Tag: Toyota

Recall for 1st Gen Toyota Prius

Recall for 1st Gen Toyota Prius

1st generation of the Prius Toyota has announced a recall of 106,000 units of the first generation of its Prius hybrid for a fault in the electric steering system caused by a nut that may come loose. The recall is said to be prompted by just one minor accident suspected […]

Update on Toyota production in Malaysia

Update on Toyota production in Malaysia

Engine assembly at ASSB  As the supply situation gets clearer from Japanese suppliers, assembly plants around the world are slowly resuming normal operations. Though there was concern that a shortage of parts from Japan would interrupt production these few months, it appears that recovery is quicker than expected. For Assembly […]

The most valuable auto brands

The most valuable auto brands

Despite massive recalls that dented its image, Toyota is still regarded highly and ranked highest among automakers in the 2011 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study. A summary of the study notes that Toyota reclaims position as most valuable car brand demonstrating the power of strong brands to […]

Free cars for three lucky Toyota customers

Free cars for three lucky Toyota customers

‘Buy one, get one free’ is a promotional offer that is not often used in the car industry since the products are expensive but once in a while, companies like UMW Toyota Motor will offer customers such a deal and for three lucky customers who purchased new Toyota vehicles during […]

1 million vehicles produced by ASSB

1 million vehicles produced by ASSB

Assembly Services Sdn Bhd (ASSB), the subsidiary of UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd which is involved in automobile manufacturing, rolled out its 1 millionth vehicle yesterday. The plant is the third one in Malaysia to achieve this milestone since it began operations. The other two plants which earlier achieved cumulative […]

Lexus CT200h

Lexus CT200h

Having brought hybrids into the mainstream of the car market after 10 years, Toyota has begun to explore ways of extending the appeal of such vehicles beyond just being fuel-efficient and environment-friendly. While there’s no doubt that going further on each litre of fuel is increasingly important to motorists – […]

Infiniti Etherea

Infiniti Etherea

Infiniti, Nissan’s luxury division, will display a compact model at the coming Geneva Motorshow next month. Known as the Etherea, the concept model is said to preview how a future entry-level Infiniti could look. The first official pictures released this evening show an evolving Infiniti identity along with a profile distinctly […]

New Toyota hybrids for Europe

New Toyota hybrids for Europe

Earlier this year at the North American International Motorshow, Toyota announced that the Prius hybrid which has so far been a single model would become a family of models, with different variants for different types of customers. The iconic 5-door hatchback, which now includes a plug-in hybrid version, will be […]

2010 Market Report for E. Malaysia

2010 Market Report for E. Malaysia

Data excludes commercial vehicles such as lorries, panel vans, and buses but includes pick-ups For the full 2010 Malaysian Market Report, click here   Perodua Viva is the best-seller in Sabah and Sarawak, instead of the Myvi, the national best-seller www.perodua.com.my Toyota is No. 2 in East Malaysia, thanks mainly […]

Special Service Campaign for Lexus IS250

Special Service Campaign for Lexus IS250

In connection with a recall notice by Toyota Motor Corporation, Lexus Malaysia (a division of UMW Toyota Motor), the exclusive distributor of Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, has initiated a Special Service Campaign (SSC) for its Lexus IS250 models. This is to address the insufficient tightening of the fuel pressure sensor […]