Highlights of the Season 4 Vios Challenge Night Races (first night)

This weekend sees the conclusion of Season 4 of the successful Vios Challenge, a one-make series which was part of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival. After the first round was held, there was a long period of lockdown which prevented subsequent rounds (and other motorsports) from being run. When the restrictions were lifted, UMW Toyota […]

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2021 Kia Concept EV9

Concept EV9 may be a preview of Kia’s next flagship SUV which will be fully electric

During this decade, Kia will be electrifying its whole line-up as it aims to achieve carbon neutrality throughout the company’s value chain by 2045. Its popular SUV range is already partially electrified with some models having hybrid powertrains, and in due course, fully electric powertrains will be used. Today, the Telluride is the biggest SUV […]

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Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Cadillac

A Ghostbusters car could be worth up to half a million US dollars

Ghostbusters, the 1984 movie, became a cultural phenomenon with its ground-breaking blend of comedy, science fiction, horror and action. The second biggest film of 1984, it grossed US$295 million during its first run and is often considered one of the first movie blockbusters. There was a sequel in 1989, a reboot in 2016 and now, […]

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Land borders between Malaysia and Singapore to also open on November 29

At long last, the land border between Malaysia and Singapore at the Causeway and the Second Link will now be open for travellers between the two countries. This will take place on Monday, November 29, 2021, the same date that the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) will be open at KLIA and Changi Airport for travellers […]

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Toyota Hilux International Pick-Up of the Year 2022-2023

Toyota Hilux wins 2022/2023 International Pick-Up award

The Toyota Hilux has been picked for the 2022/2023 International Pick-Up Award, joining the previous winners which were the Volkswagen Amarok and Ford Ranger (both winning on two occasions), and the Nissan Navara. The award was given by the same organisation that picks the International Van of the Year (since 1992). Every other year since 2009, it […]

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2021 Perodua Myvi

New Perodua Myvi launched with 5 variants, priced from RM45,700 to RM58,800

Four years ago, Perodua launched the third generation of the Myvi, a model which had propelled the brand to the No. 1 position in the Malaysian market when it was introduced in 2005. And every year after that, sales kept growing and helped Perodua to maintain its dominance in the home market. So well built […]

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Final two rounds of Vios Challenge Season 4 to be run at night this weekend

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival (TGR) and Vios Challenge return to the Sepang International Circuit for the finale of the fourth season this weekend (November 20/21). And adding to the excitement will be all the races being run at night – the first time for the one-make series. After the first two round (each comprising […]

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Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia offers 1-hour test-drives without salesman being present

Are you one of those who prefers to be alone at the wheel when test-driving a vehicle? Some people are like that and dislike having a salesman accompany them, sometimes being distracting as they keep talking about the features of the model. But for virtually all companies, that would be an understandable policy – after […]

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New vehicle sales continue rising with 43% increase in October

With more days in September and continued progress towards normalising activities in the business sector, new vehicle sales continued to rise. Although 4.8% lower than October 2020, the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new vehicles registered in the month was 43% higher than September. It’s uncertain how much of the increase was from new orders […]

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