Tag: Hybrid

Locally-assembled BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid launched

Locally-assembled BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid launched

BMW Group Malaysia today celebrated its 100 years of innovation at BMW Innovation Days Malaysia 2016 and introduced the new BMW 330e, its second locally-assembled hybrid vehicle with eDrive Technology. Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Han Sang Yun, Managing Director & CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said: “The BMW […]

Mercedes-Benz hybrids continue to have full duty-exemption

Mercedes-Benz hybrids continue to have full duty-exemption

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) today announced that its locally-assembled hybrid models – the S400L Hybrid and E300 BlueTec Hybrid – will continue to have exemptions on import duty and excise tax as they qualify for the Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV) incentives provided in the current National Automotive Policy. “We are delighted […]

Kia aims for green car leadership by 2020

Kia aims for green car leadership by 2020

Kia Motors aims to offer more fuel-efficient and ‘greener’ cars in coming years, with the goal of becoming a leader in the low emissions car market by 2020. Its 5-year development plan will see further increases in investments in R&D into fuel-efficient technologies and new products, with a range of […]

Toyota hybrid sales have crossed 8 million mark

Toyota hybrid sales have crossed 8 million mark

Takeshi Uchiyamada, Toyota’s Chairman – and the person who led the development of the world’s first mass-produced hybrid car – likes to tell the story of how his team couldn’t get the first Prius prototype to move for 49 days. According to him, “We had no idea what was wrong, […]

Porsche 919 Hybrid design prototype to be auctioned for charity

Porsche 919 Hybrid design prototype to be auctioned for charity

Porsche Asia Pacific has joined forces with the importers in the region to raise funds for SportCares, a Singapore-based foundation that passionately works to improve the lives of underprivileged children, at-risk youth, needy seniors and members of community with disabilities. To meet this objective, a full-sized replica of the Porsche […]

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid and Camry 2.0

2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid and Camry 2.0

Although the Toyota Camry existed in the carmaker’s line in the 1980s, it was only in the early 1990s that it became a global model when it was designated as the second ‘World Car’ after the Corolla. Toyota invested some A$400 million to build a brand new factory in Australia […]