Proton sales and export volumes higher in 2020 in spite of pandemic

In November, Proton added another 11,411 units (including export sales) to its cumulative volume for 2020, bringing the total to 96,410 units. Compared to the total 11-month volume in 2019, the increase is 7.5% while the comparison of monthly volumes shows this year to be 18% higher. “Malaysian car sales are continuing to outperform market […]

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12,997 units of Toyota Hilux and Fortuner recalled for brake booster issue

A certain batch of Toyota Hilux or Fortuner vehicles have an issue with their brake system which requires rectification at an authorised Toyota service centre. The vehicles affected were produced and distributed by UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) between July 2018 and January 2019 and number 11,571 units for the Hilux and 1,425 units for the […]

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Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia is giving RM1,000 off on any new vehicle purchased by December 7, 2020

This month is a good time if you’re shopping for a new car this month as some companies are offering special deals that can save money. One of them is Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) which is giving another RM1,000 off for all new Volkswagen models booked through authorised dealers from today till December 7, […]

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Perodua registers record number of vehicles in one day – over 5,000 units

In spite of the severe downturn that the car industry suffered earlier in the year due to suspension of business activities nationwide, it seems that sales are presently pretty good. In fact, up till November, Perodua has already delivered over195,000 vehicles and expects to meet its 210,000-unit registration target by the last day of 2020. […]

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Naza to give up Peugeot, which will be taken over by Berjaya Auto Alliance

As widely rumoured, the Peugeot franchise is to change hands and this has finally taken place, with Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB) being appointed to the new role of distributor. BAASB is a joint venture between Berjaya Corporation and Bermaz Auto, with the former having a majority share of 51%. The Naza Group, which […]

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Get a new Honda City by December 12 and you can save RM2,000

The date ’12.12’ only occurs once a year and to celebrate this last pairing of numbers for 2020,  Honda Malaysia will be having a special sales campaign – the ‘12.12 Special Sales’  – with a rebate worth RM2,000 for the latest 5th Generation Honda City (S and E variants). 12-day promotion The ‘All-New City 12.12 […]

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BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia extends services to customers

BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia, which has been helping Malaysians purchase BMW and MINI vehicles since 2007, has extended its services with the introduction of i-Renewal. This is a  digital service for the BMW and MINI Comprehensive Motor Insurance Programme that simplifies renewal processes for BMW and MINI owners insured by the programme. The BMW […]

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2021 Hyundai Elantra

All-new Hyundai Elantra to be launched in Malaysia next month

This may be the worst year ever for the auto industry (though sales in the past few months have actually been high) with the MCO forcing a shutdown of businesses and factories. Production was affected and sales too were virtually non-existent for at least one month. Nevertheless, the government’s assistance in the form of sales […]

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Mazda Philippines helps create awareness of the critically endangered pangolin

Companies periodically demonstrate their corporate social responsibility (CSR) by supporting worthwhile causes or organizing and sponsoring activities for the benefit of communities. In some cases, they may also fund efforts to create awareness of conservation activities to prevent certain wildlife from becoming extinct. One example is the latest initiative by Mazda Philippines which is giving […]

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