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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 […]

56th Honda dealership opens in Kulai

56th Honda dealership opens in Kulai

Wang Loo Motor Sdn Bhd , the 56th authorised Honda dealership in Malaysia, recently had its official opening in Kulai, Johor. This brings the total number of Honda dealerships to 56, of which 53?are 3S Centres. Honda Malaysia plans to?have 60 dealerships nationwide by 2010 and in the near future, […]

Proton MPV will be called ‘Exora’

Proton MPV will be called ‘Exora’

‘Exora? is the name of the new Proton MPV which will be in the showrooms in April. The name was chosen from among 251,763 entries and was the submission of Norsholihan bt Abd Eanich, a teacher from Changlun in Kedah and she will?receive a Proton Exora as her prize. Two […]

20% decline in sales in 2009?

20% decline in sales in 2009?

2009 will be challenging for the motor industry, no doubt about that. While recessions in the industry have occurred before because, by nature, the business is cyclical, this time round it?s much more severe because it is global. The financial crisis has hit just about every country and because consumers […]

Isuzu Malaysia expects to sustain sales level

Isuzu Malaysia expects to sustain sales level

Annual sales of the D-Max since Isuzu Malaysia was established Isuzu Malaysia, which has achieved double-digit growth in sales volume since its establishment in 2005, expects to be able to sell at least the same number of units as what it did in 2008. Last year, its sales volume was […]

Two new Chevrolet models in 2009

Two new Chevrolet models in 2009

Sanjeev Garg, new CEO/MD of Hicom-Chevrolet Hicom-Chevrolet Sdn Bhd (HCSB) will launch at least four new products in 2009, of which two will be new models. This was revealed by the company?s new CEO/MD, Sanjeev Garg, during his first session with the Malaysian media since taking on the position last […]

New Honda City orders near 6,000 mark

New Honda City orders near 6,000 mark

New City’s sportier and more stylish appearance is drawing a lot of buyers In 2008, Honda Malaysia’s sales totalled 32,486 units,?14% better than what it did in 2007. For 2009, the company remains confident that it can still do better – contrary to the lower forecasts of its rivals – […]

No recall for Toyota Yaris sold in Malaysia

No recall for Toyota Yaris sold in Malaysia

The Toyota Yaris imported and distributed by UMW Toyota Motor is not affected by the global recall of the Vitz (Japanese name for the same model) to replace two items. Information obtained by Motortrader?indicates that?the recall only affects units which were made in the Japanese and French factories; the Yaris […]