Tag: automotive

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Dear reader, Thank you for picking up this week’s copy of Motor Trader. This is my first week at the helm of Malaysia’s premier motoring classifieds magazine and before anything I would like to thank my predecessor Mark Cooke on a job well done as the Managing Director of Proto […]

Bosch unveils motorcycle stability control system

Bosch unveils motorcycle stability control system

AUTOMOTIVE electronics giant Bosch has unveiled designs for a comprehensive stability control system to be fitted to motorbikes and other powered two-wheelers (PTWs). The Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC) system, which includes ABS, traction control and linked brakes, also limits engine torque to deny gratuitous wheelies and controls front wheel braking […]

Wearnes Automotive helps a boy get his wish

Wearnes Automotive helps a boy get his wish

When Youga, a 12-year-old boy diagnosed with cancer, told his doctor that his birthday wish was to be able to play action games on a portable console, Make-A-Wish Malaysia quickly swung into action. With Wearnes Automotive in hand, the wish-granters ferried him and his family from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur […]

ASEAN market to be 5th largest in the world by 2019

ASEAN market to be 5th largest in the world by 2019

The ASEAN region offers a significant opportunity to global automakers in the near to medium term, says Frost & Sullivan. According to Vijay Rao, Research Director at the Asia Pacific affiliate of Frost & Sullivan, the importance of ASEAN as a cluster cannot be denied as the region is likely […]

Buy a new Volkswagen, help a child

Buy a new Volkswagen, help a child

Buying a new Volkswagen is probably a dream come true for you but wouldn’t it be nice if realizing your own dream also helps a child with his or her dream? This April and May, Wearnes Automotive can help you do that: for every Volkswagen vehicle purchased at Wearnes during […]

The most popular car colours in the world

The most popular car colours in the world

Globally, white continues to be the favourite automotive colour today, based on data compiled by PPG Industries, the world’s leading manufacturer of transportation coatings. Based on 2012 data from carmakers, PPG annual survey of global colour popularity showed white to be the most popular (22%) with silver ranked second (20%), […]

‘Earth colours’ to become more popular for cars

‘Earth colours’ to become more popular for cars

Designers from BASF Automotive Coatings have announced the results of its latest automotive colour trend report, identifying the popular colour choices of consumers around the world today as well as predicting the automotive colours of the future. This year’s report shows that future colours will be “naturally cultivated” with nuanced […]

ACEA seeks EU recognition

ACEA seeks EU recognition

LEADING industry figures have called upon the EU government to include commercial transport in its plans for sustainable economic growth. In a speech delivered at the IVECO annual conference on EU transport policy in Brussels, the company’s CEO Alfredo Altavilla highlighted the need for all Europe’s leading industries to be […]