Special Service Campaign for 1,451 Daihatsu vehicles to replace engine connecting rod

Daihatsu (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (DMSB) has a Special Service Campaign (SSC) for 1,451 vehicles sold in the Malaysian market to carry out the replacement of a connecting rod in the engine. All the vehicles are the Gran Max model with the 1.5-litre 3SZ engine. The light commercial vehicles were manufactured between March 7 2018 and […]

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Copen GR Sport

Daihatsu Copen to be sold as Copen GR Sport in Japan, from RM92,000

Fans of the Japanese kei-cars will be familiar with the Daihatsu Copen, a compact model like a miniaturised roadster. Like the Suzuki Cappuccino, it was mainly for the Japanese domestic market although there were exports. The original Copen was on sale from 2002 to 2012 and then there was a lapse of 2 years before […]

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SEEING AHEAD – Commentary on the New National Car by Chips Yap

Another National Car? I would have thought that the term is no longer of significance today and that the more important thing is the branding of a product by a Malaysian company as a ‘Malaysian Car’. This would be in the same way as we refer to a Toyota as a Japanese car, a Mercedes-Benz […]

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