Tag: Malaysia

Who Foots The Bill?

Who Foots The Bill?

BMW’s all-new i3 electric was launched simultaneously in New York, London and Beijing, as it’s such an important new car for the brand. With it, the Bavarians officially start their sub-line of electric cars, which will hopefully become as commonplace as a 3 Series in the near future. Just don’t […]

Reaching for The Masses

Reaching for The Masses

How many premium cars can the world take in every year? Quite a lot apparently. Luxury and specialist car companies have been ‘reaching down’ into the car market for quite a while now as they seek to broaden their appeal. The thinking here is that you can tempt buyers of […]

2013 JD Power CSI Study for Malaysian market

2013 JD Power CSI Study for Malaysian market

Implementation of consistent service standards at dealerships has helped improve satisfaction with authorized service centres among new-vehicle owners of most national and non-national brands, according to a summary of the J.D. Power Asia Pacific 2013 Malaysia Customer Service Index (CSI) Study released today.  The study, now in its 11th year, […]

Big Brand Power

Big Brand Power

As carmakers become increasingly equivalent in competency, the importance of having a strong brand grows in importance. Think of it as white goods. All things being equal the only reason for differences in prices of refrigerators is down to brand image. How much can brand image affect the pricing of […]

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 14/2013

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 14/2013

We welcome suggestions on how we can improve this newsletter and provide you with information you would like to see so please do send us feedback at [email protected] Big Brand Power As carmakers become increasingly equivalent in competency, the importance of having a strong brand grows in importance. Think of […]

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 13/2013

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 13/2013

We welcome suggestions on how we can improve this newsletter and provide you with information you would like to see so please do send us feedback at [email protected] Conventional Rules Our cover car this week proves the adage of ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’. The all-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class […]

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 11/2013

Motor Trader Newsletter – Issue 11/2013

We welcome suggestions on how we can improve this newsletter and provide you with information you would like to see so please do send us feedback at [email protected] Reinventing Luxury Time And Time Again In the modern world we live in, the latest technology and inventions are just some of […]

A Month of Plenty

A Month of Plenty

Ramadhan will be upon us this week and with its arrival, our Muslim friends will once again be fasting and observing all the traditions of the holy month. Personally, I look forward to trying all the delicacies you get at the food bazaars but the for the automotive market, it’s […]

Conventional Rules

Conventional Rules

Our cover car this week proves the adage of ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’. Yet, while Mercedes were criticised for trying to reinvent the wheel, they’ve similarly been praised for designing the type of car every other manufacturer has been making for decades. Sure, the rest don’t have […]