FEATURE: What On Earth Happened To The Skoda Brand In Malaysia? We Reminisce In Light Of The New Skoda Skala!

When even the official local website for a bona-fide carmaker – not some fly-by-night kit-car – returns an Error 404 message, you just know something has gone terribly wrong, somewhere. And that’s a shame because I really like Skoda cars. A Google search fares no better, the last search yielded an Autoworld  (<–link) post from back […]

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BMW iCharging Facilities Increase As Electrified Vehicles Account For 57% Of 2018 BMW Sales

BMW Malaysia introduced two New BMW i Charging Facilities at Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka. Mr. Klaus Sennik, General Manager of Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka (above, 2nd from left) said, “The New BMW i Charging Facilities at our hotel marks a significant step forward in enriching our hospitality offerings to our guests while empowering their sustainable […]

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Petronas Sponsors Jet Fuel On Air Asia Flights To Hanoi, Now Everybody Can Yell “Goal”! (Surprise At The End)

PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) is collaborating with AirAsia to bring Malaysian football fans to the second leg of AFF Suzuki Cup Final against Vietnam this Saturday. As the official fuel partner for AirAsia, PDB is sponsoring jet fuel for the discounted AirAsia flights for Harimau Malaya fans travelling to Hanoi, Vietnam to support our national football […]

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Farewell Datuk Dr. Aminar Rashid Salleh, Terima Kasih For All You’ve Done For Perodua!

Our second national-car maker Perodua has seen its longest-serving President & Chief Executive Officer, Datuk (Dr) Aminar Rashid Salleh (below), 58, retire after nine years at the helm. Under Datuk (Dr) Aminar’s leadership, Perodua not only expanded its market share from 31.2% in 2010 to more than 37% as of year-to-date 2018, but also started the much-needed […]

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Ford Ranger 2.2L Wildtrak Wins ‘Pick-up Truck of the Year’ @ Malaysia COTY 2018!

The “tougher, smarter, more efficient” Ford Ranger 2.2L Wildtrak has been named as the ‘Pickup Truck of the Year (Twin Cab)’ at the Malaysia Car of the Year (COTY) 2018 Awards, further reinforcing the Ranger’s top position in Malaysia’s pickup truck segment. Hosted by the Malaysia Automotive, Robotics & IoT Institute a.k.a. MARII (formerly Malaysia Automotive […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 21: Proton X70 SUV Officially Launched, Prices Announced! [+Videos]

FINALLY! After the longest “long lead-in” teaser in the history of motoring in Malaysia, the Proton X70 was officially launched last night by the father of Proton, Tun Dr. Mahathir himself! 35-years ago he did the same with the Saga, and it was fitting that he launched the latest model, Proton’s first SUV, the X70. […]

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Porsche Expands SUV Range With New V6 Turbocharged Macan S! [+Video]

Porsche has expanded its range of compact SUVs with the addition of the powerful Macan S. The new model from the sports car manufacturer features a new three-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine. It delivers 260 kW (354 PS) and has a maximum torque of 480 Nm, representing an increase of 10 kW (14 PS) and […]

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CALTEX “Tap & Go With MasterCard” Winner Drives Away With A Brand New Mercedes-Benz GLC 200!

In conjunction with their partnership with Mastercard, Chevron Malaysia Limited, which carries the Caltex Brand, recently concluded the “Tap & Go with Mastercard Contactless at Caltex” 2018 campaign. For utilising the convenient and secure contactless payment method at a Caltex service station, Mr. Chan Kow Chai from Selangor was rewarded with a brand new Mercedes Benz […]

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Ford Continues “Driving Skills for Life” in Malaysia, Expanding Programme to Corporate Partners

Ford and its local distribution partner, Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), once again hosted a safe driver training programme to corporate partners and members of the public through the long-standing Ford Global Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) programme. The training sessions were held at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS) where more than 50 […]

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BIKES: Castrol Accelerates Ahead With The Launch Of The All-New Castrol POWER1 Oil!

Castrol Malaysia has announced the launch of the all-new Castrol POWER1 by unveiling a total of four new variants – All tailor made to suit a motorcycle’s special demands. The new formulation boasts better performance as a direct result of improved technology and product specification upgrade. The four new variants that were introduced are Castrol […]

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