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Market report for 2006

Market report for 2006

Naza was the best-performing brand and overtook Honda and Nissan for No. 4 position, thanks to new models like the Sutera In the final tally of Malaysian motor vehicle sales for the whole of 2006, Naza emerged as the best-performing brand in the market even though it was not No.1. […]

UMW Toyota Motor’s School Traffic Warden programme

In support of the government’s efforts to reduce road accidents, UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) has announced its sponsorship of the School Traffic Warden Programme which was launched yesterday. The programme will be a joint effort between the Toyota franchise holder, Ministry of Education and the Road Safety Department. […]

Lexus Malaysia opens first facility

Lexus Malaysia opens first facility

Lexus Malaysia, a division of UMW Toyota Motor, today had its first facility officially opened for business by the Minister of Finance II, Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop. The facility, which offers sales, service and spare parts (3S) is located at Mutiara Damansara (opposite Tesco) , on the outskirts of […]

Forecast: 3.8% growth in 2007 sales

Forecast: 3.8% growth in 2007 sales

Frost & Sullivan’s forecast for 2007 sees?the?TIV?crossing the 500,000 mark again Sales should increase as consumers come to terms with the resale values of their vehicles and start buying new vehicles After a year of substantial decline in total industry volume (TIV) to below 500,000 units, Malaysian motor vehicle sales […]

MIROS starts operations

MIROS – the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety – begins operations on January 3, 2007 and will be the first road safety research institute in Southeast Asia as well as the third in the Asia-Oceania region (after those in Japan and Australia). The new organization, which has an initial grant […]