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Record year for BMW Group in Malaysia

Record year for BMW Group in Malaysia

BMW Group Malaysia had another record-breaking year in 2011 with a total of 5,604 group vehicles sold, comprising 5,003 BMW and 301 MINI  4-wheelers and 300 Motorrad 2-wheelers delivered throughout the year. The achievement was an impressive 24% jump over 2010’s volume, making Malaysia one of the fastest growing markets […]

QuickView: New Ford Ranger

QuickView: New Ford Ranger

By Chips Yap Group Managing Editor Price: To be announced in 2012 Tech Highlights: 2198 cc in-line 4 cyl turbodiesel engine with commonrail injection, 15o ps at 3700 rpm, 375 Nm between 1750 – 2300 rpm | 3198 cc in-line 5 cyl turbodiesel engine with commonrail injection, 200 ps at […]

New Toyota Fortuner 2.7V/2.5G

New Toyota Fortuner 2.7V/2.5G

TRD Sportivo version of the latest Fortuner In 2005, Toyota initiated a global new manufacturing strategy that saw the introduction of a new series of models called the ‘Innovative international Multi-purpose Vehicles’ (IMV). The project was a massive undertaking as it would move virtually all activities for the models outside […]

B5 biodiesel now sold in KL

B5 biodiesel now sold in KL

B5 biodiesel – diesel fuel blended with 5% of palm oil – is now available in Kuala Lumpur. This follows the opening of the first pump for the Putrajaya area in June, Melaka in July and Negri Sembilan in August. At the official launching ceremony at a BHPetrol station along […]

BMW’s wish-list for Budget 2012

BMW’s wish-list for Budget 2012

Over the past few years, the Malaysian government has shown its seriousness about protecting the environment by encouraging green technology to be used more widely in this country. Incentives have been provided in the form of exemption of import and excise duties on hybrid models (only offered to official franchise […]

Chevrolet Colorado launched!

Chevrolet Colorado launched!

[UPDATE: Naza Quest will begin selling the new Colorado this December] After months of building up anticipation for the model and giving a sneak preview using a concept truck, Chevrolet finally shows what the actual production Colorado looks like. Revealed in Bangkok this morning, the Colorado arrives with the declaration […]

QuickView: Jaguar XJL 3.0D

QuickView: Jaguar XJL 3.0D

By Faisal Shah Group Editor Price Msia: RM699,888 (without insurance) On sale: Now Tech Highlights: 2993 cc, V6, turbodiesel, commonrail direct fuel injection, 271 bhp, 600 Nm, 0-100 km/h 6.4 secs, top speed 250 km/h, 6-speed automatic transmission   What is it? A long wheelbase diesel version of the Jaguar […]

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport VGT

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport VGT

Since its introduction in 2009, the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been a major contributor to Mitsubishi sales in Malaysia and is the second best-selling model after the Triton. While many people may see the Pajero Sport (no relation to the big Pajero) as being a SUV version of the Triton […]

Final phase for Chevrolet Colorado before launch

Final phase for Chevrolet Colorado before launch

Chevrolet‘s all-new Colorado pick-up which has so far only been seen in concept truck form is going through the final stages of testing in Thailand and because the pre-production units have to be validated in real-world conditions, keeping it out of public view is no longer easy. But the vehicles […]

New Toyota Hilux launched

New Toyota Hilux launched

[Related articles: First Looks | QuickView Driving Impressions | The IMV Project ] The new Toyota Hilux had its official launch today with a target of 14,000 units to be sold in 2011. Prior to today’s event, Toyota showrooms had already received some 3,000 orders for the new model, the latest version of Malaysia’s best-selling […]