Perodua to surge forward in 2022 with RM1.326 billion investment

After two difficult years with disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and then the global semiconductor shortage which started last year, Perodua is looking towards a stronger recovery in 2022. The Malaysian carmaker delivered 190,291 vehicles in 2021 – 13.6% lower than the volume reported in 2020 – but has set a target of 247,800 […]

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Police to use in-car radar and iCOPS during ‘Ops Selamat’ between January 28 and February 6

For the police to catch motorists exceeding speed limits, they need to have evidence and the most common approach in Malaysia is by using speed cameras that are installed by the side of highways, or hand-held units operated by personnel. Without the evidence provided by a reliable device to show the speed the vehicle was […]

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Latest Isuzu D-MAX keeps winning new buyers, especially with the flagship X-Terrain variant

Since its global debut, the all-new third-generation Isuzu D-MAX has impressed buyers and critics alike, attracting new users who have appreciate its impressive level of sophistication, comfort and capability. Launched in Malaysia last April, the new D-MAX has expanded the brand’s appeal and reach. “Through the strong and bold design of the new model, excellent […]

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2021 new vehicles sales passed 500,000 mark but still 4% down from year before

Although 2021 was the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and the auto industry had been hoping to recover from the impact of the lockdown in 2020, the total number of new vehicles sold was actually lower. Where the Total Industry Volume (TIV) in 2020 was 529,514 units, the TIV for 2021 was 4% lower […]

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New locally-assembled Peugeot 2008 launched, priced from RM126,753

Following the appointment of Bermaz Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB) as the distributor of Peugeot vehicles in Malaysia, the range of locally assembled models has been refreshed, starting with the Peugeot 3008 and 5008 which were launched late last year. Today, the third model from the Stellantis assembly plant in Kedah (formerly owned by the […]

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Proton R3 moves forward with new range of Premium Genuine Oils and new merchandise

R3 is well known among Malaysian motorsports enthusiasts, especially Proton fans. As the motorsport and performance division of Proton, it has been active in ‘Race, Rally and Research’, which is what R3 stands for. Almost 20 years old, R3 has made a name for itself in local and international motorsport events, particularly in rallying. With […]

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PLUS apologises, will reinstate 43 lanes to SmartTAG lanes to address congestion issue

PLUS Malaysia has taken note of the Prime Minister’s directive to ensure that highway users have more than just the RFID mode of payment to use to electronically pay toll charges. The RFID option has co-existed with the SmartTAG and Touch ‘n Go payment options in most open toll highway networks since 2018 and last […]

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Shell station preserves Penang’s living heritage whilst maintaining connection to the past

Shell has been in Malaysia for over 110 years, initially starting with exploration operations and then moving downstream to establish a nationwide network of retail outlets selling fuel and other products. One of the brand’s oldest stations is in Penang and has existed since the 1920s, serving many generations of motorists on the island. With […]

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