Tag: diesel

More BMWs to be assembled

More BMWs to be assembled

BMW assembly line in Kulim, Kedah BMW Advanced Diesel engine can use B5 biodiesel which conforms to MS2008:2008 In line with its increased investment and the creation of more skilled jobs within the Malaysian automotive industry, BMW Group Malaysia is increasing output at its local assembly facility in Kulim, Kedah, […]

UPS tests lightweight delivery truck

UPS tests lightweight delivery truck

For the average motorist who owns one car, being able to go further on each litre of fuel may mean savings of some money each month. But if you have a fleet of 100 vehicles which travel long distances every day, reducing fuel consumption can make a significant impact on […]

1,250 kms on one tank of fuel!

1,250 kms on one tank of fuel!

“We wish to invite you to join our upcoming program, the Focus TDCi Fuel Efficiency Drive Challenge 2011. The program’s main objective is to affirm the current fuel efficiency proclamation of a Focus TDCi of 900 kms/53 litres. We are confident that our Focus TDCi, a winner in both maximum […]

2011 Land Rover Freelander 2 SD4

2011 Land Rover Freelander 2 SD4

The new 2011 Land Rover Freelander 2 SD4 is now in Malaysia. The latest version is essentially an update of the model which was launched in 2008 and sports subtle exterior and interior changes. More significantly, it has an upgraded, more powerful – yet fuel-efficient – 2.2 litre turbodiesel engine […]

Caltex Menangi Wang Tunai contest

Caltex Menangi Wang Tunai contest

Chevron Malaysia Limited recently announced the winners of the second phase of Caltex Menangi Wang Tunai contest which was held between September 1 and December 31, 2010. Motorists who made a minimum purchase of RM30 of petrol or RM50 of diesel fuel at any of the 34 participating Caltex stations […]

New year fuel tax headache for industry condemned by FTA

New year fuel tax headache for industry condemned by FTA

THE FREIGHT Transport Association (FTA) has condemned the latest increase in fuel duty as a New Year’s present from the Chancellor that will leave the freight industry with a £95 million hangover. The increase of 0.76 pence per litre from January is the third rise since April 2010 and will […]

RHA asks chancellor to vary duty on petrol and diesel

RHA asks chancellor to vary duty on petrol and diesel

THE ROAD Haulage Association has called on the Chancellor to vary the duty level on diesel and petrol to ensure that the pump price of the two fuels remain roughly the same – as has been the accepted price position of the two fuels for years. Even in mid-2007, diesel […]

GM invests another RM1.5 billion in Thailand

GM invests another RM1.5 billion in Thailand

  Model of the new engine plant which will start operations in 2010 General Motors (GM) is moving into the next phase of its growth in the ASEAN region after making the first major investment in the mid-1990s. Back then, GM had decided on Thailand as its regional manufacturing base […]

Fuel thefts warning as oil prices soar

Fuel thefts warning as oil prices soar

SOARING oil prices are leading to thieves siphoning off diesel and oil from storage tanks and even HGV lorries parked up for the night, Hampshire Police have said. Police warned homeowners and farmers to secure their fuel supplies because the thefts are becoming such a problem. Officers said that on […]