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Shell Unleaded 95

Shell Unleaded 95

In support of the government?s move to phase out RON92 petrol and replace it with RON95 from September 1 2009, Shell is embarking on a campaign to provide motorists with information on the subject so they can make the right choice in fuel selection. The company announced this campaign this […]

2 millionth Honda CV joint shipped from Malaysia

2 millionth Honda CV joint shipped from Malaysia

Honda Malaysia’s plant in Melaka was recently shipped its 2 millionth set of CV (constant-velocity) joints. Production began at the plant in 2002 and its CV joints are exported to? the UK, Turkey, Pakistan, India, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. The plant is one of four that Honda has worldwide […]

June sales up 2.9%, Proton beats Perodua

June sales saw?Proton overtaking Perodua for the first time in 3 years, thanks only to the Exora MPV. As for the total?industry volume, sales increased 2.9% over May to 45,211 units. The MAA is optimistic that sales will improve further and has revised its annual forecast to 500,000 units from […]

UMW Toyota Motor briefs first responders on hybrid vehicles

UMW Toyota Motor briefs first responders on hybrid vehicles

    Although there are not many hybrid cars in Malaysia yet, there is always the possibility of an emergency situation involving one of the units already on the roads. To ensure that first responders and rescue workers in government agencies and highway concessionaires are familiar with the additional measures […]

Shell Eco-marathon comes to Asia

Shell Eco-marathon comes to Asia

In July 2010, Shell will hold its first Eco-marathon (SEM) in Asia after a number of successful years in The Americas and Europe. The event will continue in the other two regions while the inaugural Asian event will be held in Malaysia (which will also host it for three years) […]

Year 1 of Toyota Eco Rangers completed

Year 1 of Toyota Eco Rangers completed

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) recently concluded the first year of Toyota Eco Rangers Programme (TER) with an awards presentation held in SMK (P) Sri Aman, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. The 3-year programme, which consists of workshops, concept paper presentation, tree planting, greening and nurturing activities, had the participation of 22 secondary […]

Crazy about Nissan!

Crazy about Nissan!

You?ve probably heard or read about ?I?m Nissan Crazy?, a new campaign by Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) which is a fully integrated marketing effort aimed at bringing Nissan and ETCM closer to the hearts of consumers by engaging them with a series of advertisements, online games, contests and events.? […]

F1: First-time win for Mark Webber

F1: First-time win for Mark Webber

Mark Webber, starting from pole, took the chequered flag in the German GP inspite of a drive-through penalty. With team mater Sebastian Vettel finishing runner-up, it was a 1-2 for Red Bull Racing. Third was Ferrari’s Felipe Massa. Jenson Button, who finished 5th, remains in the championship lead. Full results […]

Ferrari California is here

Ferrari California is here

Following its global debut at the Paris Motorshow last October and its first appearance in Asia at the Shanghai Motorshow in China in April this year, the Ferrari California is now in Malaysia. Naza Italia, the official Ferrari importer and distributor for Malaysia, had earlier booked a small number of […]

Honda City passes 10,000 unit mark

Honda City passes 10,000 unit mark

The 10,000th City customer with Honda Malaysia’s MD/CEO, T Takahashi (second from right) Launched in December 2008, the third generation of the Honda City has been a hot-seller in a market environment that has seen a downturn this year. And by this week, 10,000 units had been delivered to customers […]