Tag: Malaysia

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 […]

Evolutionary Changes

Evolutionary Changes

I’ve mentioned ‘country of origin’ stereotypes before but it’s worth repeating. Simply put, it means we’re either for or against something based on the country it came from. Cars are a good example. There are many cases of buyers not wanting to even touch cars from certain countries because the […]

Mass Market Appeal

Mass Market Appeal

Our cover this week features the best selling car in the world. The Toyota Corolla is now in its 11th Generation and while rivals from Europe (VW Golf & Ford Focus), Korea (Hyundai Elantra) and Japan (Honda Civic) continue to mount serious challenges to its throne, Toyota just seems to […]

Reinventing Luxury Time And Time Again

Reinventing Luxury Time And Time Again

In the modern world we live in, the latest technology and inventions are just some of the things we can look forward to in a new car. The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is one such vehicle which sets new automotive and engineering standards with every successive generation. Over the years, it […]

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gets off to good start

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gets off to good start

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBM) started 2013 in ‘high gear’ with a 6% increase to 1,827 vehicles, including commercial vehicles, for Q1 (first quarter) of 2013, compared to the same period last year. This achievement was despite the difficult market environment led by the uncertainty of date for the general […]

2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix

2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix

The 2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix will be held from 22 to the 24th of March. The Formula 1 race maybe the centre of attraction at Sepang, however Petronas will be holding loads of other activities to entertain the masses during the race weekend. First off, is the […]

Shop, Party & Race at the 2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix

Shop, Party & Race at the 2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix

Celebrating its 15th edition this year, the 2013 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix is a not-to-be missed event for motor racing fans as it offers a massive package of world-class racing, shopping, partying, entertainment and an adrenaline pumping concert featuring international rock legends Guns N’ Roses. Slotted as the […]

Another good year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

Another good year for Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) had another good year in 2012 with a 9% increase in sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles (including the Fuso brand). 8,085 units were delivered, up from 7,400 units the previous year, with commercial vehicle deliveries alone registering an increase of 12%. “The 2012 performance is […]

BMW Group Malaysia’s ‘green deed’

BMW Group Malaysia’s ‘green deed’

The management and employees of BMW Group Malaysia recently took time from the office to visit and plant 200 trees at the Botanical Gardens of the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. The activity was part of the premium carmaker’s year-end staff activity to […]