre in Miri, the new facility operated by Auto Pacifica has a showroom, discussion area, customer lounge, meeting […]

Asia’s largest Ferrari & Maserati showroom opens

Asia’s largest Ferrari & Maserati showroom opens

Naza Italia, the sole importer and distributor for Ferrari and Maserati in Malaysia, proudly opened the doors to its Ferrari and Maserati flagship Centre cum showroom to the public today, following the official opening by the Yang? Di-Pertuan Agong when His Majesty signed the plaque to declare the Centre opened. […]

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 […]

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, […]